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'Thank You Captain', Wishes Pour In For Virat Kohli After Shock Resignation

Jan 15, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Virat Kohli stepped down from India's Test captaincy on Friday in a social media post. Kohli's decision comes after India failed to win their maiden Test series in South Africa on Friday. India lost 2-1.

VVS Laxman After U-19 Asia Cup 2021 Win, 'Heartening To See Indian Team Improve By The Game'

Jan 01, 2022 PTI

India outplayed Sri Lanka in a rain-marred final to win their eighth junior continental title. The Boys in Blue won by nine wickets via a DLS method in the summit clash that was reduced to 38 overs a side.

Yearender 2021: Indian Cricket Gets Mired In BCCI Realpolitik, And Virat Kohli Loses His Grip

In the absence of a strong administration at BCCI, Virat Kohli called the shots and not many seemed to mind it. However, his reign had to be challenged at some point with Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah filling the power vacuum.

VVS Laxman 'Has To Apply' For NCA Chief's Post, Says Jay Shah After BCCI AGM

Dec 04, 2021 PTI

The topmost NCA post fell vacant after Rahul Dravid took over as the head coach of Team India. VVS Laxman's appointment as the NCA chief was one of the points of discussion at the BCCI AGM.

India To Tour South Africa Despite Omicron Threats, T20 Internationals To Be Played Later

The Indians were originally scheduled to depart for South Africa on December 9. As things stand now, the Tests are unlikely to start on December 17 as planned earlier. The new schedule will be confirmed by CSA in the next 48 hours.

04 December, 2021

In Exhibition Cricket Match, Jay Shah’s XI Beats Sourav Ganguly’s XI In A Thriller


Ahead of Sunday’s BCCI Annual General Meeting in Kolkata, secretary Jay Shah’s team pipped president Sourav Ganguly’s XI by just one run at iconic Eden Gardens. The match was played 15-overs-a-side.

14 November, 2021

BCCI AGM: India's T20 World Cup Show, NCA Chief Appointment, Selectors' Term Renewal On Agenda


There will also be an election of two new governing council members but it is understood that in the end it could be a unanimous decision.

19 October, 2021

Pakistan Cricket Board, BCCI Need To Be Friends Before Any Bilateral Series: Ramiz Raja


PCB chairman Ramiz Raja personally met BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah on the sidelines of the ACC meet in Dubai recently.

13 October, 2021

T20 World Cup: Team India Unveil Fan-Inspired ‘Billion Cheers’ Jersey For Showpiece Event


Along with the match kit, over 10 variations, including a player edition jersey and skipper Virat Kohli’s signature number 18 jersey have also been launched.

28 September, 2021

A First In IPL History - 2 Concurrent Matches On Last Day Of League Stage

Outlook Web Bureau

BCCI will also release the tender for IPL media rights (2023-2027) after the new teams are announced on October 25.

16 September, 2021

Virat Kohli's Stepping Down As India's T20 Captain Part Of BCCI 'Roadmap'

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Virat Kohli will hand over India's T20 captaincy after the World Cup in October-November. Given his IPL record as skipper, Rohit Sharma, is widely tipped to succeed him.

15 September, 2021

Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma: Who Will Be Captain In ICC T20 World Cup? BCCI Secy Jay Shah Gives His verdict

Outlook Web Bureau

Virat Kohli is yet to win an ICC Trophy while Rohit Sharma is IPL's most successful captain with Mumbai Indians leading them to five titles.

12 September, 2021

Ranji Trophy: BCCI Mulls Compensation For Cricketers Who Lost Out Due To COVID-19 Last Season


At present, a playing XI player in a Ranji Trophy game gets Rs 35,000 per day and a match fee of Rs 1.4 lakh per game

20 July, 2021

Don't Compare IPL With 2000-plus Domestic Cricket Games: BCCI Secy Jay Shah


While players lost out on significant earnings, the BCCI copped a lot of flak for too much focus on the cash-rich league

13 July, 2021

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Secretary Jay Shah Mourn Yashpal Sharma's Death


Apart from representing India 79 times in the international arena, Yashpal was also a distinguished national selector

07 June, 2021

BCCI May Push Back IPL 2021 Final To October 15 To Reduce Double Headers


Initially, BCCI was thinking of having 10 double headers, but afternoon matches could have been physically exhausting for players

01 June, 2021

Why Sourav Ganguly, Jay Shah Will Miss IND Vs NZ ICC World Test Championship Match In Southampton

Outlook Web Bureau

According to rules, the BCCI office-bearers would have had to undergo hard quarantine of 10 days and now time is too short

29 May, 2021

IPL 2021 To Conclude In UAE; BCCI Had 'No Option', Says Top Official

Outlook Web Bureau

IPL may be held between September 18-October 10; BCCI wants more time to think on hosting T20 World Cup

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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