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newscricket19 days ago

Reports | BCCI set to launch ‘Impact Player’ regulation in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, IPL

As per Indian Express, the BCCI will introduce the ‘Impact Player’ regulation in the forthcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy, and will likely implement it in the next IPL as well. As per the rule, teams can replace one member of their playing XI during a match, if they think it will be useful.
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newscricketa month ago

BCCI names Mastercard as title sponsor for India's international and domestic home matches

The BCCI has announced that Mastercard will be their title sponsor for all international matches (both women and men) held on home grounds, domestic cricket matches, and also all junior cricket (Under 19 and Under 23) matches held in India. The announcement was made by the BCCI itself on Monday.
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newscricketa month ago

Want to make my team win at any cost even if I am gasping the breath when I walk off the field, proclaims Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is known for his never-say-die attitude on the field and his recent video shared by the BCCI has shown the world that his principles remain intact even when he is failing to live up to the expectations. Kohli will be back in national colours in the upcoming Asia Cup, starting tomorrow.
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newscricketa month ago

WATCH | Rishabh Pant brings out a helicopter shot in an action-packed net session ahead of Asia Cup 2022

Rishabh Pant has publicly admitted on numerous occasions that he has idolized MS Dhoni while growing up as a cricketer. Pant, ahead of the upcoming edition of the Asia Cup, was seen replicating his idol’s signature Helicopter shot at the nets on a video shared by the BCCI on social media.
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newscricket2 months ago

Can't allow Indians to attach themselves to any foreign league in any manner, remarks BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla

BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla has remarked that the board does not have any policy that allows Indian players to participate in foreign cricket leagues. Shukla's comments came after rumours about MS Dhoni mentoring Johannesburg Super Kings, a side owned by CSK for the inaugural CSA T20 League.
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newscricket2 months ago

Former BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary dies of heart attack

Amitabh Chaudhary passed away on Tuesday at the age of 58 after suffering a fatal heart attack. Initially an IPS officer, the former BCCI joint secretary was a key figure in Jharkhand's cricket administration and over the years served several important positions in the Indian setup as well.
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newscricket2 months ago

Want to score 500 plus in the next IPL so that the BCCI selectors can’t ignore me, remarks Nitish Rana

Nitish Rana is hopeful about playing for India again, saying he will cross the 500-run mark next year in the IPL so that the BCCI selectors can’t get a chance to ignore him. Rana, 28, has got little chance to make an impact for the Men in Blue, appearing in just one ODI and two T20Is thus far.
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newscricket2 months ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Virat Kohli back in India's T20I squad; Jasprit Bumrah, Harshal Patel injured

Virat Kohli has been included in India's 15-member T20I squad for the upcoming Asia Cup, returning after a break of more than a month following the conclusion of the England tour. However, Jasprit Bumrah (back) and Harshal Patel (side) have been ruled out of the tournament due to injuries.
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newscricket2 months ago

BCCI announces India's 2022-23 domestic schedule, over 1500 matches scheduled

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has released the complete lineup of domestic tournaments slated to be held in the upcoming season. A combined total of over 1,500 games are expected to be held across both men's and women's cricket provided there are no major disruptions in the calendar.
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newscricket2 months ago

Important for players to take a rest for mental health, proclaims Shikhar Dhawan on India’s rotation policy

Shikhar Dhawan has backed BCCI's decision of rotating players stating cricketers, especially those who play across formats, often need to take a break to manage their workload. BCCI has been heavily criticized for a while after giving rest to prolific stars such as Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
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