Free Press Journal
  • Arjuna Ranatunga seeks probe into WC loss

    Colombo : Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga has demanded an investigation into the country’s 2011 World Cup final defeat by India amid allegations of match fixing.

  • ‘Disappointed’ with drama over coach selection: Prasanna

    Kolkata :Former India off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna on Thursday said he is “disappointed” with the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) — comprising Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V.V.S. Laxman — for dilly-dallying over choosing the national cricket team’s new coach.

  • Chak De! What Mithali Raj means to Indian cricket

    India’s women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj during her innings of 69 against Australia at Bristol in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, became the first player in the history of women’s cricket to score 6,000 runs in ODI cricket. She overtook former England captain Charlotte Edwards, who had scored 5,992 runs in limited overs cricket.

  • Bhajji, Raina, Kaif hail Zaheer Khan’s selection

    New Delhi : Hailing the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) for its decision to appoint Zaheer Khan as bowling consultant of the national team, several teammates of the former star pacer wished him all the luck with his new assignment.

  • Mithali, Tendulkar not made, they are born: Mithali’s coach

    Hyderabad : The coach of Indian women’s team captain Mithali Raj, who became the highest run getter in women’s ODIs, was so overwhelmed with his ward’s world record feat that he went on to the extent of equating her with Sachin Tendulkar.

  • Shastri, Zaheer, Dravid: Can the trio take Indian cricket forward?

    In good news for the Indian cricket fans, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finally appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Indian team till 2019 World Cup. The board also signed former Indian speedster Zaheer Khan as bowling mentor and former Indian captain Rahul Dravid as batting consultant for overseas tours. This comes on the back of Anil Kumble’s resignation as head coach, citing differences with captain Virat Kohli.

  • Virat Kohli will be consulted on new coach, insists Sourav Ganguly

    Mumbai: In spite of news reports emerging that the new head coach of the Indian team will be announced today, former captain and CAC member Saurav Ganguly maintained that skipper Virat Kohli will be consulted over the selection but was not the main person to decide on the issue.

  • Sourav Ganguly flooded with wishes on his 45th birthday

    Kolkata : A packed day notwithstanding, former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly was flooded with wishes on his 45th birthday. West Bengal Chief Minisiter Mamata Banerjee was one of the first to wish him.

  • Why Virat Kohli is the undisputed king of world cricket

    Is Virat Kohli the best batsman in the world? Is Virat Kohli going through a purple patch? Is Virat Kohli unstoppable when it comes to chases in ODI cricket? Is Virat the modern one-day great? The answer to all the above questions is in affirmative.

  • When Tendulkar left Jonny boy wobbling with toe-crushing yorker

    Not many cricket teams in the world were happy playing against the side that had Sachin Tendulkar. The Indian batting legend has more often than not, tormented opposition bowlers with his impeccable technique and aggression. At 17, the Mumbai batsman tormented Graham Gooch’s English side when he struck a brilliant fourth innings ton, which was also his maiden Test century, to save a match in Manchester.

  • Virat feat! Kohli breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most centuries in ODI chases

    Virat Kohli went past Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most number of centuries while chasing during the fifth One Day International against West Indies in Jamaica. While Sachin took 232 innings to score 17 hundreds, he has taken just 102 innings to score 18 ODI tons while batting second. Kohli (9) is also ahead of Tendulkar (8) in terms of most times remain not out in chases while scoring a century.

  • Kyazoonga CEO Neetu Bhatia on the company’s success in sports and entertainment ticketing

    Kyazoonga, founded by professionals who saw an opportunity in ticketing business, has been in the business of sports and entertainment ticketing for a decade now. Online ticketing is recognised as a big business worldwide. In India, it is on the cusp of rapid growth. Neetu Bhatia, co-founder and CEO, discusses the opportunity and company’s evolution with Pankaj Joshi.

  • Keys To Realising Our Potential-I

    Let the horse be in front and the cart behind because that would be natural. But some experts say that you should get the cart before the horse, if you wish to achieve personal greatness. Let me explain it further. Once I asked my friend a question: “Are you happy?” He replied, “No, I am not”. I continued, “What do you think it would take for you to become happy and content?” Without

  • Team India to get its coach on July 10

    Kolkata :Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) member Sourav Ganguly said on Saturday that the interview to select the new India coach will be held on July 10 in Mumbai.

  • We are geared up to fulfil SC-given mandate, says Rai

    Mumbai : Unfazed by the delaying tactics adopted by the members of BCCI at its last SGM, the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators has strengthened its resolve to implement the mandate given to them by the apex court.

  • Who will become Indian cricket Team’s next coach: Meet the contenders

    Who will become India’s next head coach? Its a million dollar question and we will find out before India tours Sri Lanka for a full series. India are currently playing in West Indies and are playing under the leadership of Virat Kohli and are being managed by general manager of cricket operations MV Sridhar. Anil Kumble was supposed to go on this tour as head coach, but voluntarily resigned citing differences with captain Kohli.

  • Why Ravi Shastri is in pole position to coach Team India

    Indian cricket is going through an interesting phase currently. Former Indian captain Anil Kumble resigned from his position as head coach citing differences with captain Virat Kohli and said that his position had become ‘untenable’. The process to select new coach has been initiated by the BCCI and the final decision lies with Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman. The process has seen Virender Sehwag (former Indian