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Interview | Kumble wasn’t treated well and the entire saga could have been handled 100 times better: Ex-CoA chief Vinod Rai
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Interview | Kumble wasn’t treated well and the entire saga could have been handled 100 times better: Ex-CoA chief Vinod Rai

Vinod Rai, who was the head of the Committee of Administrators in the BCCI, talks about his new book on his innings in the cricket board and various issues that he dealt with during his 33-month tenure

'It has been a long journey': Former India skipper Virat Kohli; watch BCCI interview here
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'It has been a long journey': Former India skipper Virat Kohli; watch BCCI interview here

Virat Kohli ended his captaincy as the most successful Test skipper for India with 40 wins in 68 matches

India vs West Indies: 'Make the most of it', Twitterati laud cricketers as BCCI announce squads for white-ball series
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India vs West Indies: 'Make the most of it', Twitterati laud cricketers as BCCI announce squads for white-ball series

Rohit Sharma, who suffered a hamstring injury earlier, passed his fitness test at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru and will be the captain of the Indian team in both ODIs and T20Is.

Why Virat Kohli has lost his right to complain?
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Why Virat Kohli has lost his right to complain?

This is the second time in the last 12 months he has directly challenged the BCCI, embarrassing them in public. Virat has started a war he can’t win.

'Clearly this is looking ahead to 2023', Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma's elevation as new ODI captain
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'Clearly this is looking ahead to 2023', Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma's elevation as new ODI captain

Rohit's elevation means that he will be the only white-ball skipper for Team India till the much-awaited 50-over World Cup in 2023.

Cancelled fifth India-England Test to be played at Edgbaston in July 2022
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Cancelled fifth India-England Test to be played at Edgbaston in July 2022

The Edgbaston Test will be part of India's white-ball tour of England. The match will be held from 1 July.

India, Pakistan need to create a cricketing bond, says PCB chief Ramiz Raja
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India, Pakistan need to create a cricketing bond, says PCB chief Ramiz Raja

Raja also said that a lot of work needs to be done to revitalise Pakistan-India cricket.

Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: 'Inspiration for generations', wishes pour in as former India captain turns 49
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Happy Birthday Sourav Ganguly: 'Inspiration for generations', wishes pour in as former India captain turns 49

As Sourav Ganguly turns 49, wishes poured in for him on Twitter from former teammates and fans

India vs England: No chance of ECB acceding to BCCI's request for shifting dates of Test series, says report
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India vs England: No chance of ECB acceding to BCCI's request for shifting dates of Test series, says report

While BCCI didn't make any formal request as it was confirmed by the ECB spokesperson, it is learnt that the informal discussions between the bigwigs of both boards have not yielded any favourable result.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after undergoing fresh round of angioplasty
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly discharged from hospital after undergoing fresh round of angioplasty

The former India captain is required to follow a strict routine and needs to be on medication for a few months.

Former IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla to be unanimously elected as BCCI vice-president
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Former IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla to be unanimously elected as BCCI vice-president

Shukla had earlier been a vice-president during N Srinivasan's regime and was also a popular chairman of the IPL governing council.

India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma clears fitness test, set to join visitors for last two Tests, confirms BCCI
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India vs Australia: Rohit Sharma clears fitness test, set to join visitors for last two Tests, confirms BCCI

Rohit Sharma had been undergoing rehabilitation at the NCA in Bengaluru along with pacer Ishant Sharma recently.

Ahmedabad's Motera Stadium to host India-England pink-ball Test in February; 2 Tests, 3 ODIs in Chennai and Pune
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Ahmedabad's Motera Stadium to host India-England pink-ball Test in February; 2 Tests, 3 ODIs in Chennai and Pune

BCCI secretary Jay Shah on Thursday announced Motera as the venue for the day-night Test during the Gujarat Cricket Association's Indoor Academy inauguration. The match will be India's second pink ball Test at home after the Bangladesh game at the Eden Gardens last year.

BCCI's request for shorter quarantine period for India players in Australia likely to be rejected, says report
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BCCI's request for shorter quarantine period for India players in Australia likely to be rejected, says report

India are keen on a reduced quarantine and wants the players to be allowed to train in a bio-secure bubble instead of being restricted to a hotel room, which, the BCCI fears, can take a toll on the fitness of its players.

Indian domestic season, England series at home on agenda as BCCI apex council set to meet on 17 October
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Indian domestic season, England series at home on agenda as BCCI apex council set to meet on 17 October

Board president Sourav Ganguly had said that the BCCI will do all it can to ensure that the home series against England remains in the country and domestic tournaments kick off at some point despite the fluid COVID-19 situation.

IPL 2020: Patanjali consider bidding for upcoming edition's title sponsorship after Vivo's exit
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IPL 2020: Patanjali consider bidding for upcoming edition's title sponsorship after Vivo's exit

The slot of the title sponsorship of IPL was vacated after the Chinese handset maker Vivo decided to exit from it.

BCCI eyes 19 November as tentative date to begin domestic season; IPL players could miss initial rounds
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BCCI eyes 19 November as tentative date to begin domestic season; IPL players could miss initial rounds

The BCCI is mulling 19 November as tentative date for start of domestic season with Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament but Indian players in various IPL teams won't be able to play first few rounds due to quarantine protocols in place.

BCCI invites bids for kit sponsor, official merchandising partner rights
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BCCI invites bids for kit sponsor, official merchandising partner rights

According to reports, the current apparel sponsor Nike has decided against renewing its contract.

BCCI announces 'stricter' measures, amnesty scheme to tackle age, domicile fraud in cricket
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BCCI announces 'stricter' measures, amnesty scheme to tackle age, domicile fraud in cricket

Players who voluntarily declare that they have manipulated their date of birth by submitting fake/tampered documents in the past will not be suspended and allowed to participate in the appropriate age group level if they disclose their actual date of birth