JAVAGAL SRINATH

  • IPL 8: Javagal Srinath denies any complaint of Uthappa-Sarfaraz scuffle 4 days ago

    Kolkata: IPL match referee Javagal Srinath on Monday denied receiving any complaint from Royal Challengers Bangalore after reports emerged of a scuffle between their player Sarfaraz Khan and Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin Uthappa post the game at Eden Gardens on Saturday. "Nothing of that sort has happened... I've not received...
  • Indian bowlers were largely impressive in this World Cup March 27, 2015

    Once Australia racked up 328 runs on the board, it was always going to be a steep ask for the Indian batsmen, irrespective of the form they were in and the relative docility of the track. They were up against a well-rounded bowling attack-the unit comprising Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Johnson and...
  • World Cup: Dhoni's bowling changes have been spot-on, says Javagal Srinath March 22, 2015

    Sydney: Not since 2003, when Zaheer Khan, Javagal Srinath and Ashish Nehra joined hands to scythe through the field and take the team to the final, has an India pace trio taken a global event by storm like Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Mohit Sharma have this time around. Zaheer was...
  • World Cup 2015: Time for real Virat Kohli to stand up in semi-final March 20, 2015

    A realistic approach to the game did the trick for the Indian team. They understood very early on in the innings that this Bangladesh attack was not a pushover and that it was a much improved bowling unit. The adjustments to the scoring pattern were made accordingly, which is always...
  • World Cup: Given a choice India would have loved to play Bangladesh March 18, 2015

    They say fortune favours the brave, and I must say that fortune has favoured this Indian team in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 because they have played brave cricket. If India had been given a choice of which team they would like to have played in the quarterfinal, it would...
  • World Cup 2015: India have pleasantly surprised with 40/40 wickets March 8, 2015

    Had anyone said before the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 started that the Indians would win their first four matches, it would have been met with far less incredulity than had that someone said the Indians would bowl their opponents out each game. Really, who would have thought this possible,...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Teams will now take India's bowling seriously February 23, 2015

    Two clinical but extremely convincing wins has set the ball rolling in the right direction for Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men. The much assailed Indian bowling line-up would undoubtedly be the most discussed topic hereon in the team meetings of most countries in the tournament. More than the talent that the...
  • World Cup 2015: India vs Pakistan will set the pulse racing February 14, 2015

    Come Sunday, the eyes of the cricket world will be trained on the Adelaide Oval, and one of the most eagerly anticipated clashes in World Cup cricket. No matter the personnel and the make-up of both teams, this is a match designed to set the pulse racing. It has over...
  • Javagal Srinath knows the code to beat Pakistan in a World Cup February 13, 2015

    Sachin Tendulkar has been the undisputed hero of India's all-conquering run in World Cups against Pakistan, but Javagal Srinath, too, has been a quiet performer, featuring in the first four of India's five wins against their friends from across the border and picking up eight wickets in those four games. Alongside...
  • Batting line-up best, onus is on bowlers: Javagal Srinath February 11, 2015

    Kolkata: Defending champions India have the best batting line-up and they should not lose heart after a winless build-up to the World Cup, feels former speedster Javagal Srinath, who also urged the bowlers to make a difference in the mega-event. "We've the best batting line-up in MS (Dhoni), Virat Kohli, Rohit...
  • Expert advice for Team India: Bowl stump to stump February 6, 2015

    Former India pacers Venkatesh Prasad and Javagal Srinath want the struggling pace trio of Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami to concentrate on bowling "stump-to-stump" without trying too many variations in upcoming Cricket World Cup, starting February 14. India will open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan at Adelaide on February...
  • India need to identify frontline pace attack, says Javagal Srinath January 29, 2015

    Dubai: Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath believes India need to identify their frontline pace attack who can take wickets upfront during their title defence at the ICC Cricket World Cup starting next month. "It is extremely important for India to identify its frontline pace attack. At this time, Bhuvneshwar Kumar is...
  • Important for India to identify frontline pace attack January 29, 2015

    The time for trying things out is almost over. With the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 a little over two weeks away now, fine-tuning is the need of the hour and towards this end, the warm-up games immediately before the tournament proper need to be taken very seriously. When it...
  • 'Showdown with Pakistan is most exciting in World Cup' January 19, 2015

    When I first started playing first-class cricket, the greatest incentive was to break into the Indian team and get the opportunity to play in the ICC Cricket World Cup 1992 in Australia and New Zealand. But at no stage did I actually think that I would on the plane to...
  • India need to sort out their bowling combinations and resources January 8, 2015

    There weren't any major surprises when India's selectors announced the 15-man squad, which will try to defend the ICC Cricket World Cup it won at home four years ago. When it comes to the selection of a team for a tournament such as the ICC Cricket World Cup, there are...
  • Kumble, Srinath walk out of KSCA meet August 17, 2014

    Anil Kumble and Javagal Srinath walked out of a Karnataka Cricket Association meeting after a showdown with other members over how to use funds. ...
  • Zaheer Khan deserves 2015 World Cup parting shot: Javagal Srinath April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Backing Zaheer Khan's inclusion in India's squad for the 2015 World Cup, former India pacer Javagal Srinath on Tuesday said the left-armer is an "automatic choice" for the tournament and should be given a parting shot if the speedster shows the passion to play. "Zaheer is a top class...
  • Javagal Srinath among World Twenty20 officials March 10, 2014

    Dubai: Javagal Srinath and S. Ravi are the only two Indians who will officiate in the ICC World Twenty20 which will be played in Bangladesh from March 16 to April 6. The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday announced the list of match officials. The match referees' responsibilities will be shared between David...
  • Tendulkar's intensity reaches 200 per cent against Pakistan: Raina November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: It's no secret that Sachin Tendulkar meticulously goes about preparing himself before every international match but ODI specialist Suresh Raina today revealed that the intensity and fierce competitiveness reaches 200 per cent when he is competing against archrivals Pakistan. "His intensity reaches 200 per cent against Pakistan. I remember when...
  • Srinath calls for public debate on KSCA allegations October 30, 2013

    Bangalore: Former India speedster Javagal Srinath on Wednesday challenged former KSCA Secretary Brijesh Patel to hold a public debate on the series of allegations levelled by him and his associates against KSCA President Anil Kumble and his team. "Let us have a good debate. You call Brijesh Patel and others. I...
  • Bowling to Sachin was best to know how good you are: Srinath October 30, 2013

    Bangalore: Former India speedster Javagal Srinath on Wednesday said he preferred bowling to Sachin Tendulkar in the nets to know how good he was as a bowler. "You should bowl to Sachin in the nets to know how good you are. If you beat him and also Rahul Dravid, you feel...
  • A dream which never came true for Saurashtra batsman Kotak October 26, 2013

    Rajkot: Retiring Saurashtra batsman Sitanshu Kotak is disappointed over not representing India at the international level and thinks luck did not favour him. The lefthanded batsman, who will be playing his last Ranji match against Rajasthan starting here on Sunday, said destiny did not favour him despite being a consistent...
  • Kumble, Srinath not to seek KSCA reelection October 18, 2013

    Bangalore: Former India captain Anil Kumble and his exteammate Javagal Srinath Friday said they would not seek reelection in next month's Karnataka State Cricket Association elections. Kumble and Srinath were the president and secretary of Karnataka State Cricket Association respectively. "I am not seeking reelection. It is not due to criticism...
  • Cricketers should look for mentors, not coaches: Dravid August 14, 2013

    Bangalore: Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Wednesday said young and budding cricketers should vouch for mentors not coaches to develop themselves as a world class players. "Young players should be looking at mentors not coaches. A lot of youngsters think that they will make themselves a worldclass players through coaching...
  • KSCA to honour cricket legends in platinum year August 9, 2013

    Bangalore: As one of the oldest sports organisations in the country, the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) will honour some of the game's legends next week to mark its platinum jubilee year in this tech hub. "We have lined up a series of events to celebrate 75 years of our service...
  • Tendulkar, Gavaskar, Hadlee to grace KSCA function August 8, 2013

    Bangalore: The two legends of Indian cricket Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar will be attending the grand finale of Karnataka State Cricket Association's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations here at Chinnaswamy Stadium on August 17. "The gala awards night will see likes of Gavaskar, Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, my favorite Kapil Dev, Bishan Singh...
  • ICC confirms umpires for Champions Trophy semifinals June 18, 2013

    London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday the umpires and match officials for the Champions Trophy semifinals. For hosts England's match against South Africa at The Oval in London on Wednesday, the onfield umpires will be Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena and Australia's Rod Tucker, with Tucker's compatriot Bruce Oxenford...
  • Leftarm spinner Sunil Joshi retires June 21, 2012

    Bangalore: Former India leftarm spinner Sunil Joshi on Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. A Karnataka player, Joshi played Test as well as oneday International for India between 1996 and 2001 and his most famous bowling performance came in an ODI against South Africa in the LG Cup...
  • KSCA opens new cricket academy June 19, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) opened a new cricket academy at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium premises on Monday to nurture the young talent of the state at the grassroots level. The academy was inaugurated by Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda while former India cricketers like GR Viswanath,...