newscricket6 days ago

Sourav Ganguly reveals how his exclusion by Dilip Vengsarkar effected his retirement

In his upcoming autobiography “A Century Is Not Enough”, Sourav Ganguly has revealed how Dilip Vengsarkar’s decision to exclude him from the Rest of India squad in 2008 had prompted him to think of retirement. He also went on to disclose his chat with Anil Kumble that forced him to continue.
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featurecricket6 days ago

Has Ravi Shastri come close to what Anil Kumble achieved as an Indian coach

And just like that, Virat Kohli smashed the South Africans in the ODI series and led India to an unprecedented 5-1 win in the Proteas own background. Not only did India outmanoeuvre a depleted SA from the pinnacle to achieve the Numero Uno status in the rankings, they did in some style as well.
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newscricket20 days ago

Sourav Ganguly reveals his father wanted him to quit cricket after being dropped

Sourav Ganguly, revealed in his book, A century is not enough, that his father could not see him being dropped consistently from the India team during Greg Chappell’s stint and asked him to retire from international cricket. Ganguly’s new book is expected to be released on February 24 this year.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ravi Shastri has taken the fear of failure out of every player, says Sanjay Bangar

Sanjay Bangar has praised Ravi Shastri’s contribution to Indian cricket claiming that the coach has taken the fear of failure out of the players. The batting coach also revealed that a lot of work goes on behind the scenes by the managemnet that has seen India succeed in the overseas soil of late.
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newscricket2 months ago

Anil Kumble confident of India doing well in South Africa

Anil Kumble was all praise for the Virat Kohli-led Team India and stated that the team would go on to create history in the alien conditions of South Africa. The former India coach has also credited the players and the support staff for the amazing run that India had under his stewardship.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ramachandra Guha believes the Kohli-Kumble dispute is similar to the 1952 Mankad-Nayudu rift

Ramachandra Guha compared the rift between former India coach Anil Kumble and skipper Virat Kohli to what had happened between former all-rounder Vinoo Mankad and chief selector CK Nayudu in 1952. Guha has also claimed that players now enjoy more power than the administrators.
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newscricket3 months ago

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli to discuss players’ salaries with CoA

A team consisting of Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, and Ravi Shastri are scheduled to meet with the CoA and discuss a raise in the annual contracts of the Indian National team. The two parties will also discuss the scheduling problems that have arisen in Indian cricket over the last few years.
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newscricket3 months ago

Anil Kumble picks 2003-04 Australia series as the turning point of his career

During an interaction with Satya Nadella, Anil Kumble has elaborated about his own international career, singling out the 2003-04 Australia tour as the turning point. Kumble also highlighted how his disciplined upbringing got him the "headmaster" tag later in his playing days.
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newscricket4 months ago

Virat Kohli alongside Anil Kumble wasn’t ideal, says Adam Gilchrist

After Rahul Dravid, Australia’s Adam Gilchrist became the next to comment on the Virat Kohli-Anil Kumble fiasco, stating that they weren’t a good fit and it wasn’t an ideal situation. Gilchrist also rated MS Dhoni alongside Steve Waugh as the two perfect captains he has known in cricket.
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newscricket4 months ago

Hoping next 20 years of my life are just as eventful, says Ashish Nehra

Ahead of his final match, Ashish Nehra has talked about his cricket journey, starting in Delhi in the early 1990s, which, 20 years down the line, led to a total of 163 international games. Moreover, he hopes that the next 20 years of his life are as lively as the ones he lived on the cricket field.
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