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File image of Mumbai Indians celebrating IPL 2020 win.(PTI)

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

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:59 PM IST
“We will have the players’ retention till January 21 and the trading window for the franchises closes on February 4,” Patel, the former India Test batsman told PTI while informing that the date of the auction is yet to be finalised.
A policeman walks past a logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).(REUTERS)
A policeman walks past a logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).(REUTERS)

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

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 01:27 PM IST
The BCCI will also have a new vice president in Rajiv Shukla, who is going to officially take over after being put forth as the unanimous choice. Brijesh Patel will also continue to head the IPL governing council.
Mumbai Indians team pose with the winners trophy after winning the final cricket match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 against Delhi Capitals, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.(PTI)
Mumbai Indians team pose with the winners trophy after winning the final cricket match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 against Delhi Capitals, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai.(PTI)

IPL 2020 saw record-breaking increase in viewership

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 04:10 PM IST
IPL 2020: Fans wondered if the league would happen at all due to the circumstances created due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But IPL returned and it returned with a bang.
File photo of IPL trophy(BCCI)
File photo of IPL trophy(BCCI)

IPL 2020 schedule to be announced on September 6, confirms chairman Brijesh Patel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 04:03 PM IST
IPL 2020: IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed that the schedule for the 13th edition of the tournament will be announced on September 6.
IPL chairman Brijesh Patel.(AFP)
IPL chairman Brijesh Patel.(AFP)

‘Dream11 as a fantasy sports brand will grow engagement of IPL with its fans’: IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel

Hindustan Times | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 06:17 PM IST
IPL 2020: The release also mentioned Dream11’s growing presence in sports in India. “Dream11’s association with sports has grown over the years and it is presently partnering a total of 19 sports leagues along with 6 Indian Premier League Franchises,” the release said.
HYDERABAD, INDIA - MAY 12: Rohit Sharma of the Mumbai Indians and MS Dhoni of the Chennai Super Kings are seen at the coin toss during the Indian Premier League Final match between the Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Hyderabad, India.(Getty Images)
HYDERABAD, INDIA - MAY 12: Rohit Sharma of the Mumbai Indians and MS Dhoni of the Chennai Super Kings are seen at the coin toss during the Indian Premier League Final match between the Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Hyderabad, India.(Getty Images)

IPL title rights: BCCI likely to ask Dream11 to revisit bids for 2021 and 2022 - Report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 11:56 AM IST
According to BCCI sources, this is precisely the reason why the board has not yet officially announced Dream11 as IPL title rights holder even though league chairman Brijesh Patel confirmed this on Tuesday.
IPL chairman Brijesh Patel.(AFP)
IPL chairman Brijesh Patel.(AFP)

IPL 2020: We have got government approval for IPL in UAE, says League Chairman Brijesh Patel

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2020 05:59 PM IST
Indian Premier League 2020: The government had last week given an “in principle” go-ahead to the BCCI to shift the marquee league to the UAE due to rising cases of Covid-19 in the country.
RCB Skipper Virat Kohli with team mates acknowledges the crowd(PTI)
RCB Skipper Virat Kohli with team mates acknowledges the crowd(PTI)

Looking to fill 30-50% of stadiums during IPL in UAE: Emirates Cricket Board

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 05:59 PM IST
Having announced the dates, the BCCI too is awaiting the final approval from the Indian government to host the IPL in the UAE.
The Mumbai Indians celebrate after they defeated the Chennai Super Kings during the Indian Premier League Final match between the the Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Hyderabad.(Getty Images)
The Mumbai Indians celebrate after they defeated the Chennai Super Kings during the Indian Premier League Final match between the the Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Hyderabad.(Getty Images)

All stakeholders excited, advertisers will come says IPL chairman

Mumbai | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 02:09 PM IST
With the T20 World Cup finally postponed, BCCI has managed a 51-day window for IPL, the same as last year. It rules out extra double headers than in 2019. Having two matches a day had been an issue with the broadcasters as they are not able to leverage afternoon matches like the night games.
Mumbai Indians players and Owner Neeta Ambani with IPL 10 trophy after they win the IPL 10 Final match against Rising Pune Supergiants in Hyderabad on Sunday.(PTI)
Mumbai Indians players and Owner Neeta Ambani with IPL 10 trophy after they win the IPL 10 Final match against Rising Pune Supergiants in Hyderabad on Sunday.(PTI)

IPL 2020 to kick off on September 19 in the UAE: Brijesh Patel

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 02:13 PM IST
IPL 2020: This means after the postponement of the T20 World Cup in Australia, BCCI has chalked out a 51-day window for IPL, the same as last year, ruling out more double-headers.
Aakash Chopra.(BCCI/IPL)
Aakash Chopra.(BCCI/IPL)

‘They have a limited bowling attack’: Aakash Chopra names two IPL bowlers who will have a big role to play in UAE

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 10:08 AM IST
The chairman of IPL Governing chairman, Brijesh Patel, came out and confirmed that the BCCI is mulling the option of picking United Arab Emirates as the venue for the 13th edition of the IPL.
File image of Royal Challengers Bangalore.(IPL)
File image of Royal Challengers Bangalore.(IPL)

Aakash Chopra explains why Virat Kohli-led RCB might find success if IPL happens in UAE

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 08:58 AM IST
According to IPL chairman Brijesh Patel, the board is mulling to host the IPL in the UAE this year. More details on the same will come out after IPL’s governing council meeting which is set to take place by next week.
File image of IPLTrophy.(IPL)
File image of IPLTrophy.(IPL)

It will be a full-fledged IPL most likely in the UAE: Brijesh Patel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 06:22 PM IST
“The IPL GC will meet within a week or 10 days and all decisions (including final schedule) will be taken there. As of now, the plan is to have a full fledged IPL comprising 60 games and most likely in the UAE,” Patel told PTI.
Will it? Won’t it? The future of the IPL 2020 hangs in the balance(BCCI Image)
Will it? Won’t it? The future of the IPL 2020 hangs in the balance(BCCI Image)

Looking at September end or early October start: IPL chairman

Mumbai | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 12:03 AM IST
The BCCI has reportedly zeroed in on the September-October window to stage the 13th edition of the IPL, which currently stands postponed indefinitely.
File photo of Indian Premier League.(IPL)
File photo of Indian Premier League.(IPL)

Coronavirus impact: IPL considers a season behind closed doors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 11:34 PM IST
The Ministry of Sports’ communication to BCCI makes it clear that the IPL cannot afford to allow spectators into stadiums.
A file photo of Brijesh Patel.(Twitter)
A file photo of Brijesh Patel.(Twitter)

IPL Governing Council to meet on March 14 to discuss coronavirus threat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 01:43 PM IST
There have been a lot of reports going on about the shadow cast by the virus on the future of the tournament but Brijesh Patel said that necessary precautions will be taken during the tournament.
With defending champions Mumbai Indians due to host the season’s first IPL game against Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai on March 29, this is a major administrative challenge for the Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI.(PTI)
With defending champions Mumbai Indians due to host the season’s first IPL game against Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai on March 29, this is a major administrative challenge for the Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI.(PTI)

Virus impact: Maharashtra wants IPL ties to be postponed

Hindustan Times | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 01:18 AM IST
With the number of positive cases in India hitting 60 on Wednesday, there is fear that the large crowds at IPL games will pose a serious contagion risk.
A policeman walks past a logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during a governing council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.(REUTERS)
A policeman walks past a logo of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) during a governing council meeting of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.(REUTERS)

BCCI unlikely to roll back slashed playoff fund, says IPL chief

Rajkot | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 12:24 PM IST
The Indian Premier League chief has said the cricket board is unlikely to restore the franchise original playoff fund after it was halved for this edition of the league.
General view of the IPL trophy(IPL Image)
General view of the IPL trophy(IPL Image)

IPL 2020: Franchises to protest to BCCI over additional staging fees

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 09:14 PM IST
The BCCI reduced the ‘playoff standing fund’ of Rs50 crore to be distributed to the top four teams of the IPL 2020 by half. Also, the franchises would have to additionally pay Rs20 lakh per-match as venue staging fees to the state associations.
Representative image: File image of CSK skipper MS Dhoni and RCB captain Virat Kohli with IPL trophy.(AFP)
Representative image: File image of CSK skipper MS Dhoni and RCB captain Virat Kohli with IPL trophy.(AFP)

IPL 2020: Slashing playoff purse not cost-cutting, says Chairman Brijesh Patel

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 01:35 PM IST
IPL 2020: In a circular sent last week to the franchises, BCCI proposed reducing the ‘playoff standing fund’ by half, from R50 crore. Effectively, IPL winners will get R10 crore, having received R20 crore last year.
Coronavirus outbreak: AS Roma fans wearing face masks.(REUTERS)
Coronavirus outbreak: AS Roma fans wearing face masks.(REUTERS)

Coronavirus impact: Tokyo Olympics, Euro 2020, Serie A - How COVID-19 outbreak has taken a toll on sporting events

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 02:49 PM IST
Coronavirus outbreak: The spread of coronavirus in various parts of the world has sent sporting world into a frenzy.
Investigators in the Karnataka Premier League anti-corruption probe say players are often vulnerable to being blackmailed or lured with the offer of huge sums of money(KPL)
Investigators in the Karnataka Premier League anti-corruption probe say players are often vulnerable to being blackmailed or lured with the offer of huge sums of money(KPL)

KPL fixing: Plugging multiple gaps in state-run leagues

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 09:32 AM IST
Rot runs deep: Probe chief says KPL owners betting heavily on team’s matches showed how big the problem is. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says ‘looking into it’
TV umpires could track no-ball(Getty Images)
TV umpires could track no-ball(Getty Images)

TV umpire no-ball trials from India-West Indies series

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 10:27 AM IST
A number of umpires in off-record conversations admit they are unable to keep up with the routine of watching the no-ball line and look up to adjudge leg before decisions within a split second.
Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Andre Russell plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019.(PTI)
Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Andre Russell plays a shot during the Indian Premier League 2019.(PTI)

‘Power player’ would’ve been the X factor

By Ayaz Memon
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 10:48 AM IST
The importance of fan engagement remains undiminished, and the IPL must look at doing more on this count. There was talk that a substitute ‘power player’ was among the proposals mooted. This seemed interesting, but has sadly been denied by the Governing Council.
New Delhi: Umpire giving no ball signal during the Indian Premier League.(PTI)
New Delhi: Umpire giving no ball signal during the Indian Premier League.(PTI)

IPL set to have exclusive umpire to ‘observe’ no-balls: Report

Mumbai | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 06:18 PM IST
The GC chaired by former Test batsman Brijesh Patel met at the cricket headquarters to discuss a slew of issues including FTP window, availability of foreign players, FTP of Indian team and possibility of franchises playing friendlies abroad.
Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly along with N Srinivasan at BCCI headquarters.(PTI)
Former cricketer Sourav Ganguly along with N Srinivasan at BCCI headquarters.(PTI)

From Brijesh Patel to Sourav Ganguly: How negotiations for BCCI President turn tide in 11th hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Khurram Habib
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 12:54 AM IST
Due to circumstances beyond both Patel’s and Srinivasan’s control, Sourav Ganguly—the former Indian cricket captain became the unanimous choice for the post in an eleventh hour meeting.
Former Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly filed his nomination.(REUTERS)
Former Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly filed his nomination.(REUTERS)

Sourav Ganguly, the captain for crises

MUMBAI | By Rajesh Pansare
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 08:39 AM IST
On Monday, soon after he emerged as a runaway favourite to take over the highest post in the Indian cricket board, the former India captain Sourav Ganguly faced the media with his blueprint for change.
Sourav Ganguly arrives at the BCCI headquarters to file his nomination for BCCI president's post in Mumbai.(PTI)
Sourav Ganguly arrives at the BCCI headquarters to file his nomination for BCCI president's post in Mumbai.(PTI)

Sourav Ganguly set to become new BCCI President: Report

Mumbai | By PTI
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 03:56 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah will be the new secretary while Arun Dhumal will be the new treasurer. Dhumal is younger brother of MoS Finance and former BCCI president Anurag Thakur.
File image of former India cricketer Roger Binny with current India skipper Virat Kohli.(PTI)
File image of former India cricketer Roger Binny with current India skipper Virat Kohli.(PTI)

Roger Binny elected president of Karnataka State Cricket Association

Bengaluru | By PTI
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 07:25 AM IST
Binny defeated Captain M M Harish, while J Abhiram won the race for vice-president against former journalist Joseph Hoover.
The charge sheet submitted by the police in the Sachin Sawant murder case in August, was heard by the Dindoshi sessions court on Thursday.(HT File)
The charge sheet submitted by the police in the Sachin Sawant murder case in August, was heard by the Dindoshi sessions court on Thursday.(HT File)

Mumbai Sena leader murder: Charge sheet filed, motive missing

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Farhan Shaikh
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 09:34 AM IST
Sachin Sawant, a Shiv Sena leader, was shot by two bike-borne men, while he was returning home from a party meeting nearby.
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