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ONGC tells Virat Kohli, others to push brand
Sun, Sep 23, 2018

Kohli is among the 179 ONGC elite sportspersons who have been asked to prominently display the ONGC logo — an important clause of the sports policy — on their clothing and talk about the oil PSU during their public appearances, whenever it is permissible.

Different match, different Puducherry team after BCCI volte-face
Fri, Sep 21, 2018

An official with the Cricket Association of Puducherry (CAP) confirmed that the new players would be arriving before the match, which will be played in Anand.

Fears of corruption as Puducherry cricket team fields an ‘all guest’ team
Thu, Sep 20, 2018

According to the complaints, Puducherry have more than the eligible number of outstation players in their squad.

Anti-corruption unit to probe role of alleged corrupter in Meghalaya T20 League
Wed, Sep 19, 2018

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) has directed the BCCI’s Anti Corruption Unit (ACU) to probe if Aushim Khetarpal is associated with the Meghalaya Premier T20 League.

New teams, new opportunities this domestic cricket season
Tue, Sep 18, 2018

With nine new teams in domestic cricket, several experienced players are accepting new challenges.

With selection committee declared illegal, Hyderabad left in a lurch
Tue, Sep 18, 2018

With only two days left before BCCI's domestic calendar kicks off with the Vijay Hazare Trophy, uncertainty of participation looms over the Hyderabad team.

Asia Cup 2018: India rope in Nuwan Seneviratne as left-arm throwdown coach
Thu, Sep 13, 2018

Sri Lankan Nuwan Seneviratne, The Indian Express has learnt, has been roped in at the request of the team management, among other things, to help the Indian batsmen combat the array of left-arm pacers in the Pakistan line-up.

Ranji Trophy 2018: North Eastern teams up against brokers for lucrative selection
Tue, Sep 11, 2018

New North Eastern teams face corruption in selection, but board says helpless. Anti-corruption chief Ajit Singh Shekhawat put the onus on the state associations themselves to deal with the issue.

Judges receive ‘hate mails’, want to quit as MCA administrators
Thu, Aug 30, 2018

Retired judges Hemant Gokhale and VM Kanade have informed the Bombay High Court that they can no longer continue as administrators for the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) owing to a number of abusive emails they’ve been receiving.

BCCI extends guest player provision to junior cricket
Tue, Aug 28, 2018

Indian cricket is bracing up for its most populated domestic calendar yet, with 9 new teams joining the original 27 this year across all age-group levels.

India vs England 2018: Prithvi Shaw for Murali Vijay, Hanuma Vihari is Virat Kohli’s cover
Thu, Aug 23, 2018

Prithvi Shaw and Hanuma received a maiden call-up to the Indian squad for the final two Tests against England.

When Ajit Wadekar spoke, everybody listened, recalls Vinod Kambli
Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Vinod Kambli and Sachin Tendulkar recall the time when Ajit Wadekar was India coach and played indulgent mentor-cum-father figure to both.

Honorary no longer, CAC will be paid to do a job
Tue, Aug 14, 2018

The CAC’s role will still be recommending names for the various selection panels along with coaches for the men’s and women’s teams.

MCA writes to BCCI asking for Under-16 calendar reschedule
Wed, Jul 25, 2018

The Vijay Merchant Trophy has historically been held in the last week of November. But BCCI's new calendar has advanced the tournament between October 3 and December 14.

Duleep Trophy 2018: Selectors avoid gaffe by unpicking dope-tainted Abhishek Gupta
Tue, Jul 24, 2018

National selection committee avoided a major gaffe by replacing Abhishek Gupta, who they'd initially picked despite him serving a dope-related ban, with Akshay Wadkar for Duleep Trophy

Ranji Trophy 2018: No money, no time for new North East teams
Sat, Jul 21, 2018

With hardly any time left, the newly drafted associations sent an SoS, prompting the board to form a task force to oversee the game's development in the northeast. The challenges are myriad.

Mohammad Akram Saifi resigns as Rajeev Shukla’s executive assistant, but claims innocence
Fri, Jul 20, 2018

IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla’s executive assistant Mohammad Akram Saifi has resigned a day after an alleged conversation was released.

Ramesh Powar appointed interim coach of India women’s cricket team
Mon, Jul 16, 2018

BCCI have asked former India off-spinner Ramesh Powar to look after the Indian women’s team till they find a replacement for coach Tushar Arothe.

Unsung hero, Mohammad Kaif never got his due on domestic circuit
Sun, Jul 15, 2018

Under his captaincy, Uttar Pradesh bagged the Ranji Trophy for the first time in 2005-06 season. Ironically, that would be the same year that Kaif would lose his place from the Indian side.

Vinayak Samant pips Ramesh Powar for Mumbai Ranji Trophy coach job
Fri, Jul 13, 2018

Vinayak Samant will take over as the new coach of the Mumbai Ranji team after he pipped Ramesh Powar for the post.

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