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Anil Kumble New India Coach: BCCI

Bangalore fame aand former cricket captain Anil Kumble has finally been made the Indian cricket team’s head coach on a one-year tenure, ending the brouhaha over Ravi Shastri continuing longer in this stint. Anil Kumble, on whom a major road in Bangalore is named after, pipped biggies like Ravi Shastri, Australia’s Tom Moody and Stuart Law and many others. The ...

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BCCI President Dalmiya Hospitalized, Emergency Team Monitoring

BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya, who suffered chest pain on Thursday evening in Kolkata, was rushed to the BM Birla Heart Research Institute amid worries that falling health is a big concern for the cricket board. Dalmiya, 75, has been unwell and was indisposed for some time, said reports. Confirming the news sourced to hospital staff, media reports said Jagmohan Dalmiya ...

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South Africa’s Longest Tour of India: Full Fixture List

South Africa, better known as the “Proteas,” are all set to participate in the enormous 72-day long tour of India, for the first time. Having played only two-Test or three-Test series so far, this will mark only the second time that these two teams will participate in a four Test series. The first time they participated was way back in ...

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Good Bye Champions League T20, says BCCI

The Governing Council of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) on Wednesday confirmed that the tournament will be discontinued with immediate effect. Comprising representatives Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket South Africa(CSA) and Cricket Australia(CA) made the decision unanimously. The 2015 edition which was scheduled for September and October will not take place now. Just a day after ...

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Complaints Galore: BCCI asks Sunil Narine to undergo test again

The West Indies bowler Sunil Narine, who was suspended for his illegal bowling action in the World Cup series but cleared for IPL 2015, is again facing similar charges. BCCI said it received complaints again against the bowler, who is a star player of Kolkata Knight Riders. “A suspected illegal bowling action report has been filed by the match officials ...

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20 IPL matches in UAE last year grossed Rs. 250 crore: BCCI

Twenty matches of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL), played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April that year, contributed Rs.250 crore to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the gulf country, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said on Friday. The study in this regard was undertaken by audit, tax and advisory services firm ...

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Rajasthan Royals Admits Player Approached for Match Fixing

A Rajasthan Royals cricketer was approached for fixing 2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, the team management said on Friday. The Royals reaction comes in after the Indian Express reported on Friday that the Mumbai-based Royals player was approached by his Ranji Trophy teammate “with an offer of money if he followed a pre-decided pattern of play”. The player refused ...

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IPL 8 to Have 26 Women Commentators in Box First Time

The Indian Premier League into its 8th season, has brought to cricket some ground-breaking innovation making even for women fans, who have been showing equal interest in cricket. That is women commentators will join hitherto a male-only box and make it more colourful, hope the organisers. “To take the involvement of women in the IPL to a new level, the ...

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Rajeev Shukla Back at Helm as IPL Chairman, 2 Years Later

Mumbai, April 6: Congress Member of Parliament Rajeev Shukla was appointed the new chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council on Monday, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said. Shukla resigned from the post of IPL chairman in June, 2013, following a scandal over corruption and spot-fixing in the tournament. Shukla, a former senior vice-president ...

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Narine Undergoes Test again at Chennai, Returns to Kolkata, but skips KKR practice

After undergoing a repeat test for his suspect bowling action in Chennnai, Kolkata Knight Riders’ star spinner Sunil Narine arrived in the city but stayed away from the IPL team’s practice session on Friday as he was yet to get clearance. On Thursday, Narine had undergone the test at the International Cricket Council accredited centre Sri Ramachandra University for his ...

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IPL 2015: Champions KKR riding on youth, experience to defend title

By Debdoot Das  After several disastrous seasons in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) finally got into their stride in 2012 after winning the title and reclaiming it in 2014. The defending champions may not look the best side on paper but they sure carry the potential to defend and again hold aloft the coveted trophy. The ...

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Salute the Men Behind India’s World Cup Winning Streak

By Debdoot Das Move over the cricket stars, there are people who strive to make the team succeed constantly behind the doors and they never get plaudits nor brickbats. The faceless army of 15 support staff behind the Indian team work tirelessly to keep the players in fine fettle, both mentally and physically and they avoid the public glare, but take ...

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Jagmohan Dalmiya elected BCCI president, Anurag secretary

Cementing his crucial role in cricket, veteran cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya made an uncontested comeback as full-time president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at its 85th annual general meeting (AGM) in Chennai on Monday. As per BCCI rules, it was the turn of the east zone associations this year to nominate candidates for the elections. ...

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IPL 2015: Teams retain 123 players, 5 released this season

  A total of 123 cricketers including 79 Indians and 44 Overseas players were retained by the franchises for the 2015 Pepsi Indian Premier season. Five Indian cricketers have been traded during the window for player trade this year. The window for the franchises to extend the player contracts on existing terms for this year’s IPL season closed on Dec ...

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World Cup 2015: Doordarshan to telecast Indo-Pak Match Live; Star upset

Millions of cricket fans in the country may get to see India’s first World Cup match against traditional rivals Pakistan Feb 15 free of cost as the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the Delhi High Court order that barred public broadcaster Doordarshan from sharing the live feed of the cricket World Cup matches with the cable operators, provided to it by ...

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