Board of Control For Cricket in India

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 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 28, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has reportedly provided the seal of approval to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to shift this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) to the UAE. Following the postponement of the T20 World Cup by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday, IPL is now set to be held during the window of September 19 to November 10.
Jul 21, 2020 19:07
MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia has given a firm "no" to a "wish" articulated by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly to "shortcut" the quarantine duration when the Indian team tours Down Under later this year. 
Jul 20, 2020 15:07
MUMBAI: Close on the heels of reports emerging that the Board of Control for Cricket in India had asked its general manager - Cricket Operations - Saba Karim to resign from his post, the former India wicketkeeper has done just that. The BCCI had appointed the former Indian wicketkeeper to the position in December 2017.
Jul 17, 2020 17:07
MUMBAI: Two terminations. Two arbitration cases. Two times, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's actions have been deemed illegal. Two times the BCCI has been ordered to pay BIG in damages.
Jul 16, 2020 19:07
KOLKATA: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday went into home quarantine after his elder brother and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) joint secretary Snehasish Ganguly tested positive for coronavirus.  “He was suffering from fever for the last few days and his test report came positive today. He’s been admitted to Belle Vue Hospital,” a CAB official told PTI.
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.