Virat Kohli is one of game's most influential personalities, say ex-Australia players Greg Chappell, Mark Taylor
Virat Kohli is "a very powerful guy" in world cricket who can perform both the roles of an aggressive cricketer and a statesman with great aplomb, feels former Australian captain Mark Taylor.
Kirsten said he went for interview on the invitation of Gavaskar, who was part of the coach selection panel, and ended up with the job after being offered his predecessor Greg Chappell's contract.
Debate over ICC's ban on saliva a 'bloody storm in a teacup', says former Australia captain Greg Chappell
Former India coach Greg Chappell says talks of saliva ban tilting the balance towards batsmen is a "bloody storm in a teacup" but sweat will also be very effective when it comes to shining the ball in Test cricket.
Irfan Pathan retires: Once a swing-bowling sensation, left arm seamer bids adieu to 'glittering' career of unfulfilled promises
From the point of view of Indian cricket, Irfan Pathan's career is of unfulfilled potential, in short bursts there were glitter but the towering expectations of being the next Kapil Dev, the next Wasim Akram in the lack of clear roadmap was a bit too much for the wonder as he lost his consistency and zing.
Australia vs New Zealand: Hot favourites Tim Paine and Co expected to continue winning run but Kiwis not an 'average' Test side anymore
Home advantage is massive in Test cricket. However, this New Zealand side has started to show an ability to overcome adverse conditions and find a way to be successful.
Australia are on the hunt for a new national selector after Greg Chappell announced his retirement from the game on Thursday.
Australia's Peter Siddle, Dan Christian to co-captain Prime Minister's XI in T20 against Sri Lanka in October
Siddle, was a member of Australia's Test squad which recently retained the Ashes in England.
Venugopal Rao says playing alongside Sachin Tendulkar and against Pakistan highest point in international career
The 37-year-old Rao on Tuesday announced retirement from all forms of the game after playing 16 ODIs between 2005 and 2006, from which he scored 218 runs with the help of a half-century.
It is misconception that if you've played more you've more knowledge or power, says India's chief selector MSK Prasad
The chairman of the selection committee, MSK Prasad, spoke on a variety of issues ranging from the jibes on his stature (his Test record is six matches), allegations that the Indian team management bullies him, lack of vision and the 'lame duck' jibe by none other than the legendary Sunil Gavaskar.
Former Australia captain Ian Chappell reveals battle with skin cancer; ready to commentate on upcoming Ashes
Chappell, who played 75 Tests for Australia between 1964 and 1980, has completed five weeks of intense radiation therapy after he had skin cancers removed from his shoulder, neck and underarm.
WV Raman faces tough challenge of resolving infight between senior women cricketers, convert warring groups into a team again
How well WV Raman manages to get the warring groups to sit together and take on a common enemy will define his role in the team.
European Super League and the dissimilarities in similarities with Kerry Packer’s World Series Cricket
Despite similarities in the need to initiate the European Super League and the World Cricket Series, the dissimilarities in impact are likely to make the the masses view the two breakaway tournaments in different lights
India vs West Indies: At 33, Ambati Rayudu's decision to focus solely on white ball cricket stands him and India in good stead
There is a fair indication that Ambati Rayudu has spent time mulling the decision to quit First-Class cricket. It will not only work in his favour but also benefit the Indian ODI squad and the Hyderabad Ranji Trophy team.
Jose Mourinho's troubles at Manchester United bear resemblance to Greg Chappell's tumultuous tenure as India cricket coach
Jose Mourinho's struggles with Manchester United bear an uncanny resemblance with the problems that Greg Chappell faced during his tenure as coach of the Indian cricket team.
CoA may discuss England tour with India coach Ravi Shastri, might seek report on team's below par show
It will be CoA's call whether they want to meet Ravi Shastri in person or seek his feedback via written report
India vs England: Virat Kohli's strong will to succeed makes him different from the rest, says Greg Chappell
Former Indian cricket team coach Greg Chappel heaped praise on Virat Kohli for his "exceptional" display of batting in the ongoing Test series between India and England. The Indian captain has scored 544 runs in the first four Tests of the five-match series at a staggering average of 68 that includes 2 hundreds and three fifties.
Australia coach Justin Langer to have more say in selection process following Mark Waugh's resignation
Langer will chair the Twenty20 panel, while Hohns will head the Test and one-day process in consultation with Langer and Chappell.
CoA chief Vinod Rai plays down recent trend of senior players influencing future of head coaches in Indian cricket
Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Tuesday played down the recent trend of senior players influencing the future of coaches in Indian cricket, saying "there was nothing new in it."
Australian cricket great Mark Waugh Tuesday quit as a national selector to take up a television commentary role as broadcasters jockey for top talent after a new rights deal was agreed.
Australia's Matt Renshaw continues dream county run with second century for Somerset against Yorkshire
Australia opener Matt Renshaw's superb start in county cricket continued on Saturday when he scored a hundred before lunch for Somerset against Yorkshire – his second century in as many matches