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Cricket: Court rejects plea to reinstate Srinivasan as BCCI chief

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected N. Srinivasan's plea to reinstate him as India's cricket chief, saying he had effectively turned a blind eye to allegations of wrongdoing in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Giving reasons for its decision, the court also said Srinivasan -- seen as the most powerful man in world cricket -- was among 13 people named in a damning report into corruption allegations in the IPL, a Twenty20 tournament.

Cricket: Dhoni's India fly high amid upheaval at home

For the second time in less than a year, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Indian team is making up for the sins of its administrators with a flawless display at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. Ignoring the upheaval back home, India cruised into the semi-finals for the first time since triumphing in the 2007 inaugural event with three emphatic wins in group two of the Super-10s.

Cricket: India enter World Twenty20 semi-finals

India roared into the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 with a eight-wicket demolition of hosts Bangladesh in a Super-10 group two match in Dhaka on Friday. Leg-spinner Amit Mishra claimed 3-26 as India restricted Bangladesh to 138-7 and then surpassed the modest target with nine deliveries to spare at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium. Rohit Sharma made 56 and Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 57, sharing a 100-run stand for the second wicket after Shikhar Dhawan had been dismissed for one in the third over.

Cricket: Gavaskar to take over troubled India board

The Supreme Court installed batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the interim head of India's troubled cricket board Friday after forcing the scandal-tainted incumbent N. Srinivasan from office. Three days after warning Srinivasan they would order him to stand down if he tried to cling to power, a panel of judges announced that 64-year-old Gavaskar would take the helm of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Cricket: Gavaskar steps in as India board chief ousted

The Supreme Court placed batting legend Sunil Gavaskar in charge of the troubled Indian Premier League on Friday after forcing scandal-tainted cricket board president N. Srinivasan from office. Three days after warning Srinivasan they would order him to stand down if he tried to cling to power, a panel of judges announced that 64-year-old Gavaskar would now take charge of the board's flagship tournament.

Cricket: Gavaskar to take over troubled India board

The Supreme Court installed batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the interim head of India's troubled cricket board Friday after forcing the scandal-tainted incumbent N. Srinivasan from office. Three days after warning Srinivasan they would order him to stand down if he tried to cling to power, a panel of judges announced that 64-year-old Gavaskar would take the helm of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

Cricket: Court set to order India chief to quit

India's Supreme Court was expected to issue an order Friday for beleaguered cricket board chief N. Srinivasan to quit, after proposing his replacement by batting legend Sunil Gavaskar over a betting scandal. A two-judge panel has warned the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that it will issue an order for Srinivasan's dismissal on Friday after describing his refusal to quit so far as "nauseating".

Cricket: Court set to order India chief to quit

India's Supreme Court was expected to issue an order Friday for beleaguered cricket board chief N. Srinivasan to quit, after proposing his replacement by batting legend Sunil Gavaskar over a betting scandal. A two-judge panel has warned the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that it will issue an order for Srinivasan's dismissal on Friday after describing his refusal to quit so far as "nauseating".

Cricket: Gavaskar ready to take over troubled India board

Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar said he was willing to take the helm of India's embattled cricket board Thursday after a proposal by the Supreme Court designed to stem the damage from a betting scandal. At a dramatic hearing in New Delhi, a panel of judges also called for the banning of two teams from this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), in a potentially devastating blow to a tournament which begins next month.

Cricket: Gavaskar ready to take over troubled India board

Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar said he was willing to take the helm of India's embattled cricket board Thursday, following a request by the Supreme Court designed to stem the damage from a betting scandal. At a dramatic hearing in New Delhi, a panel of judges also called for the banning of two teams from this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), in a potentially devastating blow to a tournament which begins next month.
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