Free Press Journal
  • BCCI hires Dubai-based law firm for ICC hearing

    New Delhi : A day before India meet Pakistan on the cricket pitch, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) geared for an off-the-field battle with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) by hiring a Dubai-based law firm and a British lawyer for next month’s ICC hearing on the compensation claim filed by the PCB.

  • Pakistan skipper on India’s schedule: Rules should be same for all teams

    Dubai : Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed Tuesday expressed his displeasure at the Indian team playing all its Asia Cup matches in Dubai while the others are being made to shuttle between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. India were to play two matches in Abu Dhabi but the schedule was tweaked to allow Rohit Sharma’s men to play all their matches in Dubai.

  • ICC ropes in firm to hunt for CEO

    Dubai : The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday confirmed that global executive recruitment company, Egon Zehnder has been appointed to conduct the search for a new Chief Executive (CEO) following the end of David Richardson’s tenure next summer.

  • Will prepare myself for keeping on turners: Rishabh Pant

    New Delhi : Brimming with confidence after his maiden Test hundred in England, young Rishabh Pant is now aiming to fine-tune his wicket-keeping skills at the NCA ahead of the two-Test series against the West Indies, starting October 4.

  • Captaincy is about 60 per cent off field homework, Ricky Ponting’s advise for Virat Kohli

    Melbourne: Regarded as one of the most successful Australian captain, Ricky Ponting said captaincy is about 60 per cent off the field preparation and 40 per cent on the pitch.  Ponting made the comment in reference to India captain Virat Kohli’s leadership skills in the context of India’s recently-concluded Test tour of England, which the visitors lost 1-4.

  • Asia Cup 2018: Here are 5 key Hong Kong players to look out for

    Asia Cup 2018 will be played between six nations in UAE. Five teams were already decided and the sixth team was finalised after the qualifiers. The qualifiers was played between Oman, Singapore, Malaysia, Nepal, UAE and Hong Kong. The finals was played between Hong kong and UAE, which Hong Kong  won. Though we know most of the players of other countries, we still don’t know about the players of Hong Kong. Therefore, this article covers