BCCI secretary Jay Shah on Monday announced that the board will increase the match fees for domestic cricketers. Shah, who attended the BCCI Apex Council Meet, also said that the cricketers who played in 2019/20 season will get additional 50 per cent fee for the curtailed 2020/21 season.
Next year IPL is going to be super exciting with ten teams expected to clash for the coveted trophy. The Board of Control for Cricket in India or the BCCI has shortlisted six cities for the eventual two new franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.
BCCI on Wednesday (September 8) announced the squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup to be held in UAE and Oman in October-November. The main squad comprises 15 players while there are three standbyes. Interestingly, Ravichandran Ashwin has made a comeback to the Indian team in white-ball cricket after four years. Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar have been named reserves. The biggest surprise for cricket fans is MS Dhoni has been roped in by the BCCI as team India mentor for T20 World Cup.
The 46-year-old retired wicket-keeper, who served as the chief national selector from 2016 to 2020, was also delighted with the decision to include MS Dhoni in the squad as team's mentor with head coach Ravi Shastri as MSK felt the former India captain knows everyone in the team.
The two new franchises are expected to participate in IPL 2022. The talks of new franchises have been on for a few months now.
The IPL, which is currently an eight-team tournament, will become a 10-team affair from the next edition.
In an advertisement on its website, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said it is inviting candidates to apply for the position of Head of Cricket at NCA. Dravid can also reapply for the position, the tenure of which is two years.
Rishabh Pant had tested positive while he was staying at Southall at an acquaintance's place during the three-week break after WTC final match.
One of the 23 Indian cricketers in the ongoing tour of England has tested positive for COVID-19 during the 20-day break and will not be travelling with the team to Durham on Thursday.
If you are a fan of cricketer Sourav Ganguly, then there is great news waiting for you. Dada has finally drooped clear hints on his biopic. After Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly is next in line among former Indian cricket skippers whose life will be portrayed on the silver screen.
Indian skipper Mithali Raj became the leading run-getter in Women's international cricket across formats. She scripted the history during India's successful run-chase against England in the final ODI in Worcester on July 3. She want past former England skipper Charlotte Edwards' tally of 10,273 runs. Raj and Edwards are the only players to scale the 10,000-run mark in women's international cricket. Here's a look at some stats/records held by the talismanic Indian batter
A full-fledged domestic season will take place this year with Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 to begin from October 20 and the National One-Day Championship for Vijay Hazare Trophy being scheduled from February 23 next year.
The BCCI will remain the hosts of the event, which will now be held in Dubai International Stadium, the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Stadium, and the Oman Cricket Academy Ground.
The Indian cricket board has decided to inform the International Cricket Council (ICC) that it won't be able to host the T20 World Cup, leaving the United Arab Emirates (UAE), which was kept as standby for the tournament, as the host.
Oman is one of 16 participating nations at this year's T20 World Cup and cricket in the country is run entirely by a business conglomerate, Khimji Ramdas, which is an Indian-origin business family.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has given India a month's time to show its readiness to host T20 World Cup in the country later this year.
Indian Premier League's (IPL) remaining matches this season will be held in United Arab Emirates in the months of September-October, the Indian cricket board confirmed on Saturday.
Indian cricket board will take a decision on holding remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 matches at special general meeting on May 29, in which entire domestic cricket schedule for 2021-22 will be discussed.
The Indian national selection committee on Friday picked two squads for the tour of England, where they will play a one-off Test, three ODIs, and three T20 Internationals against the host.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said that the Indian team, sans the top players, will tour Sri Lanka in July for a limited overs bilateral series.
Ambrose said that Bumrah's short bowling action may put more strain on him.
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