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N Srinivasan's presence forces BCCI to adjourn working committee meeting
N Srinivasan's presence forces BCCI to adjourn working committee meeting

N Srinivasan attended the BCCI meeting in spite of stiff opposition from the board members. The BCCI working committee meeting was adjourned just minuted after it started on Friday evening due to the presence of former board president, N Srinivasan, ESPNCricinfo reports. The 70-year-old’s maintained he was entitled to attend the meeting in his capacity as TNCA president, but following stiff opposition from the members who cited &lsquo

Aug 28 2015
The future of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals is set to be decided today
The future of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals is set to be decided today

Will CSK survive? Two options have been finalised by the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council to decide on the future of former two former IPL champions team - Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK), reports ESPNcricinfo. Either invite bids for the two new teams for next two years or start preparing for the ten-team IPL from 2018 by giving fresh tenders to the two new teams for ten years. These options will be kept in

Aug 28 2015
CSK's petition to stay IPL suspension rejected by Madras High Court
CSK's petition to stay IPL suspension rejected by Madras High Court

CSK fans during the #SaveCSK campaign The Madras High Court has rejected Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) petition to put stay on their two-year suspension from Indian Premier League (IPL), reports NDTV. The two-judge bench comprising of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice T.S. Sivagnanam refused to give any relief to Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd. (CSKCL) and adjourned the case to September 23. The court while refusing the petition, al

Aug 27 2015
Why the arrival of BT Sport in the UK is exciting for English cricket's future
Why the arrival of BT Sport in the UK is exciting for English cricket's future

Worries for Sky? For decades, Sky Sports has dominated cricket coverage in the United Kingdom, all but securing a monopoly on the game. Their commentary team, which boasts Michael Atherton, Nasser Hussain, Michael Holding and David “Bumble” Lloyd, is renowned worldwide. Their cricket programming makes a strong case for being the best in the world, and they have shown every major England tour since 1990. However, with the arrival

Aug 27 2015
10 facts you need to know about Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny
10 facts you need to know about Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny

Binny during Australia tour Stuart Binny has established himself as a very useful cricketer for the Indian team, especially when wicket-to-wicket bowling all-rounder is in need. He has also maintained a regular place in the Karnataka Ranji team. Binny first came into the limelight when he joined the Indian Cricket League (a private cricket league funded by Zee Entertainment). He represented the Hyderabad Heroes team and

BCCI plan on retaining suspended IPL teams CSK and RR
BCCI plan on retaining suspended IPL teams CSK and RR

CSK and RR’s suspensions has thrown the IPL’s future into a limbo The BCCI working panel, which was formed after the Lodha committee suspended Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, is planning on recommending that the two teams be managed by under a new management for the next two years. ESPNcricinfo has also learnt that outright suspension is not even part of the plan. Running the franchises under a new independent manageme

Aug 21 2015
Humour: What if Cheteshwar Pujara was made captain of the Indian T20 side?
Humour: What if Cheteshwar Pujara was made captain of the Indian T20 side?

Pujara on his way to T20 World In the early hours of Monday morning, the Board of Calamity for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced Cheteshwar Pujara as the man to lead India in the T20 World Cup to be held next year. “Well, you must make a man earn his bread. This useless fellow is sitting with the squad in Sri Lanka doing nothing. I tell you, his patience, grit and concentration is not fit for Test cricket. Nor is his near p

Aug 20 2015
Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta rubbishes claims that her players 'threw away' IPL matches
Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta rubbishes claims that her players 'threw away' IPL matches

Zinta called the report “completely false” and added that she is proud of her IPL team  Preity Zinta, co-owner of the IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab has vehemently denied reports that had claimed her saying that some of the team’s players might have been involved in suspicious activity, The Hindustan Times reports. She stated the reports as “completely false” and added that she was very proud of her team an

Aug 19 2015