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IPL 2020, Match 12: RR vs KKR – Preview

Will Rajasthan Royals (RR) continue their batting juggernaut? Or will Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) find a way to stop RR in their tracks? Welcome to Match 12 of Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 where RR will square off against KKR at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. RR have been on an absolute…

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IPL 2020, Match 11: DC vs SRH – Match Report

David Warner sealed a win in his 50th Indian Premier League (IPL) match as captain after Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) beat Delhi Capitals (DC) by 15 runs at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi and secured their first win of the IPL 2020 on Tuesday. After electing to bowl in Abu Dhabi, DC kept SRH…

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Shreyas Iyer fined for slow over-rate

IPL MEDIA ADVISORY: Code of Conduct Breach Abu Dhabi: September 29, 2020 Delhi Capitals Captain Shreyas Iyer has been fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Abu Dhabi on 29 September 2020. As it was his team’s first offence of the…

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Saurav Ganguly named next Cricket Association of Bengal president

Former Indian cricket team captain Saurav Ganguly was on Thursday named the next president of Cricket Association of Bengal by chief minister Mamata Banerjee. The position fell vacant with the death of veteran administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya. “We have unanimously decided that Saurav will fill the vacant post. Jagmohan Dalmiya’s son Avishek will be inducted in…

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Ganguly meets Mamata amid speculation he will be CAB chief

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday met chief minister Mamata Banerjee amid intense speculation that he may be Jagmohan Dalmiya’s replacement as president of the Cricket Association of Bengal, but refused to comment on whether he is in the race. Ganguly, who is a joint secretary of the CAB, arrived at the state secretariat…

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Chances of Pak-India series slim: PCB chief Shaharyar Khan

Pakistan cricket board, PCB, chairman Shararyar Khan has said that chances of a series against India in December are slim as the Indian board is still waiting for clearance from its government. “I don’t want to give India any ultimatum,” Khan told reporters in Lahore on Tuesday. “The chances (of series) are getting slimmer because…

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Watch: Ugly on-field brawl, Bermuda cricketer banned for life

Bermuda cricketer Jason Anderson has been slapped with a life ban after he triggered a hair-raising brawl during a club match in the small island nation. Playing for Cleveland County Cricket Club, Anderson launched a brutal assault on Willow Cuts Cricket Club batsman George O’Brien while wicket-keeping during the Champion of Champions final at the…

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After Jagmohan Dalmiya’s death, jockeying for power in BCCI begins

Such is the void left by Jagmohan Dalmiya that three cricket organisations have to look for a president. And in at least two of them — the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) — the hunt for a successor may not be smooth. Dalmiya also helmed the…

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Will miss Jagmohan Dalmiya and his ready laugh: Sunil Gavaskar

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday paid tribute to BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya, terming him as someone who put the game of cricket above everything else. The legendary opener, who shared a cordial relation with Dalmiya, said that he will miss his smiling persona. “I will miss his ready laugh. May his soul rest…

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Will look to appoint interim BCCI president: IPL chairman Shukla

After Jagmohan Dalmiya’s death left a vacuum in the top ranks of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla said on Monday that the board will appoint an interim president if its constitution permits. “Nobody can match Jagmohan Dalmiya’s talent as well as stature. The void will be tough…

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Poll | Has the power brought by Dalmiya good for Indian cricket?

Indian cricket board (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya, who passed away on Sunday, is widely regarded as the man who turned BCCI into the ‘supremo’ that it is today. Dalmiya was the first Indian to head the game’s world body, he was the International Cricket Council president from 1997 to 2000. He turned ICC from a…

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Iron Man: Dalmiya represented the best and worst of Indian cricket

The most abiding legacy of Jagmohan Dalmiya, the wily Marwari from Bengal, will remain in his successfully challenging the White hegemony over world cricket and providing India the financial muscle that helped it turn the cricketing hierarchy upside down. Those who may have seen images of him on their television screens trudging into or out…

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Jagmohan Dalmiya: Man who made India the epicentre of world cricket

Be it bringing his razor-sharp skills as a successful businessman to upstage adversaries in sports administration or using a unique way of saying things as much to confound as to clarify, Jagmohan Dalmiya’s place as the man who revolutionised Indian cricket and turned it into a commercial behemoth is assured. Dalmiya was already ailing when…

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‘Visionary and father figure’: Condolences pour in for Dalmiya

BCCI on Sunday condoled the demise of its president Jagmohan Dalmiya, and said the cricketing fraternity will miss the veteran administrator of the game dearly. “On behalf of all the members of BCCI, I wish to submit our condolences to the bereaved family of Mr. Dalmiya. As a visionary and a father figure of Indian…

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Jagmohan Dalmiya: A legend in cricket administration

1. Jagmohan Dalmiya was born in Kolkata on May 30, 1940. 2. He started his career as a wicketkeeper, playing for cricket clubs, including his college team in Kolkata. 3. He joined the BCCI in 1979, and became its treasurer in 1983, the year India won the cricket World Cup. 4. Along with bureaucrat IS…

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Cricket board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya passes away at 75

Indian cricket board president Jagmohan Dalmiya, credited with turning India into the game’s financial superpower, died here on Sunday, three days after he was hospitalised following a heart attack. He was 75. The veteran sports administrator and businessman died of “massive gastrointestinal hemorrhage” at 8.45pm, said Dr Anil Mishra, who was treating the Board of…

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Raina hits ton as India A win series against Bangladesh A

Senior batsman Suresh Raina hit a strokeful century to help India A outplay Bangladesh A by 75 runs via Duckworth/Lewis method in the third unofficial rain-hit ODI and clinch the series 2-1 in Bengaluru on Sunday. Electing to bat, the Unmukt Chand-led side rode on Raina’s 104-run knock to post 297 for six in 50…

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Time right for Kohli to be ODI captain, but Dhoni’s legacy strong

There is often a ritualistic value attached to the selection of a national cricket team. Most of the players select themselves and it is just one or two places that are up for grabs and generate discussion. The first thing the Indian selectors did today was to scotch all rumours that they are thinking of…