Test Captaincy

  • Not the right time for 'Quit Dhoni' movement August 19, 2014

    You change a captain on performance grounds in two cases: (a) if he continues to fail as a skipper after his appointment or (b) when a proven leader hits a downward slide, fails to lift the team out of the hole and there's someone capable waiting in the wings to...
  • Will split captaincy address Team India's woes? February 19, 2014

    Ten defeats in 15 overseas Tests without a win in over two and a half years is a cause of concern for any team - whether in transition or not. And India are now suffering what Australia did after the exodus of Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath, Steve Waugh and Adam...
  • Dhoni doesn't deserve a place in Test side: Venkat December 11, 2012

    Former selector Raja Venkat said MS Dhoni should be removed as Test captain, toeing the line with Kris Srikkanth and Mohinder Amarnath. ...
  • Designation is just a word: Gautam Gambhir June 2, 2012

    New Delhi: In part two of his interview with CNN-IBN's sports editor Gaurav Kalra, Gautam Gambhir opens up on how he still cannot pick his KKR team-mate Sunil Narine, why the IPL cannot be dragged down because of a few individuals, why the India captaincy isn't the end-all of his...