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Goa cricket body expels former head’s son for six years


June 25th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) The Goa Cricket Association (GCA) has expelled Ranji player Ganeshraj Narvekar for six years after he was accused of forging a birth certificate to play in ... Read more...

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Congress in Goa will outperform Indian team Down Under: Shukla


March 1st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 1 (IANS) The Congress will perform better in the March 3 Goa assembly elections than the Indian cricket team which was battered in Australia, said union minister and ... Read more...

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Congress candidate to be booked for giving away cricket kits


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 23 (IANS) Election officials here are in the process of filing a complaint against Congress candidate and Goa Cricket Association (GCA) president Dayanand Narvekar for distributing cricket kits ... Read more...

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Mike Brearley, Ted Dexter, Ian Chappell for Pataudi Memorial Lecture


December 28th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 28 (IANS) Sharmila Tagore, the wife of former Indian Cricket captain late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, is excited about the plan of the Board of Cricket Control in ... Read more...

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Goa cricket officials interfering in U-19 selection: Coach


December 7th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) Former Ranji player and coach of Goa's under-19 cricket team Avinash Aware has complained that Goa Cricket Association (GCA) officials are interfering in the selection of ... Read more...

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Dravid named for Polly Umrigar best cricketer award


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) India's veteran batsman Rahul Dravid will be honoured with the 'Polly Umrigar Award for India's best cricketer of 2010-11' at the Board of Cricket Control for ... Read more...

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Goa cricket chief evasive over match-fixing angle


November 9th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 9 (IANS) Is there a match-fixing angle to Goa's cricket captain not accepting the challenge of scoring 130 runs in 19 overs against Maharashtra in a Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Cricket series with Pakistan BCCI’s call: Krishna


April 19th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With India deciding to resume cricketing ties with Pakistan after a hiatus, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said the plan for a series ... Read more...

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PCB, BCCI to talk for resuming Indo-Pak cricket ties after IPL: Subhan Ahmed


April 19th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 19(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Operating Officer Subhan Ahmed has said that official talks with the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) to restore Indo-Pak cricket series will ... Read more...

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Whistleblower blames Goa government of victimisation


April 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 15 (IANS) A whistleblower who exposed a forgery scam involving a former Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) vice president Friday said the Goa government was victimising ... Read more...

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PCB welcomes India’s willingness to promote cricketing contacts with Pakistan


April 8th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 8(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has welcomed the 'positive' comments of Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who indicated that India was open to sending its cricket team to the ... Read more...

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BCCI’s agenda against Dalmiya behind Eden fiasco: Kapil


February 14th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev Sunday blamed the "personal agenda" of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) against Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Jagmohan ... Read more...

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Goa whistle-blower on cricket nepotism alleges victimisation


December 30th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 30 (IANS) A whistle-blower, who blew the lid off a Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) forgery and nepotism scandal involving a former top official and Congress legislator in ... Read more...

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Cricket board officials covered up forgery: GCA member


December 25th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) Senior Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) officials colluded with Goa Cricket Association (GCA) president Dayanand Narvekar in a forgery case involving his son, a senior GCA ... Read more...

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Ex-BCCI official, wife, son booked for forging son’s birth certificate


December 25th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) In a late development Friday, the police here booked a former vice president of the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) and his family members for forging ... Read more...

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Goa Premier League kicks off despite BCCI threat (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 24 (IANS) The controversial Goa Premier League (GPL) cricket tournament kicked off Friday, despite the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) calling the event 'illegal' Thursday evening."The outstation players ... Read more...

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Goa Premier League kicks off despite BCCI threat


December 24th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 24 (IANS) The controversial Goa Players League (GPL) cricket tournament kicked off Friday, despite the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) calling the event 'illegal' in a statement Thursday ... Read more...

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Sikkim girls practise hard to get into national cricket team


December 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Dec.20 (ANI): Girls representing the Sikkim Cricket Association are practising hard to make their way into the national team."Cricket is a good game and women can learn the game easily ... Read more...

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Court paves way for Rajasthan Royals to bid in IPL auction (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday upheld a stay order on the termination of Rajasthan Royal's contract by the Board of Cricket Control of India, granted by an independent ... Read more...

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PCB rejects cricket veterans’ request for India tour


November 11th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 11(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has rejected the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA)'s request for hosting their Indian counterparts.According to the News, the Board for Veteran Cricket in India ... Read more...

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Umpire Decision Review System helping in overcoming umpiring errors: ICC


November 11th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 11(ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) General Manager Cricket David Richardson has backed the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS), saying that it has brought significant improvements in overcoming umpiring errors in ... Read more...

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Rain threat looms large over third India-Australia ODI


October 23rd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Rain threatens to wash out the third and final one-dayer between India and Australia here Sunday with heavy showers lashing the city in the last couple of days.Days ... Read more...

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PCB to take action after British police investigation is over: Sharad Pawar


August 30th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug.30 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar on Monday said that the Pakistani Cricket Board (PCB) would be able to take appropriate action in the spot-fixing scandal only after ... Read more...

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Guangzhou says ready for Asian Games, while Delhi struggles with CWG


August 4th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): While New Delhi continues to face criticism over leaking stadia and lack of preparedness for the2010 Commonwealth Games, the Chinese city of Guangzhou is leaving no ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court reserves order on Lalit Modi’s petition


July 14th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 14 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Wednesday reserved its orders till tomorrow on the petition filed by suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi challenging the disciplinary proceedings ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak bilateral cricket series on the anvil?


June 29th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 29 (ANI): The resumption of bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan also came up for discussion between the leaders of the two countries on the sidelines of the recent ... Read more...

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Modi gets till May 15 to file chargesheet reply


May 10th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Lalit Modi, the suspended chairman and commissioner of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has got more time to submit his reply to the chargesheet against him after ... Read more...

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IMG can sue England board chief for claims about Modi


May 8th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke is facing a possible legal action from sports marketing giant IMG for his allegations that the company was involved ... Read more...

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IPL Governing Council meets in Mumbai


May 2nd, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 2 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council on Sunday held its meeting here on Sunday.The meting was reportedly, to discuss the fate of former IPL Commissioner ... Read more...

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BCCI holds meeting ahead of IPL Governing Council


April 25th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 25 (ANI): The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) bigwigs held a meeting on Sunday ahead of Monday's crucial meeting of the Governing Council of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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IPL row: Pawar talks with Mallya, BCCI bigwigs


April 24th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 24 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday met with Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) president Shashank Manohar, Secretary N Srinivasan and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) franchise owner ... Read more...

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BCCI did not heed Shukla’s warning in January


April 24th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 24 (ANI): Board of Cricket Control in India's (BCCI) Media and Finance Committee Chairman, Rajiv Shukla has questioned the manner in which Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi was ... Read more...

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Tharoor demands thorough inquiry into ‘IPL-Gate’


April 24th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Reacting for the first time after his exit from the Union Cabinet, former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said he was ... Read more...

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BCCI refuses to postpone Monday’s IPL Governing Council meeting


April 24th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) on Saturday rejected Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi's plea to defer the Governing Council meeting by five ... Read more...

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PMO rules out chances of Chidambaram heading IPL probe panel


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Friday clarified that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has not asked Union Home Minister P Chidambaram to head the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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