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 30, 2021 20:04
DUBAI: The ICC Friday invited expressions of interest from interested parties to develop and launch a "digital collectables platform for cricket fans across the world". The suitable partner should have an experience in all aspects of running a digital collectables platform, from the creation of the assets through to marketing and customer care
Apr 29, 2021 23:04
MUMBAI: Two Indian Premier League franchises - Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals - along with former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, on Thursday collectively donated Rs 100  million to procure oxygen concentrators for COVID-19 patients in the country as it battles a severe second wave of the global pandemic. 
Apr 29, 2021 20:04
MUMBAI: Close on the heels of the Board of Control for Cricket in India taking the "tone deaf" decision to grant permission to four of its affiliate associations - Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Mumbai and Saurashtra - to host their intra-state T20 leagues immediately after the conclusion of the Indian Premier League on May 30, said associations have reportedly seen the "writing on the wall".
Apr 29, 2021 20:04
LONDON: The bodies in England overseeing cricket, rugby and tennis announced Wednesday they would be joining their counterparts in football’s weekend boycott of social media in a show of solidarity against racism and discrimination.
Apr 29, 2021 20:04
DUBAI: Former Sri Lanka player and coach Nuwan Zoysa has been banned from all cricket for six years after an ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code (read match fixing). The ban is backdated to 31 October 2018, when Zoysa was provisionally suspended as an immediate action.
Apr 29, 2021 04:04
MUMBAI: On a day when the COVID crisis in India worsened with 3,000 deaths officially recorded on Wednesday amid a dreadful surge and with hospitals overwhelmed, the Indian Premier League bandwagon rolled into New Delhi, currently the city that is suffering the worst in the country from the ravages of the pandemic.
Apr 29, 2021 03:04
MUMBAI: Even as the Board of Control for Cricket in India is coming under increasing attack for allowing the Indian Premier League to go ahead in the middle of a catastrophic pandemic, the BCCI has reportedly granted permission to four of its affiliate associations - Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Mumbai and Saurashtra - to host their intra-state T20 leagues immediately after the conclusion of the Indian Premier League on May 30.
Apr 29, 2021 02:04
MUMBAI: Japanese sportswear brand ASICS has roped in cricketer Ravindra Jadeja as brand ambassador.  The Team India and Chennai Super Kings all rounder "resonates well with the AISCS brand’s motive", an official release states.
Apr 28, 2021 04:04
MUMBAI: TAM Sports has released the TAM AdEx Sports - IPL 14 Advertising Report, which has analysed data from the first 13 games of this year's 14th edition of the Indian Premier League, and how it compares with IPL 13.    As per the report, 27 new categories and 96 new brands advertised in 13 matches of IPL 14 compared to same No. of matches in IPL 13.
Apr 27, 2021 19:04
MUMBAI: The United Arab Emirates is on standby to host this year’s ICC Men's T20 World Cup should the escalating Covid cases in India make a switch necessary.