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 eighth edition of cash-rich Indian Premier League is merely nine days away, but the champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are yet to settle in for their title defence. According to reports, the Kolkata-based franchise has unresolved issues with the organisers of the tournament, the all-powerful Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) regarding one of their star players, Sunil Narine.
Fans across the country and beyond seem bowled over by the exploits of the young Indian cricket team in the World Cup. But as the players receive the plaudits, one tends to forget the silent, faceless army of the team support staff who work tirelessly to keep the players in fine fettle, both mentally and physically.
An elated Bihar Cricket Association secretary Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the spot-fixing and betting case in the Indian Premier League (IPL), said on Monday his "mission" of getting rid of N. Srinivasan from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has finally been "accomplished".
It's safe to assume that Jagmohan Dalmiya is the new president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). According to reliable reports, the veteran cricket administrator has filed his nomination for the plump post on Sunday.
Millions of cricket lovers in the country may get to see India's first World Cup match against traditional rivals Pakistan Feb 15 free of cost as the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the Delhi High Court order that barred public broadcaster Doordarshan from sharing the live feed of the cricket match with cable operators.
The Working Committee meeting of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday will decide the date of its much-delayed Annual General Meeting, which has been deferred till now because of the IPL spot-fixing case.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will have to pay the service tax for recording the cricket match which is used for live telecast by the contracting sports channels as the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed the plea challenging the levying of the service tax on it.
The Allahabad High Court has sought response of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) within six weeks on a PIL seeking a direction for uniform criteria of age determination for cricket players during selection.
Another Monday, another hearing on Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting case. The Supreme Court of India will resume the hearing of Justice Mukul Mudgal committee report today. In its last proceeding, the apex court had come down heavily on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and its president-in-exile Narayanaswami Srinivasan.