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Tag: Board Of Control For Cricket In India

Board of Control for Cricket in India
COVID Impact: BCCI Confirms Team India Will Not Travel To Sri Lanka & Zimbabwe

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that the Indian cricket team will not travel to Zimbabwe for a three-match ODI series in August. On Thursday, the Sri Lanka cricket board had already announced that the proposed limited-overs series against India in June was postponed in the wake of […]

Every Indian Must Know Hindi, There's No Bigger Language: BCCI Commentator

Bengaluru: A commentator courted controversy on Thursday during Karnataka and Baroda’s Ranji Trophy game by saying that “every Indian should know Hindi as it is our mother tongue”. It was the seventh over of Baroda’s second innings when one of the two commentators said: “I liked the fact that Sunil Gavaskar is commentating in Hindi […]

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PCB Welcome To Host Asia Cup, But India Won't Play In Pak: BCCI

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is clear that while they have no problem with the Pakistan Cricket Board hosting the 2020 edition of the Asia Cup — set to be a preparatory ground for the World T20 in Australia — the venue needs to be a neutral one as […]

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BCCI Invites Applications For National Selectors

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited fresh applications for the posts of selectors for the senior and junior Indian men’s teams and senior women’s team. While two positions each are open from the men’s senior and junior selection committees, all five positions are open in the women’s committee. […]

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BCCI Plans To Felicitate Bindra, Mary Kom, Sindhu At Eden Test

Kolkata: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has plans to felicitate India’s legendary Olympians Abhinav Bindra, M C Mary Kom and P V Sindhu on the sidelines of India’s second Test against Bangladesh which could be a day-night affair. India will take on Bangladesh on November 22 as part of their two-Test […]

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Will speak to selectors about Dhoni on Oct 24: Ganguly

Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President-elect and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said he will speak to the selectors about M.S. Dhoni’s future and seek their opinion before giving his views during the meeting on October 24. India’s T20 squad for the Bangladesh home series will be picked in […]

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Would like Virat to focus on winning big tournaments: Ganguly

Kolkata: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president-elect and former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said he would like to see the Indian team management focus on winning more ICC tournaments and that is an area he would like skipper Virat Kohli to address. “My only thing is that they need to […]

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Irfan Paves Way For Life To Return To Normalcy For J&K Cricketers

Kolkata: The boys from Jammu & Kashmir are sweating it out at the Moti Bagh Ground in Baroda as they prepare for the upcoming domestic season of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. Till a couple of days back, they weren’t even sure what the future had planned for them. After all, it […]

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Dream11, LafargeHolcim, Hyundai awarded BCCI partners' rights

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced that Sporta Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (Dream11), LafargeHolcim (ACC Cement and Ambuja Cement) and Hyundai Motor India Ltd. have acquired the Official Partners’ Rights for the BCCI International and domestic matches. The consolidated winning bids were at a price of Rs 222.74 crores […]

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BCCI ropes in Paytm as title sponsor till 2023

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced that One97 Communication Ltd, the company which runs the e-commerce payment system Paytm, has acquired the rights to sponsor India’s international and domestic matches till 2023. The winning bid was fixed at Rs 326.80 crore to be paid by the company to […]

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Uncertainty Looms Large Over OCA Elections

Cuttack: The Committee of Administrator (CoA) of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked all the state cricket associations to complete elections by September 14. However after the BCCI’s directive to state associations to grant membership to various cricketing clubs involved in training and shaping budding cricketers, questions are being raised if […]

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Team India's security upped in Windies after security threat

New Delhi: The Indian team currently playing in the Caribbean Island has been given additional security after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) received a hoax message that cited Virat Kohli and boys were in danger and their movements were being monitored. Speaking to IANS, a senior board functionary said that while […]

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If Ethics Officer thinks Dravid has conflict, it is his perception: CoA

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) life member Sanjeev Gupta writing to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Ethics Officer D.K. Jain on former cricketers being conflicted as per the new constitution had almost become a trend. After picking on Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman, the latest name Gupta […]

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OCA election runs into rough weather

Cuttack: Uncertainty looms large over the conduct of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) elections as the process for appointment of electoral officers is yet to begin. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had fixed July deadline for completing the necessary formalities for appointment of electoral officers. Though the elections in several State associations […]

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God help Indian cricket: Ganguly on Dravid's conflict notice

New Delhi: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday lashed out at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after they sent a ‘conflict of interest’ notice to Rahul Dravid. Dravid, who is currently the head of National Cricket Academy’s (NCA) operations in Bangalore, has got a notice from BCCI’s Ombudsman-cum-Ethics Officer Justice […]

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Shastri complements Kohli, dangerous to change coach: BCCI official

New Delhi: Even as the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) invited applications for the position of head coach and support staff of the Indian team, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials believe that it is important that Ravi Shastri continues as the head coach as that will help Virat Kohli evolve […]

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Jonty Rhodes applies for position of India's fielding coach

New Delhi: Former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes has applied for the position of India’s fielding coach and is undoubtedly one of the biggest names to have applied for the job after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) invited application for the position of head coach and support staff for the Indian […]

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BCCI officials question CoA's urgency in appointing next India coach

New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) decided to invite applications for the coach and support staff of the Indian team on Tuesday and that sudden urge to appoint the coaching staff has taken certain sections of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) by surprise, especially with the date of the […]

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BCCI announces schedule for domestic cricket season 2019-20

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today announced the domestic schedule for India’s cricket season 2019-20. The season starts with the Duleep Trophy in August. It is then followed by a month-long Vijay Hazare Trophy starting from September 24. The Deodhar Trophy will be played from October 31 to November 4. […]

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Yuvraj seeks BCCI's permission to play in foreign T20 leagues

New Delhi: Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has sought the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) permission to play in foreign T20 leagues, following his retirement from international cricket last week. Speaking to IANS, a senior BCCI official confirmed the development. “A couple of T20 leagues are interested to have him participate in […]

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BCCI CoA appoints N. Gopalaswami as Electoral Officer

New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Friday appointed N. Gopalaswami as the Electoral Officer to supervise the elections of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian Cricketers Association. A release issued by the CoA read: “On the advise of the Chief Election Commissioner of India, the […]

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Team India trolled for 'fun day out in the woods'

London: The Board of Control for Cricket in India tweeted images of the Indian team enjoying some quality time away from the nets before their 2019 World Cup campaign starts. The pictures were posted with a caption, “Snapshots from #TeamIndia’s fun day out in the woods (sic.)” Immediately, there were hundreds of responses and most […]

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Sourav, Laxman conflict verdicts likely on Sachin's line: BCCI

New Delhi: With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Ombudsman D.K. Jain dismissing charges of conflict against Sachin Tendulkar, board officials believe the same course of action is likely in the cases of the two other members of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) — Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman. The three had […]

BCCI election to take place on October 22

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will finally have its election on October 22 as per the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai. The CoA met in the Capital on Tuesday and the decision was reached by the three-member committee. The elections of the state associations are to be […]

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Bumrah, Shami, Jadeja and Poonam recommended for Arjuna

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday recommended the names of Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja and Poonam Yadav for the Arjuna Award. The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) met in the Capital to discuss the matter in the presence of GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim. Karim […]

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Ganguly ready to quit cricket committee to avoid conflict

New Delhi: Sourav Ganguly is willing to resign from the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after CEO Rahul Johri — on behalf of the board — asked ombudsman D.K. Jain to examine his dual role as member of CAC and Delhi Capitals advisor. Speaking to IANS, sources […]

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Former BCCI chief B.N. Dutt passes away at 92

Kolkata: Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President B.N. Dutt died at his south Kolkata residence on Monday following respiratory ailments, family sources said. Dutt, 92, is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. The veteran cricket administrator was in and out of hospital in the recent past when his […]

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Rohit to lead India at Asia Cup, Kohli rested

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday decided to rest Virat Kohli, and handed the captaincy to Rohit Sharma for the Asia Cup to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 15. Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was named the deputy while Rajasthan’s Under-19 pacer Khaleel Ahmed earned […]

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UAE set to host 2018 Asia Cup cricket meet

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Emirates Cricket Board signed an agreement on Friday for the United Arab Emirates to host the Asia Cup in September. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will take part in the tournament. They will be joined by a sixth team represented by […]

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SC approves draft Constitution of BCCI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday approved the draft Constitution of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and granted full permanent membership to the Railways, the Tri-Services, and Association of Indian Universities among others. This restoration of permanent membership and votes is in reversal of the top court’s earlier verdict mandating […]

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Dhawan, Mandhana nominated for Arjuna Award

Kolkata: India men’s and women’s team openers Shikhar Dhawan and Smriti Mandhana have been nominated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the prestigious Arjuna award, BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhury said on Wednesday. “We have sent the communication to the Government of India,” Chaudhury told reporters. Dhawan is currently playing […]

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BCCI appoints Ajit Singh as head of anti-corruption unit

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed Ajit Singh as the head of its anti-corruption unit. Ajit Singh will take charge of the office ahead of 2018 season of IPL and will be based out of BCCI headquarters at Cricket Centre, Mumbai, the BCCI announced on Saturday. A 1982 Rajasthan […]

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Ruthless India aim for 5-1 finish against SA in 6th ODI

Centurion: Following a historic series victory on South African soil, India will aim to continue their dominance to finish with a 5-1 record against the Proteas in the sixth One-Day International (ODI) at the SuperSport Park here on Friday. The visitors who have already pocketed the series 4-1 will be in a search to finish […]

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India-Bangladesh Women’s Cricket series in Bhubaneswar called off

Bhubaneswar: The 3 ODIs and 3 T20s to be played between Indian Women Cricket Team (A) and Bangladesh Women’s Team in Odisha was called off due to lack of proper lodging facilities in Bhubaneswar. Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) working committee chairman Dhiren Palei on Friday informed that the matches scheduled to be held in Bhubaneswar […]

BCCI Finance Committee recommends Rs 50 cr fund for northeastern states

Kolkata: The Finance Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended creation of a Rs 50 crore fund for Infrastructure Development for the North East States, an official said on Monday. “I have been given to understand that the Finance Committee of the BCCI has recommended to allocate a separate […]

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BCCI announces India's tour of South Africa

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that India will play Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) during a tour of South Africa starting from January 5, 2018. “India will play South Africa in a three-match ‘Mahatma Gandhi-Nelson Mandela’ Test series, six-match One-Day International series followed by three […]

SC asks BCCI, affiliates for suggestions on draft constitution

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the BCCI and its state affiliates to submit their suggestions on the draft constitution prepared by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) — managing cricket affairs in the country — incorporating organisational reforms as directed by the top court. The court-appointed CoA is headed by the former Comptroller […]

Dhoni recommended for Padma Bhushan

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has nominated veteran star Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the Padma Bhushan, the nation’s third highest civilian award. “Yes, it’s confirmed, we have recommended Dhoni’s name for the Padma Bhushan,” BCCI Acting President C.K. Khanna told IANS on Wednesday. Former captains Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Rahul […]

Jadeja, Ashwin rested for first-three ODIs against Australia

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday rested star spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin on the basis of rotation policy and recalled pacers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami to the 16-man squad for the first-three One-Day International (ODI) against Australia scheduled from September 17. Commenting on the squad selection, […]

SC drops contempt proceedings against ex-BCCI chief Thakur

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dropped contempt proceedings against former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Anurag Thakur as it accepted his unqualified apology. The bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud also accepted “regrets” from Thakur who was present in the court in pursuance […]

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