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.
Former India bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad on Tuesday said that Zaheer Khan`s second spell is becoming a "struggle" for the left-arm speedster and also stated that none of the current India bowlers has required variation to bowl with new field restrictions in ODI cricket.
Hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will rotate a number of its players in the remaining 14 league matches of the Pepsi IPL T-20 tournament it will play on the home turf and away over the next month.
It is still early days but the coach who taught Bhuvaneshwar Kumar the basics of cricket, says the talented India seamer could soon prove to be a cricketer of an ilk, who epitomises the value of a true all-rounder.
Uttar Pradesh captain Suresh Raina was so hurt after learning about his ouster from the Test squad, that he decided to skip lunch on the final day of his team`s Ranji Trophy game against Delhi, prompting his state team coach Venkatesh Prasad to term it as "unfortunate."
A top police official has sought action against former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad and his wife for allegedly committing a "security breach" at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here after the IPL match between Deccan Chargers and Royal Challengers Bangalore.