High Court asks cricket body if it will seek extra water for IPL pitches, ground

The Bombay High Court today sought to know from the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) if it would seek additional water supply from the Pune civic body for ground and pitch maintenance for six IPL matches shifted to that city from Chennai. The MCA stadium at Gahunje in Pune will host the remaining six ‘home’ matches […]

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Time to see if IPL is in interest of cricket: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court today said the IPL has made people familiar with phrases like “betting and fixing” and in view of the alleged violations of foreign exchange rules it was time to see if the tournament was in interest of the game of cricket. The scathing remarks were made by a division bench of […]

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MCA moves SC on shifting IPL matches from Maharashtra

Mumbai Cricket Association on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court order directing shifting of IPL matches outside Maharashtra. The plea was mentioned before a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh by senior advocate Kapil Sibal which listed the matter for hearing on April 25. The cricket association in […]

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Bombay HC refuses to stay IPL match on Apr 9, raps Maha govt

The Bombay High Court today declined to stay the IPL opening match on April 9 here as sought by a public interest litigation challenging use of large quantity of water for maintaining pitches despite the grave water crisis in Maharashtra due to drought. The PIL, filed by Loksatta Movement, sought shifting of IPL matches out […]

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ED seeks NBW against Lalit Modi after no response

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday moved a special court here seeking issuance of a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against former IPL chief Lalit Modi in a case of alleged money laundering registered against him. The central agency approached the special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court after Modi, who has made London his home, did […]

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IPL spot-fixing case : Court sets July 25 for framing charges

A court hearing the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case on Monday set July 25 for framing charges in the matter. Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna deferred till July 25 the court order on finalising the charges in the case. The court also fixed July 13 for clarification if required in the matter. Delhi […]

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Verma urges Asian Cricket Council to shun Srinivasan

The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar Secretary Aditya Verma on Friday called on the Asian Cricket Council to bar N Srinivasan from heading the body, saying that allowing him to do so would be in violation of a Supreme Court order. “…As on date Mr Srinivasan is debarred from functioning as the President of BCCI. […]

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SC to open judge’s report on RCA poll Jan 27

Former Indian Premier League (IPL) czar Lalit Modi will have to wait a little longer to know the outcome of elections to the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) as the Supreme Court Friday adjourned the hearing and directed the listing of the matter to Jan 27. A bench of Justice Anil R. Dave and Justice Jagdish […]

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HC seeks centre’s response on IPL takeover plea

Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the centre’s response to a PIL seeking a direction for the sports ministry to take over the Indian Premier League (IPL) by separating it from the Indian cricket board. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Vibhu Bakhru asked the Ministry of Sports and Youth […]

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IPL spot fixing: Chandila sent to 3 days’ police custody

A Delhi court Monday sent suspended Rajasthan Royals player Ajit Chandila, arrested in connection with the IPL spot fixing scam, to three days’ police custody for interrogation. Sending Chandila to police custody, Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Jain also posted for June 22 the bail pleas of the cricketer and five other accused. “The matter […]

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