MAK PATAUDI

  • Full Text: VVS Laxman delivers the MAK Pataudi Lecture November 12, 2014

    Addressing the Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi memorial lecture organised by the Board of Control for Cricket in India on Wednesday at the Eden Gardens, former India middle-order batsman VVS Laxman voiced his opinions on the core issues that affect Indian and Test cricket. Read the full transcript here: Good evening ladies and...
  • Survival of Test cricket essential for game's future: VVS Laxman November 12, 2014

    With the threat of Twenty20 cricket eating into the share of the five-day formats, former India middle order batsman VVS Laxman on Wednesday said it's high time that they bring in new innovation like introduction of day/night matches to sustain the legacy of Test cricket. Worried about the future of Test...
  • VVS Laxman to deliver MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture at Eden Gardens October 7, 2014

    VVS Laxman is all set to renew his connection with the Eden Gardens as the former middle order batsman has been chosen to deliver the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture on October 19. The lecture will be held on the eve of the fifth and final ODI between India and the West...
  • Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture to be held on October 19 September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The third edition of the annual Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture will be held on October 19, on the eve of the IndiaWest Indies fifth ODI. "Both the teams are expected to land here on October 18 and the next day would be ideal to host the lecture," CAB...
  • MAK Pataudi was India's best captain ever: Sourav Ganguly March 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi was the best captain the country ever had. "He batted without a helmet and an eye. For me, he was the best captain ever," Ganguly said. He said that not many players had that quality of character or class...
  • MS Dhoni now Indian captain with worst away Test loss record February 9, 2014

    India skipper MS Dhoni, the only captain to have won all three ICC limitedovers trophy to go with the Test mace, now holds the unfortunate record of an Indian captain with most Test defeats overseas. The 40run loss to New Zealand in the Auckland Test on Sunday was Dhoni's 11th away...
  • Tiger was a great cricketer: Gavaskar February 21, 2013

    Sunil Gavaskar feels that Tiger pataudi brought aggression to Indian cricket and he changed the mindset of Indians cricketers. ...
  • Read: Full transcript of inagural MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture February 20, 2013

    Chennai: The lecture was delivered by Sunil Gavaskar in Chennai on Wednesday with the Indian and Australian teams in attendance. Read the full transcript here: Mr. N. Srinivasan (President, BCCI), Mr. Wally Edwards (Chairman, Cricket Australia), David Richardson, chief executives of the Australian and Sri Lankan Cricket boards, Michael...
  • Ensure that Test cricket remains the pinnacle: Gavaskar February 20, 2013

    Chennai: Emphasising the significance of Test cricket when the slambang T20 format is gaining huge popularity, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday asked the game's administrators to ensure that the longer version of the game remains the "pinnacle" of the sport. Delivering the inaugural MAK Pataudi memorial lecture, instituted in...
  • India v Australia flashback: Famous Indian Test victories, part one February 19, 2013

    From Jasubhai Patel's record haul to Kapil Dev's MCG heroics and Sendulkar's assault on Shane Warne, we take a look at some of India's most memorable defeats of Australia in Test cricket. Jasubhai Patel's 14 wickets spin India to first victory The offspinner Jasubhai Patel played seven Tests from 19551960 but...
  • BCCI turns down Sharmila Tagore's request November 7, 2012

    The BCCI has said that the IndiaEngland Test Series is played for the Anthony De Mello trophy instituted in 1951. ...
  • BCCI clarifies to Sharmila Tagore's letter November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Clarifying to Sharmila Tagore's letter, the BCCI has said that the IndiaEngland Test Series is played for the Anthony De Mello trophy instituted in 1951 in the name of the first Secretary of the BCCI, recognising his contribution to Indian Cricket. Earlier, Tagore, the wife of late former cricketer...
  • Institute Pataudi Trophy for Eng series: Sharmila Tagore November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Just over a year since former Indian captain MAK Pataudi passed away, his family now finds itself in an unsavoury controversy with the Board of Control for Cricket in Indian (BCCI). The late iconic Indian cricketer's wife, Sharmila Tagore, has written a scathing letter to the BCCI over...
  • Lord's to host dinner in Pataudi's honour June 13, 2012

    London: The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) will host a dinner at Lord's in remembrance of Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi on September 22, the day when the former India captain passed away last year due to a lung infection. The special sitdown evening will be held at Lord's famous Long Room....
  • Ian Chappell to deliver lecture on Pataudi December 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Sharmila Tagore has chosen former Australia captain Ian Chappell to deliver the welcome address, which her late husband Tiger Pataudi would have delivered, in this year's edition of the Raj Singh Dungarpur World Cricket Summit. It is learnt that Chappell instantly agreed to the request and will do the honours...
  • Saif Ali Khan crowned 'Nawab of Pataudi' October 31, 2011

    Bhopal: Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan was today anointed the tenth Nawab of Pataudi at a ceremony at his ancestral palace here over a month after his father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi passed away. The 41yearold actor was made the Nawab at a 'pagdi' ceremony this morning at the Ibrahim...
  • Gavaskar, Shastri should have quit IPL: Bedi May 1, 2010

    Former India captain and spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi has hit out at the mess surrounding the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has called its suspended Chairman Lalit Modi a brat and league an example of crass commercialisation. In a candid interview to CNNIBN's Karan Thapar he targeted Mansoor Ali...
  • Devil's Advocate: Money, fame distracting cricketers, says Pataudi October 4, 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...