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BCCI invites applications for new India head coach; Kumble to face the axe?
25.05.17 14:46 as Cricket - 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 20:54 as Cricket - 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 11:55 as Cricket - 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 ...
  


End of an Era: Alastair Cook steps down as England Test captain
06.02.17 19:24 as Cricket - 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 17:28 as General - 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 21:25 as Cricket - 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 12:37 as Cricket - 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 ...
  


Maxwell fined for disrespectful remarks against Matthew Wade
03.12.16 19:19 as Cricket - 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 06:18 as Cricket - 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 12:33 as Cricket - 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 ...
  


Tendulkar would just bat and shop during playing days, reveals Ganguly
30.09.16 22:58 as Cricket -

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 ...
  


After 2007 World Cup,Media made me feel like a murderer, terrorist: Dhoni
17.09.16 14:14 as Cricket - TEAM PT

India’s limited-overs captain MS Dhoni at a promotional event in New York for the upcoming biopic on him – MS Dhoni: The Untold Story – said that after the Indian team came back home from the 2007 World Cup, the media made him feel like ...
  


Indian Cricket team meets Sir Vivian Richards at Antigua ahead of 1st Test against West Indies
19.07.16 14:30 as Cricket - TEAM PT

It turned out to be a memorable evening for Team India in Antigua on Monday evening. As the players were settling in to have a quiet dinner, Antigua's favourite son and West Indian legend Sir Vivian Richards dropped in to meet skipper Virat Kohli and ...
  


After BCCI's criticism, KL Rahul deletes controversial photo from Twitter
18.07.16 15:18 as Cricket - TEAM PT

Team India players, who are touring West Indies, seem to be having a gala time in the Caribbean, but while sharing their images with fans on social media network, batsman KL Rahul crossed the line a bit posting an image with a beer bottle, inviting ...
  


Coach Anil Kumble introduces 'fines for tardiness' rule for Team India
13.07.16 04:20 as Cricket - sports

Barely a month into the job, Team India head coach Anil Kumble has come up with strict rules for the Indian players, especially on the tour of West Indies, as he introduced a fine system for players, who would be arriving late for departure with ...
  


Pink ball revolution should not lead to anarchy
21.06.16 03:00 as Cricket - Pradeep Magazine

The pink ball revolution, which is bound to change the fundamentals of Test cricket, is right upon us. Whenever India takes an initiative or willingly accepts a change mooted somewhere else, the spread of that move accelerates and gains wider acceptance.

The debate here is not ...
  


IPL: No more matches in drought-hit Maharashtra
27.04.16 05:50 as Cricket - KRISHNADAS RAJAGOPAL*

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the Maharshtra Cricket Association’s appeal against the Bombay High Court order to shift IPL matches out of the State post April 30.

According to a report in The Hindu, a Bench headed by Chief Justice T.S. Thakur was initially inclined ...
  


England batsman Taylor forced to retire with deadly heart condition
12.04.16 09:20 as Cricket - Ali Martin*

James Taylor, the Nottinghamshire and England batsman, described his world as having been turned "upside down” following his retirement from all cricket because of a serious heart condition.
 
Taylor, 26, capped 34 times by his country and part of the Test side that won in South ...
  


Board has created a ‘Mutually Beneficial Society'; Supreme Court slams BCCI
05.04.16 06:06 as Cricket - pt team

The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) saying that the board has created a 'mutually beneficial society' and accused it of doing nothing to develop cricket in the country.

The apex court was hearing the recommendations made by ...
  


1999: When Pakistan and India went to war, on and off the field
19.03.16 04:56 as Cricket - AHSAN IFTIKHAR NAGI

It is a widely affirmed notion that sports and politics must not be mixed.

However, when it comes to India and Pakistan, it's hard to pry away one from the other. It is usually all or nothing. Culture, traditions, politics, economics, science and history all come ...
  



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