Cricket Association

  • DDCA curator Venkat Sundaram steps down 15-04-2014 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Tuesday received a jolt with veteran curator Venkat Sundaram deciding to quit citing personal reasons. Sundaram, a former Delhi opener, has intimated his decision to DDCA vice-president Chetan Chauhan stating "he is no longer interested" in continuing his job. "I have...
  • Mumbai Cricket Association interviews 28 candidates for coaching posts 14-04-2014 08:25 PM

    Mumbai: Twenty-eight aspirants, some of them former Test players, were interviewed on Monday for the job of coaches in different age groups representing Mumbai including the senior team by the local cricket association. The names of selected candidates for a total of six coaching posts, including two for the women's...
  • Aditya Verma demands CBI inquiry into IPL scandal 13-04-2014 03:27 PM

    Alleging a nexus between the Jharkhand State Cricket Association and all the accused in the IPL betting scandal, the unrecognised Bihar Cricket Association chief Aditya Verma has demanded a CBI or NIA inquiry into the scam. Verma, who took the IPL betting scandal to the Supreme Court which led to...
  • Disgruntled Aditya Verma writes to ICC on N Srinivasan 10-04-2014 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: After threatening to file a contempt petition in the Supreme Court, unrecognised Bihar Cricket Association secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday wrote to ICC President Alan Isaac, pleading with him to stop sidelined BCCI chief N Srinivasan from attending the governing body's Executive Board meeting in Dubai. Quoting the...
  • Aditya Verma to file contempt petition if Srinivasan attends ICC meet 09-04-2014 08:49 PM

    Unrecognised Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) secretary Aditya Verma on Wednesday said he would file a contempt petition before the Supreme Court if under-fire N Srinivasan attends the International Cricket Council executive board meeting in Dubai. Verma said Srinivasan cannot represent the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in...
  • Sandeep Patil returns to head Mumbai selection panel 08-04-2014 04:27 PM

    Mumbai: After quitting the selection panel last year as he was unable to devote time to watch local cricket due to his tight schedule as chief national selector, former India batsman Sandeep Patil has accepted the offer to head Mumbai's senior panel and has been named as the chairman of...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma steps up pressure for removal of IPL COO 07-04-2014 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: Unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Monday stepped up pressure on BCCI's interim president for Indian Premier League Sunil Gavaskar to remove Sundar Raman from the post of IPL COO. "I had earlier invited your kind attention to the fact that Mr. Sundar Raman's continuation...
  • 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...
  • HPCA-Himachal tussle robs Dharmasala of IPL matches 04-04-2014 07:40 PM

    Dharamsala: The tussle between the Congress-led state government and the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA), headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur, has robbed this hill station of Indian Premier League (IPL) matches. The picturesque HPCA Stadium, overseeing the snowcapped Dhauladhar ranges, had hosted nine IPL matches in the last four...
  • 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...
  • Srinivasan can't attend ICC meetings: Mehmood Abdi 01-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Cricket Association's representative in the BCCI, Mehmood Abdi, on Tuesday said that N Srinivasan is not eligible to represent the body in the ICC after being forced to step aside due to a Supreme Court directive. Srinivasan has been replaced by Sunil Gavaskar as the interim BCCI chief...
  • RCA welcomes Sunil Gavaskar's appointment, questions Shivlal Yadav's promotion 28-03-2014 09:56 PM

    Welcoming Sunil Gavaskar's appointment as interim president of BCCI for IPL 7, the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on Friday questioned the promotion of senior vice-president Shivlal Yadav to the top job after the cash-rich T20 league. The Supreme Court ordered that Gavaskar should be made the interim president for managing...
  • Five former IPS officers in Jharkhand poll fray 24-03-2014 12:19 PM

    Five former Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, including a sitting Lok Sabha MP, are in the poll fray in Jharkhand. They are sitting Jamshedpur MP Ajay Kumar, Amitabh Chaudhary, BD Ram, Subodh Prasad and Rameshwar Oraon. Ajay Kumar was elected in a 2011 by-poll. He quit the IPS and later...
  • Supreme Court adjourns RCA election case till March 25 11-03-2014 05:58 PM

    Banned former IPL chairman Lalit Modi's return to cricket administration in India continues to hang in the balance as the Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) election case, giving March 25 as the next date of hearing. The BCCI is making every possible effort to stop...
  • RCA elections: Supreme Court to decide on Lalit Modi's fate today 11-03-2014 09:00 AM

    Lalit Modi's likely return to cricket administration in India could be decided by the Supreme Court later on Tuesday as it hears the The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) objections to declare the results of the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections. The matter was supposed to be heard...
  • 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...
  • Pandove questions Srinivasan at BCCI Working Committee meet on India's overseas defeats 28-02-2014 08:37 PM

    Bhubaneswar: Former BCCI treasurer and Punjab Cricket Association secretary MP Pandove on Friday was the only member in the BCCI working committee to raise questions about India's disastrous performance in the recently concluded series in South Africa and New Zealand. India lost both Test and ODI series in both countries....
  • RCA vs BCCI: SC defers hearing, RCA election result still under wraps 27-01-2014 05:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday chose to not disclose the results of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections while the BCCI conceded that Lalit Modi was a clear winner. The court then adjourned the matter until March 4. BCCI told SC that they are aware of the ground reality...
  • BCCI to block Lalit Modi return 28-12-2013 06:56 PM

    BCCI has decided to challenge the Supreme Court that has allowed the expelled Lalit Modi, former chairman of the IPL, to contest the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections. ...
  • BCCI to 'intervene' in Supreme Court case on Modi issue 28-12-2013 02:01 PM

    Chennai: Faced with the tricky issue of how to deal with the possible re-entry of banned former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi into Rajasthan Cricket Association, the BCCI on Saturday decided to become a party in the Supreme Court case challenging the RCA polls and get its position clarified. The decision...
  • Our representative "ill-treated" at BCCI meeting: RCA 28-12-2013 01:30 PM

    Chennai: The Rajasthan Cricket Association on Saturday claimed that its representative Mehmood Abdi was ill-treated and not allowed to attend the BCCI Working Committee meeting to explain how his client and banned former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi was allowed to contest RCA elections. In an e-mail to BCCI Secretary Sanjay...
  • BCCI's Working Committee meeting on December 28 to discuss Lalit Modi 28-12-2013 01:28 PM

    The BCCI's top brass will assemble in New Delhi on Saturday for an Emergent Working Committee meeting to discuss the possible implications of banned former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's re-entry into Rajasthan Cricket Association. All the representatives of BCCI affiliated units are expected to attend the meeting where members may...
  • BCCI will have to listen to us: Lalit Modi's lawyer 28-12-2013 12:53 PM

    Chennai: Rajasthan Cricket Association representative and Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi on Saturday said that the BCCI will have to hear him out during the Board's Working Committee meeting here on Saturday on how the banned former IPL commissioner was allowed to contest RCA elections. The BCCI's top brass assembled...
  • MPCA sexual harassment case: HC grants interim protection to accused Alpesh Shah 27-12-2013 07:44 AM

    Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday granted interim protection from arrest till December 30 to former Joint Secretary of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association Alpesh Shah, accused of sexual harassment by a young woman cricketer. Shah has applied to the court for anticipatory bail. Justice Shubhada Waghmare on Thursday restrained police...
  • Delhi to play final Ranji Trophy league tie at Feroz Shah Kotla 26-12-2013 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi will play their final league match of the Ranji Trophy against table toppers Karnataka Dec 30 at the Feroz Shah Kotla and not Roshanara Ground, Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) vice-president Chetan Chauhan confirmed on Thursday. Delhi have played all their home games at Roshanara despite...
  • J&K Ranji players questioned for hours at their hotel, JKCA objects 26-12-2013 09:42 AM

    Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Ranji players were reportedly subjected to intense questioning by the police in their Jammu hotel on Tuesday night. J&K Cricket Association members say the police swooped in at the hotel at around 1 am and questioned the players for few hours. The Cricket Association has...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association clarifies its stand to BCCI 19-12-2013 08:24 PM

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has sent a letter to BCCI clarifying its stand regarding the contentious issue of former IPL chairman Lalit Modi who was allowed to continue as president of Nagaur Cricket Association and subsequently contest the RCA polls on Thursday. The BCCI had banned Modi for...
  • Lalit Modi faction confident of winning RCA elections 19-12-2013 05:05 PM

    The Lalit Modi faction remains confident of a thumping victory in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections which were held on Thursday but theywill have to wait till January 6 for the results. The high-voltage polls, which have become a thorn in theflesh of BCCI because of Modi who contested...
  • Decks cleared as Lalit Modi contests RCA polls 19-12-2013 03:07 PM

    On Wednesday, a Supreme Court observer cleared banned Lalit Modi to contest in Rajasthan Cricket Association elections. ...
  • MPCA sexual harassment case: Accused Alpesh Shah untraceable, police on lookout 19-12-2013 07:47 AM

    Police on Wednesday could not find Alpesh Shah, former joint secretary of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association and convener of its selection committee for Women Under-19 team, who has been accused of sexual harassment by a young woman cricketer. "We are looking for Shah seriously but so far he is untraceable,"...