Indian Cricket

Women's cricket joins golden league, BCCI earns Rs 4669.99 crore for 5 WPL teams

The BCCI on Wednesday earned a Rs 4669.99 crore from the sale of five teams in the inaugural Women's Premier League (WPL), with Adani Sportsline shelling out a massive Rs 1289 crore for the Ahmedabad team, which emerged as the most expensive franchise. IPL team owners Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals made successful bids of Rs 912.99 crore, Rs 901 crore and Rs 810 crore respectively to enter the WPL. Capri Global Holdings got the Lucknow franchise for Rs 757 crore. Earlier this month, the BCCI sold the media rights of the Women's Premier League to Viacom18 for Rs 951 crore, getting a Rs 7.09 crore per match, for five years.

published on : 26th January 2023

BCCI announces equal international match fee for men, women cricketers; historic move

BCCI announced equal pay for all contracted men and women Team India cricketers. BCCI secretary Jay Shah took to twitter to announce the development. According to the current system, women cricketers will be paid the same match fee as their male counterparts.

published on : 27th October 2022

End of the Raj: 22 yards, 23 years and a legacy to last forever

Indian skipper #MithaliRaj announced retirement from all forms of international cricket. Mithali is currently the leading run-getter in women's ODIs.The veteran Indian cricketer has represented India in 232 matches, amassing 7,805 runs at an average of 50.68. #Mithali made the announcement on Twitter where she shared a heartwarming statement summing up her 23-year-long career.

published on : 13th June 2022

In Conversation | "I never compare myself or anyone with MS Dhoni": Sanju Samson

The New Indian Express caught up with the Indian wicket-keeper, batsman #SanjuSamson where he spoke about life in lockdown, #IPL, future of sporting events and his practice sessions ahead of the Ranji Trophy.

published on : 4th July 2020

Jonty Tales: Rhodes on Sachin, Kohli and greatest fielder now

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes shares his views on India, surfing, Virat Kohli, and other cricket legends. He also reveals the best fielder in world cricket right now.

published on : 28th August 2019

In Conversation: Mithali Raj gets candid about her male counterpart Virat Kohli

In an exclusive interview with TNIE, Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women's cricket team says she admires Virat Kohli.

published on : 18th August 2019

Kapil Dev on his favourite cricketers, and it's not Kohli or Dhoni!

From his favourite players in the current Indian World Cup side to his thoughts on Virat Kohli as a captain, Kapil Dev had his say on all things Indian cricket.

published on : 17th June 2019

Indian fans go gaga as World Cup fever grips England

Indian fans in a frenzy as World Cup 2019 fever grips England & Wales. Fans have turned out in large numbers to celebrate the showpiece event.

published on : 15th June 2019

Tunbridge Wells da jawab nahin: Where Kapil Dev changed Indian cricket forever

The Nevill Ground is one of the many grounds in England with a long history. India-Zimbabwe 1983 World Cup game remains the only men’s international fixture held here. 

published on : 9th June 2019

Team India look to begin World Cup 2019 with a bang

The two-time world champions Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team will be raring to get on the field when they square off against South Africa.

published on : 5th June 2019

Could have sorted things within family: Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami on wife's allegations

The cricketer said, "I am open to investigation, however, had she could have sat down and sorted the problems within the family, it could have been better for the children."

published on : 11th March 2018

Sourav Ganguly BacksVirat Kohli’s Demand For Pay Hike 

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly supported the pay hike demand made by the Indian captain Virat Kohli and former Indian captain MS Dhoni.

published on : 2nd December 2017

Anil Kumble's role has been impeccable, there were perception issues: Vinod Rai

After Kumble resigned as the coach of Indian Cricket Team, Committee of Administrators Chief Vinod Rai stated that there were perception issues and professional differences between coach and Kohli.

published on : 25th June 2017

Rahul Dravid disturbed by Ramachandra Guha’s allegations?

It looks like the allegations of issue of conflict of interest against Dravid that the former CoA member Guha brought up in his resignation letter has disturbed the former Indian skipper.

published on : 10th June 2017

Decision on Anil Kumble to be taken on June 26

Anil Kumble is set to continue his stint as India coach at least until the West Indies tour, with the Cricket Advisory Committee asking the BCCI for more time to resolve the issue.

published on : 10th June 2017

Harbhajan Singh writes to Indian Cricket Team coach Anil Kumble

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has written a letter to Indian cricket team coach Anil Kumble regarding the financial condition of an average Indian domestic cricketer.

published on : 18th May 2017

Virat Kohli demands pay hike from BCCI

This comes after former team director Ravi Shastri said Indian players were being paid ‘peanuts’ compared to foreign cricketers.

published on : 5th April 2017

Cricketer Mohammad Kaif becomes father for the second time

Mohammad Kaif, who is presently a part of the Gujarat Lions coaching staff, was blessed with a baby girl on Tuesday evening.

published on : 5th April 2017

Dravid could be next coach for Indian cricket team

There is a buzz that Anil Kumble could be promoted to the post of director of the Indian Cricket Team. In that case Rahul Dravid will be taking over as coach.

published on : 12th March 2017

Sunil Gavaskar's advice to Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli’s poor run in the four test series continues with the Captain being dismissed for just 12 by Nathan Lyon.

published on : 5th March 2017
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