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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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Indian women's squad for Cricket World Cup announced

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced the squad for the 11th ICC Women’s World Cup, to be held between June 24 and July 23. Veteran batswoman Mithali Raj will captain the side that will compete in the eight-team competition Britain. India have never won the trophy. They finished […]

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BCCI firm on Sreesanth's life ban

Kochi: Tainted Indian speedster S. Sreesanth has got a shocker from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) with the apex body reiterating that the life ban imposed on him will stay. Sreesanth received the letter from the BCCI on Sunday after he submitted a review petition seeking the lifting of the life […]

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OCA recommends 10 Odisha players for IPL 2017

Cuttack: The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) today recommended the name of 10 players the state to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for their auction in the 10th edition of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) starting from April 5. The 10 players are Biplab Samantray, Gobinda Poddar, Suryakanta Pradhan, Dipak Behera, Basant […]

Sale of tickets for Barabati ODI begins

Cuttack: Countdown for the much-awaited one day international (ODI) day and night match between India and England scheduled at Barabati Stadium in the Millennium city on January 19 began today with the sale of tickets. Talking to media persons, Prasant Kumar Tripathy, Assistant General Manager (AGM), State Bank of India (SBI) said tickets would be […]

Age fudging: Petition filed against six more U-19 Odisha cricketers

Cuttack: Involvement of six more cricketers of the Odisha U-19 cricket team in age fudging has come to fore after a petition has reportedly been filed with Sports Integrity Wing of CBI and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The cricketers against whom the petition has been filed by the All India […]

OCA age fudging: 19 cricketers banned for 1 year by BCCI

Mumbai/Bubaneswar: More instances of age fudging in Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) came to fore after Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) banned as many as 19 cricketers from the State for misrepresenting their ages. OCA Secretary Asirbad Behera confirmed that citing discrepancies in the birth certificate, the BCCI has issued the ban. Owing […]

OCA election put on hold

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) today decided to put its election on hold as per the directive of the Supreme Court

India vs Eng 2nd ODI at Barabati on Jan 19

Cuttack: The second one-day international (ODI) match between India and England will be played at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on January 19, according to the schedule for the tour announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today. During the tour, England will play five Tests, three ODIs and three Twenty […]

KKR's Narine banned from bowling off-spinners in IPL

Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) right-arm spinner Sunil Narine has been banned from bowling off-spinners in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) for a suspected illegal action, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said today

IPL media rights given to Novi Digital Entertainment

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) yesterday awarded certain media rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. for a period of three years. Novi Digital Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Star India Pvt. Ltd., got the rights for a cumulative fee of Rs.302.2 crores […]