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Narendra Modi Stadium in Gujarat sets Guinness World Record for highest T20 attendance
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Narendra Modi Stadium in Gujarat sets Guinness World Record for highest T20 attendance

''Extremely delighted & proud to receive the Guinness World Record for the largest attendance at a T20 match when 101,566 people witnessed the epic IPL final at @GCAMotera's magnificent Narendra Modi Stadium on 29 May 2022. A big thanks to our fans for making this possible,'' Shah tweeted.

BCCI secretary Jay Shah to head Finance and Commercial Affairs Committee of ICC
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BCCI secretary Jay Shah to head Finance and Commercial Affairs Committee of ICC

The international cricket governing body's Finance and Commercial Affairs committee decides budget allocations for ICC events.

BCCI nominee likely to head ICC's finance and commercial affairs committee
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BCCI nominee likely to head ICC's finance and commercial affairs committee

While BCCI hadn't yet made it official, secretary Jay Shah looks likely to be an Indian representative at the decision-making ICC board.

'India can't dictate how Pakistan play their cricket,' says Wasim Akram
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'India can't dictate how Pakistan play their cricket,' says Wasim Akram

Wasim Akram criticises BCCI secretary and ACC president Jay Shah for not informing Pakistan beforehand for taking the decision on Asia Cup 2023 venue change from original host nation Pakistan.

Shahid Afridi lashes out at BCCI secretary Jay Shah for claiming India will not travel to Pakistan for 2023 Asia Cup
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Shahid Afridi lashes out at BCCI secretary Jay Shah for claiming India will not travel to Pakistan for 2023 Asia Cup

Former Pakistan captain Afridi added that the board's decision showed "lack of cricket administration experience in India".

Happy Birthday Jay Shah: Indian cricketers, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly extend wishes
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Happy Birthday Jay Shah: Indian cricketers, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly extend wishes

On the occasion of Jay Shah’s birthday, a lot of former and active Indian cricketers have come forward to wish one of the major persons in the BCCI.

Explained: How the Supreme Court ruling is a relief for Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah and what it means for BCCI
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Explained: How the Supreme Court ruling is a relief for Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah and what it means for BCCI

Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah can continue in their roles within the BCCI after Supreme Court allowed amendment to the cricket board's constitution.

Cooling off clause mountain of snow, BCCI was waiting for weather to change: Justice RM Lodha reacts to SC’s decision
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Cooling off clause mountain of snow, BCCI was waiting for weather to change: Justice RM Lodha reacts to SC’s decision

The latest Supreme Court order gives cricket administrators, including Ganguly and Shah, an unbroken combined stint of 12 years in state units and the BCCI.

Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya meets Jay Shah
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Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya meets Jay Shah

Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya met Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Chairman Jay Shah on Sunday.

VVS Laxman will be India head coach in Zimbabwe, confirms BCCI secretary Jay Shah
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VVS Laxman will be India head coach in Zimbabwe, confirms BCCI secretary Jay Shah

National Cricket Academy (NCA) chief Laxman had earlier served as the acting head coach during India's tour of Ireland.

Supreme Court agrees to hear BCCI's plea to allow amendment of its constitution next week
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Supreme Court agrees to hear BCCI's plea to allow amendment of its constitution next week

A bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Krishna Murari was told by senior advocate PS Patwalia, appearing for the BCCI, that their application was filed two years ago and direction was given by the court to list the matter after two weeks.

Sourav Ganguly hints at ‘planning to start something’; Jay Shah clarifies he’s not quitting as BCCI chief
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Sourav Ganguly hints at ‘planning to start something’; Jay Shah clarifies he’s not quitting as BCCI chief

Ganguly made the statement in a cryptic tweet on Wednesday, which led to speculation of him quitting his role as the BCCI president and possibly joining politics

BCCI secretary Jay Shah meets Shane Warne's younger brother Jason
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BCCI secretary Jay Shah meets Shane Warne's younger brother Jason

Later, in a tweet Shah said that Warne had left behind a rich legacy.

To develop cricket in Africa, Jay Shah seeks to revive 'Afro-Asian' project
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To develop cricket in Africa, Jay Shah seeks to revive 'Afro-Asian' project

The project was first mooted in 2005 by the late Jagmohan Dalmiya but ended prematurely in 2009.

BCCI floats IPL media rights tender eyeing $6 billion windfall
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BCCI floats IPL media rights tender eyeing $6 billion windfall

The BCCI will arrange an e-auction for the new bidders for the first time in IPL history and it will commence from 12 June, the board's secretary Jay Shah said.

Jay Shah's term as Asian Cricket Council president extended by a year
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Jay Shah's term as Asian Cricket Council president extended by a year

BCCI secretary Jay Shah's tenure as president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) was on Saturday unanimously extended by a year at its annual general meeting in Colombo.

IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings to face Kolkata Knight Riders in opener on 26 March
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IPL 2022: Chennai Super Kings to face Kolkata Knight Riders in opener on 26 March

A total number of 70 league matches and 4 playoff games will be played in the duration of 65 days, BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a media release.

India vs Sri Lanka: Ishan Kishan ruled out of third T20I after blow to head
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India vs Sri Lanka: Ishan Kishan ruled out of third T20I after blow to head

India opener Kishan was ruled out of Sunday's third T20I after taking a blow to his head in the last match, even as the BCCI said his CT scan reports are "normal".

BCCI to hold senior women's T20 and Col CK Naidu Trophy (U-25 men) from March-May
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BCCI to hold senior women's T20 and Col CK Naidu Trophy (U-25 men) from March-May

BCCI is all set to resume its remaining domestic competition with the Senior National T20 for women and the National U-25 red ball tournament for CK Naidu Trophy to be held between March and May, Jay Shah said.

Ranji Trophy 2022: A lot of effort has gone into bringing event back on track, says Jay Shah
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Ranji Trophy 2022: A lot of effort has gone into bringing event back on track, says Jay Shah

The Ranji Trophy, which was not held last year due to the pandemic, was scheduled to begin on 13 January but was postponed owing to a third wave of infections across the country.