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BCCI invites application for General Manager Game Development following Saba Karim's resignation
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BCCI invites application for General Manager Game Development following Saba Karim's resignation

The Game Development chief post was last held by Ratnakar Shetty, who retired in March 2018.

BCCI GM for cricket operations Saba Karim asked to resign
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BCCI GM for cricket operations Saba Karim asked to resign

The development of Saba Karim resigning comes after BCCI CEO Rahul Johri's resignation was accepted earlier this month.

BCCI needs to draw up a compact and manageable plan to salvage its domestic cricket
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BCCI needs to draw up a compact and manageable plan to salvage its domestic cricket

Certainly, the start of the Indian domestic season is some months away. But considering that local leagues, coaching camps, age-group matches and the run-up to it have been disrupted across the country, BCCI should use the coming weeks and do some strategic planning.

No concrete back up plans for 2020-21 domestic season yet, but we are flexible, says BCCI GM Saba Karim
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No concrete back up plans for 2020-21 domestic season yet, but we are flexible, says BCCI GM Saba Karim

The BCCI has not yet made any concrete back-up plan for the 2020-21 domestic season, which is due to start in August, but the man in charge, Saba Karim, says the priority will be to organise as many games as possible amid the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Players left unhappy by 'partial DRS' in knockouts, call for full use of technology in future
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Players left unhappy by 'partial DRS' in knockouts, call for full use of technology in future

The introduction of the limited DRS courted controversy this Ranji Trophy season and players, including title-winning skipper Jaydev Unadkat and and teammate Cheteshwar Pujara, would like to see full use of the technology from next season.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Fifth day of final between Saurashtra and Bengal in Rajkot to be played behind closed doors amidst coronavirus
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Fifth day of final between Saurashtra and Bengal in Rajkot to be played behind closed doors amidst coronavirus

The final day of the Ranji Trophy summit clash between Bengal and Saurashtra will be played without any spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCCI said on Thursday.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: DRS to make maiden appearance in semi-finals; teams to be give four referrals per innings
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: DRS to make maiden appearance in semi-finals; teams to be give four referrals per innings

The decision to introduce limited DRS was taken after the umpires committed a few howlers in some knockout games of the previous season.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Limited use of DRS from semi-finals, not quarters, says BCCI's general manager of cricket Saba Karim
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Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Limited use of DRS from semi-finals, not quarters, says BCCI's general manager of cricket Saba Karim

The move to introduce limited DRS comes after the umpires committed some howlers in some knockout games of the previous season. However, the quarterfinals starting on Thursday will not see the use of DRS.

CoA's Diana Edulji, BCCI's apex council member Shantha Rangaswamy lash out at 'unconstitutional' process for appointment of women's team support staff
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CoA's Diana Edulji, BCCI's apex council member Shantha Rangaswamy lash out at 'unconstitutional' process for appointment of women's team support staff

Both Edulji and Rangaswamy claimed that rules have been violated even for the video analyst's role though application were invited in this case, unlike in the case of bowling and fielding coach.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: BCCI looks at rescheduling rain-affected fixtures after 17 of 30 matches get affected
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: BCCI looks at rescheduling rain-affected fixtures after 17 of 30 matches get affected

The matches which were affected by rain in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20 will be rescheduled. In the first three days of the tournament, nearly 17 of the 30 games were abandoned or ended in a no result.

Duleep Trophy 2019: Season opening first-class tournament will not be played in day-night format with pink ball
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Duleep Trophy 2019: Season opening first-class tournament will not be played in day-night format with pink ball

Duleep Trophy, which has been played in the day-night format with the pink ball for the last three years, will revert to the day format with the red ball

BCCI to introduce 'limited DRS' without Hawk-Eye and UltraEdge during knockout stages of Ranji Trophy
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BCCI to introduce 'limited DRS' without Hawk-Eye and UltraEdge during knockout stages of Ranji Trophy

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will be using 'limited DRS' during the Ranji Trophy knockout matches from this season to avoid howlers.

BCCI suspends Rinku Singh for playing in unsanctioned T20 league; Irfan Pathan, Anuj Rawat escape with warning
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BCCI suspends Rinku Singh for playing in unsanctioned T20 league; Irfan Pathan, Anuj Rawat escape with warning

While Rinku's suspension starts 1 June, BCCI had let go veteran all-rounder Irfan Pathan with a warning for putting his name in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) draft without BCCI's permission before withdrawal.

Vikram Rathour's appointment as India A batting coach on hold over conflict of interest
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Vikram Rathour's appointment as India A batting coach on hold over conflict of interest

Vikram Rathour is the brother-in-law of current India U-19 national selector Ashish Kapoor and his appointment would have been a case of Conflict of Interest.

Vikram Rathour set to become India A, U-19 batting coach amid controversy related to conflict of interest, says report
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Vikram Rathour set to become India A, U-19 batting coach amid controversy related to conflict of interest, says report

It has been learnt that GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim got a green light for temporary appointment of Rathour and wicket-keeping coach Vijay Yadav from the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai as "additional staff for A and U19 teams".

Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Bengal, Punjab criticise qualification format after ouster; Saba Karim defends the change
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: Bengal, Punjab criticise qualification format after ouster; Saba Karim defends the change

Bengal mentor Arun Lal and Punjab skipper Mandeep Singh both termed the new qualification format of the Ranji Trophy flawed.

BCCI appoints Rajlaxmi Arora as the new head of its Internal Complaints Committee
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BCCI appoints Rajlaxmi Arora as the new head of its Internal Complaints Committee

Saba Karim, Rupawati Rao and Veena Gowda (external member) continue to serve the BCCI committee, Rajlaxmi Arora has replaced lawyer Karina Kripalani, who has resigned and was serving her notice period.

Ranji Trophy 2018-19: BCCI curator overwaters Feroz Shah Kotla pitch, leaves before start of Delhi's clash against Madhya Pradesh
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: BCCI curator overwaters Feroz Shah Kotla pitch, leaves before start of Delhi's clash against Madhya Pradesh

BCCI's North Zone curator Sunil Chauhan overwatered the Feroz Shah Kotla pitch and then, breaching protocol, left the venue before the start of Delhi-Madhya Pradesh Ranji Trophy match, his indiscretion leading to a delay of two and half hours.

Ramesh Powar deserves credit for making a difference despite unceremonious exit after controversy with Mithali Raj
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Ramesh Powar deserves credit for making a difference despite unceremonious exit after controversy with Mithali Raj

Ramesh Powar had his issues as Mithali Raj's email to BCCI suggests, but he deserves some credit for the positive intent shown in a small time frame.

Mithali Raj controversy: Ramesh Powar's poor management skills gave rise to row as different players need different approach
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Mithali Raj controversy: Ramesh Powar's poor management skills gave rise to row as different players need different approach

Apparently, Ramesh Powar has much to learn in handling teams. The charge that Mithali Raj, who has given blood, sweat and tears for the game, would quit the sport on being demoted in the batting order is a bit tough to stomach. Even if there was such a threat the coach ought to have cajoled her and reminded her of the sacrifices she had made to get thus far and to not throw it away on a whim.