Rajasthan Cricket Association

  • Shot in the arm for RCA as registrar comes in BCCI's way August 14, 2014

    At loggerheads with BCCI over its move to propose a five-member panel to look after cricket in the state, the Rajasthan Cricket Association on Wednesday got a shot in the arm when the Registrar of Co-operative Societies refused to recognise the Board`s ad-hoc committee. The BCCI is all set to form...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association threatens legal action against BCCI August 13, 2014

    Rajasthan Cricket Association Vice-President Mehmood Abdi on Tuesday said that RCA may take legal recourse regarding the reported move by the BCCI to form an ad-hoc committee to run the affairs of the state body. "RCA would take full measures for enforcement of section 25 of Rajasthan Sports Act including seeking...
  • RCA suspension misconceived, without jurisdiction: Abdi May 28, 2014

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has cried foul against its suspension by the BCCI and termed it as "without jurisdiction, due authority and wholly misconceived". Mehmood Abdi, the permanent RCA representative to BCCI has submitted a detailed reply to BCCI and has claimed that RCA was not at fault by...
  • BCCI acting on Srnivasan's behest: Abdi May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The turf war between the suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association and the BCCI escalated on Thursday with RCA Deputy President Mehmood Abdi accusing the Board of acting in the most unfair manner to satisfy the "vengeance, hate and prejudicial grudge" carried by N Srinivasan against Lalit Modi. A day after...
  • Lalit Modi returns as RCA chief, BCCI irked May 6, 2014

    The BCCI on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. ...
  • RCA victory stepping stone to BCCI return, says Lalit Modi May 6, 2014

    London: Back in the reckoning for a return to BCCI after being elected President of the Rajasthan Cricket Association, banned former IPL chief Lalit Modi said winning the polls is the first step towards returning to the Indian Cricket Board. "It is a big victory. It has been four years since...
  • RCA to fight against BCCI suspension: Mehmood Abdi May 12, 2014

    Jaipur: Unfazed by the suspension imposed on it by the BCCI, Rajasthan Cricket Association's newly-elected Deputy President Mehmood Abdi on Tuesday said the RCA would challenge the Board's decision in court. The BCCI on Tuesday suspended RCA after banned former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was declared winner of the body's...
  • BCCI suspends RCA after it elects Lalit Modi as president May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. In an interview to CNN-IBN, BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said that the board has suspended RCA and will now appoint...
  • Lalit Modi elected Rajasthan Cricket Association Chief May 6, 2014

    Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, who was banned by the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI), has been declared the winner in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections for the post of president on Tuesday. As expected, Modi won by a landslide margin, polling in 24 out of 33 votes,...
  • Lalit Modi hails Supreme Court's decision for announcement of RCA poll result April 30, 2014

    Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi on Wednesday hailed the decision of the Supreme Court which ordered the opening of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) election ballots by May 6. "Extremely grateful to honourable Supreme Court for allowing the opening of RCA elections ballots.Looking forward to results now being...
  • SC clears deck for announcement of RCA poll result April 30, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the deck for declaration of result of Rajasthan Cricket Association elections and asked the poll observer to declare it on May 6. Brushing aside the objection of BCCI which is expecting that the result might go in favour of former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, a...
  • Mehmood Abdi hails SC's direction for announcement of RCA poll result April 30, 2014

    Jaipur: Mehmood M Abdi, Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) representative in BCCI, has hailed the order of the Supreme Court on Wednesday that directed the election officer of RCA elections to declare the results on May 6. Abdi, who is also suspended IPL chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi's lawyer, termed the...
  • RCA election results featuring Lalit Modi on May 6 but BCCI can challenge it: SC April 30, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the decks for the announcement of results of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections, in which BCCI-banned former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi stood for the post of president. SC-appointed election observers will announce the results on the 6th of May in Rajasthan, the court...
  • RCA questions awarding Royals' home matches to Ahmedabad April 4, 2014

    The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on Friday protested against awarding home matches of Rajasthan Royals to Ahmedabad in the forthcoming seventh edition of Indian Premier League. RCA officiating secretary KK Sharma has written to Interim BCCI president for IPL, Sunil Gavaskar, questioning the Governing Council's decision to shift the matches without...
  • Srinivasan can't attend ICC meetings: Mehmood Abdi April 1, 2014

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Cricket Association's representative in the BCCI, Mehmood Abdi, on Tuesday said that N Srinivasan is not eligible to represent the body in the ICC after being forced to step aside due to a Supreme Court directive. Srinivasan has been replaced by Sunil Gavaskar as the interim BCCI chief after...
  • RCA welcomes Sunil Gavaskar's appointment, questions Shivlal Yadav's promotion March 28, 2014

    Welcoming Sunil Gavaskar's appointment as interim president of BCCI for IPL 7, the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on Friday questioned the promotion of senior vice-president Shivlal Yadav to the top job after the cash-rich T20 league. The Supreme Court ordered that Gavaskar should be made the interim president for managing affairs...
  • Supreme Court adjourns RCA election case till March 25 March 11, 2014

    Banned former IPL chairman Lalit Modi's return to cricket administration in India continues to hang in the balance as the Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) election case, giving March 25 as the next date of hearing. The BCCI is making every possible effort to stop Modi's...
  • RCA elections: Supreme Court to decide on Lalit Modi's fate today March 11, 2014

    Lalit Modi's likely return to cricket administration in India could be decided by the Supreme Court later on Tuesday as it hears the The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) objections to declare the results of the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections. The matter was supposed to be heard last...
  • RCA vs BCCI: SC defers hearing, RCA election result still under wraps January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday chose to not disclose the results of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections while the BCCI conceded that Lalit Modi was a clear winner. The court then adjourned the matter until March 4. BCCI told SC that they are aware of the ground reality that...
  • BCCI to block Lalit Modi return December 28, 2013

    BCCI has decided to challenge the Supreme Court that has allowed the expelled Lalit Modi, former chairman of the IPL, to contest the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections. ...
  • BCCI to 'intervene' in Supreme Court case on Modi issue December 28, 2013

    Chennai: Faced with the tricky issue of how to deal with the possible re-entry of banned former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi into Rajasthan Cricket Association, the BCCI on Saturday decided to become a party in the Supreme Court case challenging the RCA polls and get its position clarified. The decision to...
  • Our representative "ill-treated" at BCCI meeting: RCA December 28, 2013

    Chennai: The Rajasthan Cricket Association on Saturday claimed that its representative Mehmood Abdi was ill-treated and not allowed to attend the BCCI Working Committee meeting to explain how his client and banned former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi was allowed to contest RCA elections. In an e-mail to BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel,...
  • BCCI's Working Committee meeting on December 28 to discuss Lalit Modi December 28, 2013

    The BCCI's top brass will assemble in New Delhi on Saturday for an Emergent Working Committee meeting to discuss the possible implications of banned former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's re-entry into Rajasthan Cricket Association. All the representatives of BCCI affiliated units are expected to attend the meeting where members may decide...
  • BCCI will have to listen to us: Lalit Modi's lawyer December 28, 2013

    Chennai: Rajasthan Cricket Association representative and Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi on Saturday said that the BCCI will have to hear him out during the Board's Working Committee meeting here on Saturday on how the banned former IPL commissioner was allowed to contest RCA elections. The BCCI's top brass assembled here...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association clarifies its stand to BCCI December 19, 2013

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has sent a letter to BCCI clarifying its stand regarding the contentious issue of former IPL chairman Lalit Modi who was allowed to continue as president of Nagaur Cricket Association and subsequently contest the RCA polls on Thursday. The BCCI had banned Modi for life...
  • Lalit Modi faction confident of winning RCA elections December 19, 2013

    The Lalit Modi faction remains confident of a thumping victory in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections which were held on Thursday but they will have to wait till January 6 for the results. The high-voltage polls, which have become a thorn in the flesh of BCCI because of Modi who contested for...
  • Decks cleared as Lalit Modi contests RCA polls December 19, 2013

    On Wednesday, a Supreme Court observer cleared banned Lalit Modi to contest in Rajasthan Cricket Association elections. ...
  • SC observer clears banned Lalit Modi to contest RCA elections December 18, 2013

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Wednesday received a shot in the arm after a Supreme Court appointed observer cleared his nomination to contest for the post of President in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections in Jaipur on Thursday. Despite being banned for life by the Cricket Board, Modi had...
  • Lalit Modi can contest RCA polls: SC observer December 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A Supreme Court appointed observer on Wednesday cleared the former IPL chief Lalit Modi to contest for Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections to be held on December 19. Rampal Sharma of the opposite camp had objected to Modi's candidature, but SC observer Justice NM Kasliwal and election officer BL...
  • BCCI threatens to ban Rajasthan Cricket Association if Lalit Modi is elected president December 18, 2013

    Despite being banned for life by the cricket Board, former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Monday defiantly filed his nomination for the December 19 Rajasthan Cricket Association elections, prompting a livid BCCI to threaten suspension of RCA for letting him back. Modi's nomination papers for the post of RCA president were...