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India vs England 2008-09 Cricket Series

England will play 2 Tests followed by 7 ODI's during the Indian tour starting November 09, 2008.

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BCCI moves Supreme Court in Dalmiya expulsion case

The BCCI today moved the Supreme Court challenging a Calcutta High Court directive to initiate criminal proceedings against its six top officials on the charge of filing false affidavits in the Jagmohan Dalmiya expulsion case.
BCCI president Sashank Manohar and four other officials moved the apex court against the High Court directive, against which Union Minister and board's former president Sharad Pawar has already filed his SLP.
Besides Pawar and Manohar, the other Board officials in the dock are former secretary Niranjan Shah, Ratnakar Shetty (Chief Administrative Officer), N Srinivasan (Secretary) and Chirayu Amin, junior Cricket Committee Chairman.
Like Pawar, the officials have also taken the plea that the High Court did not give them the opportunity to present their view and thus violated the principle of natural justice.
The Calcutta High Court had on November 12 directed initiation of criminal proceedings against BCCI president Sashank Manohar, former Board president Sharad Pawar and four top officials for filing "false" affidavits in the Dalmiya expulsion case.

BCCI gets tough with Lankan board

BCCI has reportedly decided to put on hold all future bilateral series with Sri Lanka because of "hostile" statements made by Sri Lanka Cricket chairman Arjuna Ranatunga.
BCCI officials refused to confirm the development while Sri Lankan sources said that talks between the boards had run into rough weather. The dispute had started over a proposed Test tour by Sri Lanka to England in April-May next year, when the IPL tournament takes place. Since top Lankan players have contracts to play in IPL, BCCI had proposed a financial package to help SLC tide over its losses if the tour was cancelled.
The Indian officials were reportedly unhappy over a "damaging" comment from Ranatunga in Dubai stating that BCCI was trying to buy Sri Lankan cricket with the bailout package proposal. BCCI sources said since the aid package hadn't been finalized or made public, Ranatunga had no business talking about it. BCCI official Niranjan Shah, however, rubbished reports of a BCCI boycott, saying, "There is no truth in such reports and we are not putting on hold future bilateral tours with Sri Lanka."
The meeting between representatives of the two boards, which took place in Bangkok, was reportedly attended by Modi and other Indian board officials, and SLC's interim committee member Siddath Wettimuny and two other SLC officials. The agreement was to be based on three conditions: Top Lankan players would be released for the IPL season, BCCI would compensate SLC and the two top club teams from Sri Lanka will be invited to next year's Champions League. The Lankan board wanted India to tour Sri Lanka again in 2009 and 2010 for some One-day matches.
The confidential documents reportedly state that, apart from putting the tours on hold, the Indian board had also decided to withdraw the $40 million bailout package offer to Sri Lankan cricket.
Modi reportedly said at the meeting that the bailout package was made with a genuine effort to assist Sri Lankan cricket who had a mutual understanding with them.

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India, or BCCI, is the governing body for cricket in India. This is India's richest sporting body. The President of BCCI is Sharad Pawar (elected 29 November, 2005). Niranjan Shah is the secretary.
All the office-bearers for the year 2004-05, were elected at the annual general meeting of the Board held in Kolkata.
On January 10, 2005, the Supreme Court of India ordered the removal of Jagmohan Dalmiya from the post of patron-in-chief of BCCI and also asked the board to complete its annual general meeting (AGM) which had been adjourned on September 30, 2004.
The legality of the office-bearer's election at the board's annual general meeting (AGM) held on September 29, 2004 is subjudice.

India in Pakistan 2008-09 Cricket Series

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India vs Pakistan 2008-09 Cricket Series

India vs Pakistan 2008-09 Cricket Series

India will play 5 ODIs and only Twenty20, followed by 3 test matches during the Pakistan tour starting January 04 2009.

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India vs Australia 2008 Cricket Series in India

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India vs Australia 2008-09 Cricket Series

India vs Australia 2008-09 Cricket Series

Australia will play 4 Tests during the Indian tour starting October 02, 2008.

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January 2008

"Bollyline controversy", Australian media.

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BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla on the removal of Bucknor. Jan 8 Let's worry about playing in the middle, performing well, and if you lose so be it
McGrath stands up for Bucknor and Australia. Jan 8 Bucknor has gone on too long
Harold 'Dickie' Bird Unfair allegation of racism against our Indian player is wholly unacceptable
BCCI president Sharad Pawar. Jan 7 We tried our best to defuse the situation but their collective behaviour through the game and then, the unwarranted racial slur on Harbhajan led to this
An Indian player. Jan 7 There's been no sledging
Andrew Symonds, who initiated the angry exchange, in Herald Sun. Jan 7 I am satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that Harbhajan Singh directed that word at Andrew Symonds
Mike Procter, the match referee decides. Jan 6 Only one team was playing in the spirit of the game
Anil Kumble, post-match press conference. Jan 6, 7:30pm I think it's fair to say that there were a few mistakes made but I am not going comment anything more as it might get me in trouble
Ricky Ponting after his team's record-equalling 16th straight Test win. Jan 6, 6:45 pm Bastards
Brad Hogg, directed at Kumble and batting partner Mahendra Singh Dhoni, during the second test at Sydney

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