Syed Kirmani

  • Kirmani bats for underfire Dhoni, downplays string of losses 18-02-2014 09:17 PM

    Mumbai: Former stumper Syed Kirmani on Tuesday backed MS Dhoni's captaincy, saying too much should not be read into India's fourth consecutive series loss overseas as he felt every team goes through a bad phase. "It does not matter whether it is four losses or five. Every team goes through...
  • Let Sachin Tendulkar decide on his retirement: Syed Kirmani 18-09-2013 08:52 PM

    Bangalore: Amid speculation over Sachin Tendulkar's future, former India wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani on Wednesday said that the senior batsman should be allowed to decide when to quit the game. "I don't know where all these reports crop up from. For God's sake, let Sachin Tendulkar decide on his retirement. Let...
  • Dravid, Vishwanath in Kirmani's greatest ever Karnataka Test XI 12-08-2013 04:19 PM

    Bangalore: Rahul Dravid and GR Vishwanath are among the 12 Karnataka players picked by former Indian wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani in his personal list of the state's greatest ever in Test cricket. In his team, fast bowlers Javagal Srinath and Venkatesh Prasad would not find themselves playing in tandem in a...
  • KSCA to honour cricket legends in platinum year 09-08-2013 02:45 PM

    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...
  • Hold Cronje type enquiry into IPL fixing scam: Kirmani 02-08-2013 09:50 PM

    Bangalore: Former India wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani on Friday called on the BCCI to hold a thorough enquiry into the IPL spot-fixing scandal as was done in the case of Hansie Cronje match-fixing scam. "The entire camera was on Hansie. He was asked you tell us whether you have taken it...
  • Not seen a Test match till I played for India: Kiran More 13-07-2013 04:11 PM

    Mumbai: Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More had not seen a Test match before touring the West Indies in 1982-83 with the Indian squad as understudy to Syed Kirmani. "Being from a middle class family, I had never ever seen a Test match before that tour," said the Baroda-born player here...
  • Bring in stringent laws to prevent betting in cricket: Syed Kirmani 01-06-2013 09:16 PM

    Ranchi: Former India wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani on Saturday asked for formulation of stringent laws to curb betting in cricket. "There should be stringent laws to prevent betting in cricket," Kirmani said while expressing disappointment at the happenings involving the gentleman's game. The wicket-keeper batsman, however, did not demand resignation of...
  • BCCI is not against Kapil: Shukla 31-05-2012 03:52 PM

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  • Ex-players hail Tendulkar nomination 26-04-2012 07:47 PM

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