On this week’s episode of The Sportscast, cricket expert Ayaz Memon analyses India’s win over South Africa in the first test match. Despite the comprehensive win by the host team, the limelight has firmly remained on the turning Mohali pitch. Till what extent should home advantage be exploited by teams?
In its Annual General Meeting in Mumbai on Monday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India took several key decisions. President Shashank Manohar wants a clean and transparent Board and as a result, N Srinivasan was dethroned as the ICC Chairman. Ravi Shastri has also been dropped from the IPL Governing Council due to issues of conflict of interest while Roger Binny has been axed from his position as National Selector.
We also take a look at the ongoing Cricket All-Stars exhibition in United States between Tendulkar’s Blasters and Warne’s Warriors. Is T20 the way forward to globalise this sport? How can Test cricket be revamped to attract larger crowds?
Watch the episode to catch a roundup of all the Premier League action from the weekend as well as our takeaway from the Paris Masters.