In a major development, two of the highest paid players in Indian Premier League (IPL), Yuvraj Singh and Dinesh Karthik, have been
released by their respective franchises ahead of the auction for the 2015 edition, according… 186 more words
Almost exactly 3 years ago, LeggieLefty wrote this ode to cricket. At that time three young men had been sent to jail for "spot-fixing", predetermined outcomes within a match. Today's news is that the one N Srinivasan has been named in a corruption scandal. At the time he was the head of the BCCI, the Board of Control for Cricket in India, the most powerful sports body in the world, some say. He has now been elevated to the world body. The International Cricket Conference is the world's most toothless sports governance body. http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/content/current/story/799467.html A very sad day for us all here at SloWord. Even though LeggieLefty is transitioning off this blog, he will always remain an integral part of SloWord. Pray for cricket, if you please!