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.

Aug 16, 2022 17:08
Amitabh Choudhary, former BCCI acting secretary, a veteran administrator and a distinguished IPS officer, died of a heart attack in Ranchi on Tuesday morning. He was 62. Choudhary, an IIT Kharagpur alumni, is credited for transforming the cricketing landscape in Jharkhand and building the infrastructure to boost grassroots cricket in the state. 
Aug 13, 2022 14:08
MUMBAI: The BCCI has reportedly earmarked a March 2023 window to launch its women's IPL and is expected to discuss modalities at the annual general meeting of the Indian cricket board in September.  Much of the planning around the tournament will be around the sale of media rights, ESPNcricinfo reports.
Aug 09, 2022 17:08
MUMBAI: Indian cricket's serial conflict-of-interest petitioner has taken aim yet again. This time at Nita Ambani, owner of Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians.  BCCI ethics officer Vineet Saran has asked Ambani, also a Reliance Industries Ltd director, to respond to a conflict-of-interest complaint made by former Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) member Sanjeev Gupta. 
Aug 09, 2022 13:08
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has reportedly declined a request from the Cricket Association of Bengal to allow its senior men’s team to take part next month in a Twenty20 tournament in Namibia. 
Aug 04, 2022 16:08
MUMBAI: The BCCI Thursday announced the schedule for the upcoming Australia and South Africa tours to India.  India’s international home season 2022-23 will commence with a three-match T20I series against Australia in September and will be followed by a three-match T20I and ODI series against South Africa. 
Aug 01, 2022 14:08
MUMBAI: India A cricket will reportedly be back on the calendar as the BCCI is in talks with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) to host a full-fledged series at home beginning September 3. 
Jul 12, 2022 20:07
MUMBAI: Edtech company Unacademy will not associate with the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 as official partner, co-founder and CEO Gaurav Munjal has confirmed.
Jul 01, 2022 11:07
MUMBAI: Finally a verdict on a case the richest cricket board in the world has dragged out for ten years (and counting). The Bombay High Court ruled Thursday that the BCCI is liable to pay employer’s contribution to the Employee State Insurance (ESI) as it is engaged in commercial activities and earning profits from the same, and hence covered under the ESI Act.
Jun 30, 2022 10:06
MUMBAI: India’s most valuable startup BYJU'S, which has just extended its Team India shirt sponsor deal with the BCCI for another 18 months (until the end of 2023), is on a major cost-cutting exercise. 
Jun 26, 2022 17:06
BENGALURU: Edtech major BYJU'S has extended its Team India shirt sponsor deal with the BCCI for another 18 months (until the end of 2023).  Its original term expired in March just before the start of IPL 2022. The extension is valued at around $55 million in toto, or roughly $1m per game that Team India will play over the next 18 months.