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.
Successive cricket board treasurers have often asked for the beefing up of their office because of the nature of book-keeping they have to maintain. As a bonanza, the incumbent has not one, two but three offices -- including a plush five-star hotel suite.
Former Test all-rounder R G (Bapu) Nadkarni is pleasantly surprised by the Cricket Board`s decision to honour him with two other former India stalwarts at its 7th annual awards function here on January 11.
After BCCI General Manager Ratnakar Shetty`s threat to challenge the Mumbai Cricket Association`s decision barring BCCI employees from contesting the biennial elections, BCCI President N Srinivasan`s assistant Mayank Parikh has filed a case against the MCA questioning the same in a city court.
The members of the National Cricket Academy sub-committee were in for a rude shock when it was intimated that the BCCI has lost a whopping Rs 50 crore on a dubious land deal and it is now mulling on initiating criminal proceedings against those involved in the mess.
Mumbai Cricket Association has decided to consult its lawyers before sending a reply to the legal notice it received from former vice president Prof Ratnakar Shetty asking for the five-year-ban imposed on him to be lifted forthwith.
Top BCCI official Ratnakar Shetty has been summoned to attend the meeting of the Mumbai Cricket Association`s (MCA) inquiry committee, probing the matter of unsold tickets during the 2011 World Cup final held at the Wankhede Stadium, here on Wednesday.
Senior BCCI official Prof Ratnakar Shetty, who was today banned for five years by the Mumbai Cricket Association, slammed the decision saying it was a personal vendetta and vowed to challenge it legally.
Ahead of the tough Test series against formidable Australia, BCCI`s general manager for Game Development, Prof Ratnakar Shetty, said today that the players are geared up to measure up to the challenge.
The BCCI has cracked the whip on players who fudged their age this season and disqualified many of them on the basis of their X-ray reports, said BCCI`s Chief Administrative Officer Prof Ratnakar Shetty.