Cricket News April 2007
BCCI appoints panel for new coach
Apr 23, 2007A 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
Apr 20, 2007Sachin 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
Apr 20, 2007The 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
Apr 20, 2007A 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.
Bangalore, Chennai to host Afro-Asia Cup
Apr 12, 2007The 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
Apr 07, 2007Former 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
Apr 07, 2007The 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
Apr 07, 2007Rahul 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
April 07, 2007The 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
April 02, 2007In 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
Apr 04, 2007Days 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.