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Rajeev Shukla gets conflict of interest notice from BCCI Ethics Officer

BCCI Ethics officer and Ombudsman Just. DK Jain has sent a conflict of interest notice to newly-elected vice president of the board, Rajeev Shukla after a complaint was filed by Mr Sanjeev Gupta. The ethics officer wants to listen to the stand of the BCCI and the board official on the allegation.
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newscricket2 months ago

Reports | BCCI approves of a 10-team IPL tournament from 2022 edition

After weeks and weeks of deliberation, BCCI, on Thursday approved a ten-team IPL tournament slated to begin from the 2022 edition. During the meet, BCCI also backed ICC's bid for the inclusion of cricket in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics while also addressing compensation for domestic cricketers.
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newscricket2 months ago

IND vs AUS | Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah working on plans to improve India’s performance, asserts Rajeev Shukla

BCCI Vice-president-elect Rajeev Shukla has reckoned that Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah are currently devising a plan to improve Indian team’s batting performance in Australia. Shukla has also rubbished the notion about Rahul Dravid flying to Australia saying the team will do better next time.
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featurecricket10 months ago

The differences between Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly that no one talks about

To the fans and the world, Sachin Tendulkar and his captain Sourav Ganguly were the closest of friends but there was more to that friendship that meets the naked eye. Rajeev Shukla, India’s former Team Manager, had shed light on how the foundation of that bond wasn’t as strong.
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newscricket10 months ago

IPL 2020 | Impossible to start IPL by April 15, admits Rajeev Shukla

Former IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla has stated that it's almost impossible for the Indian Premier League to start by April 15 and there has been no preparation yet. The Central government has suspended all visas to India till April 15 to contain the spread of novel coronavirus that's rocked the world.
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newscricketa year ago

Leave it to MS Dhoni to decide when to retire, says Rajeev Shukla

Former IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla said on Friday that ex-India skipper MS Dhoni has a lot of cricketing career left in him, urging fans and pundits alike to leave him to decide when to hang up his boots. Shukla has also added his comments on the investigations against alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla.
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newscricketa year ago

IND vs NZ | Blame CoA for hectic schedule, admits Rajeev Shukla

Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla on Friday blamed the Committee of Administrators (CoA) for the hectic scheduling of Team India’s calendar. Earlier, India skipper Virat Kohli had expressed his displeasure of the schedule ahead of the long tour of New Zealand. 
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newscricketa year ago

Reports : IPL 2020 to be held for a longer duration with fewer day matches

The next edition of the IPL is set to be held over a longer duration with the reduction in day matches being a high possibility. The BCCI is planning for each team to play only one afternoon game with fewer double-headers on weekends as the tournament is set to be held over a 60-day window.
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newscricketa year ago

BCCI electoral officer disqualifies eight associations from BCCI AGM on October 23

The BCCI's electoral officer, N Gopalaswami, has disqualified the nominations from 5 state associations and 3 government bodies in the final electoral roll for the Annual General Meeting on October 23. The eight disqualifications have pruned down the draft list of 38 nominations down to 30.
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newscricketa year ago

BCCI elections | Sourav Ganguly and Mohammad Azharuddin among electoral draft roll

Former India captains Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly are among the biggest names put forward to contest the BCCI elections scheduled for October 23. Former India batsman Brijesh Patel, home minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah, former IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla are some others on the roll.
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