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Pakistan board claims $60m from India in ‘lost revenues’ – PCB seeks legal measures

KARACHI, May 3, (AFP): The Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday sent a legal notice to its Indian counterpart for failing to honour an agreement to play a bilateral series, saying this had cost them $60 million. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding …

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Indian top court orders removal of BCCI president – Shock ruling cites failure to enact series of recommended reforms

NEW DELHI, Jan 2, (AFP): Judges ordered the dismissal Monday of the Indian cricket board’s president over the failure to enact a series of recommended reforms, plunging the game’s most powerful body into turmoil. In a shock ruling, a panel of Supreme Court judges said Board of Control for Cricket …

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India’s top court bars ministers, bureaucrats from BCCI

NEW DELHI, July 18, (RTRS): India’s top court has barred ministers and bureaucrats from holding posts in the country’s cricket board (BCCI) as part of administrative reforms in the world’s richest national cricket body. The Supreme Court on Monday accepted most of the recommendations of the Lodha Committee, a three-member …

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Dhoni says future as India captain rests with BCCI – ICC insist they have learnt from McCullum case

MUMBAI, June 7, (AFP): India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Tuesday he will remain captain as long as the country’s cricket board sees fit, ahead of a tour of Zimbabwe this month. Dhoni’s future as captain was called into question after India’s lacklustre showing in the World Twenty20 but the limited-overs skipper …

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Panel proposes BCCI ‘revamp’ – ‘Legalise gambling’

  NEW DELHI, Jan 4, (AFP): A panel appointed by India’s Supreme Court on Monday proposed sweeping changes to the country’s scandal-hit cricket board and said gambling should be made legal. The panel headed by former chief justice Rajendra Mal Lodha was appointed after a string of corruption scandals at …

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Pakistan ‘not optimistic’ about playing India: Khan – Indian opener Sehwag announces international retirement

NEW DELHI, Oct 20, (AFP): Pakistan’s cricket chief said Tuesday he was not optimistic about resuming ties with India after hardline Hindu activists sabotaged talks between the two sides. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan was due to meet Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Shashank …

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Indian activists storm BCCI over Pak talks – ICC exploring cricket inclusion in Olympics 

MUMBAI, Oct 19, (AFP): Dozens of activists stormed the Mumbai offices of India’s cricket board on Monday to disrupt planned talks on resuming matches against Pakistan, the latest protest by hardline Hindu activists in the city. Around three dozen supporters of the Shiv Sena party barged into the headquarters of …

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Manohar succeeds deceased Dalmiya as BCCI ‘president’

MUMBAI, Oct 4, (AFP): Shashank Manohar was unanimously elected president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday, vowing to restore the governing body’s image after a series of scandals. The Nagpur-based lawyer succeeds veteran administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya, who died last month, in what is arguably …

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