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How BCCI's NCA got pacers Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi back on track after frustrating injuries
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How BCCI's NCA got pacers Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi back on track after frustrating injuries

If a rough estimation is to be believed, the BCCI-NCA spent at least Rs 1.5 crore, if not more, on the rehabilitation and recovery of Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi during the last two seasons.

Why money-churning IPL is eminently central to BCCI's immediate fortunes and how the league affects other cricket boards' revenue structure
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Why money-churning IPL is eminently central to BCCI's immediate fortunes and how the league affects other cricket boards' revenue structure

The alternative of IPL not taking place this year could leave a trail of pain and hardship for Indian cricket. BCCI itself would be hit by a double whammy – substantial loss in revenue coupled with a pointless increase in expenditure.

BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal says cricket operations team and NCA working towards organising a training camp for top cricketers
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BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal says cricket operations team and NCA working towards organising a training camp for top cricketers

Though COVID-19 cases continue to rise significantly in India and are inching towards the 2 lakh mark, the central government has been taking gradual steps to open up the economy.

We've been addressing mental health issues of non-contracted and U-19 players during lockdown, says NCA chief Rahul Dravid
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We've been addressing mental health issues of non-contracted and U-19 players during lockdown, says NCA chief Rahul Dravid

NCA chief Rahul Dravid on Wednesday said that they have been addressing mental health issues of non-contracted and U-19 players amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya takes part in training session at NCA to prepare for post-surgery comeback
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India all-rounder Hardik Pandya takes part in training session at NCA to prepare for post-surgery comeback

India all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who is recovering from a back injury, underwent a productive net session at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru on Wednesday.

India vs New Zealand: Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal to make ODI debut, KL Rahul set to bat in middle-order
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India vs New Zealand: Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal to make ODI debut, KL Rahul set to bat in middle-order

Shaw, who last played for India in October 2018, returns to the side after Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the ODI and Test series due to a left calf muscle strain

Pakistan wicketkeeper Umar Akmal could face disciplinary action for inappropriate behaviour during fitness test, says report
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Pakistan wicketkeeper Umar Akmal could face disciplinary action for inappropriate behaviour during fitness test, says report

Akmal, who is reported to have exposed himself in frustration after failing to pass one of the fitness tests, is now faced with the prospect of being banned from the country's next domestic tournament

India vs New Zealand: Prithvi Shaw, Sanju Samson named as replacements for injured Shikhar Dhawan in limited overs squads
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India vs New Zealand: Prithvi Shaw, Sanju Samson named as replacements for injured Shikhar Dhawan in limited overs squads

Dhawan injured his shoulder during the third ODI against Australia in Bengaluru while fielding and had to rush for a MRI. As per the BCCI statement, the MRI scan revealed that Dhawan has a Grade 2 injury in acromio-clavicular joint.

Prithvi Shaw rushed to National Cricket Academy for assessment of shoulder injury, doubtful for India A's New Zealand tour
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Prithvi Shaw rushed to National Cricket Academy for assessment of shoulder injury, doubtful for India A's New Zealand tour

Shaw had hurt his left shoulder while saving an overthrow on the opening day of Mumbai's Ranji Trophy game against Karnataka on Friday.

Quality of National Cricket Academy's services must be reviewed, as several players find training, treatment lacking
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Quality of National Cricket Academy's services must be reviewed, as several players find training, treatment lacking

We do not know how many instances have gone unrecorded, over the years, where players have given up on injury fears for the dread of being reprimanded. Both Ganguly and Dravid, along with others in the BCCI, need to introspect rather than treat contracted players like bonded labour.

PCB ropes in veteran curator Andy Atkinson to help prepare sporting pitches and revamp NCA into high-performance center
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PCB ropes in veteran curator Andy Atkinson to help prepare sporting pitches and revamp NCA into high-performance center

PCB CEO Wasim Khan said that Atkinson would be visiting Pakistan from January and will visit all the cricket centers in the country to review the state of the pitches and will also hold classes for curators to apprise and update them on the latest pitch making techniques.

Pakistan Cricket Board appoints former player Mushtaq Ahmed as spin bowling consultant for one year
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Pakistan Cricket Board appoints former player Mushtaq Ahmed as spin bowling consultant for one year

Mushtaq's first job will be to work with experienced leg-spinner Yasir Shah at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore and get him ready for the second Test against Sri Lanka in Karachi.

After high-profile exit of finance head Santosh Rangnekar, BCCI COO Toofan Ghosh resigns citing personal reasons
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After high-profile exit of finance head Santosh Rangnekar, BCCI COO Toofan Ghosh resigns citing personal reasons

It is not clear whether the BCCI will have a new COO or will revive the old NCA sub-committee structure headed by a chairman, which became defunct during the tenure of Supreme Court-appointed CoA

After challenging Test debut down under, 16-year-old Naseem Shah to lead Pakistan Under-19 pace attack in ICC Youth World Cup
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After challenging Test debut down under, 16-year-old Naseem Shah to lead Pakistan Under-19 pace attack in ICC Youth World Cup

The head coach of the Pakistan juniors Ejaz Ahmed confirmed that he has asked national bowling coach Waqar Younis to release Naseem from the senior outfit

Rahul Dravid reiterates importance of mental health at age-group level; says it is big challenge, needs to be handled by professionals
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Rahul Dravid reiterates importance of mental health at age-group level; says it is big challenge, needs to be handled by professionals

Rahul Dravid also said that he, as a NCA director, is looking to bring in professionals to deal with the issue.

Conflict of interest complaint against Rahul Dravid dismissed by BCCI ethics officer for being 'bereft of any merit'
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Conflict of interest complaint against Rahul Dravid dismissed by BCCI ethics officer for being 'bereft of any merit'

In a big relief for Indian cricket legend Rahul Dravid, BCCI ethics officer DK Jain on Thursday dismissed the conflict of interest complaint against the former India captain, saying it was "bereft of any merit".

Ravi Shastri to become 'more involved' in grooming of talent at NCA, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly
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Ravi Shastri to become 'more involved' in grooming of talent at NCA, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly's prospective move to have Shastri in a dual-role, could well be an aim to create a synergy between the national team and NCA

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly meets Rahul Dravid to discuss roadmap to develop National Cricket Academy
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly meets Rahul Dravid to discuss roadmap to develop National Cricket Academy

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly met National Cricket Academy's (NCA) chief Rahul Dravid at the Chinnaswamy stadium on Wednesday and held crucial discussions to give new shape to NCA infrastructure in Bangalore.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to discuss roadmap for NCA with head of academy and former teammate Rahul Dravid
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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to discuss roadmap for NCA with head of academy and former teammate Rahul Dravid

Longtime teammates Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid will reconnect in Bengaluru on Wednesday as BCCI president and head of National Cricket Academy respectively to discuss the roadmap of Indian cricket's feeder line.