Tag: Oca

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Barabati stadium gets back Test venue status after 22 years

Cuttack: The cricket lovers of Odisha have a lot to cheer about as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today accorded Test venue status to Barabati stadium after 22 years. The BCCI made an announcement to this effect at its annual general body meeting in Mumbai. Talking to OTV over phone, secretary […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Age fudging: CMC confirms birth certificate of OCA CEO’s son forged!

Cuttack: New revelation has disproved the claim of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) CEO Bidyut Nayak, who had refuted the charge of manipulating the age of his son to enable him to play under-19 matches and showed the details contained in it have been forged. The birth certificate of Subham Nayak, son of Bidyut, issued by […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Fudging of players’ age: Role of OCA under scanner

With cases of age fudging of age of cricketers coming to the fore with every passing day, questions are being raised over the role of the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) in the whole murky affair

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Age fudging scam: OCA chief coordinator quizzed by CBI

Cuttack: The CBI today quizzed chief coordinator of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Daniel Rout for around three hours at the OCA office here in the much hyped age fudging scam. A three-member team of the central probe agency also seized some documents from Rout. Some other fficials of the association were also interrogated. Rout, who […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
OCA CEO’s son in age forgery scam!

Shubham Nayak, son of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) CEO Bidyut Kumar Nayak, landed in the age forgery controversy that has bedevilled more than 30 young cricketers in Odisha, an overwhelming majority of them from the city of Cuttack, after it came to fore that the all-rounder's age is mentioned differently on the OCA website and weightage certificate submitted by him to the Sports department

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
No water bottles to be allowed inside Barabati during India-England ODI

To prevent any untoward incident in Barabati stadium like the bottle throwing incident during the India-South Africa T20 on October 5, the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has decided not to allow water bottles and water pouches inside the Stadium during the upcoming one-day international (ODI) match between India and England in January

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Will not contest any more election: OCA secy

Cuttack: Secretary of Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Asirbad Behera today said he would not contest the OCA elections henceforth as per the directive of the Supreme Court. The announcement of Behera came hours after the apex court accepted the Lodha Committee recommendation. “As per the recommendation of the Lodha Committee, I would not contest the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Behera kingpin of age fudging by cricketers: Petitioner

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a preliminary inquiry against 34 budding cricketers of the State for ‘age fudging’, petitioner Subrat Nanda alleged that Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) secretary Ashirbad Behera is squarely responsible for the misconduct of the players. “This age fudging by cricketers has been going on for […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Barabati ready to host IPL if State supports: OCA secy

With Mumbai, Nagpur and Pune ruled out as host grounds for IPL matches in May, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Secretary Ashirbad Behera on Wednesday said Barabati Stadium is ready to host the cricket matches provided the State government lends its full support

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
SC admits OCA petition on Lodha panel report

New Delhi/Cuttack: The Supreme Court on Thursday admitted the petition filed by the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) seeking to be an intervener in the case pertaining to the recommendations of Justice RM Lodha panel, which has suggested massive restructuring of the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI). The apex court directed the OCA to […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
OCA to challenge Lodha Committee report in SC

The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has decided to challenge the recommendations of the Lodha Committee in the Supreme Court

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Chitgate: ED grills Ashirbad for 6 hours

For the first time since the chit fund scam came to fore, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday interrogated Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) secretary Ashirbad Behera for his alleged links with scam-tainted chit fund company Artha Tatwa (AT) group

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
OPL-chit fund link: Ashirbad deposes before CBI

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) secretary Ashirbad Behera on Monday deposed before the officials of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with alleged links of chit fund companies with franchisees of Odisha Premier League (OPL). Behera’s deposition carries significance following the January 6 arrest of Ranjan Das, the chairman of tainted chit fund firm […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021