Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021

Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA)

DDCA Elections: Rohan Jaitley Retains Top Post; Siddharth Verma Becomes Secretary

Oct 29, 2021 PTI

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir’s maternal uncle Pawan Ghulati will be the new DDCA treasurer. The counting concluded after Thursday midnight.

DDCA Offers Its Premises For Fight Against COVID-19

May 15, 2021 PTI

In a letter to the government, DDCA has said that stadium premises has the facility where 10,000 people can be vaccinated per day

Will Request Bishan Singh Bedi To Withdraw His Demand Of Removing His Name From Kotla Stand, Says Rohan Jaitley

Rohan, who recently took over as DDCA president, said he would have preferred Bedi to discuss the issue with him personally

Arun Jaitley Statue At Kotla: Angry Bishan Singh Bedi Quits DDCA, Asks To Remove His Name From Stands

Dec 23, 2020 PTI

He made the demand in a scathing letter addressed to DDCA President Rohan Jaitley, the son of the late politician, who was a minister in the BJP-led NDA government and died last year

DDCA Elections: Rohan Jaitley Files Nomination For President's Post, Gautam Gambhir's Uncle For Treasurer

It is expected that Rohan Jaitley, a lawyer by profession, will be a unanimous choice of all warring factions at the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA)

07 September, 2020

DDCA Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19, Orders Feroz Shah Kotla Shut Down


DDCA joint secretary Rajan Manchanda, the only active office-bearer in the absence of president and secretary, has given instruction to shut down Kotla till further notice

04 June, 2020

Delhi Cricket Mess: DDCA Directors Ask BCCI For Committee After Ombudsman Orders Re-election


With an eye on the lack of leadership at the DDCA, ombudsman Justice Deepak Verma (Retd) had made it clear that elections for vacant posts will be held as soon as normalcy returns

20 May, 2020

Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla Ground Becomes COVID-19 Centre, Houses Migrant Workers

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The Feroz Shah Kotla ground is being used to house and test migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh before being sent back to their respective home states

15 May, 2020

DDCA Ombudsman Calls For Re-election, Orders Removal Of Joint Secy


The ombudsman has made it clear that the process of re-election shall be started as soon as normalcy returns

08 May, 2020

BCCI All Set To Form Ad-hoc Body To Run Corruption-ridden Delhi Cricket


The DDCA is already without a president since senior journalist Rajat Sharma resigned while general secretary Vinod Tihara is in a Meerut jail for alleged violation of the Customs Act

30 April, 2020

Delhi Cricket Clubs' Repeated Pleas To Get Long-Standing Dues Fail To Move DDCA

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Since July 2018, DDCA has got Rs.40.75 crore from BCCI, but it has still not paid Rs.7 crore dues to clubs


22 April, 2020

DDCA Secretary Vinod Tihara In Meerut Jail For Past 1 Month, Colleagues Thought He Had COVID-19


Vinod Tihara is DDCA's representative at the BCCI and an influential figure in the Delhi cricket body. He had been "unreachable" since mid-March leaving DDCA officials, including members of his faction, flummoxed

15 April, 2020

DDCA Ombudsman Takes Action Against Four Members


The action was taken after the four members -- Rajan Manchanda, Apurv Jain, Alok Mittal, and Nitin Gupta -- initiated and approved "illegal" resolution which was contrary to the interests of DDCA

24 January, 2020

Ranji Mess Before Bengal Game: Allegations Of Interference Against Acting DDCA Prez Rakesh Bansal


Incidentally, Rakesh Bansal is the younger brother of tainted former BCCI vice-president Sneh, who was removed from DDCA for round-tripping of association funds

21 January, 2020

IND In NZ 2020: Another Huge Blow For India, Serious Ankle Tear Rules Ishant Sharma Out Of Test Series


Ishant Sharma is an integral part of arguably India's best-ever pace attack comprising Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav

20 December, 2019

Ranji Trophy Debacle: DDCA Wants Former India Cricketer Maninder Singh In CAC


Delhi's Ranji Trophy campaign is in deep trouble after the first two games -- they conceded first-innings lead against Kerala and lost outright to Andhra Pradesh

13 December, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: New Battle Breaks Out To 'Control' DDCA’s INR 25 Crores In Banks

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

Five Directors see ‘threat of illegal and impermissible use of funds’ after authorised signatories increased. But men in ‘majority’ say regular payments delay forced the change


10 December, 2019

Finally, DDCA Decides To Hold AGM On December 29, But No Election For President

Qaiser Mohammad Ali

President’s post fell vacant after Rajat Sharma quit on November 16. Ombudsman to hear a clutch of complaints on Dec 11, including age fraud by 13 Delhi junior cricketers

Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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