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Dilip Vengsarkar and Team India collage.(File/BCCI)

'Need to strengthen batting': Vengsarkar calls for one big change in India XI

UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2021 05:59 PM IST
  • In an exclusive interaction with the news agency PTI, Vengsarkar said India should drop a bowler and bring in Suryakumar ahead of Hanuma Vihari as an extra batsman.
'He made the difference with his aggression': Dilip Vengsarkar explains how Mohammed Siraj 'hasn't looked back' since Australia tour(Agencies/HT Collage)
'He made the difference with his aggression': Dilip Vengsarkar explains how Mohammed Siraj 'hasn't looked back' since Australia tour(Agencies/HT Collage)

Vengsarkar explains how Siraj 'hasn't looked back' since Australia tour

UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2021 03:22 PM IST
  • Dilip Vengsarkar said that Mohammed Siraj has made a difference with his positive attitude and aggression and hasn't looked back since his debut against Australia Down Under earlier this year.
Former India cricketer and chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar(Twitter)
Former India cricketer and chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar(Twitter)

India batsmen must come to the party at Lord’s: Dilip Vengsarkar

By Sanjjeev K Samyal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2021 08:52 PM IST
The ex-India skipper, the first to hit three centuries against England in Lord’s Test, feels Virat Kohli’s team has the momentum going into the second Test.
England Skipper Joe Root along with India's Skipper Virat Kohli pose with the trophy ahead of 1st first test match between India and England, at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
England Skipper Joe Root along with India's Skipper Virat Kohli pose with the trophy ahead of 1st first test match between India and England, at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)

'Agree with Dravid; this indeed is India's best chance of winning in England'

By Aditya Bhattacharya
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2021 12:53 PM IST
  • Many have agreed with Dravid's assertion of India being the favourites against England, including Sunil Gavaskar, Monty Panesar, Brad Hogg and even Michael Vaughan. And the latest to join the bandwagon is former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar.
File image of Dilip Vengsarkar(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
File image of Dilip Vengsarkar(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

Can't say 'I'm good only in 1 format, that's what I'll be playing': Vengsarkar

By Aditya Bhattacharya
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 08:45 AM IST
A former BCCI chairman of selectors, Vengsarkar was the mastermind behind appointing MS Dhoni as India's captain in 2007. The rest, as they say, is history.
India lost the WTC final by 8 wickets to New Zealand. (Getty Images)
India lost the WTC final by 8 wickets to New Zealand. (Getty Images)

'Why didn't they prepare?': Former captain questions India's intent in WTC final

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2021 08:43 AM IST
  • Former India batsman, captain and chief selector, Dilip Vengsarkar felt there was a lack of 'intent' shown by India at the World Test Championship final.
Former India cricketer and chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar(IANS)
Former India cricketer and chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar(IANS)

'Lack of match practice may hurt India in WTC final': Vengsarkar

PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2021 02:10 PM IST
  • Stressing on the importance of practice games before an important Test or series, former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar said 'lack of match practice' might hurt Virat Kohli's side in the WTC final against New Zealand.
Indian captain Virat Kohli: File photo(Getty Images)
Indian captain Virat Kohli: File photo(Getty Images)

'The advantage with New Zealand, it is a low-profile team': Former IND captain

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 11:28 PM IST
Former Indian captain Dilip Vengsarkar said Virat Kohli and his boys have been carrying a very good form lately but lack of competitive time in the middle might affect their performance in the upcoming face-off against New Zealand.
Can Virat Kohli lead India to a Test series win in England after 14 years? (Getty Images)
Can Virat Kohli lead India to a Test series win in England after 14 years? (Getty Images)

'Man to man, India looks the better team': Vengsarkar

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 07:09 PM IST
  • Former India batsman Dilip Vengsarkar reckons Virat Kohli's India hold the advantage over New Zealand in the final of the World Test Championships.
Dilip Vengsarkar gives advice to India batters.(File)
Dilip Vengsarkar gives advice to India batters.(File)

'Have to be careful': Vengsarkar's important advice for India batters in England

UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2021 02:18 PM IST
  • Ahead of India's World Test Championship final against New Zealand and the five-Test series against England starting in August, Vengsarkar has an informative piece of advice for the Indian batsman, which may benefit the players in the challenging English conditions.
India's Rishabh Pant carries the trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after defeating Australia(AP)
India's Rishabh Pant carries the trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after defeating Australia(AP)

Former captain names youngster who can change ‘complexion of the match’

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 08:34 AM IST
Dilip Vengsarkar stated that while it is handy to have a wicketkeeper who can score, one should not have a fixed idea about certain things.
Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson.(Getty Images)
Virat Kohli and Kane Williamson.(Getty Images)

Former India captain explains what Kohli & Co. need to do to cut NZ's advantage

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2021 06:11 PM IST
New Zealand will have an upper hand heading into the WTC final as the side would have played two Tests against England prior to the high-octane clash.
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PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2021 03:57 PM IST
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File image of Dilip Vengsarkar. (Getty Images)
File image of Dilip Vengsarkar. (Getty Images)

'If I was selector, I would have brought him back': Vengsarkar on India spinner

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 11:14 AM IST
  • India vs England: With India's spinners appearing out of sorts, Vengsarkar feels the need of the hour is to bring back the veteran India spinner.
File image of Dilip Vengsarkar(Getty Images)
File image of Dilip Vengsarkar(Getty Images)

‘His presence will be a huge boost to the Indian team’: Dilip Vengsarkar wants BCCI to ‘rush’ Rahul Dravid to Australia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 04:20 PM IST
India vs Australia: Vengsarkar, a former BCCI chairman of selectors, believes Rahul Dravid’s experience as coach can be highly beneficial for the team in Virat Kohli’s absence, who will take no further part in the Test series due to paternity leave.
File images of Dilip Vengsarkar and Rohit Sharma(Getty/Mumbai Indians Twitter)
File images of Dilip Vengsarkar and Rohit Sharma(Getty/Mumbai Indians Twitter)

‘Is IPL more important to Rohit Sharma than playing for India?’: Dilip Vengsarkar questions BCCI

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 08:59 AM IST
Dilip Vengsarkar believes the BCCI needs to explain if they made an error in determining Rohit Sharma’s injuries ahead of the Australia tour.
Dilip Vengsarkar wants Sourav Ganguly to look into the matter involving Suryakumar Yadav’s omission from India’s upcoming tour of Australia.(IPL/Getty)
Dilip Vengsarkar wants Sourav Ganguly to look into the matter involving Suryakumar Yadav’s omission from India’s upcoming tour of Australia.(IPL/Getty)

Sourav Ganguly should question selectors over leaving out Suryakumar Yadav for Australia tour: Dilip Vengsarkar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 08:16 AM IST
Former chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar said that BCCI President Sourav Ganguly should probe why Suryakumar was not picked for the tour of Australia.
File photo of Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
File photo of Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

‘Why should we hire foreign coaches?’: Dilip Vengsarkar calls for Indian coaches in IPL

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 03:19 PM IST
IPL 2020: With the Indian Premier League all set for its 13th edition, Vengsarkar feels more IPL franchises should go for Indian coaches rather than opting for foreign stars. Currently Kings XI Punjab are the only team that has an Indian as its head coach. The franchise is being coached by former India legend Anil Kumble.
File image of Virat Kohli.(Getty Images)
File image of Virat Kohli.(Getty Images)

Dilip Vengsarkar reveals story behind Virat Kohli’s selection for Team India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 12:34 PM IST
Virat Kohli made his debut for India in 2008 just a few months after leading the U-19 Indian team to the World Cup title. Vengsarkar recalled the qualities that he noticed in Kohli that led him to select him in the Indian team.
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)

Good Old Days: When Sanjeev Sharma got five-for in Sharjah and then faced Ian Bishop in West Indies

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2020 03:37 PM IST
Many remember Sharma as the unlucky man, who could have dismissed Graham Gooch cheaply in the 1990 Lord’s Test when Kiran More dropped a regulation catch.
Cheteshwar Pujara of India leaves the field after being dismissed during day three of the First Test match between New Zealand and India(Getty Images)
Cheteshwar Pujara of India leaves the field after being dismissed during day three of the First Test match between New Zealand and India(Getty Images)

India vs New Zealand: Our batting looks unsettled on tour - Dilip Vengsarkar

Hindustan Times | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 08:51 AM IST
Virat Kohli’s men were outplayed in all departments of the game in Wellington, suffering a 10-wicket drubbing in just over three days.
Adhinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar in 83.(Instagram)
Adhinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar in 83.(Instagram)

83: Ranveer Singh shares first poster of Adhinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar, the ‘finest exponent of the drive’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 01:22 PM IST
Ranveer Singh has shared the first-look poster of Adhinath Kothare as former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengasarkar. See it here.
Former cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar and India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane felicitate U-19 players.(PTI)
Former cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar and India's Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane felicitate U-19 players.(PTI)

Important to deliver at big events like U-19 WC: Dilip Vengsarkar, Ajinkya Rahane tell Mumbai youngsters

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 10:20 PM IST
Jaiswal and Saxena, who play for Dadar Union, were felicitated by Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane in presence of Vengsarkar and former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar.
Indian captain Virat Kohli with head coach Ravi Shastri(PTI)
Indian captain Virat Kohli with head coach Ravi Shastri(PTI)

‘In a 5-Test series 2 can be played with pink ball,’ Dilip Vengsarkar

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Aritra Mukherjee
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 10:40 PM IST
The low spectator turn out in Test matches in India has been a growing concern for the last few years with captain Virat Kohli even proposing to limit Test cricket to 5 venues only.
Virat Kohli celebrates his 31st birthday.(HT Collage)
Virat Kohli celebrates his 31st birthday.(HT Collage)

Virat Kohli throwback: In his first interview, 18-year-old Kohli analyses India’s 2007 World Cup plans - WATCH VIDEO

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 01:23 PM IST
In the interview, where he sat alongside delhi teammate Puneet Bisht, Kohli spoke on India’s squad for the 2007 World Cup, and how the team would fare under Rahul Dravid’s leadership.
MSK Prasad with captain Virat Kohli(AP)
MSK Prasad with captain Virat Kohli(AP)

Former India wicket-keeper tears into selection committee, claims he saw them get tea for Anushka Sharma during World Cup

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 06:39 PM IST
Former India wicket-keeper batsman Farokh Engineer slammed the Indian selection committee. He also went on to state that they only got tea for Virat Kohli’s wife Anushka Sharma during the World Cup in England in 2019.
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli plays a shot.(PTI)
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli plays a shot.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli surpasses Dilip Vengsarkar in highest Test run-scorers’ list

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Vengsarkar, who played 116 Tests, scored 6,868 runs in his career. On the other hand, Kohli, who has played 81 Tests so far, has scored 6,878 runs so far in his career.
Former India chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
Former India chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

‘He’s a world class player,’ Dilip Vengsarkar bats for new opener for India in Tests

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Former India chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar has backed Rohit Sharma to open for India in Test matches
India's captain Virat Kohli gets the ball from India's KL Rahul.(AP)
India's captain Virat Kohli gets the ball from India's KL Rahul.(AP)

Virat Kohli leads by example, seals away wins record as skipper

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sanjjeev K Samyal
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 08:06 AM IST
Unlike Clive Lloyd’s West Indies and Steve Waugh’s Australia, Kohli’s team doesn’t turn up and blow the opposition away. They believe in inflicting a slower death.
Sulakshan Kulkarni has turned down Mumbai head coach’s job(Twitter)
Sulakshan Kulkarni has turned down Mumbai head coach’s job(Twitter)

Unhappy with below-par contract, Kulkarni declines Mumbai head coach job

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 09:43 AM IST
Kulkarni met the MCA’s ad-hoc committee on Tuesday. The contract period is from June 1 to May 30, but Kulkarni was offered a contract after a delay of a couple of months, which could be the reason on the reduced remuneration being offered to the coach
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