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Bihar Cricket Association conducts auction for unsanctioned T20 league before getting BCCI approval

February 28, 2021 9:27 pm

BCA has again found itself in muddy waters after organising an auction for an "unsanctioned" Bihar Cricket League before getting green light from the BCCI.

BCCI's power centre has moved from Mumbai to Motera. Its new patrons call all the shots

February 24, 2021 8:58 am

The allegations of the game's greatest icons being co-opted and an institution surrendering autonomy that it so fiercely fights for in courts are flying thick and fast.

Team India supporters wait for 'exciting game' with pink ball at Motera Stadium

February 15, 2021 6:26 pm

The Sardar Patel Stadium at Motera, which hosts over 1.1 lakh spectators, will host the pink ball Test match between England and India from February 24 to 28.

TNCA releases T Natarajan from Vijay Hazare Trophy squad following BCCI request

February 11, 2021 11:59 am

T Natarajan was earlier included in a 20-man Tamil Nadu squad for the tournament beginning February 20. Tamil Nadu had recently won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in Ahmedabad.

BCCI anti-graft unit wants crackdown on mini-IPLs

February 05, 2021 3:01 pm

The Indian Express has learnt that ACU chief Ajit Singh has spoken to BCCI officials to find a solution to curb corruption in these leagues.

BCCI will let fans back in stadium for Motera Test on Feb 24

February 01, 2021 11:43 am

This could possibly be the first time that the cricket board is opening the doors of a stadium for the public in an international game after the Covid outbreak early last year.

Sourav Ganguly taken to hospital following chest pain

January 28, 2021 7:35 am

Sourav Ganguly had suffered a mild heart attack and undergone a quick primary angioplasty on January 3 to clear a blocked coronary artery.

For cricket stars, new test: 2 km in 8.30 minutes

January 23, 2021 9:30 am

According to the new norm, the benchmark for fast bowlers is 8 minutes and 15 seconds. For batsmen, wicket-keepers and spinners, the standard will be 8 minutes and 30 seconds. The minimum yo-yo level for all remains at 17.1.

With eye on domestic players’ livelihood, BCCI plans Ranji Trophy before IPL

January 19, 2021 5:42 am

The board has only a two-month window to host its four-day competition as it wants to start the IPL in April. With more than two lakh Covid-19 cases still active in the country, the BCCI will have to chalk out plans to stage the tournament safely.

BCA to write to BCCI about Hooda's 'misconduct'

January 11, 2021 7:05 am

A day earlier, Hooda had written to the Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) to inform them about his unavailability because captain Krunal Pandya had repeatedly abused him in front of other players and stopped him from training.


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.