Mohinder Amarnath

  • We haven't yet discussed about the player in our panel: Mudgal May 25, 2014

    The Supreme Court-appointed IPL probe panel headed by retd Justice Mukul Mudgal on Sunday met for the first time to discuss the modalities about their further investigation into the spot-fixing and betting scandal related to the sixth edition of Indian Premier League. "There wasn't any discussion about the reputed cricketer who...
  • Srinivasan under pressure as former players, BCCI VPs ask him to resign March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Pressure on Tuesday mounted on N Srinivasan to quit as Board of Control for Cricket in India president with former cricketers and administrators asking him to respect the Supreme Court observation that he should step down for a fair probe into the Indian Premier League fixing scandal. After going...
  • Time has come to look beyond 'defensive' Dhoni: Amarnath February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath says the time has come to remove Mahendra Singh Dhoni from captaincy as his "defensive approach" has resulted in the country's prolonged failure on foreign soil. "Dhoni is a defensive captain who allows opposition to make a comeback in the game. His record is...
  • 1983 WC win gave new dimension to Indian cricket: Kapil Dev June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Kapil Dev relived some of the moments of the 1983 World Cup triumph as India on Tuesday celebrated 30 years of their most famous win. Kapil, who led India to the win, along with his team-mates Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri, the youngest man in the team, walked down...
  • Kiran More slams Mohinder Amarnath December 13, 2012

    Former national selection committee chairman, Kiran More feels that Mohinder Amarnath's revelation about the BCCI president's interference in selection matters were "not in good taste". ...
  • Amarnath's comments not in good taste, says Kiran More December 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Former national selection committee chairman, Kiran More feels that Mohinder Amarnath's revelation about the BCCI president's interference in selection matters were "not in good taste". "I think it is a very confidential area. When you become a selector, you should know what are the rules of BCCI and its...
  • Selectors wanted to sack Dhoni: Amarnath December 12, 2012

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath said, "All five selectors wanted Dhoni to be sacked after the Australia tour, but Srinivasan overruled the decision." ...
  • Dhoni's captaincy was questioned: Srikkanth December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Reacting to former co-selector Mohinder Amarnath's revelation about board president N Srinivasan stopping the sacking of MS Dhoni as skipper after the tour of Australia, the then chief of selectors Kris Srikkanth confirmed that Dhoni's captaincy was "seriously discussed," while refusing to elaborate on that. "I admit Sehwag's captaincy...
  • Selectors are under no pressure, insists BCCI December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Wednesday refuted former selector Mohinder Amarnath's accusation that Board President N Srinivasan had blocked a move to sack under-fire skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, insisting that the selectors are "independent". Amarnath had created a flutter by openly admitting that "certain internal reason" stopped the selection committee...
  • Srinivasan stopped Dhoni's sacking, reveals Amarnath December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Former BCCI selector Mohinder Amarnath told CNN-IBN on Wednesday that BCCI president N Srinivasan, who is also the owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings that MS Dhoni captains, overruled the sacking of the Indian skipper after India's eight consecutive overseas Test defeats in 2011-12. "All five selectors wanted...
  • Redemption Test for Dhoni as captain and player December 12, 2012

    However, Kris Srikkanth said that in his tenure as the chairman of selectors, he wanted to drop Dhoni from the Test team. ...
  • Dhoni has got BCCI bigwigs' backing: Amarnath December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Former national selector Mohinder Amarnath Tuesday created a flutter by openly admitting that "certain internal reason" stopped the selection committee from replacing Mahendra Singh Dhoni as Indian captain after eight successive Test defeats in England and Australia. "Definitely, there were discussions to replace Dhoni and people were argeeing to...
  • Spineless selectors can't remove Dhoni: Amarnath December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Indian selectors and Test cricketer Mohinder Amarnath came down heavily on Indian skipper MS Dhoni asserting that he doesn't deserve a place in the Test team, let alone be the captain but Indian selectors don't have guts to remove him from the post. "Dhoni doesn’t find a place...
  • Bedi slams DDCA for not supporting Amarnath October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Friday blasted the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) for not "pulling their weight behind" Mohinder Amarnath who was removed from selector's post after his first season. Without naming him, Bedi also didn't spare BCCI president N Srinivasan and questioned the manner...
  • Amarnath's removal unfortunate, says Ganguly September 28, 2012

    Kolkata: Former India cricket skipper Sourav Ganguly described Mohinder Amarnath's removal from the senior selection committee as "unfortunate" Friday. "It is unfortunate. But a lot of things happen in life. You just got to deal with it," Ganguly told a television channel in Colombo. The retired left-hand batsman is now in...
  • Bedi, Madan Lal dismayed at Amarnath axing September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The removal of former India batsman Mohinder Amarnath from the national selection committee on Thursday has met with widespread disapproval by his former team-mates. Speaking to Cricketnext, Amarnath’s 1983 World Cup-winning team-mate Madan Lal termed as "unfortunate" the BCCI’s decision to remove him as North Zone selector....
  • Some of Amarnath's selection decisions were debatable September 25, 2012

    More than 12 contenders have lined up to be part of the new selection panel to be picked up this weekend. ...
  • Meet the BCCI's selection panel contenders September 25, 2012

    More than a dozen contenders have lined up to be part of the new selection panel. Will Amarnath face the axe, and is Dalmiya facing a mutiny? ...
  • Four former cricketers to get one-time benefit August 22, 2012

    Chennai: The BCCI on Wednesday decided to extend its one-time benefit scheme to four former Test cricketers, including Mohinder Amarnath, during their Working Committee meeting here. "The BCCI's Working Committee met in Chennai earlier on Wednesday. It was decided to extend the One-time benefit to cricketers who retired after 2003-04, but...
  • Binny likely to be next chief selector August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: When Mohinder Amamrnath became the national selector last year, it was believed that he would take over the reins of a chief selector from Kris Srikkanth in October 2012. Srikkanth and other selectors Narendra Hirwani, Surendra Bhave and Raja Venkat will complete their four years term as national...
  • Amarnath's post as North Zone selector in trouble? June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Mohinder Amarnath, who has been the North Zone selector for the past 12 months, has apparently run into rough weather. According to reports in a newspaper, several North Zone state associations are miffed with the fact that Amarnath does not devote enough time scouring for talent in the...
  • BCCI is not against Kapil: Shukla May 31, 2012

    New Delhi: As the controversy over Kapil Dev's omission from the list of IPL beneficiaries raged on, the BCCI said on Thursday that it has nothing against the legendary all-rounder and he was ignored for the cash award because of a "technical issue". While the BCCI made one-time payment to former...
  • India's 1983 World Cup winning team up for honour June 3, 2008

    Bangalore: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will honour the victorious Indian team of 1983 World Cup to mark the 25th anniversary of a historic win scripted by Kapil Dev and his team. As part of events to celebrate the memorable event, the BCCI will felicitate the winning...
  • India's WC squad not good enough June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The final World Cup squad is out. There are 15 of them and they promise India the World Cup. The national selectors have retained the same 15 who played in the last ODI against Sri Lanka at Rajkot. This means Virender Sehwag and all-rounder Irfan Pathan are in for...