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BCCI officials to sign 'no conflict of interest' undertaking
BCCI officials to sign 'no conflict of interest' undertaking

In its bid to clean the image of the sport, the BCCI has notified all the Board members to sign an undertaking declaring that they do not have 'conflict of interest' while holding functionary posts in their respective cricket associations.

Sundar Raman is an employee not decision-maker in BCCI: Anurag Thakur
Sundar Raman is an employee not decision-maker in BCCI: Anurag Thakur

The BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur today made it clear that they would not rush to any decision regarding the controversial IPL Chief Operating Officer Sundar Raman's fate amid calls for his ouster, terming him a mere "employee and not a decision maker".

Lodha committee seeks five months from SC to submit 2nd report on BCCI reforms
Lodha committee seeks five months from SC to submit 2nd report on BCCI reforms

Finally, some breathing space for Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as the Supreme Court (SC) appointed Lodha committee has asked the apex court for another five months to complete the second part of its report, recommending changes to its constitution.

Sourav Ganguly in working group to draw up roadmap for IPL-9
Sourav Ganguly in working group to draw up roadmap for IPL-9

 Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly was today named in the four-member working group formed to draw up the roadmap for IPL 9 even as the BCCI sought to dispel the notion that it was dilly-dallying in implementing the Justice R M Lodha Committee's verdict, saying it has already accepted the order in totality.

Shashank Manohar to meet Jagmohan Dalmiya to discuss IPL conundrum
Shashank Manohar to meet Jagmohan Dalmiya to discuss IPL conundrum

 Former BCCI chief Shashank Manohar on Friday dropped in at the city to meet current president Jagmohan Dalmiya and discuss the road ahead for the board after suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals by the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee.

Would have intervened had I known players were involved in wrong doing: Rahul Dravid
Would have intervened had I known players were involved in wrong doing: Rahul Dravid

Days after Justice Lodha Committee announced its verdict on Indian Premier League (IPL) betting case, Rajasthan Royals mentor Rahul Dravid said that though it was tough on the league but the verdict must be respected.

Title sponsor wants IPL issues to be settled swiftly
Title sponsor wants IPL issues to be settled swiftly

PepsiCo, the main title sponsor for the IPL, wants issues surrounding the cash-rich cricketing league be addressed swiftly and faith of cricket fans be restored in the game as spot-fixing scandal threatened to rock the league.

Raj Kundra's statement is contempt of Supreme Court order: Aditya Verma
Raj Kundra's statement is contempt of Supreme Court order: Aditya Verma

Slamming Raj Kundra's criticism of Justice Lodha Committee's order of suspending the Rajasthan Royals owner from any cricketing activity for life, petitioner in IPL spot-fixing scandal Aditya Verma on Thursday claimed that the London-based businessman's statement is a contempt of Supreme Court order.

Rajeev Shukla promises bigger, better IPL 9 with more than six teams
Rajeev Shukla promises bigger, better IPL 9 with more than six teams

Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla on Thursday assured fans that IPL 9 would be better than previous editions as per reports by news agency ANI.

IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla promises season 9
IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla promises season 9

The popular but troubled Indian Premier League (IPL) will take place next year notwithstanding the suspension of CSK and RR but the Champions League was on Wednesday scrapped for lack of fan interest.

Erapalli Prasanna wants players of suspended teams to continue playing in IPL
Erapalli Prasanna wants players of suspended teams to continue playing in IPL

Legendary spinner Erapalli Prasanna on Wednesday said the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council needs to reorganise the tournament by addressing the twin concerns about finding slots for the players of the two banned franchises and ensuring the high profile tournament has at least eight teams.

Lodha Committee's recommendations should be respected: Sarbananda Sonowal
Lodha Committee's recommendations should be respected: Sarbananda Sonowal

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that Lodha Committee's recommendations on the punishment to the IPL Franchisees should be followed.

DNA: CSK, RR suspended from IPL for 2 years; life ban on Kundra and Meiyappan

In the much-awaited verdict related to the Indian Premier League corruption case, The Justice Lodha commitee announced its verdict today where they suspended Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for a period of two years each.

BCCI explores options to retain eight-team IPL after Lodha committee's verdict
BCCI explores options to retain eight-team IPL after Lodha committee's verdict

Stung by the suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the IPL, the BCCI's top officials are now working out a contingency plan to ensure that the high-profile league remains an eight-team affair.

IPL spot-fixing: 'Indiscipline' cause of all problems, says Kirti Azad
IPL spot-fixing: 'Indiscipline' cause of all problems, says Kirti Azad

Former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirti Azad on Tuesday said that indiscipline is the sole reason behind the controversy surrounding the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament.

Sourav Ganguly hopes Indian Premier League recovers from betting scandal
Sourav Ganguly hopes Indian Premier League recovers from betting scandal

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly insisted it was possible for the lucrative Indian Premier League to "get back on track" following a betting scandal that saw two of its eight teams dramatically suspended on Tuesday.

IPL betting verdict: Kundra, Meiyappan banned from cricket for life

In the much-awaited verdict related to the Indian Premier League spot-fixing and corruption, the Justice Lodha committee announced its verdict on Tuesday where they suspended owners of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for a period of two years.

Life ban on Kundra and Meiyappan, will they go to jail! Part II

The committee has banned banned Gurunath Meiyappan, former official of CSK and Raj Kundra, former co-owner for RR for life from participating in any cricket-related activity. It is believed to be a landmark judgement taken by Justice RM Lodha and his team.

IPL verdict: SC panel unswayed by Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra pleas
IPL verdict: SC panel unswayed by Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra pleas

A three member Supreme Court appointed committee was not swayed by Gurunath Meiyappan's plea for leniency on the grounds that he had suffered a 10-day jail custody, lost Rs 60 lakh in betting, a first time offender and a youth.