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Smaller tournaments soft targets as bookies exploit loopholes in BCCI’s arrangements

The 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal should have been an awakening of sorts for the BCCI. Sadly, no lesson seems to have been learnt from that fiasco.

17 Sep 2019

Net fix: TNPL under Anti-Corruption Unit's scanner

Franchises, players and coaches under the scanner as BCCI anti-corruption wing and Tamil Nadu Cricket Association launch probes into allegations of fixing in TNPL

17 Sep 2019

Two international cricketers under BCCI scanner for links with bookies?

Even last year, the ICC’s Anti-Corruprion Unit (ACU) had probed two teams from KPL and it is believed to be ongoing.  

17 Sep 2019

Help India's physically challenged cricketer Sachin Siva pursue his passion

Despite representing the country for over four years, chances of a cricket buff knowing him are zero, unless Siva introduces himself.

16 Sep 2019

Toilers get cold shoulder in opening gambit

It is the sort of gamble one believed India had stopped taking in longer formats after losing Test series in South Africa and England.

13 Sep 2019

Rohit Sharma ready. Is India open for Test run?

Promotion to top likely for Mumbaikar in South Africa series with Rahul set to get axe; Gill in contention for third-opener slot.

12 Sep 2019

Transistor time as live cricket commentary to be back on All India Radio

All this is in reference to BCCI and All India Radio entering a two-year deal which will see live radio commentary back on air.

11 Sep 2019

BCCI AGM could be delayed

Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) is among the ones yet to comply with the new constitution of BCCI.

11 Sep 2019

Select outlet: An interview with MSK Prasad

Opening up on a range of issues, chief selector MSK Prasad expresses satisfaction over progress made by Pant, says back-up options for Dhoni are being groomed across formats in ‘A’ team programme

03 Sep 2019

Scores and Mike Hussey tips Ruturaj Gaikwad’s capital

It left him with a fractu­red finger. Ruturaj Gaikwad had to wait till February to play for Maharashtra again.

29 Aug 2019

Huge jump in anti-doping awareness calls post Prithvi Shaw

Over the last 20 days, the helpline, which is operated by BCCI’s anti-doping manager Dr Abhijit Salvi, has been receiving an average of 80-100 queries daily.

27 Aug 2019

In this conflict zone, cricket takes a backseat

That’s what the last three coach appointments for the men’s cricket team have witnessed.

24 Aug 2019

Pending conflict clearance, Vikram Rathour to take charge as India's batting coach

After a four-day process to identify the support staff, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri announced the recommendations made by Prasad & Co.

23 Aug 2019

Can’t put a finger on it

Experts back Kuldeep as primary spin option, despite trade-off of benching world-class bowlers in Ashwin & Jadeja.

22 Aug 2019

Vikram Rathour padding up to take on role of India’s batting coach

As the selection panel ended the process for selecting India’s support staff, Vikram Rathour has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Sanjay Bangar as batting coach.

22 Aug 2019