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I parted ways with BCCI amicably, says bowling coach Joe Dawes
I parted ways with BCCI amicably, says bowling coach Joe Dawes

India's bowling coach Joe Dawes on Tuesday affirmed that he was not sacked by the BCCI instead they parted ways "amicably" even as he was very much interested in working with the team at the upcoming World Cup.

Saeed Ajmal ban rouses Pakistan to action on `chucking`
Saeed Ajmal ban rouses Pakistan to action on `chucking`

The ban slapped on star spinner Saeed Ajmal has left Pakistan`s cricket chiefs frantically trying to take action on "chuckers", including dusting off expensive biomechanical testing kit that had laid unused for years.

National sports academy to encourage sports

To encourage sports in India, the government will set up a National Sports Academy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday.

NBA questions NCA approval to raise height of Narmada dam

Narmada Bachao Andolan termed as "insensitive" the decision of Centre to allow Gujarat government to raise the height of controversial Sardar Sarovar Project.

Mushtaq Ahmed appointed Pakistan spin bowling consultant

The Pakistan Cricket Board today appointed former Test leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed as the spin bowling consultant of the national side.

PCB`s contract with Mushtaq put on hold

The disparity over fees paid to national coaches by the PCB has put on hold an impending contract between the board and former Test leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed.

BCCI complies with Supreme Court order, removes all India Cements staff

Complying with the Supreme Court`s order, the BCCI has given marching orders to all the employees of India Cements or its associate companies who were also part of the Cricket Board.

Blackburn`s DJ Campbell given time off amid fixing probe

Blackburn striker DJ Campbell has been given time off by his Championship club after he was bailed this week following his arrest as part of an investigation into spot-fixing.

Umar Gul fails fitness test at the NCA

Senior Pakistan paceman Umar Gul couldn`t to impress the national selectors in his comeback bid after he failed a fitness test at the National Cricket Academy yesterday.

Six held over new claims of English match-fixing

Six people have been arrested following fresh allegations of match-fixing in English football, authorities announced Sunday, with media reports suggesting that even next year`s World Cup could be a target.

Six held over English football match-fixing claims

Three footballers and an agent are reported to be among six men arrested by police investigating alleged fixing of English football matches, the Daily Telegraph reported on Thursday.

Will sort out all issues at NCA: Chairman

Newly-appointed chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) T.C. Mathew has vowed to sort out all issues at the elite cricket academy in Bangalore.

NCA is functioning like a rehab centre: Karsan Ghavri

Former pacer Karsan Ghavri has lamented that the National Cricket Academy (NCA) was not solving its sole purpose of being the finishing school of Indian cricket.

Rift within NCA members out in the open

The growing rift among the Board members of National Cricket Academy (NCA) today came out in the open with a key functionary questioning the "restructuring policy" as well as working procedure at the academy.

PCB requests ICC to allow Aamir`s entry at NCA

The Pakistan Cricket Board has requested the ICC to allow banned pacer Muhammad Aamir to start using facilities at the National Cricket Academy under the supervision of PCB coaches.

Coach hails city lad Kathan Patel`s selection in U-16 NCA camp

Dedication and ability to play according to match situations are the strong points of Kathan Patel, which helped him in getting selected for the U-16 camp at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore, Gujarat U-16 coach Hitesh Majmudar said on Monday.

Yadav resumes training at NCA

Recovering from a back problem, India fast bowler Umesh Yadav has resumed training and is hoping to attain match fitness as early as possible, although he could not give a specific time frame.

Yousuf ready to play in domestic cricket to facilitate Pakistan comeback

Veteran Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has said he is ready to play in domestic cricket in order to impress selectors, which in turn could facilitate his comeback in the national team.

BCCI to turn `Specialized Academies` into full-fledged ones

The much-hyped `Specialized Academies` started by the Indian Cricket Board is unlikely to exist from the coming season as the parent body plans to turn them into full-fledged ones like the NCA.

PCB seeks explanation from Whatmore on Yousuf`s fitness test

Days after Mohammad Yousuf passed the fitness test at the NCA raising speculations that he might make his way back into the team, the PCB has sought an explanation from coach Dav Whatmore as to what prompted him to allow the senior cricketer to appear for the test.