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.

Feb 02, 2023 20:02
MUMBAI: Tata Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Gujarat Titans have launched a unique fan engagement and health & wellness initiative called ‘Race with the Titans’. 
Feb 01, 2023 20:02
MUMBAI: The player auction for the inaugural season of the Women's Premier League (WPL) will likely take place either in New Delhi on February 11 or in Mumbai on February 13.  This will leave the five newly-minted franchises with barely three weeks to prepare for league's debut season, which, as per ESPNcricinfo, is expected to take place between March 4 and 24. 
Feb 01, 2023 19:02
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday felicitated the U19 Women’s team following their victory in the Women’s T20 World Cup in South Africa. India, captained by Shafali Verma, won the inaugural edition of the tournament after beating Grace Scrivens’ England by seven wickets in the final at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom.
Jan 31, 2023 19:01
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) to "partner with a world-class and well-established brand" to be its Official Apparel Supplier to provide clothing at ICC events from 2024 to 2027.
Jan 31, 2023 19:01
Top officials of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) have reportedly pitched Jodhpur’s Barkatullah Khan Stadium as a venue for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.  The IPL will see multiple matches across different venues for the first time since the pandemic this year.
Jan 30, 2023 20:01
BENGALURU: Sports brand PUMA India Monday announced Indian women’s cricket team captain Harmanpreet Kaur as its latest brand ambassador. 
Jan 30, 2023 20:01
NEW DELHI: IOS Sports and Entertainment Monday announced roping in two young Indian cricketers Samarth Vyas and Rajvardhan Hangargekar into their athlete roster. 
Jan 30, 2023 20:01
MUMBAI: ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Limited has announced that the ongoing inaugural season of DP World International League T20 (ILT20) has clocked a viewership of over 100 miillion in India across ZEE’s 10 linear channels in the first 9 LIVE matches.
Jan 30, 2023 20:01
India produced a dominant performance against England to triumph in the first-ever ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup. A brilliant new-ball performance was followed by a calm run-chase as India cruised to victory over England in the final, sealing their triumph with seven wickets in hand and six overs to spare. Chasing a target of 69, India reached the target in 14 overs losing only three wickets. 
Jan 30, 2023 19:01
The sale last week of five franchises for the Women’s Premier League delivered historic numbers. As too did the media rights auction earlier in the month. The BCCI has now invited bids from interested entities to for the WPL's title sponsorship rights.  Bids have been invited from both Indian and overseas entities.