ALi Bacher

Ali Bacher calls on Black cricketers to get out of townships

Ali Bacher calls on Black cricketers to get out of townships

Ali Bacher feels that black players should opt for one of the traditional cricketing schools in the country.

Jan 12, 2016, 19:33 PM IST
'Pepsi's withdrawal from IPL is very significant signal to BCCI'

'Pepsi's withdrawal from IPL is very significant signal to BCCI'

After PepsiCo's decision to end its association with BCCI, two veteran cricket administrators believe the world's richest cricket board is now facing a credibility crisis.

Oct 10, 2015, 16:46 PM IST
Jagmohan Dalmiya was a smart businessman: Ali Bacher

Jagmohan Dalmiya was a smart businessman: Ali Bacher

 Former South Africa captain Ali Bacher has paid rich tributes to late BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya, describing him as a smart businessman, who made India the financial powerhouse of world cricket.

Sep 22, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

Ex-skipper Ali Bacher backs De Villiers to be appointed new Proteas` Test captain

Former South African captain Ali Bacher has said that the team`s current ODI squad captain AB de Villiers should be given the reins of the nation`s Test team, with Faf du Plessis being appointed as vice-captain.

Apr 24, 2014, 14:13 PM IST

Ex-skipper Ali Bacher backs De Villiers to be appointed new Proteas` Test captain

Former South African captain Ali Bacher has said that the team`s current ODI squad captain AB de Villiers should be given the reins of the nation`s Test team, with Faf du Plessis being appointed as vice-captain.

Apr 24, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar, ex-Test skippers `worried` over Test cricket`s `long-term` future

A group of legendary Test captains, including former Indian stalwart Sunil Gavaskar, has expressed their concerns over the future of Test cricket, which is the longest form of the game.

Oct 01, 2013, 12:32 PM IST

Bacher says presence of Smith, Kallis `non-negotiable` for Proteas

Former South African Test captain Ali Bacher has said that the presence of current Test skipper Graeme Smith and all-rounder Jacques Kallis in the country`s Test squad is `non-negotiable` if South Africa wants to retain its place on top of the global best rankings.

Sep 21, 2013, 10:53 AM IST

Bacher warns Proteas not to let T20 `overrun` Test cricket

Former South African Test captain Ali Bacher has warned the current Proteas cricket administrators not to allow Twenty cricket overrun their first-class Test games.

Jul 26, 2013, 10:50 AM IST

Cricketers continue to interact with bookies: Ali Bacher

Former Cricket South Africa supremo Ali Bacher believes that the malpractice of players interacting with bookmakers continues to take place even today.

Jul 24, 2013, 10:27 AM IST

Bacher praises selection panel that appointed Smith as captain

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher has lauded the 2003 Omar Henry-led selection committee for appointing Graeme Smith as national captain when was just 22 and in the initial phrase of his international career.

Feb 19, 2013, 18:44 PM IST

Ex-captain Bacher hails Smith’s team as best in Proteas Test history

Former South Africa captain Ali Bacher has claimed current Proteas Test team under Graeme Smith is the best in their history.

Dec 04, 2012, 12:27 PM IST

Smith is the strongest on-side player I`ve ever seen: Bacher

Former South African captain Ali Bacher has lauded Graeme Smith, terming the present Proteas skipper as the strongest on-side player he has ever witnessed.

Jul 20, 2012, 16:48 PM IST

Bacher calls for review of CSA constitution

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher has called for a radical reform of the Constitution of Cricket South Africa (CSA).

May 31, 2012, 18:19 PM IST

Cricket now about corporate governance, not bat and ball: Ali

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher feels corporate governance has now taken precedence over bat and ball in international cricket.

Jan 26, 2012, 19:37 PM IST

I refused 2003 World Cup bonus: Ali Bacher

Ali Bacher told an inquiry into the financial affairs of Cricket South Africa that he had refused an offer of a substantial bonus for his role in hosting the 2003 Cricket World Cup in the country.

Jan 16, 2012, 23:02 PM IST

Bacher agrees to give verbal statement on alleged 2003 World Cup pay-off

Former Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief Ali Bacher is expected to explain the alleged payment of Rand five million in bonuses when the country’s sports ministry`s inquiry into cricket resumes in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Jan 16, 2012, 13:29 PM IST

Ali Bacher is a liar: Majola

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher has been labelled a `liar` by CSA CEO Gerald Majola for denying receiving a five million rands bonus after the country`s hosting of the 2003 World Cup.

Dec 12, 2011, 12:12 PM IST

Ali Bacher ready to appear before cricket inquiry

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher said that he is ready to appear before the inquiry committee looking into the financial affairs of Cricket South Africa.

Dec 08, 2011, 16:17 PM IST

Bacher rejects Majola`s R5m World Cup bonus allegation

Ali Bacher has rejected claims by Gerald Majola that he set the precedent for huge bonuses by taking a five million rands payment after the 2003 World Cup.

Dec 07, 2011, 15:35 PM IST