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MCA secretaries manipulated with Mumbai XI in SMAT 2020/21, alleges Lalchand Rajput

Lalchand Rajput, the former head of the Cricket Improvement Committee (CIC) of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), has claimed that MCA secretaries interfered in selection of Mumbai XI in SMAT 2020/21. Rajput has asserted that the secretaries ‘forced’ selectors to pick certain players in the XI.
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newscricket8 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar's name is used unnecessarily to put pressure, asserts Lalchand Rajput

Chairman of the CIC, Lalchand Rajput has warned members of the Mumbai Cricket Association to not throw around the name of Sachin Tendulkar unnecessarily to get the work done. He explained that there is no confusion between the CEO and secretary and the convenor will only convene the meeting. 
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newscricket9 months ago

Will look to instil accountability in Mumbai Cricket Association, vows Lalchand Rajput

Lalchand Rajput has vowed to instil much-need ‘accountability’ in the Mumbai Cricket Association, with it being the first step to taking MCA back to the top. He also admitted that his committee would work closely with him to appoint the right person for the right job to help Mumbai cricket.
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newscricket10 months ago

Reports | Lalchand Rajput, Sameer Dighe, Raju Kulkarni shortlisted for MCA CIC

Mumbai Cricket Association Apex Council have shortlisted former India internationals Lalchand Rajput, Sameer Dighe, and Raju Kulkarni for the Cricket Improvement Committee. The CIC will be responsible for cricket-related appointments including the coach and selectors of all the cricket teams.
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newscricketa year ago

AFG vs WI | True that venue is adopted, but we know conditions well, affirms Lalchand Rajput

Afghanistan’s head coach Lalchand Rajput is confident in his team succeeding against the West Indies despite playing on an adopted venue as they know the conditions well. After the T20I and ODI series, the two teams will meet for a lone Test match at the Ekana International Stadium in Lucknow.
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newscricket2 years ago

Zimbabwe players are naturally disappointed after India tour cancellation, says Lalchand Rajput

Lalchand Rajput has stated that Zimbabwe players were looking forward to the India tour and BCCI cancelling it beforehand has naturally disappointed many of them. Rajput has further stated that playing against the best team in the world would have helped their players immensely.
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newscricket2 years ago

Shift in focus does not mean we will make wholesale changes to Zimbabwe squad, says coach Lalchand Rajput

Zimbabwe coach Lalchand Rajput has said that a shift in focus does not mean they will make wholesale changes, as they still need the experience to combine youth. Meanwhile, all-rounder, Sikandar Raza has been left out of the T20 squad for the tri-series in Bangladesh due to disciplinary issues.
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newscricket2 years ago

Selection of support staff for Team India begins, Ravi Shastri insists on retaining Bharat Arun, R Sridhar

After the CAC panel confirmed Ravi Shastri’s reappointment as India head coach for the next two years, the BCCI selection committee has turned its attention to picking his assistants. It is understood that Shastri has stressed on retaining the bowling and fielding coaches respectively.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | India’s new head coach to be announced on August 16

The announcement for Team India’s new head coach will be made by the CAC panel on a day after Independence Day on August 16. Six candidates, including incumbent Ravi Shastri, were confirmed to be on the short-list for the high-profile post of the Indian cricket team's head coach on Monday.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | Six candidates, including Ravi Shastri, in contention for India head coach job

Six candidates, including incumbent Ravi Shastri, were short-listed for the high-profile post of the Indian cricket team's head coach on Monday. Each of the candidates will give a presentation to Kapil Dev-led CAC panel, before a final decision will be arrived at by in a week’s time.
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