Kumble, Srinath stage walkout from KSCA AGM

Former Indian captain Anil Kumble and speedster Javagal Srinath today staged a walkout from the Annual General Body Meeting of the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) alleging misuse of funds by the current set-up.

Ganguly set to be annointed as CAB secretary

Former India captain will begin a new innings as cricket administrator when he`s elected uncontested for the post of joint-secretary of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) at its 83rd AGM here on Sunday.

Cricketer Rajesh Chauhan suffers cardiac arrest

Former cricketer Rajesh Chauhan, who was part of the famous spin trio along with Anil Kumble and Venkatapathy Raju in the 1990s, Monday suffered a massive cardiac arrest and was battling for life, a doctor said.

To be in top 10 in the world is surprising, says Binny

Surprised to find his name among the top-10 bowling performances of all time after breaking Anil Kumble`s 21-year-old record, Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny said seaming conditions played a huge role in his haul of 6/4 against Bangladesh here.

Two players approached by bookies in this IPL, says Sunil Gavaskar

The interim president of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday admitted that two cricketers were approached by the bookies and the matter has been reported to the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit officials (ACSU).

Kumble has been of great help: Anderson

New Zealand`s batting sensation Corey Anderson, who is turning out for Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League, has thanked the team`s chief mentor Anil Kumble for providing him tips about facing spin bowling.

Play hard, Play fair: Gavaskar

BCCI interim President, Sunil Gavaskar stressed on the importance of playing the game according to MCC Spirit of Cricket -- Play hard, Play fair -- during Captains & Coaches meeting ahead of the seventh IPL which begun in Abu Dhabi today.

Dravid, Kumble, Srikkanth feel BCCI will have to abide by SC

Former India captains Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid and Kris Srikkanth on Thursday said that the BCCI will have to abide by the suggestions of Supreme Court but refused to comment on the specific proposals made by the apex court.

ICC confident Kumble`s presence in DRS discussions to `win over` BCCI

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is reportedly confident that the presence of former Indian captain Anil Kumble in the discussion over the Decision Review System (DRS) will win over the powerful Indian board in changing their stance over the system.

Let former players decide on new roles: Ganguly

Former captain Sourav Ganguly today said the expertise of former Indian cricketers can surely be utilised for bringing improvements in the team but was not sure if they will have enough time for the challenging job.

Not used to throwing my hat anywhere: Sourav on coaching

Ex-India captain Sourav Ganguly asserted Saturday that the expertise of former greats can be utilised for developing the current cricket team even as he refused to "throw in my hat for the job".

With advice from Kumble, Rahul Sharma ready to rock for DD

`To hell and back` is how one can describe young leg-spinner Rahul Sharma`s career in the past couple of seasons but the lanky Punjab lad is all focused on performing his heart out for the Delhi Daredevils in IPL-7, thanks to words of wisdom from Anil Kumble and Yuvraj Singh.

Nostalgic Sachin recalls writing letters to wife Anjali

Walking down memory lane, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday recalled writing letters to wife Anjali in the pre-mobile era and found her handwriting "beautiful," which anyone would "watch and admire".

Rahul Dravid concerned with Zaheer's long-term prospects

Former captain Rahul Dravid feels it is time for Zaheer Khan to start deliberating on his future as it would be difficult for the senior pacer to survive the rigours of five Test matches when India tour England later this year.

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 1: Statistical highlights including Ishant's best haul

Statistical highlights of the first day`s play in the second and final cricket Test between India and New Zealand here Friday.

Way I`m bowling at the moment, am very happy: Ishant

He might have been under the scanner for a while now due to poor form, but India`s pacer Ishant Sharma, who on Thursday reached the milestone of 150 Test wickets, said he was happy with the way he has been bowling.

Ishant Sharma reaches 150-wicket mark in Test cricket

Pacer Ishant Sharma became the 11th Indian to take 150 Test wickets when he removed opener Hamish Rutherford on the opening day of the first cricket Test against New Zealand, here Thursday.

Dhoni, Pujara in ICC Test team

Mumbai: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Cheteshwar Pujara have been picked for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team of the Year.

`Kumble allegations are false, Patel was never a part of FGI`

Former Karnataka Ranji player and Frontiers Group India (FGI) Director Carlton Saldanha today refuted KSCA President Anil Kumble`s allegations and clarified that former secretary Brijesh Patel was never a part of the Sporting Frontiers.

I didn`t stop Kumble, supported his KSCA nomination: Patel

Former KSCA Secretary Brijesh Patel has rebutted President Anil Kumble`s allegations that he tried to stop the former leg-spinner from contesting the cricket board`s polls.

I am proud I played with Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar, says Kumble

Former India captain Anil Kumble on Wednesday said that he was proud of having played with Sachin Tendulkar who was recently conferred with the Bharat Ratna.

Kumble says KSCA made progress by keeping away likes of Patel

Former India captain and Karnataka State Cricket Association President Anil Kumble on Wednesday said that the KSCA was able to work for the progress of cricket in the state because his team was successful in keeping away former secretary Brijesh Patel and his associates from the helm of affairs.

India became a sporting nation in the last decade: Kumble

Spin legend Anil Kumble on Wednesday said India became a sporting nation only in the last decade and other sports should take a cue from cricket as to how to market the game in the nook and corner of the country.

Sachin threatened my place in the side: Kumble

Indian spin legend Anil Kumble Wednesday marvelled at Sachin Tendulkar`s skills with the ball saying the batting wizard was also a high quality bowler.

What they said about Sachin Tendulkar

India`s Sachin Tendulkar, who plays his 200th and final Test from Thursday, was widely regarded by his cricketing peers as the greatest batsman since the Australian legend Donald Bradman.

Srinath calls for public debate on KSCA allegations

Former India speedster Javagal Srinath on Wednesday challenged former KSCA Secretary Brijesh Patel to hold a public debate on the series of allegations levelled by him and his associates against KSCA President Anil Kumble and his team.

Kumble to deliver Pataudi Memorial lecture this year

Former Indian cricket captain Anil Kumble will deliver the second annual Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture on November 13 here.

Wait for my book to read all about `Monkeygate`, says Kumble

Former captain Anil Kumble today declined to comment on Ricky Ponting`s observation on Sachin Tendulkar`s role in the `Monkeygate` scandal, saying people should wait for his book to know his version of the incident.

Dravid, Kumble salute Sachin for inspiring Indian cricketers

Former captains Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble today saluted retiring batsman Sachin Tendulkar for setting the benchmark in world cricket and inspiring millions of countrymen to take up the game.

Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath not to seek KSCA re-election

Former India captain Anil Kumble and his ex-teammate Javagal Srinath today said they would not seek re-election in next month`s Karnataka State Cricket Association elections.