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Saturday, March 28, 2020



BCCI contributes 51 crores to PM Cares fund in fight against coronavirus

March 28, 2020 10:36 pm

The BCCI along with the affiliated state associations on Saturday announced to donate Rs 51 crores to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund

As India battles coronavirus in lockdown mode, BCCI offers 'friendly' guide

March 26, 2020 12:12 pm

From maintaining distance when being outdoors to ensuring one always has a clean and safe pair of hands, BCCI advised one and all on on precautions to take during the pandemic.

WATCH: Shreyas Iyer delves into the art of magic during COVID-19 outbreak

March 21, 2020 3:04 pm

During the coronavirus-induced sporting break, Shreyas Iyer kept himself entertained in social-isolation by performing a card magic trick with his sister.

Cricket boards brace for losses in the time of coronavirus

March 20, 2020 1:22 pm

A curtailed or cancelled tournament would mean significant losses for the BCCI, which gets around 400 million rupees annually from broadcaster STAR India and its central pool of sponsors.

BCCI now allows only chief selectors to fly business class

March 18, 2020 12:24 am

Sunil Joshi, the chief selector, will get this facility while his colleagues will fly economy class. However, the restriction is lifted for any overseas travel in flights that takes more than seven hours.

Arun Lal, Karsan Ghavri prove experience invaluable in reply to BCCI

March 17, 2020 8:46 am

The three-point eligibility criteria of BCCI’s advertisement for coaching staff last year had mentioned that any applicant must be below 60 years of age.

BCCI to shut down office, employees told to work from home during COVID-19 outbreak

March 16, 2020 8:26 pm

The BCCI has already postponed the IPL-13 till April 15 along with all other domestic tournaments, including the Irani Cup and women's Challenger Trophy.

BCCI puts all domestic games including Irani Cup on hold

March 14, 2020 5:14 pm

In a statement signed by BCCI secretary Jay Shah, the Board said tournaments that stand postponed are the Irani Cup, Vizzy Trophy, and the Senior Women's One-Day Challenger, among others.

Curtailed IPL is an option but no one knows when it will start, feel owners

March 14, 2020 3:54 pm

The BCCI on Friday suspended the IPL from March 29 to April 15 due to government-imposed travel restrictions and refusal of three states to host any matches.

Why BCCI postponed IPL? Calling off the league would have cost Rs 3000cr

March 14, 2020 8:39 am

An official of a team that competed in the playoff last season said the decision to call off the IPL will 'cause a bloodbath.' "A cancellation would cost all the stakeholders around Rs 3,000-to-Rs 3,500 crore," the official said.


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.