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.

Mar 19, 2021 18:03
MUMBAI: After delivering the highest opening day reach since 2019, the recently concluded India-England Test series witnessed the highest Test match viewership in the last five years, registering a staggering viewership of 1.3million* average minute audience (AMA). The Test series also recorded a cumulative reach of 103 million viewers.
Mar 19, 2021 17:03
MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council has provided assurances over the concerns raised by the Pakistan Cricket Board about the participation of its team and presence of Pakistani fans at the Twenty20 World Cup that India is scheduled to host in October, PCB chairman Ehsan Mani has confirmed.   Mani made the disclosure in an interview to Pakistan's Jang newspaper on Wednesday (March 17). 
Mar 19, 2021 16:03
LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ehsan Mani has ruled out any possibility of the Asia Cup being staged this year in June as originally scheduled. The PCB chief further confirmed that Sri Lanka would host the continental event in 2022.
Mar 19, 2021 13:03
NEW DELHI: JSW-GMR co-owned IPL franchise Delhi Capitals Friday revealed the season’s official playing jersey in a unique ceremony in the presence of fans.  The franchise handpicked some of its top fans and invited them over for a surprise to the Delhi Capitals office. These fans were the first ones to see the new jersey, even before the players. 
Mar 18, 2021 19:03
MUMBAI: The BCCI is reportedly looking to invite international teams for two short T20I tours before the World T20 that India is scheduled to host in October. Reason: so that the Virat Kohli-led side 'remains in touch with the format'. The BCCI is in touch with its counterparts in South Africa and New Zealand to figure out the modalities, The Times of India reports. 
Mar 18, 2021 18:03
NEW DELHI: Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Capitals has signed on Horizm, the award-winning providers of digital inventory management, to boost their digital media returns.
Mar 18, 2021 17:03
BENGALURU: In its biggest-ever marketing push, PhonePe on Thursday said that it has taken up six different sponsorships for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021. 
Mar 17, 2021 19:03
SYDNEY: Global gender equality initiative, FairBreak Global, has announced the dates for an Invitational Women’s Cricket T20 tournament to be staged in Hong Kong in 2022 from May 1-15.  The tournament will be run in conjunction with Cricket Hong Kong, the governing body for cricket in Hong Kong.
Mar 17, 2021 18:03
MUMBAI: NeoGrowth Credit Pvt. Ltd., an SME lending player, Wednesday announced that the company has signed up Ajinkya Rahane, vice-captain of the Indian cricket Test team, as its brand ambassador.
Mar 17, 2021 18:03
MUMBAI: Myprotein, which lays claim to being Europe's No.1 sports nutrition brand, has announced the signing of cricketer Shreyas Iyer as brand ambassador, ahead of the 14th season of the Indian Premiere League.