newscricketa month 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 CoA had earlier rescinded Rathour’s appointment as batting coach of the junior national team on the same issue.
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newscricket4 months 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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featurecricket7 months ago

PCB losing to BCCI in DRC verdict - a direct result of myopic quid pro quo

The inevitable happened, if there was any doubt regarding the result. BCCI beat PCB in the legal battle, contested in front of the ICC Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) that was led by Michael Beloff QC and legal experts Jan Paulsson and Dr Annabelle Bennett to bring an end to the fiasco.
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newscricket2 years ago

Afghanistan Cricket Board CEO thanks India for helping them like "elder brother"

Afghanistan Cricket Board CEO Shafiq Stanikzai has appreciated the support of the Indian cricket board for being an “elder brother” in helping them during their odd times. The statement came after the BCCI confirmed that India is going to host Afghanistan’s inaugural Test match in 2018.
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newscricket2 years ago

Supreme Court demands an unconditional apology from Anurag Thakur

Former BCCI president, Anurag Thakur has been asked by the apex Indian court, who rejected his previous apology, to submit an “unconditional, unequivocal and unqualified” apology. Thakur had been accused of contempt of court for writing to ICC requesting their help in retaining BCCI's autonomy.
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newscricket2 years ago

Anurag Thakur : Captain is more important than the coach

Former BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur came out in Virat Kohli's support when he insisted that the captain of the team should be given importance over the coach. Thakur further alleged that the new BCCI governance has been unable to contain the matter and mishandled the whole affair.
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newscricket2 years ago

Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar demanding payment for CAC roles, a hoax

The legendary trio of Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar were reported to have asked the BCCI to pay them for their roles in coach selection. However, in a later statement, the Indian board clarified that the news was falsified and asked the concerned agency to take the report off.
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newscricket2 years ago

BCCI media manager fired for leaking dressing room talks to Anurag Thakur

The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators sacked BCCI media manager Nishant Jeet Arora for leaking dressing room information to former BCCI chief Anurag Thakur. Reportedly, a few senior cricketers had confronted Arora for trying to create a rift within the team.
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newscricket2 years ago

Selector's meeting for England series delayed in Mumbai

The selectors' meeting today to decide the Indian ODI and T20I squad for the England series has been delayed due to logistical reasons. Some report suggest that the BCCI did not have the necessary provisions to conduct the meeting in the light of the SC removing the BCCI President and Secretary.
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newscricket2 years ago

Anurag Thakur: I wish the retired judges all the best to guide Indian cricket

Anurag Thakur, the now-expelled president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), has said that his commitment to the best of Indian cricket and the autonomy of the sports will always remain. He has also wished luck to the retired judges for the better management of the Indian cricket.
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