THE 2015 INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE (IPL) contributed Rs.11.5 billion ($182 million) to India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Friday.
BCCI SECRETARY Anurag Thakur and Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla met with representatives of six IPL franchisees here on Wednesday to update them on the recommendations proposed by the board's working committee for the next two years of the lucrative Twenty20 tournament.
FORMER AUSTRALIAN cricketer Simon Katich has been roped in by the Kolkata Knight Riders as their assistant coach for the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
ON TUESDAY, the Enforcement Directorate issued a third summon to mega star Shah Rukh Khan (SRK), asking him to be present at the Mumbai ED office in the first week of November, before Diwali. At the very kernel of SRK's problems with the anti-money laundering agency are issues pertaining to his IPL franchise, Kolkata Knight Riders, which go back at least six years.
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS co-owner Shah Rukh Khan has been issued a summons for allegedly violating Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) norms by undervaluing undervaluing the IPL franchise's shares in a transfer deal.
THE SECRETARY OF BCCI, Anurag Thakur, said that 3-4 companies, including the eventual winner vivo, were interested in being associated as the title sponsor for the Indian Premier League (IPL).
PRASANNA KRISHNAN, Business Head of sports entertainment channel Sony Six on Sunday said that the channel will continue to connect the IPL with fans, despite all the controversies surrounding the league.
DAY 3 OF THE Bengal vs Delhi Ranji Trophy match witnessed intense drama as cricketers Manoj Tiwary and Gautam Gambhir got into a verbal spat, resulting in a heated altercation at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Saturday.
KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS on Wednesday named South African legend Jacques Kallis as their head coach succeeding Trevor Bayliss, who was with KKR for four years and recently became the head coach of England.
THE BOARD OF CONTROL FOR CRICKET IN INDIA (BCCI) on Wednesday announced its association with vivo, the premium global smartphone manufacturer, for title sponsorship of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Vivo fulfilled their obligation of presenting the bank guarantee to the BCCI and confirmed the title sponsorship rights.
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