DDCA

Delhi and District Cricket Association

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Former cricketer Sanjay Dobal passes away after contracting coronavirus

29 Jun 2020

Former cricketer Sanjay Dobal passes away after contracting coronavirus

Former Delhi all-rounder Sanjay Dobal has died at the age of 52 as he succumbed to complications from the novel coronavirus.

BCCI set to from ad-hoc body for running DDCA

08 May 2020

BCCI set to from ad-hoc body for running DDCA

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to govern Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) through an ad-hoc committee.

Ishant Sharma clears fitness set, set to join Indian squad

16 Feb 2020

Ishant Sharma clears fitness set, set to join Indian squad

Fast bowler Ishant Sharma cleared his fitness test at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru on Saturday.

Several DDCA members quit after Rajat Sharma's resignation

16 Nov 2019

Several DDCA members quit after Rajat Sharma's resignation

Following the resignation of Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) President Rajat Sharma on Saturday, several other members of the association submitted their resignation.

Delhi smog: Concerns over India versus Bangladesh T20I rise

03 Nov 2019

Delhi smog: Concerns over India versus Bangladesh T20I rise

The first T20I between India and Bangladesh is set to take place Delhi today.

Team India to train indoors ahead of Delhi T20I: Report

30 Oct 2019

Team India to train indoors ahead of Delhi T20I: Report

The Indian cricket team could train indoors in order to avoid the pollution in Delhi that has reached an extreme level post Diwali.

Delhi's post-Diwali air pollution an issue ahead of first T20I

27 Oct 2019

Delhi's post-Diwali air pollution an issue ahead of first T20I

The air pollution in the national capital region is a cause of concern for years.

Anushka's stylish Burberry bag is worth a luxurious Thailand trip

14 Sep 2019

Anushka's stylish Burberry bag is worth a luxurious Thailand trip

Anushka Sharma might be missing from the big screen for some time, but she never fails to impress us with her fashion statements.

Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium to be renamed Arun Jaitley Stadium

27 Aug 2019

Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium to be renamed Arun Jaitley Stadium

Delhi's sprawling Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, famous for the innumerable cricket matches it hosted/hosts, will be renamed after late BJP leader Arun Jaitley, Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) President Rajat Sharma confirmed on Tuesday.

Kohli completes 11 years in international cricket, shares special post

19 Aug 2019

Kohli completes 11 years in international cricket, shares special post

It was on August 18, 2008, when Virat Kohli made his debut for the Indian cricket team.

Bishen Bedi pushed selection of his undeserving son: Gambhir

05 Aug 2019

Bishen Bedi pushed selection of his undeserving son: Gambhir

The controversy surrounding former Indian cricketers Gautam Gambhir and Bishen Singh Bedi took an ugly turn.

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Will bat with broken jaw again', says Unmukt Chand

27 Mar 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: 'Will bat with broken jaw again', says Unmukt Chand

Till date, India have clinched the U-19 World Cup four times and three out of the four winning captains were soon handed their senior team call-ups.

Delhi: Former India pacer Amit Bhandari attacked during U-23 trials

11 Feb 2019

Delhi: Former India pacer Amit Bhandari attacked during U-23 trials

Former India pacer Amit Bhandari, who is currently the chairman of the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) senior selection committee, was assaulted on Monday at the U-23 team's trials at St. Stephen's ground.

IPL chief's aide 'demanded prostitutes, bribes' for selection into cricket-team

19 Jul 2018

IPL chief's aide 'demanded prostitutes, bribes' for selection into cricket-team

Some UP cricketers have accused Mohammad Akram Saifi, IPL Chairman Rajiv Shukla's aide, of demanding prostitutes and bribes for adding them to the state team.

Journalist Rajat Sharma is the new DDCA president

02 Jul 2018

Journalist Rajat Sharma is the new DDCA president

Senior journalist Rajat Sharma today beat World Cup winning India cricketer Madan Lal by 517 votes to become the new President of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA).

Former Test cricketer Rajinder Pal passes away

10 May 2018

Former Test cricketer Rajinder Pal passes away

Former Delhi cricketer Rajinder Pal, who had represented the country in one Test match, passed away at his Dehradun residence yesterday, family sources confirmed.

Statements against Jaitley based on information from Kejriwal: Kumar Vishwas

03 May 2018

Statements against Jaitley based on information from Kejriwal: Kumar Vishwas

Dissident Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas today told Delhi High Court that his statements against Union Minister Arun Jaitley were based on information received as a party worker from his leader Arvind Kejriwal.

Jaitley accepts Kejriwal's apology, withdraws defamation case

03 Apr 2018

Jaitley accepts Kejriwal's apology, withdraws defamation case

Delhi HC today closed the Rs. 10cr defamation case filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

DDCA defamation case: Now, Kejriwal and aides apologize to Jaitley

02 Apr 2018

DDCA defamation case: Now, Kejriwal and aides apologize to Jaitley

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, as part of his apology-spree, has now apologized to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. This was pertaining to the DDCA defamation case.

Majithia, Gadkari, Sibal pardon Kejriwal; Will Jaitley be so forgiving?

21 Mar 2018

Majithia, Gadkari, Sibal pardon Kejriwal; Will Jaitley be so forgiving?

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is on an apology marathon. Allegedly, this is to put his party out of the financial mess caused due to multiple defamation cases slapped against him, thanks to his foolhardy statements.

#KnowYourTeam: Meet bowlers of India's Under-19 World Cup Squad

13 Jan 2018

#KnowYourTeam: Meet bowlers of India's Under-19 World Cup Squad

The 12th edition of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup kicked off today, in New Zealand.

Controversial selection of Pappu Yadav's son in Delhi T20 squad

09 Jan 2018

Controversial selection of Pappu Yadav's son in Delhi T20 squad

Politician Pappu Yadav's son Sarthak Ranjan has been selected in Delhi's T20 squad for the Syed Mushtaq Ali inter-state T20 competition without having played any competitive cricket this season.

Jaitley defamation: Ashutosh fined Rs. 10,000 for 'wasting court's time'

07 Jan 2018

Jaitley defamation: Ashutosh fined Rs. 10,000 for 'wasting court's time'

A Delhi court has fined AAP leader Ashutosh Rs. 10,000 for "trying to derail the proceedings" in a criminal defamation case filed against him.

Kotla stadium to have stands named after Bedi and Amarnath

21 Nov 2017

Kotla stadium to have stands named after Bedi and Amarnath

DDCA (Delhi and District Cricket Association) is set to inaugurate stands at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium named after former cricket stalwarts Bishan Singh Bedi and Mohinder Amarnath.

U-19 cricket star Manjot Kalra to undergo age test again

30 Sep 2017

U-19 cricket star Manjot Kalra to undergo age test again

Despite being cleared by the BCCI, India's U-19 cricketer Manjot Kalra was directed to undergo another age verification test, by the DDCA (Delhi & District Cricket Association).

DDCA case: Arun Jaitley accuses Arvind Kejriwal of delaying tactics

26 Sep 2017

DDCA case: Arun Jaitley accuses Arvind Kejriwal of delaying tactics

FM Arun Jaitley accused Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal of delaying the Delhi HC's court proceedings by asking for the minutes of the meetings of Delhi and District Association (DDCA) between 1999 and 2014.

Defamation case: Delhi HC fines Kejriwal Rs. 5,000 for delay

04 Sep 2017

Defamation case: Delhi HC fines Kejriwal Rs. 5,000 for delay

The Delhi HC has fined CM Arvind Kejriwal Rs. 5,000 for delay in filing a reply on defamation suits filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Defamation case: HC notice to Kejriwal on 'false affidavit'

23 Aug 2017

Defamation case: HC notice to Kejriwal on 'false affidavit'

Delhi HC has asked Arvind Kejriwal to explain why he allegedly filed a false affidavit in a defamation case by Arun Jaitley.

Jethmalani resigns as Kejriwal's advocate, seeks Rs. 2 crore dues

26 Jul 2017

Jethmalani resigns as Kejriwal's advocate, seeks Rs. 2 crore dues

Ram Jethmalani finally called it quits as Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's legal counsel in the civil and criminal defamation cases filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against him.

Jaitley files defamation suit for Rs. 10 crore against Kejriwal

22 May 2017

Jaitley files defamation suit for Rs. 10 crore against Kejriwal

Reports indicate that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has filed a second defamation suit against Arvind Kejriwal for an additional Rs. 10 crore.

DDCA defamation case- Jethmalani calls Jaitley "crook" during cross-examination

17 May 2017

DDCA defamation case- Jethmalani calls Jaitley "crook" during cross-examination

The Delhi High Court witnessed heated exchanges between Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Ram Jethmalani in the DDCA defamation case against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and five AAP leaders.

Delhi residents offer reward for missing road

18 Apr 2017

Delhi residents offer reward for missing road

Residents of from Chittaranjan Park in Delhi organized a hunt for a missing road in the locality, and even offered a Rs. 10,000 reward for anyone who finds it.

Kejriwal becomes First Delhi CM to be tried for defamation

26 Mar 2017

Kejriwal becomes First Delhi CM to be tried for defamation

Following a Delhi court's notice to stand trial in the suit filed by Arun Jaitley, Arvind Kejriwal would become the first Delhi CM to stand trial in a defamation suit.

DDCA case: Kejriwal put on trial

25 Mar 2017

DDCA case: Kejriwal put on trial

A Delhi court put CM Arvind Kejriwal on trial in a criminal libel case filed against him by Arun Jaitley in the 2015 DDCA matter.

DDCA case: CM Kejriwal summoned before court

18 Feb 2017

DDCA case: CM Kejriwal summoned before court

Delhi Court has instructed CM Kejriwal to be present in court on March 21 in context of a criminal defamation case filed against him by Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) and its vice-president, Chetan Chauhan.

Delhi HC dismisses Kejriwal's plea in Jaitley's defamation case

20 Oct 2016

Delhi HC dismisses Kejriwal's plea in Jaitley's defamation case

On Wednesday, the Delhi High Court dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea to stay trial proceedings in the criminal defamation case lodged by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Kejriwal denies making statements about Jaitley

12 Jul 2016

Kejriwal denies making statements about Jaitley

In the defamation suit filed by Union Minister Arun Jaitley, the Delhi High Court today framed issues against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and 5 others.

DDCA-row: BJP says Kejriwal fell into his own trap

12 Jan 2016

DDCA-row: BJP says Kejriwal fell into his own trap

Chetan Sanghi (officer probing DDCA irregularities) wrote to Home Ministry that he was pressed to name a "certain VIP".

Delhi government's inquiry into DDCA affairs called illegal

8 Jan 2016

Delhi government's inquiry into DDCA affairs called illegal

The center called the inquiry initiated by Delhi government into alleged corruption in the DDCA as unconstitutional.

Kirti Azad targets Congress, BCCI

30 Dec 2015

Kirti Azad targets Congress, BCCI

Kirti Azad claimed at a press conference that a SFIO probe report on the DDCA had recommended "prosecution" of Arun Jaitley for irregularities during his tenure as DDCA chief.