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HindustanTimes Sun,20 Apr 2014

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Integrity officials aim to boost players’ confidence, not snoop

IPL is serious business. And the most important is ensuring there is no controversy, or hint of corruption which scarred the league last year. Besides corruption, security too is an issue.

Motive questioned, but funds showed the way

Way back in 1981, a businessman and cricket lover, Abdul Rehman Bukhatir, put together a disparate group for a purpose that went beyond merely hosting matches. The Cricketers Benefit Fund Series (CBFS) thus emerged.

There's no one in BCCI to take on Srinivasan, rues Manohar

Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar on Thursday rued that there was no one in the Board to take on N Srinivasan who is facing the heat over the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal.

Srinivasan, 12 players named in Mudgal report: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said N Srinivasan has been named in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing probe report and thus can't discharge any function inside the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

Let's try laundry! Dhoni on how to keep IPL clean

Mahendra Singh Dhoni preferred to look at the lighter side of the IPL spot-betting controversy and his involvement in it by suggesting that perhaps a laundry service could be tried to keep the event clean.

BCCI units might be richer by Rs. 15 crore after ICC revamp

The affiliated units of the BCCI might have a reason to rejoice in the coming months as the ICC's revamp in the revenue distribution structure will mean an additional cash bonanza to the tune of Rs. 15 crore for them to develop the game.

India full of brilliant fielders now: Rhodes

There was a time when he felt that Indians were just not comfortable diving to stop a ball but Jonty Rhodes says the current Team India is full off "brilliant" fielders who have taken their standard to a new level.

Keeping Indian coaches out in IPL leaves Venky fuming

"It’s disappointing in a way. Every franchise needs to look at the role of Indian coaches as part of the team management," lamented Prasad, who has not been given a coaching role with any franchise despite being a part of the IPL in all the previous six seasons.

IPL-7: Too foreign in own league

In IPL 7 that gears up to start on Wednesday, seven of the eight franchisees have foreign head coaches. Sanjay Bangar, at the helm of Kings XI Punjab, is the odd man out. Indian coaches are also rare in supporting roles.

Enter Sachin Tendulkar, the Kochi football team owner

India's cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who on Sunday became a joint owner of a new football team from Kochi, feels that the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) will be a great platform for young Indian footballers.

Tendulkar, Ganguly foray into football, win ISL bids

Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were among the host of high-profile winning bidders as the organises of the much-anticipated Indian Super League today unveiled the eight franchises for the event that is set to take Indian football by storm.

Onus is on Sunil Gavaskar to redeem himself

Since for most cricket lovers today, God is not in his heaven so all is not well with their world, it is difficult to create optimism out of a cesspool which is stinking to its core. Pradeep Magazine writes.

IPL going strong but will be under lot of scrutiny

It doesn’t get more ironic than this — the Indian Premier League starts the same day when the main hearing on the previous year’s scandals commences at the Supreme Court.

SC to examine board plea on Srinivasan, Dhoni statements

The Supreme Court on Friday said it will examine the BCCI’s plea seeking the statements made by N Srinivasan and India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to the Mudgal panel, which is investigating the IPL betting and fixing scandal, on April 16.

Pakistan should learn from Indian cricket: Moin Khan

India's continued dominance in ICC events and BCCI's influence in international cricket has prompted Pakistan coach Moin Khan to admit that India is not only a powerhouse but they should take a leaf out of the neighbour's book.
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