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.

Jun 15, 2021 16:06
DUBAI: Even as unnamed BCCI sources offer various scenarios being comtemplated under which the upcoming T20 World Cup could still be staged in India, International Cricket Council interim CEO Geoff Allardice has sought to offer a reality check.
Jun 15, 2021 16:06
MUMBAI: Edtech company upGrad Tuesday announced an advertising tie-up with Star Sports for the upcoming ICC World Test Championship (WTC) finals: India Vs NZ and the 2021 Wimbledon Championship.  This marks upGrad’s third collaboration/association with Star Sports post, IPL 2020, and India vs England series in 2021, thereby strengthening upGrad’s deep India penetration.
Jun 14, 2021 22:06
DUBAI: The winners of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final between India and New Zealand will take home a purse of $1.6 million, along with the ICC Test Championship Mace, the International Cricket Council announced Monday.
Jun 14, 2021 16:06
MUMBAI: Dentsu International has announced the launch of its sports marketing unit in India. The launch is supported by Dentsu Sports International (DSI) - headquartered in Tokyo, and Dentsu Sports Asia (DSAsia), Singapore.
Jun 14, 2021 13:06
MUMBAI: Shyam Steel India one of leading producers and manufacturers of TMT Bars in India, Monday announced its association for ICC World Test Championship final as the official partner for the event.  The inaugural championship match will be played between India and New Zealand and is slated to take place from 18th to 22nd June, plus a reserve day, at Southampton, England.
Jun 14, 2021 13:06
NEW DELHI: TCM Sports Management has appointed Sudip Roy as executive vice president – New Business. Roy will be responsible for developing revenue strategies for the full service sports marketing and management company's new business verticals - digital platforms, branded content opportunities in sports, new IPs & sports events, media partnerships – agencies & media owners.
Jun 14, 2021 07:06
MUMBAI: Eleven cricketers with domestic experience in India, including ex-India under-19 player Smit Patel, former Delhi batsman Milind Kumar and ex-Gujarat pacer Siddharth Trivedi, have reportedly been named in the roster for Minor League Cricket T20 (MiLC), a 27 city-based franchise tournament in the US.
Jun 14, 2021 07:06
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council has announced a special edition intake of 10 cricket icons into the ICC Hall of Fame to celebrate the history of Test cricket, and to coincide with the first ever ICC World Test Championship final. 
Jun 14, 2021 07:06
MUMBAI: The Prince of Wales has kick started this year’s ‘Palaces on Wheels’ cycling event, a fundraising initiative by the British Asian Trust. 
Jun 14, 2021 06:06
MUMBAI: Virat Kohli, captain of the Indian cricket team, continues his association with Audi India, the German luxury automobiles manufacturer.