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BCCI Media Manager Nishant Arora tenders Resignation

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The Indian Cricket team’s Media Manager Nishant Arora has tendered his resignation on Monday after the Committee of Administrators (COA) decided to shut down the Delhi office of BCCI. The Supreme Court appointed panel, COA sacked the Indian cricket team’s media manager Nishant Arora today. On February 1, the new panel took the decision that allContinue Reading…

Supreme Court removes Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke from BCCI Posts

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The Supreme Court of of India today ordered the removal of BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke from their posts. Meantime, Supreme Court appointed Fali Nariman & senior SC lawyer Gopal Subramanium as Amicus Curiae to find out who would be the BCCI officials. A bench comprising of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, JusticeContinue Reading…

BCCI drops 6 Players of Odisha U-19 Cricket Team over Age Fudging Case

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has dropped six players of Odisha under-19 squad due to mismatch in their date of birth. All the six players have been selected for Vinoo Mankad One-Day Zonal League (East Zone) Trophy. They are Suraj Singh, Suryakanta Samal, Pratyush Mohapatra, Harsit Rathore and Khyama Sagar Bal.Continue Reading…

India placed 3rd in ICC ODI Rankings, Virat Kohli 2nd in Batting List

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India were placed third in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI rankings released on Friday, while  India’s mainstay Virat Kohli holds the second position in the batting list with 813 points. India are behind Australia and New Zealand. While the Aussies have 124 points, New Zealand earned 113 points, and India got 110 points.Continue Reading…

India play 500th Test match; Former India Captains felicitated

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday marked India’s 500th Test by felicitating former India Test captains before play started against New Zealand in Kanpur on Thursday. International Cricket Council (ICC) congratulated BCCI for the Countrie’s 500th Test mach. In this connection, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson presented a silver plateContinue Reading…

Barabati Stadium regains Test Venue status

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The Barabati stadium in Cuttack regained Test venue status after 21 years. It was decided at the BCCI Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai today. It was informed by the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Secretary Ashirbad Behera. Notably, after the bottle throwing incident at Barabati, the State Cricket body had face lot of criticismsContinue Reading…

Spinner Pragyan Ojha suffers freak head injury in Duleep Trophy

Spinner Pragyan Ojha

Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha suffered freak head injury on Wednesday after a ball hit on head by the ball while fielding for India Green during Duleep Trophy match against India Blue at the Greater Noida Sports Complex. The incident took place when India Blue tailender Pankaj Singh’s shot took a bad bounce, hitting Ojha. OjhaContinue Reading…

Odisha Cricket Association Election put on hold

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The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) on Sunday decided to put its election on hold till further orders of Supreme Court. Earlier, the OCA Secretary Asirbad Behera informed that the elections would scheduled on October this year. OCA’s annual general body meeting and council body meeting held on Sunday. Speaking to media persons Behera said, OCAContinue Reading…

CBI interrogates Odisha Cricketers in age fudging case

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A three-member Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team on Wednesday visited the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) office to probe the date of birth proof by junior cricketers in Odisha. The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) is in controversy after name of its CEO Bidyut Nayak’s son Subham Nayak surfaced in the age fudging scam. Subham is allegedly one amongContinue Reading…

Odisha’s Barabati Stadium fails to bag Test, gets ODI

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Barabati Stadium in Cuttack has again failed to bag a Test for the matches to be played during 2016-17 season. However, it got the ODI match to be played against England. The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) today announced six new centres for the matches. The cities of Rajkot, Visakhapatnam, Pune, Dharamsala, Ranchi andContinue Reading…


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