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Billiards Premier League is good for the sport: Pankaj Advani
Billiards Premier League is good for the sport: Pankaj Advani

 Cue sports ace Pankaj Advani says tournaments like the Billiards Premier League need to be encouraged and conducted at the national level to make the game popular.

West Indies players to play in IPL: Ranjib Biswal
West Indies players to play in IPL: Ranjib Biswal

Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Ranjib Biswal said Tuesday that despite the West Indies players cancelling their tour of India mid-way last week, they will play in the cash-rich league next season.

India showcases IPL as driver of economic development
India showcases IPL as driver of economic development

The success of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in cricket embodies the emergence of sports as a global industry that promotes economic development and job creation in developing countries, India told the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Monday.

BCCI to initiate legal proceedings against WICB, suspends all bilateral tours​
BCCI to initiate legal proceedings against WICB, suspends all bilateral tours​

BCCI today decided to initiate legal proceedings against West Indies Cricket Board and suspended all bilateral tours between the two nations. This decision was taken due to abrupt cancellation of the tour by the WICB.

Ricky Ponting praises IPL's role in promoting young talent
Ricky Ponting praises IPL's role in promoting young talent

Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting on Saturday praised Indian Premier League for its role in promoting young talent, saying that many Indian youngsters benefited from the T20 tournament.

Michael Holding says WICB solely responsible for current crisis
Michael Holding says WICB solely responsible for current crisis

Legendary fast bowler Michael Holding has chosen to empathise with the West Indies players for deciding to return home abruptly over a pay dispute while slamming the Caribbean cricket board for the sport's constant downfall in the region.

BCCI calls emergency meeting on October 21
BCCI calls emergency meeting on October 21

Shocked at the sudden pull out of the West Indies team from the India tour, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) swung into action today by calling an emergency working committee meeting on October 21 in Hyderabad to discuss the issue.

BCCI to review West Indies players' participation in IPL
BCCI to review West Indies players' participation in IPL

The BCCI is seriously contemplating reviewing the West Indies players' participation in the cash-rich Indian Premier League as the ongoing series ended abruptly on Friday due to visiting team's payment dispute with their own cricket board.

Chris Cairns given perjury trial date
Chris Cairns given perjury trial date

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns will stand trial on charges of perjury next October after being bailed until January by a London Crown Court on Thursday.

Vasundhara Raje denies role in Lalit Modi ouster
Vasundhara Raje denies role in Lalit Modi ouster

Rajasthan Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje says that she has no role in the ouster of Lalit Modi as the president of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA). Raje claimed that she is staying away from such controversies.

Lalit Modi faction in RCA moves court
Lalit Modi faction in RCA moves court

With mudslinging on the rise in the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), the Lalit Modi faction has moved High court against BJP minorities cell leader Amin Pathan and few others, who allegedly removed the former IPL commissioner in a coup following a no-confidence motion.

State Govt must take the game to the next level: Anurag Thakur
State Govt must take the game to the next level: Anurag Thakur

The town hosting the fourth ODI between India and the West Indies was in doubt till as recently as last week due to logistical issues, prompting the HPCA president Anurag Thakur to say that the state government must do more to promote the game in the hill station.

State Govt must take the game to the next level: Anurag Thakur
State Govt must take the game to the next level: Anurag Thakur

The town hosting the fourth ODI between India and the West Indies was in doubt till as recently as last week due to logistical issues, prompting the HPCA president Anurag Thakur to say that the state government must do more to promote the game in the hill station.

Dalai Lama's Dharamsala: Cricket tourists' vantage point
Dalai Lama's Dharamsala: Cricket tourists' vantage point

The quaint town of Dharamsala was best known for being the home of Dalai Lama until top-flight cricket arrived here with the construction of a world class stadium.

Himachal court pulls up BCCI over dues
Himachal court pulls up BCCI over dues

The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday issued notice to the BCCI and others over payment dues regarding security cover for the IPL matches at the Dharamsala cricket stadium.

Virat Kohli deserved India cap earlier than me: Manish Pandey

He started his career as an equally talented U-19 cricketer like his illustrious peer Virat Kohli but Manish Pandey believes his former India colts colleague "fully deserved to play for the country" ahead of him.

No place for Robin Uthappa in Team India's limited-overs squad
No place for Robin Uthappa in Team India's limited-overs squad

As the selectors announced Indian cricket team's squad for the remaining two ODIs and the lone T20 against West Indies, one name which surprisingly went missing was of Robin Uthappa.

Derbyshire in talks with Cheteshwar Pujara for next year
Derbyshire in talks with Cheteshwar Pujara for next year

Impressed with Cheteshwar Pujara's performance, English county side Derbyshire is in talks with the batsman to sign him for next year as well but his IPL commitments and a tour of Bangladesh could prove to be the "stumbling block".

Miffed Lalit Modi faction to move court
Miffed Lalit Modi faction to move court

Miffed with the going-ons in Rajasthan Cricket Association, 'ousted' RCA chief Lalit Modi's faction has now decided to move court against the new 'working president' Amin Pathan.

IPL Governing Council Meeting in Kolkata on October 20
IPL Governing Council Meeting in Kolkata on October 20

The schedule of the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League is likely to be announced at its Governing Council meeting to be held in the city ahead of India-West Indies final ODI here on October 20.