Niranjan Shah

  • Happy that Gavaskar will take over as BCCI president: Niranjan Shah March 28, 2014

    Niranjan Shah also told CNN-IBN that BCCI must introspect and make sure such things don't happen in future but did not make any comment on N Srinivasan. ...
  • BCCI ex-secretary Niranjan Shah hails SC proposals March 27, 2014

    Rajkot: Former BCCI Secretary Niranjan Shah said on Thursday that the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal has damaged the cricket board's reputation and welcomed the Supreme Court's proposals to clean up the popular game. He, however, was not in favour of appointing former captain Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI president, in...
  • Niranjan Shah defends probe panel's findings July 29, 2013

    The BCCI Vice President says it's not the board that has given the clean chit to anyone but it's been given by the two-member probe panel. ...
  • BCCI defends probe panel's findings July 29, 2013

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Two senior officials of the Indian cricket board strongly defended the clean chit the two-member probe panel gave to Chennai Super Kings team principal Gurunath Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra in the spot-fixing and betting scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Board vice-president Niranjan Shah and...
  • We can't depend on police report: BCCI VP Niranjan Shah July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Monday defended the report of its panel which inquired into the IPL spot-fixing scandal, saying they could not depend on the police report since the two-member commission was already on the job. "I think we can't depend on the police report as we had already constituted...
  • N Srinivasan can chair IPL meeting: Niranjan Shah July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: BCCI vice-president Niranjan Shah on Sunday said N Srinivasan could return as BCCI chief and chair the IPL governing council meeting on August 2 as the probe panel has found no evidence against his team Chennai Super Kings in the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. "He himself has stepped...
  • Newly built Rajkot stadium ready for India-England tie December 26, 2012

    Rajkot: The newly built Saurashtra cricket stadium is all set to host the India-England tie next month and would soon be formally inuagurated, the body's honorary secretary Niranjan Shah said on Wednesday. "The stadium is completely ready for the first day-night one day match to be played between India and England...
  • Gavaskar looks more like a politician: Shah July 19, 2012

    Legendery Sunil Gavaskar’s comment, "being a Mumbaikar, I feel what is the urgency when there has been no co-operation from the other side (Pakistan)," has not gone down well with the mandarins of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Indian cricket board officials were shocked to read the...
  • BCCI's diktat: Skip counties having ICL players July 17, 2008

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) versus Indian Cricket league (ICL) began as an internal matter and then the fight became an international issue. Now, the BCCI seems adamant not to allow Indian players to play in English counties with ICL players in their line-up. In...
  • BCCI raps Kumble for revealing selection details May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked Indian Test skipper Anil Kumble to restrain himself from making comments on selection issues, but itself leaked a letter they wrote to him. Chairman of Selection Committee Dilip Vengsarkar was unhappy with Kumble over certain comments he...