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Lodha committee spells out tender guidelines for BCCI

MUMBAI: A day after the Indian cricket board (BCCI) batted for ‘absolute transparency’ in the Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights deal and called for an open tender process to ensure a fair bidding opportunity for all interested parties, sources close to the Supreme Court-appointed Justice Lodha Committee …

My job is to protect ICC’s interests, says Shashank Manohar

MUMBAI: Shashank Manohar’s critics feel that he has let the BCCI down – first by deserting the ship just when the whole foundation was about to be hit by the Supreme Court-constituted Lodha Committee report, and then by ignoring India’s interests after being voted as the chairman of …

Duleep Trophy: Pink ball a promising work-in-progress for players

NOIDA: During the BCCI’s annual conclave in Dharamsala in June, the BCCI president Anurag Thakur stated that feedback of players from the ongoing Duleep Trophy, played for the first time with a pink ball and under lights, would be critical to India’s prospects of hosting a day-night Test. …