Sandeep Patil

  • Lord's win was a team effort, says Sandeep Patil Yesterday

    Mumbai: Selection panel chairman Sandeep Patil said the convincing 95-run win over England has thrilled him and credited the whole team for the stupendous effort. India swamped England by 95 runs to post their first victory at Lord's in 28 years. "I'm thrilled by the victory like everyone else. But this is...
  • No foreign tours for national selectors: BCCI April 12, 2014

    Mumbai: The Cricket Board has decided not to send national selectors abroad to watch the Indian team play overseas, according to BCCI's vice president Ravi Savant. "I think now these national selectors will not be travelling out of country. Those days the selectors also used to travel out of country if...
  • Sandeep Patil returns to head Mumbai selection panel April 8, 2014

    Mumbai: After quitting the selection panel last year as he was unable to devote time to watch local cricket due to his tight schedule as chief national selector, former India batsman Sandeep Patil has accepted the offer to head Mumbai's senior panel and has been named as the chairman of...
  • India ready to pick first Test squad post Tendulkar era November 25, 2013

    A nervous Monday awaits Gautam Gambhir, who will hope it ends his selection blues with a recall to the Test squad for India's tour of South Africa. Out of the Test squad for almost a year now, Gambhir will hope that his 153 runs against Haryana on Saturday carry him to...
  • I will sort out all issues at NCA, says new chairman October 3, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Newly-appointed chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) TC Mathew has vowed to sort out all issues at the elite cricket academy in Bangalore. Matthew, who is also the president of Kerala Cricket Association (KCA), said he will get full support of the BCCI so that the challenges faced by...
  • Tendulkar's future focus of speculation ahead of 200th Test September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Just two matches shy of playing his 200th Test, Sachin Tendulkar's future on Wednesday became a subject of intense speculation after a media report claimed that he has been told to consider his career plans after the milestone game, forcing the BCCI to issue a denial. The 40-year-old champion...
  • BCCI denies report of Patil telling Tendulkar to retire September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) on Wednesday denied reports that chief selector Sandeep Patil has told veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar to consider his future after playing his 200th Test during the two-match series against the West Indies in November. "There is no truth in the report. We have spoken...
  • Reports of ultimatum to Sachin Tendulkar baseless: Sandeep Patil September 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Refuting media reports about Sachin Tendulkar being given an ultimatum to take a call on his Test career after his 200th Test, chief of the BCCI selection committee Sandeep Patil told CNN-IBN that it's baselesss and he has not spoken to Tendulkar since the last Test match against...
  • India squad for Australia ODIs to be selected on Sep 30 September 17, 2013

    Mumbai: The senior selection committee of the BCCI headed by Sandeep Patil will meet in Chennai at the end of this month to choose the Indian squad for the one-off T20 game and subsequent ODI series against Australia scheduled to be held next month. "The meeting is on September 30 in...
  • India squad for Zimbabwe tour to be picked on Friday July 3, 2013

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the five-match ODI bilateral series in Zimbabwe commencing later this month will be picked here on Friday. "The selection committee will meet in Mumbai on July 5 to choose the team," BCCI source told PTI. It remains to be seen whether injured skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni...
  • Indian selectors' foresight brought the Champions Trophy home June 26, 2013

    When MS Dhoni and his boys - clad in white ICC jackets - held the Champions Trophy aloft, a certain five men did their own set of high-fives for taking decisions in the best interest of Indian cricket. The Indian selectors deserve a fair share of the applause Team India...
  • ICC Champions Trophy final squad to be picked on May 4 April 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The final Indian squad for the ICC Champions Trophy, to be held in June in England and Wales, is to be picked by the national selectors here on May 4, the Cricket Board announced on Monday. The five-man selection panel headed by Sandeep Patil will prune the list of 30...
  • Sandeep Patil quits as Mumbai selector April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: National chief selector Sandeep Patil has resigned from his post as chairman of the Mumbai Cricket Association's selection panel. "I have received a letter from him stating he is resigning, but the letter has to be tabled before the managing committee and it has to be accepted," said MCA...
  • Selectors meet on Sunday to pick squad for Pak series December 22, 2012

    Mumbai: National selectors will meet here on Sunday to pick the Indian squad for the limited-overs series against Pakistan amid speculation that struggling senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar has made himself available for ODI selection. The panel, headed by Sandeep Patil, will be meeting for the first time after the humiliating Test...
  • Spotlight on selectors after Eden flop-show December 8, 2012

    Kolkata: With India on the verge of conceding a 1-2 series lead to England in the ongoing four-Test rubber, the national selectors are likely to ring some changes in the squad for the fourth and last Test in Nagpur, starting December 13. The five selectors, under chairman Sandeep Patil, will meet...
  • Fluctuating reports on Tendulkar's future: Will he, won't he? November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Doubts over the future of Sachin Tendulkar abound in the Indian media, with speculation rife that the Indian batting legend has told the BCCI selection panel that his fate lies in their hands. It was reported in several media outlets on Wednesday that Tendulkar, 39, had spoken to...
  • Prasad surprised at Raina's Test omission November 5, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Former India fast bowler and bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad has expressed surprise over the non-selection of Suresh Raina in India’s 15-man squad for the first two Tests against England. "I am not fully satisfied with it [team selection] and Raina should have definitely been in the side. Every player deserves...
  • England side can adapt to any situation: Cook October 25, 2012

    London: Indian selectors' decision to not include a spinner in the India 'A' team for the warm-up game against the visiting England might have irked many, but skipper Alastair Cook feels that his side is experienced enough to adapt to any situation. "Anyone who has been there (to India) before...
  • Patil, Pandit to be heads of MCA selection panels October 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Chief national selector Sandeep Patil and junior India panel Chairman Chandrakant Pandit have become the new heads of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA)'s senior and junior panels respectively. "Patil and Pandit would automatically head the senior and junior selection committees of the MCA as per our constitution as they are...
  • BCCI announces new selection panel, Patil at the helm September 27, 2012

    The BCCI announced a new selection panel on Thursday with Sandeep Patil replacing Kris Srikkanth as chief selector. ...
  • We tried to pick a good selection commitee: BCCI September 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Cricket Board president N Srinivasan said on Thursday there was increasing interest among former players to become national selectors after it has become a paid job while maintaining there was no intrigue in the lead-up to the nomination of the new panel here. "There is no intrigue, but a lot...
  • The lowdown on India's new selection panel September 27, 2012

    After much speculation and deliberation, the Indian board has unveiled their revamped five-man national selection committee. Here we take a look at the five most important men in the BCCI. Sandeep Patil(West Zone) Patil, 56, was a dashing middle-order batsman from Mumbai who played 29 Tests and 45 ODIs for India....
  • Meet BCCI's new chief selector Sandeep Patil September 27, 2012

    In his playing days, Sandeep Patil was known for his cavalier attitude and stylish strokeplay. He is, after all, the man who hit Bob Willis for 24 runs in an over, and frequently dumped cricket balls into the Arabian Sea when batting for Mumbai at the Wankhede Stadium. But on...
  • Sandeep Patil named BCCI selection panel head September 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Former India batsman Sandeep Patil has been named head of the national selection committee panel, replacing the outgoing chief of selectors Kris Srikkanth and beating another former team-mate, Mohinder Amarnath, to the post. The decision to name Patil was taken by the BCCI at its AGM in Mumbai on...
  • South Africa legends beat India in the wild November 15, 2011

    Durban: In a cricket match in which the result and the players' performances took a backseat, South Africa beat India in a World Cricket Legends match, organised by Beyond Boundaries at the Phinda Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal on Tuesday. After opting to bat, India set South Africa a target of...