Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals in an IPL Cricket tournament match, here on Sunday.
Twenty matches of the 2014 Indian Premier League (IPL), played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April that year, contributed Rs.250 crore to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the gulf country, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said on Friday.
The BCCI's Working Committee during its meeting in Kolkata on April 26 will discuss about Chennai Super Kings being valued at a meagre Rs 5 lakh by its owners, which has been objected by some IPL Governing Council members.
The BCCI on Thursday officially confirmed that India's pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has been ruled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League due to a knee injury sustained during the ICC Cricket World Cup last month.
Neeraj Kumar, who was recently appointed as the chief advisor of Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU), has his daughter Ankita working with business entities promoted by IPL governing council chairman Rajeev Shukla’s wife Anuradha Prasad.
Kings XI Punjab edged past table toppers Rajasthan Royals in a thrilling "Super Over" match in their Indian Premier League clash at Ahmedabad last night, but the individual displays in the tie-break don't count for overall statistics.
Indian may soon host Afghanistan's home matches. According to reports, the president of strife-torn country Ashraf Ghani, who will visit India next week, is likely to discuss the possibility of India helping the Associate team in hosting matches.
Organisers of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) may once again find themselves answering questions on conflict of interest. According to a leading daily, Neeraj Kumar, who was recently appointed as the chief advisor of Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU), has his daughter Ankita working with business entities promoted by IPL governing council chairman Rajeev Shukla’s wife Anurradha Prasad.
Ankit Chavan, one of the three Rajasthan Royals players, who was charged with spot-fixing during the 2013 IPL and banned for life by the BCCI, was paid his Ranji Trophy dues worth Rs 32 lakh recently by the Mumbai Cricket Association.
BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday said former president N Srinivasan will continue as the ICC chairman till September after which the Board will chalk a way forward at its Annual General Meeting.
The new regime at the BCCI is contemplating appointment of former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar as the chief of board's Anti Corruption & Security Unit (ACSU) in place of Ravi Sawani, who is unlikely to get an extension.