EOW finds evidence againt ex-BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmia for misappropriation of World Cup funds?

Former BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmia is in deep trouble after the Economic Offences Wing of Mumbai Police reportedly found documents that could implicate him for allegedly misappropriating Rs 2.90 crore from a BCCI account opened in connection with the Cricket World Cup in 1996. Jagmohan Dalmia has denied any involvement in the scam. The account [...]

2011 World Cup to have 2 teams less, Champions Trophy 2008 from September 11

The 2011 Cricket World Cup would have two teams less than the previous one, reports said. The last Cricket World Cup in West Indies had 16 nations, inviting criticism that it prolonged the tournament and that including more teams would affect the standards of the game. The ICC has not drawn up the schedule of [...]

IPL to boost cricket infrastructure ahead of World Cup 2011, says Lalit Modi

The cash-rich Indian Premier League has vowed to utilise revenue from the Twenty20 tournament to boost cricket infrastructure in India, with an eye on the 2011 World Cup cricket. IPL chairman and BCCI vice-president Lalit Modi said improving infrastructure would be the top priority for the BCCI, as it prepared to host the 2011 World [...]