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Fake FB Wall: Sreesanth checks into Wankhede, gets trolled by Dhoni and others
Fake FB Wall: Sreesanth checks into Wankhede, gets trolled by Dhoni and others

Disclaimer: This wall is not real and is meant just for humour. This has nothing to do with reality.

Jul 29 2015
A fan's view - Sreesanth is the hero that India needs
A fan's view - Sreesanth is the hero that India needs

Charges against Sreesanth were dropped As we took a sip from our morning coffee on the 16th of May in 2013 and grabbed the tabloid, the one-liner of the day left us in awe. The temperamental and entertaining speedster from Kerala, S.Sreesanth along with his Rajasthan Royals teammates, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were detained by the Delhi police on charges of spot-fixing.  Sreesanth bore the brunt of public ire and overni

Jul 28 2015
Aditya Verma welcomes court's decision on Sreesanth, steps up battle against N Srinivasan
Aditya Verma welcomes court's decision on Sreesanth, steps up battle against N Srinivasan

Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma said the court’s “decision is a slap on N Srinivasan’s face” Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Saturday welcomed a Delhi court's decision to drop charges against former India pacer S. Sreesanth and 35 other accused in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting case. Delhi Police fi

Jul 26 2015
The IPL mess: Analyzing the clean-up options
The IPL mess: Analyzing the clean-up options

CSK and RR have been suspended for two years All that the average Indian can identify from the Great Indian Cricketing Circus’ latest shenanigans is that the BCCI was going to try to walk the talk and actually get something done. But in the melting pot of the star-studded Indian Premier League (IPL), the ‘walk’ part is somehow buried deep under the explosive revelations, resounding aftershocks of impartial j

Jul 26 2015
'Conflict of interest' issue returns to hound new India captain Virat Kohli
'Conflict of interest' issue returns to hound new India captain Virat Kohli

New India Test captain Virat Kohli also gets embroiled in ‘conflict of interest’ controversy After N Srinivasan and MS Dhoni, the ‘conflict of interest’ issue that has hounded Indian cricket in the last few years has caught up with new India Test captain Virat Kohli. BCCI is currently getting a ‘no-conflict-of-interest’ undertaking signed by all Board members, and will ask all the players to follow su

Reports: BCCI to bring back Kochi franchise in IPL to avoid 900-crore payout
Reports: BCCI to bring back Kochi franchise in IPL to avoid 900-crore payout

An IPL match in 2011 between Kochi Tuskers and Delhi Daredevils If reports are to be believed, IPL 9 is very likely to see the return of Kochi Tuskers in place of one of the two suspended teams – Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings – with the other alternative on BCCI’s hands being to pay Rs 900 crore to Kochi Cricket Pvt Ltd (KCPL). Kochi Tuskers Kerala was terminated by the BCCI in September 2011, the franchise bein

Jul 24 2015
Sourav Ganguly in BCCI panel to study Lodha Committee verdict
Sourav Ganguly in BCCI panel to study Lodha Committee verdict

Ganguly is also the part of BCCI’s advisory panel The Governing Council (GC) of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has announced the panel members' name who will be studying the Lodha Committee verdict. The panel will constitute the former Indian team captain, Sourav Ganguly and the chairman of Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajeev Shukla, will be joined by Anurag Thakur, the secretary of the Board of Cricket for Control

Jul 20 2015
BCCI to form panel to study Lodha Committee ruling
BCCI to form panel to study Lodha Committee ruling

Franchises of CSK and RR have been banned for two years Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The Governing Council (GC) of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Sunday decided to abide by the Lodha Committee verdict and will constitute a panel to study the order suspending two franchises and banning two team officials. The Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee on July 14 suspended Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals for two years from the

Jul 19 2015
BCCI now compelled to implement Lodha committee findings: Shashank Manohar
BCCI now compelled to implement Lodha committee findings: Shashank Manohar

Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar Kolkata, July 18: Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Shashank Manohar on Saturday said the board has done nothing to improve its image and now has no choice but to implement the Lodha Committee's findings. "The BCCI has done nothing to improve its image and now the board has no option but to implement the findings of the Lodha Committee," Manohar told India Toda

Jul 18 2015
Sponsors adopt a 'wait and watch' approach as BCCI struggle to restore IPL credibility
Sponsors adopt a 'wait and watch' approach as BCCI struggle to restore IPL credibility

Rajiv Shukla will chair the IPL governing council meeting on Sunday, one the league’s stakeholders will be paying close attention to   The after-effects of the Lodha panel verdict on IPL are set to continue with sponsors and commercial partners of the various teams playing a waiting game with regards to their future move, ESPNcricinfo reported. The BCCI are set to hold a meeting of the IPL Governing Council at Mumbai tomorrow

Jul 18 2015
Would have taken action against guilty players myself: Rahul Dravid
Would have taken action against guilty players myself: Rahul Dravid

Rajasthan Royals mentor Rahul Dravid Rahul Dravid became the first high-profile Indian cricketer to comment on the two-year suspension of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the IPL, saying that he had full faith in the decision taken by the judicial panel, and that he would have himself taken strict action had he come to know his players were involved in corruption. Dravid, known as the very embodiment of the rule-abiding gentle

Jul 17 2015
CSK suspension: 5 players other teams would love to have
CSK suspension: 5 players other teams would love to have

The Lodha Committee has delivered its judgment recommending BCCI to terminate the two franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, although a slight confusion still prevails. Only BCCI can take that action given it is out of the disciplinary committee’s ambit. While the court encourages termination, it is up to the BCCI to take the call. In such a scenario, future of the players belonging to these two franchises remains in doubt. G

Jul 17 2015
Interest of CSK, Royals' players will be paramount: Rajiv Shukla
Interest of CSK, Royals' players will be paramount: Rajiv Shukla

Rajiv Shukla Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Indian Premier League's (IPL) governing council chairman Rajiv Shukla on Thursday said the interest of cricketers of suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) sides will be primary and all options will be explored to retain the brand value of the world's richest domestic T20 competition. "Our aim is to make IPL 9 better than the previous editions. So the work is going on. We rest assured that it

Jul 16 2015
BCCI will decide what to do with CSK, Royals: Lodha
BCCI will decide what to do with CSK, Royals: Lodha

Justice RM Lodha announced the IPL verdict yesterday New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Justice R.M. Lodha (retired), who gave a landmark verdict in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will decide what to do with the franchises which have been suspended for two years. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals were on Tuesday suspended from the IPL for two ye

Jul 16 2015
Chennai Super Kings planning to appeal IPL suspension
Chennai Super Kings planning to appeal IPL suspension

CSK along with Rajasthan Royals has been banned for two seasons in the IPL Chennai Super Kings’ owners have indicated that they are likely to appeal the punishment handed out to them by the Lodha panel, ESPNcricinfo reported. The Supreme Court appointed three-member panel delivered its verdict in the IPL spot-fixing case on Tuesday and handed CSK along with Rajasthan Royals, two years suspension from the T20 league. The deci

Jul 16 2015
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