The three-member CAC featuring former India cricketers Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy had sent a letter to COA requesting participation in process to select the support coach after picking Ravi Shastri as head coach on Friday (August 16).
Australia's Steve Smith returned to make 92 after a sickening blow to the neck before England captain Joe Root fell for the first golden duck of his Test career as Pat Cummins took two wickets in two balls on a dramatic fourth day of the second Ashes clash at Lord's.
While the Smith injury has caused a debate about the Stem Guards becoming mandatory, Ponting says enforcing a decision like that would be difficult given the importance of player comfort when facing express fast bowling."
Test specialists Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane along with a well-rested Jasprit Bumrah will be aiming for some quality game time when India take on West Indies Cricket Board XI in a three-day warm-up game starting on Saturday (August 17) ahead of two-match series.
Former India captain M.S. Dhoni has completed his two-week stint with the Territorial Army in Jammu and Kashmir. A picture of him playing cricket with kids in a basketball court on a cemented pitch has been going viral on social media.
Wicket-keeper Heinrich Klaasen has been called up for the three Test series between India and South Africa, Cricket South Africa announced on Saturday. Klaasen replaces youngster Rudi Second, who suffered a finger injury during practice with South Africa A.
West Indies Test match regulars Darren Bravo and John Campbell have been included in a 14-member West Indies ‘A' squad for the three-day tour match against India, starting on Saturday (August 17) at the Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua.
Steve Smith was forced to retire in the second Ashes Test after suffering a nasty blow on the neck off the bowling of Jofra Archer. However, the former captain returned to the crease after Peter Siddle’s dismissal.
The old cricketing adage - “A captain is as good as his team” can be modified in contemporary times to “A captain is as good as his team and coach”. Advancing technology, a rigorous schedule across three formats and higher demands of training and fitness have redefined the role of a coach in cricket.
The support staff of Sanjay Bangar (batting coach), Bharat Arun (bowling coach), R. Sridhar (fielding coach) and administrative manager Sunil Subramanium are on a 45-day contract extension and automatic entrants into the selection process.
Lanky Bengal speedster Ishan Porel got three wickets including the prized scalp of his former India U-19 teammate Shubman Gill as India 'Green' reduced the 'Blue' team to 112 for 6 in a rain-affected opening day of the Duleep Trophy here on Saturday.
Indian head coach Ravi Shastri, who begins his second stint as the head coach and a fourth association with Team India (after a couple as Team Director), wants to leave a lasting legacy in the next 26 months after his term was extended up to the T20 World Cup in 2021.
Chandrasekhar was 57, and said to have suffered losses in his cricket-related businesses. He owned a team VB Kanchi Veerans in the Tamil Nadu Premier League and also ran a the VB Cricket Academy in Chennai
The BCCI will announce new head coach of men's Indian senior team at around 7pm on Friday (August 16) evening in Mumbai. The press conference will be attended by the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) featuring former India cricketers Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy.
He managed to register the same score (194) which Saeed Anwar did against India at Chennai in 1997. However, the Zimbabwean edged above the Pakistan great courtesy of remaining unbeaten in his innings against Bangladesh
World Cup-winning England fast bowler Jofra Archer then marked his Test debut with an electrifying opening spell but the only wicket Australia lost before stumps was when David Warner was bowled by Stuart Broad.
Chris Gayle did it again. He did not retire, again. Although he disappointed the speculators who had widely published his retirement copies, he certainly did not disappoint with his performance with the bat - a signature Chris Gayle innings – a destructive 72 in just 41 deliveries including 8 fours and 5 sixes in the third and final ODI against India at Port of Spain.
Remember the broad shouldered Romanian, who’s awkward bowling action made him a cult hero and whose efforts in popularising cricket in his country, purely because he loved the game, earned him a lot of respect?
Australian opener David Warner’s struggles against Stuart Broad continued in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s, when the Englishman paceman bowled Warner through the gate, his third dismissal to the same bowler in three innings so far