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  • Gavaskar wants Ganguly as BCCI boss

    Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has pitched for another former skipper Sourav Ganguly to take over as the head of Indian cricket board after the Supreme Court sacked Anurag Thakur as President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India and Secretary Ajay Shirke.

  • Indian court orders dismissal of BCCI chief

    India's Supreme Court ordered the dismissal Monday of Anurag Thakur as president of the country's powerful cricket board over the failure to enact recommended reforms.

  • Unnecessary pressure on BCCI: Thakur

    BCCI president Anurag Thakur said there are few recommendations by justice Lodha Committee which the board members feel are not practical to implement but they have not been able to convey the same as the body has not given them time for last two months.

  • BCCI ponders pulling out of Champions Trophy 2017

    Miffed at being snubbed by the International Cricket Committee (ICC) over various recent decisions, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is mulling at the possibility of pulling out of next year's Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held in England.

  • Bangladesh players

    India-Bangladesh Test will be held on Feb 8-12

    India will play a historic one-off Test match against Bangladesh at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad from February 8 next year.

  • Thakur sole candidate

    India's cricket board is set to announce its youngest ever president after it says that current secretary Anurag Thakur is the sole candidate for the post.

  • Shahid Afridi, Kashmir

    Unruffled Afridi thanks Kashmir again

    Unfazed by the criticism he drew for mentioning Kashmir in the previous match, Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi once again thanks supporters from the valley for turning up to cheer his team in the lost World Twenty20 match against Australia in India.

  • Shastri ‘abuses’ curator at Mumbai match

    Wankhede Stadium curator Sudhir Naik has lodged an official complaint to Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) against Team India director Ravi Shastri for 'abusing him' during Sunday's fifth ODI against South Africa.

  • Indian cricket board mulls mini IPL

    BCCI is seriously looking at introducing a 'mini IPL' - a new T20 league run by the board along the lines of Cricket Australia's Big Bash.

  • Indian Team

    Why India don't have a coach yet

    With another grueling season awaiting India, starting with a tour to Bangladesh next month and culminating with the World Twenty20 in 2016, there has been no official word on Duncan Fletcher's successor.