VB Chandrasekhar was under great mental stress, says police
Saturday, August 17, 2019, 11:39 AM
Former India opener VB Chandrasekhar is suspected to have committed suicide by hanging from a ceiling fan at his Mylapore residence in Chennai on Thursday. He was struggling to repay loans, the police said. Chandrasekhar was 57. "The autopsy report has confirmed it as death by hanging and the body has been handed over to the family," A Jayalakshmi, deputy commissioner of police, said.
Womens cricket to be part of Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2020, confirms CGF
Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 4:41 PM
Cricket will come back to the Commonwealth Games roster for the first time since 1998 with the inclusion of women's T20 for the 2022 edition in Birmingham, the Commonwealth Games Federation and the ICC announced on Tuesday. Cricket has made just one appearance at the CWG previously, with men playing in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, where South Africa finished on top of the podium.
Mathews, Chandimal in 15-Member Squad for 1st Test against New Zealand
Friday, August 9, 2019, 3:58 PM
Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews have been named in the 15-member squad for the first Test of the two-match series against New Zealand. SLC announced the final squad via a release Friday. "The selections were made out of the preliminary squad of 22 players, which was approved by the Minister of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports Honorable Harin Fernando," a media release stated