BCCI annual awards: Syed Kirmani gets Lifetime Achievement Award, Virat Kohli receives Polly Umrigar trophy

BCCI annual awards: Syed Kirmani gets Lifetime Achievement Award, Virat Kohli receives Polly Umrigar trophy

The BCCI annual awards for 2015 was held in Mumbai on Tuesday before the Indian team’s departure for the ODI and Twenty20 series in Australia.

No one would remember later that MS Dhoni didn’t have copybook technique: Syed Kirmani

No one would remember later that MS Dhoni didn’t have copybook technique: Syed Kirmani

Kirmani seemed quite impressed with Wriddhiman Saha as he heaped praise on the Bengal cricketer.

Syed Kirmani: Former India wicketkeeper to reveal discrimination faced by fellow cricketers

Syed Kirmani: Former India wicketkeeper to reveal discrimination faced by fellow cricketers

Kirmani said he would make the revelation in his book which will be launched soon.

Syed Kirmani: Not wrong to play Pakistan but BCCI must respect govt

Syed Kirmani: Not wrong to play Pakistan but BCCI must respect govt

Kirmani said despite being an autonomous body, the BCCI should respect the government's stand.

Syed Kirmani: Wriddhiman Saha looking good but needs lot of improvement

Syed Kirmani: Wriddhiman Saha looking good but needs lot of improvement

The young Saha is considered as the best in India when it comes to wicketkeeping skills. 

World Cup winner Syed Kirmani nominated for CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

World Cup winner Syed Kirmani nominated for CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

The three-member committee unanimously picked Kirmani for the prestigious award.

Syed Kirmani sees 10-over-a-side contest in future

Syed Kirmani sees 10-over-a-side contest in future

Former India wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani said the days of ten-overs-a-side contest making a foray into international cricket is not far away as it would make the game even more interesting.

MS Dhoni offers to step down, former stars oppose move

MS Dhoni offers to step down, former stars oppose move

 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 cricketers welcome BCCI move to appoint Tendulkar & Co

Former cricketers welcome BCCI move to appoint Tendulkar & Co

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."

ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni 'keeping' drills: Catch 10 balls on match days

ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni 'keeping' drills: Catch 10 balls on match days

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.

Performance depends on captain and players: Syed Kirmani

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 puts Haryana CA on top

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.

India is safe to host series against Pakistan: Laxman

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.

POTA accused Syed Kirmani gets 14-day police custody

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.

BCCI likely to take stock of India`s overseas debacle

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.

Syed Kirmani bats for underfire Dhoni, downplays string of losses

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.

Cricketers should look for mentors, not coaches, says Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid today said young and budding cricketers should vouch for mentors not coaches to develop themselves as a worldclass players.

Dravid, Vishwanath in Kirmani`s greatest ever Test team

Rahul Dravid and G R Vishwanath are among the 12 Karnataka players picked by former Indian wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani in his personal list of the state`s greatest ever in Test cricket.

Hold Cronje type enquiry into IPL fixing scam: Kirmani

Syed Kirmani on Friday called on the BCCI to hold a thorough enquiry into the IPL spot-fixing scandal as was done in the case of Hansie Cronje match-fixing scam.

Not seen Test match till I was part of India squad: More

Former Test stumper Kiran More had not seen a Test match before touring the West Indies in 1982-83 with the Indian squad as understudy to Syed Kirmani.