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  • Court allows suspended Sneh Bansal to continue as DDCA president Yesterday

    New Delhi: In an interim relief to Sneh Bansal who was suspended from the post of DDCA president by his rivals, a Delhi court has ordered that he will again function as the President of the cricket body till its further orders. Additional District Judge Manish Yaduvanshi said "status quo" should...
  • World Cup: Should India rest key players? Pick your India XI vs West Indies Yesterday

    With three wins in the bag and a place in the quarter-finals assured, should India captain MS Dhoni test the bench strength to keep every member of the squad ready for tougher battles ahead? Pick your XI for the match against West Indies on Friday. But remember, you can submit...
  • West Zone units are free to move to court: Shivlal Yadav 2 days ago

    Chennai: Some West Zone units might have been contemplating moving to court to challenge the BCCI elections but Shivlal Yadav, who chaired Monday's AGM, was unfazed as he said people are free to knock the doors of the judiciary. Baroda Cricket Association representative Rakesh Parikh was disqualified from voting as two...
  • Abdi claims Srinivasan faces contempt of court 2 days ago

    Chennai: Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) deputy president Mehmood Abdi has alleged that N Srinivasan committed contempt of court by participating in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI at a city hotel here on Monday. Abdi, the permanent representative of RCA in BCCI, claimed that despite being asked to...
  • ICC World Cup: Mohammed Shami turning out to be India's man Friday 5 days ago

    Perth: In his first interaction with the media as an Indian Test player, one of his first acts was to clarify his name - 'They call me Mohammed Shami Ahmed, sometimes Shami Ahmed, but my name actually is Mohammed Shami', the young man had said, haltingly, in November 2013. Today,...
  • CAB moves SC, seeks contempt proceedings against Srinivasan February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against N Srinivasan and other BCCI officials for holding a meeting of its working committee to decide on holding Annual General Meeting in March in alleged violation of the apex court directions. The CAB's petition,...
  • High Court relief for Rajasthan Cricket Association office-bearers February 11, 2015

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday granted relief to the office-bearers of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) by quashing the no-confidence motion by which a faction of the RCA had removed president Lalit Modi and a couple of other office bearers. Announcing the decision and questioning the legalities of the...
  • BCCI plans legal recourse against Aditya Verma February 8, 2015

    Chennai: The BCCI working committee members were unanimous in their opinion that a legal recourse must be planned against unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma for "spreading baseless rumours" against president-in-exile N Srinivasan and Co. "One of the working committee members today raised concerns about constant unsubstantiated claims made...
  • Hyderabad Cricket Association set to rope in Wasim Akram as bowling consultant February 8, 2015

    Hyderabad: Seeking to strengthen its bowling department, the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) is set to rope in former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram as a consultant coach. The HCA has held preliminary talks with Akram on the proposal and he has agreed "in principle" to take up the assignment, according to HCA...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Verma claims Shivlal, Shukla have conflict of interest February 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Citing conflict of interest, Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday claimed that as per last month's Supreme Court order neither interim BCCI chief Shivlal Yadav nor vice-president Rajiv Shukla is eligible to contest for the post of Board president at its elections. "As per the Supreme Court...
  • 19-year-old finds place in Kerala Ranji team February 4, 2015

    Kochi: Nineteen year-old Salman Nisar from Kannur will be part of the Kerala Ranji team for the upcoming match against Assam from February 6 to February 9 at Thalassery. With this selection, Salman has become the first player from the Kerala cricket academy to represent the state in Ranji trophy. Salman's prolific...
  • No DDCA's EC meetings till January 27, says Court January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A court here on Friday directed the executive committee (EC) of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) not to convene any meeting till January 27 when it would hear a plaint filed by its suspended President Sneh Bansal. The court's direction came while hearing the plaint of Bansal, who...
  • SC stays proceedings against Himachal cricket body January 6, 2015

    The Supreme Court has stayed criminal proceedings against the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) and BJP parliamentarian Anurag Thakur for alleged wrongdoings in the cricket body's management. A division bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice P.C. Pant, while staying the case pending in a trial court in the hill state,...
  • DDCA official accussed of stealing peanuts from dressing room December 25, 2014

    The world is a strange place and if it involves the Delhi and District Cricket Association also known as DDCA, then it is stranger than fiction as anything and everything is possible in the association, most of which is not possible in the world we live in. The association which...
  • PM Narendra Modi tweets birthday wishes to Rajinikanth in Tamil December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendra Modi has sent out birthday wishes in Tamil to cinestar Rajinikant, who turned 64 Friday. The prime minister wished the "legendary" artist a long life. Modi took to Twitter to reach out to the cinema czar on the special day, when his film 'Lingaa' also hit the screen. "On...
  • CAB announces Rs 2.64 lakh cash award for Rohit Sharma November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal on Thursday announced Rs 2,64,000 cash award for Rohit Sharma for his world record score of 264 in India's fourth ODI against Sri Lanka on Thursday. In an outstanding display of stroke making, Sharma plundered the Lankan attack with a record 264 that came from...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi not pleased with Ganguly taking his shirt off at Lord's November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Not exactly a fan of exuberant celebrations on the cricket field, former Indian captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Wednesday said the players' display of emotion and enthusiasm these days is mostly for the cameras and cannot be considered gentlemanly. Recalling the famous shot of the then captain Sourav Ganguly waving...
  • Yuvraj Singh joins hands with Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association November 11, 2014

    Bilaspur: India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday officially launched his Centre of Excellence (YSCE) in association with the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association. Surrounded by waters of Gobind Sagar reservoir, Luhnu cricket stadium offers a perfect setting for first class matches and training camps. Speaking on the occasion, Yuvraj said, "I am thrilled...
  • FICA opposes ICC's threat of banning players from T20 leagues November 11, 2014

    Johannesburg: Federation of International Cricketers' Associations has objected to ICC's threat of banning players in future from Twenty20 leagues for West Indies-like pull-outs, saying that individual cricketers should not be penalised for a collective action. FICA agreed players should be deterred from collectively deciding to abandon a tour, especially mid-series, like...
  • DDCA to host five Ranji Trophy matches November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) will host five Ranji Trophy matches this upcoming season, instead of four. "We were supposed to host four matches but recently there have been some changes. We have been told that Rajasthan will also play their match against Delhi here," DDCA sports...
  • Sharad Pawar's MCA gives Wankhede Stadium for free for Maharashtra oath taking October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Sharad Pawar-led Mumbai Cricket Association will charge no fee for lending its Wankhede Stadium for hosting swearing-in ceremony of the first BJP government in Maharashtra on October 31. 44-year-old Devendra Fadnavis, who was elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party, will take oath of office along with few others...
  • Goa Cricket Association wants tax probe into Kapil Dev's lights firm October 28, 2014

    Panaji: The Goa Cricket Association has asked the state government's finance ministry to probe iconic cricketer Kapil Dev's firm Dev Musco Lighting for inflated costs and other alleged improprieties in the process of installing floodlights at the association's academy. Speaking to reporters after the GCA managing committee meeting last week, the...
  • Laxman named 'batting consultant' of CAB's Vision 2020 project October 24, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India batting great VVS Laxman has been appointed batting consultant in Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)'s Vision 2020 Project due to the initiative of association's joint secretary and Laxman's long-time India team colleague Sourav Ganguly. His best cricketing achievement happened on the hallowed Eden Gardens turf and VVS Laxman...
  • Kerala Cricket Association officials quizzed over reports of payment to Windies October 18, 2014

    Kochi: Income tax officials have quizzed Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) office bearers over a payment controversy following media reports that the game's local governing body intervened and offered to pay the financially embattled West Indies team money to enable the first One-Day International (ODI) of a five-match series to commence...
  • HC asks sports secretary to manage RCA affairs for three weeks October 18, 2014

    Rajasthan High Court on Friday appointed state sports secretary JC Mahanti to manage the day-to-day affairs of Rajasthan Cricket Association for three weeks after Lalit Modi faction filed a case challenging their rival group's "forcible" taking over of RCA offices. Justice MN Bhandari passed the order after hearing a petition filed...
  • People with vested interests using blackmailing tactics: Lalit Modi October 11, 2014

    London: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi has described the latest developments at the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) as a "blackmailing tactic". An anti-faction in RCA led by Amin Pathan on Saturday allegedly removed former IPL commissioner Modi from president's post in a bid to end its stand-off with Board of Control...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association removes Lalit Modi as chief October 11, 2014

    Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was unceremoniously ousted from the president's post of the RCA with a rebel group led by local BJP leader Amin Pathan taking over the reins. ...
  • 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...
  • Odisha Cricket Association to issue wristband to keep gatecrashers at bay October 10, 2014

    Cuttack: Odisha Cricket Association will issue a wrist band for VIP enclosure ticket buyers during the Twenty20 International match between India and West Indies on October 22 to stop gatecrashers from grabbing the complimentary dinner. "We are introducing this for the first time as it was necessitated to separate the chafe...
  • KCA not seeking tax relaxation for India-West Indies ODI September 25, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala Cricket Association on Thursday said it will not seek entertainment tax relaxation for the October 8 India-West Indies one-day international match to be played at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in the wake of the financial crunch being faced by the state. A decision in this regard was taken at...