IPL 2021: Plan was to keep the core team, says KXIP head coach Kumble | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Kings XI Punjab head coach Anil Kumble on Wednesday said that they are building a solid side for the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) while keeping the core group of players intact. KXIP retained 16 members of their IPL 2020 squad and the likes of Glenn Maxwell and Sheldon Cottrell … Read more IPL 2021: Plan was to keep the core team, says KXIP head coach Kumble | Cricket News – Times of India

I think India won’t even make 200 in second innings: Ricky Ponting | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting on Sunday said that he does not see India making even 200 runs in the second innings of the ongoing third Test against Australia here at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Ponting was answering questions from the Twitter handle of 7Cricket and he replied to a query from a fan … Read more I think India won’t even make 200 in second innings: Ricky Ponting | Cricket News – Times of India

ICC should thoroughly look into ‘Umpires’ Call’ in DRS: Sachin Tendulkar

Mumbai: The legendary Sachin Tendulkar on Monday urged the ICC to thoroughly revisit the concept of ‘Umpires’ Call‘ in the Decision Review System (DRS) after India ended up on the wrong side of the rule on the third day of the second Test against Australia in Melbourne. The ‘Umpires‘ Call’ primarily comes into the picture … Read more ICC should thoroughly look into ‘Umpires’ Call’ in DRS: Sachin Tendulkar

India vs Australia Test Series: More fire than friendly! | Cricket News – Times of India

The sight of KL Rahul patting Aaron Finch on his belly and the Australian having a big laugh over it or Yuzvendra Chahal and Glenn Maxwell giggling with their arms around each other’s shoulders was something that wasn’t seen ever before in a high-octane India-Australia series. But this happened during India’s limited-overs leg of the … Read more India vs Australia Test Series: More fire than friendly! | Cricket News – Times of India

Aussie off-spinner Lyon traps batsmen with bounce: Harbhajan | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Watching Australia’s Nathan Lyon bowl and pick wickets using flight, bounce and traditional off-spin is a delight, says Harbhajan Singh, the second most successful off-spinner in Test history. Lyon, who has 390 Test scalps, could become the third spinner in Test history to get to 400 wickets after Muttiah Muralitharan (800) and Harbhajan … Read more Aussie off-spinner Lyon traps batsmen with bounce: Harbhajan | Cricket News – Times of India

Kumble says tough ask without Kohli if India don’t win pink-ball Test; Dravid asks who will do a Pujara?

NEW DELHI: If India don’t land the first punch by clinching the opening day-night Test against Australia, the going will get very tough for the visitors in the absence of talismanic skipper Virat Kohli, feels former national coach Anil Kumble. India will start the much-awaited Border-Gavaskar Test series with the day-nighter at Adelaide, from December … Read more Kumble says tough ask without Kohli if India don’t win pink-ball Test; Dravid asks who will do a Pujara?

Elavenil and Bajrang named the year’s best

Shooter Elavenil Valarivan and wrestler Bajrang Punia bagged the sports persons of the year award at the FICCI India awards ceremony, held virtually on Tuesday evening. “I thank my family first for always standing by me. My mentor Gagan Narang and my coach Neha Chauhan for always believing in me,” said Elavenil, who had finished … Read more Elavenil and Bajrang named the year’s best

Sourav Ganguly and Anil Kumble will remain special as leaders for me: Parthiv Patel

New Delhi: The just-retired Parthiv Patel called his first Test captain Sourav Ganguly a “leader in true sense” along with the legendary Anil Kumble and said their influence in his life went beyond the cricketing arena. The 35-year-old, who retired on Wednesday after an 18-year-old career, said it was the “right time” to move on … Read more Sourav Ganguly and Anil Kumble will remain special as leaders for me: Parthiv Patel

No need to replace Virat Kohli with Rohit Sharma as limited overs captain: VVS Laxman | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: There is no need for India to replace Virat Kohli with Rohit Sharma as captain of the limited overs teams, former India batsman VVS Laxman said on Saturday. Laxman also said that a batsman of Rohit’s calibre should have been a regular in the Indian Test team, and that his career reminds of … Read more No need to replace Virat Kohli with Rohit Sharma as limited overs captain: VVS Laxman | Cricket News – Times of India

It is confusing, difficult to understand: Virat Kohli on ICC’s decision to alter WTC points system | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday questioned the ICC for altering the points system of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC), saying the change is “confusing” and the governing body has a lot to explain. India slipped to the second position in the standings of the ongoing World Test Championship (WTC) after the ICC … Read more It is confusing, difficult to understand: Virat Kohli on ICC’s decision to alter WTC points system | Cricket News – Times of India