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IPL 2021: Deadline for player retention is January 21, trading window closes Feb 4, says IPL chairman Brijesh Patel – cricket

The IPL’s governing council has decided that the eight franchises will be allowed to submit the names of their retained players by January 21, league’s chairman Brijesh Patel said on Thursday. Patel and members of the IPL GC recently had a virtual meeting earlier this week where the planning and preparations of the next IPL was discussed at length. “We ...

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IPL 2021: Pravin Amre returns to Delhi Capitals as assistant coach – cricket

Former India batsman Pravin Amre is making a comeback to the Delhi Capitals dug out and he will be the team’s assistant coach for the upcoming two seasons, the franchise said in an official statement. Amre earlier served as the Head Talent Scout of the franchise between 2014-2019. Amre’s appointment adds more heft to a coaching staff that is led ...

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South African quick Dale Steyn pulls out of IPL 2021 – cricket

South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has pulled out of this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) as he seeks some time away from the sport. Steyn was signed by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) ahead of the 2020 edition, which took place in the United Arab Emirates following the COVID-19 surge in India. “Just a short message to let everyone ...

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‘You named an IPL team not a world XI’: Shoaib Akhtar slams ICC for not including Pakistan players in T20I team of the decade – cricket

Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar slammed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for not including a single Pakistan player in their T20I team of the decade, announced on Sunday afternoon. Speaking on his YouTube channel, Akhtar launched a scathing attack on parent body of cricket, terming their team of the decade an IPL XI instead of being a world cricket ...

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BCCI approves 10-team IPL from 2022 edition, board to back ICC bid for cricket’s inclusion in 2028 Olympics – cricket

In a big decision that would see the world’s most popular T20 league expand, the Board of Control for Cricket in India’ general body on Thursday approved a 10-team IPL from the 2022 edition at its Annual General Meeting in Ahmedabad. The IPL is currently contested between eight teams. In another major development, the Board, in principle, decided to back ...

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Indian Cricketers Association nominates Pragyan Ojha to IPL Governing Council – cricket

The Indian Cricketers Association (ICA) on Wednesday nominated former India spinner Pragyan Ojha as its representative to the IPL governing council, a day before the BCCI’s Annual General Meeting. The BCCI will hold its 89th AGM in Ahmedabad on Thursday. The association was earlier represented by former India player Surinder Khanna, as according to the BCCI constitution, the ICA is ...

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BCCI AGM: Ratification of IPL teams, tax issues, cricket committees on agenda – cricket

The inclusion of two new IPL franchises, a discussion on the contentious tax exemption demanded by the ICC for global events in India and the formation of various cricket committees will be on top of the agenda when the BCCI holds its 89th AGM here on Thursday. The BCCI will also have a new vice president in Rajiv Shukla, who ...

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BCCI AGM set to approve 10-team IPL but only from 2022 edition – cricket

The BCCI’s all-powerful general body will give approval to a 10-team Indian Premier League during its Annual General Body Meeting on Thursday but it will only materialise in 2022 instead of the coming year 2021. One of the major points in the agenda of BCCI’s AGM to be held in Ahmedabad is the inclusion of new IPL franchises. It is ...

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India vs Australia: ‘During the IPL final, I took him aside’ – Mohammad Kaif recalls the advice he gave to Prithvi Shaw ahead of Tour Down Under – cricket

The India batting suffered a dramatic collapse on Day 3 of the Adelaide Test against Australia. The Virat Kohli-led team registered India’s lowest total in a Test innings (36), which resulted in an easy win for the Aussies by 8 wickets on the 3rd Day itself. India opener Prithvi Shaw who scored figures of 0 and 4 in the two innings ...

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Brijesh Patel to continue as IPL GC chairman, Rajiv Shukla to be back as BCCI VP – cricket

Former Test player Brijesh Patel is set to continue as the chairman of the IPL Governing Council (GC). Thursday was the deadline of submitting nominations for two GC posts, ahead of the BCCI’s upcoming AGM on December 24, and incumbents Patel and Khairul Majumdar were the only ones to have applied. There won’t be any election drama at the AGM, ...

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