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Ness Wadia


After mega media rights deal, Ness Wadia wants longer IPL of two halves

June 17, 2022 3:31 pm

Punjab Kings' owner believes BCCI should hold a longer IPL divided into two different halves.

We have done half the job at IPL auction, over to players to get us that elusive trophy: Ness Wadia

February 25, 2022 5:21 pm

To maintain some continuity, they also bought back the big-hitting Shah Rukh Khan and left-arm spinner Harpeet Brar besides getting Rishi Dhawan and Sandeep Sharma, who both played for Punjab in the past.

Time BCCI allows IPL teams to play exhibition games overseas in off season: Ness Wadia

November 23, 2021 5:36 pm

The 2023-2027 cycle could fetch as much USD 5 billion and Wadia too is confident of the IPL attracting that number.

Hosting IPL 14 in India was the right call, situation deteriorated quickly: Ness Wadia

May 04, 2021 9:36 pm

Ness Wadia welcomed the decision to suspend the league for the time being

Crowds can be avoided at least initially in IPL: Punjab Kings' Ness Wadia

March 02, 2021 2:51 pm

Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai have been shortlisted as potential venues but the BCCI is yet to take a final call on the matter. Mumbai was in the mix too but spike in COVID cases means that IPL games are unlikely to be held there.

We have charted plan under Kumble, Gayle should start from game 1 in 2021: Ness Wadia

November 19, 2020 4:02 pm

Looking back at the recently-concluded season, Wadia said the umpiring error to call a short-run when it wasn't, cost the team a play-off berth though it did not show the required consistency in the first year under captain and coach combine of Rahul and Kumble.

One positive case and IPL could be doomed: Ness Wadia calling for strict compliance with BCCI SOP

August 06, 2020 12:17 pm

Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia says the focus must be on ensuring that not a single Covid-19 case is reported during the event, which according to him, is set to be the "best ever".

IPL can't happen without foreign stars, still too early for BCCI to finalise dates: Ness Wadia

May 30, 2020 3:08 pm

"IPL is an international tournament made by Indians. It is the premier cricketing event in the world, therefore it needs an international platform and international stars," said Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia.

BCCI seeks Kings XI Punjab's clarification on Ness Wadia

May 02, 2019 9:40 am

The Indian Express had reported on Tuesday that Wadia's sentencing had prompted the Indian board to consider the cancellation of his IPL accreditation and referring the matter to its ombudsman to determine if further action was necessary.

After drug arrest in Japan, Ness Wadia faces IPL heat

May 01, 2019 11:07 am

According to the Financial Times, a brief report by a local station of Japan’s state broadcaster NHK stated that customs officers were led to Wadia by sniffer dogs and a search revealed that he had about 25 grams of “what appeared to be cannabis resin” in his pocket.


Preity Zinta records her statement, Salman Khan appears before court

June 25, 2014 10:43 am

Actress Preity Zinta visited Wankhede Stadium along with the police, while Salman Khan was spotted at the Sessions Court on Tuesday (June 24).

Preity Zinta-Ness Wadia, Aishwarya-Salman: Celeb love stories that turned sour

June 14, 2014 2:26 pm

Here's a look at some of the relationships in showbiz that have had a sour ending.