Sunday, 25 February 2018

Tag Archives: BCCI

Supreme Court issues notice to BCCI over Sreesanth’s life ban

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India sought a response from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on controversial cricketer S Sreesanth’s plea challenging a Kerala High Court verdict restoring the life ban imposed on him by the apex cricket body in the wake of the 2013 IPL ...

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India’s Yusuf Pathan suspended for failed dope test

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NEW DELHI: BCCI suspended former international all-rounder Yusuf Pathan for five months for taking a banned stimulant. The ban on the 35-year-old, who last represented India in 2012, was backdated so that it ends on January 14. The Board of Control for Cricket in India said the explosive batsman was ...

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Ravindra Jadeja down with ‘viral illness’

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CAPE TOWN: India left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja could be a doubtful starter for the first Test against South Africa, which begins Friday in Cape Town. Jadeja has been suffering from ‘viral illness’ for the last two days, according to a BCCI release. He will be taken to hospital for treatment, ...

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No more Pakistan-India matches in ICC’s new Future Tour Programme

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DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has proposed Future Tour Programme (FTP) in which Pakistan team is schedule to play only 38 bilateral ODIs and 28 Tests in four-year cycle from 2019 to 2023. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is waiting for a decision on its dispute claim against India before ...

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PCB files notice of dispute against BCCI, demands $70 million

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DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Baord’s (PCB) efforts to either play against India, or at least be compensated for series that have been cancelled has reached a potentially decisive phase after the board officially sent a notice of dispute to the International Cricket Council (ICC). In short, that triggers the start ...

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BCCI’s anti-corruption unit denies Sreesanth’s discrimination claims

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NEW DELHI: Indian cricket board’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit has rejected S Sreesanth’s allegations that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has separate rules for him and he is being singled out in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case. “I don’t think there is any discrimination. ...

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Indian curator caught pitch-fixing in sting operation

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PUNE: The curator at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Ground in Pune has been caught ‘allowing people to tamper with the pitch’ in a sting operation carried out by a team of Indian journalists ahead of the second ODI between India and New Zealand. India Today reporters disguised as ‘bookies’ ...

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Ravi Shastri earns more salary than Kohli

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NEW DELHI: Team India head coach Ravi Shastri is the world’s highest-earning cricket coach in the world. According to a report by Cricinfo, Shastri’ draws a salary of 1.17 million dollars per year from the BCCI which is even more than skipper Virat Kohli. But most importantly it does not ...

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BCCI slammed over Kumble birthday post

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NEW DELHI – India’s powerful cricket board hastily deleted a birthday message for record Test wicket-taker Anil Kumble Tuesday after irate fans took offence at the spinning great being described simply as a “former bowler”. The row follows Kumble’s acrimonious departure as national coach in June, when he quit saying ...

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PCB set to demand USD 70 million compensation from BCCI

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DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board, following its consultation process, will ask the Board of Control for Cricket in India to pay USD 70 million for failing to play two ‘home bilateral series. The Pakistan board is expected to file its claims to the ICC’s dispute resolution committee in a few ...

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