BOARD OF CONTROL FOR CRICKET IN INDIA

  • New BCCI regime prefers status quo on Decision Review System 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A change of guard at the BCCI has not changed the Board's view on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) with the powerful body saying it cannot accept the technology in its current state. India are the only team which have refused to use DRS in bilateral series ever...
  • BCCI asks Mustafa Kamal to raise 'poor umpiring' issue at ICC meeting March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as Bangladesh expressed outrage over the Rohit Sharma 'no-ball' controversy during their World Cup quarterfinal defeat to India, the BCCI on Saturday asked ICC President Mustafa Kamal who criticised "poor umpiring" in that match, to raise the issue before the world body. Claiming to speak as a fan,...
  • PCB counting on MoU with BCCI to earn max revenues: Shaharyar Khan March 11, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Shaharyar Khan has said that the PCB is counting on its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indian Cricket Board to be implemented to earn maximum revenues from its sale of media rights. He also told a news conference in Lahore on Wednesday after returning from...
  • Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Cleaning up the battered image of the BCCI, taking international cricket to new venues around the country and ensuring that India play more Tests top the priority list of newly-elected Board Secretary Anurag Thakur. Thakur, who has been a cricket administrator for 15 years besides being a BJP MP,...
  • Restoring BCCI's image my first priority, says Jagmohan Dalmiya March 4, 2015

    Kolkata: Asserting that restoring the BCCI's image was his first priority, newly elected Indian cricket board president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday called for properly conducting the Indian Premier League (IPL). "My first priority is to ensure that the image of the BCCI is restored. Also, we would have to make certain...
  • World Cup: Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour reported to ICC and BCCI March 4, 2015

    Perth/New Delhi: The controversy surrounding Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour with an Indian journalist refused to subside on Wednesday despite the team management's efforts to play it down with complaints being made to the ICC and BCCI about the episode. The BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said that it was a case of...
  • PCB chief to meet Jagmohan Dalmiya, seeks stamp on bilateral series March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: PCB chairman Shahryar Khan has welcomed the return of 'old friend' Jagmohan Dalmiya to the BCCI helm and said that he will be visiting India later in the week to seek confirmation from his counterpart on the planned series between the two countries from 2015 to 2023. Both Dalmiya...
  • IPL promoters face 'closer scrutiny' of transactions March 3, 2015

    Kochi: The newly-elected BCCI vice president on tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair. A day after he was elected as BCCI vice president, IPL governing council member T C Mathew said all...
  • Those who expelled me are now cheering for me, says Jagmohan Dalmiya March 3, 2015

    Kolkata: Having got the backing of both the N.Srinivasan and Sharad Pawar factions of the BCCI, the newly-elected cricket board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya said on Monday night that those who had once expelled him were now cheering for him. "Those who had once expelled me (from the cricket board) are now...
  • Srinivasan not to contest but suspense over BCCI presidential polls continues February 28, 2015

    Chennai: With just two days to go for the Cricket Board's much-awaited Annual General Meeting, both N Srinivasan and his rival faction are keeping their cards close to the chest as the suspense mounts on who will be the next President of the cash-rich body. With Srinivasan not contesting the much-postponed...
  • BCCI Annual General Meeting on March 2 in Chennai February 8, 2015

    Chennai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 2. The board's Working Committee decided on this at its meeting on Sunday. "The committee discussed the implications of the Supreme Court Judgment and decided to act as per legal advice," BCCI secretary...
  • Sneh Bansal-CK Khanna patch up, duo to attend BCCI WC meeting February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The warring senior officials Sneh Bansal and CK Khanna had patched up their differences at an Executive Committee (EC) of the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) as both will now be a part of the BCCI's emergent Working Committee Meeting in Chennai on February 8. DDCA president Bansal,...
  • Arun Jaitley urged not to back Srinivasan in BCCI January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday requested former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president and union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to support sidelined president N Srinivasan. Srinivasan was barred by the Supreme Court on January 22 from contesting the BCCI elections...
  • Nominate a candidate who will hold up majesty, says Aditya Verma January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The face of anti N Srinivasan faction Aditya Verma has made an "appeal" to the BCCI members to select an honest candidate for the post of the president in the upcoming polls of the parent body within six weeks. "I hereby appeal to the BCCI members not to be...
  • Srinivasan ready to cut off ties with CSK for BCCI return: reports January 25, 2015

    BCCI president in-exile N Srinivasan has decided to give up on his Indian Premier League franchisee Chennai Super Kings following the Supreme Court's ban on BCCI office bearers having any commercial interests in the board's activities. According to reports on Sunday, Srinivasan has apparently told BCCI members that he would keep...
  • BCCI issues fresh ultimatum for damages to West Indies Board January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: In no mood to be lenient on the West Indies Cricket Board, the BCCI has issued an ultimatum to WICB, demanding that it furnish the USD 41.97 million damages caused by the Caribbean team's infamous mid-tour pullout last year. In a fresh letter to WICB President Dave Cameron and...
  • I won't comment on SC's decision, says N Srinivasan January 23, 2015

    Srinivasan has been left to choose between owning CSK or stay at the helm of BCCI. ...
  • BCCI to pay service tax for recording matches, says SC January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will have to pay the service tax for recording the cricket match which is used for live telecast by the contracting sports channels as the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed the plea challenging the levying of the service tax on...
  • Bhuvneshwar given Grade A contract, Yuvraj denied despite Ranji ton December 22, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday announced a list of 32 contracted players for the year 2014-15. The list is divided into three categories as was the case in previous years with no major changes except the expected exclusion of the seniors who have also been left...
  • IPL: Sundar Raman pulled up by SC, questions BCCI's rule 6.2.4 December 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and pulled up IPL COO Raman for his silence in the entire issue. ...
  • N Srinivasan, IS Bindra in blame game, SC to examine BCCI amendment December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the controversial amendment in the BCCI rules which enables office bearers to own teams in the IPL and Champions League amidst raging debate over conflict of interest issue. The apex court termed the issue of conflict of interest "relevant" and decided...
  • SC to examine validity of BCCI's rule 6.2.4 permitting conflict of interest December 15, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday hit the nail on the head by making it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and the court will also determine the validity of the same. BCCI has already found itself in a lot of trouble following...
  • BCCI expresses condolences to Phil Hughes' family November 27, 2014

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday expressed their deepest condolences to the family and friends of late batsman Phillip Hughes who died after being struck on the head by a bouncer. "On behalf of the BCCI, I express my deepest condolences to the family and...
  • BCCI's reputation at its lowest due to autocratic Srinivasan: Shashank Manohar November 14, 2014

    Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Friday lashed out at ICC chairman N Srinivasan after the Supreme Court revealed his name as part of the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee's probe report on IPL spot-fixing. During the hearing before the Supreme Court on Thursday, the names of Srinivasan, Sundaraman, Gurunath Meiyappan...
  • BCCI postpones Annual General Meeting again after SC revelation November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket board on Friday postponed by another four weeks its November 20 Annual General Meeting (AGM) when its new chief is to be elected. The decision comes in the wake of the Supreme Court deciding to make public names of four individuals who are under the...
  • Naman Ojha named for only opening Test in Australia: Sanjay Patel November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha has been named in the squad for India's Test tour of Australia for just one match and he will return home after the opening game at Brisbane, BCCI Secretary Sanjay Patel said on Monday. "What we have announced today was basically not a 19-member squad, it was...
  • Indian cricket should cut all ties with West Indies: Anurag Thakur October 17, 2014

    Dharamsala: Reacting angrily to the West Indies' pull out, BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur on Friday severely criticized WICB's decision to call their players back midway from the tour and said that the Indian board should cut all ties with the Caribbean team. "They (West Indies players) had made their decision...
  • BCCI calls emergency meeting on Oct 21 to discuss WI pullout October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Shocked at the sudden pullout of the West Indies team from the India tour, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) swung into action on Friday by calling an emergency working committee meeting on October 21 in Hyderabad to discuss the issue. "Yes, we have called an...
  • West Indies deny calling off India tour October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The West Indies have not called off the ongoing tour to India despite reports earlier that Sri Lanka had stepped in to take their place, the West Indies Cricket Board said on Friday. "The West Indies Cricket Board advises, that, contrary to media reports, it has taken no decision...
  • Lalit Modi ousted as Rajasthan Cricket Association President October 11, 2014

    Jaipur: Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was on Saturday unceremoniously ousted from the president's post of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) with a rebel group led by local BJP leader Amin Pathan taking over the reins. On a day of hectic developments, Pathan was elected as the Acting President by...