MCA panel ropes in Sachin Tendulkar as special invitee
MCA panel ropes in Sachin Tendulkar as special invitee

 The new Cricket Improvement Committee (CIC) of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Thursday roped in former batting great Sachin Tendulkar as a special invitee to attend its meeting and share valuable tips and views whenever he is available in the city.

In new role, Tendulkar to do his bit to improve Mumbai cricket
In new role, Tendulkar to do his bit to improve Mumbai cricket

Retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar has been roped into the newly formed Cricket Improvement Committee of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) as a special invitee and would attend its meetings whenever he is available.

Commentary will make people aware of ladies cricket: Anjum Chopra
Commentary will make people aware of ladies cricket: Anjum Chopra

Making her presence felt inside the commentary box in IPL-8, former Indian women's captain Anjum Chopra feels that the unique opportunity will certainly make people take note of ladies cricket and improve gender bias in sport.

Cricketing world hails India`s historic 95-run win at Lord`s

Cricketers from world over took to twitter today to heap praise on India for their first Test victory at Lord`s in 28 years after they beat the hosts by 95 runs in the second Test here.

India deserving winners: Manjrekar

Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar has said India are deserving winners of the second Test after defeating England by 95 runs at Lord`s here Monday.

Former cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar bereaved

Former Test cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar today lost his mother, who passed away in a local hospital where she had been admitted a fortnight ago.

Spinners may play major role in IPL: Manjrekar

Spinners may have a "major role" to play in the Indian Premier League with the first leg of tournament staged in the UAE expected to have "typical sub-continent" wickets, according to cricketer-turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar.

Youngsters can benefit from IPL, says Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid today said that one of the benefits youngsters can reap by competing in the IPL is that it gives them the experience of playing in front of large crowd even before representing India, besides giving them opportunities to share the dressing room with legends.

Memoirs of Unmukt Chand comes out in a book

Barely 20, Unmukt Chand has already done enough on the cricket field since he picked up the willow for the first time 14 years ago, and the promising young Turk`s diary today took the shape of a book that encapsulates India`s triumph at the 2012 Under-19 World Cup last year.

Ian Chappell hits out at BCCI for muzzling commentators over DRS

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has slammed Indian Cricket Board for "muzzling" commentators over the controversial DRS.

Sanjay Manjrekar XI take narrow lead over Phadkar XI

Vijay Manjrekar XI`s medium-pace and spin combination of Shreyas Patil and Karsh Kothari shared six wickets equally to help bowl out Dattu Phadkar XI for 140 and help their side take the first innings lead in the 28th Sportstar Trophy MCA U-19 Selection Trial tournament on Wednesday.

Ganguly confident Tendulkar will respond fittingly to critics

The calls for retirement might have grown louder after Sachin Tendulkar was bowled three times on the trot in the recent Test series against New Zealand, but former India skipper Sourav Ganguly is convinced the senior batsman would respond in a befitting manner.

Sachin Tendulkar not finished as yet: Manjrekar

With age not on his side, Sachin Tendulkar has become vulnerable to full length deliveries but he is "not finished" as yet and is still good enough to score runs at the highest level, feels former cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar.

Yuvraj Singh, Tendulkar mourn Rajesh Khanna's death

Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has expressed grief on hearing the news of actor Rajesh Khanna’s death on Wednesday.

Manjrekar shocked at Tendulkar accepting Rajya Sabha seat

As former cricketers and sportsmen welcomed his nomination to Rajya Sabha, Sanjay Manjrekar, who had played with Sachin Tendulkar, said he was shocked by his decision to accept the government`s offer.

Former players back Azhar against Kambli

Former teammates Sanjay Manjrekar, Nayan Mongia and Venkatpathy Raju and the then team manager Ajit Wadekar said that the decision to chase was a collective cricketing decision.

Dadar Union Cricket Club to get facelift

One of the most popular and oldest cricket clubs in India -- the Dadar Union Cricket Club – is all set to get a facelift.

Wrong pitch-reading led to Nehra`s inclusion

The presumption that the pitch at the PCA stadium would live upto its billing of being a batting paradise made M S Dhoni pick Ashish Nehra ahead of R Ashwin for the World Cup semi-final against Pakistan, says former India player Sanjay Manjrekar.

Indian bowlers need to rethink strategy

Indian bowlers, especially off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, need to re-think their strategy for the flat sub-continental pitches, feels former batsman Sanjay Manjrekar.

Indian seamers can break down any time

India won both its pre-World Cup warm-up games but the team’s fast bowlers did not gain any confidence from that, says former batsman Sanjay Manjrekar.