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Thursday, May 19, 2022



On BCCI's invite, national football captain Sunil Chhetri interacts with North East cricketers

May 09, 2022 5:45 pm

Chhetri, one of the top scorers among active players in international football alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, did have his share of fun, taking part in fielding drills.

‘Intimidating’ Wriddhiman Saha: BCCI slaps 2-year ban on Boria Majumdar

May 05, 2022 1:48 pm

Boria Majumdar was found guilty of bullying, threatening and intimidating wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha after the latter was dropped from the Test squad.

BCCI announces schedule & venues for IPL 2022 final, playoffs

May 03, 2022 7:01 pm

The apex body also stated that the Women’s T20 Challenge will be played from May 23 to May 28 in Pune.

BCCI reschedules Ranji Trophy knockouts, all matches delayed by two days

April 30, 2022 12:07 pm

Bengal, Jharkhand, Mumbai, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Madhya Pradesh have qualified for the knockout stage of the first-class competition.

Boria Majumdar likely to get two-year ban in Wriddhiman Saha case

April 25, 2022 4:47 pm

Following his revelation, Saha received widespread support from the cricketing fraternity. Former India coach Ravi Shastri urged BCCI president Sourav Ganguly “to dive in”.

BCCI family photo isn't flattering. It gives world cricket's most powerful board the appearance of a fiefdom

April 20, 2022 8:51 am

At a time when, by all accounts, more and more people in the country disdain nepotism and when promises of equal opportunity are emphatically made by popular leaders to audiences filled with fresh and young faces, it appears that the BCCI continues to live in a bubble.

Daily Briefing: Missing case in Khargone communal clash becomes the first casualty, Jaffna's fishermen issue aggravates following New Delhi-Beijing renewable energy project

April 19, 2022 8:58 am

A week after communal clashes broke out in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone during a Ram Navami procession, a 28-year-old man who went missing soon after became the first casualty of the clashes.

Gujarat to Bengal to Delhi: Who runs cricket in India? In many cases, depends on who your father is

April 19, 2022 5:59 pm

Over a third of the 38 full members of the BCCI today include, at the top, sons or relatives of former officials and of powerful politicians — the highest-ever in the board’s history.

Gary Kirsten: 'The most successful franchises in IPL history have had the least amount of player churn'

April 18, 2022 6:19 pm

With barely any previous coaching experience, Gary Kirsten guided India to the 2011 World Cup title. He moved on to coach his country South Africa and a few T20 franchises, including Royal Challengers Bangalore. One of cricket’s most astute brains is back at the Indian Premier League to tackle a different challenge as mentor and batting coach of new franchise Gujarat Titans.

‘Flags can be weapon of violence, no flags please’-Mumbai police, BCCI prevent fans from carrying flags attached to sticks in IPL stadiums

April 08, 2022 10:39 pm

In pre-pandemic days franchises used to keep flags with plastic sticks in seats, but in this IPL, with BCCI handling the games, flags have been disallowed as police and board fear they might be used to cause violence.


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.