Virat Kohli and Company leave for the West Indies Tour

The 16-member Indian squad led by Virat Kohli left for the West Indies to engage the hosts in a four-match Test series. The team was accompanied by its newly appointed head coach Anil Kumble and other support staff. The squad will open the tour with a two-day practice game against the West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI […]

We just want to be the best we can in the next 12 months: Murali Vijay

India’s Test opener Murali Vijay, in an interaction with the media during the national team’s camp in Bangalore, speaks about Anil Kumble, former team director Ravi Shastri, what lies ahead for the team, Virat Kohli-Kumble combo, and more. Here’s the excerpts: On first practice session with Anil Kumble It has been a couple of good […]

It’s not about Ravi or me, it’s about the Indian team doing well: Anil Kumble

After being appointed as the head coach of Indian Cricket team, Anil Kumble for the first time interacted with the media. The legendary leg spinner in his very first press conference made it clear that Indian cricket is bigger than any individual and it’s about helping the team do well and achieve greater glory. During his […]

“Ravi is miffed with the rejection. It’s a new experience for him” says Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has expressed his views on social media that Anil Kumble “was a better choice” than Ravi Shastri as head coach of Indian cricket team. The former Test batsman and a well-known TV commentator also reacted to Shastri’s disappointment at Sourav Ganguly, who was one of the dominant members of the BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee that […]

Ravi Shastri is Living in a ‘Fool’s Paradise’ : Sourav Ganguly

The controversy over Ravi Shastri’s snub as India head coach has escalated even more with Sourav Ganguly, one of the members of the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s Cricket Advisory Committee, expressing disappointment with his remarks. Shastri, in an interview to India Today on Tuesday, had said that he was disappointed as he […]

Rohit Sharma eager to work with the ‘inspirational’ Anil Kumble

Stylish Indian batsman Rohit Sharma welcomes the appointment of Anil Kumble as the new India head coach. Sharma is absolutely thrilled and eager to work under the coaching of the legendary leg-spinner and has said that the team would greatly benefit from the former leg spinner’s attacking instincts. The 29-year-old batsman also showered praise on Ravi Shastri, who […]

Anil Kumble brush-off having any conflict of interest in becoming India’s coach

India’s newly appointed coach Anil Kumble has dismissed reports of conflict of interest between his new job and his involvement in a sports firm as well as heading the ICC Cricket committee. The legendary leg-spinner, who was named for this high profile post last week, is reportedly involved with a company called Tenvic, which is in […]

VIRAT KOHLI LUCKY TO HAVE ANIL KUMBLE AS COACH SAYS GREG CHAPPELL

  Former India Coach Greg Chappell thinks that the success or failure of Kohli and Kumble will depend on the kind of support they get from the stakeholders of Indian cricket including players.Greg Chappell who had astringent tenure as India’s coach from 2005-2007 said writing for The Hindu that, “Kohli’s robust self-belief” and Kumble’s “indomitable […]

New Zealand Tour of India: Indian players release schedule and pick their venues

India is all set to host the much awaited New Zealand series consisting of 3 Tests and 5 ODIs, starting from 22 September 2016. In a unique way, Indian Players took to social media to announce the schedule and also showed their support for the Indian pitches. Indore is to host its first-ever Test during the three-match Test […]

GANGULY DIDN’T WANT HIM AS INDIA’S HEAD COACH HINTS RAVI SHASTRI

  Former Team India director Ravi Shastri is surely a disappointed man after Kumble was preferred over him as Team India’s head coach. Ravi Shastri was a front runner along with Anil Kumble and former Australian Cricketer Tom Moody to get the post of India’s head coach. As per the reports, Sourav Ganguly was not […]