Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri, Duncan Fletcher to attend funeral of Phillip Hughes
Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri, Duncan Fletcher to attend funeral of Phillip Hughes

Stand-in skipper of the Indian team Virat Kohli will attend the funeral of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes on Wednesday.

Duncan Fletcher to join Indian team in Australia
Duncan Fletcher to join Indian team in Australia

 Indian coach Duncan Fletcher, who was not present at the pre-departure press conference here today, is reported to join the Virat Kohli-led team in Australia from his native place South Africa.

India vs Sri Lanka: Suresh Raina rested for final ODI
India vs Sri Lanka: Suresh Raina rested for final ODI

With the series already in pocket, the Indian team management has decided to rest senior batsman Suresh Raina for the fifth and final ODI, here Sunday.

Ravi Shastri to continue as Team India director till ICC World Cup 2015
Ravi Shastri to continue as Team India director till ICC World Cup 2015

As per a decision taken at the BCCI's working committee meeting on Friday, former Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri will continue as the Team Director of the Indian team till the ICC World Cup 2015.

Never term coaches as Indian or overseas: Sanjay Bangar
Never term coaches as Indian or overseas: Sanjay Bangar

 India's assistant cricket coach Sanjay Bangar feels competence, not nationality, should be the sole criteria while judging a coach and criticism should never be based on whether the person is an Indian or not.

Exclusive: Ravi Shastri backs Duncan Fletcher in his report to BCCI
Exclusive: Ravi Shastri backs Duncan Fletcher in his report to BCCI

Indian cricket team's director Ravi Shastri has backed under-fire coach Duncan Fletcher in his assessment report that is to be submitted to the BCCI, details of which have been confirmed to Zee News by sources.

Ravi Shastri backs Duncan Fletcher's skills as coach

The reports of head coach Duncan Fletcher and Ravi Shastri, who took over as the Indian team's director for the second part of the tour to England comprising limited over matches, are to be tabled before the Cricket Board's working committee for its members' perusal.

Ravi Shastri backs Duncan Fletcher's skills as coach

The reports of head coach Duncan Fletcher and Ravi Shastri, who took over as the Indian team's director for the second part of the tour to England comprising limited over matches, are to be tabled before the Cricket Board's working committee for its members' perusal.

I took pedalo for drink with Ian Botham: Andrew Flintoff
I took pedalo for drink with Ian Botham: Andrew Flintoff

Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff has revealed that his notorious encounter with a pedalo during the 2007 World Cup was a failed attempt to enjoy a nightcap with Ian Botham.

Drop Fletcher, bring in Vengsarkar, Shastri: Engineer
Drop Fletcher, bring in Vengsarkar, Shastri: Engineer

 

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.

Will think about future once I return to India: Ravi Shastri
Will think about future once I return to India: Ravi Shastri

Former cricket captain and now team director Ravi Shastri said he had plenty of one-on-one chats to lift the Indian cricketers bounce back in style and win the ODI series after suffering a humiliating 1-3 loss in the Tests in England.

Ravi Shastri, Duncan Fletcher  should stay with Team India till 2015: VVS Laxman
Ravi Shastri, Duncan Fletcher should stay with Team India till 2015: VVS Laxman

 Former batsman VVS Laxman believes that tinkering with Team India's support staff is not a viable option and newly-appointed Team Director Ravi Shastri and coach Duncan Fletcher should stay till the 2015 World Cup.

Ravi Shastri backs Duncan Fletcher, calls him strong character
Ravi Shastri backs Duncan Fletcher, calls him strong character

 His report will decide Duncan Fletcher's future as India's cricket coach and Ravi Shastri, who served as Team Director during the just-concluded limited overs series against England, has put his weight behind the under-fire Zimbabwean by calling him a "solid character".

Reports of Duncan Fletcher, Ravi Shastri to be tabled at working committee
Reports of Duncan Fletcher, Ravi Shastri to be tabled at working committee

The reports of head coach Duncan Fletcher and Ravi Shastri, who took over as the Indian team's director for the second part of the tour to England comprising limited over matches, are to be tabled before the Cricket Board's working committee for its members' perusal.

Duncan Fletcher's fate to be decided by Ravi Shastri's report: Sources
Duncan Fletcher's fate to be decided by Ravi Shastri's report: Sources

Under-fire India cricket coach Duncan Fletcher's fate at the top job is expected to be decided by the BCCI after it receives Team Director Ravi Shastri's report on the England tour, the Board said Sunday.

BCCI willing to pay Ravi Shastri Rs 1.5 crore in new contract
BCCI willing to pay Ravi Shastri Rs 1.5 crore in new contract

Just a day earlier after offering Ravi Shastri a contract extension, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is willing to pay him Rs 1.5 crore, along with additional perks per annum. Shastri who is the new India team director, has started his stint on a successful note after the visitors pocketed the bilateral ODI series against England 3-0, with a game to play.

2nd ODI: India vs England - Preview
2nd ODI: India vs England - Preview

Rocked by one controversy after another, India will be hoping that the spotlight shifts to the cricketing action as they take on an upbeat England side in the second one day international of the five-match series here on Wednesday.

Dhoni`s comments on Fletcher to be discussed at working committee meet: BCCI

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s statement that coach Duncan Fletcher continues to remain the `boss` of the team and will stay till the 2015 World Cup has prompted a livid BCCI to take up the matter at the next Working Committee meeting.

`Boss` Duncan Fletcher will lead India into World Cup: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Ending speculation about coach Duncan Fletcher`s role in the five one-dayers against England, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said that the Zimbabwean will stay as "boss" of the team until the 2015 World Cup.

Stephen Fleming bats for MS Dhoni, calls him best option as Test skipper

Ex-New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming today backed under-fire Mahendra Singh Dhoni as still the best option to lead India in Tests notwithstanding the squad`s 1-3 defeat to England, saying it was pointless to make a change without addressing problems plaguing the team.