INDIAN CRICKET

  • Comparisons with Rahul Dravid egg me on: KL Rahul 5 hours 58 minutes ago

    Known for his sound technique and calm demeanour on the crease reminiscent of the legendary Rahul Dravid, KL Rahul is making all the right moves for an India call-up but doesn't allow that affect his focus on scoring runs, which he displayed with a century on Thursday in the Duleep...
  • I may never play for India again: Yuvraj Singh 2 days ago

    Yuvraj Singh has admitted he might have played his last match for India. Declared 'Man of the Series' in 2011 World Cup, it has been tough for Yuvraj to return to his best following a life-threatening battle with lung cancer, and he has been more out than in the national...
  • I can play as a batsman while Wriddhiman is a pure keeper: Naman Ojha 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Naman Ojha is certainly back in the national selection committee's radar after four centuries in his last five first-class innings, including two double hundreds but he rules out any competition with Wriddhiman Saha for the second wicketkeeper's slot in the Indian team. "I don't think I am competing with...
  • Dhoni doing a good job but my favourite captain is Ganguly: Yuvraj Singh 6 days ago

    Out of form and striving for a comeback to India's ODI set-up, Yuvraj Singh says he 'flourished' the most under Sourav Ganguly who is also his favourite among the captain's he played under. Talking to The Indian Express at the Idea Exchange event, Yuvraj touched subjects on and off the field,...
  • Rajasthan under-19 player slams record 18 sixes in double ton October 21, 2014

    Greater Noida: A Rajasthan under-19 player named Aditya Garwal hit 18 sixes and 22 fours en route to a record brilliant unbeaten 263 off 151 balls against Railways in a Vinoo Mankad Trophy central zone one-day match here on Tuesday. Rajasthan scored 413 for 3 in 50 overs in the match...
  • Lalit Modi faction in Rajasthan Cricket Association moves High Court October 15, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Rajasthan XI allowed to feature in BCCI's domestic tournaments October 1, 2014

    A big relief came for Rajasthan players as the High Court of the state allowed them to play in domestic competitions held by BCCI this year. According to the order, the Rajasthan High Court asked the BCCI to appoint selection committees to pick teams for the domestic tournaments of 2014-15...
  • Affiliated units to get lesser share of BCCI revenues September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: There is some bad news for the affiliated units of the BCCI as they will be getting a significantly lesser share of the pie due to cut in sponsorship and media rights money, according to the finance committee report that was tabled in Chennai on Friday. A notable incident...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar moves Bombay High Court for review of BCCI rules September 20, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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 reelection 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...
  • TWTW: Who is the only boss of Indian Cricket team? August 31, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on the Indian cricket team. While BCCI appointed former captain Ravi Shastri as Director of Cricket for the ODI series, skipper MS Dhoni came out openly in support of coach Duncan Fletcher. ...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association to go ahead with their Ranji team selection August 25, 2014

    Jaipur: The rift between the RCA and BCCI is bound to deepen as the suspended association is all set to go ahead in naming their Ranji Trophy probables claiming that they are the only authorized body to do so. Mehmood Abdi, the Deputy President of RCA has claimed that "BCCI was...
  • Lalit Modi's suspended RCA excluded from BCCI's 201415 schedule August 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Cricket Association, currently suspended by the BCCI, could miss playing in the upcoming domestic season unless the two bodies, engaged in a legal fight over election of Lalit Modi, sort out the matter. As per the domestic schedule finalised by the BCCI, RCA is not in the picture but...
  • BCCI sidelines Duncan Fletcher after England debacle August 19, 2014

    MS Dhoni and Fletcher remain in place, but only time will tell if the appointment of Ravi Shastri as director of cricket is a temporary measure or a sign of deeper changes ahead in the Indian cricket. ...
  • Kumble, Srinath walk out of KSCA meet August 17, 2014

    Anil Kumble and Javagal Srinath walked out of a Karnataka Cricket Association meeting after a showdown with other members over how to use funds. ...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association threatens legal action against BCCI August 12, 2014

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Cricket Association vicepresident Mehmood Abdi on Tuesday said that RCA may take legal recourse regarding the reported move by the BCCI to form an adhoc committee to run the affairs of the state body. "RCA would take full measures for enforcement of section 25 of Rajasthan Sports Act including...
  • 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...
  • Excited to play alongside Robin Uthappa and Manoj Tiwary: Rajat Paliwal July 3, 2014

    Last year, Rajat Paliwal, one of the prolific middleorder batsman in the Services team, made it to the India A squad against West Indies A and became the first player from Services to get a national callup in 15 years. The 22yearold continued his good run in the 201314 Ranji Trophy...
  • BCCI pressurised Australia, England for ICC revamp, says Sanjay Patel June 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BCCI had threatened to form a parallel world cricket body before the England and Australian boards agreed to the controversial restructuring of the ICC and decided to give a lion's share of revenue to the Indian board, said its secretary Sanjay Patel on Saturday. "We got criticised by many...
  • BCCI to make one round of exgratia payment to firstclass cricketers June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In a gesture rewarding firstclass cricketers of bygone era, the BCCI will make another round of one time exgratia payment to the tune of Rs 20 lakh per head for all those who have retired prior to 2003. The BCCI decided that they will make the payment to those...
  • Virat Kohli wins Ceat cricketer of the year award June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: India's top batsman Virat Kohli on Monday won the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award while offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin, the fastest player from the country to pick 100 Test wickets, bagged the Indian Player of the Year award for 201314. Lefthanded opener Shikhar Dhawan was named the International Player...
  • N Srinivasan meets finance minister Arun Jaitley at ministry office June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: BCCI's presidentinexile N Srinivasan dropped in to meet finance minister Arun Jaitley here on Monday. Although details of their meeting were not known, the Tamil Nadu strongman was at the finance ministry office during the second half where he was with Jaitley for about halfanhour. Srinivasan was unavailable for...
  • Selected for India, Jadhav pays money for net sessions May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: It happens only in India where a cricketer, who will be soon donning the national colours, is not being provided with a proper training facility in his own backyard and has to pay from his own pocket to get one. The disappointment in Kedar Jadhav's voice was palpable even...
  • UPCA to make onetime payment to all exRanji cricketers May 26, 2014

    Kanpur: The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) president Rajiv Shukla on Monday announced that all the former firstclass cricketers from the state will be rewarded with an exgratia payment ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 1 lakh in the coming days. The decision was taken at the AGM of the state...
  • BCCI offers condolence on Madhav Mantri's demise May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday offered its condolences on the demise of India's oldest Test cricketer Madhav Mantri, who was the maternal uncle of former captain and legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar. "Mr. Madhav Mantri's demise is a big loss to Indian cricket. A wicketkeeperbatsman, he represented India and Mumbai with...