KOLKATA: Pakistani fast-bowling legend Waqar Younis and retired Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan were today appointed as bowling consultants for a Cricket Association of Bengal coaching programme beginning March 15 for a three-year contract.
Brainchild of former India skipper Sourav Ganguly, the iconic duo will spend [...]
NEW DELHI: Former captain Sourav Ganguly reckons the upcoming foreign tours, starting with the one in South Africa, will be an opportunity for the Indian Test team to regain lost ground overseas after successive reverses in England and Australia.
They have been doing well in ODIs, but Ganguly doesn’t think [...]
KOLKATA: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday said batting master Sachin Tendulkar’s comment that selectors need to look beyond statistics while picking fresh talents has been blown out of context.
“I was there when he made the comments and also read his interview. It has been completely blown out [...]
NEW DELHI: Some former cricketers may have selected their best-ever Indian team recently, but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni does not favour such a practice, saying “one should respect every individual who has played for the country”.
“It’s very difficult to compare and compile all the players and teams of all era. [...]
All the three players are along with Virender Sehwag [...]
BANGALORE: Senior Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar feels selectors should focus on the players’ ability to handle pressure instead of only considering their statistics while picking the national team.
“Selection is not about looking at the scorebook. A selector can pick up players who have scored heavily but that does not [...]
BANGALORE: Senior Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said the changes brought into cricket including T20 format has made the sport more exciting and helped getting more results in Tests.
“Cricket is the only sport to have three formats and its only getting more exciting not only for players but also for spectators. [...]
GREATER NOIDA: He can walk into any Indian team on a given day but former captain Kapil Dev decided to keep himself “out” of the best-ever Indian ODI line-up which he feels should be led by another limited overs legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
The World Cup winning captain’s team of [...]
MUMBAI: The verified Twitter account of Ravindrasinh Jadeja – @iamjadeja – introduces him as Indian ‘cricketer’, ‘biker’ and ‘horse-rider’ from Jamnagar.
The profile picture is a huge white compound wall of his new home that has initials ‘RJ’ inscribed on it. He’s Jadduboy on Instagram. His tweets normally end with a patriotic ‘Jai [...]
In his latest visit to the city in connection with Udayan, a rehabilitation home for children suffering from leprosy in colonies near Barrackpore [...]
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