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West Indies seek talks with India after legal threat

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will ask for a meeting with their Indian counterparts as they seek to find a way out of the crisis caused by the abandonment of their tour.

BCCI to write to ICC about WICB's conduct

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will write to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to apprise the world body about the conduct of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), whose team cancelled the tour of India mid-way last week.

Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Kohli to lead

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today rested for the first three One-day Internationals against Sri Lanka next month and batting mainstay Virat Kohli will lead the side in his absence.

Pragyan Ojha underwent remedial steps: Chucking panel member

AV Jayaprakash, former international umpire and member of BCCI's suspect action rehabilitation committee, caused a flutter on Monday after reportedly questioning India left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha's bowling action and his eligibility to be selected until his action is cleared.

BCCI Working Committee set to meet to discuss West Indies pullout

The BCCI's Working Committee will meet in Hyderabad on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tours and claim damages for the Caribbean team's pull out of the India tour.

Watson named in Australia's T20 squad for South Africa

Injury-prone all-rounder Shane Watson has been named in Australia's 13-man squad for Twenty20 matches against South Africa next month as he recovers from a calf strain.

Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar move up in ICC rankings

Virat Kohli moved up to the second spot in the ODI batting charts while Bhuvneshwar Kumar earned his maiden entry into the top 10 bowler's list in the latest ICC rankings released on Monday.

BCCI ignoring women's cricket, says Nutan Gavaskar

Accusing the BCCI of ignoring ladies cricket, Women's Cricket Association of India honorary general secretary Nutan Gavaskar has demanded the merger of the women's body with the all-powerful Indian board.

BCCI may consider freezing bilateral ties with West Indies

The BCCI may contemplate a freeze on bilateral series with the West Indies for five years and claim damages for the Caribbean team's move to pull out of the remainder of the India tour.

BCCI suffers losses, may claim damages from WICB

The BCCI has said it has suffered huge losses and that it will claim all the damages following the West Indies team's move to pull out of the remainder of the India tour due to a pay dispute.

West Indies board apologises after India tour abandoned

The West Indies Cricket Board said it had been left with no choice but to abandon its tour of India after its players 'withdrew their services' amid an internal dispute.

Courts asks sports secretary to manage RCA affairs for 3 weeks

With a legal battle on between ousted president Lalit Modi and rebel faction led by Amin Pathan, the high court Friday asked state sports secretary JC Mahanti to manage the affairs of the Rajasthan Cricket Association for three weeks.

West Indies abandon tour over pay row, Sri Lanka step in

West Indies cricket plunged to a new low on Friday after the regional board’s payment dispute with its players spun out of control, resulting in the tour being abruptly called off.

4th ODI, Dharamsala: Virat Kohli stars as India beat West Indies by 59 runs

Virat Kohli struck a rollicking 127 as India fashioned a 59-run win over the West Indies in Dharamsala on Friday, effectively sealing the ODI series 2-1 after the visitors dramatically pulled out from the remainder of the tour over an acrimonious pay dispute with their board.

Form on the mend, Virat brushes aside criticism

'I have been scoring consistently for the past five years in all three formats, but if you fail to score in a few games people start saying that I am due for a big score,' said Virat Kohli.
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