The three cricketers will be formally inducted by fellow ICC Hall of Famer, Sir Clive Lloyd before the T20 World Cup final in Dubai on Sunday.
The half-dozen nominees all are in the player category; there is no one in the contributor or wheelchair categories, which only come every four years.
Vinoo Mankad is one of only three cricketers to have batted in every position during his Test career. Later, he also coached another legendary cricketer and fellow ICC Hall of Fame member, Sunil Gavaskar
The first-ever ICC World Test Championship final will be contested between India and New Zealand from June 18 in Southampton
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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.