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Former players want Fletcher out, question MS Dhoni`s captaincy

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 10:34

India`s beleaguered cricketers have come under sharp criticism from former players who called for coach Duncan Fletcher`s immediate ouster while questioning Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s captaincy in the Test series against England that culminated with an innings and 244 runs annihilation at the Oval.

Ex-cricketers welcome Gavaskar`s elevation

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 20:01

Former Test stalwarts Chandu Borde, Ajit Wadekar and Kiran More hailed today`s order of the Supreme Court to make Sunil Gavaskar as the president of the BCCI for IPL affairs as beneficial to the image of the T20 League which is under a cloud following last season`s spot-fixing and betting scandal.

Wadekar undergoes angioplasty

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 20:03

Former India captain Ajit Wadekar underwent an angioplasty for a major blockage of artery and is recuperating at a city hospital here.

`Captain cool` Dhoni and his midas touch

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 17:20

"Dhoni, captain cool" -- the placard held by an Indian fan appropriately sums up the magic of India`s cricket captain.

Vengsarkar, Wadekar defend Dhoni

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 21:51

Former Indian captains Dilip Vengsarkar and Ajit Wadekar on Wednesday batted for current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who has been facing a lot of criticism of late for the cricket team`s failures.

When it all started: India`s first Test series win in England

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 13:52

The odds of India winning a Test match, let alone a series in England, were fairly negative in 1971 but it was the strongest Indian side ever to tour England at that time.

BCCI should focus more on Test cricket: Wadekar

Last Updated: Saturday, May 05, 2012, 18:19

Former India captain Ajit Wadekar has asked the Cricket Board to concentrate more on promoting Tests than cash-rich Twenty20 tournament IPL.

Dravid, Wadekar get top BCCI honours

Last Updated: Sunday, December 11, 2011, 09:04

Veteran India batsman Rahul Dravid and former captain Ajit Wadekar were today honoured with the Indian Cricket Board`s (BCCI) top recognitions, the Polly Umrigar Award and the C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.

CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award for Wadekar

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 15:42

Former India captain Ajit Wadekar will be honoured with the Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement trophy at the annual Indian Cricket Board awards ceremony to be held in Chennai on December 10.

Wadekar condemns Pak cricketers for spot-fixing

Last Updated: Friday, November 04, 2011, 22:40

India captain Ajit Wadekar on Friday condemned the three jailed Pakistani cricketers, saying the punishment meted out to the tainted trio for their involvement in spot-fixing was "necessary" to make the game corruption free.

Lele to throw light on match-fixing in his book

Last Updated: Monday, October 24, 2011, 22:27

Former BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele will release his autobiography `When I was there` at a function in Mumbai on November 2 in the presence of former India skipper Ajit Wadekar.

Afridi`s outburst against Tendulkar out of frustration:Wadekar

Last Updated: Saturday, October 01, 2011, 21:46

Former India captain Ajit Wadekar on Saturday dismissed claims of former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was trembling while facing fast bowler and compatriot Shoaib Akhtar as a remark `borne out of frustration`.