After Hyderabad, another snub for CoA advisory

This comes on the heels of the Hyderabad Cricket Association’s (HCA) electoral officer VS Sampath’s decision to ignore the new CoA advisory.

Hyderabad electoral officer defies CoA advisory

The Hyderabad Cricket Association election is scheduled to be held on September 27 with former India captain Mohd Azharuddin fighting for the top post.


BCCI probes links between players, bookie in Tamil Nadu Premier League

Sources said that this “serious development” has the potential to compromise virtually the entire TN Twenty20 league, since “important persons in touch with bookies are spreading in different teams”.

Corruption in TNPL: Inquiry to be completed within a week

A TNCA press release on Monday confirmed the internal inquiry but refused to give details “on the specifics” - teams, players or officials - till the process is over.

'Maalis' have become curators now and that is system's biggest achievement: BCCI curator Daljit Singh

Curator Daljit Singh has retired a happy man after 22 years of service to Indian cricket who received flak on multiple occasions. More recently, in 2017, for preparing a rank turner for the India-Australia Test series opener in Pune where the hosts suffered a massive 333-run defeat with the match getting over well inside three days.

CoA to UPCA: Why AGM finished in 13 minutes?

With the BCCI election set for October 22, all the member units have to conduct their own polls in accordance with the revised constitution.


Just not cricket

BCCI should crack down on corruption at all levels urgently lest the game loses its credibility in the eyes of fans

COA’s guidelines on cooling off period, eligibility leaves units in a tizzy

The CoA’s ‘9+9 advisory’ issued after the announcement of the elections, has created confusion among the BCCI members.

BCCI ACU chief calls for match-fixing law, legalised betting to contain corruption

This was after 12 cricketers, including national and international, reported corrupt approaches in the last one year, the Tamil Nadu Premier League came under scanner for suspect activity and a woman cricketer reported an approach from a bookie.

Rot runs deep: BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit's busiest year ever

Among those contacted by potential match-fixers include a present India woman cricketer, eight players from TNPL, two from the Karnataka Premier League and one from the Mumbai T20 League, making this the busiest year ever for ACU officials.

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]