Asia Cup squad on June 7
Mumbai: The Indian squad for next month’s Asia Cup in Sri Lanka will be picked in Delhi on June 7, BCCI sources said on Saturday. The national selection panel, headed by Krishnamachari Srikkanth, is expected to name a full squad after resting several senior players for the ongoing tri-series in Zimbabwe. The four-nation meet is to be held in Dumbulla with hosts Sri Lanka clashing with Pakistan in the opening tie on June 15. Bangladesh are the fourth side.
Thiruvananthapuram: Sreesanth was Saturday replaced by all-rounder Raiphi Vincent Gomez as captain of Kerala for the 2010-11 season although the temperamental pacer was named in the list of probables.
Mumbai: President of the Sri Ganganagar District Cricket Association, Mehmood Abdi, Saturday charged the president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association, C.P. Joshi, of turning a blind eye to the “illegalities” committed by RCA secretary Sanjay Dixit.
Karachi: With pressure mounting on him, PCB chief Ijaz Butt, went into damage control mode and clipped the wings of the board’s chief operating officer Wasim Bari. Butt has taken away the administrative powers of Bari and given it to Subhan Ahmed who has been appointed senior general manager.
Bagan, EB win
Calcutta: It will be a derby in the CAB league final as Mohun Bagan will clash with East Bengal. Bagan defeated town by 16 runs in the semi-final on Saturday. East Bengal beat eastern railway in an A.N. Ghosh Trophy league match.
Cab league: Mohun Bagan 415/7. Town 399/9 in 85 ovs (Avilin Ghosh 107, Mohammed Ashrafuddin 3/57). Mohun Bagan won by 16 runs.
A.N. Ghosh Trophy: East Bengal 448/6. Eastern Railway 154 in 50.5 ovs (Dibyendu Chakraborty 3/28). East Bengal won by 294 runs.