MUMBAI: The sponsors of the Indian Premier League are increasingly getting restive as they find that the rub-off from the betting-fixing tainted league is proving to be negative for their brands. Some of them are even thinking of pulling out.
IPL title sponsor PepsiCo, which bought the rights for close to Rs [...]
A day after The Times of India broke the story about the police investigating Srinivasan’s son-in-law and CSK CEO Gurunath Meiyappan’s phone conversations [...]
These are the worst of times and the best of times for Rahul Dravid. An old-world cricket man, who has forever had to reinvent himself to fit in with constantly-changing demands, Dravid could have finally found his calling in this highly-manufactured, mostly-irrelevant world of the T20 league.
This must be the [...]
MUMBAI: Talk about an umpire being declared out. On Thursday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) sacked Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf from the Champions Trophy scheduled in England next month. The sacking of the ICC’s elite panel umpire comes a day after TOI quoted Mumbai police sources as saying [...]
KOLKATA: Only the blessed get a chance to live twice. The Mumbai Indians have earned that James Bond-like privilege, thanks to finishing among the top two in the league stage. And so, despite losing to Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1, MI have another chance to book a spot in the final [...]
Meiyappan was not found at his Chennai residence when a three-member team of Mumbai Police raided his house on [...]
NEW DELHI: IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla on Thursday said people should not “jump to conclusion” that BCCI supremo N Srinivasan’s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan was allegedly involved in the current IPL spot-fixing scandal till the police complete their investigations.
“The Mumbai and Delhi Police are competent authorities and [...]
LEEDS: England captain Alastair Cook believes Headingley will be far from the bowling-friendly ground of old when the second Test against New Zealand starts at Yorkshire’s headquarters on Friday.
England shot out the Black Caps for just 68 in their second innings at Lord’s last week to set-up a 170-run win [...]
“What is the need for BCCI chief to step down? If some MPs take bribe, does [...]
CHENNAI: BCCI chief N Srinivasan and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan are not in their houses. Meiyappan was not in his Cenotaph Road residence when the Mumbai crime branch police team reached there.
Sources said the Mumbai police have served a summons for Gurunath to appear before them for interrogation, but [...]