Mumbai: Former India stumper Farokh Engineer wants Duncan Fletcher axed as the Indian team's chief coach, and the appointment of Ravi Shastri and Dilip Vengsarkar to guide the team after the 3-1 drubbing Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men received in the five-Test series in England.
Former captain Dilip Vengsarkar on Monday called for the immediate sacking of coach Duncan Fletcher and other support staff in the wake of India`s humiliating Test series loss to England and came down heavily on captain M S Dhoni for making "glaring mistakes" for which the team paid a heavy price.
Finding fault with the BCCI for not being serious enough about Test matches, former India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar said the itinerary was wrongly drawn without any tour games in between the rubber that India miserably lost to England 1-3 at The Oval, yesterday.
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.
After hanging his Test boots on November 16, Sachin Tendulkar hosted a grand farewell party to celebrate his illustrious cricketing career on Monday. From cricketers to Bollywood stars to politicians, all were present at the occasion to celebrate Little Master’s memorable career, which lasted for 24 long years.
A day after TV channels showed Dilip Vengsarkar talking about underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s presence in the Indian dressing room, the former Indian skipper surprisingly took a U-turn and denied making any such statement even though Kapil Dev and Madan Lal confirmed such incident, according to reports.
After former India cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar called Mahendra Singh Dhoni the best one-day match finisher ever, ex-star Sourav Ganguly Saturday rated the Jharkhand dasher as one of the greatest Indian ODI players
After guiding India to a nail-biting victory over Sri Lanka in the tri-series final yesterday, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has again staked claim to the title of the best-ever finisher in the history of ODI cricket.
Former captain Dilip Vengsarkar has written to the BCCI, requesting them to slot an "additional final" of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the city to help raise funds for the drought-hit people of Maharashtra.
In a career spanning over 24 years, Sachin Tendulkar has got most of the batting records to his name and as he turned 40 today (Wednesday), former captain Dilip Vengsarkar said that the senior India batsman will have to take a re-birth to break his own records.
Slamming the Indian team for its lack of preparedness for the four-Test England series, in which the home team is down 1-2 with one game to go at Nagpur next week, former chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar said the onus is on the selectors to make at least a couple of changes to the side.
Swashbuckling Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who is set to play his landmark 100th Test match against England here on November 23, today received rich tributes from two former players belonging to the elite club who wanted him to celebrate the occasion by notching up a ton.