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Ode to the unsung heroes who serve Indian cricket

Ode to the unsung heroes who serve Indian cricket

The kerfuffle between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli that has hogged headlines across the cricket world in the past few days has turned my attention to people like Ramakant Achrekar and his ilk.Achrekar's name resonates the most in modern Indian cricket because he has coached and mentored an impressive number of cricketers (in the past three decades or so) who went on to play, or were very close to being picked for India.His most famous pupil Sachin Tendulkar strode across the cricketing world ..., 8 hours ago

Is this why BCCI was not in favour of Kumble's extension?

Titled 'Restructuring of Remuneration And Contracts of Personnel Of The Indian Cricket Team', the former India coach proposed a hike for the support staff during the presentation made to the BCCI in May. IMAGE: Anil Kumble. Photograph: BCCI Remunerations dominated former India coach Anil Kumble's 19-page proposal on restructuring of contracts to the Board of Control for Cricket in India in which he had demanded that the 'chief coach should earn 60 percent of the captains' estimated ...
 Rediff.com3 hours ago New Indian coach to have tenure till 2019 World Cup: BCCI  Rediff.com1 day ago BCCI to invite more applications for coach's post  Rediff.com2 days ago Kumble steps down as India's coach  Rediff.com2 days ago

CA offer players new deal in bid to end pay dispute

IMAGE: Australia cricket team. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Cricket Australia (CA) has offered players a revised pay deal in a bid to end a bitter dispute over a revenue-sharing model with just a week to go before the current agreement expires. Australia's top cricketers face being locked out unless a new memorandum of understanding is struck between CA and the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) before the end of the month. At the heart of the dispute is a long-standing ...
 Rediff.com7 hours ago Australia rest Starc, drop O'Keefe for Bangladesh tour  Rediff.com1 week ago Australia players' association rejects new pay offer  Rediff.com2 hours ago

De Grandhomme, Raval earn NZ central contracts

IMAGE: All-rounder Colin de Grandhomme. Photograph: New Zealand Cricket New Zealand Cricket have awarded all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme and opening batsman Jeet Raval with central contracts for the next 12 months. Batsman Neil Broom has also been offered a contract after he was recalled to the national side following a lengthy absence to replace Ross Taylor while he recovered from eye surgery. Players on the list are guaranteed a retainer from NZC, with match payments on top. Each player is ...
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Miss India 2017: Meet the hopefuls

We're back... Round Two of the line up of Miss India 2017 contestants.  Photographs: Rajesh Karkera/ Presenting another round of contestants who will compete for the Miss India title at the grand finale to be held in Mumbai on Sunday, June 25. Pics: Who will win Miss India 2017? Kaheli Chophy, Nagaland Kaheli, 24, a student loves to sing. She's known to be a good Samaritan and was the face of a Clean Election Campaign in Nagaland.     Christeena Biju, Odisha ...
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BCCI gets final say on bilaterals, seat in Strategic Group

IMAGE: IPL chairman Rajeev Shukla, left, with BCCI CEO Rahul Johri. Photograph: BCCI The International Cricket Council has decided not to interfere in modalities related to bilateral agreement involving two nations, a move that could prove to be handy for the Board of Control for Cricket in India, which has constantly been harangued by the PCB for ‘not honouring’ a MoU signed in 2014. The Indian Cricket Board will now also be a part of the governance group, and more importantly, ...
 Rediff.com23 hours ago BCCI to get US $405 million from ICC  Rediff.com1 day ago

Afghanistan and Ireland join Test nations

Afghanistan and Ireland have been approved as Full Members by the International Cricket Council, meaning they have become cricket's 11th and 12th Test-playing nations. This was signed off on by the ICC Board in London on Thursday, during the ICC's AGM. Ireland and Afghanistan are included into the elite group that is permitted to play in the traditional five-day Test matches. Afghanistan Cricket Board Chief Executive Shafiq Stanikzai said, "For a nation like Afghanistan, it is a huge and ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago Afghanistan, Ireland get Test status  Rediff.com1 day ago

New Zealand's Ronchi retires from international cricket

'Luke was one of the best glovemen going around and I think that's often overlooked in a game increasingly dominated by batting and run-scoring.' New Zealand wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi retired from international cricket but will continue to play in franchise-based Twenty20 tournaments around the world, the country's cricket board said on Thursday.The 36-year-old played four one-day internationals and three T20 matches for Australia in 2008 and 2009 before switching his allegiance back to his ...
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Hated my coach, but stuck with him: Bindra on Kumble-Kohli rift

After Anil Kumble stepped down from the post of Indian cricket team's head coach following a rift with captain Virat Kohli, Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra has revealed how he stuck with a coach he hated, for 20 long years.Taking to Twitter, Bindra although did not take names of any of the two involved, he indirectly presented his views on the Kumble-Kohli episode."My biggest teacher was coach Uwe.I hated him! But stuck with him for 20 years. He always told me things I did not ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago Anil Kumble quits as India coach: Reports  Rediff.com3 days ago Kohli deletes tweet welcoming Kumble as coach  Rediff.com1 day ago In Numbers: How India fared under Kumble  Rediff.com1 day ago

23 booked in Kerala for celebrating Pak cricket victory

As many as 23 persons in Kerala's Kasargod, who allegedly celebrated Pakistan's victory over India in the Champions Trophy cricket final, have been booked on various charges including rioting and unlawful assembly, police said on Wednesday. Cases have been registered against Razaq, Masood, Siraj and 20 others of Kumbadaje panchayat on a complaint from a local Bharatiya Janata Party leader Rajesh Shetty yesterday, they said. They had allegedly burst crackers and ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago This is how Pakistan celebrated big win over India  Rediff.com4 days ago Pak boy, 15, killed in celebratory gunfire after team's CT win  Rediff.com3 days ago Pak captain Sarfraz Ahmed swarmed by fans as he gets hero's welcome  Rediff.com3 days ago
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