Sunil Gavaskar

  • Should the Supreme Court expand Sunil Gavaskar's role? 12-04-2014 12:46 PM

    In a historic judgment, albeit an interim one, the Supreme Court appointed ace former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar to take over the conduct of IPL7 and appointed senior-most of BCCI vice - presidents Shivlal Yadav to take over its functioning from president N Srinivasan. It also allowed Chennai Super Kings (CSK)...
  • HDFC boss Deepak Parekh appointed special advisor to Gavaskar 11-04-2014 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: The interim president of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar on Friday appointed Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) chairman Deepak Parekh as his special advisor for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League. Parekh will be a special invitee during the IPL governing council meeting as his vast expertise in...
  • SC to hear BCCI plea seeking Dhoni, Srinivasan audio tape on April 16 11-04-2014 11:04 AM

    The Supreme Court on Friday said that it will hear the petition filed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India to get a copy of audio recording of statements made by MS Dhoni and Board president and CSK owner N Srinivasan on April 16. Dhoni and Srinivasan along...
  • Focus shifts to Sunil Gavaskar's IPL 7 09-04-2014 12:41 PM

    After a major shake-up in the administration of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and resultantly in that of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the money-minting league's seventh season is set to commence under the foster care of Indian cricket's most heard voice - Sunil Gavaskar. In...
  • Sunil Gavaskar evaluating Sundar Raman's role in IPL scandal 08-04-2014 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: Interim president of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar said he was evaluating the request of Bihar Cricket Association (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma, who wants IPL COO Sundar Raman removed from his post for alleged involvement in corrupt practices. "I am seized of the matter and evaluating all the information that...
  • 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...
  • Drama in the fabric of the Indian Premier League 05-04-2014 08:47 AM

    The most powerful sports official in the most cricket-mad country on earth was on the verge of taking global control of the game. Now a corruption scandal could scupper those plans. Narayanaswami Srinivasan rules the Indian board that generates enough money to keep the game afloat, so it seemed a...
  • Gavaskar, Shivlal to visit BCCI headquarters on Friday 03-04-2014 09:20 PM

    Mumbai Former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Shivlal Yadav will be visiting the BCCI headquarters here on Friday, the first time after being appointed as interim Presidents for IPL-related and non-IPL-related functions, respectively. Gavaskar has already held meetings with the IPL Chairman Ranjib Biswal and the management staff in Dubai and...
  • Sunil Gavaskar wants feedback on IPL COO from team owners 01-04-2014 10:14 PM

    New Delhi: Interim BCCI chief for IPL, Sunil Gavaskar has reached out to the team owners to take their feedback on whether to continue with the services of Sundar Raman, the Chief Operating Officer of the T20 league. While the Supreme Court ordered removal of all India Cements employees, except...
  • IPL franchises promise support to Gavaskar 31-03-2014 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: IPL franchises on Monday pledged support to Sunil Gavaskar for a successful hosting of the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League, starting April 16 in the UAE. Gavaskar, who is the interim head of the BCCI for conducting the league, met the teams and briefed them on...
  • BCCI members demand SGM for discussing developments 31-03-2014 08:31 PM

    Mumbai: Some BCCI members have demanded the convening of a Special General Meeting of the Board to take stock of the situation in the wake of Supreme Court's order replacing N Srinivasan by interim President Sunil Gavaskar to look after IPL 7 affairs. "Yes. It's not a requisition meeting, but...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar writes to Gavaskar against IPL CEO 29-03-2014 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Saturday wrote to BCCI's interim president Sunil Gavaskar, voicing their opposition to continuation of Sundar Raman as IPL CEO. "I have to bring to your notice that Mr. Sundar Raman's continuation as CEO of IPL is deeply prejudicial to the...
  • Sunil Gavaskar confident of conducting a successful IPL 2014 29-03-2014 05:25 PM

    Sunil Gavaskar, the working president of the BCCI for looking into the affairs of the Indian Premier League (IPL), is confident of conducting a successful IPL 2014. Gavaskar issued a statement after meeting IPL chairman Ranjib Biswal in Dubai on Saturday. "I had a meeting with Mr. Ranjib Biswal -...
  • Ex Pak cricketers welcome Gavaskar's appointment as BCCI chief 29-03-2014 11:48 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain and coach, Waqar Younis has welcomed the appointment of batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the BCCI interim chairman for IPL affairs and said this appeared to be the first step towards cricketers playing a more prominent role in administration. "It is good news because I have...
  • 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...
  • Sunny side up - Gavaskar to the rescue act again 28-03-2014 08:08 PM

    During the Hindu-Muslim riots in Mumbai in 1992-93, Mumbai was ravaged by frenzy of attacks of one community against the other and the city was almost like a cauldron on fire. In one of the roads, a mob was chasing the little yellow-black taxi with passengers belonging to a minority...
  • I will give it my best shot, says Sunil Gavaskar 28-03-2014 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: Handed over the reins of the BCCI for IPL-7 by the Supreme Court on Friday, interim president and former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar said he will "give it his best shot" while discharging duties during the cash-rich T20 league. "I am deeply humbled and honoured that the honourable...
  • BCCI says Supreme Court's interim order is acceptable 28-03-2014 03:43 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to suspend the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the IPL and said the order to make Sunil Gavaskar the interim president was "acceptable" to the Board. The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that Gavaskar should be...
  • IPL spot-fixing: It was a balanced order, says Justice Mudgal 28-03-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: Justice Mukul Mudgal, who headed the probe committee which conducted investigation into the IPL scandal, on Friday described the Supreme Court's interim order as "balanced" and in "best interest of Indian cricket". "I welcome the judgement and this is a very balanced order. This takes into account the...
  • The rise and fall of BCCI czar N Srinivasan 28-03-2014 12:58 PM

    Here is a timeline which describes the rise and the fall of BCCI czar N Srinivasan: 2001: The Chennai businessman makes his debut into cricket administration in Tamil Nadu. 2002: In just a year after becoming an ally of AC Muttiah, Srinivasan becomes the president of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association...
  • SC allows CSK, RR in IPL 7; installs Gavaskar as IPL interim chief 28-03-2014 11:02 AM

    In another sensational twist to the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Supreme Court on Friday installed legendary Indian batsmen Sunil Gavaskar as Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) working president but only for the Indian Premier League matches for the time being. The apex court also allowed under-fire Chennai...
  • BCCI all set to oppose Sunil Gavaskar as interim president: sources 28-03-2014 09:11 AM

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to oppose Sunil Gavaskar as its interim president in the Supreme Court on Friday, according to CNN-IBN sources. BCCI is also likely to put forth the point that it has ex-cricketers like Brijesh Patel and Anil Kumble as...
  • D-Day for Indian cricket, SC to pass orders on CSK, RR and Srinivasan 28-03-2014 07:48 AM

    New Delhi: It is D-day for Indian cricket as the deadline for the Board of Control for Cricket in India to respond to the Supreme Court's blueprint for cleaning up cricket administration after the IPL mess ends on Friday. The apex court is set to pass an interim order on...
  • All is not lost after SC's stern observations, says Jagmohan Dalmiya 28-03-2014 12:08 AM

    Kolkata: Admitting that Indian cricket is at crossroads, seasoned administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya said on Thursday that the "paradise was not lost" and cricket's glory could be brought back if they worked towards clearing the mess in the game. Reacting to Supreme Court's stern observations on the Mudgal Committee report on...
  • BCCI ex-secretary Niranjan Shah hails SC proposals 27-03-2014 09:56 PM

    Rajkot: Former BCCI Secretary Niranjan Shah said on Thursday that the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal has damaged the cricket board's reputation and welcomed the Supreme Court's proposals to clean up the popular game. He, however, was not in favour of appointing former captain Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI president, in...
  • Let Sourav Ganguly take over as BCCI president: West Bengal Minister 27-03-2014 04:42 PM

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be the 'best person' to take over as the BCCI president following the Supreme Court's observation on the Mudgal Committee report on IPL spot-fixing scandal, West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra said on Thursday. "Let Sourav Ganguly take over the reigns at the...
  • SC for IPL ban on CSK, RR; Gavaskar replacing Srinivasan at BCCI; order on Friday 27-03-2014 04:30 PM

    Under-fire N Srinivasan got to live another day as BCCI president even as the Supreme Court maintained that the Indian cricket board's boss must step down and proposed that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals be barred from participation in IPL 7 pending verdict in the spot-fixing case. The SC,...
  • Sunil Gavaskar hints he is ready to be BCCI president if required 27-03-2014 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday proposed Sunil Gavaskar's name as replacement for N Srinivasan as BCCI President and the batting legend said he will be "honoured" and "happy" to adhere to the directives of the highest court of the land. "First and foremost, if the highest court suggests...
  • SC proposal: Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI chief; no RR, CSK in IPL 7 27-03-2014 12:29 PM

    In a sensational twist to the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Supreme Court on Thursday proposed to the Board of Control for Cricket in India that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals should not be allowed to participate in the seventh season of Indian Premier League. The apex court also suggested...
  • MS Dhoni's return will boost India's chances: Gavaskar 20-03-2014 11:06 PM

    New Delhi: Former captain Sunil Gavaskar backed India to go the distance in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, saying that the return of skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni would boost the team's chances. Dhoni had skipped the recent Asia Cup due to injury and Gavaskar said Dhoni's return could change the...