The Rohit Sharma-led Team India will kick off their 2022 T20 World Cup campaign in Australia with two practice matches Down Under, starting from October 16. Notably, India is scheduled to play the hosts in the first practice match on October 17 and New Zealand on October 19. The Indian team will get into action in the Super 12 stage, encountering arch-rivals Pakistan on October 23.
Amid the news of Pakistan hosting the 2023 Asia Cup, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has also mentioned that it is on the agenda, but only if governments say ‘yes’ to that. However, the BCCI has denied any bilateral series against Pakistan in their future tour plan. Notably, since 2013, both of them have played each other during multi-nation or ICC events.
With the inaugural edition of the Women’s Indian Premier League (IPL), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is considering having five teams as well as permitting five overseas players in a playing XI. A Cricbuzz source confirmed, apart from these two, the tentative window for Women’s IPL is March 2023, scheduled after the Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa, which is from February 10-26.
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Former India captain Sourav Ganguly confirmed his exit as Board of Control of Cricket for India (BCCI) President. The exit was officially announced by Sourav Ganguly on October 13 who said, "I was an administrator. Will move on to something else." Notably, Sourav Ganguly fell out of favour of board members and ended his term on a 'bitter note". Moroever, Roger Binny is likely to be the new BCCI President.
Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and Shardul Thakur is all set to fly to Australia and join the Indian squad for the ICC T20 World Cup, starting on October 16. Notably, Shardul Thakur, Shami and Siraj have been named after Jasprit Bumrah and Deepak Chahar were ruled out amid injuries. On October 12, the BCCI named Shardul Thakur to be part of the Rohit Sharma-led Indian Cricket Squad.
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All-rounder Shardul Thakur has replaced the injured Deepak Chahar as a reserve player in the India squad for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Australia beginning on October 16. Notably, the BCCI announced the decision after Chahar, who was named a stand-by of Jasprit Bumrah, also suffered an injury. Earlier, Bumrah suffered a back injury and was ruled out. With this, Thakur will have a chance in T20 World-Cup.
Amid the exit of Sourav Ganguly as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President started blame game between the BJP and the TMC. While the ruling TMC has linked Ganguly’s exit from the BCCI amid “refusal” to join the BJP, the saffron party leader Locket Chatterjee hit back saying, there is no truth in such allegations and confirmed Ganguly's exit has nothing to do with BJP.
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An important meeting of the BCCI is scheduled on October 10, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Ahead of the organisation's Annual General Meeting (AGM) the BCCI officials and the board's AGM will take place on October 18 in Mumbai. As per sources, all the office bearers of BCCI are leaving for Mumbai tonight for meeting, where major key decisions on office-bearers and posts will be taken. More details awaited.
The Indian Deaf Cricket Team won the tournament with 141 runs and maintained an excellent record after defeating the South African team, by 39 runs. In the final match, the Indian Cricket Team won the match and secured the DICC T20 Trophy, at Malek Stadium at Ajman, the United Arab Emirates. Moreover, this was a special match, as it was first time Indian Deaf Cricket played International after the pandemic.
Indian cricketer Deepak Chahar suffered an ankle twist injury, and is set to rule out of the Indian One Day International (ODI) against South Africa. On October 9, the sources said, due to injury Chahar is likely to miss the remaining two games. The source added, "So it will be team management's call if they would like to risk Deepak as he is in T20 World Cup stand-by list."