Duncan Fletcher's impending exit prompts Haresh Pandya to suggest 'Indian' options for the job of national coach. India coach Duncan Fletcher and assistant coach Sanjay Bangar during a practice session. There may not be anything common or similar between John Wright, Greg Chappell, Gary Kirsten and Duncan Fletcher, including nationalities, playing styles and achievements as players, but a noticeable feature on their CVs that bracket them together is that each one of them was Team ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The eighth edition of the Indian Premier League, says Haresh Pandya, provides Yuvraj Singh a chance to make up for time lost and opportunities missed or squandered. Delhi Daredevils' Yuvraj Singh during a practice session. Photograph: Delhi Daredevils Delhi Daredevils may have picked Yuvraj Singh for a staggering Rs 16 crore, the record-breaking price for a cricketer in IPL history, after a fierce tug of war with Royal Challengers Bangalore, who had bought him for Rs 14 crore last year, but it ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'If the BCCI's coffers are inundated with funds today, much of the credit must go to Jagmohan Dalmiya,' says Haresh Pandya. Image: BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya The king of cricket administration is back at the helm of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. Shunted out of power by the very same body nearly ten years ago on charges of misappropriation of funds in the 1996 World Cup in the subcontinent, Jagmohan Dalmiya must surely be chuckling! A fighter to the core, he first challenged ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'If Richie Benaud was born to play cricket and born to lead, he was also born to commentate on the game he graced with his inspirational presence.' Haresh Pandya pays tribute to the legendary cricketer-commentator who passed into the ages on Thursday, April 9. Image: Richie Benaud looks on during the 2013 Allan Border Medal awards ceremony, February 4, 2013 in Melbourne. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images Richie Benaud was a genius of a rare kind, both on and off the field, a ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Coach Lehmann and captain Clarke lifted the morale of the team by allowing the players to express themselves freely on and off the field' Haresh Pandya analyses what went into the making of Michael Clarke's champion side. Image: The Australian team celebrates with the trophy after winning the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 29. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images In the end, the most deserving team won the 11th World Cup. Though India, New Zealand and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Many so-called or self-styled Gandhians preach, but hardly or never practise, what Mohandas K. Gandhi personified — non-violence, simplicity, truthfulness — almost throughout his life. But Narayan Desai, who grew up in front of Gandhi, imbibed ...Outlook India, 2 months ago
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