PCB threatens to sue BCCI for not honouring MoU

PCB threatens to sue BCCI for not honouring MoU

KARACHI: Pakistani cricket authorities have threatened to sue Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for not playing bilateral series, causing them huge financial losses. Najam Sethi, Chairman of PCB’s Executive Committee tweeted on Wednesday night that they have conveyed it to the BCCI officials on then sidelines of ICC Executive Board meeting in […]

BCCI revenue share halved by ICC but still more than others

BCCI revenue share halved by ICC but still more than others

DUBAI: A whopping cut notwithstanding, the BCCI will still get the biggest share in the new revenue model of the International Cricket Council (ICC), which set aside USD 293 million for India across an eight-year cycle. In a major loss of face yesterday, the BCCI was out-voted in its opposition to the new model, which […]

HC issues notice to BCCI on plea for making JKCA ‘functional’

HC issues notice to BCCI on plea for making JKCA ‘functional’

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has issued a notice, seeking reply from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BBCI) and others to make Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association ‘functional’ and elect its management under the guidelines provided by the Supreme Court. Hearing a petition filed by two cricketers — Sajjad Ahmad Sofi and Sarfaraz […]

‘Indian umpires in desperate need of mentorship’

‘Indian umpires in desperate need of mentorship’

New Delhi:  Erratic umpiring has been a bane of Indian cricket and as it gets highlighted through the IPL, former international umpire K Hariharan says the standard can improve by having mentors guide the “clueless” officials. “Like the selectors are constantly watching the players from the sidelines, you have to have mentors for umpires who […]

BCCI releases pending funds for players and state bodies

BCCI releases pending funds for players and state bodies

New Delhi: The BCCI has released pending payments to various stakeholders which include Test match centres, state bodies, match fee of India players besides salary of coaches and commentators. Also the IPL franchises were paid one installment of their share from the “Net Central Rights”. The board’s website has uploaded all the payments and specific […]

Seven in a row: India beat Australia to regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

Seven in a row: India beat Australia to regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy

DHARAMSHALA: A clinical India Tuesday regained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, beating Australia by eight wickets in the deciding fourth Test here to clinch one of the most controversial and hard-fought bilateral contests in recent times. It was India’s seventh Test series win in a row — continuing the dominance that started in 2015 with Sri Lanka, […]

Aussie cricketers are no longer friends: Kohli

Aussie cricketers are no longer friends: Kohli

DHARAMSHALA: Indian captain Virat Kohli Tuesday said he no longer considers Australian cricketers his friends after being targetted both on and off the field by them in a fiercely-fought Test series that his team won. Kohli had stopped short of calling Steve Smith a cheat for his ‘DRS Brain Fade’ moment after which a section […]

India taught me how to handle different situations: Smith

India taught me how to handle different situations: Smith

DHARAMSHALA: Australia skipper Steve Smith Tuesday lauded the Indian team’s approach of aggression blended with caution as it helped him understand the “different tempos” of a Test match. “They have played a pretty aggressive style of game at times and defensive at others and that’s something I have learned as well. You have to go […]

IND Vs AUS, 4TH TEST, DAY-2: Lyon’s four-for tightens fight for lead

IND Vs AUS, 4TH TEST, DAY-2: Lyon’s four-for tightens fight for lead

DHARAMSHALA: Indian batsmen frittered away the initial advantage before reaching 248 for six against a disciplined Australia to leave the fourth and final cricket Test evenly poised, here Sunday. India are still 52 runs short of Australia’s first innings total of 300 as atleast three batsmen failed to convert their starts into big knocks. With […]

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