Devendra Pandey

Articles By Devendra Pandey

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.

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.

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.

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”.

His bus conductor mother praying back home, Atharva Ankolekar steers India to U-19 Asia Cup title

Atharva Ankolekar was adjudged Man of the Match in the U-19 Asia Cup final in Colombo on Saturday after he took a five-wicket haul against Bangladesh.

Amol Muzumdar appointed South Africa batting coach for India series

Muzumdar replaces Dale Benkenstein, who stepped down after South Africa’s disappointing World Cup campaign.

Away from home, Jammu and Kashmir players find training base

The players are presently lodged in private apartments but they will soon move to a hotel. Pathan said that it was important for the players not to think too much about the situation back home.

Unable to reach players, Jammu & Kashmir cricket turns to TV ticker ads

Pathan said that once the team assembles, the JKCA will take care of their lodging and decide whether the camp and trials should be held in Jammu or in another state.

Work to stop water from flowing into Pakistan has started: Govt

Shekhawat’s remarks come more than a fortnight after the Centre moved to scrap the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories, which has prompted protests from Pakistan.

Heated debate as players & CoA meet over conflict of interest

The meeting was called by Diana Edulji and Ravi Thodge, part of the Supreme Court-appointed panel, to understand the players’ concerns.

Can’t contact players, JKCA pulls out of Vizzy Trophy

JKCA CEO SAH Bukhari confirmed this development but added that he was unaware of any letter being sent by JKCA administrator CK Prasad to the governer.

JKCA to Governor Malik: Help our players travel for Vizzy Trophy

While Kashmir remained shut for the 12th consecutive day, authorities are expecting the curbs will be lifted by the weekend — the first time since the Centre had abrogated provisions of Article 370.

COA calls for ‘conflict’ congress

Top former players, including Dravid, to discuss rules; their views to be submitted to amicus curiae.

Chandigarh officially inducted in BCCI family

Chandigarh will be added to the Plate Group in the upcoming season and cricket affairs will be run by Union Territory Cricket Association (UTCA).

Fringe benefits? Selectors want to test a few players in West Indies: Virat Kohli

West Indies isn't the strongest team going around and finished ninth in the recent World Cup, but the selection committee didn't take any chances.

CoA seeks legal view after lack of consensus over Kapil Dev’s appointment, selection of assistant coach

The naming of former players Kapil Dev and Anshuman Gaekwad to the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), formed to pick India's head coach, might get referred to legal experts.

Delhi shoe shop at the centre of inter-state ‘pay and play cricket’ racket

About 11 players from Delhi paid close to Rs 80 lakh in total to two coaches, who were instructed to deliver the bribe to the Karol Bagh shop that has business links with the Nagaland official.

New move to save a crucial run at Mumbai’s iconic Azad Maidan, minister promises toilets

From Ajit Wadekar, Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar and Sandeep Patil to Sachin Tendulkar, several generations of Mumbai cricketers have made that unspoken dash in these maidan games.

Inaugural Under-19 World Cup for girls next year?

At an ICC meeting a few months ago, the members were apprised of the idea of having a global event for girls like the one for Under-19 boys every two years.

Out of West Indies tour, Dhoni leaves future in hands of selection committee

“Retirement is purely individual. A legendary cricketer like M S Dhoni...they know when to retire... what is the future course of (action), what is the roadmap we have to take, is in the hands of selection committee,” chief selector MSK Prasad said.