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BCCI reexamines its team of umpires

The Indian board (BCCI) has decided to "infuse new, young blood" in its team of umpires to improve the standard of umpiring in the country

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Captains to no longer assess umpires, says Shetty

BCCI to introduce umpire's coach

The Indian board has decided to introduce the concept of an umpire's coach from the forthcoming domestic season

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Improved pitches, paid selectors among others

Former captains suggest a cut in endorsements

Seven former Indian captains - Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, Ravi Shastri, Kris Srikkanth, S Venkataraghavan and Chandu Borde - met the BCCI bigwigs to suggest ways to move forward from the World Cup debacle

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Gag order on players as media is kept out

Secrecy is the buzzword as meeting gets underway

The extreme developments of the last couple of days had prompted the Board of Control for Cricket in India to take no chances with the high-powered meetings set to take place in Mumbai on April 6 and 7

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Hanumant Singh 1939-2006

Hanumant Singh dies at 67

Hanumant Singh, a batsman who played 14 Test matches for India between 1964 and 1969, has died in Mumbai at the age of 67. He was suffering from Hepatitis B and dengue, which led to kidney and lung complications


Former cricketers ask for measures to improve Indian cricket

Committee suggests overhaul of selection process

A special committee of the Indian board today suggested that strict eligibility criteria should be laid down for national and state level selectors

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Will become first umpire to reach his century

Bucknor to receive golden bails for 100th Test

Steve Bucknor will become the first umpire to stand in 100 Tests when he steps out in the second Test between India and Pakistan at Kolkata on March 16