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  • Miffed MCA asks CoA reasons for shifting of ODI from Wankhede

    Mumbai: A miffed Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Saturday shot off a letter to the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Committee of Administrators (COA), asking them the reasons behind shifting the fourth One-Day International between India and West Indies from Wankhede Stadium to the Cricket Club of India.

  • Mumbai Cricket Association cites financial constraints, COA chief confident of solution

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is confident that the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) will host India’s fourth ODI against the West Indies on October 29 despite the roadblocks cited by the state body’s officials. The MCA officials Tuesday met a senior BCCI official to apprise him of the prevailing difficulties, including their inability to operate the MCA bank account and non-issuance of a tender notice for in-stadia

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    BCCI audio broadcast rights bagged by Sports Flashes

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced a partnership with the multi-sports application – Sports Flashes, to broadcast live audio feeds of cricket matches. Live audio feed will start with the India – West Indies series on October 4.

  • BCCI under RTI : Office-bearers want to challenge CIC verdict, COA says all for transparency

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to challenge the Central Information Commission’s (CIC) ruling that the cricket board be brought under the Right to Information (RTI) act with a top official accusing the Committee of Administrators (COA) of “wilful negligence” in dealing with the matter. The CIC verdict would  effectively mean that the BCCI become a National Sports Federation (NSF).

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    Central Information Commission brings BCCI under RTI

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is covered under the RTI Act and answerable to the people of the country under its mechanism, the Central Information Commission ruled Monday.

  • Registration of eight Puducherry players cancelled

    New Delhi : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on  Thursday came down heavily on domestic debutants Puducherry by cancelling registration of eight of their senior team players for flouting eligibility criteria.

  • BCCI hires Dubai-based law firm for ICC hearing

    New Delhi : A day before India meet Pakistan on the cricket pitch, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) geared for an off-the-field battle with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) by hiring a Dubai-based law firm and a British lawyer for next month’s ICC hearing on the compensation claim filed by the PCB.

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    Supreme Court approves BCCI draft charter; dumps ‘one state one vote’ policy

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Thursday approved Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) new draft constitution with some modifications, effectively diluting its earlier order on a tenure cap for office bearers and reinstating voting rights of four legacy cricket associations.

  • It’s time BCCI and PCB work together for resumption of bilateral cricket, says Javed Miandad 

    Karachi: Former Pakistan Test captain Javed Miandad has advised the Cricket Boards of India and Pakistan to work together for the resumption of bilateral series  between the two neighbouring countries. “It is high time the two boards got on one platform and tried to convince the governments to give clearance for resumption of bilateral cricket between India and Pakistan,” Miandad said in an interview.

  • BCCI to continue with neutral curators

    New Delhi : Encouraged by the positive feedback during the last domestic season, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will continue with neutral curators in the upcoming 2018-19 Ranji Trophy, a move that also scuttled the home state associations’ habit of preparing pitches as per their wishes.

  • Purpose of SGM is to undermine us: COA to BCCI acting secy

    New Delhi : Terming the sole purpose of Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Special General Meeting (SGM) scheduled on June 22 as a ploy to “undermine” their authority, the COA on Tuesday said that “General Body of BCCI” doesn’t have the monopoly on policy decisions as per the Supreme Court’s verdict on July 18, 2016.

  • BCCI signs agreement with UN Environment to promote ‘green’ cricket in India

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) signed an agreement to promote ‘green’ cricket in India with the United Nations (UN) Environment. Acting BCCI Secretary Amitabh Choudhary and Executive Director of UN Environment Erik Solheim signed a letter of intent at the BCCI headquarters, Cricket Centre in Mumbai ahead of the VIVO IPL 2018 final between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday.

  • Top Indians to play in 100-ball tourney?

    “Having Kohli, Dhoni, Rohit and other top Indians playing would be an immense boost for the Hundred in its inaugural year. especially when England’s Test players will not be involved”.

  • BCCI acting president CK Khanna’s wife to contest DDCA elections

    New Delhi:  Shashi Khanna, the wife of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president CK Khanna, will contest the upcoming Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) elections. Shashi,64, has filed her nomination for the post of vice-president and will contest on June 30.

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