Sanjay Bangar anticipates grass on Antigua track for the First Test

Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar after sensing the wicket for the first Test at Antigua said that the visiting players were prepared to play on both slow and lively pitches. With just two days left for the match, the wicket at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium took center stage on Tuesday with some fresh grass patches […]

Team India meets Sir Vivian Richards ahead of the First Test at Antigua

The Indian cricket team, post their arrival in Antigua – the venue for the first against the West Indies, met up with legendary batsman Viv Richards. The likes of Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, Stuart Binny and Ajinkya Rahane were all seen having a discussion with the West Indian great, which is sure to inspire […]

MINI IPL HITS ROADBLOCK

  For the first time in a long time, Board of Control for Cricket in India saw itself sidelined by other board members of ICC at the recent annual conference of the game’s governing body in Edinburgh early this month. BCCI president Anurag Thakur proposed the idea of an annual overseas Indian Premier League in September. TOI […]

Andre Russell to start his anti-doping hearing next week: Lawyer

West Indian all-rounder Andre Russell will face a preliminary hearing before an independent anti-doping disciplinary panel next week over a whereabouts rule violation, his lawyer Patrick Foster said on Thursday. The 28-year-old, who helped West Indies win their second ICC World Twenty20 title in India in April, missed three doping tests within a 12-month period. Russell was […]

The duo of ASHWIN-JADEJA Wreak Havoc For the Windies Batsmen

Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin shared three wickets apiece as India dismissed the West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI for a mere 180 on the first day of the second warm-up match at Warner Park, Basseterre, on Thursday. On the other hand, India were 93 for three at stumps with KL Rahul unbeaten on 30 at […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sanjay Bangar appointed as India’s batting coach for the West Indies tour

Former India all-rounder Sanjay Bangar has appointed as India’s batting coach for the upcoming tour of West Indies while Abhay Sharma was appointed as the fielding coach to support Anil Kumble as the head coach. Banger and Abhay Sharma were India’s interim coach in the recently concluded Zimbabwe series, where Team India won the ODI […]