CHANDU BORDE

  • CAB celebrates 150 years of Eden Gardens October 16, 2014

    Kolkata: From Chandu Borde and Salim Durani - the chief architects of India's first Test win at Eden -- to Sourav Ganguly, the stadium's rich history was hailed as Cricket Association of Bengal began 150 years' celebrations of the stadium with a book and documentary launch on Thursday. While Ganguly singled...
  • Sachin deserved a tougher farewell series: Bishan Bedi November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi says he would have loved to see Sachin Tendulkar playing his farewell Test against a better opposition than the West Indies. West Indies legend Clive Lloyd was too harsh when he said the Caribbean unit looked drunk in the two Tests which they...
  • Sachin Tendulkar should be India's future Sports Minister: Borde November 12, 2013

    Noida: Lauding Sachin Tendulkar's love for sports, former Test cricketer Chandu Borde on Tuesday said he wants to see the retiring legend as Sports Minister of India in future. "I do not believe Sachin can ever distance himself from sports. It's in his blood. In the future, I wish to see...
  • Indian cricket has a bright future: Borde July 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Former India captain Chandu Borde said India has such an abundance of cricket talent today that it can easily field two national squads of equal strength. "We have so much talent in our country today that we can easily field two teams," Borde said while inaugurating a cricket academy named...
  • Special programme in Pune to celebrate Tendulkar's birthday April 23, 2013

    Pune: Even as Sachin Tendulkar is in Kolkata to discharge his IPL duties for Mumbai Indians, a special programme has been planned in his home state where 100 young cricketers will be present with former India captain Chandu Borde and former Maharashtra captain Shantanu Sugwekar. The duo of Borde and...
  • 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...
  • VVS Laxman retires: who said what August 18, 2012

    Mumbai: Former and current cricketers expressed surprise but were full of praise for VVS Laxman after the middleorder batsman decided to retire from international cricket. Former cricketer Bapu Nadkarni said that, "I thought he would play the series against New Zealand." Why the suspense? He could have done it earlier. Anyway,...
  • Explayers welcome onetime payment May 12, 2012

    Former Test cricketers Chandu Borde and Bapu Nadkarni on Saturday welcomed BCCI's decision to make a onetime payment from the proceeds of the cashrich Indian Premier League to the players who had retired prior to 200304. As per the decision of the BCCI's working committee that met in Chennai on Saturday,...