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  • Aditya Verma complains to Mudgal panel against BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing case Aditya Verma on Thursday lodged a complaint against BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel with the Supreme Court appointed Retired Justice Mukul Mudgal commission alleging that the Baroda official has been misleading the media with "wrong statements". "Today (Thursday), I lodged a complaint against...
  • Yusuf Pathan aims to make India comeback before World Cup 2015 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team. "The last IPL season was very...
  • CLT20 on KKR's wish list to complete a double 1 week ago

    They have won the Indian Premier League (IPL) twice, but when it comes to locking horns with the world's best clubs in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) haven't tasted success anyway near to what they have in the IPL. And the Shah Rukh Khan-owned club will...
  • BCCI's enormous power not good for cricket, says Geoffrey Boycott September 7, 2014

    London: Days after cricketing legend Ian Botham called for Indian Premier League (IPL) to be scrapped, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said it is not the T20 tournament but the Indian cricket board wielding enormous power that is detrimental to the game. Reacting to Botham's comments about the IPL being...
  • Eoin Morgan grateful for 'wondrous' IPL September 7, 2014

    Eoin Morgan defended the Indian Premier League as he prepared to captain England in their lone Twenty20 International against India at Edgbaston on Sunday. Ian Botham, the former England captain, used his MCC Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's earlier this week to call for the domestic Indian Twenty20 franchise competition to be...
  • Indian Premier League made me a more skilful player: Eoin Morgan September 6, 2014

    Birmingham: Eoin Morgan defended the Indian Premier League as he prepared to captain England in their lone Twenty20 international against India at Edgbaston on Sunday England great Ian Botham used his MCC Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's earlier this week to call for the domestic Indian Twenty20 franchise competition to be shut...
  • England can forget about shorter forms without IPL: Kevin Pietersen September 6, 2014

    London: English cricketers can "forget" about the shorter format unless they embrace the Indian Premier League, according to the maverick Kevin Pietersen, who says his efforts to get his countrymen to play in the IPL have fallen on "deaf ears". England have not been able to consistently make a mark in...
  • Lack of IPL hurting England in shorter formats, says Akram September 5, 2014

    London: Not playing the Indian Premier League is the reason behind England's struggles in the shorter formats, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram said, a day after England great Ian Botham called for the rich Twenty20 competition to be scrapped. England were thumped 4-1 in Australia in their one-day international series at...
  • BCCI slams Ian Botham for hitting out at IPL September 5, 2014

    Mumbai: BCCI on Friday rubbished former England great Ian Botham's criticism of the highly lucrative Indian Premier League, saying he had no locus standi, and advised him to first get his facts right before commenting on the Twenty20 League. "Let him get his facts correct first. He has asked how the...
  • Ian Botham calls for end to Indian Premier League September 4, 2014

    London: England great Ian Botham said on Wednesday the Indian Premier League was "too powerful" for cricket's long-term good as he called for the lucrative Twenty20 domestic tournament to be scrapped. Delivering the MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's, where he was once a ground-staff boy before going on...
  • Happy that SC has not reinstated Srini as BCCI chief: Aditya Verma September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing case and the face of the anti N Srinivasan camp Aditya Verma on Monday expressed his happiness after Supreme Court decided not to reinstate the Tamil Nadu strongman in BCCI chief's post till Mudgal committee submits its final report. "The BCCI plea had...
  • SC refuses to reinstate Srinivasan as BCCI president September 1, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Justice Mukul Mudgal committee to complete its investigation into the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal in two months, while declining BCCI's request to reinstate N Srinivasan as the board's president. SC also allowed the Mudgal committee to file another interim report while giving it the...
  • IPL Scandal: Mudgal panel submits interim report, SC hearing on Sept 1 August 29, 2014

    The Justice Mukul Mudgal committee probing the Indian Premier League's spot-fixing and betting scandal submitted it's interim report to the Supreme Court on Friday, and the SC will hear the case on September 1. The Mudgal committee submitted its report in a sealed envelope and is likely to seek a two-month...
  • No role in BCCI elections as of now, says Lalit Modi August 28, 2014

    Although relieved at his passport being restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he "will not have any role to play" in the upcoming BCCI AGM as the Supreme Court-appointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet. The former IPL chairman also indicated that if...
  • IPL Scandal: Mudgal committee to submit interim report in SC on Friday August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court appointed probe commission headed by Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal will be submitting an interim report on betting and spot-fixing scandal related to IPL-6 on Friday. "The legal counsel will submit the report in Supreme Court on Friday," Mudgal told PTI on Thursday. He however, refused to furnish...
  • 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...
  • Lalit Modi tweets his 'relief' after passport restoration order August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi took to twitter 'big time' on Wednesday after the Delhi High Court ordered the restoration of his passport as he thanked the people who stood by him in his need of hour. "I want to thank u from the bottom of...
  • Delhi High Court restores Lalit Modi's passport August 27, 2014

    A division bench of Delhi High Court on Wednesday has restored the passport of former Indian Premier League Chief Lalit Modi. The regional passport office in Mumbai had revoked Modi's passport in March. He is likely to return to India. Modi, who has been elected president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal Committee to meet investigators in Chennai August 26, 2014

    The Mukul Mudgal committee will be meeting police investigators from Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai on Wednesday in the Tamil Nadu capital before submitting what could be an interim report to the Supreme Court on the spot fixing and betting scandal that hit the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL). Sources told IANS...
  • Kevin Pietersen says IPL not to blame for India's Test form August 25, 2014

    Kevin Pietersen has said it is wrong to blame the Twenty20 Indian Premier League for the tourists poor Test form in England. In the absence of exiled former captain Pietersen, England came from behind to beat India 3-1 in a five-Test series, with skipper Alastair Cook overseeing the recovery. That led many...
  • Twenty20 is just a platform, Test cricket is the ultimate dream: Unmukt August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Indian Premier League (IPL) being blamed for India's humiliating Tests series loss in England, Unmukt Chand, skipper of the 2012 U-19 World Cup winning team, feels that Twenty20 just remains a platform but playing Tests still remains the dream of every young cricketer. The 21-year-old Delhi cricketer,...
  • IPL probe panel will not meet Indian players in England August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The retired Justice Mukul Mudgal-led IPL probe committee on Wednesday made it clear that they will not be travelling to England to interact with members of the Indian cricket team. "The Committee or any of its members also have no intention of travelling outside the country for any interaction...
  • Glad that IPL shut the door on me, says Alex Hales August 20, 2014

    London: Having received his maiden call-up in the England ODI squad, hard-hitting batsman Alex Hales feels that the IPL snub he got during last edition, helped him turn into a better player. In 2013, Nottinghamshire refused to release him for the IPL and during the last edition, dashing batsman was not...
  • Mudgal committee members England-bound to quiz cricketers August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed IPL probe committee members, headed by Retd Justice Mukul Mudgal, is likely to leave for England within a few days to talk to a few members of the Indian cricket team regarding betting and spot-fixing scandal during IPL 6. Deputy DG of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)...
  • IPL Scandal: Srinivasan, Meiyappan questioned by Mudgal Committee August 17, 2014

    ICC chairman and BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan were among those who were on Saturday questioned by Supreme Court appointed Justice Mukul Mudgal panel members in relation to the IPL-6 betting and spot-fixing case. Senior IPS officer BB Misra, who is also a Deputy DG of Narcotics...
  • IPL Scandal: Probe commission to quiz N Srinivasan in Chennai August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: BB Mishra, one of the prominent members of the Supreme Court-appointed Indian Premier League probe commission headed by (Retd) Justice Mukul Mudgal, is in Chennai to carry out the investigation into the betting and match-fixing scandal during the sixth edition of IPL. Senior IPS officer Mishra, who is also...
  • Rishi Dhawan looks back at his IPL-7 experience August 4, 2014

    Pacer Rishi Dhawan contributed to Kings XI Punjab's success in season seven of the Indian Premier League 2014, where the Punjab franchise made it to the finals before losing to champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Though Dhawan - who represented Mumbai Indians last season - claimed only 13 wickets in 13...
  • Preity Zinta had used harsh words against Ness Wadia: witness tells cops July 28, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness listed by industrialist Ness Wadia has told the police that it was Preity Zinta, who used harsh words against her ex-boyfriend during an IPL match here on May 30. The witness, Savan Daru, a businessman, has recorded his statement on Friday before the Marine Drive police, which is...
  • HC agrees to hear PIL to declare BCCI as national sports body July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it can still hear the PIL seeking to declare BCCI a national sports body as the apex court is only dealing with the IPL spot-fixing allegations and related subsequent probe. "The issue of declaring BCCI a national sports federation is not before...
  • SC relieves Sunil Gavaskar as interim BCCI chief July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday relieved legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar as the interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in charge of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 and said that he was free to take up any assignment. The apex court bench headed by...