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  • Six states call for BCCI's emergent working committee meeting 16-04-2014 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: At least six affiliated state units, including Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), have sought an emergent working committee meeting of the BCCI on Sunday to discuss matters related to the Supreme Court case regarding the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that N Srinivasan...
  • IPL being destroyed by its creators, says Sharda Ugra 16-04-2014 07:05 PM

    The senior cricket journalist feels lack of action against the wrongdoers has done a lot of damage to IPL. ...
  • Sunder Raman to continue as COO of IPL 7 16-04-2014 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that Sunder Raman will continue as the chief operating officer of the IPL 7 as, it said, any other course would disturb the ongoing cricketing event. The apex court bench of Justice A.K. Patnaik and Justice Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla passed the...
  • SC says N Srinivasan among 13 names in sealed Mudgal committee report 16-04-2014 12:31 PM

    Resuming hearing into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday revealed that the suspended Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan figures among the 13 people named in the sealed report submitted by the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee....
  • IPL Scandal: Srinivasan seeks return as BCCI chief, SC to hear case today 16-04-2014 09:13 AM

    A Supreme Court hearing on the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal will once again take centre stage on Wednesday and looks set to overshadow the opening match of seventh season of IPL between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi later in the day. The...
  • IPL's credibility at stake as season seven kicks-off 15-04-2014 07:50 PM

    With the first phase being played at the UAE from April 16-30, eight teams would hope for a great start before the tournament moves back to Bangladesh or India. ...
  • N Srinivasan questions his removal as BCCI president, files affidavit 15-04-2014 04:30 PM

    N Srinivasan, the suspended BCCI president, on Tuesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court questioning his removal from the top post of the Indian cricket board. On March 28, the Supreme Court had ordered removal of Srinivasan as BCCI president for a fair probe into the IPL spot-fixing and...
  • BCCI units might be richer by Rs 15 crore after ICC revamp 15-04-2014 01:48 PM

    New Delhi: The affiliated units of the BCCI might have a reason to rejoice in the coming months as the ICC's revamp in the revenue distribution structure will mean an additional cash bonanza to the tune of Rs 15 crore for them to develop the game. With the ICC clearing...
  • PCB expecting six Test series vs India between 2015 and 2023 13-04-2014 09:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is expecting to play at least six home and away Test series against India in the next eight-year FTP cycle between 2015 and 2023 which will also include an "off-shore" home series in the United Arab Emirates. According to an ESPN Cricinfo report, "The...
  • No foreign tours for national selectors: BCCI 12-04-2014 08:01 PM

    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...
  • PCB awaits BCCI confirmation on bilateral series 12-04-2014 10:25 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board's concerted efforts to get bilateral series with India finally seem to be paying off with the BCCI promising to confirm its agreement over tours within a week's time. A PCB official, giving details of the discussions the PCB Chairman Najam Sethi held with other officials...
  • Big Three's ICC deal benefits Pakistan, says Najam Sethi 11-04-2014 08:20 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi said Friday his country will get eight years of series, including with archrivals India, earning $30 million, after agreeing to the revamp of the game's governing body. Pakistan had opposed changes to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which hand the majority of powers and...
  • 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...
  • PCB 'conditionally' supports reforms in ICC 10-04-2014 10:42 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday "conditionally" supported the proposal of three major cricketing countries in bringing changes to the future governance and financial structure of the ICC. Out of the 10 full members of the ICC, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were the only countries which had abstained from...
  • SC to hear BCCI plea for transcripts of Dhoni, Srinivasan statements 09-04-2014 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday said that it will hear, April 11, the plea by the BCCI seeking the transcript of depositions by team India captain M.S.Dhoni, N. Srinivasan and chief IPL operator Sundar Raman before the Mukul Mudgal committee probing allegations of betting and spot fixing in the...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant 09-04-2014 08:29 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • 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...
  • BCCI wants to examine MS Dhoni's deposition before Mudgal Committee 09-04-2014 10:51 AM

    BCCI approached the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking permission to examine the audio recordings of India captain MS Dhoni, former BCCI president N Srinivasan and Indian Premier League (IPL) COO Sundar Raman of the deposition they made before the Justic Mukul Mudgal committee that is investigating into the IPL betting...
  • N Srinivasan set to attend ICC meeting in Dubai 08-04-2014 07:18 PM

    New Delhi: Under-fire N Srinivasan is all set to attend the ICC executive board meeting in Dubai on April 9-10 as BCCI's "representative" despite being sidelined from the Cricket Board's affairs following a Supreme Court directive. A senior BCCI official confirmed that Srinivasan "will attend the ICC Board meeting", according...
  • RCA questions awarding Royals' home matches to Ahmedabad 04-04-2014 08:57 PM

    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...
  • BCCI-RCA at loggerheads over awarding of RR's home games 04-04-2014 08:50 PM

    New Delhi: A day after BCCI released the fixtures of the second leg of IPL 7, the Board and Rajasthan Cricket Association were at loggerheads with the RCA claiming that it was not consulted before allotting Rajasthan Royals' home games to Ahmedabad. While the RCA said it was not kept...
  • Sports Ministry asks BCCI to keep check on corruption in IPL 04-04-2014 08:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Friday asked the BCCI to furnish details on a number of issues, including mechanisms put in place by the Cricket Board, to ensure that unethical practices like betting and match-fixing do not take place during the upcoming IPL. While the Ministry has made it...
  • No matches at Jaipur for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 7 04-04-2014 05:21 PM

    The BCCI on Thursday announced that the second leg of the Indian Premier League's seventh season will be played in India from May 2 until the final on June 1, but the announcement contained a bad news for Rajasthan Royals who will not get to play even a single game...
  • FICA wants Srinivasan to step aside from ICC functions 04-04-2014 01:35 PM

    Mumbai: The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations wants the under-fire N Srinivasan to stand aside from all ICC functions after being forced out as BCCI President owing to the IPL betting scandal. Srinivasan has been forced to step aside following the Supreme Court's direction that former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and...
  • Shivlal Yadav is facing corruption charges, claims Aditya Verma 03-04-2014 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: Unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma has claimed that the Supreme Court-appointed interim president of BCCI Shivlal Yadav is facing numerous corruption charges in his home state Andhra Pradesh, adding that as per BCCI constitution there is no post of "senior vice president" in the...
  • IPL 7 to return to India after UAE leg, no matches in Bangladesh 03-04-2014 07:15 PM

    After hosting the first part in the United Arab Emirates, the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League will return to India on May 2 with a high-profile clash between the two-time champions Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in Ranchi. The UAE was awarded the hosting rights of...
  • IPL scandal: Top-secret Mudgal report leaked, a dozen players named? 03-04-2014 02:57 PM

    Not six, as reported earlier, but as many as 12 or 13 players from five different Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises with "unverified" allegations against them have been named in the sealed Justice Mukul Mudgal report on corruption in the IPL, The Indian Express reported on Thursday. The players reportedly...
  • IPL 7 tickets for UAE-leg go on sale on Thursday 02-04-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Sales of tickets for the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL), that will be held April 16-June 1, will start Thursday and these have been priced in the range of 20-50 dirhams depending on the venue. While online sale through iplt20.com and ticketmaster.ae starts Thursday, tickets...
  • SWOT Analysis: the Board of Control for Cricket in India 02-04-2014 10:03 AM

    It is tempting to do a SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat) analysis on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) running the most popular game in the country for which it receives more often brickbats than bouquets. In a country where cricket is deemed religion and for...