Disgruntled members of the BCCI comprising a few disqualified and several current state unit officials on Saturday came together under the leadership of former president N Srinivasan to launch a 10-point salvo against the Committee of Administrators (CoA).
Mizoram virtually sealed a semi-final berth with a 2-1 win against Punjab, while Karnataka too remained in the hunt after beating Odisha by an identical scoreline in the 72nd Santosh Trophy on Saturday.
Shubhankar Sharma came up with a late rally but it was not enough to fetch him his first WGC-Dell Match Play win as he went down to another first-timer South African Dylan Frittelli in the third league match.
The Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Saturday said Test specialists like Murali Vijay, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will all land in England in June as part of the Rahul Dravid-coached India A side that will be playing a number of first-class games against counties as well as England Lions.
Swift dribbles have been the Indian hockey team's calling card since time immemorial but new national coach Sjoerd Marijne wants his men not to keep the ball for too long in a bid to attack with more gusto.
Pakistan's biggest city will witness a high-profile cricket match for the first time in nine years on Sunday when the Pakistan Super League final is staged amid heavy security at a newly renovated National Stadium.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored two stoppage time goals to steal a 2-1 win over Egypt after Mohamed Salah had given the African side the lead in an entertaining World Cup warm-up in Switzerland on Friday.