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About Board of Control for Cricket in India

Board of Control for Cricket in India is the premier cricketing body in India.

In March 2010, its chief selector K Srikanth picked the Indian squad for the ICC T-20 World Cup to be played in the West Indies.

BCCI and IPL

Chirayu Amin appointed interim IPL Commissioner
The IPL Governing Council that met at the BCCI headquarters to discuss the alleged irregularities with regard to contract and team biddings, and the role of Lalit Modi in the entire episode, announced that Chirayu Amin would be interim IPL Commissioner. The BCCI appointed a three-member committee to oversee the functioning of IPL.

In October 2012, BCCI has appointed five new selectors - Sandeep Patil, Roger Binny, Rajinder Singh Hans, Saba Karim and Vikram Rathour.

2012

BCCI says that it would stand by Sachin Tendulkar, who has become a topic of discussion for his recent poor form. The BCCI officials, on 28 November 2012, said that the media reports which said that Sachin Tendulkar has discussed about his future with the selectors is untrue. They said that the BCCI is not reading too much about Sachin's recent string of failures and sais that he will come good soon.

Board of Control for Cricket in India in News

Team India Unveils Nike’s New Kit for One Day Internationals
Business Wire IndiaTeam India and Nike today unveiled the new striking One Day International kit that the Indian Cricket team will sport starting January 18th in Australia. The new lightweight team kit combines high performance innovation with sustainability: each kit (jersey and bottoms) is made out of an average of 33 recycled plastic bottles

NIKE Launches New Limited-Overs Uniform for Team India
Nike, the official apparel sponsor of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), today unveiled the new limited-overs Team India uniform that will debut in the much-anticipated India – Australia series in October

Karbonn Mobiles Signs Up as the Title Sponsor of Champions League Twenty20
Leading mobile handset manufacturer Karbonn Mobiles has signed up as the title sponsor of Champions League Twenty20 starting with the fourth edition of this marquee tournament due to be held in South Africa later this year. Karbonn Mobiles signed the deal today with ESPN STAR Sports, the commercial partners of Champions League Twenty20

Yuvraj resumes training, sets sight on T20 World Cup
All-rounder Yuvraj Singh has returned to rigorous training, raising the possibility of an international comeback in September's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.

Jagan DA case: CBI summons BCCI chief N Srinivasan
The Central Bureau of Investigation CBI) on Friday summoned Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan for questioning in connection with the disproportionate assets case against YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy.

Pakistan President Zardari hails resumption of Indo-Pak cricket series
Pakistan President hails resumption of Cricketing ties between India and Pakistan. He writes to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

Pollock criticises BCCI for obstructing universal implementation of DRS
Legendary South African batsman Graeme Pollock has criticized the Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) for again obstructing the universal implementation of the Decision Review System (DRS).

PCB searching for sponsors to allow use of DRS in ODI series against Australia in UAE
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is keen to use the Decision Review System (DRS) and is trying to have it employed for their one-day series against Australia in August.

BCCI bans five players for spot fixing
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has imposed a lifetime ban on cricketer TP Sudhindra for accepting money to bowl a no ball.

ICC can't force India to accept DRS: Richardson
International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO David Richardson on Thursday said India, or more specifically the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), could not be forced to accept the Umpires Dispute Redressal System (UDRS).

India sacrificing spirit of cricket for money and T20: Greig
Former England captain Tony Greig has urged the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to abandon self interest and embrace the spirit of cricket and govern in the best interests of world cricket, not just for India and its business partners.

DA case: BCCI Chief N Srinivasan appears before CBI
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president and India Cements Managing Director N Srinivasan appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here in connection with a disproportionate assets case against YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy, on Monday.

PCB not to issue show cause notice to Shoaib for playing club match in India
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will not issue any show cause notice to former skipper Shoaib Malik for appearing in a club level match in New Delhi recently.

PCB to question Shoaib Malik for participation in Delhi event
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will ask former captain Shoaib Malik to explain his participation in a Delhi event without seeking the board's permission.

Azad terms CBI summoning of Srinivasan a nexus of political administrators
With the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) asking the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, N. Srinivasan, to appear before it in connection with a disproportionate assets case, former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad on Friday termed it a nexus of political administrators.

PCB chief Ashraf says 'revival of cricketing ties with India Pak's toughest task'
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf has said reviving cricketing ties with India has been the toughest task of his tenure so far, and expressed the hope that cricket fans in both countries won't have to wait for long to see their favourite players compete against each other.

Pak likely to tour India for one-off match this year: PCB chief
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has said there is a great possibility of Pakistan touring India for a one-off match this year in a bid to normalise bilateral cricketing ties between the two countries.

Cricket camp organized in Assam to unearth bowlers
A cricket camp was recently organized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the National Cricket Academy (NCA) to unearth bowling talent. It attracted over 1200 participants.

Akram says thrill, fun and pressure generated in Indo-Pak matches 'unmatched'
Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has said the thrill, fun and the pressure that is created during an India-Pakistan match is simply unmatched, and added that Sialkot Stallions' participation in this year's Champions League Twenty20 will be good for the recommencement of cricketing ties between both neighbours.

Misbah says cricket fans desperate to see Indo-Pak series
Pakistan One-Day and Test team captain Misbah-Ul-Haq has said cricketing ties between India and Pakistan should be revived as soon as possible, as fans in both the neighbouring countries are desperate to watch their teams play.

PCB expects 'breakthrough' in Pak-India cricketing ties
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf, during a recent visit to India to watch the Indian Premier League final, held talks with his counterpart, raising expectations of an 'imminent breakthrough' in the revival of cricket ties with India, four years after they were severed.

Sialkot Stallions' Champions League participation 'confirmed' on Twitter
Pakistan's reigning Twenty20 champions, Sialkot Stallions, have been confirmed as one of the participants at this year's Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20), after a member of the tournament's technical committee announced their inclusion.

Australia surprised over India's refusal to allow use of review technology in Test series against Oz
India's decision to reject the use of cricket's electronic eye over accuracy concerns has surprised Australia.

Maken lauds Govt. move to modify eligibility criteria for Bharat Ratna
Lauding the government's decision to make amendments in the eligibility criteria for Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Friday said that it would provide a impetus to sports in the country.

BCCI vice-president fails to understand reason behind Kumble's resignation
Baffled by the resignation of former India captain Anil Kumble as chief of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice president M P Pandove said he fails to identify the reasons behind this decision.

Kumble resigns as chief of National Cricket Academy
Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble, resigned as chief of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore on grounds that he did not wish to be a mere a figurehead.

Citing conflict of interest, Kumble resigns as NCA chief
Former Indian captain and leg spinner Anil Kumble on Monday resigned from the post of chief of the Bangalore-based National Cricket Academy (NCA), citing a conflict of interest.

Dhoni hopes to keep India's Australia tour 'fireworks free'
Acknowledging that India's 2008 tour of Australia became infamous for the 'monkeygate' racism row between Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symonds, Indian captain M.S. Dhoni today said that he hopes to keep the latest tour away from controversies.

No missing millions in Cricket South Africa's coffers
There are no missing millions in the Cricket South Africa's coffers, a CSA official told a ministerial inquiry on Friday.

Ahmad likely to continue as PCB's Chief Operating Officer
The Pakistan Cricket Board's Chief Operating Officer (COO) Subhan Ahmad is likely to continue in the post, as Chairman Zaka Asharaf and other members have expressed faith in him.

UAE wants to host 'highly anticipated' Indo-Pak cricket series
The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) has expressed a desire to host a highly anticipated series between India and Pakistan, if it was to be held at a neutral venue.

Harbhajan left out of 17-man squad for Australia Test series, Zaheer makes comeback
Out of form off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been left out of the 17-man Indian squad for the upcoming four-Test series in Australia.

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