BCCI

  • Team India's coach job in focus at BCCI's Working Committee meet 4 hours 38 minutes ago

    With Indian cricket team's next international tour a few months away, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has started its hunt for the new coach, which is one of the most lucrative and demanding jobs in the cricketing circles. On Sunday [26th April], the BCCI's new regime...
  • Rumours of rival cricket bodies unnerve boards 23 hours 23 minutes ago

    The International Cricket Council is on alert with rumours of a rival body doing the rounds since Essel Group, the Indian business giants, began registering companies with names that appear to be rival national cricket boards. Essel, the conglomerate behind the now defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL), has registered companies such...
  • BCCI keeping an eye on Virat Kohli's behaviour Yesterday

    The Board of Cricket Control in India has been reported to be keeping eye on India's new Test captain Virat Kohli over his behaviour. BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya has told Hindustan Times that Kohli will be on notice over his behaviour. "Kohli's outbursts has to be examined and whatever corrective measures...
  • UAE matches of IPL 2014 garnered Rs.250 crore: BCCI Yesterday

    Mumbai: Twenty matches of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL), played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April that year, contributed Rs.250 crore to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the gulf country, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said on Friday. The study in this...
  • CSK valuation issue to be discussed at BCCI meeting on April 26 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI's Working Committee during its meeting in Kolkata on April 26 will discuss about Chennai Super Kings being valued at a meagre Rs 5 lakh by its owners, which has been objected by some IPL Governing Council members. "There are lot of grey areas in the valuation of...
  • IPL panel approves replacement for injured Delhi Daredevils pacer Mohammed Shami 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) technical committee has approved a replacement for injured Delhi Daredevils pacer Mohammed Shami, an official release said on Thursday. "The IPL Technical Committee has approved a replacement for Mohammed Shami in the Delhi Daredevils team. Shami has been ruled out of the ongoing Pepsi...
  • Super Over performances don't count in overall IPL stats 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Kings XI Punjab edged past table toppers Rajasthan Royals in a thrilling "Super Over" match in their Indian Premier League clash at Ahmedabad on tuesday night, but the individual displays in the tie-break don't count for overall statistics. A senior statistician with the BCCI told PTI that neither individual performances...
  • BCCI non-committal on Afghanistan's home ground request 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) game development manager Ratnakar Shetty on Wednesday refused to comment on media reports which said that the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) wants to host its 'home' matches in India. "We will not discuss regarding this with the media right now," Shetty...
  • Afghanistan to host 'home' series in India? 4 days ago

    In a move akin to Pakistan hosting their 'home' series in the UAE, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has reportedly requested India to provide a ground for their team to host 'home' matches. According to media reports, Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is scheduled to visit India shortly and...
  • Supreme Court appoints CBI SP to head team probing IPL scandal April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday appointed CBI sleuth Vivek Priyadarshi to head a new investigating team to further probe the IPL-6 spot-fixing and betting scandal. Priyadarshi, currently a superintendent of police in the anti-corruption cell of the agency, will replace 1983-batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IPS officer BB Mishra as the...
  • Sourav Ganguly in the right place at the right time April 17, 2015

    India's first cricket captain to win back-to-back series in the West Indies and England, Ajit Wadekar was called lucky. Sourav Ganguly, the other captain who gave the team confidence of winning overseas, is also lucky in a different way. Just as the knowledgeable think that Wadekar was lucky to inherit a...
  • SC appoints CBI SP to head team probing IPL scandal April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court om Friday appointed CBI sleuth Vivek Priyadarshi to head a new investigating team to further probe the IPL-6 spot-fixing and betting scandal. Priyadarshi, currently a superintendent of police in the anti-corruption cell of the agency, will replace 1983-batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IPS officer B B Mishra as...
  • MCA pays dues to tainted cricketer Ankeet Chavan April 17, 2015

    Ankeet Chavan, one of the three Rajasthan Royals players, who was charged with spot-fixing during the 2013 IPL and banned for life by the BCCI, was paid his Ranji Trophy dues worth Rs 32 lakh recently by the Mumbai Cricket Association. MCA vice president Ravi Savant told PTI that they had...
  • Ajay Shirke in no mood to return to BCCI April 16, 2015

    Ajay Shirke, the Maharashtra Cricket Association president, is known to keep away from the limelight and take bold decisions. So it wasn't surprising that the then treasurer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India tendered his resignation in the wake of the infamous IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal...
  • Sourav Ganguly denies speculations that he was offered Team India's coaching job April 16, 2015

    Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Thursday dismissed reports that suggest he has been approached to coach Team India. Ganguly said that this is the first time he has heard that and has not spoken to BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya regarding this issue. "I am hearing this for the first time,"...
  • BCCI mum on Sourav Ganguly as India coach April 16, 2015

    Sourav Ganguly may have reportedly expressed his interest in becoming India's next coach but the BCCI is not ready to divulge any details on the appointment of Duncan Fletcher's replacement. A report in The Indian Express has revealed that Ganguly has already hinted BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya about his interest in...
  • Sourav Ganguly not keen on coaching India: Sources April 16, 2015

    With reports doing the rounds that Sourav Ganguly is gunning for the job of coaching the Indian cricket team, sources close to CNN-IBN reveal that the former Indian captain has denied any such reports. Ganguly made it clear that he wants to focus on cricket administration and is not keen on...
  • N Srinivasan to remain ICC chairman till BCCI AGM April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday said former president N Srinivasan will continue as the ICC chairman till September after which the Board will chalk a way forward at its Annual General Meeting. As per rules, the ICC chairman's post belongs to the BCCI representative for two years from...
  • Sourav Ganguly may replace Duncan Fletcher as India coach: report April 16, 2015

    Sourav Ganguly, the man under whose captaincy Indian cricket learned how to give it back as hard as you get, could soon be once again seeing calling the shots for Team India - this time as coach. According to a report in The Indian Express, a Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)...
  • Is cricket no longer the sought-after sport for advertisers in India? April 16, 2015

    Cricket is not just a sport but almost a religion for India, home to over a billion people. The gentleman's game has captured the imagination of millions of fans and ruled over their hearts for ages. However, the sport seems to be gradually losing its sheen to other sports that...
  • BCCI mulls appointing a consultant to strengthen ACSU April 14, 2015

    Kolkata: BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya on Monday, said the cricket Board was contemplating appointing a consultant with an impeccable reputation to strengthen the Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU). "Already a full-fledged Anti Corruption Unit of the BCCI is in existence. However, in order to further strengthen the Anti Corruption Unit(IPL),...
  • IPL probe panel asks 82 questions from top BCCI officials: report April 14, 2015

    The three-member panel appointed by the Supreme Court to take action against those found guilty in the IPL spot-fixing case has shot a list of 82 questions to top official of the BCCI, according to a report in The Indian Express. The Supreme Court, after coming down heavily on the conflict...
  • Aditya Verma requests BCCI to grant membership to CAB April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday to grant the state body membership of the national governing panel. In a letter addressed to newly-appointed BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur, Verma requested that the impasse engulfing cricket administration...
  • BCCI World Cup meeting will have discussions on new coach April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The new regime of the BCCI will have its first Working Committee meeting on April 26 in Kolkata and discussions on Duncan Fletcher's possible replacement will be held at that conclave. It will be the first time that Jagmohan Dalmiya and his colleagues will be formally meeting to set...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya doesn't seem too interested in BCCI affairs April 12, 2015

    Jagmohan Dalmiya has seen it all. Pushing 75, the comeback man of the Indian cricket board now has little aspiration or drive to grapple with issues confronting the game. Circumstances conspired to put him in the saddle a decade after he was unceremoniously booted out by his detractors. It is a...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 10, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Virat Kohli breaks his silence on criticism of his girlfriend Anushka Sharma April 10, 2015

    Two weeks after India lost their World Cup crown in a semi-final defeat against Australia, Virat Kohli - who scored just one run in that match - has come out with an emotional outburst, saying "I am hurt". ...
  • BCCI condoles passing away of Richie Benaud April 10, 2015

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday extended its condolences to the family and friends of former Australia captain and legendary commentator Richie Benaud, who passed away in Sydney on Thursday night following a prolonged battle against skin cancer. "Renowned as one of the greatest leg-spinners...
  • BCCI's Shirke, Shetty depose before SC-appointed committee April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Three BCCI officials were among four persons who deposed on Thursday before the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee in relation to the IPL spot-fixing scandal. Former BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale, current IPL governing council member Ajay Shirke and Prof R S Shetty, the Board's General Manager (Game Development) deposed before...
  • BCCI, IPL served notice for failing to pay for music rights April 6, 2015

    The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been making headlines every season and, this time, it finds itself embroiled in a controversy even before the tournament has begun. The Indian Performing Right Society Limited (IPRS) has sent a legal notice to the IPL, BCCI and the company organising the opening ceremony for...