It was May of 2010, and for the first time since taking over, coach Gary Kirsten had lost his cool. India had lost all their Super Eight matches and crashed out of the World T20 in the Caribbean.
When it comes to the sub-continent, spin starts to play on the minds of batsmen ahead of any fixture. For the World T20 in Bangladesh from March 16-April 6, the showing of the slow bowlers will play a pivotal role in deciding the fortunes of the teams.
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday lashed out at chief coach Duncan Fletcher and called for his immediate ouster while suggesting the name of Rahul Dravid as the next coach of the Indian cricket team.
Star batsman Kevin Pietersen on Monday took to micro-blogging site twitter to seek help from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in order to solve problems related to procurement of his visa for a visit to India.
Rajasthan Royals on Monday appointed star Australian all-rounder Shane Watson captain of the Jaipur franchise for the upcoming Indian Premier League in place of the retired Rahul Dravid who was anointed its mentor.
There is a possibility R Ashwin and Varun Aaron too might play for Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand respectively. That would add to the star quotient of a tournament.
Virat Kohli has reclaimed the No.1 position in the latest ICC rankings for One-Day International (ODI) batsmen released Sunday at the conclusion of the Asia Cup which was won by Sri Lanka.
The scenes in the Australia dressing room at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi Stadium are still vivid. Seats near the sightscreen provide a clear view of the front portion in the glass enclosure and the men inside were in utter despondency.