Bishan Singh Bedi

  • Bhuvneshwar is like me, hope he can avoid flashbulbs: Bishan Bedi July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Saturday paid rich compliments to young seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar terming him as cricketer of his kind and prayed that the he remains like this for the rest of his career. Bedi took to microblogging site twitter to praise Bhuvneshwar, who has been...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi questions MS Dhoni's cult status January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi on Tuesday alleged bias in BCCI's remuneration policy and questioned skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cult status. Bedi said logic defies the difference in salary of some of the cricketers. "Can you compare Cheteshwar Pujara and Suresh Raina? If you can't compare, then how can...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 30, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Why do cricketers lose out in administration? December 30, 2013

    Sneh Prakash Bansal and his panel on Monday swept the DDCA polls with a landslide victory over former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi's faction by procuring more than 70 per cent of the votes. ...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi suffers heavy defeat in DDCA elections December 30, 2013

    The winds of change flutter to deceive at the DDCA elections as former cricketers, led by Bishan Singh Bedi, routed by the present regime as proxy voting remained the gamechanger. ...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi panel crashes to defeat in DDCA polls December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Sneh Prakash Bansal and his panel on Monday swept the DDCA polls with a landslide victory over former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi's faction by procuring more than 70 per cent of the votes. "The final results will be out in the evening but we have won the elections....
  • Bansal and Co. favourites against Bedi faction in DDCA polls December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: BCCI vicepresident Sneh Bansal is favourite to win presidential elections against former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi as they square off in the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) contest, scheduled here on Monday. Bansal is set to take over from current president Arun Jaitley, who has decided against...
  • Our aim is to end the proxy culture at the DDCA: Bishan Bedi December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi is well aware that it is a nearimpossible task for him to beat Sneh Bansal in the presidential elections of the DDCA on December 30 but he is not ready to bow down without a fight against the "shameful activities" of the...
  • Match at Roshanara as Gambhir keeps Navdeep in; Bedi protests December 23, 2013

    Delhi captain Gautam Gambhir did not attend Friday's selection committee meeting but won his 'unofficial battle' against DDCA's sports committee and Bishan Singh Bedi on two counts playing the Punjab match at Roshanara and keeping pacer Navdeep Saini in the squad. Delhi will take on Punjab at Roshanara club from...
  • This is a fight against a setup, says Bishan Singh Bedi December 19, 2013

    Former India Captain Bishan Singh Bedi has announced his candidature against Arun Jaitley for the post of DDCA president in the upcoming elections. ...
  • Testing times for India in SA but unfair to judge so early: Bedi December 17, 2013

    New Dehli: Former skipper Bishan Singh Bedi believes it will be "testing times" for the India cricket team in South Africa but said it would be "unfair" to judge the young outfit so early. The Indian team started their bilateral series against South Africa with a 02 thumping in the ODI...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi to contest against Jaitley in DDCA elections December 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Monday announced his candidature against Arun Jaitley for the post of the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) president in the upcoming association elections scheduled for December 30. "Yes, I have decided to contest for the president's post in the upcoming DDCA...
  • Bedi protests to Jaitley on inclusion of pacer in Delhi squad December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi has shot off a letter to Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) president Arun Jaitley protesting the inclusion of rookie pacer Navdeep Saini in the senior squad for the Ranji Trophy match against Vidarbha starting on Saturday. A letter signed by Bedi on...
  • Sachin deserved a tougher farewell series: Bishan Bedi November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi says he would have loved to see Sachin Tendulkar playing his farewell Test against a better opposition than the West Indies. West Indies legend Clive Lloyd was too harsh when he said the Caribbean unit looked drunk in the two Tests which they...
  • IPL is the Vidya Balan of Indian cricket: Bishan Singh Bedi September 8, 2013

    Former India captain and legendary spinner Bishan Singh Bedi has once again criticised the Board of Control for Cricket in India for not being able to preserve the great legacy of the sport. According to a report in the Mid-day, Bedi called IPL the Vidya Balan of Indian cricket "Indian Premier...
  • Hope Tendulkar plays his 200th Test on his home ground: Bedi September 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Friday said that senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar should get to play his 200th Test match on his home ground here. "The 200th Test match he will play is a great achievement. I hope that the 200th Test match is played in Mumbai. This...
  • Now behave son, Bishan Singh Bedi to Monty Panesar August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi, who mentored Monty Panesar at the beginning of his international career, on Thursday called on the England spinner to "behave" after being fined for urinating on a nightclub's bouncers in an inebriated state. "Very naughty MontyP!Never thoght U'd b so originaly adventuresome!I'd pardon...
  • Cricketers have brought disrepute to game by illegal practices: Bishan Bedi July 13, 2013

    Chennai: Several cricketers have brought disrepute to the game by using illegal and unfair practices in the sport which should be actually based on honesty, uprightness and integrity, former Indian captain Bishan Singh Bedi said on Saturday. ".. it is the players who have caused havoc in world cricket, if not...
  • Dhawan, Jadeja, Kohli are India's nucleus for 2015 WC: Bedi June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Monday hailed the brilliant performance of the Indian team in the Champions Trophy and said the "nucleus" of the squad that will represent India in the 2015 World Cup is ready. "This tournament has given us an idea about what will be...
  • Parvez Rasool: the valleydweller in IPL razzmatazz March 31, 2013

    Think Jammu and Kashmir, and a range of images flash before the eyes. From the shikaras in the Dal Lake to the scenic valley with snowtipped mountains to school books mentioning Kashmir as 'Heaven on Earth'. But rarely has one associated cricket with the valley, especially under the prevailing political...
  • Bedi questions dropping Sehwag for Eng series January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India skipper and legendary spinner Bishan Singh Bedi on Sunday questioned the selectors' decision to drop Virender Sehwag from the 15-man India squad for the first three one-day internationals (ODI) of the five-match series against England starting January 11. "Is dropping only Sehwag the ansr to all ills...
  • Bishan Bedi slams India's myopic strategy; terms Nagpur pitch disgraceful December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi today blasted the Nagpur pitch calling it "disgraceful" and also called the Indian team's strategy as "myopic." The legendary left-arm spinner, who has always been forthright in his opinions, took to micro-blogging site twitter to criticise the 22-yard strip that saw England...
  • JKCA treasurer resigns amid crisis November 30, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) treasurer Manzoor Wazir on Friday submitted his resignation citing failure to defuse the crisis engulfing the state team. Recently, state team players from Kashmir had levelled charges of regional bias against coach BishAn Singh Bedi and accused him of preferring Jammu players over...
  • J&K skipper blames coach Bishan Bedi of bias November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The crisis in Jammu and Kashmir cricket deepened on Thursday with senior state team skipper Samiullah Beigh blaming coach Bishan Singh Bedi for "creating rifts" among players. Amid much fanfare, the former India captain was last year appointed as coach of the Jammu and Kashmir senior state team. "Since...
  • Jammu and Kashmir cricket crisis worsens November 29, 2012

    Srinagar: The crisis in Jammu and Kashmir cricket has taken a turn for the worse with players from the Kashmir region refusing to represent the state team. The players from the Kashmir region had walked out from the last match alleging bias against the region in favour of players from Jammu....
  • J&K cricket divide: Players, association work on compromise November 27, 2012

    Srinagar: A day after 12 Kashmiri cricketers boycotted a Ranji match alleging regional bias, the dispute seems to have been resolved. The players and the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) are reportedly working out a compromise now. It could involve an apology by the players. The boycott was led by...
  • Counted 15 chuckers in World T20, claims Bedi October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The legendary former India left-arm spinner Bishan Singh Bedi's hatred towards suspicious bowling actions is not a secret in the cricketing world, which he once again made public last Friday when he tweeted that he counted as many as 15 bowlers chucking during the recently concluded ICC World...
  • Bishan Singh Bedi slams DDCA's functioning October 12, 2012

    Bishan Singh Bedi has said that DDCA should follow the steps of Karnataka State Cricket Association in their functioning. ...
  • 'Do we need Chappell to certify our talent?' August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Bishan Bedi, the former India finger-spinner, has questioned Ian Chappell’s hyping of Under-19 left-arm spinner Harmeet Singh while criticizing the BCCI’s lavish rewarding of the successful World Cup-winning team. The 19-year old Harmeet only took six wickets from four matches in Australia, but an economy rate of 3.02...
  • Does Pragyan Ojha have a suspect action? July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Bishan Singh Bedi has created a flutter in the cricket corridors by saying that India left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha has a suspect action, The Telegraph reported last weekend. Bedi was present at the Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB) Annual Awards ceremony, where he made this observation about Ojha: "I'm...