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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | BCCI planning to change U-23 championship to U-25 tournament

In wake of several youngsters being ignored post the 23 age group, the BCCI reportedly are planning to change the U-23 championship to a U-25 tournament, in order to include a larger pool. Cricbuzz also reported that BCCI have also decided to appoint a permanent CEO in the coming months.
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newscricket5 months ago

IPL 2021 | BCCI reaffirms safety to all foreign stars amidst chaos and confusion

After three Australians left their bio-bubbles earlier this week, BCCI in a letter to all IPL franchises has reaffirmed the safety of the foreign stars amidst chaos and confusion. Earlier in the day, Australia suspended all direct passenger flights from India, with immediate effect, until May 15.
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featurecricket7 months ago

IPL 2021 Schedule Announcement: A detailed low down

The IPL Governing Council, on Sunday, announced the schedule for the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League. Keeping the safety and bubble in mind, they have decided to go ahead with a cluster-caravan format this year, with no teams playing at their respective home venues.
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newscricket7 months ago

Reports | Hyderabad, Rajasthan, Punjab write to BCCI objecting to IPL venues

Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals, and Punjab Kings have formally raised objections for the BCCI leaving out the three venues from their roster for the IPL 2021 while including Ahmedabad which is not a host city. The franchises complained that lack of home advantage will be a concern for them.
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newscricket8 months ago

Every player needs to register for IPL auction through state associations, believes Hemang Amin

IPL and BCCI CEO Hemang Amin has stated that no India player will be allowed to register in the IPL auction independently and the BCCI will only recieve the list through the state associations. Amin has also revealed that franchises must complete the player retention process by January 20.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Hemang Amin to lead BCCI’s final venue inspection in UAE next week

As per the reports, BCCI’s interim CEO and IPL COO Hemang Amin will lead a team of officials to the UAE next week to have a final inspection and SOP clearance. Meanwhile, Emirates Cricket Board have confirmed that the board had received official clearance from the BCCI to host IPL 2020.
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newscricketa year ago

BCCI appoints Hemang Amin to replace Rahul Johri as interim CEO

Indian Premier League Chief Operating Officer Hemang Amin has been appointed interim chief executive officer (CEO) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). BCCI secretary Jay Shah has informed the affiliates in an email on Monday that Amin is going to replace Rahul Johri as the CEO.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | BCCI set to introduce Mini IPL next year

Reports have suggested that the BCCI is all set to introduce mini version of the IPL prior to the T20 World Cup in Australia. The Mini IPL would be played between September and October instead of the Asia Cup, which is scheduled to take place during the two-month gap ahead of the mega event.
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newscricket2 years ago

Compliant BCCI state units will start getting funds in phases

A senior BCCI official has revealed that the compliant state units of the BCCI will start getting their allocated annual grants in phases after the Annual General Meeting on October 23. Meanwhile, president-elect Sourav Ganguly is expected to meet with Board professionals at an informal gathering.
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