Free Press Journal
  • Is Virat Kohli the real villain in the Anil Kumble resignation saga?

    Former Indian captain and head coach of Indian cricket team Anil Kumble dropped a bombshell on Tuesday, when he voluntarily resigned as the coach of Indian cricket team. The decision was sudden but was on expected lines. The relationship between Kumble and captain Virat Kohli was not smooth and cordial and both sides had differences of opinion on many things. Sources close to Indian team say that Kohli was allegedly not happy with high

  • ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 trivia: 10 interesting facts about the tournament

    The ICC Women’s World Cup is all set to start from June 24 when New Zealand will take on Sri Lanka in Bristol while hosts England will lock horns with India at County Ground in Derby. The tournament will take place from June 24 to July 23 and will have eight teams. The first four ranked teams got the automatic qualification while the other four qualified after playing 2017 World Cup Qualifier.

  • Cricketer Gautam Gambhir becomes father for second time, welcomes little angel

    Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has every reason to celebrate as he has welcomed the birth of his second daughter on Wednesday. He posted a picture of his two daughters on Twitter to share his joy with the world. The picture that Gambhir posted is bound to bring a smile on anyone’s face. His first daughter Aazeen is holding the newborn in her arms in the picture, that has sent social media

  • Anil Kumble-Virat Kohli communication had stopped six months back

    New Delhi : The BCCI top brass had an inkling that all was not well but they were taken aback when they came to know that captain Virat Kohli and chief coach Anil Kumble were not in talking terms for the “last six months”.

  • ‘India will have coach before SL tour’

    New Delhi : India will have a new coach before the tour of Sri Lanka next month, the BCCI said on Wednesday while conceding that it failed to resolve the differences between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli.

  • Now, BCCI to invite more applications for the post of coach

    New Delhi : The BCCI has decided to invite more applications for the post of Indian team’s coach to give the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) a wide range of options for picking the suitable candidate. The cricket Board’s move came following Anil Kumble’s acrimonious exit from the job.

  • Sarfaraz set to be Pakistan’s Test captain

    Karachi : Pakistan’s limited over skipper, Sarfaraz Ahmed, who is still basking in the glory of winning the Champions Trophy, is set to be appointed as the captain of the Test team as well.

  • Skipper Mithali sets semis target in Women’s WC

    London : Indian skipper Mithali Raj on Wednesday said their first target is to reach the semi-finals of the Women’s cricket World Cup, starting from June 24.

  • Indians arrive in West Indies

    Port of Spain (Trinidad) : The Indian cricket team arrived here for a limited-overs series against the West Indies amid the off-field drama surrounding Anil Kumble’s resignation as head coach following a rift with captain Virat Kohli.