Cricket

NEW DELHI: The most powerful cricket body in the world has yet again been forced to eat humble pie after falling at the wrong end of the stick on the legal front. Needless to say, it is a seriously expensive pie. 

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly ready to cough up compensation of over Rs8 billion to IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala for terminating its contract in 2011, a massive mark-up on the Rs3 billion the team's promoters were initially willing to settle for.

Feb 26, 2021 17:02
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab & Haryana High Court Friday issued notice to Haryana on a petition filed by former cricketer Yuvraj Singh for quashing an FIR registered against him at the Hansi police station under provisions of the IPC and SC/ST Act for making “casteist remarks”.
Feb 26, 2021 17:02
NEW DELHI: This is surprising, but also makes eminent sense when looked at under a broader lens. At a time when COVID cases in India are seeing an upswing, the Board of Control for Cricket in India is reportedly moving away from the current presumption that the Indian Premier League would be played out between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, and instead exploring the option of playing the IPL across four to five cities. 
Feb 26, 2021 15:02
AHMEDABAD: One of the world’s biggest providers of independent news, The Associated Press, has ceased coverage of the big India-England cricket series. Reason: AP and other media outlets have been prohibited from sending independent photographers to the India-England test match in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. 
Feb 25, 2021 17:02
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council Thursday announced that for the first time ever 541 pathway event matches across three ICC World Cups will be live-streamed globally in partnership with IMG, ensuring more cricket from more nations than ever before is accessible to fans around the world.
Feb 24, 2021 19:02
MUMBAI: Even as the easing of border tensions between India and China has cleared the way for the Board of Control for Cricket in India to "pick up where it left off" on Chinese smartphone brand Vivo's title sponsorship of the Indian Premier League, new brands are reportedly set to add to the sponsorship lustre of the IPL.
Feb 24, 2021 16:02
AHMEDABAD: Indian President Ram Rath Kovind Wednesday officially inaugurated the newly revamped Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad, which has now been renamed the Narendra Modi Stadium. The change of name from Sardar Patel, India's first deputy Prime Minister, to Narendra Modi, the current Prime Minister of the country, was announced during the inauguration ceremony.
Feb 24, 2021 16:02
MUMBAI: Herbalife Nutrition has announced the renewal of contract with Indian cricketer and captain of the India national team Virat Kohli, for the year 2021.  Herbalife Nutrition will continue to work closely with Kohli to promote nutrition and wellness as a basis for high-quality sports performance.
Feb 24, 2021 12:02
MUMBAI: TAM Sports, the sports research division of TAM Media Research will turn pink starting Wednesday (24th Feb) afternoon, commemorating the pink ball Test Match between India and England in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Feb 23, 2021 19:02
AFTER TWO GRIPPING Test matches between India and England at Chepauk in Chennai, the series – which is tied at 1-1 – moves to Ahmedabad for the final two Tests. The venue will be the new-look, majestic Motera Stadium, which can now hold a capacity of 132000 & is the world’s largest stadium. 
Feb 23, 2021 19:02
MUMBAI: Even as Mumbai and Ahmedabad have been shortlisted as host cities for this year's Indian Premier League, with India's financial capital likely to host group stage matches across four venues and the refurbished Sardar Patel stadium in Motera to host the play-offs, the rise in COVID-cases in the country must be a matter of concern, more so since the plan is top allow 50% attendance.