Devendra Pandey


Lodha panel puts BCCI on the back foot, board stalls tender process for IPL broadcast rights
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

The order that is referred to in the email sent by Lodha committee to BCCI said that the board could not enter into any contracts above a monetary ceiling fixed by the committee.

Ranji Trophy 2016-17: Shubham Khajuria the lone fighter for J&K but Andhra stay in control
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

In a season where several other batsmen are raking up big scores, Shubham Khajuria’s 90 may not make a mark.

Mumbai junior selectors pulled for posing with winning U-19 team
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

MCA shot a letter to all their selectors, asking them to refrain from posing for pictures with the cricket team after title win.

Want to become a Jharkhand Cricket Association member? Here are the questions you need to answer
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Here's a look at the questions asked by JSCA during their written examination for "common men" to become members.

Jharkhand Cricket Association asks questions like ‘Who’s Lord Rama’s only sister?’, ‘Who played Test cricket and Davis Cup?’ in membership test
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Question asked for entry into the Jharkhand Cricket Board with more than 941 applications failing to answer them.

After BCCI SGM, Indian cricket board ready for Supreme Court order fallout 
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Supreme Court is scheduled to deliver their verdict in the BCCI - Lodha panel logjam on Monday with the board ready to face consequences.

On SGM eve, fractures emerge in BCCI’s united stand against reforms
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Few members within the BCCI have opted to side completely with the Lodha committee recommendations.

India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test: After Harbhajan Singh’s tweet, Virat Kohli sets the record right on R Ashwin and pitches
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

Virat Kohli went on to defend his spinners and insisted that you still had to turn the ball on a turning pitch.

Indore sketches: Injured openers, Ajinkya Rahane’s jinx, DRS mumbling and surface tension
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

India's disappointment and bad luck at the top of the order continued with injury to Gautam Gambhir on the third day of the Indore Test.

BCCI calls SGM on Saturday to discuss interim Supreme Court order
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

SGM in New Delhi will help decide the future course of action - whether the associations want to fall in line with the court or stay defiant.

Ind vs NZ: The master plan behind Ajinkya Rahane’s mastery
Mon, Oct 10, 2016

Ajinkya Rahane, who has never shown his aggression outwardly but for his mentor Pravin Amre one has to go deep within Rahane's heart to see it.

India vs New Zealand, 3rd Test: In crunch moments, Kiwis manage to crumble
Sun, Oct 09, 2016

Trent Boult and Matt Henry hadn’t started too well either, as Indore’s first-ever Test began in manic fashion.

Anurag Thakur expected to name Shashank Manohar in reply to Supreme Court
Sat, Oct 08, 2016

Anurag Thakur will inform the apex court that that BCCI had first raised the flag against the inclusion of CAG when Shashank Manohar was the president.

Enough in reserve, state associations don’t lose sleep over cash freeze
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Supreme Court barred the BCCI from releasing funds to 12 state associations if the Lodha committee reforms are not fully implemented.

Miffed BCCI to cancel ongoing India-New Zealand series
Tue, Oct 04, 2016

The board decided to take this drastic measure on the day the Lodha panel issued a letter to the banks, urging them to not give BCCI access to funds.

In SGM on Lodha recommendations, BCCI dead-bats some, leaves alone some
Sun, Oct 02, 2016

BCCI didn't accept the ‘one state one vote’ policy, three-year cooling period for all board officials and fixed duration for their tenures.

BCCI to defy Lodha Committee recommendations at SGM
Sat, Oct 01, 2016

The decision was made after the much-awaited special general body meeting of BCCI was adjourned on Friday.

Don’t put India, Pakistan in same group: BCCI to ICC
Sat, Oct 01, 2016

Though bilateral series have stopped since 2012, India and Pakistan have routinely played each other in multi-nation tournaments like World Cups

At Special General Meeting, BCCI top brass set to go into a huddle
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

If the BCCI does go ahead and implement the Lodha-suggested reforms then Ajay Shirke's appointment as Secretary will be deemed null and void.

‘Secretary replies after nine days, four reminders’
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Timeline of the events that transpired after July 18 suggested that an uncooperative BCCI tried their best to delay the process.

Lodha Panel Report: Board loses Control of Cricket in India
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

On a day the Supreme Court came down on the BCCI for violations of Lodha Committee recommendations, officials say a few resignations are on the cards.

SS Das was to be India selector, but ‘retirement date’ criteria ruled him out
Sat, Sep 24, 2016

Shiv Sunder Das was ruled out from running as BCCI selector because he hadn't spent five years since retirement from all formats.

Five new India selectors with 13 Tests between them
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

The new selection committee members consist MSK Prasad, Sarandeep Singh, Gagan Khoda, Devang Gandhi and Jatin Paranjpe.

MSK Prasad appointed chairman of selection committee, Ajay Shirke re-elected as BCCI secretary
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

MSK Prasad played six Tests and 17 ODIs for India and has also played 96 first-class and 88 List A matches.

Most selector aspirants want five-member panel: BCCI
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

It's also learnt that close to 72 former cricketers have applied for the men's panel, while 20 have expressed their interest for women's selection committee.

India vs New Zealand: Being strong and fit adds to mental strength, says KL Rahul
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

In a chat with Devendra Pandey, KL Rahul breaks down a few perceptions, speaks about his mindset changes and the influence of Virat Kohli.

BCCI accuses Lodha panel member of leaking reports and creating confusion
Wed, Sep 21, 2016

In his letter, Ajay Shirke goes on to request the Lodha committee to inquire into the matter and take action against the 'source'.

Bowler Praveen Kumar joins Samajwadi Party, nurtures India dreams
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Praveen Kumar has been out of the Indian team for quite sometime but continues to star in the IPL, playing a vital role for Sunrises Hyderabad.

Snubbed by ICC, BCCI threatens to withdraw from Champions Trophy 2017
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

The latest face-off comes on the back of a burgeoning list of complaints that the Indian board has against the ICC, which is led by former BCCI chief Shashank Manohar.

From maximum city Mumbai, Iqbal Abdullah moves to God’s own country Kerala
Fri, Sep 02, 2016

To play for another team in domestic cricket was not an easy decision, Iqbal Abdullah insists.

India coach Anil Kumble wants strong bench strength
Wed, Aug 31, 2016

Coach Anil Kumble wants the selectors to pick a pool of probables and fringe players across formats who can be put on standby during the home season.

BCCI decides to waive off Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals IPL franchise fees
Sun, Aug 28, 2016

BCCI decided to settle the issue during their last working committee meeting held in New Delhi a few weeks ago.

Indian cricket board chief selector Sandeep Patil seeks one-year extension
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

As per Indian cricket board’s rules, no selector can hold his position for more than four years.

Lodha panel secretary accused selectors of taking sexual favours: Ajay Shirke
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

Ajay Shirke told the Lodha committee members that the accusations were ‘preposterous’ and nobody with the BCCI had heard of any such incidents.

Duleep Trophy: Big boys to play Day/Night cricket
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

BCCI had originally wanted all their high-profile players to be a part of the tournament but lately has asked them to be a part of the final.

Rajasthan Cricket Association ropes in Gary Kirsten for pre-season camp
Sun, Aug 21, 2016

After being banned two year ago by BCCI, Rajasthan Cricket Association has gone ahead and roped in Gary Kirsten for a fifteen-day camp in Jaipur.