Three of the five World Cups have been won by sub-continental teams. There is a good chance the sixth edition of the tournament that goes underway from 8th March will also be won by a sub-continental team, hosts India.
Nowhere has the phenomenon of Twenty20 cricket resonated more than in India. The game could have been made in the image of the country: a bustling and frantic place enjoying a bustling and frantic game.
The chairman of the International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Unit , Sir Ronnie Flanagan revealed that an international team was under investigation for attempting “manipulate” games in the upcoming ICC World Twenty20.
South African left-arm orthodox spinner Aaron Phangiso has been suspended from bowling in domestic cricket after an independent testing determined that all his deliveries exceeded the allowed 15-degree extension.
Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene expressed his disappointment at the comments of the president of Sri Lanka Cricket, who was unhappy with the 38-year-old for accepting a consulting role with England in the upcoming ICC World Twenty20.