Tag: Cricket

Phil Hughes’ passing, a reminder of life’s uncertainty

November 27, 2014: You didn’t have to know Australian batsman Phil Hughes to be shaken by news of his death after a two-day battle in hospital upon being hit by a cricket ball in a Sheffield Shield game at the Sydney Cricket…

No back-foot strokes, just reform BCCI

Missing the woods for the trees appears to be fast acquiring the status of favourite pastime in Indian cricket circles. For instance, the machinations of officials and officers of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) were overlooked…

Will SC focus shift to other sports bodies soon?

The landmark order of the Supreme Court, initiating sweeping changes in the structure of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has set the cat among the pigeons. And, sports administrators, athletes of all hues, fans and Public…