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newscricketa month ago

Reports | Two India batsmen called Jay Shah and complained about Virat Kohli after WTC final

On September 16, Virat Kohli shocked everyone with his decision to step down from India's T20I captaincy after the completion of the T20 World Cup 2021. There have been numerous speculations over the reason behind the massive call and now a fresh report suggests a complaint was made against Kohli.
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newscricketa month ago

Reports | BCCI confirms offer to play two extra T20Is in England in 2022

BCCI secretary Jay Shah has confirmed that the body has made a proposal to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for two extra T20Is in England next year, to cover up for the losses of the cancelled Manchester Test. The two teams are scheduled to play three ODIs and as many T20Is in July 2022.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs ENG | BCCI offers ECB to reschedule the cancelled Manchester Test, confirms Jay Shah

After the fifth and final Test between India and England was called off due to Covid-19 outbreak in the Indian team camp, BCCI secretary Jay Shah confirmed that an offer to reschedule the Test was proposed to the ECB. Notably, ECB in its initial statement said that India have 'forfeited' the match.
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newscricket2 months ago

World T20 2021 | Spoke to MS Dhoni who agreed to become Team India mentor for World T20, reveals Jay Shah

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah, on Wednesday, has revealed that he spoke to MS Dhoni to become Team India mentor for World T20 in a virtual meeting in Dubai. The former India captain agreed to be the mentor only for the upcoming showpiece event and the team management is on the same page on this decision
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newscricket3 months ago

Unfair and unwarranted criticism to compare IPL with Indian domestic tournaments, affirms Jay Shah

Jay Shah has dismissed the criticism BCCI faced for favouring IPL over domestic cricket tournaments and called it unfair and unwarranted to compare the cash-rich league with the domestic season. Shah also said to save the lives of young players the board had to cancel all the age-group tournaments.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | Indian player in England tests COVID-19 positive

Ahead of the five-match Test series against England, Rishabh Pant has reportedly tested positive for the delta variant of the COVID-19 virus in the country. The reports also confirmed that the player, said to be Pant, will not take part in India’s warm-up game in Durham against Select County XI.
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newscricket4 months ago

SL vs IND | BCCI announces revised dates; SL tour to kick-off on July 18

The BCCI has confirmed that the series between India and Sri Lanka will now start from July 18 than the earlier planned date, which was 13th, owing to a COVID outbreak in the Lankan camp. Jay Shah stated that these are some extraordinary circumstances, but the board will support SLC.
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newscricket4 months ago

Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah confirm BCCI’s move to host World T20 in the UAE

Ahead of the global T20I tournament in October, BCCI’s President Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah have confirmed the move to the Middle East with the COVID-19 situation in India not improving. Despite the venue change, BCCI would retain the hosting rights for the tournament.
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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket4 months ago

BCCI to form committee to manage compensation for domestic cricketers 

In what comes as great news for India's domestic players, the BCCI will form a committee to compensate them after they have been hit by the pandemic. The impromptu Apex Council meeting which took place on Sunday also decided to pledge INR 10 crores to the Indian Olympic Association.
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