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Partnership with captain Kohli was untenable, says Kumble

  New Delhi: Acknowledging the rift with captain Virat Kohli, legendary leg-spinner Anil Kumble on Tuesday decided against continuing in his post as the head coach of the Indian cricket team. In a statement posted on his Twitter handle, Kumble said that the partnership with the captain was “untenable”, and also clarified that it was only…

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BCCI CAC buys more time to decide on India coach

London: The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, comprising Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and V.V.S. Laxman, met here and discussed the selection of the head coach for the Indian team. According to a BCCI statement, the trio had a nearly two-hour discussion on Thursday night on the issue of…

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Guha raises conflict of interest issue against cricket legends

New Delhi: Noted historian Ramchandra Guha, who quit from the Supreme Court-appointed BCCI Committee of Administrators (CoA), has raised the issue of conflict of interest against several cricket legends and lashed out at the preferential treatment meted out to some of them including Sunil Gavaskar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rahul Dravid. In his resignation letter addressed…

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Historian Ramchandra Guha quits as BCCI administrator

  New Delhi: Noted historian Ramchandra Guha on Thursday resigned from the four-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) appointed by the Supreme Court to implement the R.M. Lodha Committee recommendations on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). According to reports, Guha has cited personal reasons for quitting the position. Guha was a member of…

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Not averse to having series with Pakistan: BCCI

  New Delhi: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary on Monday said a bilateral series with Pakistan is possible if the government gives the go-ahead. “We are not averse to a bilateral series with Pakistan. But everything depends on whether the government gives the clearance,” Chaudhary told a news channel.…

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Sports Minister rules out India-Pakistan cricket series

  New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday ruled out a bilateral cricket series with Pakistan. Top officials from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) are scheduled to meet in Dubai later on Monday in order to discuss possibilities of a bilateral series. IANS…

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BCCI may announce new coach by June 25

New Delhi: The working committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which is meeting in Dharamsala on June 24, may announce the head coach of the national team, a post that has been lying vacant since last year. Speaking to IANS, a top board official did not deny that an announcement on…

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57 applicants for cricket team’s head coach post

Mumbai:  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday confirmed that 57 candidates from around the world have applied for the post of head coach of the national team lying vacant since the 2015 ICC World Cup. “At the close of the June 10, 2016, the timeline set for receiving applications for the…

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Anurag Thakur unanimously elected BCCI president

Shimla: In his home pitch, the ruling Congress in Himachal Pradesh tried to put stumbling blocks in Anurag Thakur’s political marathon. They fired corruption charges at him and his family. But beating all odds, the BJP’s member of parliament on Sunday got elected as the Indian cricket board’s youngest president. Thakur’s name was unanimously cleared in…

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Shift out IPL matches from water-starved Maharashtra, says HC

Mumbai: In a blow to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and its affiliates in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday suggested that the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) matches should be shifted out of the state, now facing an unprecedented water crises. “How can you waste water like this…are the people…

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