India Cricket News April 2007


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BCCI News

BCCI appoints panel for new coach

A seven-member committee headed by BCCI president Sharad Pawar was on Monday set up to choose India's new cricket coach amid reports that Australians Dav Whatmore and Tom Moody are the front runners for the job.

India in Bangladesh Cricket Series 2007

Tendulkar, Ganguly rested for Bangladesh ODIs

Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were rested from the Indian one day squad to tour Bangladesh, the Indian cricket board announced Friday. One-day squad: Rahul Dravid (Captain), Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Mahendra Dhoni, Dinesh Karthick, Yuvraj Singh, Manoj Tiwari, Shantakumaran Sreesanth, Munaf Patel, Zaheer Khan, Rudrapratap Singh, Piyush Chawla, Ramesh Powar and Dinesh Mongia.
Test team: Rahul Dravid (Captain), Sachin Tendulkar, V.V.S. Laxman, Mahendra Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble, Yuvraj Singh, Wasim Jaffer, Zaheer Khan, Dinesh Karthick, Shantakumaran Sreesanth, Vikram Singh, Munaf Patel, Ramesh Powar and Rajesh Pawar.

Team India for Bangladesh tour to be picked today

The Indian squad for the Bangladesh tour will be picked today. The Indians are slated to play 3 one-dayers and 2 test matches on the tour.

India vs Australia Cricket Series 2007-08

India to play four Tests during tour of Australia

A four-match Test series, a triangular One-day tournament and a Twenty20 figure is on the schedule of the Indian cricket team's long tour of Australia beginning December this year.

BCCI News

Bangalore, Chennai to host Afro-Asia Cup

The second edition of the Afro-Asian Cup featuring three day-night one-day matches will be hosted by Bangalore and Chennai in June, Sharad Pawar, chairman of the Afro-Asian Cricket Co-operation, said Wednesday.

Former Indian captains recommendations to BCCI

Former India captains Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, Chandu Borde, Srinivas Venkataraghavan, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Ravi Shastri and Krishnamachari Srikanth made the following recommendations at the BCCI meeting.

Shastri, Venkatesh, Robin to coach Team India

The former Indian cricket captain, Ravi Shastri, will be Team India's manager-cum-coach during its tour to Bangladesh as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also decided to appoint separate bowling and fielding coaches for the team.

Dravid retained as captain for Bangladesh tour

Rahul Dravid has been retained as India captain for the team's next three tours, the country's cricket board said on Saturday.

Indian Cricket League News

Essel proposal likely to be shot down

The Indian Cricket Board is likely to reject the proposal of Essel Group to run a parallel cricket league in the country in its Working Committee meeting, BCCI sources said.

Zee launches ambitious $232mn Indian Cricket League

In a move effectively challenging the Indian cricket board's national tournaments, Zee Group Tuesday announced the launch of an ambitious Indian Cricket League (ICL) with a corpus fund of Rs 1 billion ($232.26 million) and a promise to field many international players.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2007

Greg Chappell resigns as Indian cricket coach

India Cricket team Days after India crashed out of the World Cup, coach Greg Chappell on Wednesday resigned from his post. Chappell offered to quit as the coach of Indian cricket team in an e-mail sent to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sharad Pawar, citing "family and personal" reasons.

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.