Free Press Journal
  • Asia Cup 2018: Younis Khan recalls how Rahul Dravid’s advice helped him in his career

    India and Pakistan may be rivals, but Indian and Pakistani cricketers are really good friends. Recently, former Pakistani cricketer, Younis Khan revealed how players from both the teams spoke to each other in the past. Speaking to India Today, he revealed that one should not hesitate in taking guidance from the former players. He gave an example of how an advice given by former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid helped him in his

  • India vs England 5th Test: Talking to Dravid before debut eased my nerves, reveals Hanuma Vihari

    London: A bundle of nerves ahead of his Test debut, Hanuma Vihari said a phone call to Rahul Dravid put his mind at ease and helped him get the maiden fifty that rescued India from a difficult situation against England. Vihari scored 56 and put on a vital 77-run partnership with Ravindra Jadeja (86 not out) to help India post 292 in their first innings Sunday. England finished

  • ‘Happy with my game in an era of legends’ – Mohammad Kaif

    New Delhi : Reminiscing about his brief but happening international career, recently-retired batsman Mohammad Kaif, who was part of a decorated India side that included legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid, said he is satisfied with the way he played the game.

  • ‘Chahal should play more-red ball cricket’ – Rahul Dravid

    Bengaluru : Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, who excelled in limited overs cricket and formed a lethal combination with Kuldeep Yadav, must focus on playing more red-ball cricket to gain experience in the longer format, suggested India ‘A’ coach Rahul Dravid.

  • It’s a dream come true: Pant

    On his maiden Test call-up, Delhi wicket-keeper says he always wanted to be part of Indian Test squad.

  • BCCI recommends Rahul Dravid for Dronacharya, Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna, Sunil Gavaskar for Dhyan Chand

     Kolkata: The BCCI has recommended former India captain Rahul Dravid for the prestigious Dronacharya award and once again nominated Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna honour. Legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar’s name has been recommended for Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award. CoA chief Vinod Rai confirmed Dravid’s nomination for the Dronacharya award.

  • Ball Tampering row: Bad boys spice up a gentleman’s game

    Gentlemen make boring cricketers and equally boring TV characters. Grey characters are better. Bad boys are even better as they make colourful characters and spice up the narrative. That’s the state of cricket today, India included.

  • Growing sporting prowess

    India is well and truly emerging as a great cricketing power. The spectacular win over Australia in the Under-19 World Cup, a record fourth Cup win, firms up India’s numero uno position in the  cricketing world. It is noteworthy that not only was the Australian side led by a youngster with Indian roots, there were a couple of players who boasted of the Indian origins. The deepening of the cricketing culture has

  • ICC U-19 World Cup 2018: India’s win confirms their status as superpower of world cricket

    Indian under-19 team has done what was expected of them and clinched the world title in New Zealand for the record fourth time. Indian colts remained unbeaten through the tournament and the win reiterated their class and panache. India is a land which is obsessed with cricket, politics, and entertainment and is never short of a dull moment. This World Cup showed that Indian cricket has got the best infrastructure, resources and

  • BCCI announce rewards for Dravid, players

    New Delhi : The BCCI on Saturday announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh for the U-19 chief coach Rahul Dravid while the World Cup winning squad members will receive Rs 30 lakh each.

  • India colts world champions

    Kalra ton steers under-19 team to record fourth title with eight-wicket win over Australia