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.

Nov 25, 2022 16:11
MUMBAI: The BCCI has reportedly set a base price of Rs 400 crores for parties interested in bidding for one of the five franchises that will be competing in the inaugural season of the Women’s IPL, set to debut in March 2023. 
Nov 24, 2022 15:11
PAARL, South Africa: Royals Sports Group-owned Paarl Royals, one of SA20’s founding franchises, have revealed that the Boland Park-based team will be extending their support towards a local competition – the Boland Premier League (BPL) – which is in its inaugural season. 
Nov 23, 2022 19:11
MUMBAI: Culver Max Entertainment (aka Sony Pictures Networks India), Wednesday confirmed the acquisition of exclusive television rights to broadcast the upcoming India tour of Bangladesh, which will include three one-day internationals and two Tests.  The matches will air LIVE on Sony Sports Ten 5, Sony Sports Ten 3 and Sony Sports Ten 4 channels exclusively for the territory of India.
Nov 23, 2022 18:11
The inaugural edition of the International League T20 (ILT20) in the UAE will start on Friday, January 13, in Dubai, the Emirates Cricket Board has confirmed. Making its debut in January (2023), the inaugural ILT20, which has received multi-year ICC approval, will be played in a 34-match format over four weeks across the UAE’s cricket facilities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, the ECB stated Tuesday.
Nov 23, 2022 17:11
Another not so subtle exercise to ensure more India games? More than likely. The ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 in the West Indies and USA will be played in a different format, with the 20 participating teams divided into four groups of five teams each.  The top two teams from each of the four groups will progress to a Super Eight phase, where they will be further divided into two groups of four each.
Nov 22, 2022 17:11
MUMBAI: Ahead of the IPL mini-auction, a total of 163 players have been retained among the ten franchises while 85 were released. For the mini-auction, the teams, over and above the purse left after last year’s auction and this year’s retention/release, will have an additional Rs 5 crore to spend.
Nov 22, 2022 14:11
MUMBAI: Viacom18 is gearing up to bring the sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 to viewers across India. Eight teams will play 33 matches across 12 days at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium from Wednesday, November 23, running through to December 4.  Matches will be available to all viewers on JioCinema. The TV broadcast schedule will include Sports18 Khel and Colors Cineplex SD & HD.
Nov 21, 2022 17:11
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Cricket, which has had a more than troubled run as far as its IPL templated T20 tournament Lanka Premier League is concerned, has announced the launch of the Lanka T10 League. SLC's commercial partner for the Lanka T10 League is TTen Global Sports, promoters of the well established Abu Dhabi T10, which will have its sixth season early next year.
Nov 18, 2022 20:11
NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh: Fantasy sports platform Real11 has announced the appointment of Indian cricketer Kuldeep Yadav as its brand ambassador.  The company said the association with the cricketer will help it reach a wider audience in the nation.  
Nov 18, 2022 19:11
MUMBAI: After delivering three seasons of 10 PL, the World Cup of Tennis ball cricket, Petromann Sports Managament announced Friday that Season 4 will be held in India from 18-25 December.