Board Of Control For Cricket In India

  • Manohar blasts Srinivasan, vows to oppose Lalit Modi's re-entry into BCCI 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • I will oppose if Srinivasan or BCCI tries to delay annual general meeting: Verma August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The face of the anti N Srinivasan camp Aditya Verma on Friday said that he will "oppose" any kind of move from either BCCI or their president-in-exile N Srinivasan to try and delay the Annual General Meeting of the cricket board which is slated to be held by...
  • India should make ICC more democratic: PCB Chief Shahryar Khan August 30, 2014

    Newly-appointed Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan wants cricketing "powerhouse" India to encourage "democracy" in the functioning of the ICC after being forced to let BCCI have the control of the governing body along with England and Australia. PCB was the last of the ICC members to give its consent...
  • Former BCCI president IS Bindra to withdraw from cricket affairs August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Inderjit Singh Bindra, who played a pivotal role in India hosting three World Cups, has decided to withdraw from cricket affairs and as a first step he is likely to hand over the reins of the Punjab Cricket Association to fellow-Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer D.P. Reddy. Bindra, a...
  • IPL probe panel will not meet Indian players in England August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The retired Justice Mukul Mudgal-led IPL probe committee on Wednesday made it clear that they will not be travelling to England to interact with members of the Indian cricket team. "The Committee or any of its members also have no intention of travelling outside the country for any interaction...
  • Duncan Fletcher is free to quit, says BCCI official August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: With Ravi Shastri being appointed as the Director of the Indian cricket team, the days of current chief coach Duncan Fletcher seems to be numbered as there is a question mark about his presence during the upcoming home series against the West Indies. "Duncan has no powers left whatsoever....
  • BCCI treasurer has 3 offices, including a 5-star hotel suite August 16, 2014

    Successive cricket board treasurers have often asked for the beefing up of their office because of the nature of book-keeping they have to maintain. As a bonanza, the incumbent has not one, two but three offices -- including a plush five-star hotel suite! The Board of Control for Cricket in India...
  • Government has no intention to take over BCCI, says Sports Minister August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday said taking over the Indian Cricket Board was not a "feasible" option since the BCCI was an autonomous body but it will try to bring the cricket body under the ambit of the Right to Information Act. Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was responding to a...
  • BCCI invites bids for title sponsorship August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday invited title sponsorship bids for its international and domestic matches. "The Marketing Committee of the BCCI met at Mumbai to finalize the ITT (Invitation to Tender) for title sponsorship rights for BCCI international and domestic matches for the period...
  • Response for cricket in Incheon Asian Games August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Cricket has elicited lukewarm response from the full ICC members of the continent for the upcoming Incheon Asian Games with India skipping the event altogether and Pakistan electing to send only their women's team. "For upcoming 2104 Asian Games, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be sending both men and...
  • BCCI may not appeal, wants to end Anderson-Jadeja controversy August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Left red-faced after the ICC judicial commissioner Gordon Lewis found England seamer James Anderson "not guilty" of pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test match, the BCCI has gone a bit on the backfoot as they are yet to decide on their next course of action. "We are...
  • Anderson found not guilty, India miffed August 2, 2014

    The ICC hearing that took place on Friday found James Anderson not guilty of pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test. ...
  • Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad are venues for WI Tests July 26, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • SWOT Analysis: the Board of Control for Cricket in India April 2, 2014

    It is tempting to do a SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat) analysis on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) running the most popular game in the country for which it receives more often brickbats than bouquets. In a country where cricket is deemed religion and for...
  • D-Day for Indian cricket, SC to pass orders on CSK, RR and Srinivasan March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: It is D-day for Indian cricket as the deadline for the Board of Control for Cricket in India to respond to the Supreme Court's blueprint for cleaning up cricket administration after the IPL mess ends on Friday. The apex court is set to pass an interim order on...
  • I am not taking charge of BCCI, says N Srinivasan September 29, 2013

    Chennai: Narayanaswami Srinivasan, elected unopposed on Sunday as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for a third year, said he was not taking charge as per the directions of the Supreme Court. "Leave me alone ... I don't want to comment anything today," Srinivasan said after...
  • ICC does not like dispute between BCCI and CSA: Dave Richardson September 29, 2013

    Johannesburg: The International Cricket Council does not like the current dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket South Africa (CSA), ICC chief executive Dave Richardson said on Sunday. "ICC does not like the fact that two of its strongest members are in dispute and we...
  • N Srinivasan to chair BCCI Annual General Meeting September 1, 2013

    Kolkata: A defiant BCCI President N Srinivasan on Sunday declared that he will chair the Board's Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held in Chennai on September 29. "I will chair the Annual General Meeting," Srinivasan told reporters today while leaving the hotel where the working committee meeting was held here. Having...
  • BCCI clocks Rs 350 crore net income in 2012-13 August 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted net income of Rs 350 crore, while its gross revenue stood at Rs 950 crore during the fiscal 2012-13. The BCCI, considered the world's richest cricket body, has earned a surplus of Rs 382.36 crore in 2011-12. Informing this on...
  • BCCI asked to submit details of its land and buildings: report July 25, 2013

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the 29 members that come under its ambit have been asked by the Central Information Commission (CIC) to submit the details of the land and buildings occupied by them, a report on ESPNCricinfo said. According to the report, CIC has asked...
  • Analysis: The big divide within the BCCI June 2, 2013

    Sources say N Srinivasan has told the board members at the meeting in Chennai that he's ready to step aside but not resign as the BCCI President. ...