Wasim Akram and Ravi Shastri – Waz and Shaz The controversy surrounding the nature of the pitches being used in the India-South Africa series refuses to die down. After Ravi Shastri blasted critics of the pitch, saying that he hoped the Kotla pitch would be the same as the Nagpur pitch, Wasim Akram came out in support of him. However, as Sanjay Manjrekar has pointed out, Wasim Akram had previously been a vociferous critic of the Nagpu
Shastri supports Kohli and Ashwin comments that India never complain overseas India team director Ravi Shastri has come down heavily on the critics of Nagpur pitch and said that the art of collecting runs is on a decline because of one-day style game, reports ESPNcricinfo. He also opined that he wishes fourth Test match pitch in Delhi is same as Nagpur. Cricket fraternity from all across the world took to Twitter and other social media plat
Kirti Azad feels the bilateral series will not take place due to ceasefire violations on the border BJP MP and former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad said that there was no chance that the year ending bilateral series between India and Pakistan would take place, reported TOI. Azad went on to add that the series would not take place unless the ceasefire violations at the border were not stopped, "The members of boards are also Indian and t
Ravi Shastri and Mumbai curator Sudhir Naik have reportedly buried their differences MCA pitch curator Sudhir Naik had accused India’s team Director, Ravi Shastri of abusing him after the final ODI in Wankhede when South Africa thrashed India after scoring the highest total in ODIs in India, 438. Now, Naik has reportedly withdrawn any accusations on Ravi and all is good between the two. According to ESPNCricinfo, Mumbai Cricket Assoc
Ravi Shastri could be facing a suspension soon Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and Wankhede stadium pitch curator Sudhir Naik has written to the BCCI, asking them to immediately reprimand Indian team director Ravi Shastri. Apart from allegedly abusing Naik, Shastri forced the curation team to water specific areas of the pitch, which was not agreed upon by several BCCI offcials. The official letter written by Naik stated, “Whenever in
Ravi Shastri has slammed six sixes in an over, scoring the full 36. India’s premier domestic tournament, the Ranji Trophy is being played for the last 82 years. Over this expansive period, the tournament has witnessed some mind-boggling matches that have defined the quality of Indian cricket. Naturally, it has also thrown up some bizarre statistics that sometimes seems unbelievable. Whether it is with batting or bowling, talented
Niranjan Shah claimed that Gavaskar himself used to demand spin-friendly tracks when he used to captain India Niranjan Shah, the honorary secretary of the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA), has reacted strongly to Sunil Gavaskar’s comments earlier in the week when he had suggested that the SCA was preparing doctored pitches in the Ranji Trophy matches, Times of India reports. Shah described Gavaskar's statements as &
Gavaskar feels Shastri was entitled to raise objection to the Wankhede pitch Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has leaped to the defence of Indian Team Director Ravi Shastri in the wake of the controversies surrounding the latter’s remarks on the Wankhede pitch after South Africa scored 438 batting first in the final ODI on Sunday, IBNLive reports. Sudhir Naik, the curator of the Wankhede stadium has lodged an official c
The Shastri-Naik pitch fiasco continues The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has received a written complaint from Sudhir Naik, curator of Wankhede stadium about Ravi Shastri’s misdemeanour on Monday. He has alleged that the Indian team director and bowling Coach Bharat Arun had an unnecessary outburst after India lost to South Africa in the One-Day International (ODI) series decider at Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
The South African Rugby team’s dramatic victory sparked off wild celebrations among the cricketers The South African cricket team are in the middle of a challenging 72-day tour of India which is still in its relative infancy with around 50 days of highly competitive cricket still left. They reclaimed the lead in the ongoing 5-match ODI series at Rajkot on Sunday after defeating the hosts by 18 runs in the 3rd ODI. The inspiratio
India Team Director Ravi Shastri believes that the recent losses against South Africa should be taken positively India Team Director Ravi Shastri believes that the losses against South Africa in the T20Is will help Team India in the rest of the games in the series. Speaking to the media, according to a report on Cricbuzz, Shastri believed that in the ODI format India was a much more experienced side than South Africa. Shastri was spea
Indian team cheered for South Africa’s Springbok South Africa’s one-day international captain AB de Villiers has made a short video featuring India’s captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, and Team Director Ravi Shastri, all cheering for his country’s rugby team – Springboks. The first match between India and South Africa got over two days back, but the fun continued in Dharamshala. All
Dada praises Kohli Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly said that Virat Kohli is the captain who always has the passion of winning matches, reports Times of India. Ganguly is all set to become the Presiden of Cricket Association of Bengal after the sad demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya who was also heading the Board of Control for Cricket in India. "I am a big fan of Virat Kohli. He is a captain who always wants to win matches on the fi
India team director Ravi Shastri had claimed recently that he will have a chat with batting legend and present India A coach Rahul Dravid about spotting new talent in the country.
Rahane is calm and congruent with his methods Ajinkya Rahane said that he has no problem with batting anywhere in the lineup stating that he likes to tackle it as a challenge, reports BCCI.TV. He also spoke about the importance of fielding in modern day cricket and the upcoming series against South Africa. While the spotlight shines constantly on team-mate Virat Kohli, Rahane is quietly establishing himself