Shamik Chakrabarty


India vs England: CoA to Ravi Shastri – Batting slump ‘unacceptable’
Tue, Aug 14, 2018

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team lost the second Test at Lord’s by an innings and 159 runs to trail 2-0 in the five-match series.

Supreme Court relaxes bar on officials but BCCI faces near wipeout at the top
Fri, Aug 10, 2018

The court scrapped the one-state-one-vote policy and restored the voting power of all associations in Maharashtra and Gujarat, and government bodies Railways, Services and Universities.

Sourav Ganguly, ombudsman spar over anonymous letter
Thu, Aug 09, 2018

CAB recently revamped its selection committees, appointing Palash Nandy as the chairman of the senior selection committee, while Ghosh became the junior selection panel chief.

Questions Over BCCI secretary’s Travel Allowance/Daily Allowance: 110 days, Rs 25 Lakh
Sat, Aug 04, 2018

In the half-yearly official expense sheet and email exchanges, BCCI spent nearly Rs 1 crore on official engagements of its top three office-bearers, of which 50 per cent was spent on TA/DA allowance.

Pakistan’s ex-cricketers look forward to see Imran Khan as Prime Minister
Sat, Jul 28, 2018

From resolving Kashmir issue, revamping the health sector and providing honesty and integrity in leadership, former cricketers look forward to Imran Khan’s prime ministership.

Sourav Ganguly criticises revamped Ranji Trophy structure
Thu, Jul 26, 2018

Sourav Ganguly feels that the Ranji Trophy structure released by the BCCI for the upcoming domestic season can somewhat devalue first-class cricket.

Wriddhiman Saha to undergo surgery in UK, likely to miss Australia tour
Sun, Jul 22, 2018

Wriddhiman Saha will undergo surgery on his right shoulder in Manchester at the end of July or the 1st week of August for a posterosuperior labral tear.

India vs England: More pain as injury keeps Wriddhiman Saha out
Thu, Jul 19, 2018

A right shoulder injury has ruled Wriddhiman Saha out of the five-Test series in England, and Dinesh Karthik has been named as the first-choice keeper for the tour.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Review: France, Brazil, Belgium make up teams of tomorrow
Tue, Jul 17, 2018

At the FIFA World Cup 2018, a total of 169 goals were scored in 64 matches – an average 2.6 goals per match with one goalless draw.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Turning it in like Kieran Trippier
Sat, Jul 14, 2018

With his bending free-kicks and set-piece utility, England right back Kieran Tripper has drawn comparison with David Beckham.

FIFA World Cup 2018: In Belgium vs France, stablemates pitted against each other
Tue, Jul 10, 2018

World Cup 2018, Belgium vs France: Both teams boast of significant Premier League presence, and then in the Belgian dug-out, French icon Thierry Henry would be plotting his own country’s downfall.

Saba Karim’s trip to UK creates further BCCI, CoA differences
Mon, Jul 09, 2018

BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry has requested for some information from the CoA before giving the go-ahead for the release of Saba Karim's DA allotment for the nine-day trip.

Those making allegations on travels have prejudiced mind, says Amitabh Choudhary
Thu, Jul 05, 2018

BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary gives a lowdown on the current state of affairs in Indian cricket ahead of hearing on Lodha Committee recommendations.

CoA files ninth status report before Supreme Court
Thu, Jul 05, 2018

India left for their tour of England without a contract, the ninth status report submitted by CoA before the Supreme Court on July 2 has mentioned.

Revenue influenced Champions Trophy decision: BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary
Tue, Jul 03, 2018

BCCI would have earned Rs 77 crore in the Champions Trophy format while the World T20 format switch will earn the board Rs 231 crores, said the acting secretary.

FIFA World Cup 2018, Iran vs Portugal: Mentor Carlos Querioz plots against ex-prodigy Cristiano Ronaldo
Mon, Jun 25, 2018

A huge part of Carlos Queiroz’s strategy will revolve around successfully marking Cristiano Ronaldo, who in his current form becomes almost impossible to stop at times.

BCCI members ask board to bear Special General Meeting expenses
Mon, Jun 25, 2018

Board members who had attended the Special General Meeting (SGM) in New Delhi on June 22 have asked BCCI to bear the expenses of the meet.

Members ask BCCI to bear SGM expenses
Sun, Jun 24, 2018

The Indian cricket board members have asked the BCCI to bear the expense of the June 22 Special General Meeting (SGM) in New Delhi.

Mohun Bagan agree to push for participation in Indian Super League
Sat, Jun 23, 2018

Mohun Bagan club’s Annual General Meeting at the club tent on Saturday unanimously agreed to push for the participation in the ISL.

BCCI, Committee of Adminsitrators disagree on anti-corruption chief
Sat, Jun 23, 2018

The CoA chose to ignore the red flag raised by the BCCI SGM, saying the general body proceedings would have no bearing on the decisions taken by the Committee.