CRICKET ASSOCIATION

  • DDCA official accussed of stealing peanuts from dressing room 2 days ago

    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...
  • BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel sacked by Baroda CA, alleges vendetta politics September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel, wasremoved from the secretary's post by his own state association Baroda CA on Wednesday after a city civil court in Vadodara rejected his plea to be reinstated in BCA's managing committee. While BCCI secretary Patel alleged it as a "vendetta politics" from the other...
  • BCCIRCA impasse continues as meeting deferred September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The BCCI's disciplinary committee meeting with the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) officials failed to break the deadlock after the objections raised by a top official of the suspended association regarding composition of the disciplinary committee. "It has been deferred because they have raised certain objections. We will go through them...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar moves Bombay High Court for review of BCCI rules September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The Cricket Association of Bihar has filed a PIL in Bombay High Court seeking appointment of an independent Governance Review Committee to review the rules and regulations of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleged that in recent times Cricket Board (BCCI) has...
  • GCA senior VP to represent association in BCCI meet September 18, 2014

    Panaji: Senior Vice President of the Goa Cricket Association Dr Shekhar Salkar will represent GCA in the working committee meeting of BCCI, scheduled to be held on September 26. Majority members of the association's managing committee passed a resolution through circulation last evening, which was signed by 11 out of 15...
  • CAB may invite Asif Iqbal for Eden's 150th year celebrations September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal officials are planning to rope in a clutch of former international cricketers including former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal during an 'International Seminar' in December to commemorate the 150th year of Eden Gardens' inception. As part of its "international" seminar on Eden Gardens 150th year celebrations,...
  • CLT20: Hafeez irked as Lahore Lions include former Pakistan player's son September 8, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Lahore City Cricket Association (LCCA) have included former Pakistan allrounder Manzoor Ellahi's son, Ali Manzoor in the Lahore Lions side, which reportedly hasn't gone down too well with captain Mohammad Hafeez. A well informed source told PTI that the board had without consulting or...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association banking on court's decision to end impasse with BCCI September 5, 2014

    Suspended Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) is banking on the ADJ Court's verdict on September 8 to end its impasse with the BCCI and hopes for a favourable decision which will clear the decks for its players to play in the upcoming domestic season. The RCA has been suspended by BCCI and...
  • Barabati Stadium to host T20 International instead of ODI for WI series September 4, 2014

    Cuttack: The Barabati Stadium will host the one off Twenty20 International between India and West Indies on October 22 instead of the scheduled third ODI on October 14, Orissa Cricket Association said. The Board has confirmed that the T20 which was originally scheduled in New Delhi will be held in Cuttack...
  • Police case against Jagmohan Dalmiya for dishonouring national flag August 28, 2014

    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...
  • Rajasthan players in limbo as RCA can't give NOC for interstate transfer August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Indian domestic season set to kick off in another month and a half, the future of top Rajasthan cricketers like Pankaj Singh, Robin Bist and Ashok Menaria hangs in balance as it is difficult for them to even get an interstate transfer to play for any...
  • I will return 'sooner rather than later', says Lalit Modi August 28, 2014

    London: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi said he plans to return to India "sooner rather than later" after his passport was restored by the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. Modi has been living in exile in London since his passport was revoked by the Mumbai Regional Passport Office...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar take legal recourse to force BCCI to form adhoc panel August 25, 2014

    Cricket Association of Bihar's (CAB) appeal to the Supreme Court to ask the Indian cricket board to form an adhoc committee to start the game in the state was transferred to a different bench in New Delhi on Friday. The case was listed for hearing in the bench of Chief Justice...
  • Former BCCI president IS Bindra to withdraw from cricket affairs August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Inderjit Singh Bindra, who played a pivotal role in India hosting three World Cups, has decided to withdraw from cricket affairs and as a first step he is likely to hand over the reins of the Punjab Cricket Association to fellowIndian Administrative Service (IAS) officer D.P. Reddy. Bindra, a...