Kumble said focus on winning than technical aspects: Binny

BENGALURU: Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny on Saturday said new head coach Anil Kumble by saying that the legendary cricketer is focussing on charting out a roadmap to victory instead of delving in technical aspects of the game. “He (Kumble) has spoken only positive things at this point of time. He has not spoken anything technical, but on […]

ICC okays rule change in LBW calls, defers Test shake up

ICC okays rule change in LBW calls, defers Test shake up

Edinburgh: The ICC has approved change in rules in the LBW decisions of the umpires concerning the controversial Decision Review System, which is expected to benefit the bowlers, while deferring plans for a radical shake-up of international cricket, including on the proposed creation of two divisions in Test and a new one-day league. The global […]

Shastri resigns from ICC post

NEW DEHLI: Former India captain and Team Director Ravi Shastri has resigned from his post as media representative in ICC’s prestigious Cricket Committee. Incidentally, the chairman of ICC Cricket Committee is current Team India coach Anil Kumble, who pipped Shastri to the job after getting nod from high profile Cricket Advisory Committee. “I have already […]

Cap in U19 WC outings will help in curbing age-fudging: Dravid

Cap in U19 WC outings will help in curbing age-fudging: Dravid

NEW DELHI: India U-19 coach Rahul Dravid strongly believes that the recent decision by the BCCI working committee to put a cap on players getting only one shot at Colts World Cup will prevent age fudging by players.  Ravindra Jadeja (’06 & ’08), Vijay Zol (’12 and ’14), Sandeep Sharma (’10 and ’12), Sarfaraz Khan […]

Anil Kumble will bring back hunger in Team India: Harbhajan

Anil Kumble will bring back hunger in Team India: Harbhajan

New Delhi: Very few have the insight about Anil Kumble, the champion player, like his long time bowling partner Harbhajan Singh, who feels that Test captain Virat Kohli will find the most ideal “friend, philosopher and guide” as the duo aim to take Indian cricket to next level. “With no disrespect to anyone, Anil Kumble […]

Salgaocar FC, Sporting Clube de Goa withdraw from I-league

New Delhi: Salgaocar FC and Sporting Clube de Goa, two of Indian football’s traditional outfits, on Friday decided to ‘withdraw’ from the forthcoming season of I-League over the AIFF’s decision to restructure the domestic league system. The decision was made public in a joint statement issued by the two Goa-based clubs. The AIFF, which on […]

Secretary, Sports council review developmental works

Srinagar: Secretary, J&K State Sports Council, Jawaid Ahmad Shah, on Thursday visited Gindun Sports Centre, Radapora stadium and Gani Memorial stadium,Srinagar and review the progress and maintenance works of both the stadiums. During his visit the Secretary, Sports Council directed the engineering wing to ensure that the levelling of the ground and turf of field […]