Devendra Pandey


The continued rise of IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla’s aide Akram Saifi — and Saharanpur
Sat, Nov 17, 2018

In Saharanpur, the buzz in cricketing circles is all about Akram Saifi’s lifestyle and selfies with the who’s who of Indian cricket, entertainment and politics.

Armaan Jaffer returns from injury with 300, with a little help from Virender Sehwag
Sat, Nov 17, 2018

Armaan, nephew of Wasim Jaffer, has been a prolific scorer in age-group cricket and has been part of a Mumbai trifecta tipped for big things in Indian cricket.

#metoo on BCCI CEO Rahul Johri: Board divided, suspense over decision continues
Sat, Nov 17, 2018

BCCI awaits CEO Rahul Johri’s fate, summary of probe report likely to be put on the board’s website

Caught in sting seeking sexual favours, IPL chief Rajeev Shukla’s aide Akram Saifi back
Fri, Nov 16, 2018

An investigation has found that the clean chit to Akram Saifi ignored BCCI’s own anti-corruption guidelines and several red flags by cricketers and former associates.

Munaf Patel, World Cup winner who once earned Rs 35 a day at tile factory, retires a happy man
Sat, Nov 10, 2018

Munaf Patel says he discussed the decision with his close friend before he took the call.

Virat Kohli wants India’s pacers to skip IPL, rest for World Cup
Thu, Nov 08, 2018

The World Cup will be held in England from May 30 to July 14, while the IPL is likely to begin in the first week of April and run till the third week of May.

U-23 CK Nayudu Trophy: After action correction, Sidak Singh takes perfect ten
Sun, Nov 04, 2018

Sidak Singh took all 10 wickets in an innings in Under-23 CK Nayudu Trophy for Puducherry against Manipur.

Ranji Trophy: Jaydev Unadkat acts on sister Dheera’s advice, overcomes IPL blues
Sun, Nov 04, 2018

After being sold for 11.5 crores to Rajasthan Royals to become the most expensive player in the last IPL season, Jaydev Unadkat kept saying that he took too much pressure on himself.

CoA to Supreme Court: Allow probe of nine players mentioned in sealed envelop
Fri, Nov 02, 2018

The Committee of Administrators, comprising Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji, have requested the apex court to hand the list to its anti-corruption unit to conduct a proper investigation.

Selectors asks Ranji Trophy teams to rest India ‘A’ bowlers
Thu, Nov 01, 2018

MSK Prasad has asked for pacers Mohammad Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Rajneesh Gurbani and Deepak Chahar to not be included in the playing XI's for the respective team's opening Ranji Trophy matches.

Team India’s wishlist for ICC World Cup 2019: Wives on tour, rail coach in UK and some bananas
Tue, Oct 30, 2018

Indian team, led by Virat Kohli, put forward these demands in their review meeting with the Committee of Administrators (CoA) in Hyderabad.

India vs West Indies: Big-ticket cricket returns to CCI, but sees few spectators
Tue, Oct 30, 2018

International cricket returned to the Cricket Club of India (CCI) after a nine-year gap in front of empty stands on Monday.

Dropped not rested: Selectors tell MS Dhoni his T20I career is over
Sun, Oct 28, 2018

According to sources, selectors conveyed the decision to MS Dhoni through the team management that time has come to look beyond him in T20 Internationals.

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri makes women uncomfortable, must go: Diana Edulji
Sat, Oct 27, 2018

Diana Edulji said that the allegations against Rahul Johri have not just tarnished Indian cricket’s reputation but his presence in the BCCI will make all women uncomfortable. 

Another sexual harassment allegation against BCCI CEO Rahul Johri
Sat, Oct 27, 2018

The head of the Indian cricket board’s Internal Complaints Committee responsible to resolve cases of alleged harassment against women at the workplace, has resigned from her position.

CoA gives Sikkim Cricket Association permission to sign three professionals
Thu, Oct 25, 2018

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has made a special case for Sikkim, who had chosen not to opt for guest players in the past to avoid preying player-agents who were willing to bribe them.

UPCA probe clears Rajiv Shukla’s aide who sought favours for selection
Wed, Oct 24, 2018

On July 18 a sting operation carried by local news channel ran a story where Rahul Sharma alleged that he was asked by Akram Saifi to arrange prostitutes in return for team selection.

India vs West Indies: Injured Shardul Thakur out for seven weeks
Tue, Oct 23, 2018

Shradul Thakur had suffered a right adductor tendon injury while into only his second over in Test cricket at Hyderabad earlier this month.

Praveen Kumar, the original magician from Meerut, bids goodbye to cricket
Sat, Oct 20, 2018

Quick to hurt, quick to forgive, and a homegrown philosophy developed in life in Meerut saw Praveen Kumar emerge as one of colourful cricketers of his time.

Wives on tours: CoA ‘cautious’, wants to hear more opinions
Thu, Oct 18, 2018

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) will be taking the views of all the players before taking a final call whether to allow their wives for the entirety of a foreign tour.