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Shashank Manohar steps down as BCCI President

Shashank Manohar has stepped down as President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) with immediate effect He also has resigned as the representative of BCCI on the International Cricket Council (ICC) and also from the Asian Cricket Council He has resigned barely seven months after being appointed in October 2015 after the ..

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BCCI appoints Rahul Johri as its first CEO

Rahul Johri has been appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Mr. Johri will report to the BCCI secretary and shall be given freedom to work independently in BCCI’s set-up that was traditionally controlled by honorary office-bearers. In his new role he will be ..

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Pakistan Cricket umpire Asad Rauf banned for 5 years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf for five years after its disciplinary committee found him guilty of corrupt practices. It was announced by BCCI president Shashank Manohar who had headed the disciplinary committee. The BCCI Committee has found Rauf guilty of misconduct and corruption under multiple ..

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Recommendations of Justice Lodha Committee on BCCI reforms

Justice RM Lodha Committee has submitted its report to the Supreme Court suggesting reforms in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The committee was appointed by the SC in 2014 to make recommendations to the BCCI in order to prevent frauds and conflict of interest in cricket administration. Major Recommendations Committee Governing ..

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Syed Kirmani nominated for 2015 Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

India’s former wicket-keeper batsman Syed Kirmani has been nominated for prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award 2015. He was conferred with the award for his contribution to Indian cricket. He was a member of the Indian team that won the World Cup in 1983 for the first time. Background Syed Kirmani was selected ..

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Pune, Rajkot become interim IPL franchises to replace CSK, RR

Pune and Rajkot have become the new interim franchises in the Indian Premier League (IPL) through the reverse bidding process. They will replace the suspended teams of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) for a period of two years. The Pune franchise was bought by Kolkata-based company New Rising owned by business tycoon ..

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