Cricket Association Of Bengal

  • Police case against Jagmohan Dalmiya for dishonouring national flag 15 hours 18 minutes ago

    Kolkata: A complaint was on Thursday lodged against Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan Dalmiya for allegedly dishonouring the national flag, the police said. "A case under Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971 has been started in Maidan Police Station following a complaint of Kamal Dey who had...
  • Sourav Ganguly elected as CAB joint secretary July 27, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Sunday began a new innings as a cricket administrator - with his unanimous election to the joint secretary's post at the Cricket Association of Bengal's 83rd annual general meeting here. Ganguly's advent in a new avatar was welcomed by cricket administrators and the playing...
  • Sourav Ganguly all set to be elected as CAB's next joint secretary July 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's much-awaited entry into cricket administration will happen on July 27 when he will be elected Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary in its 83rd Annual General Meeting (AGM). Ganguly will succeed Sujan Mukherjee whose four-year-term is getting over this month while the rest of the...
  • Waqar Younis, Muttiah Muralitharan appointed Bengal coaches March 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Pakistani fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis and retired Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan were on Monday appointed as bowling consultants for a Cricket Association of Bengal coaching programme beginning March 15 for a three-year contract. Brainchild of former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, the iconic duo will spend at least 30...
  • Bengal seamer Manojit Ghosh barred for suspect action December 11, 2013

    Kolkata: Bengal medium pacer Manojit Ghosh, who was reported of suspect action, has been barred from playing any BCCI organised tournaments. "BCCI's suspect action review committee found the extension of his [Ghosh's] arm and elbow above permissible level and he should undergo rehabilitation. He's barred from playing the BCCI tournaments till...
  • No showering of rose petals for Sachin Tendulkar at Eden Gardens November 9, 2013

    Kolkata: Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) grandiose plans to felicitate Sachin Tendulkar by showering 199 kg rose petals from the skies crashed with India trouncing the West Indies within three days in the first of the two-match Test series at the Eden Gardens on Friday (November 8). Tendulkar, who played...
  • Casino ads at Eden Gardens create flutter November 8, 2013

    Kolkata: Gambling in India being restricted, advertisement by two Sri Lankan casinos at the Eden Gardens hosting the India-West Indies Test match caught the fancy of spectators. The large banners atop the stand bearing the name of two Colombo-based casinos became the talking point during the match. The organisers, the Cricket Association...
  • Kolkata rolls out the red carpet for Sachin Tendulkar November 5, 2013

    From showering rose petals to gifting gold leaves to presenting a wax replica, CAB has its plans clearly laid out. ...
  • Wax replica, confetti burst greet Tendulkar at Eden November 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Sachin Tendulkar was greeted by his real-life wax replica as he stepped into the Eden Gardens on Monday for a net session ahead of the India-West Indies November 6-10 Test match, the 199th and penultimate game of his glittering career. The five-feet-four-inch wax statue was placed at the entrance of...
  • Tendulkar arrives in Kolkata for his 199th Test November 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday received a warm but chaotic welcome with fans gathering outside the airport to get a glimpse of the iconic cricketer as he reached the city for his 199th and penultimate Test match scheduled against West Indies from November 6. As the news of his 8:40 p.m....
  • Tendulkar to skip CAB dinner, wants to focus on the match November 4, 2013

    Kolkata: With farewell man Sachin Tendulkar turning down the Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) request to attend a felicitation dinner on the eve of India-West Indies' Nov 6-10 Test match to played at the Eden Gardens, the CAB has decided to make it a private affair. The CAB had initially planned...
  • 'Tendulkar Festival' kicks off in City of Joy November 4, 2013

    Kolkata: The 'Sachin Tendulkar Carnival' is all set to hit the 'City of Joy' with the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), organisers of his penultimate Test match, chalking out an elaborate list of plans to felicitate the legend as he prepares to walk out at the Eden Gardens for one...
  • Eden Gardens to gift Sachin Tendulkar 199 golden leaves: report October 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is not leaving anything to chance to make Sachin Tendulkar's last and 199th Test at the Eden Gardens a memorable occasion, and topping the list of preparations is a special memento of one-feet silver banyan tree loaded with 199 golden leaves - The...
  • Mad ticket-rush for Tendulkar's last Tests to leave many heart-broken October 25, 2013

    According to reports, just 4000 tickets will be on sale for Sachin Tendulkar's last international appearance during his 200th Test to be played against West Indies at the Wankhede Stadium from November 14-18. Wankhede holds a seating capacity of 33,500 but the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) plans to sell just 10...
  • Sachin Tendulkar will be in eden at Eden Gardens October 21, 2013

    Kolkata: With a legacy of its own that stands out among the finest cricket stadiums in the world, The grand old amphitheatre called Eden Gardens is now gearing up for an unforgettable send-off for one of cricket's greatest legends - Sachin Tendulkar. Kolkata is already in the grips of Tendulkar...
  • CAB will make Sachin Tendulkar's penultimate match memorable: Dalmiya October 15, 2013

    Kolkata: Upbeat at getting Sachin Tendulkar's penultimate Test of his career at Eden Gardens, Cricket Association of Bengal president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Tuesday promised that CAB would make it a memorable one. "We will definitely plan things to make it memorable for the star Indian cricketer. The CAB would meet in...
  • CAB to use floodlights and pink balls in Ranji pre-season meet September 4, 2013

    New Delhi: In a first of its kind in India, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) will be organising the four-day final of pre-season SK Acharya Memorial Trophy (Ranji Pre-season tourney) where pink balls will be used and the match will be played under floodlights. The final match of four-team tournament...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya re-elected CAB president July 31, 2013

    Kolkata: Seasoned sports administrator and Indian cricket board acting chief Jagmohan Dalmiya was on Wednesday re-elected unopposed for another term as Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president. The 82nd Annual General Meeting of the CAB at the Eden Gardens was a drab affair with the official panel winning unchallenged. Subir Ganguly...
  • Dalmiya set to be re-elected CAB president unopposed July 30, 2013

    Kolkata: BCCI interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya is set to be elected unopposed in a straightforward affair at the Cricket Association of Bengal's 82nd Annual General Meeting on Wednesday. Dalmiya, who faced a contestant in Samar Paul in the last year's AGM, and his entourage have no opposition as the office-bearers are...
  • Former India batsman Ashok Malhotra named Bengal coach July 22, 2013

    Kolkata: Former India batsman Ashok Malhotra was on Monday named coach of Bengal senior cricket team. "We just finalised him as our coach for the upcoming season. He has agreed for a two-year term with us and will join the side on October 1," CAB president Jagmohan Dalmiya said after a...
  • CAB on coach hunt as WV Raman parts ways July 21, 2013

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has shortlisted Debu Mitra, Ashok Malhotra and Balwinder Singh Sandhu to succeed WV Raman as the senior team coach. The CAB on Sunday made it official that Raman would not be available for the upcoming season to complete his four-year term. "Raman called up yesterday...
  • Manoj Tiwary adjudged 'cricketer of the year' by CAB July 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Manoj Tiwary was on Thursday adjudged the 'Cricketer of the Year' while Shami Ahmed was named 'Best Bowler' by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB). The award will be given at the CAB annual function to be held on July 20. The CAB has also decided to hold its annual general...
  • CAB floats Dalmiya's name for interim BCCI chief June 1, 2013

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Saturday floated the name of Jagmohan Dalmiya as interim president of the Indian cricket board if N Srinivasan stepped down, but said it would be game if board vice president Arun Jaitley replaced the incumbent. However, a top CAB official said it was...
  • CAB to felicitate Contractor, Dexter at Eden November 30, 2012

    Kolkata: Nari Contractor and Ted Dexter, the oldest surviving former skippers of Indian and English cricket teams, would be taken around the Eden Gardens in golf carts on December 5 - the opening day of the third Test between the two sides, the organisers said on Friday. The duo had...
  • Counted 15 chuckers in World T20, claims Bedi October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The legendary former India left-arm spinner Bishan Singh Bedi's hatred towards suspicious bowling actions is not a secret in the cricketing world, which he once again made public last Friday when he tweeted that he counted as many as 15 bowlers chucking during the recently concluded ICC World...
  • CAB, WB Govt on collision course September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) and Trinamool Congress-led state government are set on a collision course on the issue of new national selector from East Zone who will be replacing the current incumbent Raja Venkat. With around a fortnight left for the new BCCI selection panel to take...
  • Re-elected Dalmiya wants Kapil to help bowlers July 29, 2012

    Kolkata: Cricket Association of Bengal president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Saturday defeated his opponent in a one-sided contest to remain in power for a fifth consecutive term and announced plans to get the service of 1983 World Cup- winning captain Kapil Dev to help the state's fast bowlers. "We are serious about...
  • Paul challenges Dalmiya for CAB top post July 20, 2012

    Kolkata: Just when Cricket Association of Bengal czar Jagmohan Dalmiya thought it would be a smooth ride to the President's post for the fourth consecutive term, Samar Paul of the Aryan Club on Friday filed his nomination to contest the seasoned administrator for the top post in election to be...
  • India team gifts memorabilia for Eden museum November 18, 2011

    Kolkata: Soon after India scripted their 75th victory on home soil with a series-clinching win over West Indies on Thursday, Sachin Tendulkar donated his pullover while skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni gifted his bat, among the many other memorabilia that will be displayed in Cricket Association of Bengal's upcoming museum. India beat...
  • Denied freebies, Bengal cricket forum drags SRK to court March 26, 2008

    Kolkata: After the glitzy launch of the Kolkata Knight Riders, Bollywood star and the owner of the IPL Kolkata team, Shah Rukh Khan is in the dock. SRK along with the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) — the local organiser of the Twenty20 tournament — have been dragged to court. CAB and...