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CoA may seek conflict exemption for players

Laxman is a member of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) — from which he has offered to step down — mentor of IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad and a commentator.

07 Jul 2019

COA to approach Apex Court on VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly's conflict of interest issue

Ganguly, who too is commentating in the World Cup, is a CAC member, Bengal cricket boss and advisor of IPL side Delhi Capitals.

07 Jul 2019

CoA to mull VVS Laxman case on Saturday

The order has already been communicated to Laxman, BCCI and complainant Sanjeev Gupta.

05 Jul 2019

CoA, amicus curiae meet to sort out conflict issue

As reported by this newspaper, CoA on Saturday discussed the conflict of interest rule with amicus curiae PS Narasimha.

30 Jun 2019

BCCI notice leaves heads scratching

Everything goes haywire after that as the second point reads male ex-cricketers, who have played at least ten first-class matches in any format at senior level are also eligible.

23 Jun 2019

CoA to discuss conflict of interest verdict on June 29

Jain also admitted that there may be some fallout of the order and suggested active players to apply their minds and be ready for such situation.

22 Jun 2019

ACB challenges Mohammad Shahzad to fitness test

Shahzad, the leading scorer for Afghanistan in the ODIs with 2727 runs from 84 matches so far, scored a nought and seven in two matches before being dropped.

16 Jun 2019

Another J&K cricketer accused of age-fudging

A day after Rasikh Salam Dar found himself in hot water for age-fudging, another Jammu and Kashmir cricketer Qamran Iqbal Lone has landed in trouble on the same charges.

14 Jun 2019

Keen to hold 2020 Asia Cup in Pakistan: Ehsan Mani

The tournament will be held in September next year ahead of the World T20 scheduled in Australia.

30 May 2019

Process initiated to form new Cricket Advisory Committee

The CAC has an important role to play according to the new BCCI constitution. Clause 26 A (ii) of the constitution says the CAC will appoint the men’s selection committee comprising five persons.

29 May 2019

Rinku Singh plays in Abu Dhabi T20 league, invites troubles

The performance might have fetched Rinku the Man of the Final award but his stint in the league could also spell trouble for the left-hand batsman.

21 May 2019

‘Home’ disadvantage for pak

With Afghanistan Cricket Board looking to host T20 league in India, Pakistan players will be forced to miss it

20 May 2019

Home-and-away rule to stay for knockout ties?

Despite changing it thrice in the past three seasons, Ranji Trophy format remains a bone of contention for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

18 May 2019

TNCA yet to comply with reform order?

After CoA’s meeting on May 3, it was learnt that 29 state associations out of 35 are either fully Lodha compliant or expected to achieve the status soon.

16 May 2019

Foreign kabaddi players turn tourists in absence of work visa

Kick-starting the league at such a short notice meant these foreigners failed to obtain work visas and were made to travel to India on tourist visas

14 May 2019

New issues raised as it becomes BCCI's guideline vs constitution

The new mechanism has been devised to put a check on frivolous complaints and entertain only genuine ones.

12 May 2019

Indore games

The Holkar dynasty promoted cricket on their turf by inviting stalwarts of the game like CK Nayudu and assembling a team that dominated Ranji Trophy. The glory days are over but the city’s love affair

05 May 2019

29 units compliant as election talk begins in BCCI

The CoA asked five state associations under BCCI to fall in line to be eligible for voting as the Supreme Court will be approached for the annual general meeting.

04 May 2019

Jasia first woman cricketer from Jammu & Kashmir on national radar

Frequent shutdowns and never-ending curfews forced Jasia Akhtar to shift from Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir to Punjab in 2013.

27 Apr 2019

How bookies exploit time lag between telecast and real action

When cricket matches are telecast live, the image on television appears a few seconds after the action has taken place.

25 Apr 2019

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