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  • MCA agrees to BCCI's conditions in a bid to regain IPL final May 15, 2014

    In an attempt to get back the IPL final on June 1, the Mumbai Cricket Association on Thursday agreed to all the terms and conditions laid down by IPL Chairman Ranjib Biswal, including temporarily lifting the ban on superstar Shah Rukh Khan. "We had received letter from IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal...
  • MCA in a fix over Shah Rukh Khan's entry to Wankhede Stadium May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) finds itself in a catch22 situation as it may have to allow Kolkata Knight Riders' coowner Shah Rukh Khan at Wankhede stadium if it wants to host the IPL final on June 1. One of the conditions put forth by Indian Premier League Chairman Ranjib...
  • Ranjib Biswal replies to MCA's protest, puts in a few riders May 13, 2014

    The impasse over the shift IPL venue took a new turn after league's chairman Ranjib Biswal put the ball back in Mumbai Cricket Association's court by attaching a few riders in order to get the summit clash back from M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Biswal on Tuesday replied to protest letter...
  • IPL Governing Council to decide on MCA letter on Tuesday May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The IPL Governing Council will take a final call on Tuesday with regards to the protest letter it has received from the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) against the shifting of the T20 tournament's final from Wankhede Stadium to M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. "We had a managing committee meeting today...
  • MCA officials return IPL7 accreditations annoyed at shifting of final May 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Miffed at the sudden decision of the Indian Premier League's Governing Council to snatch away the final of the cashrich Twenty20 league, the officials of the Mumbai Cricket Association handed over their IPL accreditations to the organisers on Sunday. "We have handed over all our IPL accreditations. The office bearers...
  • BCCI shifts IPL 2014 final from Mumbai to Bangalore May 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Mumbai Cricket Association on Saturday got a jolt as the IPL Governing Council decided to shift the final of the highprofile event on June 1 from Wankhede Stadium to Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium. Although the BCCI press release did not specify the reason for shifting the final, a top...
  • Mumbai Cricket Association interviews 28 candidates for coaching posts April 14, 2014

    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 teams,...
  • Mumbai set to sack coach Sulakshan Kulkarni after Ranji debacle January 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai coach Sulakshan Kulkarni is all set to get sacked after the 40time champions' early exit from this season's Ranji Trophy tournament. A decision to this effect was taken on Thursday by Mumbai Cricket Association's Technical Committee, which discussed and recommended this to the Managing Committee, said a media release...
  • Make school ties 15playersaside affair to increase talent pool: Tendulkar December 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday suggested that Mumbai Cricket Association can improve its talent pool by making its intercollege and interschool competition a 15player affair. "How can the Mumbai Cricket step ahead of the opposition. For that, casually, me and my brother were chatting one day at home, I...
  • MCA to fete Sachin Tendulkar, Prithvi Shaw, Mushir Ahmed Khan November 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association, which honoured Sachin Tendulkar by naming its Kandivli facility for him earlier this month, is going to felicitate him again next week at a function at its BandraKurla Complex ground. "We are going to honour Sachin Tendulkar at our BKC complex on December 3 and the function...
  • Ravi Sawant appointed MCA interim chief November 27, 2013

    Mumbai: A day after a city civil court restrained Union Minister Sharad Pawar from functioning as the Mumbai Cricket Association president, the MCA managing committee on Wednesday appointed vicepresident Ravi Sawant as its interim chief. On Tuesday, Judge MS Sharma passed the interim order while hearing an application by senior BJP...
  • Court restrains Sharad Pawar from acting as MCA President November 26, 2013

    Mumbai: In a jolt to NCP chief Sharad Pawar, a city civil court Tuesday temporarily restrained him from functioning as president of the Mumbai Cricket Association but gave him a week to appeal against the order. Judge M S Sharma passed the interim order while hearing an application by senior BJP...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 11, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • A big thank you to MCA: Sachin Tendulkar November 12, 2013

    In a felicitation ceremony ahead of Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and final Test, MCA named its Kandivili Ground after the legendary batsman. ...
  • MCA played a big role in my career: Sachin Tendulkar November 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Continuing with the felicitations lined up for the retiring Sachin Tendulkar, the Mumbai Cricket Association on Monday honoured the iconic Indian batsman ahead of his 200th and final Test by naming its Kandivili Ground after him. The 40yearold veteran, who would be retiring after the second and final Test against...
  • Tendulkar recommended Dhoni as Indian captain: Pawar November 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association chief Sharad Pawar has revealed that it was Sachin Tendulkar who batted for Mahendra Singh Dhoni as captain of the Indian team after Rahul Dravid expressed his desire to give up captaincy in 2007. "Sachin loves to lend a helping hand to fellow players, especially the juniors,...
  • Sachin Tendulkar postal stamp to mark the start of his 200th Test November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Hosts of Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and last Test Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) have announced that they will release a commemorative postal stamp with Tendulkar's photo at the presentation before the start of the second Test between India and West Indies on November 14 at the Wankhede...
  • Mad ticketrush for Tendulkar's last Tests to leave many heartbroken October 25, 2013

    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 1418. Wankhede holds a seating capacity of 33,500 but the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) plans to sell just 10...
  • Sachin Tendulkar happy to play in front of home crowd: MCA October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association on Thursday issued a statement on behalf of retiring great Sachin Tendulkar saying the senior India player was "more than happy" to play his final Test in the city and he would be pleased whichever way MCA chooses to felicitate him. "Sachin Tendulkar is more than...
  • AAP asks Sachin Tendulkar not to associate with MCA Kandivali club October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Two days after the MCA (Mumbai Cricket Association) renamed the Kandivali ground as Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana Club, the Aam Aadmi Party has reportedly asked the star batsman not to associate himself with MCA proposal. The MCA on Tuesday renamed the Kandivili ground as the Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana Club. Sharad Pawar,...
  • MCA doesn't have right to name club after Sachin: Shiv Sena October 23, 2013

    Terming as illegal the decision of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to christen its newly built suburban Kandivali club house after Sachin Tendulkar, the Shiv Sena has sought municipal commissioner's intervention in the matter. "We are not opposed to naming the club house after Sachin. We are against the procedure. The plot...
  • Meet the man asked to paint a farewell gift for Sachin Tendulkar October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: When the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) asked Sachin Tendulkar what he would want as a farewell gift, the legend said painting of a famous landmark of Maharashtra will make him happy. And the MCA subsequently appointed Nashikbased painter Prafuul Sawant for the job, The Indian Express has reported. A...
  • Huge demand worldwide to watch Tendulkar's farewell Test: MCA Chief October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: There is a huge demand for tickets from fans across the world, including the US, to watch Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and farewell Test at the Wankhede Stadium here next month leading to a tricky situation to accommodate all, said Mumbai Cricket Association chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday. "People from all...
  • MCA renames Kandivali ground as Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana Club October 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Tuesday renamed the Kandivili ground as the Sachin Tendulkar Gymkhana Club. Sharad Pawar, the newlyelected MCA president, announced the change of name in a press conference here. "We have decided to name our clubhouse at Kandivali after Sachin Tendulkar and the unveiling function would...
  • MCA poll: Court refuses to grant interim relief to Munde October 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay city civil court Monday refused to grant any interim relief to BJP leader Gopinath Munde on the suit filed by him challenging rejection of his nomination to contest for the president's post at the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) polls. Judge M S Sharma had on Saturday heard the...
  • No plan to return to BCCI, says Sharad Pawar October 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Former Cricket Board chief Sharad Pawar, who has returned as president of the Mumbai Cricket Association, on Friday said he is not eyeing the top post of the BCCI which he had headed from 200506 to 200708. "I don't have time to go to BCCI as I don't have time...
  • New MCA boss Pawar dumps probe panel report on unsold WC final tickets October 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Cricket Association on Friday scrapped a probe committee's report on unsold tickets of the World Cup 2011 final held here, after its newly elected president Sharad Pawar slammed it as 'unfair'. Pawar, who was elected unopposed at MCA's biennial polls, criticised the formation of the panel by asking...
  • Sharad Pawar can challenge Srinivasan's authority October 18, 2013

    The former BCCI and ICC president Sharad Pawar has been elected as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) chief unopposed. ...
  • Munde moves court against rejection of nomination October 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde on Friday filed a suit in the city civil court against the rejection of his nomination to contest for the president's post in the Mumbai Cricket Association's biennial polls. In his petition, Munde challenged the decision of MCA and said the rejection of his nomination...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 17, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...