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  • Indian cricket tycoon Lalit Modi declares 'war', rattles Modi govt

    NEW DELHI: Pressure is growing on India's foreign minister and a top member of the ruling party over help they gave to a disgraced cricket tycoon, as the first major scandal to touch Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government begins to threaten his reform agenda...

    Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has faced days of scrutiny for her ties to Lalit Modi, scion of an industrial family who almost singlehandedly turned the Indian...

  • Ganguly tells media to ask Modi, PM Imran about bilateral cricket between India and Pakistan

    Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly on Thursday sidestepped a question pertaining to resumption of bilateral cricket between Pakistan and India, saying the decision was up to Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, Hindustan Times reported...

    Ganguly, who will assume the position of the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) chief later this month, told reporters in Kolkata: "You have to ask that question to...

  • Ganguly tells media to ask Modi, PM Imran about bilateral cricket between India and Pakistan

    Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly on Thursday sidestepped a question pertaining to resumption of bilateral cricket between Pakistan and India, saying the decision was up to Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, Hindustan Times reported...

    Ganguly, who will assume the position of the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) chief later this month, told reporters in Kolkata: "You have to ask that question to...

  • Modi warns ministers against 'chest thumping' on surgical strikes

    NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has warned his ministers against "chest thumping" on surgical strikes, NDTV reported on Wednesday...

    Citing sources, NDTV said Modi has advised his cabinet members not to speak out of turn on claimed surgical strikes carried out by Indian forces across the Line of Control (LoC) last week...

  • Cricket diplomacy: Modi seeks to improve ties through Pak-India series

    India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his resolve to break ice with the neighbouring country through “cricket diplomacy” despite the apprehensions raised by some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmakers about a proposed India-Pakistan cricket series, Indian Express reported on Tuesday...

    “We have taken the decision to start a cricket series between both countries to improve our relations,” said Modi during a BJP parliamentary...

  • Wasim urges Modi to revive cricket ties

    KARACHI: Legendary paceman Wasim Akram on Thursday urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to end his country’s cricketing boycott of Pakistan saying the ongoing impasse was hurting fans across the globe...

    Pakistan is awaiting New Delhi’s clearance for a full series, the first between the two countries since 2007, that was due to be played in United Arab Emirates starting December...

  • Modi admits involvement with cricket rebels

    SYDNEY: Estranged former cricket administrator Lalit Modi admitted on Monday his involvement in a plot to overthrow the sport’s establishment, aiming to create a new world governing body affiliated with the Olympic movement...

    ”In the past, while acknowledging involvement in discussions to set up a new governing body, Modi had insisted he had walked away from the project...

  • ICC warns off 'corruptors' from Cricket World Cup

    The head of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption unit said on Friday he had been in direct contact with around 12 “corruptors” to warn them off the World Cup...

    Match fixing or spot fixing, where gamblers try to influence specific incidents in a game, remains one of the biggest problems facing cricket, particularly in countries such as India, the sport's financial powerhouse, where betting is unregulated...

  • CRICKET: REBOOTING DOMESTIC CRICKET

    A failing domestic cricket system? Draft selection to the rescue...

    The draft system of selection has been a hit with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as its use in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Pakistan Cup and now the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy shows...

  • CRICKET: THE RETURN OF INTERNATIONAL CRICKET

    The arrival of a star-studded World XI this week in Lahore to play three T20 games marks the welcome return of international cricket to Pakistan after an agonising span of eight-and-a-half years...

    It was a telling absence as well for those who may not be crazy fans of the game but believe in their heart of hearts that cricket is a key catalyst in breeding social cohesion in a nation that has forever grappled with multiple ethnic,...

  • CRICKET: EATING AND DRINKING CRICKET IN COLOMBO

    Want to be bowled over by a soup named after Muttiah Muralitharan and Imran Khan? Ready to face a Saurav Ganguly food platter? No, no one is inviting you to a buffet in a cricket field but, well, it comes close to that...

    Cricket Club Caf? (CCC as it is popularly known) has definitely led the way to re-invent the sport that the island nation of Sri Lanka venerates — cricket...

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