newscricket2 days ago

India vs Windies | Virat Kohli needs to be more consistent with his selections, asserts Sourav Ganguly

Citing the example of Shreyas Iyer’s performance in the recently concluded ODI series, Sourav Ganguly has urged Virat Kohli to be more consistent in his selections to see the best out of his players. Ganguly also backed the rehiring of R Sridhar, who pipped Jonty Rhodes to the fielding coach job.
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newscricket2 days ago

Ravi Shastri is the right choice but he needs to justify it, believes Sourav Ganguly

While asserting that Ravi Shastri was the right man for the India head coach job, Sourav Ganguly added that the coach needs to justify it with some silverware. The former skipper also went on to say that the team, which is filled with stars, needs to figure out a way to win knockout games.
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newscricket4 days ago

Anil Kumble perfect candidate for chairman of selectors post, claims Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has tipped Anil Kumble to be the perfect person to fill in the vacant post as chairman of selectors. The former India opener also revealed that he had no intention of applying for the position of head coach of the Indian team after missing out on the post to Ravi Shastri in 2017.
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newscricket5 days ago

Reports | Mike Hesson turns down Pakistan coach job

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, who had applied for the role of the India head coach, has reportedly turned down the offer to coach team Pakistan. It is also understood that Hesson turned down the role to coach Bangladesh, after which they appointed South African Russell Domingo.
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newscricket5 days ago

Mark Ramprakash and Jonathan Trott among the big names in race for India's batting coach

Former English cricketers, Mark Ramprakash and Jonathan Trott are some of the high profile names among the numerous candidates, who have applied for the role of India's batting coach. The BCCI will conduct several interviews to appoint support staff for head coach Ravi Shastri this week.
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newscricket6 days 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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featurecricket7 days ago

Russell Domingo, Mike Hesson and sub-continent cricket boards' changing priorities

Ravi Shastri was re-appointed as the India coach as he pipped Mike Hesson to the post after the Cricket Advisory Committee decided to hand the Mumbaikar another roundabout. Just a day later, Russell Domingo found himself in a better position after being handed the Bangladesh head-coach role.
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newscricket8 days ago

World Cup exit was the biggest disappointment in the last two years, states Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri, who two days ago was re-appointed as the head coach of the Indian men's cricket team, has pointed to the World Cup exit as his biggest disappointment since taking over as coach. He also emphasized that Team India will prioritize the Test Championships over everything else.
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newscricket8 days ago

With youth coming around, we can be sure of exciting times in the near future, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri has stated that he is more excited about his upcoming tenure because of the number of young players making their way into the Indian team with the sheer force of their talents. Shastri has also added that the team would be striving to improve on all fronts and learn from mistakes.
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newscricket9 days ago

CAC should have say in support staff appointments, insists Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev, who heads the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee, has insisted that his panel, including Anshuman Gaekwad and Shanta Rangaswamy, should be involved in the selection of the support staff as well. The panel decided to reappoint Ravi Shastri as India head coach on Friday.
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