Kiran More

  • An ODI win can't quieten the shouts for Fletcher's removal Yesterday

    Even as the future of coach Duncan Fletcher hangs in the balance and uncertainty looms large over the Zimbabwean's job with BCCI, former India players, including master batsman Gundappa Vishwanath are batting for an Indian to take over the national team's coaching reins. "We have so many greats to guide the...
  • Yuvraj Singh will always be a match-winner, says Kiran More March 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India wicketkeeper and national selector Kiran More has heaped praise on Yuvraj Singh by stating that Yuvraj is a proven match-winner and will always be for Team India or whichever team he plays. "From the day he started playing for India, he has been a match-winner and I...
  • BCCI must quickly bridge the trust deficit it faces: Ayaz Memon August 14, 2013

    With three back-to-back overseas ODI series wins, India are peaking at the right time for the tour of South Africa. Is the Indian cricket team shaping up well after a poor 2012? Cricket analyst Ayaz Memon joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Will the IPL and BPL...
  • Not seen a Test match till I played for India: Kiran More July 13, 2013

    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 on...
  • Sehwag still has a lot of cricket left in him, feels Kiran More March 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Former India selector Kiran More on Monday said the form of underperforming senior opening batsman Virender Sehwag was a cause for concern and the selectors may be inclined to give others a chance in the remainder of the Border-Gavaskar series. "He is a quality cricketer. For me he is...
  • 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...
  • I was always with BCCI: Kiran More July 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More, who was granted amnesty by the BCCI working committee last week, on Wednesday said that he was always with the board despite having differences over joining the rebel Indian Cricket League. "I was always with BCCI. I started my career with it. I am happy...
  • India vs Pakistan: A series of controversies July 19, 2012

    Even as fans on both sides of the border hope to see their national team renew their traditional rivalry, let’s take a look at some of the more controversial moments during Indo-Pak One-Day Internationals: Visakhapatnam 2005 Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly and Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf, formerly Yousuf Youhana, had a run-in during...
  • BCCI grants amnesty to Kiran More July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Monday granted amnesty to former India wicketkeeper Kiran More, paving the way for his return to the fold of the parent cricket body and making him eligible for the one-time benefit payment. More, who had joined rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL), back in 2007 along with...
  • More wants to mend fences with BCCI May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More is seeking amnesty with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). More, who had joined the now-defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL) back in 2007, was banned by the cricket board for joining the unsanctioned league. He along with Kapil Dev were...
  • Ex-players hail Tendulkar nomination April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Former cricketers on Thursday welcomed the government's nomination of Sachin Tendulkar for a Rajya Sabha seat, saying that it was a great honour and the iconic batsman deserved it for bringing laurels to the country. Former wicketkeeper Kiran More described the government's move as good news for the...
  • 'Make-or-break chance for Saha' January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Replacing the Indian captain in a Test match is not an easy job but former wicketkeepers feel that Wriddhiman Saha's calm demeanour could be an advantage when he dons the big gloves during the final Test against Australia in Adelaide, starting on January 24. "I believe this is a...
  • Drop Laxman in favour of Kohli, say ex-players January 8, 2012

    Mumbai: VVS Laxman should be the first veteran head to roll in a batting revamp if India are to secure their future in Test cricket, several former players have said in the wake of a second crushing defeat in Australia. India, who surrendered their world number one Test status during...
  • Drop Sachin or keep Sourav? cricket selector's job January 9, 2010

    Their decisions are more closely scrutinised than the PM’s cabinet picks. Kiran More, former chairperson of India’s cricket selection committee, gives us a peek behind the scenes. Forbes India: How strong is the pressure to prop the region from which the selector comes? Kiran More: A lot. People from various...
  • All is not lost for Ganguly: More September 9, 2006

    New Delhi: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly need not worry about his international career coming to a premature end. On Friday the chairman of the India's national cricket selection committee, Kiran More, said that the doors were not closed on Sourav Ganguly. "I reiterate that the doors are not closed on any...
  • Sunday is D-Day for Ganguly, Kumble September 2, 2006

    New Delhi: Former India wicket-keeper Kiran More will chair his last meeting as head of the national selection committee on Sunday. More and his team will select the Indian squad for the Malaysia tri-series and the Champions Trophy. But it might turn out to be one of the easiest meetings he...