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  • Supreme Court appoints CBI SP to head team probing IPL scandal Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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? 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Indian umpires close to being in elite panel again, says Simon Taufel April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: India may not have had an umpire in the ICC elite panel for more than a decade but celebrated Australian Simon Taufel feels officials from the country are close to making the exclusive group again thanks to the Cricket Board's efforts. Taufel, the winner of ICC's best umpire award...
  • Mustafa Kamal's resignation will not affect ties with India: Bangladesh Cricket Board April 3, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan said on Friday that he does not believe compatriot Mustafa Kamal's quitting as International Cricket Council (ICC) president will affect cricketing ties between Bangladesh and India. Hassan said the event of Kamal's stepping down was "unfortunate" and that it would have been better if...
  • BCCI to hold two-day workshop for IPL match officials April 3, 2015

    Mumbai: A total of 26 match officials (both umpires and referees) will participate in a two-day workshop organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) here on Saturday and Sunday, for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) starting in Kolkata on Wednesday. The umpires and match officials workshop...
  • Sourav Ganguly likely to be included in IPL Governing Council April 3, 2015

    According to a report in Indian Express, former India captain Sourav Ganguly is all set to make his administrative debut in the cash-rich Indian Premier League as his name is doing the rounds to be the most likely contender to be included in the league's Governing Council. Jagmohan Dalmiya becoming the...
  • BCCI in safe hands with Jagmohan Dalmiya at helm: Sourav Ganguly April 3, 2015

    Kolkata: In the aftermath of the IPL spot-fixing scandal the BCCI may have been shrouded by controversy but with Jagmohan Dalmiya back as president the Indian cricket board is in "safe hands", former India captain Sourav Ganguly said today. Dalmiya was unanimously chosen for the BCCI top post to make a...
  • BCCI likely to call emergency meeting ahead of Bangladesh tour April 2, 2015

    Dhaka/Kolkata: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to call an emergency meeting within a week to consider the imbroglio surrounding the Indian team's Bangladesh tour in June. This follows Bangladesh's Mustafa Kamal quitting the ICC and blaming its chairman, N Srinivasan for his exit, a...
  • BCCI technical committee to meet in Kolkata on April 7 April 2, 2015

    Mumbai: The BCCI's technical committee, headed by former India captain Anil Kumble, is set to meet in Kolkata on April 7 ahead of the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League scheduled for the same day. "The technical committee would meet in Kolkata on April 7," a BCCI source told PTI...
  • West Indies board hopes to settle India tangle with ties, not cash April 2, 2015

    St John's, Antigua: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is hoping to negotiate a deal with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to have the controversial $42 million claim repaid in matches and not cash. WICB chief executive Michael Muirhead said on Tuesday that the board would send...
  • IPL reaches out to fans through Fan Park initiative April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: As a part of the ongoing initiatives to bring in newer audience through IPL, especially families, BCCI will be investing in Fan parks across the country this season. In addition to the 12 venues hosting the matches this season, Pepsi IPL 2015 will be taken to 15 cities across India...