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Erapalli Prasanna, Mohinder Amarnath want Virat Kohli to lead Indian cricket team in all formats

Erapalli Prasanna, Mohinder Amarnath want Virat Kohli to lead Indian cricket team in all formats

Under MS Dhoni's watch, India have suffered three successive series defeats, against Bangladesh, South Africa and now Australia.

Having captain's faith is most important for spinner: Erapalli Prasanna

Indian spin legend Erapalli Prasanna says it is imperative for a spinner to have the captain's faith in his abilities as a bowler.

Having captain's faith most important for spinner: Erapalli Prasanna

Having captain's faith most important for spinner: Erapalli Prasanna

India’s legendary off-spinner Erapalli Anantharao Srinivas Prasanna said the most important thing for a spinner is for his captain to have faith in him.

Ravichandran Ashwin presented Arjuna Award on Friday

Ravichandran Ashwin presented Arjuna Award on Friday

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was on Friday presented the Arjuna Award, which was conferred on him last year, by the Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here.

Erapalli Prasanna wants players of suspended teams to continue playing in IPL

Erapalli Prasanna wants players of suspended teams to continue playing in IPL

Legendary spinner Erapalli Prasanna on Wednesday said the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council needs to reorganise the tournament by addressing the twin concerns about finding slots for the players of the two banned franchises and ensuring the high profile tournament has at least eight teams.

Former cricketers welcome BCCI move to appoint Tendulkar & Co

Former cricketers welcome BCCI move to appoint Tendulkar & Co

Former India cricketers on Monday hailed the BCCI's decision to appoint retired greats Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly in its cricket advisory committee, terming it a "step in the right direction."

India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Erapalli Prasanna

India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Erapalli Prasanna

The Indian bowling was a pleasant surprise in the recent cricket World Cup but a bigger pool of genuine fast bowlers and spinners needs to be created for the team to be a consistent force in the future, feels the legendary E Prasanna.

Virat Kohli the leader must play more responsibly: Erapalli Prasanna

Virat Kohli the leader must play more responsibly: Erapalli Prasanna

Virat Kohli is expected to captain India in all formats at some point but before that happens the star batsmen must start taking more responsibility towards his team, says spin great Erapalli Prasanna.

Absence of leg-spinner will cost India dear: Erapalli Prasanna

Absence of leg-spinner will cost India dear: Erapalli Prasanna

Erapalli Prasanna feels it would be tough for India to progress beyond the Cricket World Cup quarterfinals with the bowling line-up they possess, adding that the lack of a leg-spinner in the squad will make the going only tougher for the defending champions.

Dilip Vengsarkar critical of Mumbai cricket's present condition

Dilip Vengsarkar critical of Mumbai cricket's present condition

Former India skipper and ex-chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar here expressed concerns about the declining standard of cricket in Mumbai, considered as the nursery of the country's players, and said that advanced coaching is the need of the hour.

Dhoni should have announced retirement after series: Prasanna

Dhoni should have announced retirement after series: Prasanna

Spin great Erapalli Prasanna said Mahendra Singh Dhoni was captain par excellence as he took the Indian cricket team to the highest level in all forms of the game by winning the T20 and ODI World Cup, besides taking the Test side to the coveted number one spot.

Erapalli Prasanna advocates lighter bats to negotiate bouncers

Erapalli Prasanna advocates lighter bats to negotiate bouncers

Paying condolences to Phillip Hughes, who died two days after he was struck on the head during a domestic match in Sydney, Indian spin wizard Erapalli Prasanna today advocated use of lighter bats to negotiate bouncers.

BCCI flourished in Eden, but hijacked by TN: Bishan Singh Bedi

BCCI flourished in Eden, but hijacked by TN: Bishan Singh Bedi

 Taking at dig at Indian Cricket Board's president-in-exile N Srinivasan, spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi on Tuesday said it was a mystery to see the BCCI, which was born in Delhi and flourished at the Eden Gardens here, being hijacked by Tamil Nadu.

Using Ravindra Jadeja as a strike bowler is disastrous, reckons Erapalli Prasanna

Legendary off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna on Friday questioned India`s logic behind ignoring Ravichandran Ashwin and termed team management`s move to play Ravindra Jadeja as a strike bowler a "disastrous" one.

Ashwin lacks required deception to succeed overseas: Prasanna

Former Test spinner Erapalli Prasanna is highly critical of Ravichandran Ashwin`s performance for India while playing abroad, saying the Tamil Nadu tweaker "lacks deception" in his bowling.

Present era spinners don`t attempt to take wickets: Prasanna

Not too impressed with the current lot of spinners in international cricket, the legendary Erapalli Prasanna said not a single tweaker of the present era attempts to take wickets.

BCCI should take note of Dravid`s remark and rectify: Prasanna

Terming batting great Rahul Dravid`s remarks on Indian cricket facing a serious credibility crisis as "constructive", former spin legend Erapalli Prasanna on Monday asked the BCCI to take cognisance of it and rectify themselves.

Cricket no more a gentleman`s game: Prasanna

Terming the BCCI`s Emergent Working Committee meeting in Chennai a sham, former spin legend Erapalli Prasanna says that money is ruling the sport now and it is no more a gentleman`s game.

Packed Eden Gardens - a tribute to Tony Greig

A little over a year ago, former England captain Tony Greig had called the Eden Gardens a morgue.

Sachin`s retirement from ODIs a realistic decision: Prasanna

Former ace off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna on Sunday said Sachin Tendulkar`s retirement from ODIs was a "realistic" decision.