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Overage players can end careers of genuine aspirants

Newspapers reported last week of an U-19 player registered with DDCA to be overage by—hold your breath— 5 years! Scrutiny of multiple school certificates revealed he was actually 23 playing against those between 16+ and 19 years of age. The mind boggles at the temerity of those in charge of this young man: his guardians […]

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Jay Shah to represent BCCI at ICC CEC

BCCI to seek SC approval to relax tenure reform The Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI on Sunday decided to seek the Supreme Court’s approval to water down administrative reforms on tenure cap for its office-bearers and named secretary Jay Shah as its representative for the ICC chief executives’ committee meeting. The decisions to seek the apex court’s […]

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Jay Shah to represent BCCI at ICC CEC meeting

The date and venue of the next ICC CEC meeting are not yet out. BCCI Secretary Jay Shah was on Sunday named the Board’s representative to attend future meetings of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) chief executives committee. In his early 30s, Shah took over as Secretary on October 23 with Sourav Ganguly as BCCI […]

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Tendulkar calls on BCCI boss Ganguly to revamp Duleep Trophy

‘I feel Duleep Trophy is one tournament where one is getting to hear that players are possibly more focused on their own performances and what the next tournament is and they play accordingly.’ Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar feels BCCI president Sourav Ganguly should initiate a revamp of the Duleep Trophy as players competing in […]

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Hope Ganguly changes selection panel, need strong people: Harbhajan

The current selection panel is headed by MSK Prasad, who played six Tests and 17 ODIs for India Veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is hoping that BCCI President Sourav Ganguly will “change” the current selection panel and bring “strong people” on board. The 39-year-old was reacting to wicketkeeper-batsman Sanju Samson being dropped from the Indian […]

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BCCI CFO Santosh Rangnekar quits

The Indian Cricket Board’s chief financial officer Santosh Rangnekar tendered his resignation on Friday, becoming the first high-profile executive of the CoA era to quit. Rangnekar was BCCI’s first-ever CFO and remained under the scanner during three years in his job. “Mr Rangnekar has tendered his resignation today. As far as I know, there was […]