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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.

VVS Laxman wants newly-elected BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to revive NCA as India's feeder system
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VVS Laxman wants newly-elected BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to revive NCA as India's feeder system

For the past few years NCA, which was supposed to be the feeder line of Indian cricket, has actually become a rehabilitation centre, which even Ganguly acknowledged after taking over.

NCA director Rahul Dravid to depose before BCCI ethics officer DK Jain over 'conflict of interest' issue
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NCA director Rahul Dravid to depose before BCCI ethics officer DK Jain over 'conflict of interest' issue

Former India captain Rahul Dravid would depose before BCCI Ethics Officer D K Jain on Thursday to explain the conflict of interest allegations against him.

CoA clears Rahul Dravid's appointment as head of cricket at NCA, says former India captain has not conflict of interest case
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CoA clears Rahul Dravid's appointment as head of cricket at NCA, says former India captain has not conflict of interest case

Rahul Dravid found himself embroiled in a conflict of interest case after his appointment at NCA since he is an employee of India Cements which owns the Chennai Super Kings franchise in the IPL.

Narendra Hirwani appointed as spin consultant for India's women's team, will work on select assignments
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Narendra Hirwani appointed as spin consultant for India's women's team, will work on select assignments

It has been learnt that Hirwani, who played 17 Tests and 18 ODIs for India, will travel with the team on select assignments starting with the home series against South Africa in September.

Rahul Dravid yet to take charge of National Cricket Academy because of 'conflict of interest'
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Rahul Dravid yet to take charge of National Cricket Academy because of 'conflict of interest'

Rahul Dravid is yet to take charge of the NCA since he is a paid employee with India Cements which could be a conflict of interest

Rahul Dravid to take charge as head of cricket at National Cricket Academy on 1 July
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Rahul Dravid to take charge as head of cricket at National Cricket Academy on 1 July

As NCA's Head of Cricket, Rahul Dravid will groom the next generation of cricketers and chart out a roadmap for junior cricket.