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.

Virat has made a place for himself: Srinath

Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath Tuesday lauded Virat Kohli for creating a place for himself in Indian cricket.

Ex-cricketers welcome Gavaskar`s elevation

Former Test stalwarts Chandu Borde, Ajit Wadekar and Kiran More hailed today`s order of the Supreme Court to make Sunil Gavaskar as the president of the BCCI for IPL affairs as beneficial to the image of the T20 League which is under a cloud following last season`s spot-fixing and betting scandal.

Who has the power to remove Dhoni as captain?

What went wrong with the Indian cricket team on their just concluded tour to New Zealand? A ritualistic post-mortem has greeted the team when it returned home.

Wadekar undergoes angioplasty

Former India captain Ajit Wadekar underwent an angioplasty for a major blockage of artery and is recuperating at a city hospital here.

`Captain cool` Dhoni and his midas touch

"Dhoni, captain cool" -- the placard held by an Indian fan appropriately sums up the magic of India`s cricket captain.

Vengsarkar, Wadekar defend Dhoni

Former Indian captains Dilip Vengsarkar and Ajit Wadekar on Wednesday batted for current skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who has been facing a lot of criticism of late for the cricket team`s failures.

BCCI should focus more on Test cricket: Wadekar

Former India captain Ajit Wadekar has asked the Cricket Board to concentrate more on promoting Tests than cash-rich Twenty20 tournament IPL.

Dravid, Wadekar get top BCCI honours

Veteran India batsman Rahul Dravid and former captain Ajit Wadekar were today honoured with the Indian Cricket Board`s (BCCI) top recognitions, the Polly Umrigar Award and the C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.

CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award for Wadekar

Former India captain Ajit Wadekar will be honoured with the Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement trophy at the annual Indian Cricket Board awards ceremony to be held in Chennai on December 10.

Wadekar condemns Pak cricketers for spot-fixing

India captain Ajit Wadekar on Friday condemned the three jailed Pakistani cricketers, saying the punishment meted out to the tainted trio for their involvement in spot-fixing was "necessary" to make the game corruption free.

Lele to throw light on match-fixing in his book

Former BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele will release his autobiography `When I was there` at a function in Mumbai on November 2 in the presence of former India skipper Ajit Wadekar.

Afridi`s outburst against Tendulkar out of frustration:Wadekar

Former India captain Ajit Wadekar on Saturday dismissed claims of former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi that batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was trembling while facing fast bowler and compatriot Shoaib Akhtar as a remark `borne out of frustration`.

`India looked tired, under-prepared in Eng series`

Former captain Ajit Wadekar feels the Indian team`s humiliating 0-4 loss was a result of fatigue and lack of preparation.

When it all started: India`s first Test series win in England

The odds of India winning a Test match, let alone a series in England, were fairly negative in 1971 but it was the strongest Indian side ever to tour England at that time.

When it all started: India`s first Test series win in England

The odds of India winning a Test match, let alone a series in England, were fairly negative in 1971 but it was the strongest Indian side ever to tour England at that time.

1971 win in England tamed India`s sense of inferiority: Wadekar

The first-ever series win in England in 1971 has played a significant role in vanquishing India`s fear of facing tough opponents on hostile away conditions.

India favorites but need to be consistent: Wadekar

Even though India start as firm favourites in the upcoming World Cup, they would have to play consistently well to go all the way in the tournament, feel former cricketers.

Wadekar supports protesting hockey players

Former cricket captain Ajit Wadekar threw his weight behind the protesting hockey players, saying they have done the right thing by boycotting the national camp protesting against non-payment of their dues.

Wadekar supports protesting hockey players

Former cricket captain Ajit Wadekar threw his weight behind the protesting hockey players, saying they have done the right thing by boycotting the national camp protesting against non-payment of their dues.