newscricketa day ago

Rahul Dravid asked us to concentrate on mental side of game in England, reveals Prithvi Shaw

New Indian prodigy Prithvi Shaw has stated that former Indian captain and current India A coach, Rahul Dravid has asked the team to focus more on developing the mental side of their game in England. India A has already claimed a victory against ECB XI in a warm-up match ahead of the series.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket11 days ago

India's Under-19 selection policy for Sri Lanka deviates from Rahul Dravid’s policy

The India Under-19 team picked for the tour of Sri Lanka has deviated from Rahul Dravid’s policy, which stated that players who have played one U-19 World Cup should not be considered. Both Aryan Juyal and Anuj Rawat, who were part of the U-19 World Cup earlier, have been picked in the squad.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket12 days ago

Arjun Tendulkar faces compliment and criticism from Twitter after U-19 selection

Arjun Tendulkar’s selection in the Rahul Dravid coached U-19 team was welcomed in the social media with both criticism and adulation. While the cricket legend’s son faced allegations of nepotism, there were others who came to Arjun’s defence pointing towards his brilliant domestic form.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket12 days ago

Arjun Tendulkar has worked very hard to get here, says coach Atul Gaikwad

Arjun Tendulkar's coach Atul Gaikwad has defended him amidst the constant allegation of nepotism going around, following his selection in India's U-19 squad that will travel to Sri Lanka under the Rahul Dravid's guidance. The left-arm pacer is known to regularly clock in excess of 135 kmph.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket13 days ago

Ravi Shastri and Rahul Dravid caught in BCCI-CoA crossfire

Rahul Dravid and Ravi Shastri have both been caught in the ongoing feud between the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) and the BCCI. After the CoA allowed the duo to be enrolled as ‘BCCI commentators', BCCI officials ruled against the move citing ‘conflict of interest’.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket21 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

BCCI officials oppose CoA’s decision to nominate Rahul Dravid for Dronacharya award

Rahul Dravid’s nomination for the Dronacharya award by Committee of Administrators has not been liked by the BCCI officials and they are against it. Officials feel that Dravid, who has coached India A and Under-19 teams for almost 3 years now, has not done enough as a coach to deserve this award.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 months ago

BCCI recommends Virat Kohli’s name for Khel Ratna Award

BCCI has recommended Virat Kohli’s name for country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award on Thursday (April 26). Alongside Kohli, BCCI has also recommended Sunil Gavaskar, Rahul Dravid, Shikhar Dhawan, and Smriti Mandhana’s name in different categories.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2018 | Ricky Ponting is total opposite of Rahul Dravid as a coach, says Shreyas Iyer

Delhi Daredevil batsman Shreyas Iyer opens up about the differences in behavior between former coach Rahul Dravid and present coach and former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting. Iyer believes that new skipper Gautam Gambhir will bring in the much-needed leadership experience the side lacked earlier.
SportsCafe Desk
featurecricket3 months ago

Will Virat Kohli's pre-season county stint be enough for India's success in England

While Twitter wasted no time in hailing Virat Kohli’s decision to play county for Surrey ahead of India’s tour of England series for self-improvement, one would still remain highly skeptical as to how far would these county stints actually help India rectify their dismal record on the English turf.
Subhayan Dutta