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ICC approves new tournament despite BCCI’s concerns

Cricket’s global governing body is headed towards a confrontation with the game’s biggest powerhouse after the ICC decided to include an extra tournament in the next rights cycle overlooking objections from the BCCI. On Monday the ICC Board gave consent to include an extra global tournament in the next events …

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Anil Kumble appointed Kings XI Punjab head coach

Anil Kumble has been appointed as the head coach of Kings XI Punjab in the IPL from the upcoming season, while also being put in charge of “all cricket-related affairs” of the team for the foreseeable future, co-owner of the franchise Mohit Burman has confirmed. The appointment makes Kumble the …

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It’s official: no TNCA in the BCCI elections

The BCCI’s electoral officer has upheld the decision taken by the Committee of the Administrators (CoA) to disqualify three key state associations from participating in the BCCI elections, scheduled for October 23. On Thursday N Gopalswami, the board’s electoral officer, removed Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Maharashtra from the final electoral roll, …

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Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Maharashtra barred from BCCI elections

In what is likely to have a bearing on the BCCI elections, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) has disqualified three key state associations – Tamil Nadu, Haryana and Maharashtra – for failing to comply with the board’s new constitution. These three states have been declared non-compliant and are barred from …

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The mystery of the Pune pitch

What is the Pune pitch, deep down? In first-class cricket, it’s one of the flattest in the country. Thirty-six Indian grounds have hosted at least 10 first-class games since the start of the 2011-12 season, when the MCA Stadium made its debut. Of those 36 grounds, only two have a …

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