Under attack for India's shock defeat in the ODI series against Bangladesh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has offered to step down from captaincy but several former players expressed their opposition against such a move.
Former India cricketers on Monday hailed the BCCI's decision to appoint retired greats Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly in its cricket advisory committee, terming it a "step in the right direction."
Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cricketing philosophy has by and large remained unorthodox and the biggest testimony to that is his 'minimum practice and maximum result' theory that has worked wonders during his decade long career as India international.
Former wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani on Tuesday welcomed Ravi Shastri`s appointment as Team India Director but said the ultimate responsibility of team`s performance lies with the captain and his players.
Sonu Rathi slammed 114 (117b, 17x4) as Haryana Cricket Association piled up 384/8 in their first innings against KSCA Colts XI at stumps on the opening day of the four-day semi-final in KSCA`s All-India invitational cricket tournament here Thursday.
While comparing the contest between India and arch-rivals Pakistan to the Ashes, former India batsman VVS Laxman today said India is safe to host the matches, should a bilateral series between the neighbouring countries take place.
A local court today remanded Syed Kirmani, an accused under POTA, in 14-day police custody in connection with his alleged involvement in anti-national activities and links to Pakistan-based outfits in spreading terror in India.
The BCCI is likely to summon under-fire captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coach Duncan Fletcher for a meeting to take stock of the Indian cricket team`s disastrous overseas record in the last three years.
Former stumper Syed Kirmani on Tuesday backed Mahendra Singhi Dhoni`s captaincy, saying too much should not be read into India`s fourth consecutive series loss overseas as he felt every team goes through a bad phase.