India vs Australia: Jasprit Bumrah in Brisbane will benefit India, says Madan Lal | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India pacer and chief of the Cricket Advisory Committee Madan Lal feels the presence of pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah in the playing XI will give the visitors an edge going into the series-deciding fourth Test at The Gabba. India’s injury woes have compounded with each passing day and the latest in the … Read more India vs Australia: Jasprit Bumrah in Brisbane will benefit India, says Madan Lal | Cricket News – Times of India

Chetan Sharma appointed new chairman of selectors; Kuruvilla and Mohanty in panel | Cricket News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Former India pacer Chetan Sharma was on Thursday appointed chairman of the senior national selection panel by the BCCI‘s Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), which also picked Abey Kuruvilla and Debashis Mohanty in the five-member team. The new panel was formed on the sidelines of the BCCI’s 89th Annual General Meeting (AGM). The selection panel … Read more Chetan Sharma appointed new chairman of selectors; Kuruvilla and Mohanty in panel | Cricket News – Times of India

Madan Lal-led CAC to conduct selectors’ interviews on Thursday | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: For the first time in history, the BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) will conduct online interviews to pick selectors, when it meets ‘virtually’ to choose three new national selectors on Thursday. Incidentally, the BCCI’s 89th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in Ahmedabad on the same day as well. The CAC has thus … Read more Madan Lal-led CAC to conduct selectors’ interviews on Thursday | Cricket News – Times of India

Desired level of communication not happening in Indian team, says Madan Lal | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former India pacer and current member of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) Madan Lal on Tuesday said that the kind of communication which is required among players and staff at the senior level is currently not happening in the Indian team. His remark comes as there is some amount of confusion regarding the … Read more Desired level of communication not happening in Indian team, says Madan Lal | Cricket News – Times of India

When Madan Lal pulled off a stunner at SCG to revive confidence | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: At a time when India’s fielding standards were considered not as good as they are now — the poor show by Virat Kohli‘s boys in the first ODI at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) notwithstanding — Madan Lal was an exception in 1970s. Back in the 1970s, when diving catches were not said to … Read more When Madan Lal pulled off a stunner at SCG to revive confidence | Cricket News – Times of India

‘Get well soon paaji’: Cricket fraternity wishes Kapil Dev speedy recovery | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The cricket fraternity on Friday took to social media to wish speedy recovery to 1983 World Cup-winning Indian captain Kapil Dev who has undergone an angioplasty. “Please join me in sending prayers, strength and good wishes to Kapil and Romi Dev for his speedy recovery. Kapil was taken to the hospital in time … Read more ‘Get well soon paaji’: Cricket fraternity wishes Kapil Dev speedy recovery | Cricket News – Times of India

Covid-19 puts a question mark on the future of sports coaching in India

Like thousands of sports coaches across India, the onset of Covid-19 brought uncertainty for Dilip (name changed), but he never thought in his wildest dreams that it would be the beginning of the end of his career as a sports coach. When India went into total lockdown on 24th March, Dilip and his friends in … Read more Covid-19 puts a question mark on the future of sports coaching in India

RIP Chetan, you were grit personified: Bishan Singh Bedi | Cricket News – Times of India

Bishan Singh Bedi spoke to Partha Bhaduri‘Thakur Saab’ had immense courage and determination, but alas it was not enough to save him this time. His death from coronavirus-related complications is a cruel blow to the cricket community. This pain will not end. I spoke to him about a month ago, when Chetan was in hospital … Read more RIP Chetan, you were grit personified: Bishan Singh Bedi | Cricket News – Times of India

Well-known Delhi club cricketer Sanjay Dobal succumbs to Covid-19 | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Well-known club cricketer and former Delhi U-23 support staff Sanjay Dobal died on Monday morning after failing to recover from Covid-19 infection, a source close to the family said. Dobal was 53 years old and is survived by his wife and two sons – elder Siddhant, who plays first-class cricket for Rajasthan and … Read more Well-known Delhi club cricketer Sanjay Dobal succumbs to Covid-19 | Cricket News – Times of India