Monday, 20 January 2020

Tag Archives: BCCI

Injured Shikhar Dhawan to miss West Indies ODIs

MUMBAI: India’s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan needs more time to recover from a knee injury and will miss the three-match one-day international series against West Indies, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said. The left-hander suffered a deep cut on his left knee during a domestic game and had already been ...

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Ganguly wants India to play pink-ball Tests in every series

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly believes pink-ball Tests are here to stay and wants the team under Virat Kohli to play at least one such match in every series. India became the last major cricket nation to embrace day-night Tests when they hosted neighbours Bangladesh in front ...

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Ex-captain Sourav Ganguly appointed BCCI president

MUMBAI: Former captain Sourav Ganguly was unanimously elected on Wednesday as president of India’s troubled cricket board, the sport’s most powerful body. Cricket’s massive popularity in India has helped the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) become by far the wealthiest of all of the sport’s national boards, ...

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Ganguly poised to become cricket board chief

MUMBAI: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is poised to take over as the president of the country s cricket board as nominations closed Monday for elections to the sport s wealthiest and most powerful body. Ganguly, 47, was the only candidate to file his nomination for the top post after ...

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BCCI deny providing No Objection Certificate to Harbhajan Singh

MUMBAI: Reports have emerged that former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh had been named in the player draft for the inaugural The Hundred tournament, but the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has denied providing the No Objection Certificate. According to ESPNCricinfo, the 39-year-old was the lone Indian in ...

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Asia Cup: PCB sets deadline for India to confirm participation

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wasim Khan has said that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has until June, 2020 to confirm participation in the Pakistan-hosted Asia Cup. The tournament is scheduled to take place in September next year. According to details, ...

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Razzaq openly admitted that he had five to six affairs

Former Pakistan cricketer Abdul Razzaq left fans taken aback after he revealed that he has had numerous extramarital affairs. Speaking at a television program, the 39-year-old former all-rounder confessed to having had relationships with multiple women despite being married. Razzaq openly admitted  that he had “five to six extramarital affairs.” ...

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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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