BCCI: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

IPL 2020 tournament to be held in UAE

Published: August 4, 2020

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that the IPL 2020 Tournament is going to be held in UAE from September 19 and it will end on November 10, 2020. Among the main changes introduced due to the COVID 19 Pandemic this year, it has been decided that COVID 19 substitutes ..

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Asia Cup 2020 cancelled

Published: July 9, 2020

On July 8, 2020, the BCCI President Saurav Ganguly announced that the Asia Cup T20 was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights Following the cancellation, the next Asia Cup is to be held in Sri Lanka. And Asia Cup 2022 is to be held in Pakistan. The Asian Cricket Council has chosen Sri Lanka to ..

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What is Team Mask Force?

Published: April 22, 2020

The “Team Mask Force” was created by the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India). It features India’s most revered cricketers such as Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Saurav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid. Highlights The Team Mask Force intends to spread awareness of the importance of wearing face masks in public places. Under the initiative, ..

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IPL 2020 suspended by BCCI

Published: April 16, 2020

On April 15, 2020, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has suspended the Indian Premier League, 2020 indefinitely. The decision was made after the lock down in India was extended till May 3, 2020. Highlights The BCCI had plans to conduct the month long matches in June, 2020. However, due to the extension ..

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Former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi named Chairman of the National selection panel

Published: March 4, 2020

Former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi has been named Chairman of the National selection panel by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of BCCI. The Cricket Advisory Committee has shortlisted a five-member group including former Indian pacer Harvinder Singh, Venkatesh Prasad, Rajesh Chauhan and LS Siva Ramakrishnan. BCCI also announced that the CAC will review the panel’s ..

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