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China's internet regulator denounces its former chief now under probe

China's internet regulator had said it will purge the "evil influence" of its former top official who the ruling Communist Party has put under investigation for suspected corruption.

Nov 23, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
Who is Bharat Arun? Why was Ravi Shastri so keen to appoint him as bowling coach over Zaheer Khan?

Who is Bharat Arun? Why was Ravi Shastri so keen to appoint him as bowling coach over Zaheer Khan?

He was named as the bowling coach of India's national cricket team in 2014-16, while Shastri was incharge as team director.

Jul 18, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Anil Kumble, Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid shouldn't have faced such public humiliation, reckons Ramachandra Guha

Anil Kumble, Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid shouldn't have faced such public humiliation, reckons Ramachandra Guha

This is not the first time that Guha had raised his voice against the functioning of BCCI. Through his resignation letter back in June, the historian had pointed out quite a few loopholes in the board, one of which also included Dhoni's pay scale.

Jul 16, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
Virender Sehwag as Team India coach: Why Ravi Shastri was preferred over former opener?

Virender Sehwag as Team India coach: Why Ravi Shastri was preferred over former opener?

Sehwag reportedly had a brief discussion with India skipper Virat Kohli his views as the coach of Team India to get a feel of things.

Jul 16, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
CoA forms four-member panel to decide on Ravi Shastri's salary

CoA forms four-member panel to decide on Ravi Shastri's salary

Besides Shastri, the current coaching staff has Sanjay Bangar and R Sridhar as batting and fielding coaches respectively. The duo was hand-picked by Shastri, when he became the team director in 2014.

Jul 15, 2017, 18:15 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman are cricketing legends, but haven't coached teams, says Sandeep Patil

Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman are cricketing legends, but haven't coached teams, says Sandeep Patil

The 60-year-old even criticised CAC's decision to withhold the result on Monday citing reasons that they are presently not in a hurry and that they would like to speak to the indian skipper Virat Kohli before announcing the news.

Jul 15, 2017, 11:28 AM IST
CAC shoots letter to CoA expressing hurt over alleged 'forced' appointments of Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid

CAC shoots letter to CoA expressing hurt over alleged 'forced' appointments of Zaheer Khan and Rahul Dravid

The legendary trio reminded Rai of an e-mail where he had apparently given them a free-hand in picking the coach of the Indian cricket team.

Jul 13, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
Indian coach selection: Ravi Shastri reveals why he applied for top job after being snubbed last year

Indian coach selection: Ravi Shastri reveals why he applied for top job after being snubbed last year

In the race to become the next Indian cricket coach, veteran Mumbai cricketer Ravi Shastri emerged victorious as he edged past some of the biggest names in world cricket. The Mumbai veteran, who was snubbed at the last moment for the same role last year, once again decided to throw his hat into the ring days after Anil Kumble stepped down as coach.

Jul 13, 2017, 10:32 AM IST
Ravi Shastri buries the hatchet with Sourav Ganguly, says they both have moved on from last year's spat

Ravi Shastri buries the hatchet with Sourav Ganguly, says they both have moved on from last year's spat

Ganguly also opened up on the subject saying that he was saddened that the whole episode was being made into a battle between him and Shastri.

Jul 12, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
CoA happy with CAC's decision to appoint Ravi Shastri as Indian national cricket coach

CoA happy with CAC's decision to appoint Ravi Shastri as Indian national cricket coach

The announcement of the coach came late on Tuesday after much drama. Initially there were reports in the media which claimed the selection of Shastri which was followed by the BCCI squashing the news, only for the board to backtrack and confirm him as a coach later in the night.

Jul 12, 2017, 16:09 PM IST
Zaheer Khan, Rahul Dravid's appointments a move to curb Ravi Shastri's autonomous authority as Team India head coach?

Zaheer Khan, Rahul Dravid's appointments a move to curb Ravi Shastri's autonomous authority as Team India head coach?

It was learnt that Shastri however didn't get his choice of bowling coach -- Bharath Arun -- where Ganguly pulled a coup by getting Zaheer on board.

Jul 11, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
Twitter explodes with reactions as Ravi Shastri becomes Team India's new head coach

Twitter explodes with reactions as Ravi Shastri becomes Team India's new head coach

Earlier, CAC member Sourav Ganguly had asserted that he will be consulting Virat Kohli, who presently is holidaying in America, before announcing the name of the new coach. 

Jul 11, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Team India coach announcement only after consultation with Virat Kohli: Sourav Ganguly

Team India coach announcement only after consultation with Virat Kohli: Sourav Ganguly

Kohli, who presently is holidaying in America, is not expected to be back in the country before July 17 as he took a break after the limited-overs series against the West Indies.

Jul 11, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
Next Indian coach: Vinod Rai asks BCCI to announce name of Anil Kumble's successor today

Next Indian coach: Vinod Rai asks BCCI to announce name of Anil Kumble's successor today

Despite interviewing five candidates in a meeting which went for hours, the legendary troika of Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman failed to come to a final conclusion.

Jul 11, 2017, 12:51 PM IST
Indian coach selection: Not 10, but CAC panel interviewed just five candidates for top job – Here's the list!

Indian coach selection: Not 10, but CAC panel interviewed just five candidates for top job – Here's the list!

Ganguly hinted that the coach will be picked before the Sri Lanka tour that begins with the first Test on July 26.

Jul 11, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
India's next coach: BCCI official reveals two questions which candidates were asked during interview

India's next coach: BCCI official reveals two questions which candidates were asked during interview

The CAC comprising Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman, has so far interviewed just five candidates, namely Ravi Shastri, Virender Sehwag, Lalchand Rajput, Richard Pybus and Tom Moody. The sixth participant, Phil Simmons was however unavailable.

Jul 11, 2017, 10:57 AM IST
Virat Kohli will need to understand how coaches operate, says Sourav Ganguly

Virat Kohli will need to understand how coaches operate, says Sourav Ganguly

Ganguly made it clear that they are looking at the bigger picture for the next two years and will take a decision in the best interest of Indian cricket.

Jul 10, 2017, 20:38 PM IST
Ravi Shastri appointed as Team India's head coach; Zaheer Khan named bowling coach

Ravi Shastri appointed as Team India's head coach; Zaheer Khan named bowling coach

It is surely a huge responsibility to take on, given Team India's scintillating run on home turf under Kumble, in the last one year, but Shastri does have the backing not only from the skipper (as reported earlier), but also from few other former greats.  

Jul 10, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
BCCI unlikely to conduct interview for hiring new head coach: Report

BCCI unlikely to conduct interview for hiring new head coach: Report

The position of head coach is lying vacant after the acrimonious exit of Anil Kumble, following his falling out with skipper Virat Kohli and some senior members of the team.

Jul 09, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Ravi Shastri top contender for Team India's Head Coach; only six to be interviewed

Ravi Shastri top contender for Team India's Head Coach; only six to be interviewed

It is learnt that the CAC will interview six of the 10 candidates. As per sources, the six likely candidates are Shastri, Sehwag, Moody, Simmons, Pybus and Rajput.

Jul 09, 2017, 12:23 PM IST