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newscricket3 months ago

Will continue to play domestic cricket for Bengal, reveals Manoj Tiwary

Manoj Tiwary has revealed that he will continue to play cricket even after joining politics after being named in Bengal's 39-member probables for the upcoming domestic season. Despite holding the state's sports ministry post, Tiwary has assured that he will treat his teammates as brothers.
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newscricket9 months ago

‘Stable’ Sourav Ganguly to be discharged on January 6; angioplasty deferred to a later date

The Woodlands Hospital CEO Dr Rupali Basu has confirmed that Sourav Ganguly’s condition is ‘stable’ at the moment and he will be discharged on January 6. A group of doctors, in charge of Ganguly, have decided that angioplasty can be deferred to a later date and will be done in a few days or weeks.
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featurecricket2 years ago

BCCI's attempt to amend constitution - A mortification that was always lurking around the corner

When CoA announced the dates for BCCI election, it came as a breath of fresh air as the world’s biggest cricket board was finally going to get a stable administration. Sourav Ganguly’s accentuation to the post of president was the cherry on the cake that people welcomed with open arms.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC has no relevance without BCCI, accentuates Anurag Thakur

Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur has emphasized that the International Cricket Council (ICC) are heavily dependent on the Board of Cricket Control in India and have “no relevance” without the Indian board. Recently, the ICC kept Indian cricket out of their newly appointed working group.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Sourav Ganguly to take over, but what lies ahead in this new drama?

October 13, 2019. A group of people in Indian cricket administration sat together in what could possibly be for the tussle for power. Even though the electoral roll had already had Sourav Ganguly and Mohammed Azzaruddin’s name on it, it was widely gossiped that Brijesh Patel could take the cake.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket2 years ago

BCCI affiliate units to finalise office bearers in informal meeting

All the affiliated units and some former administrators of the BCCI are set to finalise the names of their new office-bearers in an 'informal meeting' in Mumbai on Sunday. The new office-bearers and the Apex Council will take charge after the BCCI's Annual General Meeting on October 23. 
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newscricket2 years ago

Family dominance continues as Pranav Amin, Arun Dhumal elected presidents of Baroda and HP associations

Keeping in line with former big bosses picking their sons or daughters for the post of presidents, Pranav Amin, Arun Dhumal have been elected presidents of Baroda and HP state associations. Meanwhile, Sanjay Benhera and Ajit Lele have been elected as secretaries of Odisha and Baroda.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | Anurag Thakur announces new cricket and sports academy for Ladakh

Union minister Anurag Thakur announced on Tuesday that a cricket and sports academy will be set up in Ladakh to ensure that talented athletes of the region get the required training to excel. Meanwhile, he joined the Army in Leh to carry out a cleanliness drive on Narendra Modi’s 69th birthday.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | Vikram Rathour’s appointment as India ‘A’ coach borders on ‘conflict of interest’

Vikram Rathour is set to be appointed as the new coach of the India ‘A’ team for the home series against Sri Lanka despite claims of ‘conflict of interest’ doing rounds in the media. CoA had earlier rescinded Rathour’s appointment as batting coach of the junior national team on the same issue.
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newscricket3 years ago

Wasn’t aware about Vikram Rathour's 'conflict of interest', says CoA chief Vinod Rai

Committee of Administrator (CoA) chief Vinod Rai has revealed that he was not informed about any conflict regarding the appointment of Vikram Rathour as batting coach for the India A team. Rai has further added that he would have a word with India A coach Rahul Dravid regarding the matter.
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