Devendra Pandey


Kings may end up without their kingdoms in the Lodha Panel reforms
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

After Lodha panel recommendations, many officebearers in BCCI and state associations are set to lose their roles.

And then there were none: BCCI, state body administrators quit roles in Lodha Panel shakeup
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Supreme Court ensures that nearly all administrators, in BCCI and with the state associations, have to quit their role.

Coming soon to Florida: India vs West Indies in three T20I games
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

BCCI had originally planned a mini-IPL, with the USA a potential venue, but then had to call it off due to lack of time.

Lodha affect: Sharad Pawar to end his innings as administrator
Mon, Jul 25, 2016

Lodha committee had recommended that no official can be over the age of 70 and there would be no more consecutive terms.

Lalit Modi’s son Ruchir tipped to head Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA)
Sun, Jul 24, 2016

Having Ruchir run the RCA will not only allow Lalit Modi to pull strings indirectly, but also give back his association their voting rights in the BCCI.

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli is in favour of selecting KL Rahul
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

The Indian Express has learnt that Virat Kohli is in favour of Rahul, who last appeared in a Test on India’s tour to Sri Lanka last August.

Manoj Prabhakar appointed UP Ranji coach, Heath Streak consultant for academy
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

UPCA decided to give the job to Manoj Prabhakar on the back of his coaching experience, proximity to Kanpur and experience in both batting and bowling.

Lalit Modi plan’s Rajasthan Premier league with retired global stars
Fri, Jul 15, 2016

Lalit Modi is planning to start Rajasthan Premier League which will feature domestic as well as international cricketers.

Anil Kumble brings discipline to Indian team – late for team bus, pay $50
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

This is one of the rules Kumble has enforced since taking charge as India’s head coach.

Age-cheaters beware! BCCI to push for tougher guidelines
Wed, Jul 06, 2016

The authenticity of the birth certificates have often caused headaches in the cricketing fraternity.

Meeting of minds: Anil Kumble dials MS Dhoni and Rahul Dravid
Sat, Jul 02, 2016

Anil Kumble has called for a meeting with Rahul Dravid, NCA coaches, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni on the sidelines of the ongoing camp in Bangalore.

Forced to shift matches, BCCI wants own stadium
Wed, Jun 29, 2016

Anurag Thakur confirmed the development to The Indian Express and stated that the new stadium would have world-class facilities.

Back to school: BCCI plans to revive university cricket
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

BCCI president Anurag Thakur said that the board’s working committee will discuss how the board can revive University cricket.

BCCI to make only online payments to state associations
Fri, Jun 17, 2016

BCCI will be sending notice to all its associations informing their stakeholders that all payments will be made online only.

BCCI’s Corporate tournament neglect leaves players high and dry
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

BCCI has given a cold shoulder to Corporate Trophy (not played for 3 season) and NKP Salve Challengers (not played last year) tournament.

Test cricket is in danger, get your act together: BCCI writes to associations
Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Last November, Anurag Thakur had pointed to the low turn out in a Test in Mohali to make his point about Test cricket’s popularity.

Anil Kumble throws hat in ring for India’s chief coach job
Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Anil Kumble was a chief mentor to the IPL franchise Mumbai Indians for two years after a similar role with the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

After New Zealand snub, BCCI looks to Australia and England for day-night Test
Mon, Jun 13, 2016

It is learnt that BCCI’s decision to approach England came after New Zealand were not willing to play a day-night match in Indian conditions.

Amid criticism, president Anurag Thakur defends BCCI’s Ranji neutral venue decision
Thu, Jun 09, 2016

The thought behind the push for neutral venues is that the curators will have a free hand in creating sporting pitches.

MCA wants an Under-23 limited-overs tournament
Thu, Jun 09, 2016

Mumbai Cricket Association has written to BCCI suggesting to include a limited-overs cricket tournament for boys U-23.

BCCI goes big on small centres
Thu, Jun 09, 2016

BCCI plans to take Test cricket to non-traditional venues during the upcoming cricket season.

Chief selector Sandeep Patil wants to be India’s chief coach
Sat, Jun 04, 2016

Chairman of selectors Sandeep Patil has thrown his hat in the ring; colleague Vikram Rathour and several ex-cricketers too are nursing the idea.

Sony makes move to retain IPL’s TV rights
Fri, Jun 03, 2016

SPNI has broadcasted the IPL on a number of its channels including Set Max, Sony Six and Sony ESPN since the inception of the league in 2008.

Pink ball to be tested by top cricketers in Duleep Trophy
Fri, Jun 03, 2016

BCCI president Anurag Thakur says tournament will help gauge the ‘advantages’ and ‘disadvantage’ of the new concept.

Test cricket must be lucrative for players, says Anurag Thakur
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

Anurag Thakur wishes to bridge the gap between big money earners in T20 and Test players to keep interest alive with the latter format.

The different voices in KXIP leave BCCI fuming
Tue, May 31, 2016

There were a number of incidents related to KXIP that transpired during IPL 9 that didn't sit too well with the BCCI.

For U-19 World Cup, age is now a matter of concern
Mon, May 30, 2016

BCCI is deliberating to formulate a rule by which only once can a cricketer represent India in U-19 World Cups.

Mumbai Indians set to play associate teams
Sun, May 29, 2016

Mumbai Indians planning to play three games with associate countries in USA post India's tour of West Indies.

IPL: Asked to pay franchise fees, CSK and RR move court
Thu, May 26, 2016

It meant that CSK and the Royals were shelling out Rs 73 crore and Rs 56 crore respectively per year despite not getting to play in the IPL.

For Shardul Thakur, whites at the end of the tunnel
Tue, May 24, 2016

Frustration of missing out on Australia tour, IPL playing time ends as Shardul Thakur gets Test call-up for Windies tour.

First day, first problem: Issues raised over BCCI CEO Rahul Johri’s job profile
Mon, May 23, 2016

As per BCCI constitution, the board secretary acts as CEO, and he represents BCCI in the ICCin the Chief Executive Committee meetings.

New BCCI president Anurag Thakur begins on defiant note
Mon, May 23, 2016

Anurag Thakur vows to execute the reform process in the BCCI, insists the board would not run away from it.

BCCI could go back to 80’s, when there was no money: ICC chairman Shashank Manohar
Sun, May 22, 2016

Shashank Manohar, who stepped down as BCCI president, spoke about the Lodha Committee recommendations and its effects.

IPL 2016: On Green Park’s debut, the spotlight is on floodlights
Thu, May 19, 2016

The standard illuminance reading at stadium during night games is expected to 1800-2000 lux. At Green Park, it is learnt, the meter has shown a reading of about 1400 to 1500 lux.

Anurag Thakur set to be new BCCI president
Wed, May 18, 2016

All six East Zone associations, have decided Anurag Thakur is going to be the replacement of Shashank Manohar.

IPL 2016: Maharashtra Cricket Association moves Supreme Court
Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Maharashtra Cricket Association president Ajay Shirke confirmed that his association had moved apex court.