BCCI under NADA fold, compliance was inevitable

The Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) has agreed to come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency(NADA). This means all cricketers without exception will now be tested for banned and performance enhancing drugs by NADA like any other Indian athlete. The BCCI is registered as a society under the Tamil Nadu Societies… Continue reading BCCI under NADA fold, compliance was inevitable

BCCI recommends Bumrah, Shami, Jadeja and Poonam Yadav for Arjuna award

The BCCI has recommended cricketers Mohammad Shami,Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja and Poonam Yadav for the Arjuna award.These nominees will now be considered by the Ministry of Youth affairs. The Arjuna Awards were established by the government of India in 1961. It is given by the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.The honour recognizes outstanding… Continue reading BCCI recommends Bumrah, Shami, Jadeja and Poonam Yadav for Arjuna award

HC reserves verdict on plea against BCCI representing India

The Madras High Court has reserved its order on a PIL seeking direction to authorities for initiating legal action against the BCCI.The petitioner said that BCCI has no authority to represent the country at international events without the government’s approval. The petitioner contended that (a)BCCI derived its logo from the British Raj emblem “The order… Continue reading HC reserves verdict on plea against BCCI representing India

ICC rejects BCCI’s request to ‘isolate’ Pakistan

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rejected the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) request for isolation of Pakistan from the global cricket community. The BCCI led by Committee of administrators(CoA) had made the appeal following the Pulwama terror attack to isolate the nations who sponsor terrorism. Committee of Administrators(CoA) are nominated panel… Continue reading ICC rejects BCCI’s request to ‘isolate’ Pakistan