BCCI, Vivo suspend IPL partnership for one year, may resume next year
The BCCI sent out a one-line statement without giving any details to say that Vivo will not be associated with the IPL this year. Vivo won the IPL title sponsorship rights for five years from 2018 to 2022 for a reported sum of Rs 2190 crore, approximately Rs 440 crore per annum.
J-K Cricket Association scam: ED questions ex-CM Farooq Abdullah; son Omar alleges ‘political vendetta’
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is o...
ED questions Farooq Abdullah in case related to alleged fraud in JK Cricket Association
The ED case is based on an FIR filed by the CBI, which booked former JKCA office-bearers, including general secretary Mohammed Saleem Khan and former treasurer Ahsan Ahmad Mirza.
Spectating Spectator Sports: COVID-19 is dismantling stadium culture, one screen at a time
Watching spectator sports from home has always been and always will be, a finer, more joyous, less harrowing experience than watching it from the stands. And don’t let any season ticket-holding mobster tell you otherwise.Blasphemous as this may sound, think about it. From the sports purist’s angle, the players ‘down there’ are not blurs or dots on your TV or smartphone screen.
Ganguly announces cancellation of Asia Cup in September
Pakistan had the hosting rights of the six-team continental event but it was expected to be held in the UAE.
Sunil Narine reported for suspect action at IPL
The 32-year-old picked up two wickets in his four overs during the match on Saturday, which KKR won by two runs defending 165.
BCCI not to punish players if they admit to age fudging, two-year ban otherwise
"Under this scheme, players who voluntarily declare that they have manipulated their date of birth by submitting fake/tampered documents in the past will not be suspended and allowed to participate in the appropriate age group level if they disclose their actual date of birth (DOB)," the BCCI said in a release.
Mashrafe Mortaza and two other cricketers test positive for COVID-19 in Bangladesh
Mortaza was reportedly unwell for the last couple of days and tested positive for the contagious disease on Friday. He is currently in self-isolation at his residence. According to local media, some of Mortaza's family members had tested positive earlier.
IPL: Star, Franchise owners seek clarity from BCCI
Team owners are also concerned about sponsorships and gate revenues (ticket sales) as it is learned that the BCCI is not going to compensate for the loss of gate revenues.
IPL will only be staged abroad as a last resort: BCCI
The annual tournament was originally scheduled to begin on March 29 but was postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19. India's death toll from the pandemic surpassed 20,000 on Tuesday.
We are going ahead with women's IPL on time, says BCCI President Sourav Ganguly
The men's IPL will be held between September 19 and November 8 or 10 (final date yet to be locked in) in the UAE due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in India. The women's IPL will also be fit in to the schedule, according to the BCCI chief.
Virat Kohli under 'conflict of interest' scanner, Sanjeev Gupta writes to BCCI Ethics Officer
Gupta, in his mail, has mentioned the Indian captain's involvement with Virat Kohli Sports LLP company, which has two Directors/Owners namely Virat Kohli & Amit Arun Sajdeh, and Cornerstone Venture Partners LLP. which has three Directors/Owners namely Virat Kohli, Amit Arun Sajdeh and Binoy Bharat Khimji.
T20 World Cup in 2020 ‘unrealistic’, says Cricket Australia chairman
Cricket Australia (CA) chairman Earl Eddings on June 16 said that staging the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia is ‘unrealistic’ due to the ong...
Test cricket is back, England takes on West Indies today with new ICC rules
Test cricket is back! Nearly four months after the world of cricket came to a halt due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, cricket is set to f...