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.

Apr 20, 2021 18:04
BENGALURU: Global sports brand PUMA has signed a long-term partnership deal with two up and coming players, Washington Sundar and Devdutt Padikkal.  The duo joins PUMA’s roster of cricketers that include Indian captain Virat Kohli; wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul; women’s national cricketer, Sushma Verma and legends like Yuvraj Singh. 
Apr 20, 2021 14:04
DUBAI: The importance of India to any major event in world cricket cannot be overemphasised. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday declared confidence that the World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand will go ahead as planned in Southampton in June. 
Apr 20, 2021 12:04
MUMBAI: TAM Sports has released the TAM AdEx Sports - IPL 14 Advertising Report, which has analysed data from the first five games of this year's 14th edition of the Indian Premier League, and how it compares with IPL 13.    As per the report, a total of 84 brands advertised on both Regional and Hindi+English sports channels during first 5 matches of IPL 14. "Dream11.com" was on top among the common brands.
Apr 19, 2021 19:04
NEW DELHI: Casio’s iconic G-Shock range of watches known for their legendary toughness, trailblazing designs and innovative technology has tied up with Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2021 to become the franchise's "official toughness partner".
Apr 16, 2021 17:04
MUMBAI: Building on the unprecedented success of the Indian Premier League last year, the Star India network has clocked 323 million* total impressions for the opening match of VIVO IPL 2021. 
Apr 16, 2021 16:04
BENGALURU: As the Indian Premier League gets into full swing, ‘screen zero’ content delivery platform Glance has partnered with spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin to livestream special shows and original video content, throughout the tournament. 
Apr 16, 2021 16:04
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Thursday announced the Annual Player Contracts for Team India (Senior Men) for the period from October 2020 to September 2021.  The payment structures are as under:   Grade A+ (Rs 70m)  Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah
Apr 16, 2021 14:04
BENGALURU: In the spirit of producing world-class wristwatches that tell stories from India, Bangalore Watch Company announces the launch of two new watches in its Cover Drive sports watch collection that "celebrates the undying spirit of Indian cricket". The first of the two watches are named 'The Yellow Jersey' with a mustard yellow dial, and another named 'Men in Blue' with a pastel blue dial colour.
Apr 15, 2021 17:04
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has further extended the already long rope given to BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and board secretary Jay Shah, both of whose tenures have long ended as per the apex court's own judgments, for a further two weeks. In its latest sitting on Thursday, the Supreme Court Bench of Justice L Narasimha Rao and Justice Vineet Saran decided to hear the BCCI matter "after two weeks".
Apr 15, 2021 17:04
MUMBAI: In an effort to amplify reach, Indian Premier League host broadcaster Star India will be airing the 7.00 pm matches every Sunday at the ongoing VIVO IPL 2021 on the network's flagship Hindi general entertainment channel Star Plus.   The initiative will be activated from Sunday, April 18th, and will run till the conclusion of the IPL.