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13 March 2018

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas won the Suresh and Bharati Shroff Memorial T20 Cricket League, which the firm had held in Delhi to commemorate 100 years since the founding of India’s former largest firm, Amarchand Mangaldas (AMSS).

24 January 2018

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) will hold the Suresh and Bharati Shroff Memorial T20 Cricket League in Siri Fort Ground Delhi from 4 February - 11 March 2018 to be played in 15 matches over six weekends, between eight teams, including seven law firms, according to a press release from the firm.

10 January 2018

Khaitan & Co bested Economic Laws Practice (ELP) and won the ELP Masters Cup Cricket Tournament on 7 January after three days of competition with 15 other Indian law firms.

10 August 2016

So, after some time out, ex-Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju (Retd.) is in the news again, seemingly putting a spanner in a variety of works.

13 April 2016

The Bombay high court today ordered that all IPL matches after 30 April should be shifted outside Maharashtra.

The matches scheduled until 30 April can, however, be held in the state, the court said, adding it could not afford to ignore the plight of people affected by drought.

24 February 2015

The DSK winnersDSK Legal won against Economic Laws Practice (ELP) in the finals of the seventh ELP Masters Cricket Cup between Mumbai law firms, held on Sunday 22 February at the Police Gymkhana Cricket Ground.

17 February 2015

CricketA charity cricket match of Mumbai corporate lawyers versus bankers ended in clients disposing of their advisers with 177 runs against 81 on 31 January.

02 April 2014

Bishen Jeswant (for CV) 2013Anything can happen in a nation where cricket is religion, including bidding adieu to one of India’s “Big Six” law firms to churn out statistical commentary.

28 March 2014

The Supreme Court has published its interim order in the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) and Indian Premier League (IPL) case. Six senior counsel, including Harish Salve, CA Sundaram and Mukul Rohatgi, are listed as appearing for the parties amongst a raft of other advocates appearing for the BCCI [Download order (PDF)]

27 March 2014

Supreme Court Justice AK Patnaik said today: "In the place of Srinivasan, we propose to appoint an experienced cricket player like Sunil Gavaskar to replace him and function as BCCI president." Yesterday the court said that N Srinivasan's continuing to stick on as the current BCCI board chairman was "nauseating" [AFP]

25 March 2014

The Supreme Court has told the cricket body's boss N Srinivasan to step down as board chief so that the IPL betting and match-fixing could be investigated properly, with Justice AK Patnaik saying it was "nauseating" that he continued and would have to go if cricket were to be cleaned: "Why is Srinivasan sticking to his chair? If you don't step down, then we will pass the order".

Senior counsel CA Sundaram was representing the BCCI, whom Patnaik told: "We will show the papers. You see it and tell us as a counsel about your opinion and not as a paid counsel for Srinivasan." [NDTV Sports round-up of developments]

24 February 2014

SILF cricket winnerHammurabi Solomon, SS Rana and Karanjawala & Co won in each of the three finals of the Westlaw-Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) Cricket League on Saturday at Delhi’s Hamdard University, coming out on top of 20 other law firm teams to take home trophies.

24 January 2012

KhaiCo wins Khaitan & Co took home the winning trophy at the ELP Masters Cup 2012 last weekend, as 16 law firm teams battled it out on the grounds of the Police Gymkhana in Mumbai. Two-time defending champions Wadia Ghandy failed to make the cut.

18 November 2011

The annual Delhi Twenty20 Westlaw-SILF law firm cricket tournament has had a spectacular start in Delhi this month with Trilegal and Saikrishna & Associates showing a definite lead in the points tally after the completion of 13 exciting intra-pool matches played over the last two weekends.

12 October 2011

T20 law firm action is backThe Westlaw-SILF law firm cricket cup is due to start on 5 November. Legally India is the exclusive online media partner again and will be covering the tourno ball by ball and hit by hit. Teams can still register to take part: click through for more info.

01 April 2011

imageExclusive: Bhasin & Co has hired retired Slaughter and May partner, former International Bar Association (IBA) president and ex English-county cricketer Francis Neate as a part-time senior cricket & BD consultant and to shore up the firm’s cricket team next season.

30 March 2011

If, unlike apparently most of India, you’re in the office pretending to be productive instead of watching the Cricket World Cup, feel free to commiserate here and discuss match progress with other cricket-denied lawyers in the comments. ESPN is streaming the match live online. And if think it’s unfair that cricket is on par with a religion by creating a semi-official public holiday please feel free to share your thoughts too.

29 March 2011

cricket_ball The semi finals of the ongoing 3rd SILF-Khushal Inter Law Firms Cricket Cup – 2011 (“Tournament”), played last Saturday, saw the two more deserving sides notch up contrasting victories to set up a dream final.

01 February 2011

image For the second year in a row Wadia Ghandy won the 2011 Mumbai ELP Masters Cricket Cup last weekend, besting Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) in the finals after Economic Laws Practice (ELP) was foiled by the flip of a coin in the semi-finals.

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