No need of a coach if Kohli thinks he is the boss: Prasanna

No need of a coach if Kohli thinks he is the boss: Prasanna

Kolkata: Former India off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna today took a dig at Virat Kohli and said if the current skipper feels he is the “boss” of the Indian cricket then the team can do without a coach. Prasanna sounded cynical in his response when asked about the rift between Kohli and Anil Kumble, who quit as […]

Kohli opens up, says will never reveal dressing-room details

Kohli opens up, says will never reveal dressing-room details

Port of Spain: Opening up for the first time, Virat Kohli today said that he will never reveal dressing-room details, in an apparent reference to the now retired coach Anil Kumbles statement that their partnership had become “untenable”. Kumble stepped down a couple of days back due to differences with the India captain. Kohli said […]

Kumble-Kohli communication had stopped six months ago

Kumble-Kohli communication had stopped six months ago

New Delhi: The BCCI top brass had an inkling that all was not well but they were taken aback when they came to know that captain Virat Kohli and chief coach Anil Kumble were not in talking terms for the “last six months”. Another important thing that has come out in the open was that […]

Kumble quits as India coach

Kumble quits as India coach

New Delhi: Anil Kumble has reportedly stepped down as India’s chief cricket coach amid speculation of a rift with captain Virat Kohli. Although, none of the BCCI top officials, who are in London for the ICC Annual Conference, were available for confirmation but it is being widely reported that Kumble has submitted his resignation. Kumble’s […]

Sarfraz, Imad: Pakistanis to win an ICC final vs India

Sarfraz, Imad: Pakistanis to win an ICC final vs India

London: This is an interesting cricketing trivia involving Sarfraz Ahmed and Imad Wasim that will keep the Pakistani fans interested in the ICC Champions Trophy final against India here today. Despite Pakistan’s dismal record against India across ICC tournaments where the record is a whopping 13-2 in favour of ‘Men In Blue’, the current Pakistan […]

Afridi requests India to soften stance on bilateral cricket

Afridi requests India to soften stance on bilateral cricket

London: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has pleaded with the Indian government to “soften” its stance on resumption of bilateral cricket ties between the two countries as he feels it can reduce tensions. “I really hope that we see resumption of bilateral cricket between the two countries and would request the Indian cricket board and […]

Amit Shah rules out resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties

Amit Shah rules out resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral cricket ties

Mumbai: Ruling out resumption of bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan anytime soon, BJP president Amit Shah today said the two countries would continue to play against each other in international tournaments. “India and Pakistan will continue to play at international tournaments but neither India plays in Pakistan nor Pakistan plays in India,” Shah, […]

Confident India face tricky Bangladesh test in semi-final

Confident India face tricky Bangladesh test in semi-final

BIRMINGHAM: Professionalism will be pitted against passion when defending champions India square off with Bangladesh in the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy, here today. On paper, India are overwhelming favourites against the next door neighbours but in a game of glorious uncertainties, it will be foolhardy to count Bangladesh out of equation. Especially […]

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