Shamik Chakrabarty


State officials should be appointed through High Court: CoA
Tue, May 22, 2018

CoA reckons administrators should be appointed through the concerned High Court in state cricket associations, where the office-bearers have completed their three-year term or nine-year tenure.

CoA advises state cricket associations to appoint administrators through respective High Courts
Mon, May 21, 2018

Committee of Administrators (CoA) has advised the appointment of administrators through the concerned High Court in state cricket associations.

BCCI, CoA spar over Kevin Pietersen
Sat, May 19, 2018

BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary questions decision to invite Kevin Pietersen to deliver the MAK Pataudi lecture.

BCCI acting secretary left displeased following Kevin Pietersen invite for Tiger Pataudi Memorial Lecture
Fri, May 18, 2018

Amitabh Choudhary wanted a Tiger Pataudi contemporary like Nari Contractor, Chandu Borde, Erapalli Prasanna or Abbas Ali Baig to do the honours.

Cricket in Olympics will mean more revenue for the ICC
Fri, May 18, 2018

According to a BCCI representative present at the meeting, the ICC feels that cricket’s entry to the Olympics would open up a relatively closed economy, as it creates the possibility of wooing countries like China.

BCCI takes dim view of ICC’s expansion stance
Thu, May 17, 2018

The ICC’s Strategic Working Group (SWG) is scheduled to discuss global strategy for cricket with the Indian cricket board representatives on Thursday.

IPL 2018 Highlights KKR vs RR: Kuldeep Yadav’s four-for anchors Kolkata Knight Riders to win over Rajasthan Royals
Wed, May 16, 2018

Kuldeep Yadav took four wickets, including in-form Jos Buttler’s, as KKR beat RR to close in on playoff spot in IPL 2018.

After two years in court and eight status reports, BCCI yet to embrace Lodha reforms
Fri, May 11, 2018

The BCCI continues to be defiant in adopting the Lodha reforms in toto and another hearing in the matter is scheduled on Friday.

IPL 2018, KKR vs MI: Mumbai Indians keep playoff hopes alive after thumping Kolkata Knight Riders by 102 runs
Thu, May 10, 2018

Ishan Kishan’s sensational hitting in middle overs laid platform for 102-run thrashing of KKR as Mumbai went fourth in IPL table.

IPL 2018, KKR vs CSK: Shubman Gill comes of age at Eden Gardens
Fri, May 04, 2018

Shubman Gill blasted 57 off 36 balls to take Kolkata Knight Riders to a thumping 6-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings.

Lodha Committee Recommendations: Heat over cooling-off clause between BCCI and Supreme Court
Thu, May 03, 2018

After Supreme Court asks for suggestions on draft constitution, BCCI terms proposal ‘impractical’

No day-night Test during Australia tour, Team India tells Committee of Administrators
Tue, May 01, 2018

Indian players, Ravi Shastri inform committee the team is not yet ready to play day-night Test, initially suggested to be part of the Australia tour.

Diana Edulji declines BCCI top award citing conflict of interest
Sun, Apr 29, 2018

Diana Edulji, part of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), has declined the honour, ostensibly to avoid any potential conflict of interest.

BCCI, ICC spar over 2021 Champions Trophy
Fri, Apr 27, 2018

According to an ICC source, a “unanimous” decision in this regard was taken during the ICC meeting in Dubai on February 9.

Virat Kohli to skip County Cricket? BCCI wants India captain to play Afghanistan Test
Fri, Apr 27, 2018

While the cricket board officials seek the captain’s presence for the game, the Committee of Administrators (CoA), it is learnt, want Kohli to be have game time in England.

BCCI set to roadblock attempts to convert 2021 Champions Trophy to World T20
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

It is learnt that the ICC conclave in Auckland last year had floated the idea of replacing the 2021 Champions Trophy with a World T20, which the BCCI team rejected.

PCB feels the pressure within its own country for missing out on playing India: Amitabh Choudhary
Wed, Apr 25, 2018

BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said that PCB feels the pressure within its own country for missing out on playing India.

IPL 2018 KKR vs KXIP: KL Rahul’s touch, Chris Gayle’s power-punch forms a winning Ra-Ga at Eden
Sun, Apr 22, 2018

Chris Gayle and KL Rahul brilliantly complement each other to guide Kings XI Punjab to victory against Kolkata Knight Riders.

Technical Committee proposes Division B in Ranji Trophy
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

The BCCI technical committee that met in Kolkata on Monday has proposed the introduction of Division B in the Ranji Trophy, incorporating Bihar and all North-Eastern states in the lower division.

BCCI technical panel bats for pre-quarters in Ranji season
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

The Ranji Trophy next season will have pre-quarterfinals. This was decided at the BCCI’s technical committee meeting in Kolkata on Monday.