Unlike the past, where India spinners would trap visiting non-subcontinental batsmen on crumbling wickets, India's clinical decimation of South Africa was caused, fundamentally, by their pacers on what could be described as sporting tracks.
Sourav Ganguly and Ravi Shastri are known to not have seen eye to eye on all matters in the past. In 2016, the two had a public row over the selection of the India coach - the role had then been given to Anil Kumble.
The legendary Indian cricketer met India head coach Ravi Shastri and gave a few words of wisdom to struggling wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant who registered a single-digit score in the previous T20I against South Africa at Mohali.
Ravi Shastri did not mince words as he pointed out that the young wicketkeeper-batsman has let the team down during India's recent tour of the West Indies where he was dismissed first ball in an ODI game.
Virat Kohli and Co will begin their Sri Lanka tour in Galle when the two teams play the first Test from July 26. Indian cricket team will be playing a three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20I against Sri Lanka.
Ravi Shastri returned to the Indian dressing room after he was appointed India's head coach earlier this month and his first assignment would begin when India tour Sri Lanka where they are scheduled to play three Tests, 5 ODIs and a T20I.
India head coach Ravi Shastri and India captain Virat Kohli addressed the media on Wednesday in which Shastri said that coaches will come and go but the team’s fabric will remain. Shastri said, “I have matured immensely. I don’t carry any baggage. Fabric of Indian cricket team will remain. Shastris and Kumbles will come and go.” On […]
After much drama surrounding the appointment of team India’s head coach, Ravi Shastri was finally confirmed as the new head coach of the Indian cricket team on Tuesday. Reports on Tuesday evening had said that the former India cricketer is the new coach but Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) denied it only […]
Shastri was director of the Indian cricket team between 2014 and 2016 in which he led the team to the semi-final of the 2015 World Cup and 2016 T20I World Cup. He had also applied for the job in 2016 but Kumble was chosen over him. The former spinner was offered a one-year contract. Under […]