National Cricket Academy

  • BCCI likely to move court in NCA landdeal controversy August 13, 2013

    Kolkata: The BCCI is contemplating to move the court over the murky National Cricket Academy land deal, interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya said here on Tuesday. "I am hearing two three things. We had a Working Committee Meeting here where the subject was raised. It has been advised to look into matter...
  • Deep Dasgupta named coach of India Above19 side June 27, 2013

    Kolkata: Former India wicketkeeper Deep Dasgupta has been named the coach of the India 'Above' 19 side which will have a camp at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore from July 931. India 'Above' 19 is a unique concept that is being tried out by the BCCI in order to resurrect...
  • NCA asks team owners to bear rehab costs of IPLrelated injuries April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian cricketers who sustain injuries during the cashrich Indian Premier League will now have to depend on their respective franchise to bear the costs of their rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). This decision was taken at the NCA Committee meeting in Chennai on Monday during which members...
  • BCCI dismisses reports of NCA closing down April 19, 2013

    Mumbai: The BCCI on Friday rubbished a news report that it intended to close down the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore and converted it into a rehabilitationcumtraining centre. "It's a totally false report arising out of the figment of imagination of the person who wrote it. The BCCI annually assesses...
  • Shikhar Dhawan waiting for NCA clearance to play IPL April 15, 2013

    Shikhar Dhawan, the star of India's Mohali Test win against Australia and one of the top batsmen of IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad, is back home from Melbourne and waiting for clearance from the National Cricket Academay (NCA) to appear in IPL 6 having recovered from a hand fracture, ESPNCricinfo reported. Dhawan...
  • Fletcher summons raw talent to join India camp February 16, 2013

    Bangalore: The 15member Indian squad, which landed in the city in batches along with the support staff, will start their threeday training camp from Saturday at National Cricket Academy ahead of the first Test against Australia at Chennai, starting on February 22. Mahendra Singh Dhoni and co. will leave for...
  • Waqar tipped to take over as Director of NCA November 26, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis is being tipped to take over as High Performance Director of the country's National Cricket Academy very soon. Sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that board chairman Zaka Ashraf was keen to utilise the expertise of Waqar. "Informal discussions have been held on...
  • Varun Aaron faces further injury lay-off July 9, 2012

    Mumbai: India fast bowler Varun Aaron is facing a further lay-off from international cricket after it was reported that he suffered a recurrence of a back injury. According to the Indian Express, the 22-year-old from Jharkhand could be out of cricket until at least September. “There was a slight niggle,...
  • Sehwag eyes SL tour after fitness test July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Reluctant to speak about the upcoming ODI and Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka, senior batsman Virender Sehwag, who was nursing a shoulder injury, on Tuesday said his fitness has been assessed by the physios at the National Cricket Academy. "I have been to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) where...
  • Hitting the nets big achievement for me: Yuvi June 26, 2012

    Bangalore: Rehabilitating at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) here, Yuvraj Singh on Tuesday said that hitting the nets after being treated for cancer is a "big achievement" for him and he is hoping for things to get better with each passing day. "It's a big achievement for me hitting the nets....
  • Yuvraj starts practice, eyes T20 World Cup June 25, 2012

    Bangalore: Hoping to make a comeback to international cricket with the Twenty20 World Cup in September, Yuvraj Singh on Monday batted for the first time after undergoing treatment for a rare germ cell cancer earlier this year. "Grilling session at nca! Happy to hit a few balls after almost 6...
  • Ishant rules himself out of Sri lanka tour June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Recuperating after undergoing an ankle injury, pacer Ishant Sharma has ruled himself out of India's ODI tour of Sri Lanka next month. The 23-year-old speedster said that although he has resumed bowling and light training, it would be extremely difficult for him to attain match fitness before the scheduled...
  • BCCI-NCA hold talks after Aus debacle January 30, 2012

    Jaipur: Stung by the debacle in Australia, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) has held discussions with the National Cricket Academy (NCA) officials in order to put in place corrective measures to avoid such humiliation in future. Former India batsman Sandeep Patil, who is also the director of Cricket Operations at the...
  • 'Whatmore frontrunner for Pak coach job' December 5, 2011

    Karachi: A Pakistan Cricket Board official has confirmed that Australian Dav Whatmore, who currently in India's National Cricket Academy, is the frontrunner to take over as head coach of the national team. "Yes, we have held talks with Whatmore, along with other potential candidates, for the coaching positions advertised by us...