Archive for the 'Controversy' Category

BCCI show cause notice to six Indian cricketers for pub brawl

The Board for Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) has issued show cause notices to six members of the Indian cricket team that took part in the T20 World Cup, for allegedly being involved in a pub brawl in St.Lucia in the West Indies on May 11. The notices were issued to Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer [...]

Team India out of T20 World Cup; faces queries on fitness

Indian cricket skipper MS Dhoni and his boys are being forced to answer questions raised by the country as well as an irked coach.

India cricket team for T20 World Cup does not feature IPL’s in-form cricketers

Even as the ongoing edition of the IPL is sailing towards an exciting finish, the new squad announced on Friday for the Twenty20 World Cup in the West Indies later on, has thrown up a handful of surprises. For some of the cricketers now playing consistently in the IPL tourney, the team announcement has come [...]

Younis Khan and Mohammad Yusuf PCB life ban revoked

Ban and back: High drama in Pak cricket

Match-fixing allegations about KKR- Bangalore Royal Challengers match for not playing Brad Hodge

It didn’t take too long for IPL to be caught in a match-fixing controversy. And who but the woe-begotten Kolkata Knight Riders could have found themselves in the eye of the storm.

IPL venues may be in South Africa or England, or New Zealand

The uncertainty over the conduct and schedule of the prestigious and high profile Indian Premier League (IPL) 2009 20:20 cricket matches has got over with the BCCI deciding to take IPL outside the country.

IPL not to move abroad, new revised schedule soon

Update: It was announced by IPL chief Lalit Modi today that IPL would not move abroad. After a discussion with the home ministry, Lalit Modi said that considering the probelms of adequate security during elections, a new schedule for the 2009 season would be worked out. IPL games would also take place in more cities [...]

Doping test hassles for IPL

With IPL matches getting more momentum there has been demand for scientific models for dope tests for players participating in the IPL matches. Recently an International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting held at Dubai has asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the ‘owner’ of the Indian Premier League (IPL), to introduce an [...]

Indiscipline turns major headache for IPL

Indiscipline has become an integral part of the ongoing Indian Premier League Twenty20 matches. Within a few days of the tournament, more than six players and officials have been punished for their bad behavior on the field. Latest in this list is Kolkata Knight Riders pace bowler Ishant Sharma. He has been fined 10 percent [...]

Shoaib Malik of delhi Daredevils not afraid to go and play in Hyderabad

Shoaik Malik, the Pakistan skipper, does not foresee any problem in playing in Hyderabad, despite his long legal battle with an Indian family. A person living in Hyderabad had alleged long time back that his daughter had been married to Shoaib on telephone and that Shoaib has been refusing to divorce his daughter ever since. [...]