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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput in the Dhoni biopic, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story | Photo credit: IMDb

What Bollywood can learn from cricket — telling non-performers you don’t belong

BCCI isn’t a role model when it comes to encouraging fair competition but when it comes to giving fair chance to anyone who takes up cricket, it has done reasonably well over the years.

IPL to start on 19 September in UAE, final slated for 8 November, says Brijesh Patel

Patel said that the Standard Operating Procedure to combat the Covid-19 threat is being prepared and the BCCI will formally write to the Emirates Cricket Board.
File image of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly | Photo: ANI

Sourav Ganguly may be able to continue as BCCI president. Here’s how

The key lies in the interpretation of chapter 2/6.4 of the BCCI's constitution that talks of the 'cooling-off period'.
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CAG wants SC to modify 2016 BCCI order, requests court to let its nominee exit cricket body

In plea, CAG suggests SC could consider it only for the purpose of auditing BCCI — either as a routine on annual or biennial basis, or as and when directed by the court.
File photo Sourav Ganguly

IPL 2020 could be held in empty stadiums, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

In a letter to all the affiliated units, Ganguly seemed confident of an IPL this year despite its current status of being suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Cricket South Africa says India willing to play 3 T20s at the end of August

CSA CEO Jacques Faul says India wants to honour its commitment if the Covid-19 situation improves enough for the governments to allow the series.
KXIP captain Ravichandran Ashwin after he took Jos Buttler's wicket

BCCI suspends IPL 2020 till further notice

The IPL was scheduled to begin on 29 March, but the cricket board has postponed it indefinitely due to the extended nationwide lockdown.
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BCCI clears dues of centrally-contracted players, says won’t let anyone suffer

BCCI reportedly paid the match fees and cleared dues of all those who played for India and India A at the end of the financial year.
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Covid-19 forces BCCI and cricketers to brace for loss of income, pay cuts

With the IPL looking ever likely to be scrapped, the BCCI is staring at massive losses. Will it cut retainerships of players and salaries of staff?
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

BCCI tells employees to work from home in wake of coronavirus

The BCCI on 13 March postponed the IPL till 15 April along with all other domestic tournaments, including the Irani Cup and the Women's Challenger Trophy.

On Camera

Netflix’s ‘Indian Matchmaking’ is only too accurate

Among Indians, unlike other regressive trends, the emphasis on caste has not weakened even though more and more Indians today have received modern educations.
Attendees view the Apple Inc. iPhone 11 after an event in Cupertino, California, U.S. | Photographer: David Paul Morris | Bloomberg

Apple & Samsung’s assembly partners pledge Rs 11,000 crore investment in India

Foxconn & Wistron are among firms picked to make smartphones under a new government plan that’s aimed at encouraging global companies to shift manufacturing beyond China.

Defence

Representational image of the Indian Army in Ladakh | ANI File Photo

5th military-level LAC meeting on, India could press for Chinese troops’ return from Finger 4

India will ask for the Chinese troops to fall back behind Finger 8 at Pangong Tso. Since the last meeting, the status quo has remained on the LAC.
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Modi govt’s NEP is out of touch with reality, Indian voters want English-medium education

State leaders with their ear to the ground, like Nitish, Mamata and Yogi, have shown that the push for native language education is not what voters want.