Venkata Krishna B

Vinod Rai has failed in his duties as CoA chairman: BCCI's Amitabh Choudhary

The honourable Supreme Court in its order dated January 2, 2017, had removed the president and secretary of BCCI. However, the treasurer was allowed to continue in his post.

18 Feb 2019

Dinesh Karthik; tripped before finish line

But after a year when he had played the finisher’s role to perfection, his omission for the ODIs against Australia — the last series for India before the World Cup — appears a raw deal.

16 Feb 2019

Vijay Shankar says focus on present has changed him

It is the winter of 2017. Vijay Shankar’s maiden stint with the Indian team has seen him warm the bench.

13 Feb 2019

India vs Australia ODI series: Rahane, Rahul likely to return; Rohit Sharma may get rest

The selectors are likely to rest some of the regulars from the upcoming ODI series against Australia starting later this month.

12 Feb 2019

Fingers pointed at system of domestic umpire allotment

The new entrants didn’t undergo basic eyesight, hearing, cardio and blood tests as BCCI is said to have cited lack of time as a primary reason.

09 Feb 2019

CoA member Diana Edulji ticks off CFO’s plan to visit Australia, asks for previous tour reports

Rangnekar had visited the Caribbean and USA without necessary permission, and Edulji has asked him to report the number of tours he went on in his last two years in office.

08 Feb 2019

Franchises in the dark over IPL dates

The clock is ticking for the next edition of the IPL. Even though there are only 49 days left for the 12th edition, the franchises are in the dark over venues and the schedule.

07 Feb 2019

I never played for the sake of money: Ravichandran Ashwin

Although injuries didn’t allow Ashwin to dominate as much as he would have liked, he still ended up as the most successful spinner of the year.

03 Feb 2019

Utility factor and A reason behind Krunal Pandya’s rise

It was 2015. Krunal Pandya was playing in the DY Patil T20 tournament in Mumbai when he received calls from two IPL scouts.

29 Jan 2019

Long story to short: Ajinkya Rahane speaks to TNIE

While India are winning their way to glory in New Zealand, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is here, turning out for India A as he looks to seal a World Cup berth.

28 Jan 2019

Back in business: Time for Rahul to rediscover A game post timeout

There is a feeling in sections of the BCCI that his only mistake was his presence alongside Hardik Pandya, who made crass comments on a TV show.

27 Jan 2019

England batsman Sam Billings targetting World Cup passage through India tour

Sam Billings is an unusual all-rounder. In AB de Villiers mode, he tried his hand at other sports before deciding to pick up the bat.

26 Jan 2019

Ranji Trophy: Saurashtra make history, glory next

With so many main players missing a major part of the campaign, coach Sitanshu Kotak had to bank on under-19 players and youngsters.

20 Jan 2019

Koffee with Karan row: Duo reduced to pawns in CoA-BCCI crossfire

Pandya and Rahul are already serving suspensions, but what is the duration? Effectively, they have been suspended for an indefinite period, with nobody having an idea what’s next.

15 Jan 2019

Fast class: Emergence of the Indian pacers

Other than those in the Indian team, there is also a reserve pack of bowlers cranking up good pace. Venkata Krishna B takes a look at what went behind the emergence of this crop

13 Jan 2019