newscricket22 days ago

ICC body decides that ‘Toss’ will remain part of the Test matches

The International Cricket Council, under the leadership of former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble, has ruled that the ‘Toss’ would continue to remain a part of Test cricket in the near future. The ICC further pressed on the importance of ‘code of conduct’ in light of the ball-tampering incident.
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newscricket2 months ago

Mumbai Indians will miss out on the experience of Harbhajan Singh as a spinner, says Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble feels the decision to let Harbhajan Singh depart to CSK will prove to be crucial for the Mumbai-based franchise as they lack a specialist spinner in this edition of the IPL. Kumble added that the responsibility to lead the spinners will rest on the shoulders of all-rounder Krunal Pandya.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sunil Joshi : Anil Kumble’s reference with Bangladesh CEO got me the spin bowling coach job

Sunil Joshi has asserted that Anil Kumble’s reference to the BCB CEO helped him in getting the job of Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach last year. He also added that language is the biggest barrier to any form of coaching and affirmed that the Bangladeshi fans are very emotional about their cricket.
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newscricket4 months 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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featurecricket4 months 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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newscricket5 months 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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newscricket6 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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newscricket6 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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newscricket6 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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newscricket7 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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