It seems there is more trouble coming for the embattled owners of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) following reports of a possible undervaluation of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise. According to reports, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sought details about this controversy.
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.
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.
Najam Sethi, the head of the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) executive committee, is likely to become the International Cricket Council's (ICC) interim president, filling the post left vacant by Mustafa Kamal's resignation earlier this month.
Refusing to comment on N Srinivasan-Mustafa Kamal feud, senior Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is hopeful that India will tour Bangladesh for a short Test and limited overs series as per bilateral FTP agreement after the completion of Indian Premier League.
The relationship between N Srinivasan and Mustafa Kamal might have been acrimonious in recent times but BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Saturday in a show of goodwill hosted a dinner party for the Bangladesh U-17 side that will play "Friendship Series' against CAB colts.
Mustafa Kamal was part of the presentation ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup but it was only after his allegations on the integrity of the match officials and his subsequent decision not to retract his comments which resulted in his removal from the presentation party.
Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Monday shot off a letter to BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya and secretary Anurag Thakur, asking the duo to "recall the nomination" of N Srinivasan from the powerful post of ICC chairman.
The simmering row within the International Cricket Council took an ugly turn on Monday with its President Mustafa Kamal threatening to expose "mischievious" designs of some people who had denied him the "constitutional right" to hand over the Word Cup Trophy.
Peeved at not being given the opportunity to hand out the World Cup trophy to the champions, International Cricket Council (ICC) President Mustafa Kamal left the Melbourne Cricket Ground even before the final between Australia and New Zealand finished.
The Associate cricket nations might be fuming at the prospect of a 10-team World Cup in 2019, but ICC President N Srinivasan today said they had no reason to feel left out as the format gives them a good chance at qualifying for the mega-event.
ICC chairman and former BCCI president N Srinivasan will watch India's World Cup semifinal against hosts Australia along with BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur while current president Jagmohan Dalmiya will not be in attendance due to health reasons.