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.

May 11, 2021 16:05
MUMBAI: Even as some worthies within the world's richest and most powerful cricket board throw around possible windows to hold the remainder of the Indian Premier League, seemingly without considering the international itinerary's in other countries, comes the first pushback from their counterparts in England. 
May 11, 2021 16:05
MUMBAI: Truth will out. Too late for the men who matter in the world's richest and most powerful cricket board though. Days after the BCCI was forced to indefinitely suspend the Indian Premier League, the "realisation" (seriously?) appears to have belatedly dawned within the board's corridors of power that taking the IPL bandwagon to the COVID "ground zero" cities of New Delhi and Ahmedabad was "ill-advised".
May 11, 2021 14:05
ST GALLEN, Switzerland: Sportradar, a leading global provider of sports data intelligence and sport entertainment solutions, Tuesday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire InteractSport, an Australian tech platform and data provider with partnerships across a range of leading sporting organisations with a particular depth and expertise in cricket. 
May 11, 2021 10:05
AIGLE, Switzerland: A new dawn for track cycling begins in Hong Kong this week with the first round of the 2021 Tissot UCI Track Cycling Nations Cup (13-16 May).
May 10, 2021 13:05
MUMBAI: With the Indian Premier League having been suspended, TAM Sports has released its "final" TAM AdEx Sports - IPL 14 Advertising Report, which has analysed data from the 29 games played of this year's IPL, and how it compares with IPL 13.   
May 10, 2021 11:05
MUMBAI: In the increasingly unlikely event that the BCCI does manage to carve out a window for the remaining 31 games of the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, it will have to be played outside the country, board president Sourav Ganguly has acknowledged.
May 10, 2021 09:05
CHENNAI: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings has pledged to donate 450 oxygen concentrators to the Tamil Nadu government in support of the ongoing fight against tha COVID-19 pandemic. 
May 10, 2021 07:05
MUMBAI: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Sunday said that the Indian team, sans the top players, will tour Sri Lanka in July for a limited overs bilateral series. Big names such as skipper Virat Kohli and vice-captain Rohit Sharma will not be part of the tour as they will be engaged in a marquee five-match Test series in England.
May 07, 2021 18:05
MUMBAI: After the 2021 Indian Premier League was suspended indefinitely, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's focus has been fixed firmly on the possibilities of completing the remainder of the IPL in the September window after England’s tour of India is complete and before the T20 World Cup scheduled in India for October-November.
May 07, 2021 17:05
MUMBAI: Bangladesh territory media rights for international cricket hosted by the BCCI, as well as the remaining games for the ongoing 2020-21 season of the Premier League, have been secured by freshly minted sportscaster T Sports.  The media rights agreement was managed by Singapore-based digital rights marketplace Allrites, which sublicensed the rights from Star India.