Ravi Shastri praised India captain Virat Kohli’s will to improve in all formats and that it rubs off on other players too.
Ravi Shastri also revealed that the duo of Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay will shoulder the responsibility of opening the batting on the tour to South Africa.
Rohit Sharma opened up to India head coach Ravi Shastri after his third double century — a record — in ODIs.
Ravi Shastri offered prayers at the famous Sreevallam Parasurama temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
Ravi Shastri’ draws a salary of 1.17 million dollars per year from the BCCI which is even more than skipper Virat Kohli but it does not include the money he earns from advertising.
Talat Ali, manager of the Pakistan team during Champions Trophy, revealed that former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri fired up Pakistan players.
Hardik Pandya has the ability to clear any ground in the world with his power-packed strokes, coach of the Team India Ravi Shastri said.
Ravi Shastri said, “Dhoni is still the best wicketkeeper in the world and he is the quickest. The break from Test cricket has been great for Dhoni. He is an asset to the Indian team. He is an elder statesman in the dressing room.”
Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to be much more considerate when it comes to scheduling international matches in order to provide adequate breaks to players and support staff.
In a chat with Shamik Chakrabarty, India coach Ravi Shastri speaks on a range of topics — from the equation Dhoni and Kohli share, on Ravichandran Ashwin’s future in ODIs, and more.
Ravi Shastri said that his goal is to focus on 2019 World Cup but also stated that India should continue to excel in Test matches as well. He revealed that preparation for World Cup and continuing the good form in Tests, both require a different level of preparation.
Ravi Shastri claims Virat Kohli’s young team is more successful than other Indian touring parties, which consisted some of the biggest names in world cricket, to Sri Lanka.
Even with Virat Kohli on a fantastic run where he has now led the country to 27 wins and lost just three, Ravi Shastri maintained that MS Dhoni still stands head-and-shoulders above the rest. Dhoni won 27 matches for India in 60 matches with 18 defeats and 15 draws.
India are all set to face Sri Lanka in first Test of the three-match series which is scheduled to begin from July 26. Indian off-spinners on Monday shared about his plans for this tour and how is he seeing his 50th Test of the career.
Member of the 1983 World Cup winning team and current India coach Ravi Shastri put Harmanpreet Kaur’s 171 run knoc against Australia side-by-side with Kapil Dev’s 175 runs against Zimbabwe then. He also urged the ladies to go for the trophy at Lord’s.