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 19, 2022 20:05
MUMBAI: WIth the pandemic threat having receded to manageable levels in the country, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has cleared the way for full capacity crowds at the venues that will host the upcoming limited-overs series against South Africa in June.  The men in blue are scheduled to play five T20Is against the Proteas, starting June 9 in Delhi.
May 19, 2022 20:05
MUMBAI: The Indian Premier League is to revert to its original 8pm match start time from the 2023 season, And the Board of Control for Cricket in India has reportedly informed potential bidders at the upcoming IPL media rights auction of its decision. Now this is one diktat of the BCCI  that SportzPower is fully on board with.
May 17, 2022 16:05
MUMBAI: Sony Sports Network has launched its new campaign for cricket that provides them a chance to celebrate India’s favorite game in 2022.  The sports network launched the first of three films this week, which is a part of their campaign titled ‘Non-Stop cricket on Sony Sports Network’ on its channels and social media platforms.
May 17, 2022 15:05
NEW DELHI: Gizmore announced Tuesday the appointment of cricketer Dinesh Karthik as the Indian smart accessories, fitness gear and home audio brand's ambassador.  As a part of the collaboration, the wicket-keeper batsman will be seen in an integrated campaign promoting the fitness and audio range of the Gizmore and expanding its consumer connect.
May 17, 2022 15:05
MUMBAI: TAM Sports has released its seventh update of the TAM AdEx Sports - IPL 15 Advertising Report, which has analysed data from the first 57 games of this year's 15th edition of the Tata Indian Premier League, and for all the channels on which matches were telecast, and how it compares with IPL 14.
May 16, 2022 15:05
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sunday awarded the title sponsorship rights for the Women’s T20 Challenge 2022 to Indian fantasy sports platform My11Circle.
May 13, 2022 14:05
DUBAI: The Emirates Cricket Board Thursday completed its calibrated announcements of the owners in the ECB's upcoming franchise-based T20 League. Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will now have a sister team in the UAE T20 league as the Knight Riders Group (KRG) have acquired the rights to own and operate the Abu Dhabi franchise. 
May 13, 2022 11:05
MUMBAI: The BCCI's value pitch for the Indian Premier League's digital rights just got some serious heft with the declaration by the Walt Disney Company in an earnings call that Disney+ Hotstar had added over 4 million new subscribers in the March quarter, "which benefited from the start of the new IPL season".
May 13, 2022 10:05
MUMBAI: Rohit Sharma Thursday announced his first personal NFT, which will be dropping this week on FanCraze.  The NFT contains an artwork of a Rhino along with Rohit's image, personalized with an autograph. Rohit has always lent his voice to conservation and spoken about various social causes. This NFT raises awareness on the conservation of the Great One-Horned Rhinoceros.
May 12, 2022 11:05
MUMBAI: Talk about leaving it till the very end. Literally on the last day as it were, Google parent Alphabet reportedly purchased the Invitation To Tender (ITT) document for the media rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL).  The ITT was available for purchase till May 10. Google owns streaming and video platform YouTube and joins a handful of parties that have reportedly picked up the IPL ITT.