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Here's how fans and friends wished former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on his 75th birthday
The first and second Tests of India’s 1971 tour of England had ended in a draw. The Oval was the only opportunity to register a win.
Bedi had undergone bypass surgery at the hospital last month after he complained of heart problems. He underwent the procedure to remove the blood clot just after the bypass surgery.
Bishan Singh Bedi recovering well after undergoing surgery to remove blood clot in brain, say reports
The 74-year-old former India captain had undergone a bypass surgery at the hospital last month after he complained of heart problems. He underwent the procedure on his brain just after the bypass surgery.
The remit of a stadium goes beyond its primary, prosaic function of providing space for sports. These are breathing, living theatres where men and women sweat, simmer, sculpt, and soar. To subject such institutions to the nasty whims of a few is a monumental cultural disservice to the society perpetually bereft of inspiration.
DDCA president Rohan Jaitley says he will request Bishan Singh Bedi to withdraw demand of removing his name from stand
Rohan, who recently took over as DDCA president, said he would have preferred Bedi to discuss the issue with him personally and not made below the belt remarks against his father, who died last year due to multiple health issues.
On Wednesday, Bishan Singh Bedi had shot a letter to the Delhi and District Cricket Association, lambasting it for installing a statue of its late former President Arun Jaitley at the Kotla.
Year in Review 2020: NBA stars joining Black Lives Matter protests to Bishan Singh Bedi's righteous call, 20 inspiring sports stories
Year 2020 was a low-key affair in terms of sporting action, but there were enough feel-good, inspirational stories to take heart from. Here, we take a look at some such stories from the field of play and beyond.
2020 has been something that everyone would want to forget except it has been an unforgettable year. We look at some of the memorable quotes from the last 12 months.
Upset with its functioning, Bishan Singh Bedi writes to DDCA to remove his name from stand at Feroz Shah Kotla ground
Lashing out at the Delhi and District Cricket Association's (DDCA) culture, which he alleged promotes nepotism and puts "administrators ahead of cricketers", Bedi also renounced his membership of the body.
India vs Australia: Visitors' first Test win in 1977 to series victory in 2018, memorable moments Down Under
Firstpost revisits India's all memorable Test wins in Australia
India vs Australia: From Anil Kumble's 8/141 to Jasprit Bumrah's 6/33, top Test bowling spells by Indians on Aussie soil
Right from their first Australia tour in 1947-48, there have been some clinical batting and bowling performances that are still cherished by our cricket-crazy nation. And so, after revisiting the top 10 knocks by Indian batsmen in Australia, it’s time to take a look at India’s 10 best bowling displays in Tests:
Ramachandra Guha talks new book The Commonwealth of Cricket, his love for the sport, and its complex politics
The historian also recounts his brief stint as an administrator at the BCCI, where his resignation within six months of his appointment ruffled a few feathers in the cricketing fraternity.
In an interaction with former India opener WV Raman, Kapil Dev revealed that he was scared of Venkataraghavan when he first came into the side in the 1978-79 season.
Ravichandran Ashwin and the perils of over-experimentation: To improve game, bowler must re-invent, refocus
With the mindset of a grandmaster in chess, Ravichandran Ashwin usually plots the downfall of a batsman a few deliveries, often, even a few overs in advance. He should consider focusing on getting wickets with his stock delivery and use variations sparingly – without causing muscle memory perplexity, just to keep the batsmen guessing.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Bishan Singh Bedi says Shubman Gill arguing with umpire 'unpardonable', calls for batsman to be sacked as India A captain
Spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi on Saturday slammed Shubman Gill for arguing with the on-field umpire after being given out during a Ranji trophy match in Mohali, terming his behaviour as "rowdy" and "unpardonable".
Angad Bedi on reprising his character in Inside Edge Season 2: I've played it the way my dad led his life as a cricketer
Angad Bedi discusses the arc of his character in Inside Edge Season 2, and how he is getting his due in Bollywood after being dropped from films initially.
Gautam Gambhir has stand named after him at Arun Jaitley Stadium after delay; questions DDCA's administrative issues
Gambhir, who played all his domestic cricket for Delhi and was also captain for a long time, rued the state of affairs in DDCA. He also questioned president Sharma for the delay in naming the North Stand after him.
India vs South Africa: Ravi Shastri likens Indian batting to Ferrari, calls Rohit Sharma different class
An exultant India coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday said Rohit Sharma has shown himself to be of different class in the newly-acquired role of a Test opener, acclimatising exceptionally well to the challenges posed by the position.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Bishan Bedi call for Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. to be conferred with Bharat Ratna
Bishan Singh Bedi tweeted to PM Modi, saying that conferring the Bharat Ratna on Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. would be his greatest contribution to Indian sports