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BCCI ups the non co-operation ante: CCI game, Test set to be affected

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THE OUSTED top-brass of the BCCI seem to have commenced their ‘non co-operation movement’ against the Supreme Court’s order by firstly trying all means to disrupt the cricket season that’s presently underway. Having failed to coax the Cricket Club of India from not hosting the England one-day team’s two warm-up matches, they are now finding new ways to create a ... Read More »

Dhoni is going to enjoy the best phase of his career: Kohli

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In a chat with BCCI.tv, Virat Kohli, who will now captain India in all three formats of international cricket, thanked Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his guidance and said that he is ready to take charge of the limited-overs side. Pleased that Dhoni would still be available as player, Kohli was of the opinion that the World Cup winning captain will ... Read More »

Dhoni in as Keeper; Yuvi returns

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Mumbai: Beginning on January 15 of this year, Virat Kohli will be the captain of Indian cricket team in all; the three formats. A formal announcement to this extent, making the coronation of the heir- apparent complete, was made by Chief Selector MSK Prasad here on Friday. In an interesting development, battle-scarred veteran Yuvraj Singh made a comeback to the ... Read More »

Did Selectors Play A Role In MS Dhoni Quitting?

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Did Mahendra Singh Dhoni pre-empt a move by the national selectors to replace him with Virat Kohli as limited-overs captain? On first glance this may seem absurd, keeping in mind Dhoni’s stature in Indian cricket. But, a closer look at chairman of selectors MSK Prasad’s statement does seem to suggest that the five wise men of Indian cricket were indeed ... Read More »

Dhoni Steps Down As Captain Of India ODI And T20I Teams

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as the captain of the Indian ODI and T20I cricket teams, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) intimated in a press release on Wednesday. Dhoni informed the board that he would be available for selection for the upcoming series against England, but wouldn’t be continuing in the skipper’s role. “Mahendra Singh ... Read More »

Australia vs Pakistan, 3rd Test: David Warner hits ton before lunch; Renshaw scores maiden hundred

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Sydney: David Warner joined the illustrious company of Don Bradman and Victor Trumper with a Test century before lunch as rookie partner Matthew Renshaw flourished for his maiden hundred against Pakistan on Tuesday. Warner smashed a whirlwind 18th Test hundred off 78 balls in just 117 minutes while 20-year-old Renshaw blossomed after claiming his century in 282 minutes in the ... Read More »

SC v BCCI: The end of ‘Power’ play

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KOLKATA: The decks have been finally cleared for the implementation of a slew of reforms – suggested by the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha committee – in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The onus will now be on the three-member advisory panel, to be named on Jan 19, to drive the wide-ranging reforms in the ... Read More »

SC all but set to end BCCI’s game today

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Monday could be the day the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur would not like to remember. Whether the order from the three-member Supreme Court bench led by Chief Justice of India TS Thakur would lead to prosecution against Thakur for committing perjury is a matter of speculation, but there will surely be a full ... Read More »

PCB Gets Green Light For Legal Action Against BCCI

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Karachi: The Board of Governors of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday gave approval for adopting legal recourse against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for not honouring the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two boards in 2014 to play bilateral series. PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan and Najam Sethi, who heads the executive committee, told ... Read More »