Dalmiya all set to return as BCCI president

He took over as BCCI president in 2001 and continued to be the all-in-all in the board till his tenure ended in 2004

Chennai: After a gap of over ten years, seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya seems set to make a comeback as full-time president of the Indian cricket board (BCCI) uncontested, being the sole nominee for the top post which will be formally filled at the board’s AGM here on Monday. He took over as BCCI president in 2001 and continued More...

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By IANS On Sunday, March 1st, 2015
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Pakistan scrape past Zimbabwe in first World Cup win

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By IANS On Sunday, March 1st, 2015
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Thirimanne, Sangakkara help Sri Lanka hammer England by 9 wickets

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By IANS On Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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I give my best without thinking of results: Ashwin

Perth: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who was Man-of-the-Match in the World Cup Pool B match against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) here on Saturday, said he only aims to put in his best effort in every More...

I am very happy to get this first double-hundred and ever since Rohit got two
By IANS On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Rohit’s two double-hundreds inspired me: Gayle

Canberra: West Indies opener Chris Gayle, who smashed the first World Cup double-century here on Tuesday, said he wanted to get it ever since India’s Rohit Sharma scored two of them in ODIs. I am very happy More...

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By IANS On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Srinivasan should’ve refrained from being BCCI chief: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said exiled BCCI president N Srinivasan should have refrained from functioning as the cricket board chief after the apex court had declared that he was in a conflict of interest More...

Dhawan's ton, his seventh and also his highest One-Day International (ODI) score, is also the best World Cup score so far against the Proteas
By Agencies On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
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Breaking jinx, India bt S Africa, President, PM congrats

Melbourne: India finally managed to break a 23-year-old jinx when they thrashed favourites South Africa by 130 runs to win their second World Cup Pool B match at the 90,000-capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) More...

To get over that hurdle will be immense self-belief booster in many ways
By Agencies On Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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Beating Proteas will give India self-belief: Kohli

Melbourne: Vice-captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday that beating South Africa in the World Cup on Sunday will give India “immense self-belief” and “momentum” that is needed to top in cricket’s More...

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By IANS On Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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World Cup: West Indies thump Pakistan by 150 runs

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The captain also praised his bowlers saying it was amazing to have such an attack
By IANS On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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NZ performance against England was world class: McCullum

Wellington: New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum was delighted at the manner in which his team drubbed England by eight wickets in a World Cup encounter, claiming it to be a “world class performance” More...