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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s alleged conflict of interest situation has not gone down well with the BCCI with its new treasurer Ravi Savant saying that he should immediately disassociate himself from the company.
A day after the national selectors ignored prolific batsman Wasim Jaffer for the Indian squad for the first two Tests against Australia, the opener earned praise from the president of Mumbai Cricket Association Ravi Savant for his consistent performance.