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BCCI to wait for court nod to roll back key Lodha reforms

To avoid being held in contempt of court, the BCCI has decided to wait for the Supreme Court of India’s approval before carrying out sweeping changes to its constitution, which would result in significantly rolling back the Lodha Committee’s reforms. The court is likely to hear the matter on December …

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Pollution-related emergency in Delhi but T20I to go ahead

Two days before the Delhi T20I between India and Bangladesh, the air quality in Delhi has plummeted to hazardous levels, and led to a public-health emergency. Schools have been shut, construction work stalled, and athletic activity advised against, but the two teams trained out in the middle and continued to …

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SG pink ball to be used for maiden day-night Test in India

The SG pink ball is set to debut when India and Bangladesh play their maiden day-night Test at Eden Gardens in November. Immediately after the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) had accepted the BCCI’s request on Tuesday to play the second Test of the Bangladesh series under lights, BCCI president Sourav …

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BCCI waits on BCB nod to roll out Eden Gardens day-night Test

The BCCI has moved a step closer to hosting a day-night Test, with a request going across to its counterparts at the BCB for the second and final Test of the upcoming India-Bangladesh series, scheduled to be played at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens, to be played under lights. ESPNcricinfo understands that …

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BCCI v ICC face-off imminent over reduced pay-outs

3:47 AM GMT Osman Samiuddin CloseSenior editor, ESPNcricinfoOsman spent the first half of his life pretending he discovered reverse swing with a tennis ball half-covered with electrical tape. The second half of his life was spent trying, and failing, to find spiritual fulfillment in the world of Pakistani advertising and …

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Sourav Ganguly takes charge, promises ‘new start’ for BCCI

Sourav Ganguly has promised a new start for the BCCI and to do what’s best for Indian cricket. He was speaking in Mumbai soon after assuming charge as BCCI president, marking the formal end to the tenure of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators. Wearing his captain’s blazer – he …

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