The BCCI confirmed that @hardikpandya7 has been ruled out of India's next World Cup game, against New Zealand in Dharamsala, scheduled on October 22. Reacting to this, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said, "Since he has to be replaced & there’s no other genuine all-rounder in the squad, we need two changes to cover both bases:@… read-more
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Amid the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023, the Internet is divided with #boycottIndoPakMatch. Many cricket fans have threatened on social media to boycott India's high-profile match against archrivals Pakistan, scheduled on October 14. The trend is because of Pakistan's support towards terrorism, also being a rival nation. However, a section of netizens are questioning whether politics and sports can be kept apart. The match is in Ahmedabad's… read-more
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Ahead of the ICC World Cup 2023, Indian batter Shubman Gill has been hospitalized amid his unstable health conditions. The cricketer is admitted in a Chennai hospital and will miss the opening match, as well as the further matches of the World Cup. The BCCI issued an official statement, " The opening batter is set to miss the team's next fixture against Afghanistan in Delhi on the 11th of October."
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Big drawback to the Indian Cricket Team, as Shubhman Gill is down with fever, likely to be dengue. According to sources, the BCCI is likely to make a decision about his participation in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 opening game. "Shubhman has had a high fever since landing in Chennai. His tests are being done. He will have tests on Friday and a call will be taken," said BCCI.
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has said the BCCI long ago cleared there won’t be any bilateral cricket with Pakistan till they stop cross-border terrorism and infiltration in India. As far as sports is concerned, BCCI had long before decided that bilateral matches with Pakistan won’t be held till they stop infiltration and cross-border terrorism. I think this is the sentiment of every common citizen of this country," said Thakur.
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The 1983 World Cup Legend Kapil Dev blasted at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Indian players who dropped out of Asian Cup and World Cup, amid injuries. On July 31, Dev expressed his anger and said, "They would not mind playing the IPL with minor injuries but when it comes to doing the same for the national team, they would prefer to sit out."
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The much-anticipated clash between Team India and arch-rivals Pakistan, scheduled for October 15 might get a reschedule date due to Navratri. Security concerns have been raised, prompting agencies to advise the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to reconsider the game's date. The security agencies have cautioned against hosting the high-profile India vs. Pakistan match on October 15, as it coincides with Navratri. Final decision by… read-more
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the revenue share percentages of the USD 600 million pool. The Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) expectedly got the biggest chunk, earning a whopping USD 230 million, which comes out to be 38.5 percent of the overall ICC revenue. In addition, the rival Pakistan Cricket Board received an amount of USD 34.51 million in the 2024-27 cycle, which is 5.75% of the pool.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed Arjit Agarkar as the chairman of the committee of men's cricket team selection. On July 4, the BCCI issued a statement, which read, "The Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), consisting of Sulakshana Naik, Ashok Malhotra and Jatin Paranjape, interviewed applicants," said BCCI. It further said, the three-member committee unanimously recommended Ajit Agarkar's name, who will succeed Chetan… read-more