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Restoring BCCI's image my first priority, says Jagmohan Dalmiya
Restoring BCCI's image my first priority, says Jagmohan Dalmiya

Insisting that restoring the BCCI's image was his first priority, newly-elected BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday called for a proper conduct of next months's Indian Premier League (IPL) that had been subject to controversy in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal.

Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests
Anurag Thakur's priorities: Repair BCCI's image, play more Tests

Cleaning up the battered image of the BCCI, taking international cricket to new venues around the country and ensuring that India play more Tests top the priority list of newly-elected Board Secretary Anurag Thakur.

Players are now used to IPL schedule: Virender Sehwag
Players are now used to IPL schedule: Virender Sehwag

Out-of-favour India opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that the start of the cash-rich Indian Premier League less than 10 days after the conclusion of the ongoing cricket World Cup was not a problem as the players were used to such kind of tight schedule.

Indian cricketers receive Rs 38 crore less in 2013-14 fiscal
Indian cricketers receive Rs 38 crore less in 2013-14 fiscal

Income distribution to the players from the Cricket Board's coffers has taken a steep dip of Rs 38 crore in 2013-14 as compared to the previous fiscal because of a corresponding decrease in income from media rights.

IPL promoters face "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions
IPL promoters face "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions

The newly-elected BCCI on Tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair.

ECB says 'no change' for Kevin Pietersen's England hopes
ECB says 'no change' for Kevin Pietersen's England hopes

"Nothing has changed" for Kevin Pietersen`s hopes of playing international cricket again, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Sunday, despite incoming chairman Colin Graves appearing to leave the door open for the exiled batsman`s return.

India can't play more against UAE to help them: MS Dhoni
India can't play more against UAE to help them: MS Dhoni

The Indian cricket team already has a cramped round-the-year schedule and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni made it clear that it's not his team's responsibility to play more against countries like UAE in a bid to raise the quality and profile of the game in ICC's Associate nations.

Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu
Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu

Narrowly missing out on a spot in Australia's World Cup squad, Indian-origin pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu is nonetheless excited at the prospect of playing alongside Zaheer Khan in the upcoming IPL and "learn the art of reverse swing" from the wily seamer.

Aditya Verma and co want SC observer for BCCI elections
Aditya Verma and co want SC observer for BCCI elections

IPL spot fixing case petitioner Aditya Verma and politician Subodh Kant Sahay on Wednesday requested the Supreme Court to appoint Justice R M Lodha as observer for the BCCI elections on March 2 besides ensuring that the Annual General Meeting is held in Mumbai and not in Chennai.

BBL side Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach
BBL side Melbourne Stars sign Stephen Fleming as chief coach

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach and New Zealand legend Stephen Fleming will take over from Greg Shipperd at Melbourne Stars for next season’s Big Bash League (BBL).

N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court
N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its displeasure over Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan's chairing of recent working committee meeting in Chennai.

Supreme Court to hear CAB's contempt plea against N Srinivasan today
Supreme Court to hear CAB's contempt plea against N Srinivasan today

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a contempt of court petition against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan for presiding over a working committee meeting in Chennai on February 8.

Eoin Morgan defiant over IPL role
Eoin Morgan defiant over IPL role

England`s out-of-form captain Eoin Morgan found himself defending his involvement in the Indian Premier League after it emerged he would miss a one-day international in order to play in the lucrative Twenty20 event.

Following IPL auction a unique experience: Trent Boult
Following IPL auction a unique experience: Trent Boult

He couldn't resist following the IPL players' auction even in the middle of the World Cup but New Zealand pacer Trent Boult asserts that his focus is firmly on the ODI showpiece despite emerging as the fifth costliest player.

Of Rs 7,000 crore lent to Kingfisher, banks can now recover just Rs 6 crore: DNA report

India's public sector banks are still struggling to recover even a fraction of their Rs 7000-crore loans from Mallya's grounded Kingfisher Airlines.

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Yuvraj Singh deserves every penny for his yeoman service: Sunil Gavaskar
Yuvraj Singh deserves every penny for his yeoman service: Sunil Gavaskar

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar endorsed Delhi Daredevils splurging Rs 16 crore on Yuvraj Singh in the IPL 8 auction, saying the flamboyant all-rounder "deserves every penny for his yeoman service" to Indian cricket.

Veteran Brad Hogg happy after being bought by KKR in IPL auction
Veteran Brad Hogg happy after being bought by KKR in IPL auction

Australian left-arm spinner Brad Hogg thrived on his skills once again as he showed age is nothing in sport. On Monday the veteran expressed his happiness after being bought by defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders during the eighth Indian Premier League auction.

IPL auctions: Kings XI says it has made strategic additions to squad
IPL auctions: Kings XI says it has made strategic additions to squad

Kings XI Punjab said it has made strategic additions to the squad for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by buying India opener Murali Vijay and domestic cricketers Nikhil Naik and Yogesh Golwalker in the players' auction held in Bengaluru.

Australia's Glenn Maxwell shows up in time for World Cup
Australia's Glenn Maxwell shows up in time for World Cup

Glenn Maxwell has occasionally burnt the fingers of those who have invested in him but the mercurial all-rounder could be set to produce big dividends in Australia`s World Cup campaign.