Jasprit Bumrah was released from the Test squad ahead of the fourth and final Test against England which begins in the Narendra Modi Stadium on Ahmedabad on March 4.
Vivo’s sponsorship deal with the BCCI, worth Rs 440 crore per year, was suspended last season due to the Sino-India border stand off in the aftermath of a violent clash in eastern Ladakh.
The India-England series will start in Chennai on February 5 behind closed doors, and there is still no clarity on the presence of fans for the second Test at the same venue.
Ganguly’s health condition was stable after the angioplasty but the doctors examined him again on Friday, shifting him to a private room from critical care unit.
Modi said that the team’s hard work and teamwork was an inspiration for the country and applauded Ajinkya Rahane’s men for never giving up and fighting till the last breath.
Shukla was unanimously elected as the BCCI vice president at its AGM on December 24, 2020. He is also a former IPL chairman.
The trio of Pujara, Pant and Ashwin navigated through a hostile Australian bowling attack on the final day to snatch a remarkable draw against the home team.
In a significant development on Sunday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to increase the hosting fee of the six state associations staging the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (SMAT).