With decks cleared for the election of next president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the prominence of Jagmohan Dalmiya has risen like never before. But, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president is treading a safe path, opting to stay quite instead of going overboard and losing his cards.
In what would come as a shot in the arm for N Srinivasan, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Jagmohan Dalmiya has extended East Zone's support to the embattled BCCI President, who is seeking a third term as the Board chief, by signing the nomination papers for the December 17 elections.
Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Thursday questioned Board's decision to postpone the Annual General Body Meeting, scheduled for November 20, saying it was against the constitution of the cricket body.
In a significant move, Mumbai Cricket Association's president Sharad Pawar has decided to attend the Cricket Board's Annual General Meeting, scheduled to be held in Chennai on November 20, after a gap of four years.
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass any order on the plea to restrain N Srinivasan from participating in the November 20 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the BCCI and to declare as illegal the continuance of its office bearers due to the failure of the Board to hold its elections prior to September 30.
Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal, Thursday protested any possible move by the Indian cricket board to postpone its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at its working committee that meets in Chennai Friday.
The all-powerful working committee meeting of the BCCI will take place here tomorrow to discuss about deferring the AGM and a longer tenure for Team Director Ravi Shastri, who in all likelihood would be requested to guide India till next year's World Cup.
The BCCI's disciplinary committee meeting with the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) officials failed to break the deadlock after the objections raised by a top official of the suspended association regarding composition of the disciplinary committee.
Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday said that new stadia will be built in the state to host IPL and limited-over matches while Green Park here will be used solely as a Test venue.
Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Saturday said that the amendment of the BCCI constituition in 2012 regarding president's post was done to ensure that BJP heavyweight Arun Jaitley became board chief in 2014 instead of N Srinivasan going for a second term.
In an apparent bid to give its under-fire President N Srinivasan some time, the BCCI on Sunday deferred its much-anticipated Annual General Meeting after an informal gathering of its members units here today.
The petitioner in the IPL-6 spot-fixing case, Aditya Verma, has written a letter to the IG Registrar in Chennai requesting the institution to take appropriate measures to stop the BCCI from postponing its AGM beyond September 30.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may find it tough to host the Annual General Meeting (AGM) as scheduled by the end of September after the Supreme Court Monday ignored pleas to reinstate N Srinivasan as its president.
The face of the anti N Srinivasan camp Aditya Verma on Friday said that he will "oppose" any kind of move from either BCCI or their president-in-exile N Srinivasan to try and delay the Annual General Meeting of the cricket board which is slated to be held by September 30.
Although relieved at his passport restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he "will not have any role to play" in the upcoming BCCI Annual General Meeting as the Supreme Court-appointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet.
Any move by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to postpone next month's Annual General Meeting (AGM), that could benefit N.Srinivasan, would be contested in the Supreme Court, said Aditya Verma, secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).