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Guha questions ‘superstar culture’ in BCCI


New Delhi, June 2 : Indian cricket’s “superstar culture”, unaddressed conflict of interest issues and BCCI’s “insensitive” handling of coach Anil Kumble are the issues noted historian Ramachandra Guha touched upon in his resignation letter to the Committee of Administrators. Guha spared no one and questioned skipper Virat Kohli’s role in selection of coach, besides alleging conflict of interest on part ...

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BCCI gets a few applications for Kumble’s job


New Delhi : The Indian cricket board (BCCI) received a few applications late on Wednesday evening for the post of India’s head coach. Though the BCCI office-bearers remained tight lipped about the identity of the applicants, it has been learnt that Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid and Ravi Shastri – their names were doing the rounds as potential candidates – haven’t ...

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Google marks ICC Champions Trophy with its addictive doodle


New Delhi : Don’t try the new Google Doodle, if you have some important work to do. Today marks the start of 2017 ICC Champions Trophy cricket tournament and to get you in the mood, Google has made an interactive cricket game, which is insanely addictive. The game features a match between crickets and snails, which is a reference made by ...

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Historian Ramachandra Guha resigns as BCCI administrator


New Delhi, June 1: Historian Ramachandra Guha, appointed by the Supreme Court as one of the four administrators of BCCI, on Thursday informed the court that he had resigned from the post due to personal reasons. A Vacation Bench of Justices M M Shantanagoudar and Deepak Gupta was informed by Guha’s counsel that he had tendered his resignation on May ...

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Pandya, the all-rounder India have been waiting for

London : Hardik Pandya is a distinctive character. He oozes confidence in everything he does on and off the field. Even before he had made his debut for India, he had the temerity to say that he was the man Indian cricket was looking for. And he wasn’t wrong. For over a decade now, India have been searching for a ...

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