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Syed Kirmani

Rishabh Pant first Indian wicket-keeper to claim 20 catches in Test series

Pant surpassed former cricketers Naren Tamhane and Syed Kirmani who had recorded nineteen dismissals in 1954-55 and 1979-80 respectively.

Dec 30, 2018, 10:14 AM IST

Hope Rishabh Pant is groomed properly unlike Parthiv Patel: Syed Kirmani

Parthiv made his international debut in 2002 but thanks to the presence of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, he had a start-stop career having played only 65 international matches (25 Tests, 38 ODIs and 2 T20 Internationals) in 16 years.

Mar 10, 2018, 19:33 PM IST

Bishan Singh Bedi urges BCCI to take visually challenged cricketers under its fold

Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi and wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani urged the BCCI to take the Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) under its aegis, which will be a big boost to India's visually challenged cricketers.

Mar 09, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

Kohli & Co showed its real potential in ODI series, says Syed Kirmani

Former India wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani has lauded the manner in which the national cricket team has bounced back after losing the Test series in South Africa, saying the Virat Kohli-led side showcased its real potential and talent in the ODI series triumph.

Feb 19, 2018, 20:00 PM IST

Former India cricketer Syed Kirmani takes back eye donation pledge citing religious reasons

Syed Kirmani has found himself in hot water after his U-turn on eye donation. 

Jan 08, 2018, 18:01 PM IST

Mohali Test: Rookie Jayant Yadav joins elite company of Bapu Nadkarni, Anil Kumble

He scored a brilliant 55 off 141 balls on the third day of third Test against England at Mohali.

Nov 28, 2016, 22:56 PM IST

Bollywood to honour 'Kapil's Devils' with Salman Khan movie on India's epic 1983 Cricket World Cup victory

Despite having one of the biggest film industries in the world, India have so far failed to produce a film on one of nation's greatest sporting moments.

Nov 03, 2016, 20:25 PM IST

BCCI annual awards: Syed Kirmani gets Lifetime Achievement Award, Virat Kohli receives Polly Umrigar trophy

The BCCI annual awards for 2015 was held in Mumbai on Tuesday before the Indian team’s departure for the ODI and Twenty20 series in Australia.

Jan 05, 2016, 20:40 PM IST

No one would remember later that MS Dhoni didn’t have copybook technique: Syed Kirmani

Kirmani seemed quite impressed with Wriddhiman Saha as he heaped praise on the Bengal cricketer.

Dec 31, 2015, 09:53 AM IST

Syed Kirmani: Former India wicketkeeper to reveal discrimination faced by fellow cricketers

Kirmani said he would make the revelation in his book which will be launched soon.

Dec 30, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

Syed Kirmani: Not wrong to play Pakistan but BCCI must respect govt

Kirmani said despite being an autonomous body, the BCCI should respect the government's stand.

Dec 29, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

Syed Kirmani: Wriddhiman Saha looking good but needs lot of improvement

The young Saha is considered as the best in India when it comes to wicketkeeping skills. 

Dec 25, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

World Cup winner Syed Kirmani nominated for CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

The three-member committee unanimously picked Kirmani for the prestigious award.

Dec 24, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

Syed Kirmani sees 10-over-a-side contest in future

Former India wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani said the days of ten-overs-a-side contest making a foray into international cricket is not far away as it would make the game even more interesting.

Sep 18, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

MS Dhoni offers to step down, former stars oppose move

 Under attack for India's shock defeat in the ODI series against Bangladesh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has offered to step down from captaincy but several former players expressed their opposition against such a move.

Jun 22, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

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."

Jun 01, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

ICC World Cup: MS Dhoni 'keeping' drills: Catch 10 balls on match days

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cricketing philosophy has by and large remained unorthodox and the biggest testimony to that is his 'minimum practice and maximum result' theory that has worked wonders during his decade long career as India international.

Mar 15, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

Performance depends on captain and players: Syed Kirmani

Former wicket-keeper Syed Kirmani on Tuesday welcomed Ravi Shastri`s appointment as Team India Director but said the ultimate responsibility of team`s performance lies with the captain and his players.

Aug 19, 2014, 21:08 PM IST

Sonu Rathi puts Haryana CA on top

Sonu Rathi slammed 114 (117b, 17x4) as Haryana Cricket Association piled up 384/8 in their first innings against KSCA Colts XI at stumps on the opening day of the four-day semi-final in KSCA`s All-India invitational cricket tournament here Thursday.

Aug 07, 2014, 19:58 PM IST

India is safe to host series against Pakistan: Laxman

While comparing the contest between India and arch-rivals Pakistan to the Ashes, former India batsman VVS Laxman today said India is safe to host the matches, should a bilateral series between the neighbouring countries take place.

Jun 02, 2014, 22:42 PM IST