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  • WICB meet for crisis talks after BCCI's legal threat 22 minutes ago

    Barbados: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) began an emergency meeting on Tuesday as the Caribbean body faced up to the crisis caused by the abandonment of their tour in India. Just hours after the powerful Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) announced they would take legal action against...
  • Angry BCCI talks tough, to sue WICB 37 minutes ago

    The BCCI has taken a tough stand over the pullout of the West Indies team from the tour of India. The working committee has decided to suspend all bilateral tours with the West Indies. ...
  • BCCI to write to ICC about West Indies Cricket Board's conduct 8 hours 3 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will write to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to apprise the world body about the conduct of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), whose team cancelled the tour of India mid-way last week. "We will write to the ICC informing them...
  • BCCI suspends bilateral ties with West Indies, to initiate legal action 10 hours 37 minutes ago

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday came down hard on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), suspending all bilateral ties and deciding to initiate legal proceedings against WICB for pulling out mid way through the tour of India. The West Indies team decided to fly back...
  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss West Indies pullout today Yesterday

    Hyderabad: The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder of India tour because of the pay...
  • BCCI may claim damages close to Rs. 400 cr from West Indies 2 days ago

    West Indies' pullout from their tour of India may cost the country's board heavily with BCCI mulling to claim damages to the tune of approximately Rs. 400 crore from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). The BCCI is due to have a working committee meeting on October 21 to discuss the...
  • Kumar Sangakkara questions Sri Lanka's decision to schedule India tour 2 days ago

    After West Indies' dramatic pullout from the India tour due to pay dispute with WICB, Sri Lanka Cricket's decision to fill in with a five-match ODI series has come in for sharp criticism from Kumar Sangakkara. "Our 6 weeks of pure fitness work ends abruptly. Have a week to do...
  • India may scrap 2016 West Indies tour, says BCCI secretary 3 days ago

    India may scrap their tour of West Indies in 2016 after the Caribbean team's abrupt pullout on Friday, said an angry Indian cricket board (BCCI) which is also considering legal actions and seeking intervention of the game's world governing body. The tourists abandoned the series with another one-dayer, a Twenty20 international...
  • BCCI has suffered huge losses, says secretary Sanjay Patel 3 days ago

    Mumbai: A livid BCCI has said it has suffered huge losses and that it will claim all the damages following the West Indies cricket team's unprecedented move to pull out of the remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious unresolved pay dispute with its Board back home. The...
  • HC asks sports secretary to manage RCA affairs for three weeks 3 days ago

    Rajasthan High Court on Friday appointed state sports secretary JC Mahanti to manage the day-to-day affairs of Rajasthan Cricket Association for three weeks after Lalit Modi faction filed a case challenging their rival group's "forcible" taking over of RCA offices. Justice MN Bhandari passed the order after hearing a petition filed...
  • West Indies board apologises after India tour abandoned 3 days ago

    The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said it had been left with no choice but to abandon its tour of India after its players "withdrew their services" amid an internal dispute. The board said in a statement it had held an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss developments in India, where...
  • West Indies pullout was imminent: BCCI tells with a timeline 4 days ago

    A day of confusion, claim and counter-claim concluded with the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) saying that despite all its efforts, the India vs West Indies ODI series has to be curtailed because of the ongoing issue between WICB and its players. The BCCI ended the confusion...
  • West Indies pull out of India tour over pay dispute 4 days ago

    The West Indies will end the tour after the 4th ODI in Dharamsala and will not play the remaining fifth ODI, one-off T20 and three-Test series. ...
  • Indian cricket should cut all ties with West Indies: Anurag Thakur 4 days ago

    Dharamsala: Reacting angrily to the West Indies' pull out, BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur on Friday severely criticized WICB's decision to call their players back midway from the tour and said that the Indian board should cut all ties with the Caribbean team. "They (West Indies players) had made their decision...
  • BCCI calls emergency meeting on Oct 21 to discuss WI pullout 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Shocked at the sudden pullout of the West Indies team from the India tour, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) swung into action on Friday by calling an emergency working committee meeting on October 21 in Hyderabad to discuss the issue. "Yes, we have called an...
  • West Indies deny calling off India tour 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The West Indies have not called off the ongoing tour to India despite reports earlier that Sri Lanka had stepped in to take their place, the West Indies Cricket Board said on Friday. "The West Indies Cricket Board advises, that, contrary to media reports, it has taken no decision...
  • Sri Lanka to fill in for West Indies, accept BCCI's five-ODI offer 4 days ago

    Moments after the West Indies Cricket Board pulled out of the remainder of the India tour on Friday over a payment dispute with its players, Sri Lanka Cricket accepted BCCI's invitation to play five ODIs in India in November. Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed a five-match ODI series between India and...
  • West Indies pull out of remainder of India tour 4 days ago

    The West Indies have abruptly called off their ongoing India tour due to an ongoing payment dispute between the WICB (West Indies Cricket Board) and WIPA (West Indies Players Association). The West Indies will end the tour after the 4th ODI in Dharamsala and will not play the remaining fifth...
  • Lalit Modi faction in Rajasthan Cricket Association moves High Court 6 days ago

    Jaipur: With mudslinging on the rise in the Rajasthan Cricket Association, the Lalit Modi faction has moved High Court against BJP minorities cell leader Amin Pathan and few others, who allegedly removed the former IPL commissioner in a coup following a no-confidence motion. Mehmood Abdi, the Deputy President of RCA, and...
  • India losing it's grip over cricket market? 6 days ago

    India has long dominated the international cricket market with the BCCI controlling majority of the International Cricket Council's revenues. But it might not be the case anymore. According to a media report, ICC's media rights deal shows that India's contribution to world cricket has fallen considerably. "After Star won the ICC...
  • Supreme Court refuses to advance BCCI AGM dates 1 week ago

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Annual General Meeting of the BCCI will go ahead as scheduled on November 20, rejecting the petition filed by the Cricket Association of Bihar that said the BCCI was constitutionally wrong in deferring its AGM. The decision also comes as a shot in...
  • Miffed Lalit Modi faction to move court October 13, 2014

    Jaipur: Miffed with the going-ons in Rajasthan Cricket Association, 'ousted' RCA chief Lalit Modi's faction has now decided to move court against the new 'working president' Amin Pathan. The drama surrounding RCA took a new turn on Sunday after 'suspended secretary' of the Modi faction, Sumendra Tiwary, filed a police complaint...
  • BCCI pays Gavaskar, Shastri more than players: reports October 13, 2014

    In a startling report done by The Indian Express, which reveals that former players Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri are top-earners of BCCI by drawing Rs 6 crore annually. Both of them also get paid extra Rs 2 crore for their additional roles - Shastri being the director of Indian...
  • Third ODI between India and WI in Vizag called off due to cyclone October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The third One-Day International between India and the West Indies, scheduled in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday, has been called off after the cyclone Hudhud hit the port city, disrupting normal life and leaving the ACA-VDCA cricket stadium in completely unplayable condition. Indian team's media manager Dr RN Baba told PTI,"There...
  • Lalit Modi ousted as Rajasthan Cricket Association President October 11, 2014

    Jaipur: Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was on Saturday unceremoniously ousted from the president's post of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) with a rebel group led by local BJP leader Amin Pathan taking over the reins. On a day of hectic developments, Pathan was elected as the Acting President by...
  • Rohit Sharma in a comfort zone as ODI opener October 10, 2014

    An injured finger has kept Rohit Sharma from being available for ODI selection against the touring West Indians, but getting close to full fitness, the Mumbai batsman hopes to continue in the role of an opener in coloured jersey. Talking to DNA, Rohit said his finger is close to getting healed...
  • No threat to ODI series, trying to resolve West Indies pay dispute: BCCI October 9, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday assured the West Indies team that it will speak to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to resolve the pay dispute that led to the Windies threatening a strike ahead of the ODI series against India. "I want to...
  • India must learn to perform better overseas: Anurag Thakur October 9, 2014

    BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur has said that the powerful cricket body needs to work on a lot of issues for the overall health of the sport, with the the national team's "disappointing" performance in Tests abroad topping the priority list. India have lost 11 of their last 15 overseas Tests,...
  • BCCI interested only in business: Olympic Council of Asia October 4, 2014

    Incheon: BCCI's decision to not send Indian teams for the Asian Games drew sharp criticism from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), which accused the influential cricket board of treating the sport just as a business venture. "They have not sent the team for the second time to the Games. While...
  • Chennai becomes ICC bowling action testing centre October 2, 2014

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that Cricket Australia's National Cricket Centre in Brisbane and Chennai's Sri Ramachandra University have been accredited as testing centres for suspected illegal bowling action. The ICC took the decision after assessing several criteria at the venues which include an indoor area large...