The current ruling group of the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA), led by former India opener Chetan Chauhan, has decided that chief coach Vijay Dahiya would be given a contract of Rs 15 lakh -- far less than the amount demanded by the KKR assistant coach.
Delhi bowlers led by young pacer Navdeep Saini complemented Unmukt Chand's well-made century as the hosts convincingly beat Rajasthan by an innings and seven runs to gain a bonus point in their group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy Cricket Tournament, here today.
Phil Hughes' tragic death has shocked the cricket world so much that even young Indian first-class players are demanding better equipped helmets in the coming days to minimise the possibility of head injury.
The Kolkata Knight Riders are on top of the table in Group A of the ongoing Oppo CLT20 but the team would not like to take its match against Dolphins on Monday lightly, said assistant coach Vijay Dahiya.
Former India wicketkeeper-batsman Vijay Dahiya has been reinstated as the chief coach of the Delhi Ranji Trophy side while former Test batsman Yashpal Sharma will head the selection panel, in a list released by the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA).
India`s abject surrender in the fourth cricket Test against England has come under attack from former cricketers, some of whom have raised serious questions marks over the team`s ability to stage a fightback in the final match of the series, starting August 15 at The Oval.
Delhi have a "80 to 90 per cent chance" of qualifying for the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals if they manage to register two outright wins in their next four games, said head coach Vijay Dahiya here today after the hosts earned three points from their drawn game against Tamil Nadu.
Mohit Sharma and Unmukt Chand made half-centuries as Delhi scored 215/3 in their first innings at the end of day 3 in reply to Baroda`s first total of 561 all out. They need 347 on the last day to take the first innings lead and bag 3 points which seemed unlikely after they lost 3 wickets.
Ashish Nehra`s latest hamstring injury has put serious question marks over his future in the longer format for his home state Delhi after senior pacer pulled out after bowling only six overs on the first morning.
Delhi`s chief cricket coach Vijay Dahiya was pleased with his side`s dominant performance over Odisha in the Ranji Trophy match and lauded veteran Mithun Manhas for his unbeaten 161 at the Ferozeshah Kotla on Saturday.
Former India batsman and DDCA vice-president Chetan Chauhan will continue to be the chairman of the selection committee while Vijay Dahia has been retained as coach of the Delhi team for the 2012-13 domestic season.