Memorial Lecture

  • Full Text: Rahul Dravid delivers the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture 6 days ago

    Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. It is an honour to be delivering the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture this evening in front of an audience with a deep love and great knowledge of cricket. Much like the late Dilip Sardesai. It was because of this deep love and knowledge of the...
  • Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture to be held on October 19 September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The third edition of the annual Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture will be held on October 19, on the eve of the India-West Indies fifth ODI. "Both the teams are expected to land here on October 18 and the next day would be ideal to host the lecture," CAB...
  • Nehru's criticism based on falsehood, says Sonia November 16, 2013

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi hit out at the BJP for its attack on Pandit Nehru saying those who reject him also reject his idea of parliamentary democracy. Gandhi said that criticism of the first prime minister by some forces was based on "innuendo, insinuation and falsehood aimed at character assassination". "Those who...
  • Kumble to deliver Pataudi Memorial lecture this year October 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble will deliver the second annual Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture on November 13 here. Kumble, India's highest wicket-taker in Tests and ODIs, is only the second bowler to take all 10 wickets in a Test innings. He led India in 14 Tests. "Throughout...
  • Actress Sharmila Tagore hospitalised February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The inaugural Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial lecture was unfortunately missed by the late cricketer's immediate family members with wife Sharmila Tagore being hospitalised because of bout of food poisoning. "I am really very sad that I couldn't make it to Chennai for the inaugural lecture. I am suffering...
  • Tiger was a great cricketer: Gavaskar February 21, 2013

    Sunil Gavaskar feels that Tiger pataudi brought aggression to Indian cricket and he changed the mindset of Indians cricketers. ...
  • Read: Full transcript of inagural MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture February 20, 2013

    Chennai: The lecture was delivered by Sunil Gavaskar in Chennai on Wednesday with the Indian and Australian teams in attendance. Read the full transcript here: Mr. N. Srinivasan (President, BCCI), Mr. Wally Edwards (Chairman, Cricket Australia), David Richardson, chief executives of the Australian and Sri Lankan Cricket boards, Michael...
  • Ensure that Test cricket remains the pinnacle: Gavaskar February 20, 2013

    Chennai: Emphasising the significance of Test cricket when the slam-bang T20 format is gaining huge popularity, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday asked the game's administrators to ensure that the longer version of the game remains the "pinnacle" of the sport. Delivering the inaugural MAK Pataudi memorial lecture, instituted in...
  • 'T20s have enhanced the speed of Tests, ODIs' September 8, 2012

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly spoke on a variety of issues at the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture in Mumbai on Friday. ...
  • Ganguly to give Dilip Sardesai memorial lecture September 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is to deliver the fourth Dilip Sardesai memorial lecture at the Bombay Gymkhana on Friday on "Effects of T20 on Test cricket." The first three lectures in memory of the deceased former India Test cricketer, who passed away on July 2, 2007, were delivered by...
  • Brearley, Chappell for Pataudi memorial event? December 28, 2011

    Bhopal: Sharmila Tagore, wife of the late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, is excited about the plan of the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) to hold a Pataudi Memorial Lecture and has a few names in her mind from the cricketing fraternity. "The lecture would be more than a condolence...
  • Kapil tackles cricket issues in Sardesai lecture October 1, 2011

    The former Indian captain addressed a variety of issues related to the sport. ...
  • Tibet should stay with China: Dalai December 24, 2006

    New Delhi: In what looked like a major comedown, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama now says Tibet's interest is to remain a part of China as a 'zone of peace'. He, however, insisted that Tibetans should have their political freedom to preserve their culture and environment rights under the...