Ravi Savant

  • IPL 7 final to stay in Bangalore despite MCA plea May 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association's promise to comply with all the conditions notwithstanding, the Indian Premier League's Governing Council has decided that the June 1 final of the T20 tournament would be held in Bangalore as announced earlier. "The GC had a conference call last night and after a lot of deliberation...
  • IPL Governing Council to decide on MCA letter on Tuesday May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The IPL Governing Council will take a final call on Tuesday with regards to the protest letter it has received from the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) against the shifting of the T20 tournament's final from Wankhede Stadium to M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. "We had a managing committee meeting today...
  • No foreign tours for national selectors: BCCI April 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board has decided not to send national selectors abroad to watch the Indian team play overseas, according to BCCI's vice president Ravi Savant. "I think now these national selectors will not be travelling out of country. Those days the selectors also used to travel out of country if...
  • MCA objects to matches being directly allotted to CCI October 1, 2013

    Mumbai: The long-standing tussle between the Mumbai Cricket Association and the Cricket Club of India, both affiliated units of the BCCI, came to the fore at last Sunday's AGM of the Board following a suggestion to allot international matches directly to CCI. "There was a suggestion from the chair (BCCI chief...
  • Srinivasan to attend ICC meet, India to oppose DRS: report June 19, 2013

    New Delhi: N Srinivasan might have stepped aside as the BCCI chief taking no part in the day-to-day functioning of the Indian cricket board, but as per a report in a leading daily, Srinivasan will attend the International Cricket Committee's (ICC) annual board conference to be held on June 26...
  • Decision to shift Eng match venue tomorrow: MCA October 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The BCCI is on Wednesday expected to decide on the request made by Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to shift the second tour game of the England team from BKC Ground to DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. "I'm meeting the BCCI chief [N Srinivasan] tomorrow [to discuss the matter]....
  • MCA to crack whip on players' indiscipline September 15, 2012

    Mumbai: There was a time when almost half the Indian Test team was made up of Mumbai cricketers, but the numbers have dwindled and Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) new president Ravi Savant has identified the problem as lack of discipline and fitness. "Over the years the scene has changed and we...
  • 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...