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ICC's dream of cricket in Olympics hinges on India - Times of India

Cricket in Olympics means a couple of definite medal prospects for India. But guess who has strongly opposed the idea? India itself. Cricket was last played in the Olympics in the 1900 Paris Games and now the International Cricket Council (ICC) is ...and more »

ICC's dream of putting cricket in Olympics roster lies in hands of BCCI and Indian cricket - Zee News

Cricket was last played in the Olympics in the 1900 Paris Games and now ICC is pushing for a return of the T20 variant of the sport in the 2024 event, which is also likely to take place at the French capital. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Jul 31, 2017 ...and more »

PCB demands apology, ACB says 'no need' - The Express Tribune

NOT SORRY: While PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan demanded a public apology from ACB chief Atif Mashal, the latter believes the board doesn't owe one to PCB for the derogatory tweets they did after the May 31 blast in Kabul. PHOTO COURTESY: PCB. Pakistan ...and more »

Cricket Australia pay dispute: With great financial power comes great accountability, or so boards should learn - Firstpost

The most venerable of those clubs — the MCC — was run as a private association for the benefit of its members through the medium of cricket. This MCC model was gleefully copied by the ICC, the Test and County Cricket Board ( TCCB, now ECB) Australian ...and more »

Want to see Virat Kohli leading India at Olympics? BCCI may play a spoilsport - International Business Times, India Edition

While the ICC is keen on getting cricket into 2024 Olympic games, the Indian cricket board seems to have a different opinion. By : Akshay Ramesh. July 31, 2017 10:13 IST. Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach. Close. Ravi Shastri ...and more »

Afghanistan reacts at Pakistan cricket board chairman's demand for apology - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

The Afghanistan cricket board reacted at the demands of the Pakistan cricket board chairman for apologies regarding a statement issued in the aftermath of a deadly bombing in Kabul city. Shukrullah Atif Mashal, the chairman of Afghanistan cricket board ...and more »

BCCI a hurdle in the inclusion of cricket in Olympics? - NewsBytes

According to the rules of International Olympic Committee, ICC needs to have the approval from all the cricket boards for the bid to be considered. In context: Cricket in the Olympics? 31 Jul 2017BCCI a hurdle in the inclusion of cricket in Olympics ...and more »

Future of pink-ball cricket in India hazy as BCCI remains silent - Times of India

NEW DELHI: It is common knowledge that the proposed day-night Test match on home soil has been put on the back burner for a while, but along with it, one more important element is losing its sheen - pink-ball cricket. It was introduced in domestic ...and more »

Cricket In Olympics: Why This Far-Fetched Dream Should've Ideally Been A Reality -

With an estimated billion-plus individuals as fans, cricket is arguably one of the most popular sport in the world. It drives the masses, evokes strong reactions and has the ability to garner huge revenues. But, despite all the fandom, cricket is yet ...and more »

ICC Seeks BCCI's Support to Get Cricket Back Into Olympic Fold -

International Cricket Council (ICC) is pushing for cricket's inclusion at the 2024 Olympics but to make it a reality, it needs Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) support. But BCCI is not too keen on backing the idea of cricket making a ...and more »