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Virat Kohli wanted to quit India’s captaincy and it was purely his decision, reveals BCCI treasurer

BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal has revealed that Virat Kohli's decision of giving up India's full-time captaincy role was completely based on his choice. Kohli decided to step down from T20I captaincy after the last World Cup and gave up leadership duties from ODIs and Tests after that.
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newscricket7 months ago

BCCI planning to hold Ranji Trophy in two phases, says treasurer Arun Dhumal

BCCI treasurer Arun Dhamal has said that the board is planning to hold the Ranji Trophy 2022 in two Phases as it was postponed due to the Covid-19. Dhumal stated that the operations team is checking whether league stage can be played next month and the rest of tournament will be completed later.
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newscricketa year ago

No Indian cricketer has made any written or verbal complaint to the BCCI, says Arun Dhumal

BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal has denied all the media reports of players complaining about Virat Kohli’s captaincy saying that no player has made any complaint about Virat Kohli to the BCCI. He further added that the media must stop writing such false reports as such reporting harms Indian cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

Arun Dhumal confirms BCCI’s request to ECB for two warm-up games ahead of England tour

On Friday, according to reports from the Indian Express, BCCI’s treasurer Arun Dhumal confirmed that BCCI are set to request the ECB for two warm-up games ahead of the five-match series against England. This comes in after India were handed a loss in the World Tet Championship final by New Zealand
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newscricketa year ago

‘Definite possibility’ India could continue concept of fielding two teams, says Arun Dhumal

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal has asserted that the concept of India fielding two teams simultaneously could be a common occurrence in the future, thanks to the challenges posed by the pandemic. Dhumal believes that the concept will not only provide seniors rest, but help other boards financially.
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newscricketa year ago

Playing in The Hundred will help Harmanpreet & Co. fare better in the World Cup, says Arun Dhumal

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal revealed that the board allowed Women’s cricketers to partake in The Hundred in order to gain exposure, and added that the experience will come in handy during the World Cup. Dhumal further was hopeful of staging the Women’s T20 Challenge in the UAE, alongside IPL 2021.
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newscricketa year ago

Wanted to host IPL 2021 in multiple cities to boost the spirit of the country, reveals Arun Dhumal

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal revealed that the board were pleased with how the England series panned out, and hence wanted to host IPL 2021 across multiple cities to ‘boost the spirit of the country.’ Dhumal confirmed that at no point did the BCCI mull the option of hosting IPL in one city.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | Having crowds in the latter stages will depend on the situation, reveals Arun Dhumal

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal has stated that the BCCI is keeping the option of having crowds for the latter stages of the Indian Premier League open but that will depend on the situation. An official has revealed that crowd has been barred to avoid any untoward incidents ahead of the T20 World Cup.
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newscricket2 years ago

BCCI pushing to get Indian domestic and international cricketers vaccinated, reveals Arun Dhumal

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal has revealed that the BCCI are eager to get both the domestic and international Indian cricketers vaccinated, as it would then allow the board to host tournaments outside the bubble. Dhumal also confirmed that IPL 2021 will almost certainly be held in India.
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newscricket2 years ago

Dream11 IPL Sponsors sign for the Jio Women’s T20 Challenge

Just hours ahead of the inaugural match of the Jio Women's T20 Challenge, BCCI confirmed that Dream 11, who also are the sponsors for the Men's IPL has signed up for the tournament, alongside Tata Altroz, Unacademy, PayTM and CEAT Tyres. IPL's chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed the same.
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