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New plans for planned city

Chandigarh, hometown of Kapil Dev and Yuvraj Singh, may soon become a voting BCCI member; Ranji debut on cards as well.

BCCI approves players' association

The ICA is not affiliated to Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) and is only open to former men and women cricketers, unlike the players' associations in most countries.

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Nobody can be member of two state associations, rules CoA

In a directive issued on Friday, the Supreme Court-appointed panel said this has been done in accordance with the Lodha Committee recommendations.

BCCI to use 'limited DRS' in Ranji Trophy knockouts

The BCCI has decided to use "limited DRS" during the Ranji Trophy knockout matches from this season in a bid to cut down on umpiring howlers that grabbed headlines during previous seasons.

CoA rejects request for Afghanistan players in Indian domestic cricket

BCCI, however, agreed to look into Afghanistan's request for an alternate venue for their international matches.

CoA bars secy Amitabh Choudhary, selection meeting postponed

The BCCI communication, however, didn’t mention the reason for the postponement. It said: “There is no selection meeting in Mumbai on Friday. We will update you with details of the meeting once it is finalised.”

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India team selection meeting for WI tour postponed, focus remains on MS Dhoni's future

The national selection panel's meeting to pick squads for the West Indies tour has been pushed to Sunday amid intense focus on skipper Virat Kohli's availability and veteran Mahendra Singh Dhoni's future.

CoA seeks Supreme Court clarification on ex-players-turned-commentators

It is learnt that the Supreme Court-appointed Committee has decided to place the matter before the court to seek certain clarifications.

Coach won’t pick his support staff

Cricket advisory committee will appoint head coach of Team India post Caribbean tour, while the selectors will decide thesupport staff.

BCCI to invite fresh applications for support staff, Ravi Shastri will have to re-apply

The support staff comprising Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun, batting coach Sanjay Bangar and fielding coach R Sridhar were given a 45-day extension following the World Cup, covering the West Indies tour from August 3 to September 3.

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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).

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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