'DRS or no DRS, the umpire should be making minimum mistakes.' IMAGE: Umpires CK Nandan and Nitin Menon during IPL 10. Photograph: BCCI Erratic umpiring has been a bane of Indian cricket and it has been highlighted further in the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian Premier League with quite a few debatable decisions. Former international umpire K Hariharan believes the standard of Indian umpiring can improve by having mentors to guide the 'clueless' officials."Like the selectors are constantly ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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After Virat Kohli and others raise questions, BCCI decides to consider player demands for increased pay
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will consider a further increase in salaries for its contracted players after leading cricketers expressed dissatisfaction with the pay raise announced last month. The world's richest cricket board doubled ...DNA, 2 weeks ago BCCI to consider player demands for increased pay Sify, 2 weeks ago
Unhappy with the manner in which cricket is being run in Jammu and Kashmir, an angry Parveez Rasool said that he would be forced to play for a different state if things didn't improve drastically. "Yes, I am the pride of Jammu and Kashmir. Youngsters get inspired by me. But things have not improved over the years. A player has a time span of three to four years which can be termed as a make-or-break period. I am in national reckoning. If things don't change, I may have to think about other ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Rasool may shift base if cricket in J&K remains poor Sify, 1 month ago
Newly-nominated President of Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) Kuldip Singh today said that his top priority would be to promote cricket particularly in the rural areas of the state. Talking about the untapped potential of youth in the state, Singh ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
We will not sacrifice India's interest in ICC, will try to ensure BCCI doesn't lose out financially, says Vinod Rai
The BCCI Committee of Administrators (COA) today made it clear that they will not sacrifice India's interests while dealing with the International Cricket Council (ICC). Former CAG Vinod Rai, leading the COA, spoke to select media on major issues BCCI is ...DNA, 1 month ago
Former Pakistani pacer Sarfraz Nawaz has served a legal notice on Shaharyar Khan, asking the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman to withdraw a recent press note issued against him. Last month, the cricket board in an official press release, had warned the ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
For India, pulling out of the tournament, to be staged in England and Wales in June, is a serious option if the revenue sharing talks break down. IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli leads his team out to the middle. Photograph: BCCI India failed to submit its squad for the upcoming Champions Trophy by the Tuesday midnight deadline and, as it tries to thrash out a better revenue deal with cricket's governing body, the world's richest board has not ruled out boycotting the tournament ...Rediff.com, 12 hours ago
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has truly started with a bang. The drama in the first week itself has had many tales of success and failure. The most pleasurable outcome has always been when a young Indian cricketer comes of age and either plays a memorable ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 week ago
The IPL, all of a sudden, may have some catching up to do with the Big Bash, says Dhruv Munjal. IMAGE: Royal Challengers Bangalore cheerleaders perform their gig to Bollywood songs. Photograph: BCCI The 2016 season was supposed to be Indian Premier League's litmus test. By the time the tournament started in March, India had played almost three months of non-stop T20 cricket, which saw them beat Australia and Sri Lanka, lift the T20 Asia Cup in Bangladesh, and then crash out of the T20 World ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Maharashtra has a rich wealth of forts, more than any other state in the country.'If nothing is done, some of the small forts may simply disappear in the next 50 years.'Ranjita Ganesan reports on how a unique heritage can be preserved for future generations. Photograph: Kind courtesy Vineet Menon/Wikimedia Commons Men of all ages are roaming the ruins of what used to be the durbar hall in Raigad Fort, the erstwhile capital of the Maratha empire. Most sport saffron kurtas or turbans, beaded ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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