IPL is an outstanding brand but like all things precocious, it lives on the edge sometimes, Harsha Bhogle writes.
Which of our pitch curators actually know about soil conditions or are educated in such arts?
Disappointed by low turnouts at traditional venues, board plans to take the game to smaller cities, which may attract larger crowds.
The board is keen to host five ODIs and two T20 international games with Pakistan in December.
Anil Kumble has been removed as the BCCI technical committee chief, but his association with the Mumbai Indians links him to BCCI.
BCCI has finally made some bold moves to shed its conflict of interest albatross.
A consensus among board members, in favour of Shashank Manohar taking over as ICC chief, is expected to be reached at their AGM on Nov 9.
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar Khan and head of the PCB’s executive committee Najam Sethi arrived in Mumbai hoping to convince the BCCI to confirm the bilateral series in December.
The Sena workers allegedly stormed into the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai and protesting against proposed talks with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief for resumption of bilateral cricketing ties.
Vivo, which will replace PepsiCo as the title sponsor, claims to be among one of the fastest growing companies in India.
High on the list of the working committee’s agenda will be fixing of the date of the BCCI’s annual general body meeting.
Pepsi’s termination notice squarely blames the cricket board for breaching the contract as they failed to keep the sport clean.
Pepsi’s potential withdrawal wouldn’t just ensure that the IPL brand suffers but it would mean that Indian cricket itself takes a hit.
The loss of an important sponsor sends a clear message: If the BCCI wants to save the IPL, it must wield the broom
The BCCI under the new leadership of Shashank Manohar is acting and acting swiftly.