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  • MCA to soon register its ‘new’ constitution

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) will soon be registering its ‘new’ constitution that incorporates the Lodha Committee reforms with the Charity Commissioner, a top official said Monday.

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    Bombay High Court refuses to extend term of MCA administrators

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today refused to extend the term of the committee of administrators which is overseeing the functioning of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).  The cricket body should approach the Supreme Court for all such matters, it said. In April this year, the high court had appointed former Supreme Court judge H L Gokhale and former Bombay High Court judge V M Kanade as administrators of the cricket body.

  • Samant is new Mumbai coach

    Mumbai : Former Mumbai stumper Vinayak Samant has been appointed as the new coach of the Mumbai Ranji team for the upcoming season. The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) also appointed Wilkin Mota as the coach of its under-19 team.

  • MCA coach selection process gets delayed

    Mumbai : After failing to reach a decision on appointment of Ranji team’s coach during its meeting held here on Wednesday, the Cricket Improvement Committee of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) will meet again on Thursday.

  • Powar, Samant in running for Mumbai Ranji coach job

    Mumbai : Former off-spinner Ramesh Powar, stumper Vinayak Samant and pacer Pradeep Sundaram are front-runners as the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) will hold interviews to select the new coach for its Ranji team.

  • More time given to apply for post of Mumbai coaches

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Friday extended till July 9 the deadline for making application for the positions of the coaches of Mumbai Ranji and Under-19 teams. The decision was taken after its re-jigged Cricket Improvement Committee (CIC) met here.

  • Ratnakar Shetty seeks to know about progress on Mumbai Cricket Association draft constitution

    Mumbai: Veteran cricket administrator Ratnakar Shetty has written to the Committee of Administrators (CoA) of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), seeking to know the progress on the draft constitution. In an email to the CoA, Shetty, who has held various positions in the MCA and also in the BCCI, wrote, “Just wanted to know if there is any progress on the draft Constitution of the MCA following the informal meeting of the members.”

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    IPL 2018: Does MCA need special water supply for IPL, asks Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) to clarify its stand as to if it proposes to request for more water for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The HC has also sought a similar clarification from the BMC.

  • Judge who kicked IPL out of Maharashtra to be one of the administrators of MCA

    Mumbai: The judge who kicked IPL out of Maharashtra has been named one of the ‘administrators’ of MCA – the Mumbai Cricket Association. The BCCI and the MCA had been mulling over five names for the post and finally shortlisted Justice (retired) Vidyasagar Kanade and Justice Hemant Gokhale.

  • Payyade CC advance into semi-finals

    Mumbai : Payyade Cricket Club scored a comfortable 29-run victory against Sunrise Cricket Club in a quarter-final match of the 69th Nawab Salar Jung Invitation T20 Cricket Tournament, which is being organised by the Islam Gymkhana under the auspices of the Mumbai Cricket Association, at the Islam Gymkhana ground on Sunday.

  • Bombay HC sends notice to MCA

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on a writ petition seeking that its managing committee be dissolved for non-implementation of the recommendations made by Justice R M Lodha Committee.

  • Bombay High Court notice to MCA on plea seeking dissolution of its committee

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today issued a notice to the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on a writ petition seeking that its managing committee be dissolved for non-implementation of the recommendations made by Justice R M Lodha Committee. A bench of Justices Shantanu Kemkar and M S Karnik directed the MCA to file its reply within two weeks.

  • Australia Women eye second win

    Mumbai : After thrashing India A by 321 runs in their first ODI practise game, the Australia women’s team will be eyeing their second win today when the two sides clash here in the last practise game.

  • MCA owes Mumbai Police Rs 13.42 crore, dues pending since past 62 months

    Mumbai: Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has not cleared a fees of Rs. 13.42 crores to the Mumbai Police for providing security and bandobast in the last 17 matches, an RTI query has revealed. RTI Activist Anil Galgali had sought information from the Mumbai Police about details of security provided during matches to MCA and its charges from last 10 years.

  • Sachin is T20 League’s brand ambassador 

    Mumbai : Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has been made the brand ambassador of the upcoming T20 Mumbai League and he feels the league will provide a fine platform for the talented cricketers of the megapolis.