Cricketer Basil D’Oliveira awarded freedom of Worcester

Cricketer Basil D’Oliveira awarded freedom of Worcester

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Basil D’Oliveira, fondly known as Dolly, represented England in 44 Test matches Cricket legend Basil D’Oliveira is to be posthumously awarded the freedom of the city of Worcester. Born in South Africa, D’Oliveira moved to England in 1960 because of the lack of opportunities for non-white players. He played […]

Arjun Tendulkar: Sachin's son named in India under-19 squad

Arjun Tendulkar: Sachin's son named in India under-19 squad

Image copyright ABC Image caption Arjun is the only son of Sachin Tendulkar, who also has a older daughter named Sara The son of legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun, has been picked for the national under-19 team. The team will play five one-day internationals and two four-day matches in Sri Lanka in July. Sachin, […]

Cricket Australia chief Sutherland to step down

Cricket Australia chief Sutherland to step down

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption James Sutherland says his decision was not affected by a ball-tampering scandal Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has announced that he will step down. Mr Sutherland said the “time is right” for him to depart his position, which he has held for 17 years. He denied that his […]

England all-rounder Stokes denies affray charge

England all-rounder Stokes denies affray charge

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ben Stokes arriving at court in Bristol for a previous hearing England cricketer Ben Stokes has pleaded not guilty after being accused of fighting outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder is charged with affray. At Bristol Crown Court on Monday, Mr Stokes denied the charges […]

Dave Callaghan 'the voice of Yorkshire cricket' dies

Dave Callaghan 'the voice of Yorkshire cricket' dies

Image copyright Yorkshire Cricket Club Image caption Dave Callaghan (right and pictured with former umpire Dickie Bird) was a “very special person” in cricket in Yorkshire The man who was widely regarded as the voice of cricket in Yorkshire has died, it has been announced. Dave Callaghan, who worked for BBC Radio Leeds and Look […]

Inside the mind of Ganguly – India's 'greatest' captain?

Inside the mind of Ganguly – India's 'greatest' captain?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSourav Ganguly on captaining India during match-fixing scandal Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has released a memoir which chronicles his achievements, disappointments and controversies. The BBC’s Vikas Pandey spoke to him in Delhi. Ganguly is considered to be one of the best captains in international cricket. […]