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.

Jan 17, 2022 19:01
NEW DELHI: Cricket-based digital collectibles platform Rario on Monday announced a partnership with Howzat Legends League Cricket (LLC).  The inaugural edition of the league, comprising former international cricket stars, is scheduled to be played from 20-29 January at Muscat, Oman. 
Jan 13, 2022 20:01
MUMBAI: With India’s Covid-19 curve showing an alarming upswing, the BCCI has reportedly put in place a contingency plan of moving the upcoming Season 15 of the newly expanded 10-team Indian Premier League to South Africa, which had once hosted the IPL in 2009.  The BCCI is also exploring the Sri Lanka option as it puts on paper its pandemic-time Plan B, Indian Express reports.
Jan 12, 2022 20:01
MUMBAI: That the the transfer of title sponsorship rights for the Indian Premier League for the next two seasons would in no way negatively impact the Board of Control for Cricket in India was always a given. 
Jan 12, 2022 19:01
MUMBAI: Last year, this time around, Australia's fortress -- The Gabba -- was finally breached. It took 32 years and 2 months, but the unthinkable was achieved after an injury-ravaged young Indian team defeated Australia by three wickets against all odds to win the series.
Jan 12, 2022 19:01
LONDON: Royals Sports Group-owned IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals are delighted to announce the launch of the Rajasthan Royals Academy Cornwall (RRAC), which will be based at Truro School.
Jan 11, 2022 18:01
MUMBAI: Hyperice, a global high-performance wellness brand specializing in percussion, dynamic air compression, vibration, thermal technology, mind technology, and contrast therapy, Tuesday announced the launch of the new generations of its Hypervolt and Vyper lines in India - Hypervolt 2, Vyper 3 and Vyper Go.
Jan 11, 2022 18:01
MUMBAI: BookMyShow Stream, a transaction video-on-demand (TVOD) streaming platform, has added ‘Shane’, the documentary film on international cricketing legend Shane Warne, to its title roster.  Based on the life of the former captain of the Australian cricket team and amongst the greatest bowlers the game has witnessed, the documentary will be exclusively available on BookMyShow Stream in India from January 15.
Jan 11, 2022 17:01
MUMBAI: The Tata Group is set to replace Vivo as Indian Premier League title sponsor for the remaining two years that the Chinese mobile major has left on its five-year agreement with the BCCI.  “Yes, Tata group is coming in as IPL title sponsor," IPL chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed to PTI after the governing council meeting Tuesday.
Jan 10, 2022 16:01
MELBOURNE: The Big Bash League has launched a centralised pool of replacement players to help clubs continue to field a team as the increasing number of COVID-19 cases disrupt the competition. It development comes after the League confirmed all clubs would relocate to a Melbourne hub in a bid to combat the virus outbreaks.
Jan 07, 2022 20:01
MUMBAI: The country-wide surge of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has reportedly got the BCCI working on Plan B to host the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League entirely in Mumbai. The start of the IPL could also be advanced by a week.