Calcutta: The ICC Global Cricket Academy (ICC GCA), based at Dubai Sports City, was officially launched Tuesday, with the world-class, state-of-the-art facilities, according to a media release.
Present at the launch were ICC president Sharad Pawar, ICC vice-president Alan Isaac and several members of the ICC board as well as ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat.
Karachi: Differences between the national cricket coach Waqar Younis and chief selector Mohsin Khan came out in the open Tuesday, during the hearing of the National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) on sports in Islamabad.
Karachi: Pakistani lawmakers in the NASC on sports did not carry out their threat of resigning in 24 hours, after earlier claiming that they would step down if Ijaz Butt remained PCB chief.
Karachi: The PCB Tuesday shot a letter to one-day captain Shahid Afridi for questioning the selection process on a TV channel show.
Atwal tied 3rd
Atlanta: Arjun Atwal finished tied for third place on 12-under-par along with Australian Robert Allenby and American David Toms, at the inaugural McGladrey Classic at St. Simons Island in Georgia, Sunday.
London: Singapore billionaire Peter Lim entered the Liverpool ownership battle with an increased cash bid for the club of £320 million.
Shanghai: Rafael Nadal has enjoyed one of the most successful seasons in tennis, but the Spaniard thinks winning the four Grand Slams in a single season is beyond him.
Bilbao: Viswanathan Anand played out a quick draw with Vladimir Kramnik of Russia to remain in second spot, after the end of the third round of the Bilbao final masters tournament.
Staff reporter & Agencies