Indian Cricket Team

  • TWTW: Who is the only boss of Indian Cricket team? 2 days ago

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on the Indian cricket team. While BCCI appointed former captain Ravi Shastri as Director of Cricket for the ODI series, skipper MS Dhoni came out openly in support of coach Duncan Fletcher. ...
  • BCCI to speak to coach Duncan Fletcher on team's poor run: sources March 13, 2014

    Stung by the growing calls for sacking the Indian coach, the BCCI, it seems, has finally woken up and has decided to speak to Duncan Fletcher shortly - sources told CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN has learnt the board has decided to speak to the under-fire Fletcher on the sidelines of the forthcoming World...
  • Rahul Dravid best man to coach Team India: Sunil Gavaskar March 10, 2014

    Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday lashed out at chief coach Duncan Fletcher and called for his immediate ouster while suggesting the name of Rahul Dravid as the next coach of the Indian cricket team. "For me, Duncan Fletcher would get 1.5 in a scale of 10 as far as his...
  • Is it time to show Duncan Fletcher the door? February 23, 2014

    The concept of coaching has changed over the years as the coaches are no more considered background staff and in every way are responsible for a team's success and failure. India in the past had never been tolerant with the coaches, Greg Chappell's sacking comes to mind after India's early exit...
  • BCCI must quickly bridge the trust deficit it faces: Ayaz Memon August 14, 2013

    With three back-to-back overseas ODI series wins, India are peaking at the right time for the tour of South Africa. Is the Indian cricket team shaping up well after a poor 2012? Cricket analyst Ayaz Memon joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Will the IPL and BPL...
  • Indian cricket has a bright future: Borde July 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Former India captain Chandu Borde said India has such an abundance of cricket talent today that it can easily field two national squads of equal strength. "We have so much talent in our country today that we can easily field two teams," Borde said while inaugurating a cricket academy named...
  • I will strive hard to bounce back: Harbhajan July 18, 2013

    Chandigarh: Shocked at constantly being ignored by the selectors, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday said he would make every bit of effort in the next few months to make a comeback into the national side. "I will strive hard in the next 2-3 months and do every bit to bounce back...
  • India retain No.1 ODI ranking July 12, 2013

    Dubai: India's back-to-back title triumphs have helped the World Champions retain their top position in the ICC ODI rankings following the annual update of the list announced on Friday. After a successful ICC Champions Trophy campaign in England, India also emerged victorious in the just-concluded tri-series in the West Indies. The annual...
  • India to open Champions Trophy campaign against South Africa May 1, 2013

    New Delhi: India will begin their campaign in the the last edition of the ICC Champions Trophy with their Group B match against South Africa at Cardiff on June 6. The biennial tournament is being wound up as the ICC is unable to slot it in the crowded cricketing calendar. India...
  • Parvinder Awana: Conquering against all odds December 10, 2012

    When the Indian cricket team was selected on Sunday, one man had particular reason to be pleased. Fast bowler Parvinder Awana has made a remarkable climb from the dusty bylanes of a UP village. ...
  • U-19 cricketers who made it to the Indian team September 24, 2012

    After Unmukt Chand led his team to the Under 19 World Cup trophy, there has been a lot of talk about youngsters breaking into the national team. We look at those who made it big, those who didn't, and those still hoping for another chance. THEY MADE IT BIG: Batch of 1998:...
  • DU allows Unmukt Chand to move to second year of graduation August 31, 2012

    The decision was announced by Delhi University Vice Chancellor Dinesh Singh after he assured Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken of full support to the young cricketer. ...
  • FTN: Are elite schools and colleges biased against sports? August 30, 2012

    India's Under-19 cricket team captain Unmukt Chand was denied permission to appear for first year BA examinations by his college St Stephen's because of low attendance....
  • Academic woes sadden Unmukt Chand's WC win August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: While the entire U-19 Indian cricket team celebrates its U-19 World Cup win, its captain Unmukt Chand has a niggling worry at the back of his mind. He has a legal case against his University that is denying him the Right to Education. India's World Cup winning Under 19...
  • Team eyeing three straight wins: Kohli August 1, 2012

    Colombo: The series is in their grasp after two successive wins but in-form Indian batsman Virat Kohli said his team will remain focussed on getting a hat-trick of wins when the Indians takes the field in the fifth and final ODI against Sri lanka here in Colombo. Kohli's tremendous run against...
  • Nike unveils new Indian cricket gear July 17, 2012

    Chennai: Nike, the official apparel sponsor for the BCCI, on Tuesday launched its new range of training gear for the Indian team, with Duncan Fletcher and six members of the one-day team present at a function at the M A Chidambaram Stadium. The kit was unveiled ahead of India’s limited-overs tour...
  • Can Rahul Dravid coach the Indian cricket team? July 5, 2012

    In a recent interview with Harsha Bhogle on CNN IBN, Rahul Dravid said that he is not averse to the idea of coaching India in the future. His statement, made candidly and without much elaboration, has subsequently generated significant interest in the Indian media. Everyone has their own take on...
  • Greg Chappell again hits at India's heart March 7, 2012

    Adelaide: In a vicious attack on Indian culture and Indian team, of which he was the coach, Greg Chappell has said that the side lacked leaders because parents, school teachers and coaches made all the decisions in the Indian system. "The (Indian) culture is very different; it's not a team culture....
  • India needs change in mindset to revive Tests November 29, 2011

    DRS: Directly Rajdeep Sardesai in the first installment of his new fortnightly column, CNN-IBN's Editor-in-Chief presents his ideas on how to attract fans to Test cricket. ...
  • Indian Cricket team's pointers for businesses October 12, 2011

    Ok, ok, so you do remember it all, don’t you? That Dhoni six that sealed the World Cup. Those stories that appeared soon after about team spirit and leadership. And the paeans of praise for a leader who could do no wrong. Ah, those were the days. Suddenly, it seems to...
  • Drop Sachin or keep Sourav? cricket selector's job January 9, 2010

    Their decisions are more closely scrutinised than the PM’s cabinet picks. Kiran More, former chairperson of India’s cricket selection committee, gives us a peek behind the scenes. Forbes India: How strong is the pressure to prop the region from which the selector comes? Kiran More: A lot. People from various...
  • Devil's Advocate: Money, fame distracting cricketers, says Pataudi October 5, 2009

    Does India's performance in the Champions Trophy suggest that Indian cricket faces bigger problems? That's the key issue Karan Thapar discussed on Devil's Advocate with the man they consider India's greatest living former Test captain, Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi. Karan Thapar: Tiger Pataudi, let us start with India's performance in the...
  • Angry Harbhajan hits TV journalist in Bangalore September 9, 2009

    Bangalore: Cricketer Harbhajan Singh allegedly hit out at a TV cameraman when his camera brushed against him at the Bangalore airport on Wednesday. TV channels showed Harbhajan turning back and pushing the cameraman, who was filming the cricketer getting out of a car at the airport. Harbhajan was last month fined by...
  • Security stepped up in London for India-Pak match June 3, 2009

    London: Security around the Oval cricket ground in London has been stepped up in view of the India-Pakistan Twenty20 warm-up match to be held on Wednesday with extra night watchmen and sniffer dogs pressed into services around the venue. It will be the first Indian-Pakistan cricket encounter since the November Mumbai...
  • Indian cricketers shocked, condemn attacks March 4, 2009

    Reactions have been pouring in to express shock and awe at what had happened. Former Indian captains Anil Kumble and Sourav Ganguly spoke to us last night. ...
  • Nike dresses Indian team in brand new blue February 22, 2009

    Nike dresses the Indian cricket team in brand new colors, FICCI frames 2009 ...
  • Cricketers pay homage to Mumbai terror victims December 11, 2008

    Chennai: The India and England cricket teams observed a minute's silence before the start of the opening test on Thursday to pay homage to the victims of Mumbai's terror attacks that killed at least 171 people last month. On Tuesday England's cricket team pledged to donate half of its match...
  • How Cyrus made Mayawati & Tikait friends April 6, 2008

    In The Week That Wasn’t, Cyrus Broacha talks about the altercation that took place between Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Mahendra Singh Tikait. ...
  • The Week That Wasn't: Indian cricket team's return March 10, 2008

    In this week’s segment of The Week The Week That Wasn’t, Cyrus Brocha talks about the Indian cricket team's grand homecoming after winning the Tri-Series in Australia. ...