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.

Aug 04, 2020 19:08
MUMBAI: There is nothing official about it. Yet! But With 46 days left for the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League, rumours were swirling through the day that title sponsor Vivo has pulled the plug on its IPL association.
Aug 03, 2020 17:08
NEW DELHI: In a move that looks meant more for public consumption rather than real conviction, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) - India’s apex trader body - has opposed the decision taken by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to retain Chinese firm Vivo as title sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Aug 03, 2020 17:08
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) invites bids for the Team Kit Sponsor and Official Merchandising Partner Rights through a tender process. For the record, US sportswear giant Nike, which has been struggling in this market and is way behind its German rivals Puma, adidas and Reebok, is the incumbent kit partner for Team India cricket. 
Jul 30, 2020 19:07
MUMBAI: It was on July 24 that ESPNcricinfo broke the news that the BCCI had homed in on September 19 to November 8 or 10 as the dates for the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League. Subsequently, IPL governing council chairman Brijesh Patel went public and on record that the cash awash league would kick off on Saturday, September 19, with the final to be played on Sunday, November 8.
Jul 27, 2020 19:07
MUMBAI: IPL Governing Council chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed Sunday that the BCCI has sent an official request to the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) to stage the Indian Premier League in the UAE. “Yes, we have sent the acceptance letter to the ECB and both the boards will be working together from now on to stage the tournament,” Patel told UAE's Khaleej Times.
Jul 27, 2020 19:07
MUMBAI: Taking the IPL to the UAE will make monitoring the event "slightly easier" as it would be restricted to just three venues, BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit head Ajit Singh believes. IPL 2020 is set to start in the UAE on September 19 and the final will be held on November 8 or November 10, with three venues - Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi hosting the 60 games over 51 days.
Jul 24, 2020 20:07
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited job applications for the post of general manager - Game Development. The selected candidate will be based out of the BCCI headquarters here.
Jul 22, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and Indian cricket board secretary Jay Shah will remain in their posts for at least another two weeks after a two-judge Bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde agreed to hear the BCCI's application, seeking modification of its constitution.   
Jul 21, 2020 19:07
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear an appeal filed by the Indian cricket board in April that seeks to junk the key operative principles of recommendations made by the Justice RM Lodha Committee for reforms in the BCCI.
Jul 20, 2020 20:07
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council Monday confirmed the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia 2020 has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The long awaited decision paves the way for the BCCI to organise the Indian Premier League during the October-November window.