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BCCI introduces Inter-Corporate tournament

The Indian cricket board has decided to conduct an Inter-Corporate prize money tournament to promote employment opportunities for cricket players of the country.
It was decided at the meeting of BCCI working committee held in Mumbai on Saturday. The cricket body would offer lucrative prizes to the winners and encourage the corporate houses to recruit young players for the proposed 50-over and Twenty20 format cricket matches.
The winning teams would be given cash prize of Rs 1 crore and the runner up can enjoy Rs 50 lakh prize. The semi finalists would get Rs 25 lakh. BCCI has appointed its joint secretary and former member of the national selection panel, Sanjay Jagdale as chairman of the committee to implement the board's decision. In addition, K S Viswanathan, Prof. R S Shetty, Chamundeshwaranath, Ranjib Biswal and Anirudh Choudhary are also selected members of the committee.
On revenue losses in the current year, the BCCI said, "The Working Committee noted that there would be a reduction in revenue in the current year to the effect of Rs 120 crore, as a result of the cancellation of two ODIs against England and the cancellation of India's tour to Pakistan. This includes the loss of revenue arising out of the postponement of ICC Champions Trophy 2008."
BCCI is also planning to hold special camps for fast bowlers, spinners and batsmen at Mohali, Chennai and Mumbai respectively.

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.

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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.

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January 2008

"Bollyline controversy", Australian media.

Victory for cricket
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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