Just as cricket fans across the globe were coming to terms with the Phil Hughes tragedy, another catastrophe struck the sport. Ratnakar More, a cricketer from Tata Power's Trombay Station, died of cardiac arrest at Mumbai's Oval Maidan while playing in a cricket tournament organized by his employers on Tuesday.
Not satisfied with the reply provided by the Cricket Club of India to their show cause notice issued a month ago as to why their license to play in local tournaments should not be revoked, Mumbai Cricket Association today decided to write a second letter to the club.
Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has sent a showcause notice to Cricket Club of India (CCI) on why their license to play in local tournaments not be cancelled in the wake of CCI hosting the IPL eliminator without taking permision from MCA.
Mumbai Cricket Association`s promise to comply with all the conditions notwithstanding, the Indian Premier League`s Governing Council has decided that the June 1 final of the T20 tournament would be held in Bangalore as announced earlier.
The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) finds itself in a catch-22 situation as it may have to allow Kolkata Knight Riders` co-owner Shah Rukh Khan at Wankhede stadium if it wants to host the IPL final on June 1.
The impasse over the shift IPL venue took a new turn after league`s chairman Ranjib Biswal put the ball back in Mumbai Cricket Association`s court by attaching a few riders in order to get the summit clash back from M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
The IPL Governing Council deferred its decision over the protest letter it has received from the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) against the shifting of the cash-rich league`s final from Wankhede to M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
The IPL Governing Council will take a final call Tuesday with regards to the protest letter it has received from the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) against the shifting of the T20 tournament`s final from Wankhede Stadium to M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Miffed at the IPL Governing Council`s sudden decision to shift the final of the ongoing T20 league from here, the Sharad Pawar-headed Mumbai Cricket Association appears set to take on the BCCI and has called for an emergency meeting tomorrow to discuss the Board`s snub.
Miffed at the sudden decision of the Indian Premier League`s Governing Council to snatch away the final of the cash-rich Twenty20 league from here, the officials of the Mumbai Cricket Association handed over their IPL accreditations to the organisers.
Twenty-eight aspirants, some of them former Test players, were interviewed today for the job of coaches in different age groups representing Mumbai including the senior team by the local cricket association.
After quitting the selection panel last year as he was unable to devote time to watch local cricket due to his tight schedule as chief national selector, Sandeep Patil has accepted the offer to head Mumbai`s senior panel and has been named as the chairman of the committee by the Mumbai Cricket Association.
The recently-elected president of Mumbai Cricket Association Sharad Pawar today withdrew his plea in the Bombay High Court seeking transfer of suit filed against him by senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde from one civil court to another.