Former UP and Railways captain Mohammad Shahid passes away
Former UP and Railways captain Mohammad Shahid passes away

Former Uttar Pradesh and Railways captain Mohammad Shahid passed away after failing to recover from a prolonged heart illness, here.

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

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.

Gundappa Viswanath wants specialist spinner for third Test

India should include a specialist spinner in the playing XI for the Southampton Test, beginning tomorrow, former Indian great Gundappa Viswanath said.

Former India captains feel selectors should have vision

Former India captains Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Gundappa Viswanath and Sachin Tendulkar feel that selectors must look beyond statistics.

Viswanath to receive honorary doctorate from Bangalore University

Former captain Gundappa Viswanath will be conferred with an honorary doctorate by the Bangalore University for his contribution to Indian cricket.

Cricket fraternity hails young Team India for CT triumph

The cricket fraternity on Monday hailed the Indian team`s "tremendous achievement" of winning the ICC Champions Trophy.

Why can`t Ganguly become national coach, questions Viswanath

Former captain Gundappa Viswanath feels that Sourav Ganguly is ideal candidate to replace Duncan Fletcher as the coach of the Indian cricket team.

Let Tendulkar decide when to retire: say former cricketers

Former cricketers lash out at Kapil Dev`s view that Sachin Tendulkar should have retired from ODIs after the World Cup.

I really appreciate Dhoni`s decision: Vishy

He set the precedence by calling back Bob Taylor 31 years ago during the historic `Jubilee Test` in Mumbai and no wonder Gundappa Viswanath is proud about Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s gesture of deciding to call back Ian Bell at Nottingham on Monday.