Battlelines drawn for MCA elections, Sharad Pawar to take on Vijay Patil for president's post

Battlelines drawn for MCA elections, Sharad Pawar to take on Vijay Patil for president's post

The fight for the reins of the Mumbai Cricket Association at its biennial elections on June 17 will be between incumbent President Sharad Pawar and outgoing Vice President Vijay Patil.

Vijay Patil urges Sharad Pawar not to contest for MCA President post

Vijay Patil urges Sharad Pawar not to contest for MCA President post

With two days left for withdrawal of nominations for the Mumbai Cricket Association polls, one of the contestants Vijay Patil, has appealed to incumbent MCA and NCP chief Sharad Pawar to withdraw from the contest.

Sharad Pawar in fray with three others for MCA president post

Sharad Pawar in fray with three others for MCA president post

NCP chief Sharad Pawar and three others have filed nominations for the post of president at the elections of the Mumbai Cricket Association scheduled on June 17, the MCA announced on Thursday.

MCA VP Savant to skip IPL Qualifier 2 at Wankhede

Deeply hurt by the IPL final snub, Mumbai Cricket Association`s vice president Ravi Savant has decided to stay away from the Qualifier 2 being held at the association-owned Wankhede Stadium on Friday.

MCA agrees to allow Shah Rurkh Khan to watch the IPL 2014 finals

In an attempt to get back the IPL final on June 1, the Mumbai Cricket Association today agreed to all the terms and conditions laid down by IPL Chairman Ranjib Biswal, including temporarily lifting the ban on superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

No foreign tours for national selectors: BCCI policy

The Cricket Board has decided not to send national selectors abroad to watch the Indian team play overseas, according to BCCI`s vice president Ravi Savant.

India board chief on brink after court drubbing

India`s beleaguered cricket chief N. Srinivasan faced growing calls to resign from within his own ranks Wednesday after the Supreme Court warned that they would otherwise order him to quit.

We have to abide by Supreme Court`s observation: Ravi Savant

Reacting to Supreme Court`s observation on Tuesday against the continuation of N Srinivasan as BCCI president, vice-president Ravi Savant said the Board has no other alternative but to follow the apex court`s order.

No cheerleaders in Indian Premier League 7: Ravi Savant

There will be no cheerleaders in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the wake of spot-fixing scandal, which rocked the sixth edition of the cash-rich tournament, BCCI Vice-President Ravi Savant said.

We`ll request Sachin to continue playing for Mumbai: Savant

The Mumbai Cricket Association vice-president Ravi Savant on Sunday said that MCA will request Sachin Tendulkar to reconsider his retirement from the domestic format and continue playing in Ranji Trophy this season.

Ravi Savant, Vijay Patil elected vice presidents of MCA

Ravi Savant and Vijay Patil, who led two rival groups, were elected as the two vice-presidents of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), that will be headed by Sharad Pawar who was chosen unopposed as MCA president, during its biennial polls on Friday.

MCA scraps panel report on unsold World Cup final tickets

Slamming the constitution of the probe committee on the issue of unsold tickets during the 2011 World Cup final here, the newly-elected Mumbai Cricket Association president Sharad Pawar wanted the "unfair" report be rejected at the association`s AGM on Friday.

Ajit Agarkar announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar on Wednesday retired from all forms of cricket, bringing down curtains on a 16-year first class career during which he played in 26 Tests and 191 ODIs besides leading Mumbai to their 40th Ranji Trophy title last season.

Savant panel files nominations to contest MCA polls

The ruling group members in the Mumbai Cricket Association, including president Ravi Savant, on Thursday filed their nominations for the association`s biennial polls scheduled on October 18.

It`s Sharad Pawar vs Gopinath Munde for MCA president`s post

Union Agriculture Minister and NCP strongman Sharad Pawar on Wednesday filed his nomination for the presidentship of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), a day after BJP leader Gopinath Munde did so, to make it a two-way fight for the reins of MCA at its October 18 biennial polls.

No mention of spot-fixing issue in Srini`s Annual Report Note

In their quest to paint a rosy picture about the health of Indian cricket, BCCI President N Srinivasan and former treasurer Ravi Savant`s note in the Board`s Annual Report doesn`t have a single mention of IPL-VI spot-fixing scandal that rocked Indian cricket.

MCA ruling group to support Sharad Pawar for elections

The ruling group of the MCA on Tuesday extended its support to Sharad Pawar at the October 18 biennial elections.

MCA objects to matches being directly allotted to CCI

The long-standing tussle between the Mumbai Cricket Association and the Cricket Club of India, both affiliated units of the BCCI, came to the fore at last Sunday`s AGM.

N Srinivasan likely to attend Kolkata WC meeting: Savant

BCCI treasurer Ravi Savant on Wednesday said that Board President N Srinivasan is likely to attend the Working Committee meeting in Kolkata on September 1.

MCA elections unlikely before October, says Savant

The annual elections of the Mumbai Cricket Association are unlikely to be held before October, its president Ravi Savant said on Wednesday.