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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
Is Ajinkya Rahane on the road to becoming India's next Mr. Dependable?
Is Ajinkya Rahane on the road to becoming India's next Mr. Dependable?

Ajinkya Rahane dives to avoid getting run out on Day 4 of the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka Till January 2012, India used to have the Mr. Dependable, Rahul Dravid, who could do almost anything that is there to be done on the cricket field. If India needed to survive the whole day to draw a Test Match, Rahul dropped the anchor. If Virender Sehwag got injured, Rahul was there to open the innings. If the team did not have a wicket keeper, Rah

Aug 25 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
Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals may get terminated
Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals may get terminated

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

Aug 9 2015
RCB's Iqbal Abdullah reports corrupt approach during IPL 8
RCB's Iqbal Abdullah reports corrupt approach during IPL 8

Left-arm spinner Iqbal Abdullah (R) Indian Premier League's (IPL) worries are not stopping at all as Iqbal Abdulla of Royal Challengers Bangalore today reported a suspect approach by one person during IPL 2015 season, reports ESPNcricinfo. Abdullah was approached by an unknown person who offered him big cash for leaking team information. He had reported it to Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ASCU) of Indian cricket board as soon afte

Aug 6 2015
Pravin Tambe likely to escape sanction for featuring in match with banned Mohammad Ashraful
Pravin Tambe likely to escape sanction for featuring in match with banned Mohammad Ashraful

Tambe said that he was unaware of Ashraful’s participation in the tournament Rajasthan Royals leg-spinner Pravin Tambe is likely to escape punishment for appearing in a private T20 tournament in New Jersey that also featured banned cricketer Mohammad Ashraful, ESPNCricinfo reports. Whether the tournament was organised by the USA Cricket Association (USACA), who themselves were suspended by the ICC in June, is not certain and Tamb

Aug 6 2015
MCA not to appeal Ankeet Chavan's plea to the BCCI
MCA not to appeal Ankeet Chavan's plea to the BCCI

Ankeet Chavan was alledgedly involved in IPL corruption scandal The Mumbai Cricket Association has declined Ankeet Chavan's request to appeal against the BCCI's decision that banned him for life for his supposed involvement in the IPL corruption scandal in 2013. The MCA is resolute to not interfere in the matter as Chavan has been found guilty of breaching the BCCI code of conduct. "Ankeet Chavan, who has been cleared of MCOCA

Aug 5 2015
Pravin Tambe played with banned Mohammad Ashraful in US
Pravin Tambe played with banned Mohammad Ashraful in US

Tambe said he didn’t know until he got down on pitch about Ashraful’s involvement IPL star leg-spinner Pravin Tambe was spotted as reported by ESPNcricinfo, in USA participating in a Twenty20 tournament alongside banned Bangladeshi player, Mohammad Ashraful. Tambe said he was unaware of the fact that Ashraful is taking part in the match until he took field. "I had no idea it was an official tournament," Tambe said. &q

Aug 5 2015
CSK and RR representatives not invited to BCCI meeting to discuss IPL 2016
CSK and RR representatives not invited to BCCI meeting to discuss IPL 2016

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

Aug 4 2015
Former India legends' cricket involvement under conflict of interest scanner
Former India legends' cricket involvement under conflict of interest scanner

Former player like Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble are now under the glare of BCCI’s crackdown on ‘conflict of interest’ The clean-up act of Indian cricket which the BCCI is attempting to do has already had some serious repercussions, and the dual roles of former India legends like Anil Kumble, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly are the latest issue that has come under the spotlight, according to

Aug 3 2015
How innocent are Sreesanth, Chandila and Chavan?
How innocent are Sreesanth, Chandila and Chavan?

Are the trio completely innocent? In the summer of 2013, life presented Rahul Dravid with one of its cruellest ironies. The cricketer, who epitomised honesty in cricket, going out all lengths to ensure that the “gentleman’s game” remained just that, was forced to take a step back as three of his teammates from his Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals namely S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila, were arr

Jul 31 2015