Cricket Association Of Bengal

  • Waqar Younis, Muttiah Muralitharan appointed Bengal coaches 10-03-2014 09:13 PM

    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...
  • Bengal seamer Manojit Ghosh barred for suspect action 11-12-2013 02:49 PM

    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...
  • No showering of rose petals for Sachin Tendulkar at Eden Gardens 09-11-2013 01:52 PM

    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 08-11-2013 11:33 PM

    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...
  • Kolkata rolls out the red carpet for Sachin Tendulkar 05-11-2013 11:34 AM

    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 04-11-2013 02:34 PM

    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...
  • Tendulkar arrives in Kolkata for his 199th Test 04-11-2013 09:54 AM

    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...
  • Tendulkar to skip CAB dinner, wants to focus on the match 04-11-2013 09:14 AM

    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...
  • 'Tendulkar Festival' kicks off in City of Joy 04-11-2013 08:29 AM

    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 31-10-2013 03:40 PM

    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 25-10-2013 10:51 AM

    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...
  • Sachin Tendulkar will be in eden at Eden Gardens 21-10-2013 10:35 AM

    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 15-10-2013 04:36 PM

    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...
  • CAB to use floodlights and pink balls in Ranji pre-season meet 04-09-2013 05:11 PM

    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...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya re-elected CAB president 31-07-2013 07:19 PM

    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...
  • Dalmiya set to be re-elected CAB president unopposed 30-07-2013 04:18 PM

    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...
  • Former India batsman Ashok Malhotra named Bengal coach 22-07-2013 10:04 PM

    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...
  • CAB on coach hunt as WV Raman parts ways 21-07-2013 06:56 PM

    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...
  • Manoj Tiwary adjudged 'cricketer of the year' by CAB 04-07-2013 10:43 PM

    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...
  • CAB floats Dalmiya's name for interim BCCI chief 01-06-2013 06:36 PM

    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...
  • CAB, WB Govt on collision course 12-09-2012 06:26 PM

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  • Denied freebies, Bengal cricket forum drags SRK to court 26-03-2008 09:35 AM

    London: England coach Andy Flower said there were no mysterious answers to success after twice being honoured at the 2011 UK Coaching Awards. The former Zimbabwe batsman was named UK Coach of the Year and High Performance Coach of the Year, having led England to their first Ashes triumph in...