India batsman Virat Kohli may be one of the more confrontational players on the field, but says that the IPL and other tournaments are good for making international players friends off the field.
That Shane Watson sold for around two million US dollars in the Indian Premier League auction came as a bit of a surprise, but not nearly as much of a shock as the sale of South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris.
South Africa batsman Hashim Amla has denied reports that he refused to be interviewed by a female journalist in India, saying he would never impose his religious views on others.
The Indian Premier League auction took place on Saturday, and a number of surprising purchases were made, with South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris selling for double the price of Kevin Pietersen.
India were right to include fast bowler Mohammed Shami in their squad for the World T20, despite the paceman still carrying a hamstring injury, according to former captain Sourav Ganguly.