Reliving that defining moment: When Kapil's Devils shocked mighty Windies to win 1983 World Cup
Reliving that defining moment: When Kapil's Devils shocked mighty Windies to win 1983 World Cup

In what is believed to be one of the greatest upsets in the history of world cricket, Kapil Dev-led India defeated the mighty West Indies to win their first World Cup title on this day, 32 years ago.

Low morale, groupism prompted 2012 captaincy change plan
Low morale, groupism prompted 2012 captaincy change plan

Groupism and a low morale were the reasons why the selection committee wanted to replace Mahendra Singh Dhoni with the young and untested Virat Kohli as Indian cricket captain back in 2012, a plan which was scuttled by the then BCCI President N Srinivasan.

N Srinivasan deprived Virat Kohli of becoming India's ODI captain in 2012: Former selector Raja Venkat
N Srinivasan deprived Virat Kohli of becoming India's ODI captain in 2012: Former selector Raja Venkat

Batsman Virat Kohli would have become India's One-Day captain in early 2012 itself had then Board of Control for Cricket in India president Narayanswamy Srinivasan not intervened, says a former national selector.

Indian team lacks genuine all-rounders: Mohinder Amarnath
Indian team lacks genuine all-rounders: Mohinder Amarnath

Having taken India to World Cup glory in 1983 by his all-round performance, Mohinder Amarnath feels the current side lacks "genuine" all-rounders and the bowlers are trying to bowl too quick instead of focussing on line and length.

India does not look like a champion side: Mohinder Amarnath
India does not look like a champion side: Mohinder Amarnath

Making a critical assessment of the Indian team's recent performance in Australia, former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath today said the team looks jaded and hardly look like a champion side.

Stick to Virat Kohli at No 3 for the World Cup: Mohinder Amarnath
Stick to Virat Kohli at No 3 for the World Cup: Mohinder Amarnath

India's 1983 World Cup hero Mohinder Amarnath feels that Indians shouldn't shuffle too much with Virat Kohli's batting order and sticking with his No 3 position in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup, starting February 14.

Srinivasan under pressure as former players ask him to resign

Pressure mounted on N Srinivasan to quit as BCCI President with former cricketers and administrators asking him to respect the Supreme Court observation that he should step down for a fair probe into the IPL fixing 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.

Time has come to look beyond "defensive" Dhoni, says Mohinder Amarnath

Former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath says the time has come to remove Mahendra Singh Dhoni from captaincy as his "defensive approach" has resulted in the country`s prolonged failure on foreign soil.

30 years of 1983 World Cup win: How India turned it around...

Considered unworthy of participating in the World Cup by a noted Wisden journalist, India had done the unexpected and created history.

Former Delhi cricketer passes away

Former Delhi cricketer Rajeshwar Prasad Thapliyal has passed away after a brief illness.

Amarnath family`s third generation makes first-class debut

Following in the footsteps of his legendary grandfather Lala Amarnath, Digvijay Amarnath has made his foray into cricket with a first-class debut in Sri Lanka.

Amarnath`s comments not in good taste: More

Former national selection committee chairman, Kiran More feels that Mohinder Amarnath`s revelation about the BCCI president`s interference in selection matters were "not in good taste".

Not right to reveal details of selection meetings: Srikkanth

Former Selection Committee chairman Kris Srikkanth, who has been accused of shielding Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni despite poor performances, on Thursday hit back saying that it is not right to rake up issues discussed in the panel meetings.

BCCI chief Srinivasan prevented selectors from sacking Dhoni: Amarnath

Former India player and selector Mohinder Amarnath on Wednesday revealed that it was the BCCI president N Srinivasan who prevented the selectors from sacking MS Dhoni after the Australian series.

Time is not opportune to remove Dhoni, feels Gavaskar

Former selector Mohinder Amarnath has openly stated that Mahendra Singh Dhoni needs to be removed from Test captaincy but his former teammate Sunil Gavaskar feels that "time is not opportune as there is no alternative".

Everyone expected this bad patch once seniors go: Dhoni

Even as India continue to falter in Test cricket, captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said this phase was a foregone conclusion after the retirement of legends like Rahul Dravid and V V S Laxman.

Selectors are independent, insists BCCI

The BCCI on Wednesday refuted former selector Mohinder Amarnath`s accusation that Board President N Srinivasan had blocked a move to sack under-fire skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, insisting that the selectors are "independent".

Internal reason stopped MSD from being replaced: Amarnath

Former national selector Mohinder Amarnath on Tuesday created a flutter by openly admitting that "certain internal reason" stopped the selection committee from replacing Mahendra Singh Dhoni as Indian captain after eight successive Test defeats in England and Australia.

Time has come for Sachin Tendulkar to retire: Amarnath, Vengsarkar

Mohinder Amarnath says that Sachin Tendulkar should quit international cricket as he no longer can play the way he used to in the past.