Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who was named the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s best player in the 2012-13 season, has been recommended for the Arjuna award this year. "Yes, Ashwin has been recommended for the Arjuna award before the April 30 deadline. No other cricketer has been recommended (for the national sports awards)," said Ratnakar Shetty, BCCI General Manager (Game Development). Virat Kohli was the cricketer who won the award last year. A total of 46 cricketers, ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Ahead of the Indian cricket team's upcoming Test series against England, Rajneesh Gupta looks back in time on the 184-day trip in Blighty during which the team played 38 matches, including a solitary Test. The cricketing relationship between India and England goes back such a long way that it can’t be said with surety when it exactly started. The first time an Indian side toured England was way back in 1886. The tour, organised by the Parsee Cricketers of Bombay, was in the nature of ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Pune: The 15 year-old star Hrishikesh Motkar has made a huge impression in the recently concluded Maharashtra Cricket Association’s under-16 league. Described as the wonder kid, the Mangalwar Peth lad, Hrishikesh has amassed 1,030 runs in eight matches, ...DNA, 1 month ago
BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel revealed that the BCCI had asked the ICC to give it proper importance, else India would be forced to form a council of its own. Harish Kotian reports. Board of Control for Cricket in India secretary Sanjay Patel on Saturday revealed that India had threatened to form another International Cricket Council if its proposal for restructuring of the ICC was not accepted by the other full members. “We told them that if India is not getting its proper due and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court delayed green-lighting an independent investigation into corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) asked a new panel to be appointed. The court last week asked ...Himalayan times, 2 months ago
In a setback to beleaguered Narayanaswami Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Friday directed a probe against him and 12 prominent cricketers in the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal. The apex court turned down the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s proposal to get the probe done by its panel and handed the task of investigation to the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee, which had earlier probed the scandal and submitted its report, in which names of Srinivasan and 12 cricketers were ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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