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In the red, CAB splurges Rs 1crore on celebrations
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Over the past the few years, the CAB has fared miserably in terms of revenue generation.

India tour of Zimbabwe: A not-so-happy headache for India selectors
Mon, Jun 29, 2015

With big names complaining of fatigue and ‘A’ team players occupied, selectors face Zimbabwe tour dilemma.

Decision on Zimbabwe tour in two days: Jagmohan Dalmiya
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

As per the ZC schedule, India would be playing three ODIs and two T20 internationals in Harare, starting July 10.

Causes of Bangladesh series loss in post-mortem report: Fatigue, IPL, lack of coach
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

The administrative manager for the series Biswarup Dey is likely to highlight these three issues in his report to BCCI president.

India’s tour of Zimbabwe cancelled due to broadcasting rights issue
Mon, Jun 22, 2015

BCCI's decision also puts a question mark over the proposed resumption of bilateral series between India and Pakistan as well.

India tour of Bangladesh: A switch in time saves nine
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

India’s bowlers, without a leader of the unit, must quickly adapt from the shorter formats to Test mode.

Wriddhiman Saha: The Shadow keeper
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

Saha quietly worked on his game, never missed a club match, and has remained patient to finally become India’s No.1 keeper.

A-lister Rahul Dravid gets a double role
Sun, Jun 07, 2015

BCCI announced Rahul Dravid as the coach of the India 'A' and India U-19 teams on Saturday.

Aggression has helped Alastair Cook to find form again: Graham Gooch
Fri, Jun 05, 2015

With his career at a crossroads, Cook decided to turn to Gooch once again, and it has helped him regain his form.

Hope this victory will arrest slide of Bengal football: coach Sanjoy Sen
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Without a trophy for the last five years and with the sponsorship chaos, the Kolkata club had been staring at an uncertain future.

Sachin, Sourav, Laxman in BCCI cricket advisory committee
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

Tendulkar, Ganguly and Laxman to be part of BCCI cricket advisory committee.

Mumbai lift second IPL title after crushing Chennai at Eden
Mon, May 25, 2015

In Kolkata, where their horrible run began with a loss in the opener, Mumbai end a miraculous season with their 2nd IPL title

When RCB’s Mandeep Singh got a dressing-down from Yuvraj Singh
Sun, May 24, 2015

Yuvraj Singh was clearly unimpressed with the youngster's shot selection.

At 40, Michael Hussey returns to rock
Sun, May 24, 2015

Retired from international cricket, Big Bash and IPL are Michael Hussey's tenuous links to real-time action.

Ex-factor: Eyes on MS Dhoni as CSK and MI play IPL final
Sun, May 24, 2015

The big-hitting Dhoni has been conspicuous by his absence this season, scoring at a sedate strike-rate of 121.

IPL 8, CSK vs RCB: MS Dhoni & Mr Cricket set up final date
Sat, May 23, 2015

Hussey’s half century, Dhoni’s composed cameo help CSK chase down a modest but tricky target, make Season 8 finale.

In-form Virat Kohli’s RCB take on MS Dhoni’s CSK in IPL knockout
Fri, May 22, 2015

Chennai had an extra day off after Qualifier 1. The pitch is brown, much to Dhoni’s likings. He will try to make the advantage count.

India’s tour of Bangladesh offers an opportunity for fringe players
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

Selectors may give fatigued regulars a rest when they meet to pick the team for the Bangladesh series.

IPL 8: Police constable in Kolkata loses eye after hit by David Miller six
Sat, May 16, 2015

On Thursday, doctors informed Aich and his family that he would never be able to see with his injured eye.

BCCI, PCB chiefs confident of Pakistan hosting India for a three-Test bilateral series in December
Mon, May 11, 2015

Jagmohan Dalmiya and Shahryar discussed the future of India-Pakistan cricket, resumption of the bilateral series being the sole agenda.

KKR go top after Russell hustle
Sun, May 10, 2015

After Narine's heroics with the ball, Russell, Pathan and Chawla chipped in with the bat to seal a thrilling win for KKR.

At Eden, Piyush Chawla four-for derails Daredevils
Fri, May 08, 2015

Comical fielding, running into Botha blaster and then failing to a leggie who got it right. Nothing went DD's way.

KKR vs SRH: Knight Riders too good for Sunrisers
Tue, May 05, 2015

KKR jumped past RCB to the third spot in the table, brightening their hopes of qualifying for the play-offs.

ICC seeks help from ‘three wise men’
Sat, May 02, 2015

ICC forms panel to inquire into the setting up of proposed rebel league by Essel Group.

Brad Hogg, Robin Uthappa: KKR’s avengers
Fri, May 01, 2015

A Kiwi in yellow got Eden Gardens going. But once a 44-year old Aussie had his say, KKR cruised home with Robin and Russell providing the finishing touch.

All you need to know about Anurag Thakur vs N Srinivasan
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

As Srinivasan v Thakur hots up, SHAMIK CHAKRABARTY chronicles the playing, missing and hitting in BCCI.

CSK’s de-merger referred to BCCI’s legal panel
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

The WC, also, approved Neeraj Kumar and Madhusudan Prasad’s appointment as consultants to its ACU.

BCCI may scrap CSK de-merger
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Question likely to be raised how a franchisee, paying licence fee between Rs 32 cr to Rs 40 cr, could be valued at Rs 5 lakh.

Ankit Keshri’s death: Traumatised Sourav Mondal still picking up the pieces
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

Mondal’s life and cricket career have taken an unprecedented twist following his team-mate Ankit Keshri’s death.

‘Quiet’ Ankit Keshri came to play just two overs before fatal collision
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

Ankit Keshri suffered a collision with his East Bengal teammate during their CAB senior knockout fixture.

Winning abroad to be made priority for new Team India coach
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Dalmiya, in his second stint as BCCI president, wants India to win Test matches overseas.

KKR vs RCB, IPL 8: AB de Villiers’ 360 degree wagon wheel
Sat, Apr 11, 2015

Interestingly, AB implements his innovations judiciously in the nets.

Rajasthan Royals, BCCI confirm Indian Express report, say player was approached to fix IPL 8 matches
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

RR lauded the awareness of the player to immediately report the incident to the concerned authorities.

Thinking of an Indian coach… wait for a fortnight: Jagmohan Dalmiya
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

He has assumed BCCI presidentship and is done with the different committees and sub-committees.

Action replay: Sunil Narine sizzles, Pragyan Ojha fizzles
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

It was a tale of two spinners, both with remodelled action.

Is Sunil Narine, once KKR’s strong point, now their weakness?
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

With showers expected at 5:30 pm, the weather may turn out to be a dampener.