Rahul Dravid has no conflict of interest case:Committee of Administrators

New Delhi: The Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Tuesday cleared Rahul Dravid’s appointment as Head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA), ruling that there is “no conflict of interest” case against the former India captain. Lt General Ravi Thogde, the new member of the CoA, said the ball is now in BCCI Ombudsman-cum-ethics […]

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Cricket Advisory Committee gets green light, coach selection by mid-August: Committee of Administrators

New Delhi: The Kapil Dev-led Cricket Advisory Committee was on Monday cleared of any conflict of interest by the Committee of Administrators (COA), paving the way for the panel to appoint India’s next men’s coach by mid-August. Besides the country’s first World Cup-wining skipper Dev, the newly-appointed Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprises Anshuman Gaekwad and […]

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Off-Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin says Zimbabwe Cricket suspension ‘heartbreaking’

New Delhi: The suspension of Zimbabwe Cricket has affected players not only in their country but it has also found an echo in cricket powerhouse India, with off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin Friday labelling the development “heartbreaking”. The ICC Thursday suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect in violation of the global body’s constitution which doesn’t allow any […]

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Sachin Tendulkar, Donald inducted into International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame

New Delhi: Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar has been inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame alongside South African pace legend Allan Donald. Joining Tendulkar and Donald in the Hall of Fame was two-time World Cup-winning Australian woman cricketer Cathryn Fitzpatrick. “It is an honour to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall […]

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World Cup final was a bit unfair on New Zealand: India’s Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara

New Delhi: India’s Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara Monday said it was a “bit unfair” on New Zealand to finish second best after England were adjudged the World Cup winners on boundary count following an edge-of-the-seat final at Lord’s. England had 22 fours and two sixes to New Zealand’s 16 boundaries, tying the match and the […]

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Young opener Prithvi Shaw, Sarfaraz to attend Mumbai’s off-seasoncamp

New Delhi: Young opener Prithvi Shaw is among the 36 players announced by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for the off-season camp for the upcoming domestic season. An injury had ruled Shaw (19), who has already made his Test debut, out of India A’s ongoing tour to the West Indies. The camp is to commence […]

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Proud of Australia’s rise, but semifinal was our worst performance in WC: Captain Aaron Finch

New Delhi: Captain Aaron Finch was incredibly proud of his side’s progress in the last 12 months, but admitted that the eight-wicket thrashing against England in the second semifinal was Australia’s worst performance in the ongoing World Cup. Five-time champions Australia failed to defend its title after losing by eight wickets against hosts England in […]

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Was lucky to get a direct hit from the outfield: New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill on Mahendra Singh Dhoni run out

New Delhi: It was called a game-changing moment of brilliance but New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill says his direct hit that ran out M S Dhoni in the World Cup semifinal against India was more a case of luck doing its bit for him. With that run out in the 49th over, India’s hopes ended […]

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja absorbed pressure nicely; anything could have happened: New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult

New Delhi: New Zealand pace spearhead Trent Boult said Ravindra Jadeja and Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s partnership had his team concerned during the semifinal clash here as the two absorbed the pressure nicely to keep India in the hunt. New Zealand reached their second successive World Cup final by defeating India by 18-runs at the Old […]

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Yuvraj Singh rues not settling with any IPL team

New Delhi: He played a pivotal role in India’s two World Cup triumphs but Yuvraj Singh rued that he could never settle with any particular team in the Indian Premier League despite being among the most sought after for the better part of his career. The swashbuckling allrounder, who retired after a glittering career last […]

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