Telangana and Andhra High Court stays Hyderabad Cricket Association elections : Cricket, News


  • Andhra High Court and Telangana has become the Hyderabad Cricket Association elections.

  • The HCA elections have been scheduled for Tuesday

  • After his nomination has been rejected Azharuddin has moved the Ranga Reddy courts.

The Telangana and Andhra High Court has become the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) elections scheduled for Tuesday. They have now called for a hearing on Wednesday. They have also noted that the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee recommendations on new constitution to remain with the HCA elections.

It confronted two or three legal issues to be settled, although the HCA elections have been scheduled for Tuesday. Even if they’d gone forward with the elections it would have been declared void and null as Lodha panel guidelines.

“You are hereby advised that on 16/1/2017 my customer East Marredpally Cricket Club, Secundrabad has filed writ of prohibition vide WP No.1561 of 2017 from the Hyderabad Cricket Association and four others about conduct of elections to the Hyderabad Cricket Association in contravention of Justice Lodha Committee Report that was accepted by the Hon’ble Supreme Court and adopted by the Hyderabad Cricket Association. The Hon’ble High Court arranged Rule nice with a direction to serve personal notice and writ petition and has pleased to admit the petition. Therefore, you are hereby place to notice that you have to attend to the High Court on 18/1/2017 in person or through an advocate to represent in the matter,” that the Court notice read.

“You are further advised that in view of entry of rule and case nice, you are not supposed to conduct the elections on 17/1/2017 from the interest of justice.”


After his nomination for the post of HCA president on two counts, former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin has also moved the Ranga Reddy courts in Hyderabad for a live. His contention: he fulfils both standards on the contrary. Azhar’s nomination was reversed since the returning officer felt that he was not a part of HCA therefore he could not contest the elections. Also, he was not satisfied with Azhar’s caution on elimination of their life ban.

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However, courtroom moved challenging the choice. “As per Lodha Committee’s guidelines that is binding on state institutions, all Test players automatically will become members so that should not be a problem,” Azhar told India Today. ()

His purpose on the life ban: “The Hon’ble Supreme Court had announced the ban on me as prohibited in 2012 and gave the BCCI time to challenge it. It has been more than four years and the BCCI has not contested the verdict. Going by the SC arrangement, the ban does not endure.”

Azhar and other parties who have moved the court are expected to receive a stay on the elections of Tuesday. Even if they don’t, and the elections don’t occur, they will not have any significance going by the SC-appointed Lodha Committee guidelines. The directive is to first amend their constitutions and then hold elections.

Two candidates are left in the fray for the post of president, following Azhar’s nomination papers were rejected. Former TRS MP G Vivekanand is pitted against former Hyderabad participant Vidyut Jaisimha, who also happens to be the son of India the late ML Jaisimha, and Hyderabad celebrity.

Facebook’s pricey cricket bid Reveals appetite for sports events

REUTERS: Facebook Inc’s US$600 million shedding bid to purchase the rights reveals the network is ready to spend big bucks for sporting occasions to keep users.

Facebook on Monday emerged as the maximum bidder for the rights to flow the Indian Premier League (IPL) during 2022, but lost out into Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s Star India, that bid US$2.55 billion to its television and streaming rights united.

Cricket is the most popular game in India and the IPL is viewed by over a billion people globally. The tournament started in 2008 with franchise owners including film stars and India’s wealthiest man.

The bidding by Facebook highlights the corporation’s efforts to accelerate its push into movie as it attempts to carry advertising dollars from television and increase the time people spend on its platform. Facebook now offers live video by a number of news publishers in addition to its users.

“(Facebook’s bidding) is still significant because it is such a large amount of money at a market that’s still nascent,” Pivotal Research Group analyst Brian Wieser stated. “It clarifies that they mean to become a true player in conventional premium video content.”

With a cash pile of US$6.25 billion, Facebook may have even more shots at bidding for live sporting occasions since it seeks to keep people glued into its expanding media community.

Facebook kicked off sports occasions about a year ago. It has since baseball basketball and much more football matches.

Another bargain for Facebook was its agreement with Major League Baseball in May to 20 matches this year.

However, the societal network lost out to Inc in April for the highly coveted rights to flow 10 U.S. National Football League (NFL) games this season.

Amazon agreed to cover the NFL five times the amount Twitter Inc had spent the rights which was reported to be US$10 million, a source told Reuters.

Facebook and Twitter and Snapchat parent Snap Inc were also competing to evaluate the internet rights to movie highlights from Fox for the next year’s football World Cup, ” Bloomberg.

Facebook may eye other big events such as the Olympics or the football World Cup, the world’s most viewed sports occasion, Tigress Financial Partners analyst Ivan Feinseth said.

(Reporting by Aishwarya Venugopal and Munsif Vengattil at Bengaluru; Composing by Supantha Mukherjee; Testing by Sai Sachin Ravikumar)


Facebook Inc’s US$600 million shedding bid to obtain the rights reveals the network is ready to spend huge bucks for sporting occasions to keep users.

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Quotes and photos in Aaj Tak Salaam Cricket 2017 : News, Salaam Cricket 2017

A galaxy of cricket celebrities descended on London for Aaj Tak Salaam Cricket 2017 and it was a complete treat for connoisseurs of this game since the likes of Sunil Gavaskar, Shane Warne, Sourav Ganguly, Michael Clarke, Mohammad Azharuddin, Kumar Sangakkara, Brendon McCullum, Graeme Smith, Nasser Hussain, Aamer Sohail and Rameez Raja regaled the audience with some superb insights into the game.

Gavaskar talked of his first adventure at Lord’s, ” Warne spoke at length of his own struggles from Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara after which engaged in what’s presently a traditional light-hearted banter with Ganguly while Sohail, the former Pakistan captain, also said he would not mind paying to see Virat Kohli bat.

Subsequently there was Hussain’s lovely speech where he outlined what he believed what the game intended for him and also was the essence of cricket.

There was plenty of analysis, there were plenty of insights into the way the sport has changed with time, what makes modern day gamers sign up and there were also some hot moments involving the former cricketers, whose rivalry once upon a time, set the worldwide cricket stage on fire.

However, on May 31, 2017, those competitions came together on Aaj Tak’s stage don’t forget the moments to relive some of the fondest memories onto the field of drama and laugh them off.

We bring to you some of the photos, sayings and quotes from what is a blockuster event in the London Business School. Have you noticed these cricketing icons?

“I’ve had plenty of female fans throughout my time.”

“Women in Calcutta still ask me on where Sunil Gavaskar is and where they can fulfill him. And they are pretty looking ones”

“I enjoy Virat Kohli’s attitude. He’s one fascinating cricketer”

“If you asked me if I would want to bowl into Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Sachi Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Virender Sehwag or even the present Indian men, please, I’d much rather bowl into the present day Indian side.”

“I feel blessed because the gamers that I idiolised I got to play against and with. I performed against Sourav Ganguly and with Shane Warne.”