Sunil

  • Kallis, Narine power KKR to thumping win over Mumbai in IPL-7 opener 16-04-2014 11:55 PM

    It was another match-winning performance from Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) trump card and mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who scalped four wickets giving away just 20 runs to rattle Mumbai Indians's (MI) chase after Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey set them a target of 164 in the opening game of Indian...
  • IPL 7: Kolkata Knight Riders can repeat 2012 13-04-2014 12:20 PM

    The Kolkata-based franchise, co-owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is widely seen as one of the most profitable teams in the commerce of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but overall not very successful on the field, though they pulled it off in 2012 after not doing justice to their...
  • Should the Supreme Court expand Sunil Gavaskar's role? 12-04-2014 12:46 PM

    In a historic judgment, albeit an interim one, the Supreme Court appointed ace former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar to take over the conduct of IPL7 and appointed senior-most of BCCI vice - presidents Shivlal Yadav to take over its functioning from president N Srinivasan. It also allowed Chennai Super Kings (CSK)...
  • HDFC boss Deepak Parekh appointed special advisor to Gavaskar 11-04-2014 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: The interim president of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar on Friday appointed Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) chairman Deepak Parekh as his special advisor for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League. Parekh will be a special invitee during the IPL governing council meeting as his vast expertise in...
  • SC to hear BCCI plea seeking Dhoni, Srinivasan audio tape on April 16 11-04-2014 11:04 AM

    The Supreme Court on Friday said that it will hear the petition filed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India to get a copy of audio recording of statements made by MS Dhoni and Board president and CSK owner N Srinivasan on April 16. Dhoni and Srinivasan along...
  • Focus shifts to Sunil Gavaskar's IPL 7 09-04-2014 12:41 PM

    After a major shake-up in the administration of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and resultantly in that of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the money-minting league's seventh season is set to commence under the foster care of Indian cricket's most heard voice - Sunil Gavaskar. In...
  • Sunil Gavaskar evaluating Sundar Raman's role in IPL scandal 08-04-2014 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: Interim president of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar said he was evaluating the request of Bihar Cricket Association (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma, who wants IPL COO Sundar Raman removed from his post for alleged involvement in corrupt practices. "I am seized of the matter and evaluating all the information that...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma steps up pressure for removal of IPL COO 07-04-2014 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: Unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Monday stepped up pressure on BCCI's interim president for Indian Premier League Sunil Gavaskar to remove Sundar Raman from the post of IPL COO. "I had earlier invited your kind attention to the fact that Mr. Sundar Raman's continuation...
  • Drama in the fabric of the Indian Premier League 05-04-2014 08:47 AM

    The most powerful sports official in the most cricket-mad country on earth was on the verge of taking global control of the game. Now a corruption scandal could scupper those plans. Narayanaswami Srinivasan rules the Indian board that generates enough money to keep the game afloat, so it seemed a...
  • Never treated Sunil Grover as my competitor: Kapil Sharma 04-04-2014 04:34 PM

    Mumbai: Kapil Sharma, who is riding high on the success of his "Comedy Nights With Kapil" show, says if actor Sunil Grover decides to return, he will welcome him. Sunil made it big as Gutthi on "Comedy Nights With Kapil", but quit the show and started his own "Mad In...
  • Obama names Indian-American as alternate IMF director 04-04-2014 10:57 AM

    President Barack Obama is nominating Sunil Sabharwal, an independent Indian American investor in the payments sector, to a key job as US Alternate Executive Director at International Monetary Fund. "I am grateful these accomplished men and women have agreed to join this Administration, and I'm confident they will serve ably...
  • We are not totally dependent on Sunil Chhetri: Wim Koevermans 03-04-2014 09:25 PM

    Mumbai: National football chief coach Wim Koevermans on Thursday insisted that the team is not relying heavily on skipper Sunil Chhetri but said there has to be a "follow-up" of players. "I am very happy Sunil is scoring a lot of goals, we have Robin Singh, we also have Balwant...
  • Gavaskar, Shivlal to visit BCCI headquarters on Friday 03-04-2014 09:20 PM

    Mumbai Former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Shivlal Yadav will be visiting the BCCI headquarters here on Friday, the first time after being appointed as interim Presidents for IPL-related and non-IPL-related functions, respectively. Gavaskar has already held meetings with the IPL Chairman Ranjib Biswal and the management staff in Dubai and...
  • Badree replaces Narine as No. 1 T20 bowler 03-04-2014 10:53 AM

    Dhaka: West Indies' leg-spinner Samuel Badree has moved up a place to replace teammate Sunil Narine as the number-one ranked bowler in the latest Reliance ICC Player Ranking for T20I bowlers. The latest update was released on Wednesday, a day after the group stage of the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh...
  • Man seeks public toilet in lieu of his vote, booked 02-04-2014 03:13 PM

    An AAP worker who rode a donkey in this Uttar Pradesh city to demand a public toilet in lieu of his vote was booked for disturbing peace. Sulabh has now stepped in to fulfil his wish. Patel Sunil Chaudhary, an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker, had put candidates in a...
  • World T20: Clinical West Indies thrash Pakistan to seal semis spot 01-04-2014 10:29 PM

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies pummelled a listless Pakistan by 84 runs to set up the ICC World Twenty20 semi-final clash against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Dwayne Bravo (46) and skipper Darren Sammy (42 not out) pulverised a decent looking bowling in the final three overs as West Indies put...
  • Sunil Gavaskar wants feedback on IPL COO from team owners 01-04-2014 10:14 PM

    New Delhi: Interim BCCI chief for IPL, Sunil Gavaskar has reached out to the team owners to take their feedback on whether to continue with the services of Sundar Raman, the Chief Operating Officer of the T20 league. While the Supreme Court ordered removal of all India Cements employees, except...
  • IPL franchises promise support to Gavaskar 31-03-2014 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: IPL franchises on Monday pledged support to Sunil Gavaskar for a successful hosting of the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, starting April 16 in the UAE. Gavaskar, who is the interim head of the BCCI for conducting the league, met the teams and briefed them on...
  • BCCI members demand SGM for discussing developments 31-03-2014 08:31 PM

    Mumbai: Some BCCI members have demanded the convening of a Special General Meeting of the Board to take stock of the situation in the wake of Supreme Court's order replacing N Srinivasan by interim President Sunil Gavaskar to look after IPL 7 affairs. "Yes. It's not a requisition meeting, but...
  • Snapshot: Denied AAP ticket, angry leader shaves off half of his moustache, beard; tours Allahabad on a mule 31-03-2014 08:12 PM

    Making his anger public after being denied Lok Sabha ticket by the Aam Aadmi Party, Sunil Choudhary shaved off half of his moustache, beard and toured the streets of Allahabad on a mule. Carrying a broom in his hand, Choudhary criticised the party on the ticket distribution process and even...
  • Confident West Indies face upbeat Pakistan in final group game 31-03-2014 07:10 PM

    Mirpur: It will be a battle between two world-class off-spinners as defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a 'Do-or-Die' final group league encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Both teams are on four points each and it will be a virtual quarter-final clash to decide on the...
  • Naxals pose a major threat to Lok Sabha candidates in Jharkhand 31-03-2014 03:51 PM

    Election time in Naxal-infested Jharkhand is doubly dangerous for the politicians many of whom are high on the rebels' hit-list. As candidates and their supporters move in the countryside, tour villages and address huge rallies, the security agencies face a nightmarish situation in providing them security especially as many of...
  • EC announces change in poll timings of four Lok Sabha constituencies 30-03-2014 07:58 AM

    Election Commission has given its nod for amendments in poll timings in four parliamentary constituencies in Chhattisgarh. State's Chief Election Officer Sunil Kujoor on Saturday said EC has made amendments to poll timings for four Lok Sabhaconstituencies-- Bastar, Rajnandgaon, Kanker and Mahasamund. Kujoor said under Bastar parliamentary seat, except Jagdalpur...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar writes to Gavaskar against IPL CEO 29-03-2014 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Saturday wrote to BCCI's interim president Sunil Gavaskar, voicing their opposition to continuation of Sundar Raman as IPL CEO. "I have to bring to your notice that Mr. Sundar Raman's continuation as CEO of IPL is deeply prejudicial to the...
  • Sunil Gavaskar confident of conducting a successful IPL 2014 29-03-2014 05:25 PM

    Sunil Gavaskar, the working president of the BCCI for looking into the affairs of the Indian Premier League (IPL), is confident of conducting a successful IPL 2014. Gavaskar issued a statement after meeting IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal in Dubai on Saturday. "I had a meeting with Mr. Ranjib Biswal -...
  • Ex Pak cricketers welcome Gavaskar's appointment as BCCI chief 29-03-2014 11:48 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain and coach, Waqar Younis has welcomed the appointment of batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the BCCI interim chairman for IPL affairs and said this appeared to be the first step towards cricketers playing a more prominent role in administration. "It is good news because I have...
  • Sunny in, Srini out of BCCI 28-03-2014 11:37 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday appointed Sunil Gavaskar as the board's interim head in place of N Srinivasan to oversee the IPL. ...
  • Sunil Gavaskar takes fresh guard as BCCI president 28-03-2014 11:33 PM

    The Supreme Court has appointed Sunil Gavaskar as the interim BCCI president to oversee the Indian Premier League. ...