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Pakistan's Road to World Number 1

Dubai, Oct 22-26, 2014: After a 2-0 defeat in Sri Lanka, Pakistan returned to the UAE to face Australia. Tons for Sarfraz Ahmed and Ahmed Shehzad - and twin tons for Younis Khan - were buttressed by heaps of wickets to the spinners as Pakistan m...
by Finding Neverland on Aug 30, 2016

Anil Kumble: Surprise selection as Team India Coach

Anil Kumble is the newly appointed  Team India coach. That must be the most important job in the country after the Prime Minister’s, right? Wrong, dead wrong. Sanjay Manjrekar , in his column for The Week, describes the job thus: “’Tell me, wh...
by Make Time For Sports on Jun 24, 2016

Azhar: Simply not true enough to be paisa vasool

Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5. Language: Hindi. Directed By: Tony D’Souza Produced By: Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, and Sony Pictures Networks Written by:  Rajat Aroraa Cast: Emraan Hashmi as Mohammad Azharuddin. Lara Dutta as Meera Prachi Desai a...
by Make Time For Sports on May 17, 2016

Azhar: Simply not true enough to be paisa vasool

Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5. Language: Hindi. Directed By: Tony D’Souza Produced By: Shobha Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, and Sony Pictures Networks Written by:  Rajat Aroraa Cast: Emraan Hashmi as Mohammad Azharuddin. Lara Dutta as Meera Prachi Desai a...
by Make Time For Sports on May 17, 2016

West Indian cricketers flourish while administration languishes

While the Supreme Court continues to flay the BCCI and its associate members for dragging their feet on the Lodha Panel reforms, it has gone quiet on the Western front specifically the CARICOM coast. It’s been a time of jubilation and turmoil for W...
by Make Time For Sports on May 7, 2016

West Indian cricketers flourish while administration languishes

While the Supreme Court continues to flay the BCCI and its associate members for dragging their feet on the Lodha Panel reforms, it has gone quiet on the Western front specifically the CARICOM coast. It’s been a time of jubilation and turmoil for W...
by Make Time For Sports on May 7, 2016

Commentary on Lodha Commission recommendations to BCCI – IX

Chapter Ten: Constitution & Functioning of Members Embed from Getty Images The Lodha Commission believes that there should be uniformity in how the BCCI and its member associations are structured. The BCCI is registered as a society. Members are...
by Make Time For Sports on Feb 19, 2016

Commentary on Lodha Commission recommendations to BCCI – VIII

Chapter Nine: Match-Fixing and Betting While the Lodha Commission recommends the legalization of betting, it also urges making match-spot-fixing a criminal offence. The panel also prescribes amendments to the BCCI and IPL regulations on Corruption, B...
by Make Time For Sports on Feb 14, 2016

Commentary on Lodha Commission recommendations to BCCI – VII

Chapter Eight: Transparency and Oversight The Lodha Commission remarks that the BCCI website does not have the Constitution and bye-laws available for consumption by the general public. It adds that the functioning of the cricketing body is neither f...
by Make Time For Sports on Feb 10, 2016

Commentary on Lodha Commission recommendations to BCCI – VI

Chapter Seven: Ombudsman, Ethics & Electoral Officers The Lodha Commission recommends the creation of three authorities to make the functioning of the BCCI more transparent and independent: An ombudsman to resolve internal conflicts independent o...
by Make Time For Sports on Feb 8, 2016

Commentary on Lodha Commission recommendations to BCCI – V

Chapter Six: Conflict of Interest The sixth chapter of the Lodha Commission recommendations to the BCCI and its constituents deals with the kicker that began the reforms ball rolling within the cricketing body. Yes, conflict of interest is the title...
by Make Time For Sports on Feb 3, 2016

Commentary on Lodha Commission Recommendations to BCCI – III

Chapter Three: Management The Lodha Commission believes that the BCCI will thrive by having professionals experienced with  large corporations in charge of its daily operations. Governance and policy direction are to be kept separate from the execut...
by Make Time For Sports on Jan 22, 2016

Should Dhoni continue as skipper?

Anuraag Thakur of the BCCI vocalised his support for MS Dhoni’s continuance as skipper in the shorter formats of the game. Dhoni has lost his last three series as captain whereas Virat Kohli has earned his stripes at home installing a sense of...
by Make Time For Sports on Jan 18, 2016

Commentary on Lodha Commission recommendations to BCCI – II

Chapter 2: Governance The Lodha Commission identified the following problems with the BCCI’s governance structure. Concentration of power Lack of competence Overlap of diverse functions Zonal considerations No representation to players No represent...
by Make Time For Sports on Jan 17, 2016

Commentary on Lodha Commission recommendations to BCCI – I

Embed from Getty Images Should the Supreme Court ratify the Lodha Committee’s proposals to the BCCI and should they be accepted in its entirety, then the panel would have achieved what the proposed National Sports Federation bill could not. The BC...
by Make Time For Sports on Jan 12, 2016

Lodha Committee suggested reforms turns up the heat on BCCI bigwigs

Will the Mumbai Cricket Association, Maharashtra Cricket Association and Vidarbha Cricket Association be merged into one state body? That’s the loaded question the BCCI hopes to discover answers to when the Lodha Committee  make a fresh set of re...
by Make Time For Sports on Dec 28, 2015

Cricket: Spin-India Wins Freedom Trophy Test Series Against South Africa!

India got the best pitch possible to seal the Freedom Test Series against South Africa by winning the third test match in Nagpur in less than three days again thus taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match Series. Spinners of India won the fi...
by Our Funarena on Nov 27, 2015

Matter of policy: BCCI’s bone density test for age deemed admissible by Bombay High Court

Your real age is what your bone density test says you are. The above is the edict of the Bombay High Court dismissing a petition from young cricketer Sagar Chhabria challenging his declared ineligibility for an Under-16 tournament. The Tanner-Whiteho...
by Make Time For Sports on Nov 19, 2015

Freedom Series Cricket: India Pitch In To Win Mohali Test Against South Africa!

As is considered only natural in this country the first Test between India and South Africa at Mohali ended within three days. India beat South Africa by 108 runs today to take 1-0 lead in the four-match Freedom Trophy Test Series. This result must h...
by Our Funarena on Nov 7, 2015

Innovative BCCI may ‘reverse auction’ interim IPL franchises: Not yet sold

The BCCI can be creative. They’re also very intent on playing it safe. For some reason, they do not intend to let Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) suffer when they return from their suspension in 2018. The country’s premier cri...
by Make Time For Sports on Nov 6, 2015


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