Supreme Court noted that the obstinate behaviour of BCCI’s acting President CK Khanna, acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary and treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhry was creating problems in carrying out court-monitored reforms in the cricketing body.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said the draft constitution should include the suggestions of the Lodha committee in its entirety so that a holistic document can be placed before the apex court for a final decision.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has filed an appeal in Kerala High Court against the lifting of lifetime ban against S Sreesanth. The Board further said that the High Court’s decision was contrary to the existing norms.
As per the Memorandum of Understanding between BCCI and PCB, the two countries were to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023 with four of them to be played in Pakistan comprising 14 Tests, 30 ODIs and 12 T20Is.
The finance committee is planning to also increase the remuneration for umpires, match referees and video analysts. The last time, incidentally, that match officials received a hike was back in 2011.
The BCCI has written to its affiliated units stating that their registered players should not participate in the unsanctioned Indian Junior Players League (IJPL), scheduled in Dubai from September 19-29.
COA chief Vinod Rai said, “We have completed our work and we will definitely submit the draft constitution in Supreme Court much before the next scheduled hearing on September 19. There will not be a sixth status report.”
The BCCI players handbook was released by Committee of Administrators (CoA) and is titled ‘100 things every professional cricketer must know’.
The blockbuster IPL media rights deal will rearrange the field
Star Sports shelled out Rs 16,347.5 crore or $2.55 billion for IPL media rights over the next five years (2018-2022). This will see them dominate the sporting TV broadcast sphere having already held rights to many other categories.
BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry tells The Indian Express about what Star India’s massive bid of $22.5 billion for Indian Premier League media rights means for the league and the sport.
A look at the fine print in the massive deal of Star India in which it bought the media right for Indian Premier League for $22.5 billion for the next five years and how it will affect the industry as a whole.
Star India pays an astronomical sum of $2.55 bn to bag Indian Premier League’s media rights, establishes a virtual monopoly over broadcasting Indian cricket as it already has right to broadcast matches of Indian cricket team.
Star India have emerged as the highest bidder in the IPL media rights auction conducted on Monday in Mumbai. The media outlet will now hold rights to both Indian national team and IPL matches.
3 top officer bearers of the BCCI were directed by the Supreme Court to appear before it to explain why its order on Justice R M Lodha panel recommendations have not yet been implemented