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.

Jan 19, 2021 14:01
MUMBAI: This is certainly welcome news if it proves true. The Ranji Trophy, India’s premier First-Class tournament, which couldn’t be conducted last year due to the pandemic, will likely be held before the Indian Premier League (IPL), Indian Express reports. 
Jan 18, 2021 15:01
MUMBAI: The mini-auction before the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League is expected to take place on 16th February.  Before that, players who are currently out of contract can register online before February 4. Also, all the franchises have been informed that the last date by which they should announce their list of retained players for the 2021 edition of the IPL is 20th January. 
Jan 18, 2021 13:01
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India held its apex council meeting on Sunday during which the BCCI gave its approval to start the season for the women’s senior team from March and confirmed that the New Zealand men's team will tour India as part of preparations for the T20 World Cup later this year.
Jan 15, 2021 16:01
NEW DELHI: Yawn! Another of those toothless notices that are all about form but of no substance. At least that is this website's considered view. 
Jan 12, 2021 22:01
MUMBAI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will hold its apex council meeting on Sunday, in which the board will not only discuss the fate of the domestic season, but also discuss the tax issues that the Indian board needs to sort out with an eye on the 2021 T20 World Cup, for which the country is scheduled to hold.
Jan 11, 2021 10:01
MUMBAI: International Management Group, which has held the events rights of the Indian Premier League since its inception, is in crisis talks with the BCCI to try and salvage the deal, after the Indian cricket board sent IMG a termination notice last week. As a top BCCI official told PTI on Friday: "Yes, we have sent them a termination notice."  
Jan 07, 2021 19:01
MUMBAI: The BCCI on Thursday formally wrote to Cricket Australia seeking relaxation in hard quarantine protocol of Brisbane for the fourth Test to go ahead, reminding the host board that the visitors are done with the strict isolation that was agreed upon at the beginning of the tour.
Jan 07, 2021 19:01
MUMBAI: The Indian Premier League’s governing council has has set January 21 as the deadline for the eight franchises to submit the names of their retained players, IPL chairman Brijesh Patel said on Thursday.  Patel and members of the IPL GC recently had a virtual meeting earlier this week where the planning and preparations of the next IPL was discussed at length.
Jan 07, 2021 17:01
KOLKATA: India's cricket board president Sourav Ganguly, was discharged from hospital on Thursday, some five days after he underwent an angioplasty surgery following a mild heart attack.  
Jan 06, 2021 18:01
MUMBAI: The BCCI, the richest cricketing body in the world by a long mile, was worth just under Rs 145 billion at the end of financial year 2018-19.  To be precise, the BCCI was worth Rs 144.898 billion (Rs 144.8980 crore) as per the latest balance sheet available, which was accessed by IANS.