Indian football calendar is adjusted according to IPL, this needs to stop: Stimac

Igor Stimac never stops smiling. Even when talking about some of the prickly issues holding back Indian football. And certainly not when looking forward to the Asian Cup, for which he hopes to stay on as the coach of the national team. India, last Tuesday, qualified for the continental championship, rounding off the qualifiers with … Read more

IPL To Have Two-And-A-Half Month Window In ICC’s Next FTP cycle: BCCI Secretary Jay Shah

Attracting astronomical bids that eventually translated into mind-boggling revenue of Rs 48,390 crore for a five year period through IPL’s media rights has not surprised BCCI secretary Jay Shah, who asserted that cricket’s most talked about T20 league has potential to deliver way more. In an exclusive interview with PTI, the 33-year-old Shah spoke on … Read more

IPL to have a two-and-a-half month window in ICC’s next FTP cycle: Jay Shah | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Attracting astronomical bids that eventually translated into mind-boggling revenue of Rs 48,390 crore for a five year period through IPL’s media rights has not surprised BCCI secretary Jay Shah, who asserted that cricket’s most talked about T20 league has potential to way more . In an exclusive interview with PTI, the 33-year-old Shah … Read more

IPL: Viacom18 Said to Win Digital Rights, While Disney Star Lands TV Again

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s media venture won the digital streaming rights to the Indian Premier League, outbidding entertainment giants including Walt Disney Co. and Sony Group Corp., according to a person familiar with the matter. Online rights to the popular annual cricket tournament were awarded to Viacom18 Media Pvt., a joint venture between Paramount Global and … Read more

The Latest Clash Between Mukesh Ambani and Jeff Bezos

The IPL is a multiweek period typically held in April and May every year. Jeff Bezos and Mukesh Ambani, two of the world’s richest men, are set for another clash. This time the fight is over media rights to the Super Bowl of cricket, one of the world’s fastest-growing sporting events that draws 600 million … Read more

Bezos and Ambani set to battle over $7.7 billion cricket rights | Cricket News

Jeff Bezos and Mukesh Ambani, two of the world’s richest men, are set for another clash. This time the fight is over media rights to the Super Bowl of cricket, one of the world’s fastest-growing sporting events that draws 600 million viewers and has a brand value of almost $6 billion. The billionaires’ companies are … Read more

Leadership came naturally to Hardik Pandya: Gujarat Titans mentor Gary Kirsten | Cricket News

MUMBAI: Behind the scenes, quietly like he has been known to go about, India’s World Cup-winning coach Gary Kirsten mentored the Gujarat Titans to fashion themselves into a winning outfit in their very first season. Working alongside him, was allrounder and captain Hardik Pandya. The latter has left a telling impact on Kirsten after this … Read more

Devotion and courage: David Miller’s rise from talented teen to international match-winner

When David Miller was around three years old, his father Andrew gifted him a plastic golf set. He gently rolled a ball at the toddler, and David, with a fluid straight swing of the miniature club, swung it over his father’s head. “I was expecting him to swing across the line, as kids of his … Read more

Shahbaz Ahmed: Bengal’s crisis man from Haryana who has made a mark in IPL too

From not making it to the Haryana Under-19 team, pursuing engineering, moving to Kolkata and playing Ranji Trophy for Bengal despite being labelled an ‘outsider’, to making a mark in the Indian Premier League, Shahbaz Ahmed has seen it all. In 2015, Shahbaz, a third-year civil engineering student, told his father Ahmed Jan that he … Read more

TOI Poll results: Hardik Pandya stands tallest in the best of the best of IPL 2022 | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Hardik Pandya impressed one and all in the manner in which he took to captaincy, leading his team, Gujarat Titans, to the IPL 2022 title in their maiden season. Hardik in fact is being seen as a potential future Team India captain. Gujarat Titans thrashed Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets in the IPL … Read more