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Ravi gets his wish: Bharat Arun back as India's bowling coach, Sanjay Bangar as assistant coach
18.07.17 - TEAM PT

Virtually snubbing the CAC selection of Rahul Dravid and Zaheer Khan as overseas consultants, newly-appointed head coach of the Indian cricket team Ravi Shastri on Tuesday had his way when the BCCI announced the return of Bharat Arun as bowling coach.
 
Arun will join the Indian ...
  


Irfan Pathan trolled for posting 'un-Islamic' selfie with wife
18.07.17 - TEAM PT

In another case of a cricketer being targeted on social media, all-rounder Irfan Pathan was trolled for posting a selfie with wife Safa Baig. The 32-year-old posted a photograph on Instagram as well as official Facebook page with a message that read, "This girl is trouble ...
  


SC issues notice to N Srinivasan, Shah for participating in the BCCI meet
14.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to former BCCI boss N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah, asking how the two could be representatives of state cricket bodies if they have been disqualified as the top cricketing body’s office-bearers.
 
This comes after the SC appointed Committee ...
  


Suspense ends, Ravi Shastri appointed as Team India's coach till 2019 World Cup
11.07.17 - TEAM PT

The drama surrounding the selection of the head coach of the Indian cricket team finally came to an end almost two months after it began, with cricketer-turned-commentator Ravi Shastri bagging the job on Tuesday according to reports in media.
 
This comes one day after the CAC ...
  


BCCI invites applications for new India head coach; Kumble to face the axe?
Kumble Out
25.05.17 - TEAM PT

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced Thursday that it will begin the process for new applicants for the position of head coach of the Indians men's cricket team, with Anil Kumble a direct entrant into the process by virtue of being ...
  


India's Jhulan Goswami makes history, becomes highest ODI wicket-taker in women's cricket
09.05.17 - team pt

Former Indian women's cricket captain Jhulan Goswami has become the leading wicket-taker in Women's One-Day Internationals going past Australian Cathryn Fitzpatrick record of 180 wickets on Tuesday.
 
Goswami came into the game just two wickets short of former Australian pacer Cathryn Fitzpatrick’s record [180] and the ...
  


Gautam Gambhir to bear education expenses of slain CRPF soldiers' children
28.04.17 - team pt

Gautam Gambhir once again has proved that his heroics are not only limited to the field but extend beyond it as well. He has announced he will bear the educational expenses of the children of 25 CRPF personnel killed in an attack by Naxals in ...
  


Punjab Fencing Association Felicitates Brahm Mohindra
22.04.17 - TEAM PT

Punjab Government will extend full support and encouragement to sportsperson of the state as Sports play an important role to build a sense of discipline and motivate youth to achieve higher goals in life, said Brahm Mohindra, Minister, Health & Family Welfare, Punjab.
 
Punjab Fencing Association ...
  


BCCI signs   record deal for Indian team jersey worth Rs 1079 crore
07.03.17 - TEAM PT

Irrespective of the administration tangles that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finds itself as far as the implementation of the Lodha Committee report is concerned, the world’s richest cricket board only got richer on Tuesday.
 
BCCI) has on Tuesday (March 7 named ...
  


End of an Era: Alastair Cook steps down as England Test captain
06.02.17 - TEAM PT

England’s most prolific Test batsman Alastair Cook with 11,057 runs in 140 Tests,  has stepped down as England's Test captain after 59 matches in charge. The 32-year-old had taken over from Andrew Strauss and since became England's most successful captain in the traditional format.
 
According the ...
  


India v England: Yuvraj Singh back in the Squad; Virat Kohli now captain in all formats
06.01.17 - TEAM PT

Experienced left-handed batsmen Yuvraj Singh and Shikhar Dhawan have been named in a 15-man India squad for the upcoming three-match One-Day International series against England. The five-member senior selection panel, headed by MSK Prasad, also officially announced Virat Kohli as captain of the ODI and ...
  


End of an era: MS Dhoni steps down as India's ODI and T20 captain
04.01.17 - TEAM PT

 Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday shocked the cricket world with a sudden and abrupt announcement of his stepping down as the Indian limited overs' captain. There has been speculations about how long MS Dhoni will continue as the captain of the limited over squads in ...
  


Anurag Thakur sacked by Supreme Court as BCCI president
01.01.17 - TEAM PT

The Board of Control for Cricket president Anurag Thakur and its secretary Ajay Shirke have been sacked by the Supreme Court today. For failing to implement the reforms suggested by the Lodha panel, the BCCI will now have an observer, who will be appointed on ...
  


Rio Olympic star Dipa Karmarkar returns BMW presented by Sachin Tendulkar
30.12.16 - TEAM PT

 India's lone gymnast Dipa Karmarkar, who finished fourth at the 2016 Rio Olympics, has returned the BMW handed over to her by cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar. The luxurious car was presented to the 22-year-old for her incredible performance at the Olympics, despite not winning a ...
  


Maxwell fined for disrespectful remarks against Matthew Wade
03.12.16 - TEAM PT

Maxwell on Saturday was fined an undisclosed sum by the Australian team leadership for his dig at Victorian captain and national one-day teammate Matthew Wade.

Australian skipper Steve Smith confirmed the explosive allrounder had been reprimanded after this week describing as "painful" being forced to bat ...
  


Sack BCCI officials not fulfilling criteria: Lodha panel to SC
21.11.16 - TEAM PT

In a fresh blow to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha committee on Monday recommended that certain officials who do not fulfil the criteria laid out by it, should be removed from their post. The panel, in its report, ...
  


Team culture under Michael Clarke was toxic: Mitchell Johnson
28.10.16 - TEAM PT

 Retired pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson has slammed the Australian team culture under former captain Michael Clarke and coach Mickey Arthur as fractured and "toxic", saying the dynamics changed when Ricky Ponting retired.
 
Johnson enjoyed his best spell of his career under Clarke, masterminding the 5-0 Ashes ...
  


Lodha Committee slams BCCI; tells banks to halt two BCCI disbursements
03.10.16 - TEAM PT

The Justice Lodha Committee has yet again lashed out at Board of Control (BCCI) for Cricket in India's decision to disburse large funds to the various member associations, taken during its Special General Meeting held on October 1.

"It has come to the notice of this ...
  


Tendulkar would just bat and shop during playing days, reveals Ganguly
30.09.16 -

Sachin Tendulkar wardrobe secrets, Navjot Singh Sidhu and Ajay Jadeja's unorganised off field habits were some of the anecdotes shared by the former India cricketers in a talk show at the Eden Gardens on Friday.

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly revealed that batting maestro Tendulkar would ...
  


Patiala girl wins bronze in Thailand
22.09.16 - TEAM PT

Sports is a field that requires constant hard work, lots of dedication and discipline to become a champion in it. Ena Arora, 18, is a young talented sportsgirl from NSNIS (Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports), Patiala, who understood this fact much early in her ...
  



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