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Mamata Banerjee invites BCCI to host its meetings in Kolkata

Kolkata, Oct 19 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday invited BCCI officials to hold their meetings in Kolkata. She made the remark at a time when talks on an India-Pakistan series were cancelled on Monday morning after activists of the Shiv Sena stormed into the office of India’s cricket board in Mumbai just before its chief Shashank ...

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Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals to be suspended for two years: BCCI

Mumbai, Oct 19 : The BCCI on Sunday announced that two IPL franchisee teams Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals will remain suspended for two years. The BCCI said it will float tenders and invite bids for two new teams to replace CSK and RR in the Indian Premier League for 2016 and 2017. The decision was taken during the ...

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N Srinivasan withdraws application for perjury against BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur

Mumbai, Oct 6 : The issue of the perjury application made by former BCCI president N Srinivasan came up before the Supreme Court on Monday. “After the matter was called out and hearing the parties, and on finding out that the Court wasn’t inclined the counsel for Mr. N Srinivasan, Mr. Kapil Sibal withdrew the application for perjury against BCCI ...

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BCCI constitutes committee for managing Rajasthan cricket

Mumbai, Sept 5 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has constituted an ad-hoc committee for managing cricket affairs in Rajasthan. The committee has been tasked to ensure the participation of Rajasthan teams in various BCCI tournaments in the upcoming domestic season. In a release, the BCCI said the committee consists of Mr. CK Khanna, Mr. Milind ...

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BCCI congratulates Indian team on Test series win against Sri Lanka

Mumbai, Sept 1 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team on winning the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka. BCCI President, Jagmohan Dalmiya said in a statement, “On behalf of everyone in Indian cricket I would like to congratulate the Indian Cricket Team on their 2-1 Test series win in ...

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BCCI felicitates retiring Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara

Colombo, Aug 20 : Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday felicitated Sri Lankan batting icon Kumar Sangakkara in Colombo ahead of the second Test between Sri Lanka and India, which marks the farewell of the Sri Lankan cricketer. BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya congratulated Sangakkara on a glorious career that spanned over 15 years. ...

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BCCI to host Umpires , Match referees workshop

Mumbai, Aug 20 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the dates for the umpires’ and match referees’ workshops to be held in August-September. The Umpires’ workshop will be held in six batches in Chennai while the match referees’ workshop will be held in two batches in Nagpur. Secretary, BCCI, Anurag Thakur, said, “The ...

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BCCI ad-hoc committee to visit Patna

Mumbai, Aug 16: The ad–hoc committee set up by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the states of Bihar and Uttarakhand will visit Patna on Tuesday. In its first visit, the committee will take stock of cricketing facilities available in Patna. The visit will pave way to start selection trials of Under 16, Under 19 and Under ...

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BCCI to extend cricket coaching through digital platforms

Mumbai, Aug 14 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is drawing up plans to provide basic and advanced modules of cricket coaching through digital platforms that will reach a larger audience of budding cricketers who can avail this guidance. A cricket coaching mobile application and a customised website will be launched to provide content covering all ...

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BCCI announces Ad-Hoc Committee for Cricket Administration in Bihar , Uttarakhand

Mumbai, Aug 8 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced Ad-Hoc Committee for Cricket Administration in the states of Bihar and Uttarakhand. Anurag Singh Thakur, Secretary said, “Due to infighting among different associations present in these states, aspiring cricketers of these states have to suffer for no fault of theirs. To ensure cricket grows ...

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