With the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics going to a trio of economists, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, who have spent their life analysing global poverty, hunger and malnutrition, the problem of a billion hungry people—one-third being Indians—the power of hope is real.
Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman were part of the famed Indian batting quartet, known as the Fab Four, along with Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, which later became Fab Five with the arrival of Virender Sehwag
Out of the 38 affiliated units, now 30 will attend. Yesterday, the CoA debarred Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Haryana. The picture on who will be attending the AGM became clear after BCCI electoral officer N Gopalaswami released the final electoral roll. The Indian cricket board added the names of Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Railways, Services and Association of Indian Universities in the list.
In a letter to Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Haryana cricket associations, the CoA has stated that the three units have not amended their Constitutions in terms with the BCCI Constitution approved by the Supreme Court and hence they cannot attend the Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held in Mumbai on October 23
Kirit Azad, who is locked in a three-way battle with former India players Anshuman Gaekwad and Dodda Ganesh for the ICA players' representative to the all-important Apex Council of the BCCI, has released a 13-point election manifesto
With new states joining the Indian cricket ecosystem, BCCI's GM (cricket operations) Saba Karim tells Outlook the challenges in running the domestic circuit that acts as a feeder system. He also revealed that out of 141 cities till date, 68 cities have confirmed to host domestic matches.
Along with the six Northeast states—Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Sikkim—Uttarakhand and the Union territory of Puducherry will also debut in the Ranji Trophy, which starts on November 1.