Cricket News sort by BCCI

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to raise the issue of the proposed two-and-a-half month expanded window for the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the next ICC conference. PCB chairman Ramiz Raja has confirmed the same.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Monday, announced an increase in the monthly pension of former cricketers and match officials. BCCI Secretary Jay Shah took to Twitter to announce the decision. While sharing the post, he stated that nearly 900 people would benefit from the raise.

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has claimed that the cricket’s cash-rich T20 tournament, the Indian Premier League (IPL) generates more revenue than the world’s most famous football league - the English Premier League.

India wicketkeeper-batter Wriddhiman Saha has clarified that he will not reveal the identity of the journalist who sent him a threatening message. Many from the Indian cricket fraternity asked Saha to name and shame the scribe after he shared the screenshot of the bullying message sent to him on social media.

The BCCI has released the full list of players who will be up for grabs during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 mega auction, which will take place on February 12 and 13 in Bengaluru. From the initial long list of 1214 players, the BCCI reduced the list to 590 players following the wish-list received by franchises.

BCCI’s Chairman of selectors Chetan Sharma has finally opened up on the controversy surrounding Virat Kohli’s captaincy issue. Contracting Kohli’s claim, Sharma asserted that everyone in the selection meeting had requested Kohli to continue as T20I captain after the announced that he wanted to quit. Kohli had alleged that nothing of that sort happened during an explosive press conference ahead of the South Africa tour.

Former India cricketer Madan Lal has urged Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly to respond to Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli’s comments over captaincy change and end the matter. According to Lal, India need to focus on the South Africa tour and not the needles controversies.

Indian cricket’s Test captain Virat Kohli, on Wednesday, held an explosive press conference in which he opened up on everything from his sacking as one-day captain to rumours of his rift with Rohit Sharma. Kohli made is clear that there was no prior intimation given to him about his removal as one-day captain. According to him, he was told one and a half hours before the team selection meeting for the Test squad for South Africa that he would no longer be captain in the one-day format. Kohli also dismissed suggestions that he was requested to stay on as T20 leader following his announcement. Here is a detailed account of statements and clarifications made by Kohli at the press conference.