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Rahul Dravid to take over as head coach of Indian men’s cricket team for 2 years after T20 WC

The 47-year-old former India captain will take charge from the upcoming home series against New Zealand. Dravid was presently working as the head of National Cricket Academy.
Indian Premier League bid verification process underway in Dubai

Industrialist Sanjiv Goenka wins IPL’s new Lucknow franchise with bid of over Rs 7,000 crore

International equity investment firm CVC Capital won the Ahmedabad franchise with a bid of Rs 5,600 crore. The two new teams will be part of the 2022 IPL tournament.
IPL 2021 trophy | Representational image | Twitter/@IPL

BCCI could earn up to $5 billion from IPL broadcasting rights for next 5-year cycle

Current rights (TV and digital) from 2018 to 2022 are with Star India, and are valued at $2.55 billion. But in the next cycle, that could double and reach $5 billion.

BCCI formally invites applications for men’s head coach 2 days after Dravid ‘accepted offer’

Rahul Dravid reportedly agreed to take over the post after T20 WC. BCCI needs to put in place a Cricket Advisory Committee, which will formally recommend his name to apex council.
File photo of Rahul Dravid | Twitter/@rahuldravid

Rahul Dravid set to take over as Indian cricket team coach after T20 World Cup

Former Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has been in charge of the India A and U-19 set up for the past six years. He currently heads National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.
File photo of Mithali Raj | @M_Raj03/Twitter

BCCI can close the wage gap in women’s cricket. Just look at tennis and US soccer

The senior women cricketers are paid around Rs 20,000 per day — equivalent to the wage paid to an Under-19 male counterpart. It's not nearly enough.
BCCI chief and former India captain Sourav Ganguly | File photo: ANI

Indians refused to play due to Covid fear, Shastri didn’t seek OK for book launch: Ganguly

BCCI chief Ganguly tells The Telegraph neither can players be blamed for worrying after physio tested positive, nor head coach Ravi Shastri for attending his own book’s launch.

Pakistanis say BCCI boosted Kashmir Premier League held in PoK, flood Twitter with data

Herschelle Gibbs, who had previously hit out at the BCCI for attempting to 'threaten' him over his participation in the league, was also in Muzaffarabad.
An old poster for Kashmir Premier League with the originally set dates. | Picture Credit: Twitter/@kpl_20

Kashmir Premier League vs BCCI is the new India-Pakistan cricket faceoff

While both BCCI and PCB have conflicting interests, the ICC has washed its hands off, saying it has no jurisdiction over the Kashmir Premier League.

BCCI pledges Rs 10 crore for training, preparations of Olympic-bound athletes

A senior BCCI official said the modalities of the donation will be finalised after talking to Sports ministry and Indian Olympic Association. The Tokyo Olympic Games will begin on 23 July.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.