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BCCI vs Lodha Committee: By forcing cricket board to toe the line, SC may open a Pandora’s Box

The lack of transparency, whether in legislature, judiciary or executive, has widely been enunciated in the media. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) too was dogged by this issue before the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee sought to usher in transparency and accountability in its working. On Monday, judgment day for the BCCI, when the Supreme Court could ... Read More »

India vs New Zealand: India’s clean sweep came on decent pitches

Highlights India pressed almost all the right buttons to be firmly entrenched as No. 1 side in Tests All the three wins didn’t come on ‘doctored’ wickets India were prepared to do the hard yards to achieve Test victories at home, rather than bank on rank turners   Exasperated at the endless battle between the BCCI and Supreme Court-appointed Lodha ... Read More »

India v/s New Zealand: Gambhir, Yadav named for 2nd Test

Delhi left-handed opener, Haryana off-spinner named replacements for Rahul, who is ruled out of rest of series, and Ishant Sharma. Veteran left-handed opener Gautam Gambhir of Delhi received the nod ahead of Abhinav Mukund of Tamil Nadu to replace the injured right-handed KL Rahul for the remaining two Tests between India and New Zealand, the second of which will be ... Read More »

Wanted: scheduling prudence

Spare players, spectators and broadcasters unnecessary trouble Till a few years ago, cricket used to be a seasonal game. Now it is an all-weather game — be it the height of the summer or the middle of the monsoon. The forgettable one-off Test between India and Bangladesh at Fatullah saw virtually two days of action only and posed some important ... Read More »

Notice to Bollywood actors, cricketer for indecent dancing

MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court has ordered issue of notice to actors Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Bchief N Srinivasan and organisers of the Indian Premier League(IPL), for their alleged ‘indecent’ dance performances during the inauguration of the IPL V in Chennai this year. In his petition, K Jebakumar, an advocate said that the inaugural ... Read More »

BCCI pads up may block Shah Rukh Khan ban

MUMBAI: The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) might have gone through with a ban onShah Rukh Khan from Wankhede but the viability of the embargo is questionable, particularly given the Bollywood superstar’s long-standing ties with the sport’s national governing body, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Some even predicted, in fact, that the ban could have political and commercial repercussions for ... Read More »

Shah Rukh faces MCA ban from entering Wankhede Stadium

NEW DELHI: Bollywood superstar and IPLfranchise Team Kolkata’s co-owner Shah Rukh Khan could be banned by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) from entering the Wankhede Stadium after he got into a scuffle with security and officials of the association. According to Times Now, MCA has lodged a police complaint against Shah Rukh for his behaviour. The incident took place when a jubilant Shah Rukh, who was not at the ... Read More »