Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Tag Archives: BCCI

Furore in India after Dhoni asked to remove gloves insignia

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, forcing New Delhi to weigh in after a nationalistic furore in the country. Dhoni, one of the game’s biggest stars, is an honourary lieutenant colonel in the territorial army ...

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Hardik Pandya , Rahul suspension over sexist comments lifted

MUMBAI: Indian cricket board lifted on Thursday suspensions on Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul, imposed after comments about women during a talk show saw the players ordered home from a tour of Australia. Pandya boasted on the TV celebrity show earlier this month about his success with multiple women as Rahul ...

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New sexism scandal for cricket after Indian stars’ TV misogyny

NEW DELHI: Two Indian cricketers have sparked outrage after a run of misogynist comments on prime television, prompting calls for gender sensitisation in a sport rife with sex scandal. Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul were guests on an episode of ‘Koffee with Karan’ – a popular TV chat show that ...

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PCB to pay 60pc of BCCI legal cost, orders ICC

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC), has announced that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would incur 60 percent of the costs incurred by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The decision comes after BCCI had won the legal battle against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over the ...

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Kohli engineered Anil Kumble’s exit, leaked email suggests

MUMBAI: The acrimonious exit of India’s cricket coach last year was given a fresh twist Wednesday as a leaked email suggested captain Virat Kohli had “frequently” worked behind the scenes against him. Former coach Anil Kumble quit over a rift with Kohli in June 2017, saying his relationship with the ...

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Mithali Raj opens fire over World T20 exclusion

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket heroine Mithali Raj has furiously accused cricket leaders of bias for dropping her for last Friday’s World Twenty20 semi-final, which India lost to England. Raj, the highest run scorer in the women’s international game and still India’s one-day captain, wrote a furious letter of complaint and ...

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Sreesanth’s Wife Pens Open Letter to BCCI

NEW DELHI: Banned Indian cricketer S Sreesanth narrated his spot-fixing ordeal in the popular Bigg Boss show, where he narrated how he was falsely framed for taking a bribe of Rs 10 lakh to do spot-fixing. Sreesanth broke down to tears while narrating his painful ordeal. Sreesanth along with two other ...

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BCCI stance on India-Pakistan matches is ‘hypocrisy’: Ehsan Mani

LAHORE – Ehsan Mani, the newly elected PCB chairman, has termed India’s stance on playing Pakistan “hypocrisy”. In a climate of political tension between the two countries, India have not played a bilateral match against Pakistan in any format since January 2013, but have met them 10 times since then ...

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Virat Kohli wants wives to be allowed on full overseas tours

MUMBAI: India captain Virat Kohli has apparently made a request to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to reconsider its rule on wives of the players. Kohli wants the Indian cricket board to allow wives of the players to accompany them on full overseas tours, according to ...

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ICC to announce ‘landmark’ judgment soon

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) panel hearing a dispute between the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) is likely to deliver a “landmark” judgment soon with reverberations for all intersections between sports and politics. A three-person dispute panel, set up to arbitrate the ...

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