Players from the Bangladesh and Sri Lanka cricket teams were seen having heated exchanges over the umpire’s decision on giving a no-ball during the Thursday’s T20 match in Colombo. With the first ball of the final over being a bouncer, Bangladesh needed 12 runs off 5 balls to win. The second ball was also a bouncer which the Bangladesh players expected to be given a no-ball, but not given. The disappointment made Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah argue with the main umpire in spite of the square leg umpire signalling a shoulder height no-ball. The match was interrupted for some time after a scuffle broke out. However, the match resumed after a brief halt and Mahmudullah hit the winning runs for Bangladesh with a ball to spare.
Bangladesh won against Sri Lanka in the 6th T20I of Nidahas Trophy 2018 on Friday. After captain Shakib Al Hasan had to leave due to a finger injury, it seemed almost impossible for Bangladesh. However, batsman Mahmudullah lead his team to victory with his final six at the last moment to reach the target of 160. Bangladesh will play the finals against India on Sunday.
Cricketer Mohammad Shami who is presently in the eye of the storm for alleged match-fixing and domestic abuse charges has apparently slammed his wife Hasin Jahan's charge that his brother had tried to sexually assault her. Coming to his brother's defence, Shami said that his brother didn't even come into the picture and added that he had proof that his wife's allegations were false. He also reportedly told India Today, that all hopes of reuniting with his wife were over.
Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan submitted documents against her husband to the chairman of BCCI's Committee of Administrators, Vinod Rai on Thursday. She allegedly sent the documents so that a probe can be issued against Shami. Hasin's lawyer reportedly said, "We have sent the details of the complaint that was lodged at Lalbazar (Kolkata Police headquarters) and the copy of the FIR to Vinod Rai."
India opener Rohit Sharma broke records of Yuvraj Singh of hitting the most number of sixes in T20 matches by an Indian on Wednesday. The cricketer reached a whopping 75 sixes beating Yuvraj's record of 74 sixes in the ongoing Nidahas Trophy 2018 against Bangladesh. Even though Rohit's form was a huge concern for the Indian team, he managed a great innings of 89 off 61 balls.
Chennai Super Kings CEO Kasi Vishwanath revealed how MS Dhoni was convinced to buy the Australian all-rounder Shane Watson during the IPL auction. "We knew his potential as an all-rounder. We discussed with our captain MS Dhoni about the prospects of having Watson in the team and Dhoni was happy. We felt Watson still has a lot to offer," said Vishwanath. Watson was bought by CSK for Rs 4 crore during the auction.
New Zealand all-rounder Mitchell Santner has reportedly been ruled out of action due to injury. Santner suffered a knee injury during the ODI series against England and New Zealand. Santner will undergo surgery on his knee which will rule him out of action for up to nine months. With the surgery, Santner will miss the 11th edition of the IPL which is set to begin on April 7. Santner was picked up by CSK for Rs 50 lakh during the auction.
Mohammed Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan had alleged that the pacer had received money from a Pakistani woman after the insistence of an England-based businessman. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked its Anti-Corruption and Security Unit to launch an investigation into the matter. Responding to the charge, Shami had earlier said, “I will prefer to die than involved in such anti-national act.”
Former Australia cricketer Mitchell Johnson who was recently bought at the IPL 2018 auction by Kolkata Knight Riders suffered injuries during his gym exercise yesterday. He took it to Instagram and shared photos of his injuries and added that he was fine later. "If you don’t like blood & cuts then don’t look through these pics! Not the best thing I’ve ever done to myself but I’m am fine," he said in his post.
The Kings XI Punjab unveiled their team jersey for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League at an event which was telecasted live on their social media account. The jersey features the same colours red and silver as in the previous season with a blue emblem featuring a roaring lion below the chest of the jersey. Earlier, the team Delhi Daredevils also unveiled their new jersey.
#NewSeasonNewJersey— Mohit Burman (@imohitburman) March 13, 2018
Unveiling our new jersey for the season 2018, with @virendersehwag and @ashwinravi99 .@lionsdenkxip #LivePunjabiPlayPunjabi #KXIP @IPL #IPL2018 #IPL11 #REDFOREVER pic.twitter.com/NBVJKtWR4T
Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami, who has been caught in controversy after several allegations by his wife, tweeted a photo of his daughter with the caption, "Chocolate lover... miss u bebo." This unexpected tweet on Monday evening left many touched on social media. Notably, his wife had accused Shami of involving in match-fixing and having extramarital affairs. Following which, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has also withheld his contract.
Chocolate lover ....miss u bebo pic.twitter.com/xOdfkBwtPv— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) March 12, 2018
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has released the anthem for the 2018 edition in five languages – Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada and Telugu. The season is set to begin with defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings on April 7. BCCI and Star India have collaborated to create the anthem for the campaign this year, say reports.
Brushing off allegations made against him, Indian cricketer, Mohammed Shami on Sunday reportedly demanded a thorough investigation on the allegations made against him by his wife Hasin Jahan. He reportedly said, “There have been many accusations which are increasing day-by-day. I don't want to give an explanation about it and I want it to be investigated thoroughly.” His wife on March 7 alleged that she was physically and mentally abused by the cricketer.
The BCCI has reportedly replaced Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja with the off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin in the Rest of India (RoI) squad for the Irani Cup. Reports say, Jadeja had suffered a side strain and will be out of action for an indefinite period. The Rest of India squad is set to face Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha in the Irani Cup to be held in Nagpur from March 14 to 18.
Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan has reportedly made another claim that her husband forced her into a room with his brother. She further alleged that Shami’s brother tried to touch her inappropriately. "He opened the door and let me go only when I screamed," Jahan alleged.
Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan has reportedly alleged that Facebook has blocked her account and has deleted all her previous posts. “I have not received any help from anyone. So I took to Facebook to speak of my ordeal. Why did Facebook block my account & deleted all the posts without my permission?” said Jahan. Earlier, Jahan had posted screenshots of Shami’s alleged conversations with several women on her Facebook account.
The Delhi Daredevils unveiled their team jersey for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League. The jersey contains some colours from last year such as orange and blue. DD CEO Hemant Dua explained that the orange in the jersey signifies the rising sun, while red signifies energy and aggression, and the blue signifies calmness. Gautam Gambhir who was named DD captain a few days ago unveiled the new jersey.
Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami was reportedly charged with domestic violence and attempt to murder by Kolkata Police, after a complaint from his wife on Thursday. His wife had earlier alleged on social media that Shami had multiple extra-marital affairs with other women. Shami on his part has denied these allegations so far.
The wife of Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami has reportedly accused her husband of match-fixing. The woman earlier alleged him of having extra-marital affairs and shared his conversations with other women on social media. However, Shami denied these accusations and reportedly said, "I would rather die than do something like this."
The men in blue registered a comfortable win in the second T20I against Bangladesh in the ongoing Nidahas Trophy. Bangladesh played the first innings and scored 139 runs losing eight wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the target, India batsmen steadily moved towards the target with opener Shikhar Dhawan knocking 55 runs off 43 balls. India reached the target after losing four wickets in 18.4 overs. Jayadev Unadkat and Vijay Shankar took three and two wickets respectively.