Du Plessis wants to use the T20 series as an opportunity to give the younger players exposure to Indian conditions South Africa’s T20 skipper Faf du Plessis is eyeing the upcoming T20 series against India as build up to the 2016 World T20 which will be hosted by India, ESPNCricinfo reports. He revealed that he would be using the three-match series as an opportunity for the younger players to get used to playing in Indian condition
IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla said the BCCI has always taken strict action on issues related to the league IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla has defended the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) stance on the Indian Premier League (IPL), IBNLive reports. The senior board official remained sceptical about the India-Pakistan series scheduled for December this year while he lauded India team director Ravi Shastri for the team’s rece
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
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
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
The game of cricket portrays emotions in a beautiful canvas. The reactions of each team that plays the game is mirrored by its fans on a huge scale. Cricketers have immense potential to draw out emotions from the spectators of the sport, and their actions can make the entire world beam with joy, be it a cheeky gesture on-field, a witty remark during the presentation ceremony, a show of sportsmanship, or even an expressive celebration.
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
Fans signing A group of die-hard fans got together in an attempt, to save team Chennai Super Kings (CSK) from suspension/ban. The #SaveCSK Signature campaign happened near the Pattabhiram gate of M.A. Chidambaram stadium on Saturday 1st Aug led by H. Saravanan (Twitter @cricsuperfan), a prominent fan who was seen sporting yellow paint during the team’s Indian Premier League (IPL) matches many a times. The signature campaign recei
CSK and RR might get the pink slips from BCCI In the light of the verdict by the Supreme court appointed Lodha committee, BCCI had formed its own working group to understand the impact and ramifications of the verdict and present its finding to the IPL governing council. It appears that BCCI is mulling over the termination of the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals’s contract, as per a report in Time of India. A new auction coul
Ajinkya Rahane was named India captain for India’s recent tour of Zimbabwe Suresh Raina had been named India captain but was ‘rested’ for the Zimbabwe tour after the BCCI intervened, according to a report in The Indian Express. The reason why BCCI did not want Raina to be captain was because he had been accused of corrupt practices by former IPL chief Lalit Modi. The subsequent naming of Ajinkya Rahane as captain
Rajasthan Royals’ Shane Watson and Chennai Super Kings’ MS Dhoni during the coin toss in IPL 2015 BCCI's four-member working group, formed to study the verdict relating to the IPL corruption scandal, will meet representatives of six IPL franchises on 6 and 7 August in Mumbai. However, representatives of the banned teams – Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals – will not be invited, according to a report on
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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
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
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