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25-Jun-2017 Hamirpur

Virat Kohli should be boss of India team: Anurag Thakur

Asserting that the captain's role is more important than that of the coach, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) President Anurag Thakur has called for skipper Virat Kohli being allowed full control over the Indian team.The Indian team, especially...

02-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court bowls out BCCI brass, Anurag takes dig at judges

Cracking the whip on a defiant BCCI for refusing to implement the R.M. Lodha Committee reforms, the Supreme Court on Monday sacked its President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke.Besides showing the door to Thakur and Shirke, the court issued notices asking...

02-Jan-2017 Shimla

Anurag Thakur's innings in BCCI; fast furious, short-lived

Dethroned BCCI President Anurag Thakur's innings in Indian cricket was just like a T20 match -- fast furious but short-lived.Before he could score well, the match was over and Thakur, one of the BJP's most flamboyant MPs and the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association...

02-Jan-2017 New Delhi

For me it was not a personal battle with SC : Anurag Thakur

After being removed from the post of BCCI President by the Supreme Court, Anurag Thakur on Monday maintained that it was not his personal battle with the court and his commitment to cricket will remain the same.The apex court on Monday removed both Thakur...

02-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court sacks BCCI bosses for defying Lodha recommendations

Cracking the whip on a defiant BCCI for not complying with its orders to implement the R.M. Lodha Committee reforms, the Supreme Court on Monday sacked its President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke.Besides showing the door to both Thakur and Shirke, the...

23-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Lot of things will change after January 2 or 3 : Anurag Thakur

Already in troubled waters since the Supreme Court's possible perjury charge against him, an under-fire Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Anurag Thakur said on Friday that a lot of things will change after January 2 or 3 when the apex court...

21-Oct-2016 New Delhi

BCCI chief he wants to study SC order

BCCI President Anurag Thakur on Friday said he will read the Supreme Court ruling allowing the Lodha Committee to appoint an auditor to study BCCI's finances before commenting on it.The Supreme Court said the Justice Lodha Committee will appoint an independent...

17-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Only sought clarification from ICC, BCCI chief tells SC

Indian cricket board chief Anurag Thakur on Monday denied he sought from the ICC any letter to say that the presence of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) nominee on the cricket board as recommended by the Justice Lodha Committee amounted to government...

15-Oct-2016 Cape Town

Anurag Thakur in ICC's Finance & Commercial Affairs committee

In its effort to make peace with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the International Cricket Council (ICC) has made BCCI President Anurag Thakur a part of the powerful Finance and Commercial Affairs committee (F&CA) after completion...

22-May-2016 Mumbai

Humbled, honoured to be BCCI president: Anurag Thakur

Newly-elected Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur on Sunday said he was humbled and honoured to take over the top post.The 41-year-old Thakur, also a Bharatiya Janata Party Lok Sabha member from Himachal Pradesh, got the backing of...

22-May-2016 Mumbai

Anurag Thakur elected unopposed as BCCI president

Anurag Thakur on Sunday became the new Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president after he was elected unopposed here.Thakur was all set to be elected president of the BCCI after Shashank Manohar stepped down from the post to become the chairman...

19-Oct-2015 New Delhi

Talks with PCB cancelled: Anurag Thakur

BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur said on Monday that the Board of Control for Cricket in India's talks with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will not go ahead.PCB chief Shahryar Khan was supposed to meet new BCCI president Shashank Manohar to discuss the resumption...

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