Shamik Chakrabarty


Lifeline for BCCI officials as Supreme Court reiterates nine plus nine rule
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Supreme Court made it clear that office-bearers can have a cumulative 18-year-term.

BCCI get new constituiton – On paper at least
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

Committee of Administrators upload new system of laws on the cricket board’s website, to appraise Supreme Court this week

Sacked BCCI staff, selectors cry foul over pending dues
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

The sacked BCCI selectors and employees have written to the cricket board, asking for the disbursement of dues.

My resignation as ICC Chairman has nothing to do with the BCCI functioning: Shashank Manohar
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Shashank Manohar clarifies that his sudden resignation has nothing to do with proposed ICC reforms or BCCI’s strong objection.

Shashank Manohar’s surprise resignation from ICC chairman’s post creates a scope for conjecture
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Shashank Manohar resigned from the post of ICC chairman and the board has become leaderless for the moment.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: A march past at Eden Gardens
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

Jharkhand folded for 125 in 27.3 overs, but still managed to win the game as Saurashtra were 83 all out in 25.1 overs.

India vs Australia 2017: Who turned the tap off on Pune pitch?
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Ind vs Aus 2017: MCA claims that a week before the Test, it came under pressure from the Indian team management to dish out a dry and bald wicket

Vijay Hazare Trophy: At Eden Gardens, a throwback Sunday for MS Dhoni
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

MS Dhoni took time to get into the groove before he started picking the gaps for singles and couples, and occasional boundaries.

Nine and out: Supreme Court-appointed CoA spells out tenure for office-bearers
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

COA directive calls time on the cricket administration careers of almost all high-profile BCCI and state association functionaries.

MS Dhoni: One-time ticket collector is now a VVIP passenger
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

MS Dhoni's train journeys from Ranchi to Bokaro used to be his daily routine in 1997-98, when he was a junior cricketer.

ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier final: Harmanpreet Kaur, the last-ball action heroine
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur strikes eight runs from last two balls to pull off a heist versus South Africa in World Cup qualifier final.

IPL 2017: Captain MS Dhoni exits, but not on his own terms
Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Pune Supergiants ask MS Dhoni to step down; replace him with Steve Smith, who the official think can inject freshness into the side.

BCCI General Manager RP Shah resigns, cites health as reason
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

Asked if there’s any age restriction for the cricket board’s employees, RP Shah answered in the negative.

BCCI COA meet: Legal counsel sacked without official reason
Sat, Feb 18, 2017

The COA's first job will be to conduct elections in all state cricket associations along with implementation of the reforms.

Yusuf Pathan gets BCCI nod to play T20 league in Hong Kong
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

BCCI prohibits Indian cricketers from playing in foreign T20 leagues ostensibly to safeguard the IPL’s higher brand value.

Sentiment in ICC is that India’s approach is high-handed: Vikram Limaye
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Vikram Limaye, member of the SC-appointed COA was the BCCI’s representative at the ICC board meetings.

Lodha’s echo in ICC reforms
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

105 countries can vote, Big Three structure dismantled, independent female director among changes for approval

Vinod Rai checks in, BCCI officials check out
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

Vinod Rai declared BCCI Joint Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary ineligible to represent the board at the ICC meeting to be held in Dubai.

New BCCI panel will clear all doubts: Ajay Shirke
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Ajay Shirke was removed as the BCCI secretary for noncompliance by the Supreme Court’s January 2 order.

So who’ll represent BCCI at crucial ICC meet?
Wed, Jan 25, 2017

Anurag Thakur, N Srinivasan and Ajay Shirke could be the BCCI’s choices for representation in the upcoming ICC Board meeting.

Ambiguity over tenure cap of BCCI office bearers continues
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

At the hearing on Tuesday, the clause that limits the stay of cricket office-bearers will come up for discussion again.

India vs England, 3rd ODI: A souvenir win for tourists, India fail to notch up clean sweep
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

After 10 weeks, England finally find a way past India; survive a Kedar Jadhav special to win the last ODI by 5 runs.

India vs England, 3rd ODI: In endgame, Ajinkya Rahane senses a rare opening
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

With Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul struggling, Ajinkya Rahane might get a look in at the top.

India vs England, 3rd ODI: The last song before dusk
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

With the series already lost, England would seek to restore some pride in the final One-dayer

For a change, board upbeat after Supreme Court modifies order on tenure
Sat, Jan 21, 2017

The modification in the order gave many “disqualified” cricket administrators a lifeline and breathing space.

That Naughties Show: Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni hit tons as India cruise to 15-run win
Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni roll back the years in a series-clinching effort as India bounce back from 25/3 to post 381 before restricting England to 366.

Cuttack tells you why Yuvraj Singh cannot be written off
Fri, Jan 20, 2017

On his comeback to the Indian squad, Yuvraj Singh scored his 14th ODI century, which included 21 fours and four sixes.

India vs England 2nd ODI: England eye short-cut to success
Thu, Jan 19, 2017

England bowlers practise short-pitched stuff as they aim to contain Virat Kohli in the do-or-die second ODI at Barabati.

Can Ratnakar Shetty, MV Sridhar continue in the BCCI? 
Wed, Jan 18, 2017

Lodha Committee’s latest directives debar a disqualified administrator to discharge “any other role” in BCCI or state association.

‘Ineligible’ BCCI officials explore legal options to challenge Lodha directives
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Supreme Court is likely to name a panel of administrators to oversee the implementation of the Lodha reforms on January 19.

Lodha committee slams door shut on cricket bosses
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Lodha committee’s latest directives, issued through FAQs, debar likes of Anurag Thakur and Ajay Shirke to return to the BCCI even as nominees

FIFA’s new World Cup: Upside and flip-side of 48-team format
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

FIFA World Cup shifting to 48 teams will dilute the intensity of the competition but more teams will get a chance at the highest level.

N Srinivasan and Anurag Thakur share space as ‘BCCI officials’ stick together
Sun, Jan 08, 2017

Supreme Court is likely to name a panel of administrators on January 19 to oversee the functioning of the BCCI and implement the Lodha reforms.

Can Yuvraj Singh, 35, withstand rigours of England ODI, T20I series?
Fri, Jan 06, 2017

Yuvraj Singh is a short-term fix with the ICC Champions Trophy scheduled later this year and doesn’t appear a sound logic.

Selectors likely to give Virat Kohli option to rest for T20I series
Fri, Jan 06, 2017

The selectors also had plans to rest three frontline spinners - R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Jayant Yadav for the whole limited-overs leg against England.

N Srinivasan is back, to chair BCCI’s informal meeting
Thu, Jan 05, 2017

Interestingly, Srinivasan has once again become a key figure in the BCCI to decide the way forward.