newscricket6 days ago

Rohit Sharma to play in Vijay Hazare Trophy for Mumbai

While being overlooked by selectors for the India-Windies Test series might have got Rohit Sharma miffed, it did bid well for Mumbai, who will now have the world-class opener for the quarterfinal of Vijay Hazare Trophy. The team will be picked on November 10 for their knockout match against Bihar.
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newscricketa month ago

Ajinkya Rahane to lead Mumbai in 2018-19 Vijay Hazare Trophy

Ajinkya Rahane has been named the captain of Mumbai team for the initial four matches of the Vijay Hazare Trophy which is scheduled to be played in Bengaluru. Prior to Rahane, Aditya Tare was the skipper of the Mumbai team, under whom it won the Ranji Trophy in the 2015-16 season.
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newscricket2 months ago

Rahul Dravid's feedback on Prithvi Shaw is all you would want to know, says Ajit Agarkar

Ajit Agarkar has stated that Rahul Dravid’s feedback would be more than enough to take a decision about Prithvi Shaw’s inclusion in the Test side of the senior Indian team. He also feels that just to be around and sharing the dressing room and training with them shall work wonders for Shaw.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ajit Agarkar puts forward Prithvi Shaw's name for senior team

Former Indian All-rounder Ajit Agarkar has mentioned that Prithvi Shaw has impressed everyone with his skills on the field and there's no reason for him not to be considered for the Indian cricket team. Mayank Agarwal and Shaw might be considered by selectors for last Two Tests against England.
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newscricket2 months ago

Dilip Vengsarkar criticises Ajit Agarkar panel for selecting team without watching local matches

Dilip Vengsarkar has lashed out on Ajit Agarkar and other Mumbai selectors, by stating that they have no right to act as selectors if they don't pay heed to the local matches. Referring to the careless gesture of the selectors, Vengsarkar believes the efficient players will be overlooked.
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newscricket4 months ago

Ajit Agarkar the first victim as Mumbai Cricket Association implements Lodha reforms

Ajit Agarkar became the first casualty of the Lodha reforms act as the MCA made Agarkar choose between Chief of Cricket Improvement Committee (CIC) and the chairman of the senior selection committee. As per the Lodha reforms, no one is allowed to head two different posts in the association.
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newscricket4 months ago

Omkar Salvi recommended as the head coach by Mumbai players

Omkar Salvi, who has been the bowling coach of Mumbai senior team for 4 years, has been recommended by Mumbai players as the ideal choice for position of head coach. Mumbai Cricket Association invited top six Mumbai players to discuss future of Mumbai cricket, where players endorsed Salvi as coach.
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newscricket4 months ago

Sameer Dighe steps down from the position of Mumbai coach

After a disappointing Ranji campaign with Mumbai, former India stumper Sameer Dighe has decided to resign from the role of Mumbai’s head coach. About a week ago, Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) had asked all the state coaches and selectors whether they were interested in continuing in their posts.
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newscricket10 months ago

Ajit Agarkar doesn't see Hardik Pandya as a proper third seamer

Ajit Agarkar believes Hardik Pandya still has a long way to go as far as bowling is concerned before being considered as a finished article and as of now, he doesn’t see him playing the role of the third seamer perfectly. He, however, added that Pandya’s batting has improved a lot lately.
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newscricketa year ago

Captaincy is not about being the boss, it's also about controlling your temper, says Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has cited an incident, during the famous Natwest series win, where he lost his temper at Virender Sehwag but controlled his emotions which actually helped India win that game. Ganguly also praised the way Virat Kohli has come out in support of the under scrutiny MS Dhoni.
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