Devendra Pandey


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.

India players want Ravi Shastri back at the helm
Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Team India cricketers have conveyed it to the BCCI that they want the team director, Ravi Shastri, whose contract expired last week, to continue.

I want to get consistent like Virat Kohli, says Hardik Pandya
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya feels, is the fittest guy in world cricket at the moment.

India vs Australia: Jasprit Bumrah’s journey from pinging the floor skirting to India’s death over specialist
Sun, Mar 27, 2016

They aren’t the MVPs, nor the poster boys of cricket, rarely hyped and mostly unsung, these cricketers have some of the most fascinating tales.

ICC World Twenty20 2016: AB de Villiers, Chris Morris get South Africa campaign going against Afghanistan
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

South Africa rode on AB de Villiers' 64 and Chris Morris' four-wicket haul to beat Afghanistan by 37 runs.

Vijay Mallya quits as Royal Challengers Bangalore director, to remain chief mentor
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

Vijay Mallya will have the honorary title of chief mentor for as long as his son Siddharth Mallya remains on the RCSPL board.

ICC World T20: Colour-coordinated Indian cricket team bleeds only blue
Wed, Mar 16, 2016

Indian cricket team members wanted the colour of their practice gear changed from grey to blue.

Irani Trophy: Jay Bista’s ton puts Mumbai in drivers’ seat
Mon, Mar 07, 2016

Jay Bista scored 104 off 90 balls to put his team in a commanding position, with Mumbai ending Day One at 386 for 3.

Ranji Trophy: Casino nights to motivational movies, Abhishek Nayar’s role in Mumbai’s makeover
Sun, Feb 28, 2016

Nayar did his bit and organised team-bonding sessions such as casino games, watching motivational movies, and occasional pub visits too.

Ranji Trophy: This Mumbai team has ammunition, says Sachin Tendulkar
Sat, Feb 27, 2016

Sachin Tendulkar talks about Mumbai's win, his mentorship and why Shreyas Iyer and Shardul Thakur should not lose their focus.

Ranji Trophy Final: Order restored, Mumbai’s tally goes up
Sat, Feb 27, 2016

Siddhesh Lad’s 88 and Shardul Thakur’s 5/26 help Mumbai claim their 41st Ranji title, beating Saurashtra once again in final.

Ranji Trophy Final: On seaming track, ton-up Shreyas Iyer swings it Mumbai’s way
Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Shreyas Iyer made 117 off 142 balls with the help of 15 boundaries and two sixes to take Mumbai to 262 for eight.

Ranji Trophy Final: Dhawal Kulkarni swings it Mumbai’s way; Saurashtra 192 for 8
Thu, Feb 25, 2016

DHawal Kulkarni's first day four-for left Saurashtra tottering at 192 for the loss of 8 wickets after the first day ended.