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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In an exclusive interview with TNIE, Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women's cricket team says she admires Virat Kohli.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly supported the pay hike demand made by the Indian captain Virat Kohli and former Indian captain MS Dhoni.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This comes after former team director Ravi Shastri said Indian players were being paid ‘peanuts’ compared to foreign cricketers.
Mohammad Kaif, who is presently a part of the Gujarat Lions coaching staff, was blessed with a baby girl on Tuesday evening.
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.
Virat Kohli’s poor run in the four test series continues with the Captain being dismissed for just 12 by Nathan Lyon.