Tag: Odisha Cricket Association

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 […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Ponzi Scam Case: CBI Files Chargesheet Against OCA, its ex-honorary Secy

New Delhi: The CBI has charged the Odisha Cricket Association and its former honorary secretary Asirbad Behera in connection with a probe into ponzi scam involving the Artha Tatwa (AT) group, officials said on Thursday. The agency has filed its supplementary charge sheet before a special CBI court against three private persons including Behera, Kamalakanta […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Sanjay Behera Elected Odisha Cricket Association Secretary

Cuttack: The battle for control over Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) concluded with Sanjay Behera being elected secretary of the association in the election of the office bearers held today. Sanjay Behera, son of former OCA secretary Ashirbad Behera, got 45 votes out 75 while his nearest rival Naba Patnaik could poll only 25 votes. A […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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Hopeful To Host India-West Indies ODI at Barabati: Odisha Cricket Association

Cuttack: Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) on Wednesday informed that it has not yet lost hope and is keen to host the upcoming India-West Indies One Day International match at Barabati stadium here on December 22. OCA secretary Sanjay Behera informed that BCCI has assured to release funds as demanded by the association to make the […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Odisha Cricketer Natraj Behera Announces Retirement

Bhubaneswar: Citing underperformance and fitness issues, Odisha cricket player Natraj Behera announced his retirement from all formats of the game on Monday. Behera informed the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) about his retirement through a letter. “The Odisha Cricket Association had high expectations from me. However, I was unable to perform well for the last several […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
India-West Indies Barabati ODI; Lesser Number Of Tickets Likely For Fans

Cuttack: Allaying apprehensions over the conduct of the upcoming India-West Indies one day international (ODI) cricket match at Barabati on December 22, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) on Tuesday maintained that necessary steps are being taken to ensure that the match is held as per schedule. OCA secretary Sanjay Behera informed that already the work order […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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India-West Indies Cuttack ODI: Updates On Offline Ticket Sale

Cuttack: With excitement level of cricket fans hitting fever pitch in Odisha ahead of the much-awaited ODI between India and West Indies in the State, the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) on Monday issued some important guidelines pertaining to the offline sale of tickets for the December 22nd event at Cuttack Barabati Stadium. As per the […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
OCA Launches Mobile App To Check Age-Fudging

Cuttack: After being haunted by age-fudging controversy for the past several years, the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) has finally come up with a mobile application to curb the illegal practice. The mobile application was rolled out during the annual general body meeting of the State cricket body here today. The app has a central database […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Age Fudging Resurfaces In Odisha Cricket, Two Players Get BCCI Ban

Cuttack: Two cricketers from Odisha have been banned for two seasons by the BCCI from playing domestic cricket after being found guilty of fudging their age in under-23 tournaments. The banned cricketers identified as Somen Chand and Biswajit Mallick who were registered with the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) have been banned from playing in 2021-22 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Why Is India Cap Ungettable For Odisha Cricketers?

Cricket in Odisha was at its glorious best from 1997 to 2002 when Debasis Mohanty, Sanjay Raul and Shiv Sunder Das represented the country in Test or One-Day Internationals. The…

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Ranji Trophy: OCA To Award Players, Staff Rs 1 Lakh Each If Team Secures Place In Final

Cuttack: Odisha Cricket Association on Sunday announced to award cash prizes for players, coach and other staff of the State cricket team if it secures the final berth in the ongoing Ranji Trophy season. Odisha stormed into the quarter finals of the Ranji season after 3 years of absence from the elite domestic cricket tournament […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha Cricketer Sushree Dibyadarshini Selected For Women’s T20 Challenge

Bhubaneswar: Sushree Dibyadarshini, a cricketer from Odisha has been selected for the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge to be played from November 4 to 9 in UAE. Confirming the development, Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) on Sunday informed that Sushree has been picked for team Velocity which will be captained my Mithali Raj. Sushree hails from Dhenkanal […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
OCA Awaits Govt Nod For Odisha Cricket League T20 Tournament

Cuttack: In the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic situation, the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) is waiting for the necessary approvals from the State government for hosting the mega Odisha Cricket League (OCL) T20 tournament. OCA Secretary Sanjay Behera on Tuesday said, “We have sought permission fro0m the Odisha government and trying to get the necessary […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Odisha Ace Cricketer Madhuri Mehta Eyes Surprising Comeback In Indian Team
Odisha Ace Cricketer Madhuri Mehta Eyes Surprising Comeback In Indian Team

Bhubaneswar: First international women cricketer from Odisha, Madhuri Mehta is eyeing to make a astounding comeback to the national team. The 29-year-old ace batsman scored the highest runs in the Women’s Cricket League conducted by the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) which concluded on Wednesday. Madhuri played five matches notching 299 runs which included a ton […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021