Star India coughed up an amount in excess of Rs 16,000 crore to secure the media rights for the Indian Premier League between the years 2018 and 2022. But CEO Uday Shankar says that, contrary to the general notion, the media rights "were not very expensive."
A look at the fine print in the massive deal of Star India in which it bought the media right for Indian Premier League for $22.5 billion for the next five years and how it will affect the industry as a whole.
He has been rotated out of the ODI team yet again now, and though he has bagged a county contract, his future as ODI player is definitely a mystery. For a long while now, starting from the captaincy of MS Dhoni, he has often found himself jettisoned from the limited-over formats.
A month of girl-power has perhaps done more to end the mansplaining of cricket, and raise respect for the women’s game than anything else in recent years. The girls have come far that they would not only gel together well but beat expectations to reach the final and almost win the World Cup.
Ravi Shastri shares his vision of how he sees the coaching job should work, the relationship with the team, his time as a player and the philosophy surrounding the coaching job. He was appointed as coach on July 11.
Was Anil Kumble overbearing, or sticking to his beliefs? Did Virat Kohli undermine him, or voicing what the team felt? As a meeting is held to pick new India coach on July 10, The Indian Express give the view from dressing room on Kumble’s exit
Sarfraz Ahmed’s mentors and benefactors describe him a leader who remains polite and grounded as well as street-smart, and confident. He can hold a tune at parties, though, currently, he's holding his entire nation spellbound.