It is a human tendency to appreciate the rising sun. Something new and maverick readily catches the human eye. A bowler from Gujarat with a bowling action that nobody had seen before almost immediately caught the public eye.
As two players are banned, two more are fined and one is reported for a suspected illlegal bowling action, our latest cricket news video calls the Sri Lanka-India series one which has caused a bit of a hangover.
Dinesh Chandimal and Ishant Sharma have been banned while Dhammika Prasad and Lahiru Thirimanne fined by the ICC following incidents during the third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo.
The International Cricket Council has charged Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan cricketers Dhammika Prasad, Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal after heated exchanges took place on the fourth day of the third Test in Colombo.
According to reports, Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma is almost certain to be ruled out of the upcoming World Cup as he failed to bowl a single delivery during India's practice session in Adelaide on Saturday.
Barely a week after thrashing the Sri Lankans 5-0 the Indian team is already in Australia preparing for another tough Test series before the eventual World Cup in February and March, writes Tapabrata Banejee.