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  • 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...
  • VVS Laxman to deliver MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture at Eden Gardens October 7, 2014

    VVS Laxman is all set to renew his connection with the Eden Gardens as the former middle order batsman has been chosen to deliver the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture on October 19. The lecture will be held on the eve of the fifth and final ODI between India and the West...
  • CAB may invite Asif Iqbal for Eden's 150th year celebrations September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal officials are planning to rope in a clutch of former international cricketers including former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal during an 'International Seminar' in December to commemorate the 150th year of Eden Gardens' inception. As part of its "international" seminar on Eden Gardens 150th year celebrations,...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar take legal recourse to force BCCI to form adhoc panel August 25, 2014

    Cricket Association of Bihar's (CAB) appeal to the Supreme Court to ask the Indian cricket board to form an adhoc committee to start the game in the state was transferred to a different bench in New Delhi on Friday. The case was listed for hearing in the bench of Chief Justice...
  • Sourav Ganguly elected as CAB joint secretary July 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Sunday began a new innings as a cricket administrator with his unanimous election to the joint secretary's post at the Cricket Association of Bengal's 83rd annual general meeting here. Ganguly's advent in a new avatar was welcomed by cricket administrators and the playing...
  • Sourav Ganguly set to be annointed as CAB secretary on Sunday July 26, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain will begin a new innings as cricket administrator when he's elected uncontested for the post of jointsecretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) at its 83rd AGM here on Sunday. The CAB AGM would be a mundane affair with 74yearold cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya taking charge...
  • Sourav Ganguly all set to be elected as CAB's next joint secretary July 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's muchawaited entry into cricket administration will happen on July 27 when he will be elected Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary in its 83rd Annual General Meeting (AGM). Ganguly will succeed Sujan Mukherjee whose fouryearterm is getting over this month while the rest of the...
  • SC denies urgent hearing on plea restraining Srinivasan from contesting for ICC chief post June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a plea by Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) to stop the former BCCI president N Srinivasan from contesting for the ICC chief post. An apex court bench of Justice Vikramajit Sen and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh described as "unfair" that the...
  • Cricket Association of Bengal to felicitate Wriddhiman Saha June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will felicitate Wriddhiman Saha for his heroic unbeaten century in a losing cause for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL summit clash against Kolkata Knight Riders. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had earlier proposed to invite the Bengal wicketkeeperbatsman for the KKR felicitation,...
  • Aditya Verma writes against N Srinivasan to ICC's legal head May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Aditya Verma , the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary and face of the anti N Srinivasan faction, has written a letter to ICC's head of legal affairs Iain Higgins alleging the violation of parent body's 'Code of Ethics' by the Tamil Nadu strongman. In his letter to Higgins,...
  • IPL Scandal: Petitioner complains about Srinivasan to PMelect Narendra Modi May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The defunct Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary and face of anti N Srinivasan camp Aditya Verma on Monday wrote a letter to PM designate Narendra Modi urging him to help young cricketers of his state and take action against BCCI's president inexile N Srinivasan. In his letter, Verma...
  • Hope to find new bowling talent in Bengal: Waqar Younis March 18, 2014

    The Cricket Association of Bengal has undertaken the Vision 2020 programme for the next three and has roped in former players Waqar Younis and Muttiah Muralitharan to work with its players....
  • Waqar Younis, Muttiah Muralitharan appointed Bengal coaches March 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Pakistani fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis and retired Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan were on Monday appointed as bowling consultants for a Cricket Association of Bengal coaching programme beginning March 15 for a three-year contract. Brainchild of former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, the iconic duo will spend at least 30...
  • Veer: Visually impaired Ankit Jindal is the marketing manager at Wipro February 17, 2014

    Bangalore: According to some estimates India has almost 70 million people living with some form of disability, but hardly 1 per cent of them are employed. Ankit Rajiv Jindal, marketing manager at Wipro in Bangalore, shrugs off his impairment as easily as he carries off his skills. Jindal can rattle off...
  • Bengal squad for Ranji Trophy semis against Maharashtra announced January 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal selectors on Monday named middleorder batsman Sandipan Das and pacer Veer Pratap Singh in the 18member squad for their Ranji Trophy semifinal against Maharashtra in Indore from January 18 to 22. The regular Bengal skipper Manoj Tiwary, who is recovering from a knee surgery, has been included as a...
  • Cab operators end strike after govt assures not to apply ABS to registered vehicles January 6, 2014

    Cab operators across Uttarakhand ended their strike this evening following an assurance from the state government that the Anti Lock Breaking System will not apply to vehicles already registered. "We withdrew our strike this evening after a delegation headed by our president Sanjay Shastri was assured by the chief minister that...
  • Brian Lara laments not playing a Test at Eden Gardens November 10, 2013

    Kolkata: West Indian batting legend Brian Lara Sunday lamented that he could never play a Test match at the historic Eden Gardens and made a suggestion to CAB officials that if a veterans match, including Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, could be organised here in the future. Lara was here on...
  • Now CAB addresses Anjali Tendulkar as 'Mr' November 6, 2013

    Kolkata: While it faced lot of embarrassment after misspelling Sachin Tendulkar's name in a hoarding inside the iconic Eden Gardens, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) created yet another blooper, addressing the maestro's wife Anjali Tendulkar as "Mr." on the electronic scoreboard during the IndiaWest Indies match here Wednesday. "Welcome to...
  • Kolkata rolls out the red carpet for Sachin Tendulkar November 5, 2013

    From showering rose petals to gifting gold leaves to presenting a wax replica, CAB has its plans clearly laid out. ...
  • Take it easy Kolkata, you have five days to celebrate Sachin Tendulkar November 5, 2013

    We take every care to make sure the first birthday of our child is a memorable one. Equal attention is given to the don'ts besides the do's to ensure nothing annoys the toddler, that he and his friends have a blast. Not much dissimilar is happening in Kolkata and will...
  • Sachin Tendulkar 'upset' with CAB going overboard November 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Sachin Tendulkar is reportedly 'unhappy' with Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) officials' attempts to go overboard with their celebrations for his 199th Test match in his farewell series against the West Indies starting here from Wednesday. There were contradictory statements from two joint secretaries of CAB with Sujan Mukherjee admitting...
  • Tendulkar arrives in Kolkata for his 199th Test November 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday received a warm but chaotic welcome with fans gathering outside the airport to get a glimpse of the iconic cricketer as he reached the city for his 199th and penultimate Test match scheduled against West Indies from November 6. As the news of his 8:40 p.m....
  • Tendulkar to skip CAB dinner, wants to focus on the match November 4, 2013

    Kolkata: With farewell man Sachin Tendulkar turning down the Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) request to attend a felicitation dinner on the eve of IndiaWest Indies' Nov 610 Test match to played at the Eden Gardens, the CAB has decided to make it a private affair. The CAB had initially planned...
  • 'Tendulkar Festival' kicks off in City of Joy November 4, 2013

    Kolkata: The 'Sachin Tendulkar Carnival' is all set to hit the 'City of Joy' with the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), organisers of his penultimate Test match, chalking out an elaborate list of plans to felicitate the legend as he prepares to walk out at the Eden Gardens for one...
  • Eden Gardens to gift Sachin Tendulkar 199 golden leaves: report October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is not leaving anything to chance to make Sachin Tendulkar's last and 199th Test at the Eden Gardens a memorable occasion, and topping the list of preparations is a special memento of onefeet silver banyan tree loaded with 199 golden leaves The...
  • CAB gags Eden curator Prabir Mukherjee October 30, 2013

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Wednesday barred Eden Gardens curator Prabir Mukherjee from speaking to the media ahead of the IndiaWest Indies Test match beginning November 6 in the wake of the ground fiasco which saw the October 2730 BengalBaroda Ranji Trophy match being a nonstarter despite...
  • Mad ticketrush for Tendulkar's last Tests to leave many heartbroken October 25, 2013

    According to reports, just 4000 tickets will be on sale for Sachin Tendulkar's last international appearance during his 200th Test to be played against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium from November 1418. Wankhede holds a seating capacity of 33,500 but the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) plans to sell just 10...
  • Eden Gardens' tickets to have Sachin Tendulkar image October 25, 2013

    This is part of CAB's special plans to make Sachin Tendulkar's 199th and last Test at the Eden Gardens from Nov 610 a memorable one. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar will be in eden at Eden Gardens October 21, 2013

    Kolkata: With a legacy of its own that stands out among the finest cricket stadiums in the world, The grand old amphitheatre called Eden Gardens is now gearing up for an unforgettable sendoff for one of cricket's greatest legends Sachin Tendulkar. Kolkata is already in the grips of Tendulkar...
  • CAB wants 199th Test match ticket to have Tendulkar photo October 17, 2013

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will be seeking permission of the Indian Cricket Board so that they can have a photograph of Sachin Tendulkar on match tickets that will be printed on the occasion of penultimate Test of the legendary batsman's illustrious career. CAB joint secretary Subir Ganguly and...