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India vs Sri Lanka Cricket Series 2008

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India will play 5 ODIs and 3 Tests during the Sri Lankan tour starting July 23, 2008.

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BCCI decline ECB invite

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has rejected England's invitation to play in their version of the Champions League, to be held in Sharjah in October, giving a new twist to the wrangling between the two boards over the Twenty20 event.
BCCI vice-president and Indian Premier League Commissioner Lalit Modi conveyed India's decision to England and Wales Cricket Board Chief Executive David Collier, who had sent the invite. India's refusal to take part in ECB's Twenty20 initiative came a day after the BCCI made it clear that it would go ahead with its own version of the Champions League in India and is prepared to leave out teams from England if it did not agree to the terms and conditions.
The BCCI replied on Monday saying that though it wishes the ECB all the best with its tournament, it is not in a position to accept the invitation. Modi also clearly informed the eight IPL franchises that they can participate only in tournaments run and approved by the BCCI.
The BCCI and ECB are insisting on staging their versions of the Champions League, with each claiming that the Australian and South African Boards are with them.

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No action against three players: BCCI

BCCI Vice-President Rajeev Shukla today said the press report featuring three Indian players enjoying a midnight beach party before Asia Cup final in Karachi was totally wrong and the Cricket Board would neither enquire nor take any action against them.
"The report appeared in a leading Urdu daily 'Jung' was totally wrong," Shukla, who was in the steel city on personal visit, told newsmen.
"BCCI will neither order for any probe nor take any action against the three Indian cricketers in this regard," Shukla said adding that in fact, the photographs of the players including Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma and Suresh Raina were not of Karachi beach. Those were old photos taken at Sydney, Australia during the last tour, he said.

BCCI warns Kumble for revealing selection details

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has mildly censured India's Test captain Anil Kumble for revealing what transpired in a selection meeting.
Selection committee chairman Dilip Vengsarkar was unhappy with certain comments that Kumble made to a Mumbai tabloid.
BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah said that while the captain of the team can address press conferences, he was not supposed to reveal details of selection matters. "The captain cannot tell the media what has taken place at selection committee meetings and on selection policies. And that's the reason a letter has been sent to him by the BCCI," Shah said.
Kumble told Mumbai Mirror that he insisted on a second wicketkeeper because there was a view among some of the selectors that the Indian team could do with one specialist.
Kumble said that there was nothing wrong in taking the additional specialist wicketkeeper. "As captain I am aware that there could be problems if the specialist were to pull a muscle or have a runny stomach on the morning of a Test. There was a suggestion that Rahul (Dravid) be the second wicketkeeper, but I persuaded the committee to view things from Indian cricket's point of view and advantage."

BCCI announces squad for Sri Lanka Test series

An exhausted Mahendra Singh Dhoni was rested while young left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha was rewarded for his consistent performance with a berth in India's 16-member squad for the Test series in Sri Lanka, starting July 23.
Gautam Gambhir and Rohit Sharma, who have been an integral part of India's one-day team, were also named in the side which had no place for opener Wasim Jaffer, an out-of-form Yuvraj Singh and struggling pacer Irfan Pathan. The 21-year-old Ojha, who came into the limelight for his fine performance in the recent Indian Premier League, was preferred over fellow spinner Piyush Chawla and was the only new face in the squad announced by BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah in Mumbai on Tuesday.
Dhoni's absence paved the way for Parthiv Patel's recall into the Test squad after a long gap. Parthiv comes back to the team on the back of his fine batting performance in the domestic circuit. Dinesh Kaarthick is the other wicket-keeper in the team.
Sachin Tendulkar and Harbhajan Singh, both of whom had been out of action in the one-dayers, were named in the squad which will have a new vice-captain in Virender Sehwag.
While Tendulkar had been recuperating from a groin injury that forced him out to sit out of the third and final Test against South Africa in April, Harbhajan was serving a five-match ODI ban for slapping teammate S Sreesanth during the Indian Premier League. Sreesanth, who is nursing a side strain, has also been left out of the squad. India Team: Anil Kumble (c), Virender Sehwag (v-c), Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Ishant Sharma, Zaheer Khan, RP Singh, Munaf Patel, Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Kaarthick, Pragyan Ojha and Parthiv Patel.

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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.

Asia Cup Cricket 2008

Asia Cup Cricket 2008

The Ninth Edition of the Asia Cup will be held at Pakistan in june 2008.

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And they said..

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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