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Bishan Singh Bedi


Kishen Wadhwaney: A treasure trove of stories, an inimitable presence in press box

October 26, 2019 8:16 am

Wadhwaney was a voracious writer, authoring several books. He also covered the historic Indian tour to South Africa in 1992, and was quite impressed by the facilities there.

‘Politicians in sports are necessary evil. They create a situation that players have to come to their door’

September 01, 2019 11:20 pm

Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi says opposition we are facing now not up to the mark, talks about how he lost captaincy for a telegram to Mrs Gandhi, recounts interactions with General Zia-ul-Haq, and calls for more debate before selectors make their choice

Bishan Singh Bedi hits back at Gautam Gambhir, says never said negative things about Navdeep Saini

August 05, 2019 10:12 am

Minutes after Navdeep Saini bowled a dream first over for the Men in Blue, Gautam Gambhir in a tweet congratulated the seamer and slammed Bishan Singh Bedi and Chetan Chauhan.

We need Indian Sports Services for administration of sports in India, says Bishen Singh Bedi

March 31, 2019 9:54 am

The former Indian cricketer stated that in India, sports were run by businessmen, bureaucrats etc. He questioned the non-existence of civil services like Indian Sports Service.

Photos: Australian cricket team meet Bishan Singh Bedi at dinner hosted by High Commission

March 12, 2019 2:58 pm

Australian team met Australian High Commissioner in India, Harinder Sidhu, and presented her with a shirt bearing her name and number 19 on the back.

Ex-DDCA officials trying to gain control through human proxies, says Bishan Bedi

June 18, 2018 2:08 am

Bishan Bedi expressed anguish at the manner in which DDCA officials are attempting to rule through proxy to find a way around the tenure cap and a three-year cooling-off period recommended by the Lodha Committee.

Angad Bedi marries Neha Dhupia: Sportspersons wish the couple on Twitter

May 11, 2018 7:59 pm

Angad Bedi and Neha Dhupia announced that they had tied the knot on May 10.

One of modern cricket's great tragedies: Bishan Bedi on ball tampering

March 25, 2018 7:49 pm

Bishan Singh Bedi on Sunday termed the ball tampering scandal involving top Australian cricketers "one of modern day cricket's great tragedies".

Feroz Shah Kotla to name stands after Bishan Singh Bedi, Mohinder Amarnath

November 21, 2017 1:35 am

There will also be a Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi 'Hall of Fame' at Feroz Shah Kotla. Additionally, DDCA announced a gate will be named after Anjum Chopra.

I don’t like players who bunk Ranji Trophy: Bishan Singh Bedi

December 18, 2017 8:06 pm

Bishan Singh Bedi expressed his concern over senior players like Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh missing Ranji Trophy.


Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag and other cricketers pay tribute to Tiger Pataudi

March 08, 2018 7:36 pm

Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag and other eminent cricket personalities at an event “Tribute to Tiger” which was a tribute to Nawab Pataudi on Bishan Bedi Cricket Coaching Trust's silver jubilee.

Virat Kohli honoured for reaching 50 international hundreds at star-studded DDCA annual conclave

November 30, 2017 11:49 am

DDCA named stands after former spinner Bishan Singh Bedi and batsman Mohinder Amarnath.