A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Has Rahul Dravid’s time in the IPL come to an end?

Dravid is currently unsure about the role he will play in next year’s IPL

Indian batting legend Rahul Dravid, who led the Rajasthan Royals in this year’s edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has announced that he is willing to stop playing in the tournament if the franchise can find a younger opening batsmen to pair up with Ajinkya Rahane next season.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Graeme Smith to miss part of England series to witness birth of his child

Smith will more than likely be granted a leave of absence to be with his wife during childbirth

South African captain Graeme Smith has announced that he will miss part of the upcoming England series to be with his wife when she gives birth to their first child.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: England demand use of DRS in series with India

India have always had their doubts about the DRS while England feel it is beneficial to the game

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has written to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), asking them to implement the use of the DRS when the two nations clash against each other in a four-match Test series later this year.

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A BATTING WITH BIMAL BREAKING REPORT: Kevin Pietersen hoping for Gayle’s return

Pietersen feels as if the whole cricketing community would benefit from Gayle’s return to international cricket

England batsman Kevin Pietersen, has announced that if West Indian opening batsman Chris Gayle were to make his international return in the second Test match at Trent Bridge, it would be “great for the game”.

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