CHANDIGARH: During the victorious 2011 World Cup campaign, Indian team’s batting order had a settled look to it. Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag opening with Gautam Gambhir coming at one down. Then Virat Kohli batted at the crucial Number 4 position.
After Sachin’s retirement from ODIs and the subsequent [...]
MUMBAI: There might be intense speculation over Sachin Tendulkar’s imminent retirement, but his one-time India teammate Ravi Shastri feels the champion batsman is not quitting anytime soon and is hopeful that he would play at Lord’s ground next year when the national team visits England.
“He (Tendulkar) will not quit [...]
NEW DELHI: As speculation is rife that Sachin Tendulkar may quit the game after playing his 200th Test, the senior India batsman today said he was in no rush to announce his retirement from international cricket.
“I don’t think at this stage I need to do that,” said Tendulkar when asked [...]
KOLKATA: Sachin Tendulkar will play his 200th Test match at home against the West Indies later this year. BCCI interim secretary Sanjay Patel confirmed on Sunday that the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has agreed to tour India in November during which they are likely to play at [...]
BANGALORE: Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns on Saturday said that Sachin Tendulkar should continue playing Test cricket for another year to groom Virat Kohli as a leader and other youngsters.
“Tendulkar should keep going for another year. I don’t know, but Kohli needs to get more [...]
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 [...]
LONDON: Australia captain Michael Clarke came to the defence of his embattled selectors on Tuesday, saying they weren’t picking a side for a “charity tour” as the tourists looked to salvage a consolation win in the final match of their disappointing Ashes series in England.
Clarke’s men head [...]
BANGALORE: From a cricketer to commentator and from an author to administrator, Sir Richard John Hadlee has donned many hats since his retirement from international cricket in 1990. Hadlee, the only overseas invitee to grace the Karnataka State Cricket Association’s platinum jubilee celebrations on Saturday, spoke about a range of issues…
How does it [...]
LONDON: Australia great Ricky Ponting has urged his compatriots to be patient with the current side as they try to turn around their poor run of results.
Now retired from Test cricket, former Australia captain Ponting was watching as the side slumped to an Ashes series defeat by England, falling [...]
PANAJI: Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid on Sunday said that cricket’s influence in his life was such that the game made him a better person.
“One and half years after my retirement I have realised that cricket has made me a better human. I learnt from successes and failures,” [...]
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