England legend Ian Botham says the Indian Premier League should be scrapped, saying it is not good for world cricket and has increased corruption in the game.
The annual MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture was delivered by Australia chief selector Rod Marsh at Lord's this week, where he discussed, amongst other things, DRS, Shane Watson v Wahab Riaz, and the state of Test cricket.
Cheteshwar Pujara has broken into the top 20 of the ICC rankings for Test Batsmen for the first time in his career, following the conclusion of the Colombo Test, which India won by 117 runs to clinch the series 2-1.
Sri Lanka batting legend Mahela Jayawardene is against the staging of day/night Test cricket, saying that it goes against all the traditions of the game.
Sri Lanka spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported by the umpires for a suspect bowling action after the third Test against India that ended in Colombo on Tuesday.