Ratnakar Shetty

  • No plan to return to BCCI, says Sharad Pawar October 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Former Cricket Board chief Sharad Pawar, who has returned as president of the Mumbai Cricket Association, on Friday said he is not eyeing the top post of the BCCI which he had headed from 200506 to 200708. "I don't have time to go to BCCI as I don't have time...
  • Ratnakar Shetty to attend MCA AGM on Friday October 17, 2013

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board's General Manager (game development) Ratnakar Shetty said he will be attending Friday's AGM and will question the Association on various issues. The annual general meeting will preceed the biennial MCA election, to be held Friday. MCA's longtime administrator Shetty, however, has been debarred from contesting the polls...
  • HC gives no relief to Ratnakar Shetty on plea challenging MCA rule October 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday declined to grant interim relief to top BCCI official Ratnakar Shetty who had challenged a recent amendment in byelaws of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) which disqualified him from contesting its elections. A Bench headed by Justice SJ Vajifdar observed that at this juncture the...
  • Parikh challenges MCA ban on employees fighting polls September 25, 2013

    Mumbai: After BCCI General Manager Ratnakar Shetty's threat to challenge the Mumbai Cricket Association's decision barring BCCI employees from contesting the biennial elections, BCCI President N Srinivasan's assistant Mayank Parikh has filed a case against the MCA questioning the same in a city court. "I have filed a suit in a...
  • Don't harp on Tendulkar retirement, Ratnakar Shetty to media September 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Advising the media to stop harping constantly on the retirement plans of Sachin Tendulkar, Cricket Board's senior employee Ratnakar Shetty Monday said here that the senior India cricketer is the best person to decide on the matter. "There have been so many debates on this. I have always said that...
  • HC upholds order on MCA ban on Ratnakar Shetty September 21, 2013

    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...
  • MCA challenges stay order on ban on Shetty in HC September 19, 2013

    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 for...
  • Court stays MCA's ban on Ratnakar Shetty September 7, 2013

    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 MCA...
  • Srinivasan's fate hangs in the balance before Friday's WC meet August 1, 2013

    The Working Committee meeting that could eventually end up deciding Srinivasan's fate would also feature Ratnakar Shetty....
  • Shetty can't contest MCA polls as eligibility rules altered July 23, 2013

    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 a...
  • MCA to decide election date after Shetty case court hearing July 22, 2013

    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 there...
  • Rift within NCA members out in the open July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The growing rift among the Board members of National Cricket Academy (NCA) on Monday came out in the open with a key functionary questioning the "restructuring policy" as well as working procedure at the academy. Biswarup Dey, who is one of the members of the NCA Board, has openly...
  • MCA exvicepresident Shetty moves court over ban; seeks Rs 50 lakh July 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Former Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) VicePresident Ratnakar Shetty has filed a civil suit in a local court seeking a stay on the fiveyear 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 the...
  • MCA sends replies to legal notice from Ratnakar Shetty June 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association Saturday denied the charges levelled by BCCI GM (Game Development) Prof Ratnakar Shetty while replying to the legal notice sent by him and also refused to lift the fiveyear ban imposed as demanded by the senior administrator. Shetty was banned by MCA for alleging that some...
  • I've have already submitted report to exMCA chief: Shetty June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Top BCCI official Ratnakar Shetty Wednesdasy said he had submitted a report to former Mumbai Cricket Association President, late Vilasrao Deshmukh, explaining the reasons for the 405 unsold tickets at World Cup 2011 final. "It is understandable (that they are inquiring this matter) because the stadium was full but some...
  • Shetty summoned by MCA panel probing unsold WC final tickets June 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Top BCCI official Ratnakar Shetty has been summoned to attend the meeting of the Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) inquiry committee, probing the matter of unsold tickets during the 2011 World Cup final held at the Wankhede Stadium, here Wednesday. "I have received the email, which also mentions four other people...
  • IPL scandal: Shetty meets probe panel, hands over terms of reference June 21, 2013

    Bangalore: BCCI's Game Development Manager Prof Ratnakar Shetty on Friday handed over the terms of reference to the twomember probe panel, who will be inquiring on involvement of BCCI president N Srinivasan's soninlaw Gurunath Meiyappan's role in spotfixing issue in IPL. "We have given them what they wanted (operational and administrative...
  • MCA's decision disgusting, says Ratnakar Shetty June 5, 2013

    The Mumbai Cricket Association has banned Shetty for 5 years after his 'black marketing' allegations against the MCA. ...
  • MCA bans Ratnakar Shetty over 'blackmarketing' remarks June 4, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Tuesday banned BCCI Chief Administrative Officer Ratnakar Shetty from taking part in its activities for five years. Shetty had reportedly been warned by the Association after he accused some of its members of black marketing of tickets. He had been given time till early last...
  • No official info from ICC on Gurunath warning: Ratnakar Shetty May 31, 2013

    Mumbai: The BCCI on Friday made it clear that it had not been told by ICC regarding the world body's reported warning to betting accused Gurunath Meiyappan to keep away from bookies at the start of IPL 6 as has been claimed by him during police interrogation. BCCI Cheif Administrative Officer...
  • Will help Mumbai police in giving any documents: Ratnakar Shetty May 23, 2013

    Mumbai: Chief Administrative Officer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Ratnakar Shetty, on Thursday told CNNIBN that the board will help Mumbai police in giving any documents and any footage that will help the inquiry in spotfixing matter. "We had sought an appointment with Himanshu Roy (Mumbai...
  • Indian sports facing crisis: Ratnakar Shetty May 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Even as the BCCI grapples with the IPL spotfixing scandal, its General Manager (game development), Ratnakar Shetty, said cricket is not the only game faced with a problem as all other sports in the country are battling "crisis" situations of their own. Speaking at the India Sports Forum 36, Shetty...
  • BCCI dismisses reports of NCA closing down April 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The BCCI on Friday rubbished a news report that it intended to close down the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore and converted it into a rehabilitationcumtraining centre. "It's a totally false report arising out of the figment of imagination of the person who wrote it. The BCCI annually assesses...
  • BCCI: 2015 WC preparations prompted Tendulkar to retire December 23, 2012

    Mumbai: It was not the clamour for his retirement but the thought of the Indian cricket team's preparations for the next 50over World Cup in 2015, which prompted Sachin Tendulkar to walk into ODI sunset here today, according to a top BCCI official. "What he has expressed is his concern that...
  • Ravi Savant elected as interim president of MCA August 24, 2012

    Mumbai: MCA treasurer Ravi Savant on Friday defeated Prof Ratnakar Shetty by 10 votes to five to take over the reins of the Mumbai Cricket Association as its interim president in place of Vilasrao Deshmukh, who passed away early this month. As per the MCA regulations, the 17-member managing committee elected...
  • BCCI Working Committee to meet on August 22 August 14, 2012

    Mumbai: The Working Committee of the BCCI will meet in Chennai on August 22 to finalise the annual report and accounts ahead of its Annual General Meeting to be held next month. "It will be a regular meeting before the AGM where the accounts and annual report will be finalised," said...
  • BCCI to discuss domestic captains' suggestions June 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Suggestions to improve the domestic cricket, put forth at the captains and coaches conclave held in March, would be discussed at the BCCI's technical committee meeting here on June 12. "There were quite a few suggestions put forward at the captains and coaches conclave. Relevant suggestions to domestic cricket...
  • Will take action against guilty: BCCI May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday termed the spot-fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and other domestic competitions as "disturbing" and said it would take strict action against those found guilty of indulging in corrupt practices. "The footage that was shown by a television channel [India TV] was...
  • BCCI likely to discuss Aus debacle on Feb 13 January 31, 2012

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board's big wigs are likely to deliberate on the Indian team's Test series debacle in Australia and the future of some senior batsmen after their listless display there when its all-powerful Working Committee meets in Chennai next month. "The BCCI's Working Committee is to meet at Chennai on...
  • BCCI mulls hosting Tests in smaller centres November 15, 2011

    Kolkata: The Indian cricket board is mulling the idea of organising Test matches in smaller centres to promote the longest form of the game, after seeing the poor response in major venues like Eden Gardens and New Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla during the ongoing India-West Indies series. Expressing concern over the...