Thursday, 18 October 2018

Tag Archives: BCCI

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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Another awesome development for women’s cricket

MUMBAI: The BCCI announced on Tuesday that a Women’s T20 challenge match will be played ahead of the first IPL qualifier at the Wankhede Stadium on 22 May.  India internationals Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the two sides which will include women stars Ellyse Perry (Australia), Suzie Bates (New Zealand) ...

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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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