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Wednesday, January 29, 2020



New selection committee to pick squad for South Africa ODIs: Sourav Ganguly

January 27, 2020 8:07 pm

The BCCI President also informed that while Madan Lal and Sulakshana Naik are the members of Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), Gautam Gambhir is being replaced as he can not hold any position being a Member of Parliament.

'There will be no change in the timing of IPL night games': Sourav Ganguly

January 27, 2020 8:10 pm

In a noble gesture, the BCCI will have an All-Stars Game between all top international players before the start of IPL for a charitable cause.

Ajit Agarkar applies for national selector's job, Venkatesh Prasad in running too

January 24, 2020 7:59 pm

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar on Friday entered the race for the national selector's job and is a frontrunner for the chairman's post.

Ex-player takes Saurashtra state unit to court for nepotism, diverting funds

January 24, 2020 8:22 am

The petitioner also claimed that elections were not held for more than 20 years and that Niranjan is “manipulating the procedure by appointing the existing governing body members by rotation.”

Laxman Sivaramakrishnan among three to apply for national selector's post

January 23, 2020 8:03 pm

The BCCI will be replacing MSK Prasad and Gagan Khoda from the current committee while Sarandeep Singh, Jatin Paranjpe, and Devang Gandhi will be continuing for one more season.

Karnataka cricket association fined for using plastic cups during India-Australia match

January 21, 2020 3:09 pm

BBMP Commissioner BH Anil Kumar told that a fine of Rs 50,000 was slapped on KSCA after an inspection at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium found that cups made of single-use plastic was used during the match.

In a first, BCCI wants national selectors to attend team meetings

January 18, 2020 11:19 pm

The Board placed it as one of the key requirements while inviting applications for the post of national selectors.

New selectors: BCCI invites applications for MSK Prasad and Gagan Khoda's replacements

January 18, 2020 7:26 pm

Along with the senior selection committee, the entire women's selection panel will be overhauled while the junior men's committee will feature two changes. The last date for submission is January 24.

Sourav Ganguly refuses to comment on MS Dhoni omission from BCCI contracts

January 18, 2020 10:29 am

While MS Dhoni has been left out for not playing any cricket for around six months, it can't be ruled out that he can still be potentially in the mix as far as the World T20 in Australia is concerned.

BCCI hands 15-year-old Shafali Verma Grade C contract, Mithali Raj demoted to B category

January 17, 2020 11:20 am

As per BCCI guidelines, Grade A cricketer will receive a payment of Rs 50 lakhs, while Grade B and Grade C will get Rs 30 and 10 lakhs each.


BCCI Annual awards: Jasprit Bumrah, Poonam Yadav receive top awards

January 13, 2020 11:03 am

Jasprit Bumrah on Sunday headlined the BCCI Annual Awards function, grabbing the prestigious Polly Umrigar award apart from annexing the Dilip Sardesai honour for his exploits in international cricket in the 2018-19 season.

Sourav Ganguly takes charge as 39th BCCI President

October 24, 2019 7:02 am

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

July 12, 2017 9:48 am

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

May 22, 2016 3:53 pm

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


Sports should be free from political prejudice: BCCI secretary

March 01, 2016 8:38 am

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

January 22, 2016 12:06 pm

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.