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MSK Prasad named new chairman of selectors; Ajay Shirke re-elected as secretary

MSK Prasad named new chairman of selectors; Ajay Shirke re-elected as secretary

Venkatesh Prasad was appointed as the new chairman of selectors while Ajay Shirke was retained as the BCCI secretary in the board's Annual General Meeting (AGM) today in Mumbai.

Revealed: Names of former India cricketers who have applied for selectors' job

Revealed: Names of former India cricketers who have applied for selectors' job

Indian board received an encouraging response despite its a stringent eligibility criteria.

 Virender Sehwag on a roll! Read his hilarious birthday message for Venkatesh Prasad

Virender Sehwag on a roll! Read his hilarious birthday message for Venkatesh Prasad

Viru's 'bindas' attitude with clearly reflects in his tweets as well.

VIDEO: India vs Pakistan — Is this the greatest send-off in international cricket?

VIDEO: India vs Pakistan — Is this the greatest send-off in international cricket?

An emotionally charged Prasad's sending off of Sohail is still regarded as one of the best celebratory moments for India.

Ravi Shastri, Sandeep Patil among 57 applicants for post of India coach​: BCCI

Ravi Shastri, Sandeep Patil among 57 applicants for post of India coach​: BCCI

Apart from Shastri and Patil, some of the other former India players who have applied for the top job are Venkatesh Prasad, Balwinder Singh Sandhu and Hrishikesh Kanitkar.

Venkatesh Prasad applies for post of Indian cricket coach

Venkatesh Prasad applies for post of Indian cricket coach

At the moment, Prasad, 46, is the chairman of the BCCI junior selecting committee.

'Confident' Balwinder Sandhu applies for Indian coaching job

'Confident' Balwinder Sandhu applies for Indian coaching job

"I have coached Mumbai, MP and Baroda and also the (defunct) ICL teams," said Sandhu.

 Bangladesh bowling coach: BCB may have expressed interest looking at my credentials, says  Venkatesh Prasad

Bangladesh bowling coach: BCB may have expressed interest looking at my credentials, says Venkatesh Prasad

Along with Prasad, the other three candidates in the fray are Sri Lanka's Champaka Ramanayake, Chaminda Vaas and Pakistan's Aaqib Javed.

Gagan Khoda surprised by 'call' to become national selector

Khoda, who is working with Indian Oil, said he was staying away from cricket after bidding adieu a couple of years ago.

Ishant Sharma still getting to know his bowling: Venkatesh Prasad

Ishant Sharma still getting to know his bowling: Venkatesh Prasad

Former India speedster Venkatesh Prasad fails to understand why Ishant Sharma is still learning about his bowling when he should be the undisputed leader of the pace attack.

UPCA keen on getting Matthew Hayden to train young state players

UPCA keen on getting Matthew Hayden to train young state players

 In a bid to hone the skills of young state players, the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) has expressed its keeness to rope in former Australia opener Matthew Hayden for a short training stint here.

Rizwan Shamshad replaces Venkatesh Prasad as UP coach

Rizwan Shamshad replaces Venkatesh Prasad as UP coach

Former Uttar Pradesh batsman Rizwan Shamshad was on Saturday appointed chief coach of the state team after ex-India medium-pacer Venkatesh Prasad's term came to an end.

Venkatesh Prasad, Sunil Joshi to feature in KPL 2015

Venkatesh Prasad, Sunil Joshi to feature in KPL 2015

Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad and left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi will make an on-field return with the fourth edition of the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) Twenty20 tournament.

Jagmohan Dalmiya praises IPL whistleblower, says will take proper action

Jagmohan Dalmiya praises IPL whistleblower, says will take proper action

Reacting to the fresh Indian Premier League (IPL) controversy regarding a reported attempt to fix matches, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya has promised to take proper action and praised the whistleblower player, according to reports.

Just bowl stump to stump, Venkatesh Prasad's tips for India's bowlers

Just bowl stump to stump, Venkatesh Prasad's tips for India's bowlers

Former India seamer and bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad wants the struggling pace trio of Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami to concentrate on bowling "stump-to-stump" without trying too many variations in upcoming Cricket World Cup, starting February 14.

I am not connected with BCCI administration: Sunil Gavaskar

I am not connected with BCCI administration: Sunil Gavaskar

With the Supreme Court on Wednesday observing that players and officials having commercial interests should stay away from administering the game, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar clarified that he is "not connected in anyway" with the BCCI administration.

Action correction helped Ishant get back into form: Coach

Ishant Sharma`s childhood coach Sharvan Kumar feels that all the criticism that the bowler faced in recent times was "justified" and is also proud that his favourite ward has answered back in the best possible way by winning an overseas Test match for India.

Virat has made a place for himself: Srinath

Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath Tuesday lauded Virat Kohli for creating a place for himself in Indian cricket.

Venkatesh Prasad bats for more Indian coaches in Indian Premier League

Saying that Indians are second to none, former pacer Venkatesh Prasad today advocated having more Indian coaches in the Indian Premier League set-up.

Baroda pip UP to win Mushtaq Ali T20 title

Baroda pipped Uttar Pradesh by three runs to regain the National T20 title for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in a thrilling last ball finish at the Wankhede stadium here today.