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Ajinkya Rahane likely to move to Delhi Capitals from Rajasthan Royals

Rahane, who has been trying to get back into India's limited-overs set up, established his T20 credentials as an opener after moving to Royals from Mumbai Indians in 2011.

Express daily briefing: SC verdicts in Sabarimala, Rafale cases today; BJP raised Rs 700-cr in 2018-19

Sabarimala and Rafale review petitions in Supreme Court today; Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena talks off to a rocky start; S Jaishankar delivers Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture today; and more top news this morning.

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BCCI poised to oppose Shashank Manohar’s ICC re-election

Former BCCI president N Srinivasan could be BCCI’s representative at the ICC if the proposed amendments in the board’s constitution are approved at the December 1 AGM.

If BCCI changes reformed constitution, it would be ridiculing SC: Lodha panel secretary

The proposal to change the reformed constitution came to light last Saturday when BCCI's new secretary Jay Shah gave out the agenda for the board's annual general meeting to be held in Mumbai on December 1.

Pink is the new red

Following concerns about waning popularity of Test matches, Bangladesh agree to play under lights at Eden Gardens.

Diluting cooling-off, disqualification clauses to top agenda at BCCI AGM

As per the BCCI constitution, the Rules and Regulations can be amended “by a 3/4th majority of the members present” at the AGM or a Special General Meeting (SGM). But to put them into effect, the Supreme Court’s approval is required.

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BCCI schedules its first AGM in three years on December 1

The BCCI had to wait for the newly-elected set-up under Sourav Ganguly to take charge at a General Body meeting in Mumbai on October 23 to call an Annual General Meeting.

BCCI gets shot in the arm: ECB chief Colin Graves denies support to ICC's proposed FTP of 2023-31

With the Indian Board having already opposed the proposed move, and with Cricket Australia also having done the same, it is understood that the ICC may now face severe roadblocks on the issue with the 'Big Three' of world cricket in agreement among themselves.

With CoA gone, BCCI CFO, staff step down

At one stage, his official travel to West Indies , via United States of America, was questioned by former acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary and CoA member Diana Edulji.

BCCI vs ICC: ‘If demands not met, won’t sign MPA’

During the ICC Board meeting in Dubai last month, the global body had proposed eight flagship events in eight years – from 2023 onwards — as part of their next broadcast rights package.

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Sourav Ganguly takes charge as 39th BCCI President

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday officially took over as the 39th President of the BCCI, becoming the biggest name to head the world’s richest cricket board.

Ravi Shastri named India coach till 2019 World Cup

Ravi Shastri was announced as the new India head coach. Shastri along with Virender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Richard Pybus and Lalchand Rajput was interviewed by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC).

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Anurag Thakur replaces Shashank Manohar as BCCI president

BJP MP Anurag Thakur has been elected unopposed as the new president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

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Supreme Court Appoints 4-Member BCCI Administration Panel

The Supreme Court appointed four administrators to run BCCI in India. The 4 member panel includes former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai, historian Ramachandra Guha, ex-woman cricket captain Diana Edulji, and MD of IDFC Bank Vikram Limaye. The panel will be headed by Vinod Rai. Vikram Limaye and BCCI Joint Secretary Amitabh […]

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Shashank Manohar Resigns As BCCI President With Eye On ICC Post

BCCI president Shashank Manohar has resigned from his post. He had taken over as the cricket body’s president after the demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya in October 2015. This was his second stint as the head of the cricketing body. He has previously served as ICC president as well. In a letter addressed to BCCI secretary […]

Sports should be free from political prejudice: BCCI secretary

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Speaking on the Himachal Government’s demand for a change in venue of the match between India and Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said sports should be free from every political prejudice. Thakur said the venues of the T20 World Cup matches were decided one year in advance, adding that there is no point of raising an objection now. He emphasised that showing the disability to organise the match between the two nations will definitely tarnish the image of India.

Would like to finish tour strongly: Virat Kohli

Sydney, Jan 22 (ANI): The Indian Cricket team is trailing behind in the five-match ODI series by 4-0, but vice-captain Virat Kohli is optimistic about the remaining matches. Addressing a press conference in Sydney on Friday, Kohli said the team has played competitive cricket so far, but has not been able to capitalise important moments. Giving credit to Australia, Kohli added that international cricket is all about capitalising key moments, which the hosts have done better. Kohli became the fastest batsman in the world to reach 7,000 ODI runs. He achieved the mark in 161 innings beating AB de Villiers’ 166 innings. When asked about this, Kohli said that he doesn’t pay attention to statistics.

IPL Spot-Fixing: Why BCCI Banned Ajit Chandila For Life, Even Though The High Court Let Him Off

Haryana off-spinner Ajit Chandila was slapped with a life ban for his involvement in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal, while Mumbai batsman Hiken Shah was handed a five-year suspension for making a corrupt approach to a fellow player as the BCCI disciplinary committee sealed their fate after a meeting in Mumbai on Monday. However, the […]

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BCCI's Clean Up Measures Not Substantive Enough: Lodha Panel

LAST MONTH, when two new IPL franchises were unveiled, BCCI president Shashank Manohar dismissed charges of any conflict of interest on the part of former India captain Sourav Ganguly. The question arose as Ganguly is an IPL governing council member and co-owner of a football team in the Indian Super League (ISL) with Sanjiv Goenka, […]

Explained: BCCI's Steps To Reform The Body

Long before boos rang at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on a muggy March evening, Narayanaswami Srinivasan had become one of the most unpopular men in world cricket. It was the World Cup final presentation ceremony. Srinivasan was persona non grata in the Indian board after the Supreme Court had barred from holding any post in […]

After Jagmohan Dalmiya’s Death, What Next For The BCCI?

EVEN as Indian cricket mourns the loss of the most dynamic administrator to have held its reins, the passing away of the ailing Jagmohan Dalmiya has left the dynamics of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in a state of ambiguity. Ideally, the solution to ‘what happens next?’ question on the vacant […]

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