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In the survey, 70% respondents wanted more coverage of women’s cricket | @BCCI_Women/Twitter

Cricket has a billion fans the world over, reveals ICC’s global market research

87% of the survey respondents said the Olympics should feature the T20 format of the sport.
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BCCI under Srinivasan was better for cricket than CoA system: ‘Crusader’ Aditya Verma

Bihar unit chief Aditya Verma says he merely meant that the BCCI under Srinivasan was better for cricket than the current dispensation.
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BCCI re-stakes claim over Indian cricket, says only its committees can take decisions

Through its special general meeting, BCCI reiterates that the structures in place will be adhered to. The CoA’s response remains to be seen. New Delhi:...
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YoYo gets its own treatment, now BCCI to study if it’s the best to test cricketing fitness

CoA has asked Saba Karim, BCCI’s GM-operations, to answer questions raised about the appropriateness and manner in which the test has been implemented. Bengaluru: The...
Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri

Who decided YoYo test is final measure of cricket fitness? Even the BCCI wants to know

Asks who supervises, records, ensures fairness. And who authorised the test after team was selected.
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Full text of BCCI Treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry’s letter to the Committee of Administrators

Dear Sir and Madam, I write this email with regard to an earlier query of mine that had been addressed to Mr. K.V.P. Rao, Mr....

OnCamera

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Blood, bodies and scars: What I saw after the 1983 Nellie massacre in Assam

On the anniversary of the Nellie massacre in Assam, which claimed thousands of lives in a few hours, I recall the horrid sights.

As Pakistan’s leverage with US, China, Saudi Arabia grows, is it even possible to isolate it?

Pakistan signed deals worth $20 billion with Saudi Arabia, even as India vows to isolate the neighbour diplomatically after the Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy.

Defence

A Rafale fighter aircraft seen during rehearsals for fly-past ahead of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka Air Base in Bengaluru

IAF deputy chief and other senior officers set to fly Rafale at Aero India

Even as political slug-fest continues over the deal, IAF is throwing its weight behind Rafale, the first of which is to be delivered in September 2019.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.