When Team India boarded the flight for South Africa, they must have had plans to create history. Their hope was substantiated when Bhuvneshwar Kumar ran through the South African top order in the first Test. But consecutive defeats soured the spirits of the Indian cricket fans.
One argument that seems to be in vogue at the moment, is that the advent of online gambling is a big contributor to fraud. Whilst technology can make it easier for someone to cheat in various ways such as pitchsiding for instance, there is no doubt that online sports gambling in no way encourages cheating.
The fixtures for the Indian Premier League 2018 season was announced on Wednesday with the defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings at Wankhede Stadium in the tournament opener on 7th April.
As a big setback to Bangladesh cricket, the International Cricket Council has rated the pitch at Shere Bangla Stadium in Mirpur that recently hosted the second Test against Sri Lanka as 'below average'.