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newscricket2 months ago

Even if few foreign players aren't there, we will complete the tournament, insists Rajeev Shukla

BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla has made it clear that the unavailability of few foreign stars won't matter a lot as the board remains focused to complete the tournament. He further added that the BCCI doesn’t have any issue whether the spectators are allowed or not in the Middle East. 
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 suspended indefinitely following major COVID outbreak

The 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been suspended indefinitely following a major Covid outbreak within the competition, which has seen players or staff from four franchises test positive. The first case emerged on Monday, but there have been multiple cases since then.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | BCCI mulling vaccinating players amid rising COVID cases, reveals Rajeev Shukla

BCCI vice president Rajeev Shukla has revealed that the BCCI are considering getting the players vaccinated given the recent COVID spike in the country. Shukla is of the opinion that no one has much idea as to how long the global pandemic would continue, and hence vaccination is the way forward.
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newscricket5 months ago

Reports | 4-5 venues being considered to host 2021 IPL after COVID surge in Mumbai 

If reports are to be believed, the BCCI is keen to host the 2021 IPL in India and are considering Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Delhi as potential hosts. Earlier, Mumbai was in the mix as well as it has four stadiums that could have hosted the league with a single bio-secure bubble.
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newscricket6 months ago

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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newscricket7 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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newscricket7 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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featurecricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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