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.

Oct 18, 2017 08:10
MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Networks' Sports and Distribution Business president Rajesh Kaul has told Reuters that he believes SPN has enough cricket in its portfolio to challenge Star, the network's chief rival.
Jun 04, 2019 17:06
MUMBAI: Even as sports viewership is rising in the country, cricket's stranglehold on consumption is only becoming more dominant, with 93% of all sports viewers in 2018 tuning to cricket content, according to a BARC India report. According to the  report ‘Cricket in India: It’s not just a game’, as many as 766 million viewers sampled sports content in 2018.
May 24, 2019 18:05
LONDON: Cricket may be one of the oldest field sports in the world but modern advances in technology have carried the game to new levels. The BCCI have enlisted the help of GPS performance tracking and analysis giant STATSports ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup at the end of May. The high-resolution units are worn in a baselayer vest and sit in a fitted pocket between the shoulder blades.
Apr 23, 2019 16:04
MUMBAI: Global media rights for cricket topped $1 billion for the first time in 2018 and will likely top $2 billion in 2021, according to a new report published Tuesday by Media Partners Asia (MPA).
Mar 27, 2019 15:03
MUMBAI: Global social media giant Twitter has confirmed that 4.8 million tweets belonged to cricket in India in March, courtesy the India-Australia limited-overs tour in the country and the start of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
Mar 04, 2019 16:03
BANGKOK: The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) honorary VP Randhir Singh announced on Sunday at its General Assembly meeting in the Thai capital city that cricket will be a part of the 2022 edition of the Asian Games competition in China, Press Trust of India reports.
Sep 18, 2018 19:09
MELBOURNE: Just days after confirming its title sponsorship deal with France’s Coupe de Ligue football competition, Indian MNC Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) was named on Tuesday as the official tire supplier of Australia’s premier T20 cricket competition, the KFC Big Bash League till 2021. 
Sep 17, 2018 12:09
JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) are making rapid strides in cricket and sport in general and the state governor Satya Pal Malik is extremely keen on the region being represented with a separate team of its own in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Hindustan Times reports.
Sep 04, 2018 18:09
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Tuesday the schedule for India’s upcoming home series against the West Indies from 4 October to 11 November. The two teams will battle it out across 2 Tests, 5 ODIs & 3 T20Is. Lucknow, the Uttar Pradesh city is all set to make its international debut with a T20I between the teams on 6 November. 
Sep 04, 2018 12:09
MUMBAI: Haier, one of Asia’s largest appliances and electronics company has come on board as the official global partner and associate gold sponsor for the upcoming Unimoni Asia Cup 2018 competition in the UAE. According to the agreement, Haier stands to gain brand exposure on the grounds through perimeter and stadium electronic board branding, exchange4media reports.