BCCI

  • BCCI-RCA impasse continues as meeting deferred Yesterday

    Mumbai: The BCCI's disciplinary committee meeting with the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) officials failed to break the deadlock after the objections raised by a top official of the suspended association regarding composition of the disciplinary committee. "It has been deferred because they have raised certain objections. We will go through them...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar moves Bombay High Court for review of BCCI rules Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Cricket Association of Bihar has filed a PIL in Bombay High Court seeking appointment of an independent Governance Review Committee to review the rules and regulations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleged that in recent times Cricket Board (BCCI) has...
  • PCB chief looks to foster closer ties with India 2 days ago

    Karachi: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan will undertake a tour of Asian cricket playing nations early next month in a bid to foster closer ties with BCCI and mend fences with Bangladesh. "My prime objective is to foster closer relations with all these countries because I believe that if the Asian bloc...
  • Aditya Verma trying to convince Sharad Pawar for BCCI elections 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The petitioner in the IPL-6 spot-fixing case, Aditya Verma, on Friday said he is trying to convince Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Sharad Pawar to contest for the Cricket Board's presidential elections. "I feel this is the right time for Mr. Pawar to take us out of this mess and...
  • GCA senior VP to represent association in BCCI meet 3 days ago

    Panaji: Senior Vice President of the Goa Cricket Association Dr Shekhar Salkar will represent GCA in the working committee meeting of BCCI, scheduled to be held on September 26. Majority members of the association's managing committee passed a resolution through circulation last evening, which was signed by 11 out of 15...
  • Future of India's coach will be decided at Working Committee meeting: Sanjay Patel 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The future of India's bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding consultant Trevor Penny will be decided at the all-important Working Committee meeting of the BCCI scheduled in Chennai on September 26. While the fate of annual AGM will be one of the primary agendas but the fate of the...
  • Green Park to host only Test matches: Rajeev Shukla 4 days ago

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday said that new stadium will be built in the state to host IPL and limited-over matches while Green Park will be used solely as a Test venue. "To host big tournaments like the IPL, a city should have at least...
  • Manohar blasts Srinivasan, vows to oppose Lalit Modi's re-entry into BCCI September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar on Saturday accused his successor N. Srinivasan of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office and vowed to oppose Lalit Modi's re-entry. Manohar also ruled out contesting the...
  • BCCI Constitution amended for Arun Jaitley not Srinivasan: Manohar September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar Saturday ruled out contesting the impending elections against N. Srinivasan and accused his successor of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office. Manohar said the board's constitution was...
  • Aditya Verma complains to Mudgal panel against BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing case Aditya Verma on Thursday lodged a complaint against BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel with the Supreme Court appointed Retired Justice Mukul Mudgal commission alleging that the Baroda official has been misleading the media with "wrong statements". "Today (Thursday), I lodged a complaint against...
  • Drop Fletcher and bring in Vengsarkar, Shastri, says Farokh Engineer September 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer wants Duncan Fletcher axed as the Indian team's chief coach, and the appointment of Ravi Shastri and Dilip Vengsarkar to guide the team after the 3-1 drubbing Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men received in the five-Test series in England. "Ravi has done extremely well. He has...
  • Banned Saeed Ajmal says elbow 'not usual', vows to play World Cup September 9, 2014

    Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal blamed his illegal action on a "not usual" elbow and vowed to return by next year's World Cup after he was banned from international cricket on Tuesday. The world's top one-day bowler dismissed the International Cricket Council's indefinite ban, which followed tests in Brisbane, as "not an...
  • Reports of Fletcher, Shastri to be tabled at working committee September 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The reports of head coach Duncan Fletcher and Ravi Shastri, who took over as the Indian team's director for the second part of the tour to England comprising limited over matches, are to be tabled before the Cricket Board's working committee for its members' perusal. A senior BCCI functionary told...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association vs BCCI case hearing on September 11 September 8, 2014

    Jaipur: The impasse between the Rajasthan Cricket Association and BCCI is likely to continue for a little longer as the District Judge in Jaipur has set September 11 as the next date of hearing. The BCCI had warned RCA of dire consequences if they allow Lalit Modi, who is facing a...
  • Coming Soon: The Sachin Tendulkar Cup September 8, 2014

    Talks are on in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to name a series after India's most iconic player till date - Sachin Tendulkar. According to a report in the The Asian Age, the BCCI is pondering over a series in the name of Tendulkar, with the move...
  • Duncan Fletcher's fate to be decided by Ravi Shastri's report: sources September 7, 2014

    Chennai: Under-fire India cricket coach Duncan Fletcher's fate at the top job is expected to be decided by the BCCI after it receives Team Director Ravi Shastri's report on the England tour, the Board said on Sunday. Fletcher, who was appointed coach in April 2011, came under intense criticism from several...
  • BCCI's enormous power not good for cricket, says Geoffrey Boycott September 7, 2014

    London: Days after cricketing legend Ian Botham called for Indian Premier League (IPL) to be scrapped, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said it is not the T20 tournament but the Indian cricket board wielding enormous power that is detrimental to the game. Reacting to Botham's comments about the IPL being...
  • BCCI calls Working Committee meet on September 26 to end AGM impasse September 7, 2014

    Chennai: The Indian cricket board's ousted president N Srinivasan attended an informal meeting of the board on Sunday and got support for his re-election for a third term in office. Srinivasan, who has been removed as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India by the Supreme Court,...
  • N Srinivasan loyalists meet on Sunday to discuss AGM issue September 6, 2014

    Chennai: The BCCI bigwigs will gather here on Sunday for an "informal meeting" to discuss the impasse related to the Board's Annual General Meeting (AGM). The discussion will largely focus be on the fate of AGM which is scheduled to be held within September 30 but majority of members want it...
  • No Pakistan team in CLT20 again? September 5, 2014

    BCCI is still awaiting Home Ministry's nod for the participation of Lahore Lions in the event starting September 13. ...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association banking on court's decision to end impasse with BCCI September 5, 2014

    Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) is banking on the ADJ Court's verdict on September 8 to end its impasse with the BCCI and hopes for a favourable decision which will clear the decks for its players to play in the upcoming domestic season. The RCA has been suspended by BCCI and...
  • PCB admits Mumbai attacks still a hurdle in resuming Indo-Pak cricket September 5, 2014

    Pakistan cricket chief Shaharyar Khan on Friday admitted the inconclusive inquiry into the 2008 Mumbai attacks was a major hurdle in reviving sporting ties between the arch-rivals. India stalled all bilateral ties in the wake of the attacks on India's commercial hub, which left 166 people dead and were blamed on...
  • No bitter feelings, says Ajay Sharma after court clears him September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: After a fight of 14 long years, former Delhi captain Ajay Sharma can finally look forward to beginning a new chapter in his life after a District Court cleared him of all charges related to match-fixing which had led the BCCI to impose a life ban on him. "It's...
  • BCCI slams Ian Botham for hitting out at IPL September 5, 2014

    Mumbai: BCCI on Friday rubbished former England great Ian Botham's criticism of the highly lucrative Indian Premier League, saying he had no locus standi, and advised him to first get his facts right before commenting on the Twenty20 League. "Let him get his facts correct first. He has asked how the...
  • BCCI members to discuss AGM impasse on September 7 September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The current logjam pertaining to the BCCI's Annual General Meeting will come up for discussion when the members of the affiliated units meet at an "informal gathering" in Chennai on Sunday. While BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel told PTI that "date for the Working Committee meeting has not been decided...
  • Will soon talk to BCCI on India-Pakistan cricket relations: Shaharyar Khan September 2, 2014

    Karachi: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Shaharyar Khan has said that he will use his good relations with the Indian cricket board for the resumption of bilateral ties at the earliest. Shaharyar, a career diplomat who was posted as Pakistan's High Commissioner in New Delhi and also remained foreign...
  • BCCI non-committal on AGM postponement September 2, 2014

    Chennai: Maintaining a non-committal stand on the postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM), BCCI Interim President Shivlal Yadav on Tuesday avoided a question on the subject during the signing of an MoU between the board and the MRF Pace Foundation. "This is not the appropriate forum to discuss BCCI matters," said...
  • BCCI signs five-year deal with MRF Pace Foundation September 2, 2014

    Chennai: The MRF Pace Foundation ON Tuesday inked an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which will send pace bowlers with potential to the academy for training under former Australian great Glenn McGrath. The broad lines of the MOU includes a tie-up between the pace foundation...
  • Restructured Duleep Trophy can help India in Test turnaround September 2, 2014

    Of all the formats, most teams would like to be at number one in Tests. No doubt there is pride and prestige attached to it. It is with such high ambition, Steve Waugh brought his all- conquering side to India calling the tour the ultimate frontier, looking for a series win...
  • SC refuses to reinstate Srinivasan as BCCI president September 1, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Justice Mukul Mudgal committee to complete its investigation into the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal in two months, while declining BCCI's request to reinstate N Srinivasan as the board's president. SC also allowed the Mudgal committee to file another interim report while giving it the...