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 23, 2021 13:06
SAINT JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda: Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt has confirmed that CWI, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and the Hero Caribbean Premier League are engaged in talks for a tweaked CPL schedule to accommodate the second phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL). 
Jun 21, 2021 16:06
MUMBAI: Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and Sri Lanka’s spin bowling wizard Muttiah Muralitharan have been named the Greatest Of All Time (G.O.A.T) batsman and bowler respectively in Tests of the 21st century. The picks were made by a 50-member jury put together by Star Sports, India’s leading sports broadcaster, ahead of the ICC World Test Championship final. 
Jun 21, 2021 13:06
HYDERABAD: Himalaya MEN, the men’s grooming brand of The Himalaya Drug Company, and grooming partner for ICC’s men’s events till 2022, has come up with an innovative new campaign called “Cheer in Whites” for the ongoing World Test Championship final 2021.
Jun 21, 2021 10:06
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has decided to form a committee to look into compensating Indian domestic cricketers for loss of income suffered in the 2020 and 2021 seasons due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The decision was taken Sunday at the BCCI's 8th apex council meeting (emergent meeting).
Jun 21, 2021 10:06
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Sunday pledged a donation of Rs 100 million for the training and preparations of country's Olympic-bound athletes.  In a statement issued after the BCCI's 8th apex council meeting (emergent meeting) on Sunday, the Indian cricket board declared: "The summer Olympics is scheduled to be held in Tokyo from 23 July to 8th August 2021. 
Jun 21, 2021 08:06
KARACHI: BitBlaze has announced the launch of an exclusive limited-edition collection of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) featuring cricket heroes from Pakistan, including the legendary Wasim Akram.
Jun 18, 2021 12:06
NEW DELHI: GoDaddy Inc. Friday announced its official sponsorship of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Test Championship 2021.  By engaging with tournament viewers and cricket enthusiasts, GoDaddy aims to drive conversations and encourage digital adoption. The announcement is a continuation of GoDaddy’s association with the ICC, starting with the Men's Cricket World Cup. 
Jun 18, 2021 11:06
DUBAI: Jacob’s Creek, Australia’s number one bottled wine brand, has been announced as the official wine partner for the inaugural ICC World Test Championship final 2021, taking place in Southampton, 18 – 22 June.
Jun 18, 2021 11:06
DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC), through its Cricket for Good initiative, Thursday launched a fundraising campaign to support UNICEF’s emergency COVID-19 response in South Asia.  The campaign was launched ahead of the inaugural World Test Championship final being played in Southampton between India and New Zealand from Friday, June 18th, through to June 22.
Jun 18, 2021 10:06
NEW DELHI: DD Sports Channel 1 will telecast the ICC World Test Championship finals between India and New Zealand that kicks off later Friday.  DD FreeDish users can also listen to the live radio cricket commentary by All India Radio across the country. Apart from the broadcast of the final match on DD Sports, All India Radio Cricket commentary will be available on DD FreeDish DTH Satellite Radio.