newscricket2 days ago

CoA awaiting Supreme Court ruling on former players who serve as commentators

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) have asked the Supreme Court to make a final decision on the issue involving former India cricketers who now serve as commercial commentators. Earlier, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman were found to be in conflict of interest by BCCI ombudsman Justice Jain.
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newscricket8 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Decision to send in MS Dhoni at number seven was baffling, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar went on a rant after India’s semi final loss against New Zealand, demanding reasons for not sending Dhoni in at five or six. Gavaskar, alongside other former cricketers, said they were ‘baffled’ by the decision to send in Dhoni with India 71 for five, and nearly out of the game.
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newscricket9 days ago

Legends react as New Zealand edge past India in World Cup semi-finals

Big upset for Indian cricket fans as Team India crashed out of the World Cup after losing by 18 runs to New Zealand. A half-century by Ravindra Jadeja was not enough to recover from top order collapse. The entire cricket fraternity was in shock with this unexpected result and reacted on the same.
Soumil Khare
newscricket10 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | We had too many gentlemen in team back then, says Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly mentioned that the team, he captained, had too many gentlemen, referring to Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, and Sachin Tendulkar, when it came to the mental battles on-field while playing Australia. The conversation took place yesterday when the semifinal was interrupted by rain.
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newscricket12 days ago

Legends react as former India captain Sourav Ganguly turns 47

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly turned 47 today and wishes poured in from all around the world. The entire cricketing fraternity wished him on Twitter and those who played under his leadership shared the impact he had on their careers and shared their most cherished moments on Dada's birthday.
Soumil Khare
newscricket13 days ago

CoA to approach Apex Court on VVS Laxman, Sourav Ganguly's conflict of interest issue

After failing to find an amicable solution to the VVS Laxman-Sourav Ganguly issue by the Ombudsman, CoA will now move the Supreme Court to gain more clarity on the issue. The duo are currently performing various official duties within the Indian setup and have been listed for conflict of interest.
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newscricket19 days ago

Legends and pundits react to India's loss against England

It was a crucial match not just for England, but also for Bangaldesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka as their qualification for the semifinals depended on this result. But to all of Asia's agony, India lost to England by 31 runs. This is how the cricketing fraternity reacted to India's loss.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket20 days ago

Sachin Tendulkar given clean chit by BCCI ethics officer in conflict of interest issue

BCCI Ethics Officer DK Jain has given clean chit to Sachin Tendulkar in conflict of interest issue but added that VVS Laxman’s conflict is in the tractable category. Earlier, Tendulkar refused to be part of the Cricket Advisory Committee unless he is provided with agreeable 'terms of reference'.
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newscricket20 days ago

Legends and Pundits react to Pakistan's nail-biting win against Afghanistan

As many people have said in the past, yesterday's match was Pakistan vs Pakistan. Afghanistan gave a good fight till the end, thanks to the spinners, but all the hard work was undone by Gulbadin Naib's over where Pakistan scored 18 runs which resulted in Pakistan winning the match.
Srijith Gopal
newscricket21 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | India lucky to have MS Dhoni in dressing room, says VVS Laxman

VVS Laxman has stated that MS Dhoni’s presence in the Indian dressing room is bound to boost the team morale thanks to the latter’s incredible experience. The former Indian batsman has also added that Virat Kohli’s captaincy has been proactive but he has not given his 100% with the bat so far.
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