DDCA

  • Vijay Dahiya appointed chief coach of Delhi Ranji team 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Vijay Dahiya has been reinstated as the chief coach of the Delhi Ranji Trophy side while former Test batsman Yashpal Sharma will head the selection panel, in a list released by the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA). Dahiya, a member of the KKR coaching staff,...
  • DDCA curator Venkat Sundaram steps down April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Tuesday received a jolt with veteran curator Venkat Sundaram deciding to quit citing personal reasons. Sundaram, a former Delhi opener, has intimated his decision to DDCA vice-president Chetan Chauhan stating "he is no longer interested" in continuing his job. "I have been associated...
  • Gautam Gambhir reported for threatening DDCA curator with bat: report February 25, 2014

    Out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir, who captains his state side Delhi, allegedly threatened former India player and Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) pitch curator Venkat Sundaram after the two were involved in a war of words - DNA has reported. The report in the news daily said that Sundaram has...
  • Former India players 'surprised' at Gautam Gambhir's exclusion January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India opener and chairman of DDCA selection committee Chetan Chauhan expressed his "shock and disappointment" at the exclusion of senior opener Gautam Gambhir from the 30-member probables list for the World T20 in Bangladesh. "I am surprised and shocked that Gautam is not there in the 30-member list....
  • Kirti Azad decodes proxy cult January 3, 2014

    The former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad, who has been an active voice against corruption in the DDCA, tried to explain how proxy voting worked. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Why do cricketers lose out in administration? December 30, 2013

    Sneh Prakash Bansal and his panel on Monday swept the DDCA polls with a landslide victory over former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi's faction by procuring more than 70 per cent of the votes. ...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi suffers heavy defeat in DDCA elections December 30, 2013

    The winds of change flutter to deceive at the DDCA elections as former cricketers, led by Bishan Singh Bedi, routed by the present regime as proxy voting remained the game-changer. ...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi panel crashes to defeat in DDCA polls December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Sneh Prakash Bansal and his panel on Monday swept the DDCA polls with a landslide victory over former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi's faction by procuring more than 70 per cent of the votes. "The final results will be out in the evening but we have won the elections....
  • Bansal and Co. favourites against Bedi faction in DDCA polls December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: BCCI vice-president Sneh Bansal is favourite to win presidential elections against former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi as they square off in the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) contest, scheduled here on Monday. Bansal is set to take over from current president Arun Jaitley, who has decided against...
  • Our aim is to end the proxy culture at the DDCA: Bishan Bedi December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi is well aware that it is a near-impossible task for him to beat Sneh Bansal in the presidential elections of the DDCA on December 30 but he is not ready to bow down without a fight against the "shameful activities" of the...
  • Delhi to play final Ranji Trophy league tie at Feroz Shah Kotla December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi will play their final league match of the Ranji Trophy against table toppers Karnataka Dec 30 at the Feroz Shah Kotla and not Roshanara Ground, Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) vice-president Chetan Chauhan confirmed on Thursday. Delhi have played all their home games at Roshanara despite having...
  • Arun Jaitley not to contest DDCA elections; it's Bedi vs Bansal December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) president Arun Jaitley has decided against contesting the upcoming state association elections scheduled on December 30 paving way for his confidant Sneh Bansal to take on legendary Bishan Singh Bedi in a prestigious fight. BJP heavyweight Jaitley, who is also the leader of...
  • This is a fight against a setup, says Bishan Singh Bedi December 19, 2013

    Former India Captain Bishan Singh Bedi has announced his candidature against Arun Jaitley for the post of DDCA president in the upcoming elections. ...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi to contest against Jaitley in DDCA elections December 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Monday announced his candidature against Arun Jaitley for the post of the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) president in the upcoming association elections scheduled for December 30. "Yes, I have decided to contest for the president's post in the upcoming DDCA...
  • Vijay Dahiya sacked as Sanjeev Sharma appointed Delhi chief coach September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The DDCA on Friday decided to sack Vijay Dahiya from the post of chief coach of the senior state side and promoted his understudy former India medium pacer Sanjeev Sharma in that position. The All Powerful Sports Committee of the DDCA on Friday met at the Feroze Shah Kotla...
  • Huge win for DCC candidates in DDCA Sports committee elections July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The 10 candidates of the newly formed Delhi Cricket Council (DCC) recorded a landslide victory in the Sports Committee election of the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA), ending the controversial tenure of Vinod Tihara faction. In what turned out to be an absolute one-sided poll battle, the DCC...
  • DCC fields 10 candidates for DDCA Sports Committee election July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA)'s Sports Committee, led by Vinod Tihara, is expected to face a tough fight from the members of the Delhi Cricket Council (DCC) which will field 10 candidates for Friday's elections. The Sports Committee is the most influential body in the DDCA with...
  • MS Dhoni skips practice session, CSK not happy with pitch April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni skipped training as the Chennai Super Kings players had their customary net session on "really slow practice wickets" as some of the players found out. The CSK players practised in two batches and some of them weren't really amused to find that the practice...
  • Delhi boy claims perfect 10 in DDCA league February 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Vikas Dixit, a Delhi lad emerged as a new sensation of cricket as he scalped 10 wickets in an innings in a Delhi District Cricket Association match at Bharat Nagar ground on Thursday. Vikas, who is an off-spinner, bowled brilliantly against DTC for his side KG Colts. He finished...
  • PCB requests DDCA to provide 100 VIP tickets for Jan 6 ODI December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The four-member recce team of Pakistan Cricket Board led by GM (Media Affairs) Nadeem Sarwar have requested the DDCA to provide them with 100 VIP passes and 1000 general tickets for third and final ODI between India and Pakistan at the Kotla on January 6. "We have received a...
  • Government order probe against DDCA November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday said it has ordered inspection of the account books of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) of alleged financial irregularities. The ministry has ordered "inspection of the books of accounts and other records of DDCA under Section 209A of the Companies Act, 1956", Corporate...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi slams DDCA's functioning October 12, 2012

    Bishan Singh Bedi has said that DDCA should follow the steps of Karnataka State Cricket Association in their functioning. ...
  • Bedi slams DDCA for not supporting Amarnath October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Friday blasted the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) for not "pulling their weight behind" Mohinder Amarnath who was removed from selector's post after his first season. Without naming him, Bedi also didn't spare BCCI president N Srinivasan and questioned the manner...
  • Kirti Azad lashes out at DDCA president October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Indian cricketer and member of parliament Kirti Azad on Tuesday accused Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) president Arun Jaitley of "not doing anything to stop the rise of proxy membership". For the second day running, the officers from Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) department came at the...
  • Arun Jaitley may become BCCI president in 2014 September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and president of Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) Arun Jaitley is in line to become the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in 2014, as the cricketing body is planning constitutional changes to enable the elevation of Jaitley. CNN-IBN...
  • Chauhan, Dahia retain their roles with Delhi July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India batsman and DDCA vice-president Chetan Chauhan will continue to be the chairman of the selection committee, while Vijay Dahia has been retained as coach of the Delhi team for the 2012-13 domestic season. Besides Chauhan, the committee will comprise of Rakesh Shukla, Nikhil Chopra, Bantu Singh and...
  • Amarnath's post as North Zone selector in trouble? June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Mohinder Amarnath, who has been the North Zone selector for the past 12 months, has apparently run into rough weather. According to reports in a newspaper, several North Zone state associations are miffed with the fact that Amarnath does not devote enough time scouring for talent in the...
  • BCCI in the dark as Malik plays in Delhi June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Pakistan cricketers haven't been allowed to play in the cash-rich Indian Premier League for the last four years [barring Azhar Mahmood who is a British passport holder] but former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik's participation in a Delhi club tournament has raised quite a few questions. Matters have been...
  • DDCA demands lifetime ban on Kirti Azad May 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Thursday demanded a lifetime ban on Kirti Azad for attempting to tarnish the image of DDCA and its president Arun Jaitley. Moreover, the association accused him of indulging in dirty politics in the "garb of criticising" the IPL. ...