Yuvraj Singh mulls retirement, may seek BCCI nod to compete in private T20 leagues

Yuvraj Singh mulls retirement, may seek BCCI nod to compete in private T20 leagues

NEW DELHI: Yuvraj Singh, one of India’s greatest limited overs cricketers, is seriously contemplating retirement from international cricket and pursue a freelance career in ICC approved foreign Twenty20 leagues. The Punjab left-hander would make a final decision only if he gets permission from the BCCI. It has been learnt that Yuvraj has come to terms […]

BCCI ethics officer devises mechanism for complainants

BCCI ethics officer devises mechanism for complainants

NEW DELHI: Inundated with frivolous complaints in recent times, the BCCI’s Ombudsman and Ethics Officer D K Jain has devised a mechanism to ensure that only genuine complaints are entertained. The newly formulated guidelines, uploaded by the BCCI on its website, come in the wake of a rise in number of mail from various sources […]

BCCI state units likely to be allowed 19-member Apex Council

BCCI state units likely to be allowed 19-member Apex Council

NEW DELHI: There is good news on the anvil for the Indian cricket board’s affiliated state units as their apex council composition is likely to be increased to 19 members, compared to the 9-member team of the BCCI. With around 30 out of 36 units becoming Lodha Compliant, it is learnt that majority of them […]

Ombudsman DK Jain to double up as BCCI’s Ethics Officer: COA

Ombudsman DK Jain to double up as BCCI’s Ethics Officer: COA

NEW DELHI: The BCCI’s newly-appointed ombudsman, Justice (Retd) DK Jain, will also be its ad-hoc Ethics Officer, the Committee of Administrators (COA) running Indian cricket said on Thursday. The COA, in its 10th Status Report filed on October 28, 2018, had requested the Supreme Court to appoint an Ethics Officer in addition to an Ombudsman […]

PCB pays compensation to BCCI

PCB pays compensation to BCCI

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board has paid the BCCI approximately $1.6 million as compensation after losing the case in the ICC’s Dispute Resolution Committee, PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani claimed on Monday. “We incurred costs of around $2.2 million on the compensation case which we lost,” Mani said. He insisted that besides the amount paid to […]

‘BCCI will not take ICC’s attempt to tamper with IPL kindly’

‘BCCI will not take ICC’s attempt to tamper with IPL kindly’

MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday that “some outstanding T20 leagues, including the IPL” have set the “gold standard” for operations globally and its objective “is to ensure other leagues around the world put in place the same minimum criteria and operate within a consistent framework”. The ICC’s statement came a day […]

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