Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicIndian Cricket

Topic: Indian Cricket

MS Dhoni’s farewell video was just like his cricket — less about him, more about team

Dhoni stayed an enigma through his career that came to an end Saturday. But one long hard look at his retirement video will give you a glimpse into his inner workings.

Cricket Samrat, the magazine that religiously spread the gospel of cricket for 42 years

The Hindi-language cricket magazine was the top-selling sports publication for years has been forced to shut in the wake of the Covid pandemic & lockdown.

Daren Sammy shouldn’t wait for apology from IPL teammates. India is in denial about its racism

From Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symonds’ ‘monkeygate’ scandal to Daren Sammy’s racist nickname by IPL teammates, racism in Indian cricket continues unabated.

‘You guys know who you are’: Ex-West Indies skipper Darren Sammy alleges racism during IPL

The Saint Lucian cricketer posted a video on Instagram, alleging he was called ‘kalu’ by his team members but did not know then what it meant.

The Birth of T20 fixing — Lou Vincent, American dollars and sex

In Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution, Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde write about how the first great fixing scandal to be exposed allegedly began in a hotel room.

T20 World Cup: What can women’s cricket do to enjoy the popularity of men’s cricket?

The 7th edition of the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup has begun in Australia, but much of the conversation is still around the number of viewers tuning in.

The new Dalmiya at Eden Gardens — Azhar fan, astrology believer & in cricket ‘by chance’

New CAB chief Avishek Dalmiya has big shoes to fill — not just his father Jagmohan Dalmiya’s but also Sourav Ganguly’s. Now the hope is he’ll be every bit a visionary.

How Sourav Ganguly became BCCI president, with some help from BJP

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was initially given a choice between vice-president and IPL Governing Council head, ThePrint has learnt. He declined.

Set to be BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly says first priority is ‘first-class cricketers’

Former captain Sourav Ganguly emerged as the consensus candidate for BCCI president. However, he will have to demit office in September 2020.

Indian cricket should be run by administrators, not Supreme Court, says Gautam Gambhir

Days before BCCI elections, former India opener and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir bats for ‘democratic process’ in cricket administration.

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Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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