Anurag Thakur

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.

January 3, 2017
January 3, 2017

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.

January 2, 2017
January 2, 2017

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.

December 22, 2016
December 22, 2016

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.

September 7, 2016
September 7, 2016

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.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

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.

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

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.

March 26, 2016
March 26, 2016

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.

October 27, 2015
October 27, 2015

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.

October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015

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.

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

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.