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  • BCCI should appoint Virat Kohli as Test captain: Mohammad Azharuddin -1337123508 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Wednesday said that BCCI should think of appointing young Virat Kohli as the Test captain after India's drubbing in the longest format in the recently concluded series in England. The 51-year-old came down heavily on skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said,"You don't survive as...
  • Rajasthan XI allowed to feature in BCCI's domestic tournaments 3 hours 27 minutes ago

    A big relief came for Rajasthan players as the High Court of the state allowed them to play in domestic competitions held by BCCI this year. According to the order, the Rajasthan High Court asked the BCCI to appoint selection committees to pick teams for the domestic tournaments of 2014-15...
  • Srinivasan and his group violated Supreme Court order, alleges Verma 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The petitioner in the IPL-6 spot-fixing scam Aditya Verma on Friday alleged that N Srinivasan and his group has "violated the order of the Supreme Court" and he will raise the issue at apex court when his Interim Application plea is heard on October 10. "The participation of Mr...
  • BCCI retains Ravi Shastri, Duncan Fletcher until 2015 World Cup 5 days ago

    The BCCI Working Committee on Friday retained Team Director Ravi Shastri and the coaching staff headed by Duncan Fletcher until the ICC World Cup early next year in Australia and New Zealand. Shastri, Fletcher and the support staff of Sanjay Bangar, Bharat Arun and MV Sridhar will now draw...
  • Affiliated units to get lesser share of BCCI revenues 5 days ago

    New Delhi: There is some bad news for the affiliated units of the BCCI as they will be getting a significantly lesser share of the pie due to cut in sponsorship and media rights money, according to the finance committee report that was tabled in Chennai on Friday. A notable incident...
  • Postponing BCCI-AGM will be illegal, says Aditya Verma 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal, Thursday protested any possible move by the Indian cricket board to postpone its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at its working committee that meets in Chennai on Friday. "In this meeting the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket...
  • Veteran batsman Amol Muzumdar announces retirement 6 days ago

    Mumbai: One of India's finest batsman in the domestic circuit, Amol Muzumdar on Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of the game ending an illustrious two-decade career that saw him captain the Mumbai team to a Ranji Trophy title in 2006-07. A talented right-handed batsman, the 39-year-old, who started his...
  • BCCI working committee set to discuss AGM, Shastri's contract 6 days ago

    Chennai: The all-powerful working committee meeting of the BCCI will take place on Friday to discuss about deferring the AGM and a longer tenure for Team Director Ravi Shastri, who in all likelihood would be requested to guide India till next year's World Cup. There are two meetings scheduled to be...
  • BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel sacked by Baroda CA, alleges vendetta politics 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel, wasremoved from the secretary's post by his own state association Baroda CA on Wednesday after a city civil court in Vadodara rejected his plea to be reinstated in BCA's managing committee. While BCCI secretary Patel alleged it as a "vendetta politics" from the other...
  • BCCIRCA impasse continues as meeting deferred September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The BCCI's disciplinary committee meeting with the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) officials failed to break the deadlock after the objections raised by a top official of the suspended association regarding composition of the disciplinary committee. "It has been deferred because they have raised certain objections. We will go through them...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar moves Bombay High Court for review of BCCI rules September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The Cricket Association of Bihar has filed a PIL in Bombay High Court seeking appointment of an independent Governance Review Committee to review the rules and regulations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleged that in recent times Cricket Board (BCCI) has...
  • PCB chief looks to foster closer ties with India September 19, 2014

    Karachi: PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan will undertake a tour of Asian cricket playing nations early next month in a bid to foster closer ties with BCCI and mend fences with Bangladesh. "My prime objective is to foster closer relations with all these countries because I believe that if the Asian bloc...
  • Aditya Verma trying to convince Sharad Pawar for BCCI elections September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The petitioner in the IPL6 spotfixing case, Aditya Verma, on Friday said he is trying to convince Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Sharad Pawar to contest for the Cricket Board's presidential elections. "I feel this is the right time for Mr. Pawar to take us out of this mess and...
  • GCA senior VP to represent association in BCCI meet September 18, 2014

    Panaji: Senior Vice President of the Goa Cricket Association Dr Shekhar Salkar will represent GCA in the working committee meeting of BCCI, scheduled to be held on September 26. Majority members of the association's managing committee passed a resolution through circulation last evening, which was signed by 11 out of 15...
  • Future of India's coach will be decided at Working Committee meeting: Sanjay Patel September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The future of India's bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding consultant Trevor Penny will be decided at the allimportant Working Committee meeting of the BCCI scheduled in Chennai on September 26. While the fate of annual AGM will be one of the primary agendas but the fate of the...
  • Green Park to host only Test matches: Rajeev Shukla September 17, 2014

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday said that new stadium will be built in the state to host IPL and limitedover matches while Green Park will be used solely as a Test venue. "To host big tournaments like the IPL, a city should have at least...
  • Manohar blasts Srinivasan, vows to oppose Lalit Modi's reentry into BCCI September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar on Saturday accused his successor N. Srinivasan of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office and vowed to oppose Lalit Modi's reentry. Manohar also ruled out contesting the...
  • BCCI Constitution amended for Arun Jaitley not Srinivasan: Manohar September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar Saturday ruled out contesting the impending elections against N. Srinivasan and accused his successor of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office. Manohar said the board's constitution was...
  • Aditya Verma complains to Mudgal panel against BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The petitioner in the IPL spotfixing case Aditya Verma on Thursday lodged a complaint against BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel with the Supreme Court appointed Retired Justice Mukul Mudgal commission alleging that the Baroda official has been misleading the media with "wrong statements". "Today (Thursday), I lodged a complaint against...
  • Drop Fletcher and bring in Vengsarkar, Shastri, says Farokh Engineer September 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer wants Duncan Fletcher axed as the Indian team's chief coach, and the appointment of Ravi Shastri and Dilip Vengsarkar to guide the team after the 31 drubbing Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men received in the fiveTest series in England. "Ravi has done extremely well. He has...
  • Banned Saeed Ajmal says elbow 'not usual', vows to play World Cup September 9, 2014

    Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal blamed his illegal action on a "not usual" elbow and vowed to return by next year's World Cup after he was banned from international cricket on Tuesday. The world's top oneday bowler dismissed the International Cricket Council's indefinite ban, which followed tests in Brisbane, as "not an...
  • Reports of Fletcher, Shastri to be tabled at working committee September 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The reports of head coach Duncan Fletcher and Ravi Shastri, who took over as the Indian team's director for the second part of the tour to England comprising limited over matches, are to be tabled before the Cricket Board's working committee for its members' perusal. A senior BCCI functionary told...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association vs BCCI case hearing on September 11 September 8, 2014

    Jaipur: The impasse between the Rajasthan Cricket Association and BCCI is likely to continue for a little longer as the District Judge in Jaipur has set September 11 as the next date of hearing. The BCCI had warned RCA of dire consequences if they allow Lalit Modi, who is facing a...
  • Coming Soon: The Sachin Tendulkar Cup September 8, 2014

    Talks are on in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to name a series after India's most iconic player till date Sachin Tendulkar. According to a report in the The Asian Age, the BCCI is pondering over a series in the name of Tendulkar, with the move...
  • Duncan Fletcher's fate to be decided by Ravi Shastri's report: sources September 7, 2014

    Chennai: Underfire India cricket coach Duncan Fletcher's fate at the top job is expected to be decided by the BCCI after it receives Team Director Ravi Shastri's report on the England tour, the Board said on Sunday. Fletcher, who was appointed coach in April 2011, came under intense criticism from several...
  • BCCI's enormous power not good for cricket, says Geoffrey Boycott September 7, 2014

    London: Days after cricketing legend Ian Botham called for Indian Premier League (IPL) to be scrapped, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said it is not the T20 tournament but the Indian cricket board wielding enormous power that is detrimental to the game. Reacting to Botham's comments about the IPL being...
  • BCCI calls Working Committee meet on September 26 to end AGM impasse September 7, 2014

    Chennai: The Indian cricket board's ousted president N Srinivasan attended an informal meeting of the board on Sunday and got support for his reelection for a third term in office. Srinivasan, who has been removed as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India by the Supreme Court,...
  • N Srinivasan loyalists meet on Sunday to discuss AGM issue September 6, 2014

    Chennai: The BCCI bigwigs will gather here on Sunday for an "informal meeting" to discuss the impasse related to the Board's Annual General Meeting (AGM). The discussion will largely focus be on the fate of AGM which is scheduled to be held within September 30 but majority of members want it...
  • No Pakistan team in CLT20 again? September 5, 2014

    BCCI is still awaiting Home Ministry's nod for the participation of Lahore Lions in the event starting September 13. ...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association banking on court's decision to end impasse with BCCI September 5, 2014

    Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) is banking on the ADJ Court's verdict on September 8 to end its impasse with the BCCI and hopes for a favourable decision which will clear the decks for its players to play in the upcoming domestic season. The RCA has been suspended by BCCI and...