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|IPL Governing Council to have Chirayu Amin as interim chairman
The meeting of the Governing Council ended today at the BCCI office in Mumbai and a decision was taken to appoint Chirayu Amin as the new chairman
of the interim Governing Council. This interim committee will meet again in
a time span of around one month to decide on the course of action for
|Buchanan creates controversy by taking on Indian cricketers
John Buchanan has created a big controversy by naming some of the great Indian
cricketers in his book, "The Future of Cricket: The Rise of Twenty20"
as misfits for Twenty20 cricket. He said that Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman are not suited to play this s
|BCCI technical committee recommends change in domestic cricket rules
The technical committee of the BCCI - that also comprises of Sourav Ganguly
- has advised the BCCI to not have foreign players for the domestic season and
to restrict the number of players from regions other than the team itself, to
be at maximum of three.
The technical committee has also sa
|Cricketers need to consider India cap more important than IPL
Former Indian great, Sunil Gavaskar has exhorted the Indian youngsters
to place more importance to the Indian cap than the lucrative tournaments like
the Indian Premier League. Gavaskar has not been the only known face to have spoken
about this issue, with former cricketers like Gary Kirstein
|Pakistan cricket association nominates Majid Jahangir Khan for Cricket Committee Chairmanship
Pakistan cricket authorities have nominated their former Test captain and Board
Chief Executive Majid Jahangir Khan to head the influential International
Cricket Council's Cricket Committee after the resignation of Sunil Gavaskar
Gavaskar stepped down as the chairman of the Commit
|Sunil Gavaskar resigns as Indian Cricket Committee Chairman
Sunil Gavaskar's controversial chairmanship of ICC's Cricket Committee came to
a sudden end today when he announced his resignation from the post, weeks after
he was asked to choose between his media commitments and his role with the games's
world governing body.
The former India captain co
|Gary Kirsten front runner for taking over as Indian cricket coach
The race for the Indian cricket coach continues to throw up surprises with former
South African batsman Gary Kirsten today emerging as a front-runner for
the high-profile job.
The former South African opener was interviewed in the capital by the Coach Selection
Committee -- comprising forme
|Cricket Board not to look beyond list of applicants for new cricket coach job
The Cricket Board today made it clear that it would not look beyond the list of
applications when the new Team India coach is picked to accompany the side
before it leaves for Australia.
BCCI Secretary Niranjan Shah said today that the Board had received
20-22 applications and the coach sel
|Kapil Dev says former BCCI President I S Bindra is a frustrated man
Coming down heavily on I S Bindra for accusing him of chasing money through the
Indian Cricket League (ICL), Kapil Dev said the former BCCI President
was a "frustrated man talking loud".
"If someone wants to take out personal vendetta, he can talk whatever crap
he wants. Bin
|An Australian can be a good cricket coach for India said Ricky Ponting
Australian captain Ricky Ponting today said he saw no reason why an Australian
coach could not do a good job in India when quite a few of them were doing
well with teams around the world.
"I think Tom Moody has done some terrific job in Sri Lanka
leading them to the World Cup final an
|Indian Crcket board gives no reason for ruling out Dav Whatmore
Refusing to specify any reason for omitting Australian Dav Whatmore from
contention for Team India coach's post, the Cricket Board today
said it was a collective decision taken by the Search Committee.
Asked why Whatmore was ruled out for the post, BCCI Secretary Niranjan Shah
|Indian Cricket Board to name new coach today
The decision to appoint a new coach of the Indian cricket team is likely
to be announced after two days at Bangalore, where BCCI selection committee
meeting is being held, the Board secretary Niranjan Shah said.
"The selection committee meeting is being held at Bangalore
on June 4 an
|Additional ODIs is a threat to fitness of cricket players
The ICC Cricket Committee has expressed deep concern at the crammed international
calendar, saying "the addition of many ODIs" to the Future Tour
Programme was bound to have a "severe impact" on the standard of the
game and the players' fitness.
"The committee expr
|Indian Cricket Board Technical Committee to meet on June 4
The Technical Committee of the Cricket Board, headed by Sunil Gavaskar,
is to meet on June four at Bangalore, the BCCI said today.
"The Technical Committee is to meet at Bangalore on June four. It will discuss
the suggestions put forth by captains and managers of last year's Ranji Trophy
|BCCI should consult players before appointing cricket coach Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar wants the BCCI to consider the players' views while appointing
the new coach for the Indian cricket team.
Speaking to newspersons after scoring his 36th ton in the first Test against Bangladesh,
Tendulkar said he was not aware of the BCCI's seven-member coach selection panel
|Former players back Mohinder Amarnath as next coach
Even as the Indian cricket board continues its search for Team India's
new coach, a section of former cricketers want the board to consider Mohinder Amarnath's name for the job, media sources said.
According to the sources, the BCCI has constituted a
seven-member panel headed by Board chie
|New cricket coach, manager to be appointed for two years: BCCI
The Indian cricket team's new manager and coach would be appointed for a tenure of
two years, the Cricket Board disclosed on Tuesday.
A day after constituting a seven-member panel to pick Greg Chappell's successor, the BCCI said it was yet to zero in on possible
candidates for the job but ha
|BCCI names 7-member committee to find new indian coach
A seven-member committee headed by BCCI President Sharad Pawar was today
set up to choose India's new cricket coach amid reports that Australians Dav Whatmore and Tom Moody are the front runners for the job.
Besides Pawar, the "Special Committee" will consist
of three former capt
|Glenn McGrath, Brad Hodge joins ranks in slamming Gavaskar
Glenn McGrath and Brad Hodge today joined the chorus in slamming Sunil Gavaskar for linking Australian behaviour with the death of David Hookes,
saying the Indian great's remarks could "damage his relationship" with
Australian cricket."It is very disrespectful. Sunny was an amazin
|Mr. Perfect Sunil Gavaskar, stop acting high and mighty: Ricky Ponting
Australian captain Ricky Ponting has hit back at Sunil Gavaskar's
comments that the World Champions were "an unpopular team" and said
the Indian legend was acting "high and mighty" in repeatedly criticising
his side for their on-field behaviour.Ponting said it was natural t
|India's chances in Cricket World Cup 2007 are 9/10: Sunny
Batting maestro Sunil Gavaskar, a member of the 1983 winning team, today exuded
confidence that Team India will emerge winners in the upcoming World Cup.
When asked to rate India's chances at the World Cup,
Gavaskar said, "On a scale of 10, I would say 9. And I seriously believe
|Sunil Gavaskar felicitated by CSJC
Cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar was on Thursday presented a Lifetime Achievement
Award for his contribution to the game.
Bollywood star Mithun Chakrabarty handed over the award
to the 'Little Master' at a glittering function organised by the Calcutta
Sports Journalists' Club.
|Book on Dada released
Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly's return to international cricket was today
celebrated with the launch of journalist Debashish Dutta's new book charting
The book contains scores of pictures throughout Sourav Ganguly's career.
In fact, Debashish Dutta has also added anoth
|Challenge to take one-dayers seriously during early days: Sunny
It was a great challenge for the Indian batsman to take the
one day games seriously during the early days and the attitude of the team changed
in the early '80s during the Australia tour while taking part in a triangular
tournament, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said today.
|Sachin disappoints fans
The Indians have failed to get out of the blocks when it came to their turn to
bat in the series against South Africa with master batsman Sachin Tendulkar
struggling for runs.
The poor form of Sachin Tendulkar has put enormous pressure
on the rest of the young and inexperienced batsmen a