Featured Story

Ben Stokes Lands Record $2.1M Indian Premier League Contract

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 21 / 17

England cricketer Ben Stokes "has become the highest paid overseas cricketer" in the 10-year history of the Indian Premier League after securing a £1.7M ($2.1M) contract during Monday's auction, according to Ali Martin of the London GUARDIAN. His int'l teammate, Tymal Mills, "was another big w...

Read More

Tags: Finance, India

More Stories

PCB Gives Up On India-Pakistan Series

With the Board of Control for Cricket in India yet to come up with a definite response on the fate of the proposed bilateral series, "the Pakistan Cricket Board has finally decided to stop pursuing the matter," according to THE HINDU. PCB Chair Shaharyar Khan wrote to the BCCI on Thursday, "asking t ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, India

PCB Chair: India Will Not Play Pakistan

Pakistan Cricket Board Chair Shahryar Khan said on Wednesday that India "will not play a bilateral series with us," according to NDTV SPORTS. The former world champions were scheduled to play in Sri Lanka later this month. There was an "air of expectation for the series to go ahead after a ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, India

Pune, Rajkot Join Indian Premier League

Pune and Rajkot on Tuesday became the new franchises in the Indian Premier League, replacing the suspended teams of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals for a period of two years, according to the PTI. The Pune franchise was bought by Kolkata-based business tycoon Sanjiv Goenka's company Ne ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

BCCI Closes Tenders For New IPL Teams

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday "closed its tendering process to find two new teams for the next two seasons of the Indian Premier League," according to the PTI. The new teams will replace Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, which are serving two-year suspensions each. ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

Int'l Court Asks WSG To Pay MSM $28M

The International Court of Arbitration has asked sports management firm World Sport Group (WSG) to pay $27.9 million (Rs 184 crore) to a unit of Multi Screen Media over a 2009 dispute related to broadcast rights for the Indian Premier League cricket tournament. A WSG spokesperson said the compan ...

Tags: Media, India

SBI Declares Vijay Mallya 'Defaulter'

Trouble "seems to be mounting" for Force India F1 Owner Vijay Mallya, according to Chauhan & Shetty of the TIMES OF INDIA. State Bank of India -- the largest lender to defunct airline Kingfisher -- declared the carrier, its promoter Mallya and United Breweries Holdings as "wilful defaulters" aft ...

Tags: Franchises, India

New BCCI Rules Tougher Than CA's

The Board of Control for Cricket in India "has faced derision for its lax stance on conflicts of interest, but its new rules are so strong they would hinder coach Darren Lehman, selector Mark Waugh and board member Mark Taylor if replicated in Australia," according to Jesse Hogan of the SYDNEY MORNI ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

Pakistan Turns Down BCCI Invitation

The Pakistan Cricket Board has "turned down India's offer" to travel across the border and play a series against the neighbors in December, according to Devendra Pandey of the INDIAN EXPRESS. Board of Control for Cricket in India President Shashank Manohar had spoken to PCB Chair Shaharyar Khan and ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

Force India Calls For Cost Control

Force India believes the FIA's "push to reduce engine costs" in F1 is part of a "wider power battle for control of the sport," according to Jonathan Noble of MOTORSPORT. FIA President Jean Todt and F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone want a standard engine introduced in '17 that will "allow independent te ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

BCCI Ousts ICC Chair Srinivasan

Int'l Cricket Council Chair N. Srinivasan's "tumultuous tenure" as the ICC chair was "cut short" on Monday after the "powerful" Board of Control for Cricket in India withdrew support for its former president, according to Amlan Chakraborty of REUTERS. BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said that  ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug