The decision to limit the series to two venues instead of six as originally announced has been done to mitigate bio-security risks by cutting down on travel and movement of the teams, match officials, broadcasters, and other stakeholders.
After removing Virat as the skipper from the ODIs following his resignation from T20 team captaincy, the board had given him a clear signal to step down from the red-ball captainship
BCCI Official On India’s Next Skipper & Virat Kohli’s Decision To Step Down
How does one assess Virat Kohli's seven-year long captaincy? The stats tell their own story. He is the most successful Indian captain, winning 40 of the 68 Tests he captained India in – 16 of them overseas.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has lauded Virat Kohli for taking the team forward in all forms of cricket during his stint as India skipper but said his decision to quit Test captaincy was a personal one.
Following the governing council meeting, IPL chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed that the Tata Group, one of India's largest business conglomerates has come on board.
Shastri’s behaviour has reportedly not gone down well with the BCCI authorities and some former cricketers.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the postponement of the Ranji Trophy and other domestic tournaments for the 2021-22 season due to the rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
As per many former cricketers, ultimately Indian cricket is suffering with these kinds of controversies
Brief scores: India 327 in 105.3 overs and 174 in 50.3 overs (Rishabh Pant 34, KL Rahul 23; Kagiso Rabada 4/42, Marco Jansen 4/55) against South Africa 197 in 62.3 overs and 94/4 in 40.5 overs (Dean Elgar 52 not out, Jasprit Bumrah 2/22), South Africa need 211 runs to win.
The Indian cricket team on Wednesday announced their 18-member squad for the upcoming 3-match Test series against South Africa starting from December 26.
In October, the national cricket board had confirmed that franchises from Lucknow and Ahmedabad will be added to the 2022 edition of the lucrative league, making it the only second edition of the tournament to have ten teams.
After ICC awarded hosting rights of 2025 Champions Trophy to Pakistan, Indian Sports Minister Anurag Thakur expressed apprehensions about India’s participation in the major event, given the security concerns in the neighbouring country.
The ICC Board also approved the continuation of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) in its current form of a nine-team league over a two-year period with a final between the top two teams at the conclusion.
"I got a call from him saying his father was being too strict with him and that he needed to be taken away. That's when I called Rahul (Dravid) and told him that it was time for him to join the national team," said the BCCI president while pulling Dravid's leg.