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  • BCCI will take up Jadeja penalty issue with ICC 5 days ago

    Mumbai: BCCI vice president Rajeev Shukla reiterated on Saturday that the board will appeal to the ICC against their decision to penalise Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja for his altercation with England pacer James Anderson during the first Test at Trent Bridge. "Board will go for appeal in ICC. We will put...
  • Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad are venues for WI Tests 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI Tours and Fixtures Committee has shortlisted Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad for India's three-Test series against the West Indies during October and November this year. The committee has allotted the five ODIs to Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Cuttack, Dharamsala and Kochi while Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla will be hosting its...
  • Sachin Tendulkar remembers former BCCI president Raj Singh Dungarpur 6 days ago

    Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar today fondly remembered former BCCI President Raj Singh Dungarpur's big role in shaping up his cricket career. "Rajbhai has played an immense role in making me the cricketer that I am and giving me the opportunities that I had in my life," the 41-year old said at...
  • BCCI unhappy with ICC's decision to fine Jadeja, reserves the right to appeal 6 days ago

    The BCCI has taken note of the ICC Match Referee's decision to find Ravindra Jadeja guilty of a Level 1 'Breach of Conduct' for his involvement in an incident on the second day of the Nottingham Test of the ongoing series between India and England. The BCCI issued a press release...
  • HC agrees to hear PIL to declare BCCI as national sports body July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it can still hear the PIL seeking to declare BCCI a national sports body as the apex court is only dealing with the IPL spot-fixing allegations and related subsequent probe. "The issue of declaring BCCI a national sports federation is not before...
  • SC relieves Sunil Gavaskar as interim BCCI chief July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday relieved legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar as the interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in charge of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 and said that he was free to take up any assignment. The apex court bench headed by...
  • Aditya Verma joins BJP July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma, whose legal action led to N Srinivasan stepping aside as BCCI President in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, on Thursday joined the BJP's Bihar unit. He was inducted into the party by Bihar BJP chief Mangal...
  • Lahore Lions to play in 2014 CLT20 July 16, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan will send their domestic Twenty20 champions Lahore Lions to play in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) to be held in India in September, an official said on Wednesday. The Lions, led by former Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez, beat Misbah-ul Haq's Faisalabad Wolves in the final of the...
  • Team India's complaint threatens to sour relations with England July 16, 2014

    As England paceman James Anderson faces the prospect of a ban following a complaint from India, relations between the sides are in danger of becoming seriously soured in the wake of the latest contentious issue involving the Asian powerhouse. The International Cricket Council (ICC) charged England's bowling spearhead under level 3...
  • BCCI is not sitting on pots of money, says N Srinivasan July 15, 2014

    Chennai: The BCCI is not sitting on "pots of money" as is being made out and it shared revenues with players and state associations for promoting the sport, new ICC Chairman N Srinivasan said on Tuesday. "BCCI is often much misunderstood. You really do not hear what BCCI has done. It...
  • DRS could have helped Binny to get maiden Test hundred July 14, 2014

    Nottingham: India survived a severe scare on the final day of the 1st Test of the current five-Test series against England to maintain a clean sheet before the second encounter at the home of the game, Lord's, later this week. For this escape, the visitors have much to thank the debutante...
  • Gavaskar was as good as Tendulkar, Bradman: Nadkarni July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The modern generation of cricket followers might feel Sachin Tendulkar is the last word in batting, but for people of the previous generation or even older, Sunil Gavaskar was as good a batsman, according to former Test all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni. "While it is Tendulkar now, then it was Gavaskar. In...
  • Ravi Shastri hails ICC for choosing Srinivasan as chairman July 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India skipper Ravi Shastri has hailed International Cricket Council (ICC) for choosing the beleaguered BCCI supremo N Srinivasan as its first chairman. "If you want my answer, It's a very good choice," the cricketer turned commentator said on Srinivasan being appointed ICC chairman despite the Supreme Court stripping off...
  • I haven't done anything to tarnish the game's image: N Srinivasan July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Maintaining firmly that his "conscience is clear", new ICC chairman N Srinivasan on Thursday said he has "done nothing to tarnish the image of the game" and will speak out once the Probe Committee headed by Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal tables the final report. "Let the report come out...
  • India-England to play five-Test series in future July 1, 2014

    Mumbai: India and England, who have normally engaged in three or four-Test rubbers prior to the upcoming best-of-five series from July 9, have inked an agreement to stick to this format in future contests too, according to BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel. "It will be a five-Test series (at home and away)...
  • Team India to get pep talk from Rahul Dravid ahead of first Test July 1, 2014

    Former captain Rahul Dravid will have a few sessions with the Indian batsmen ahead of the first Test against England starting at Nottingham on July 9, although he has not been appointed in any capacity, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said on Sunday. It has been learnt that skipper MS Dhoni and...
  • Rahul Dravid to join Indian team as consultant in England June 29, 2014

    Batting legend and former India captain Rahul Dravid is set to join Team India in England as a consultant in a mentoring role ahead of the much-awaited five-Test series beginning July 9. Dravid's appointment came after team's coach Duncan Fletcher floated the idea. "It was the coach who approached us on...
  • FICA disappointed with Srinivasan elevation June 27, 2014

    Melbourne: The Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) on Friday said it was disappointed with N Srinivasan's appointment to the post of ICC Chairman even as New Zealand Cricket Director Martin Snedden backed the controversial Indian administrator's elevation to the top job. FICA's outgoing President Paul Marsh said the world body...
  • India to play six bilateral series against Pakistan June 26, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday said it has signed a binding agreement with the BCCI, in which two countries will play six bilateral series over the next eight years under the new future tours program. The PCB said in a statement from Lahore that it had made extraordinarily...
  • My conscience is clear, no taint on me: Srinivasan June 26, 2014

    Melbourne: Controversial Indian administrator N Srinivasan on Thursday sought to dispel the notion that he was not the appropriate person to be elected the new ICC Chairman, saying there was no taint on him and his conscience was very clear. Immediately after his appointment to the new post, Srinivasan was asked...
  • BCCI hails Srinivavsan's appointment as ICC Chairman June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Thursday congratulated its President-in-exile N Srinivasan for becoming the first Chairman of the ICC, saying there could not have been a better person for the position. The ICC, in its Annual Conference held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground unanimously approved the revamp of its corporate governance...
  • N Srinivasan confirmed as International Cricket Council chairman June 26, 2014

    Narayanaswami Srinivasan was confirmed as the chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) after the 52-member full council approved amendments to the ICC's Memorandum and Articles of Association at the annual conference in Melbourne on Thursday. As was widely known before the conference, Srinivasan was elected the chairman despite being barred...
  • Srinivasan set to become chief of International Cricket Council June 23, 2014

    Sydney: Suspended Indian cricket chief N Srinivasan is expected to be appointed as the new ICC chairman at this week's annual conference in Melbourne which is set to address growing concerns about corruption in the sport. The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed the 69-year-old industrialist will stand...
  • England confirm Australia and India One-Day Internationals June 23, 2014

    London: England will take part in a triangular One-day tournament in Australia also featuring the hosts and India early next year, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Sunday as it announced the schedule for the series. The Tri-Series will act as preparation for the 2015 50-over World Cup in...
  • Srinivasan elected unopposed as TNCA president June 22, 2014

    Chennai: BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan, was on Sunday unanimously elected as the chief of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) for the 14th consecutive year. As has been the case for over 10 years, all the sitting office bearers and executive committee members were elected unopposed during the 84th annual general...
  • Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia had three arguments: IPL COO's statement June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police, probing the case of alleged misbehaviour filed by actress Preity Zinta against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia, has recorded IPL COO Sunder Raman's statement. According to Raman's statement to the police, Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia had three arguments on May 30, 2014. First was in...
  • BCCI re-confirms N Srinivasan's candidature for ICC chief's post June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Supreme Court refusing to restrain N Srinivasan from taking over as ICC Chairman, the BCCI has sent a final confirmation to the world body intimating that its President-in-exile will be the candidate to head the all-powerful Board. The Tamil Nadu strongman will officially take charge as the...
  • Srinivasan can contest election for ICC president: SC June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: BCCI president N Srinivasan can go ahead and participate in the election for ICC president as the Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain a plea by the Cricket Association of Bihar to restrain him from joining the polls. Declining to pass any order, the apex court bench of...
  • BCCI pressurised Australia, England for ICC revamp, says Sanjay Patel June 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BCCI had threatened to form a parallel world cricket body before the England and Australian boards agreed to the controversial restructuring of the ICC and decided to give a lion's share of revenue to the Indian board, said its secretary Sanjay Patel on Saturday. "We got criticised by many...
  • Mohammed Shami ties the knot with Kolkata-based model June 7, 2014

    India pacer Mohammed Shami has tied the knot with Kolkata-based model Haseen Jahan. A wedding reception was organised in a five-star hotel in Muradabad. According to reports, Shami and Haseen got married a month ago in Kolkata during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014, and the function held on Friday was...