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.

Dec 08, 2021 19:12
THE BAT USED BY THE LEGENDARY DONALD BRADMAN in the 1934 Ashes series, with which he scored two triple-centuries, is up for auction. Bradman had also used the bat to score his highest ever Test partnership of 451 runs with opening batter Bill Ponsford, PTI notes. The bat has been on display at the Bradman Museum in Bowral in the NSW Southern Highlands since 1999, on loan from a private owner.
Dec 08, 2021 15:12
MUMBAI: Google India Wednesday announced the results for its Year in Search 2021, recapping the top search trends of 2021 in India. And for the second year running, it was the Indian Premier League (IPL) that "topped the charts". The listing reveals what Indians searched for the most throughout the year across news, sports, entertainment and other categories.
Dec 07, 2021 19:12
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced enhancement in the yearly grant to its affiliate bodies in the North East from Rs 10.8 crore to Rs 12.5 cr, from the next financial year, Sikkim Cricket Association (SICA) president Lobzang G Tenzing informed on Monday. According to a statement issued by Tenzing, the enhancement will boost the cricket activities in the North-east.
Dec 07, 2021 19:12
JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa has confirmed the updated schedule for the India upcoming men’s tour to South Africa.  As announced over the weekend, the tour has been reduced from three series to two; the Betway Test and One-Day International series, taking place from 26 December to 23 January 2022 across four venues, following successful engagement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Dec 07, 2021 18:12
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India Tuesday called for applications for  the  position  of  general  manager-  Marketing  & Commercial.    Interested candidates should send their application on or before 16th December 2021 by 5 pm at [email protected]    The position will be based at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai. 
Dec 07, 2021 18:12
MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia has confirmed the fifth Vodafone Ashes Test won't be staged in Perth as originally scheduled due to Western Australia's stringent COVID-19 travel restrictions, but a decision on where the potential series decider will be played is yet to be finalised.
Dec 06, 2021 19:12
COLOMBO: The second edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) kicked off here Sunday with an opening ceremony in front of fans at the R Premadasa Stadium, that also had Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and the island nation's Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa in attendance.  Paralympic Gold medalist Dinesh Priyantha also graced the event and declared the T20 franchise tournament open.
Dec 04, 2021 15:12
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) have come to an agreement over the fate of India's scheduled full tour to South Africa later this month, which had been put in jeopardy following the discovery of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus in Southern Africa.
Dec 03, 2021 15:12
COLOMBO: The organizers of Lanka Premier League and Sri Lanka Cricket, upon recommendation of Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health, have decided to open ticket sales for up to 50% of stadium capacity for the second season of the LPL, which will be held from 5th December through to 23rd December.
Dec 03, 2021 13:12
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) will continue to dominate the coverage of premium international cricket action with the broadcast of The Ashes 2021, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, Big Bash League, Lanka Premier League, and West Indies tour of Pakistan from December 5.