The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may be one of the wealthiest and most powerful bodies in sport but probably don't have the sharpest IT support. The BCCI's official website bcci.tv was down as someone had forgotten to renew the board's domain. The website hosts official scoreboards, archives, photos and videos. The Indian Express which first reported the story noted that the website was down for 24 hours and officials could not use their email to communicate. The domain went down on Saturday and was not working until Sunday evening. Medianama also checked that the website was intermittently going down on Monday morning, but the issue seems to have been resolved at the time of publishing. Below is a screenshot of what was showing up this morning. The Indian Express report quoted a top BCCI official saying, the domain was registered in the name of former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi, who had a falling out with the BCCI. On realising that the website was down, BCCI officials tried to get it back up as soon as they could. But by then bids ranging from $69 to $260 had sprung up for the domain name, compounding the board's problems. “The BCCI spoke to representatives of the entity through which the domain name is registered when the site and emails were down. They told us that there was some issue and the domain registrars couldn’t accept credit card payment. They told us the matter would be resolved soon,” the BCCI official told Express.…
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