Mumbai Cricket Association

  • Mumbai Cricket Association interviews 28 candidates for coaching posts 14-04-2014 08:25 PM

    Mumbai: Twenty-eight aspirants, some of them former Test players, were interviewed on Monday for the job of coaches in different age groups representing Mumbai including the senior team by the local cricket association. The names of selected candidates for a total of six coaching posts, including two for the women's...
  • Sandeep Patil returns to head Mumbai selection panel 08-04-2014 04:27 PM

    Mumbai: After quitting the selection panel last year as he was unable to devote time to watch local cricket due to his tight schedule as chief national selector, former India batsman Sandeep Patil has accepted the offer to head Mumbai's senior panel and has been named as the chairman of...
  • Make school ties 15-players-a-side affair to increase talent pool: Tendulkar 03-12-2013 11:17 PM

    Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday suggested that Mumbai Cricket Association can improve its talent pool by making its inter-college and inter-school competition a 15-player affair. "How can the Mumbai Cricket step ahead of the opposition. For that, casually, me and my brother were chatting one day at home,...
  • MCA to fete Sachin Tendulkar, Prithvi Shaw, Mushir Ahmed Khan 30-11-2013 09:05 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association, which honoured Sachin Tendulkar by naming its Kandivli facility for him earlier this month, is going to felicitate him again next week at a function at its Bandra-Kurla Complex ground. "We are going to honour Sachin Tendulkar at our BKC complex on December 3 and the...
  • Tendulkar recommended Dhoni as Indian captain: Pawar 10-11-2013 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association chief Sharad Pawar has revealed that it was Sachin Tendulkar who batted for Mahendra Singh Dhoni as captain of the Indian team after Rahul Dravid expressed his desire to give up captaincy in 2007. "Sachin loves to lend a helping hand to fellow players, especially the...
  • MCA to offer only 5000 tickets for Sachin Tendulkar's farewell match 06-11-2013 09:28 PM

    Mumbai: Only 5000 tickets will be available to the general public for Sachin Tendulkar's farewell Test at the Wankhede Stadium which has a capacity of nearly 33,000. The Mumbai Cricket Association on Wednesday said that it can only offer around 5,000 tickets for Tendulkar's landmark 200th Test when India face...
  • Sachin Tendulkar postal stamp to mark the start of his 200th Test 01-11-2013 10:06 AM

    New Delhi: Hosts of Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and last Test - Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) - have announced that they will release a commemorative postal stamp with Tendulkar's photo at the presentation before the start of the second Test between India and West Indies on November 14 at the Wankhede...
  • Mad ticket-rush for Tendulkar's last Tests to leave many heart-broken 25-10-2013 10:51 AM

    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 14-18. Wankhede holds a seating capacity of 33,500 but the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) plans to sell just...
  • Sachin Tendulkar happy to play in front of home crowd: MCA 24-10-2013 09:10 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association on Thursday issued a statement on behalf of retiring great Sachin Tendulkar saying the senior India player was "more than happy" to play his final Test in the city and he would be pleased whichever way MCA chooses to felicitate him. "Sachin Tendulkar is more...
  • AAP asks Sachin Tendulkar not to associate with MCA Kandivali club 24-10-2013 04:24 PM

    Mumbai: Two days after the MCA (Mumbai Cricket Association) renamed the Kandivali ground as Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana Club, the Aam Aadmi Party has reportedly asked the star batsman not to associate himself with MCA proposal. The MCA on Tuesday renamed the Kandivili ground as the Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana Club. Sharad...
  • Meet the man asked to paint a farewell gift for Sachin Tendulkar 23-10-2013 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: When the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) asked Sachin Tendulkar what he would want as a farewell gift, the legend said painting of a famous landmark of Maharashtra will make him happy. And the MCA subsequently appointed Nashik-based painter Prafuul Sawant for the job, The Indian Express has reported....
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 17-10-2013 11:42 PM

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  • Is Sharad Pawar set to take over the reins of Indian cricket administration? 17-10-2013 11:40 PM

    Former BCCI and ICC President Sharad Pawar has been elected as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) chief unopposed, the election officer announced it on Thursday evening ahead of Friday's biennial polls. ...
  • Sharad Pawar elected unopposed as President of MCA 17-10-2013 10:02 PM

    Mumbai: Former BCCI and ICC President Sharad Pawar has been elected as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) chief unopposed, the election officer announced it on Thursday evening ahead of Friday's biennial polls. It was merely a formality for Pawar to take the MCA's top post after Gopinath Munde's nomination for the...
  • News 360: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik under scanner in Coal scam 17-10-2013 08:57 PM

    In a new twist to the coal blocks allocation scam the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is looking into the role of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the case. Naveen Patnaik had reportedly written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to approve coal blocks of Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar...
  • Sharad Pawar set to return as MCA boss, Munde seeks stay on elections 17-10-2013 01:00 PM

    Mumbai: With Gopinath Munde's nomination for the post of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president rejected and even his appeal against that rejection dismissed, former BCCI and ICC president Sharad Pawar is set to return to the top MCA post unopposed. However, Munde plans to move court to seek a stay...
  • Gopinath Munde's application for MCA presidentship rejected 12-10-2013 11:52 PM

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who had filed his nomination to contest for the presidentship of the Mumbai Cricket Association at its biennial election on October 18, on Saturday suffered a huge setback as his application was rejected on the basis of the residential criteria. According to MCA rules,...
  • It's Sharad Pawar vs Gopinath Munde for MCA president's post 09-10-2013 06:53 PM

    Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister and NCP strongman Sharad Pawar filed his nomination for the president's post in the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) a day after BJP leader Gopinath Munde did so, to make it a two-way fight for the reins of MCA at its October 18 biennial polls. "Mr Sharad...
  • HC upholds order on MCA ban on Ratnakar Shetty 21-09-2013 04:36 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Saturday upheld a civil court's order to stay the five-year ban imposed by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on BCCI's game development officer Ratnakar Shetty saying the action was "pre-determined and drastic". Justice Anoop Mohta directed MCA to accept Shetty's nomination to represent the...
  • Bombay HC issues notice to state govt, MCA, BMC on AAP plea 19-09-2013 06:27 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday sought affidavits from Maharashtra government, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) in reply to a PIL filed by 'Aam Aadmi Party' alleging illegality and irregularity in allotment of land in suburban Kandivli to MCA. According to the PIL filed by AAP...
  • MCA challenges stay order on ban on Shetty in HC 19-09-2013 12:28 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association has approached the Bombay High Court, challenging a civil court order which put a stay on the five-year ban imposed on BCCI's game development officer Ratnakar Shetty. A city civil court had on September 7 granted a stay on the MCA's decision to ban Shetty...
  • Will Sachin Tendulkar play his 200th Test at Wankhede Stadium? 17-09-2013 10:42 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association has formally requested the BCCI to allot the second and final Test between India and the West Indies to the Wankhede Stadium here so that Sachin Tendulkar could play his milestone 200th Test before the home crowd. "We have put in our request. If it is...
  • Maharashtra CM Chavan may take on Sharad Pawar in MCA elections 16-09-2013 09:17 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is likely to contest the next month's election for President of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), a post held in the past by top politicians from the State. If everything goes according to indications available till now, he may be pitted against NCP chief Sharad...
  • Sad day for Mumbai cricket, says MCA on Ankeet Chavan's life ban 13-09-2013 08:45 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association joint secretary Nitin Dalal on Friday said he felt sad for promising left-arm spinner Ankeet Chavan, who was banned for life by the BCCI on IPL spot-fixing charges, saying that he was on the verge of being picked for India A. "It's a sad day for...
  • Court stays MCA's ban on Ratnakar Shetty 07-09-2013 10:03 PM

    Mumbai: In a relief to BCCI's game development officer Ratnakar Shetty, a civil court here on Saturday stayed the Mumbai Cricket Association's five-year ban on him. Shetty, who has served MCA in various capacities over the last three decades, was banned by the association for alleging that some office-bearers of...
  • No guarantee Wankhede would host Sachin Tendulkar's 200th Test 01-09-2013 06:52 PM

    Mumbai: Speculations may be rife that senior cricketer Sachin Tendulkar could get a chance to play the historic 200th Test match of his career in front of his home crowd at the Wankhede Stadium here later this year, but Mumbai Cricket Association officials are no rejoicing, as yet. "It will...
  • MCA elections unlikely before October, says Savant 31-07-2013 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: The annual elections of the Mumbai Cricket Association are unlikely to be held before October, president Ravi Savant said here on Wednesday. "At the moment it appears unlikely that they can be held before October. The audited accounts will not be ready till September," Savant told PTI. Savant said...
  • Shetty can't contest MCA polls as eligibility rules altered 23-07-2013 11:37 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has changed its eligibility rules for contesting its forthcoming elections, a move which is widely seen to prevent senior administrator Professor Ratnakar Shetty from regaining his place in its managing committee. The managing committee of the MCA, at its meeting last night, has taken...
  • MCA to decide election date after Shetty case court hearing 22-07-2013 11:20 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) will wait for the court hearing of Prof Ratnakar Shetty's case on July 24, before announcing its election date, sources said on Monday. Shetty, who has served the association in various capacities over the last three decades, was banned last month for alleging that...
  • MCA ex-vice-president Shetty moves court over ban; seeks Rs 50 lakh 04-07-2013 10:30 PM

    Mumbai: Former Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) Vice-President Ratnakar Shetty has filed a civil suit in a local court seeking a stay on the five-year ban imposed on him by the sport body, from whom he has demanded damages of Rs 50 lakh for "tarnishing his reputation". Shetty, who has served...