T20 World Cup 2021 | There is a big communication gap between BCCI and Virat, says Sandeep Patil

Former BCCI chairman of selectors Sandeep Patil believes there is a major communication gap between the BCCI and Virat Kohli, adding that the two sides should not make different statements. Meanwhile, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had said the decision was made with a view to the future roadmap. Kohli has decided to step down as … Read more

Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman compete for Head Coach of the Indian Team

The Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI may approach Anil Kumble and VVS Laxman for the position of head coach of the Indian team when Ravi Shastri’s tenure ends after the T20 World Cup. Kumble was the head coach for a year in 2016-17 before resigning after a falling out with the captain, Virat Kohli. Kumble was appointed … Read more

Rohit Sharma deserves to be India’s next T20I captain, says Dilip Vengsarkar

Former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar believes Rohit Sharma deserves to succeed Virat Kohli in the T20I format. He further stated that Kohli is under tremendous pressure to perform due to his responsibilities as captain and this timely decision will help him improve. Virat Kohli’s decision to step down from India’s T20I captaincy has opened doors … Read more

What does it mean for the ICC trophyless captain and stakeholders?

On Thursday, September 16, Virat Kohli announced his decision to step down as India’s T20I captain after the upcoming T20 World Cup, ending days of relentless speculation. But is it as simple as it seems or has the door opened for bigger events in Indian cricket? It started with a report – now dubbed the … Read more

Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul and Jasprit Bumrah line up for Indian T20I vice captain

According to a PTI source, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah are frontrunners to become India’s next vice-captain in the T20I format once Rohit Sharma takes over as captain. Notably, Virat Kohli will step down as captain of the T20I after the 2021 T20 World Cup. After Virat Kohli announced his plans … Read more

KL Rahul could be groomed as India’s future captain, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar believes KL Rahul could be primed as India’s future captain, following Virat Kohli’s decision to step down as T20I captain after the T20I World Cup. With Rohit Sharma likely to take over the role, Gavaskar feels that Rahul should become his deputy. Virat Kohli officially announced on Thursday, September 16, that he will … Read more

T20 World Cup 2021 | Bumrah vs Babar will be exciting battle in India-Pakistan game, says Salman Butt

Salman Butt believes the match between Jasprit Bumrah and Babar Azam will be one to look forward to in the highly anticipated clash between India and Pakistan at the 2021 T20 World Cup. He also stressed that Pakistan’s fast bowlers will be crucial for their success at the tournament. The 2021 T20 World Cup clash … Read more

Twitter reacts as Virat Kohli decides to step down as India’s T20I captain

Virat Kohli has decided to step down as India’s T20I captain after the upcoming 2021 T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, in a bid to focus more on the role in the longer versions of the game. Kohli, the leading scorer in the format, led India in 45 T20Is so far, with the … Read more

IND vs NZ | India tour of New Zealand postponed to 2022

India will not tour New Zealand later this year for an ODI series as previously scheduled, due to a crowded calendar and COVID-19 related restrictions. India should have been quarantined for 14 days before playing three ODIs against the Blackcaps as part of the 2023 World Cup Super League. India will not tour New Zealand … Read more

Virat Kohli steps down as India T20I captain after T20 World Cup

Virat Kohli confirmed on Thursday, September 16, that he will step down as India’s T20I captain after the 2021 T20 World Championship in the UAE. The 32-year-old, who took over as captain from MS Dhoni in January 2017, will continue to lead the team in tests and ODIs. Kohli cited workload management as a major … Read more