Cricket

NEW DELHI: The most powerful cricket body in the world has yet again been forced to eat humble pie after falling at the wrong end of the stick on the legal front. Needless to say, it is a seriously expensive pie. 

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly ready to cough up compensation of over Rs8 billion to IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala for terminating its contract in 2011, a massive mark-up on the Rs3 billion the team's promoters were initially willing to settle for.

Jul 15, 2020 12:07
MUMBAI: SportsAdda - an Indian sports news website that focuses on cricket, football, and kabaddi - has onboarded former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee as brand ambassador.
Jul 14, 2020 18:07
LONDON: The Professional Cricketers’ Association has announced Tony Irish has stepped down from his role as chief executive with immediate effect.
Jul 14, 2020 16:07
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has appointed Hemang Amin, chief operating officer of the Indian Premier league, as interim chief executive officer (CEO) in place of Rahul Johri, whose long pending resignation the BCCI finally accepted last week.  Johri was appointed as BCCI CEO in 2016 after the the board mandated head hunting firm Korn Ferry to help in the search for its first-ever CEO. 
Jul 13, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: Over ten years after the Board of Control for Cricket in India terminated the media rights agreement the BCCI had going with the now defunct World Sports Group (WSG) for the Indian Premier League, an arbitral tribunal has ruled in the BCCI's favour.
Jul 13, 2020 19:07
NEW DELHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Saturday confirmed India’s tour of Australia later this year, which will see the Virat Kohli-led team playing four Tests. However, Ganguly has called for a shortened quarantine period for the players.
Jul 10, 2020 21:07
MUMBAI: The BCCI has officially parted ways with its chief executive officer Rahul Johri, whose long-pending resignation was accepted on Thursday. A senior official in the know of things told PTI that they have decided to accept his resignation letter sent on December 27.
Jul 10, 2020 20:07
MUMBAI: India's leading fantasy sports platform Dream11, which is also a major sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has come under scrutiny after the BCCI’s anti-corruption unit (ACU) provided inputs to Punjab police questioning the role of the platform's sister firm FanCode, a streaming website that live broadcast the Uva T20 League shown as being held in Sri Lanka but actually played at a local club ground in Sawar
Jul 10, 2020 20:07
DUBAI: The 2020 edition of the Asia Cup stands cancelled, the Asian Cricket Council confirmed on Thursday. The ACC is looking at a window in June 2021 to host the tournament.
Jul 09, 2020 20:07
MUMBAI: "With great power there must also come great responsibility" - the Peter Parker principle, from Spider-Man. In the case of the people who presumably matter in the BCCI's power corridors however, they seem to work under an altogether different notion: "With great power there must also come great irresponsibility". 
Jul 08, 2020 20:07
MUMBAI: In a development that comes as no surprise considering the challenging market conditions in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Star India has given a pass on renewing its three-year media rights agreement with New Zealand Cricket (NZC).