Devendra Pandey


Indian Navy issues arrest warrant for Haryana cricketer for playing without NOC
Fri, Nov 24, 2017

Deepak Punia received the warrant after playing two matches for Haryana in the Ranji Trophy last month.

Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals demand to retain players questioned during IPL Governing Council meeting
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Mumbai Indians wanted to retain 5 to 6 players, CSK wanted 4, Delhi Daredevils 3, Royal Challengers Bangalore 5, and Sunrisers Hyderabad wanted 1.

Ranji Trophy 2017: Gujarat bounce on Siddharth Desai’s high-arm action
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Balwinder Singh Sandhu believes that Siddharth Desai can turn out to be a handy allrounder as he has a good batting potential.

Mihir Hirwani steps out of father Narendra’s shadow
Fri, Nov 17, 2017

Like a host of young spinners in the country, Mihir too turns to his father for technical help with his bowling

BCCI set to revoke Rajasthan Cricket Association’s suspension
Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Rajasthan has been suspended since the time former IPL chairman Lalit Modi contested and won the RCA election three years ago.

India invite Sri Lanka to play U-19 Challenger Trophy
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

The U19 Challenger Trophy will have a fourth entrant this year as the Indian cricket board has invited Sri Lankan teenagers to spice up the tournament.

Cricket associations hosting internationals now limited to one official at post-match ceremonies
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

BCCI rules that associations hosting international matches to have only one representative at post-match presentation ceremony.

Rahul Dravid and India U-19 team management say no, no to Yo-Yo test for junior players
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid and team management's reservations about Yo-Yo Test forced BCCI to not make it mandatory for juniors.

Jemimah Rodrigues, 16, follows in Smriti Mandhana’s footsteps, scores double ton
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

On Sunday, Jemimah Rodrigues became only the second woman after Smriti Mandhana to score a double-hundred in 50-over cricket.

No TV spot for star-studded Ranji Trophy 2017 games
Fri, Nov 03, 2017

While the Ranji Trophy doesn't always attract major crowds at stadiums, having it on TV means domestic performances get the necessary exposure.

Ranji Trophy 2017: Irfan Pathan axed as Baroda captain
Mon, Oct 30, 2017

After two rounds of the Ranji Trophy, the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) selection committee axed Irfan Pathan and named Deepak Hooda as the captain.

India vs Pakistan bilateral series unlikely in ICC Test Championship
Mon, Oct 23, 2017

With no clarity on Indian government giving BCCI the go-ahead to play with Pakistan, ICC is not expected to slot any India-Pakistan Test series in Future Tours Programme draft.

Virat Kohli seeks break vs Sri Lanka citing ‘personal reasons’
Mon, Oct 23, 2017

In case Virat Kohli gets the go-ahead, India will end up playing one Test plus the entire ODI and T20I series without him.

Polio-afflicted fan Dharamveer Pal ‘lives for cricket’, BCCI wants him away from boundary
Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Dharamveer Pal will be free to sit in the stands and watch the game, but he can no longer be a boundary-rider.

India vs New Zealand, 1st ODI: Virat Kohli warns against burnout due to hectic schedule
Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Just over a week after the ODI series against Australia ended, India will be playing New Zealand, a team which has not played a game since the Champions Trophy.

Officials, scorers and analysts unpaid by BCCI
Thu, Oct 19, 2017

115 umpires, 62 match referees, 170 video analysts and 150 scorers are yet to receive their remuneration from BCCI.

Fans asked to return from New Zealand’s warm-up game BCCI fails to secure CCI
Wed, Oct 18, 2017

It is learnt that CCI had thrice written letters to the BCCI and also to the CoA asking for clarity with regards to security arrangements.

India vs New Zealand: Kane Williamson wary of India’s spin attack
Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Kane Williamson is aware of the effect of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in Indian conditions and it was one reason he had kept his eye on the India-Australia series.

J&K High Court order stalls Jammu & Kashmir’s U-23 game over selection row
Mon, Oct 09, 2017

J&K High Court had barred JKCA from picking the under-23 team after one player Hashim Saleem filed a petition alleging discrepancy in selection.

Make betting legal? State cricket bodies duck Law Commission of India query
Tue, Oct 03, 2017

Most state cricket associations silent in response to Lodha Committee's letter to legalise betting and gambling.

India U-19 coach Paras Mhambrey’s contract mentions no salary
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

BCCI forgot to fill in the pre-decided financial figures agreed upon by the board and Paras Mhambrey when the papers were forwarded to him.

Hardik Pandya: Team India’s high-riser
Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Baroda mate Munaf Patel and childhood coach Kiran More swear by Hardik Pandya’s diligence and ambition.

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri informs CoA of NCA trainer being appointed without test
Tue, Sep 26, 2017

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, in a letter to CoA has informed that one of the trainers approved by them hadn’t attended the BCCI’s workshop on sports science or appeared for the examination at the end of it.

India vs Australia, 3rd ODI: Australia flounder after Aaron Finch-hitting
Mon, Sep 25, 2017

After winning the toss on a batting pitch, Australia got the start they were looking for, courtesy Finch. But the visitors were guilty of their middle-order throwing wickets at regular intervals.

India vs Australia, 3rd ODI: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane take India top of world
Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma set the tone before Hardik Pandya takes centre stage as India chased down the target of 294 to seal the series and claim ICC ODI No.1 ranking.

India vs Australia: Indore, with an eye outdoors prepares for 3rd ODI
Sun, Sep 24, 2017

Indore has been one of the real cricket-crazy venues in recent times and whoever gets in on Sunday can look forward to a good game between India and Australia.

India vs Australia, 3rd ODI: Heavy rains follow teams to Indore
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Indore has had rain for nearly two weeks now that has left the outfield wet, and the pitch shrouded under cover.

Appointment of caretaker administrator irks Jammu Kashmir Cricket Association
Fri, Sep 22, 2017

JKCA believe the Committee of Administrators (CoA) has been misled by BCCI officials, and stress the state body is willing to accept the Lodha reforms.

Sunil Gavaskar to remain CEO at PMG, shuts down player management wing
Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Sunil Gavaskar's sports management company may have decided to shut down its player management wing that had landed him in conflict-of-interest trouble with the Indian cricket board, but the former India captain will continue as the chairman of the company.

BCCI agrees to T20I double-header featuring men and women’s teams in South Africa
Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Indian men are set to tour South Africa in January 2018, and sources in BCCI confirmed that the women also would head for a bilateral series. Jhulan Goswami and Mithali Raj had wanted more overseas fixtures and bilateral series with foreign teams at home.

BCCI plans to hike pay for domestic, women cricketers
Thu, Sep 14, 2017

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.

Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association mulls Ranji Trophy pullout due to financial constraints
Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association had approached BCCI in July this year requesting it to issue a letter to J&K Bank so that the state association can regularise its frozen account and utilise approximately Rs. 34 crore in its coffers.

Metro rail forces Ramlila to be staged on cricket pitches at Azad Maidan
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

The 109-year old vintage Fort Vijay Club has brought to Mumbai Cricket Association’s notice that local authorities have told the club that three of the six pitches would be affected by stage preparations.

Give Indian cricket team a break, says chief coach Ravi Shastri to BCCI
Sat, Sep 09, 2017

Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to be much more considerate when it comes to scheduling international matches in order to provide adequate breaks to players and support staff.

I don’t need to prove myself… If I have to make a comeback, I will, says Suresh Raina
Fri, Sep 08, 2017

Suresh Raina, hailed as the fittest player once, questions were asked about his fitness recently. He tells The Indian Express what Sachin Tendulkar taught him, about his social-media activities, and his comeback goals.

Players abroad, ill: Chaos reigns as domestic season begins
Thu, Sep 07, 2017

Not only are the teams and coaches making SOS calls to physios and trainers; they are also faced with some players being ruled out on the eve of the match due to injury and a couple who aren't even in the country.