Pandurang Salgaonkar says allegations were levelled against him to 'gain publicity' after ICC clears him of corrupt behaviour
Pandurang Salgaonkar said, "I have accepted the judgement that I have failed on reporting to ACU. That was primarily due to the fact that my wife was in critical condition and was hospitalized one day prior to the match," after ICC clearing him off corrupt behaviour
No proof of corruption against curator Pandurang Salgaonkar, but ICC suspends him for six months for failure to report approach
Mr Salgaonkar has accepted that he has committed the offence and has received a six-month suspension, which has been backdated to 25 October 2017
India vs New Zealand: Truncated T20 matches reduce intensity of competition, make talent on display futile
Unless the International Cricket Council comes up with a set of regulations specifically marked for the weather-affected T20 games, the reduced intensity of competition and the futility of the talent on display will be increased to all-new levels in such matches.
Of course, MS Dhoni will have to call it quits sometime or the other. But that time is not now. Hope the frustrated lot gets to appreciate that.
India vs New Zealand: Kiwis deserve credit for making Virat Kohli's men dig deep and bring out their best
What served India well was their ability to bounce back from reverses, a trait lacking in some of the earlier Indian teams, and a trait that was brought into focus by a feisty New Zealand side.
India vs New Zealand T20I series report card: Jasprit Bumrah, Ish Sodhi impress, Kane Williamson disappoints
The keenly contested India-New Zealand T20I series saw the bowlers rule the roost and it reflects in the series report card
With some time to go before the next ODI/T20I encounter, Firstpost analyses how India’s much-vaunted experimentation process worked out.
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli and Co's brand of never-say-die attitude could be the template for cricket in future
If this generation of India cricketers can sustain this attitude and pass it on to the next generation, then it wouldn't be far-fetched to imagine a time 20-30 years from now when 'Indianism' in cricket will be glorified by a distinguished writer.
Kane Williamson said it was a tough series and the two teams played good competitive cricket but was disappointing to lose it at the finish.
"People need to be a bit more patient. He is a guy who understands where his cricket is," said Kohli.
India vs New Zealand: Host bowlers' ability to hunt in packs makes them country's most potent attack ever
Certainly there is a nice ring to India's current crop of bowlers. The fact that there are another three or four top class bowlers waiting in the wings marks this pack as the most potent in Indian history.
India vs New Zealand: Ish Sodhi-Mitchell Santner kept batsmen from entering comfort zone throughout T20I series
For batsmen that are considered the best players of spin, their trouble to get away from the stronghold of both Sodhi and Santner, which was evident in the T20I series, merely gives a glimpse of the effectiveness of the duo.
India coach Ravi Shastri heaped praise on pacer Jasprit Bumrah after India defeated New Zealand in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
Virat Kohli-led India beat New Zealand by six runs in the rain-curtailed match to claim the series 2-1. India had beaten the Kiwis in ODIs with the same scoreline.
Highlights, India vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I at Thiruvananthapuram, cricket result: Hosts prevail by 6 runs; win series
A superb last over from Pandya under the circumstances. Conceded a six off De Grandhomme, but that was expected with 19 needed off the last over. Six runs from the rest of the over. India win the series by 6 runs and win the series 2-1.
However, this excitement is also peppered with trepidation of the match being disrupted due to the rains that have been lashing Thiruvananthapuram the past week.
India vs New Zealand: Kiwis aim to maintain T20 dominance in Thiruvananthapuram's international comeback
With different facets favouring either side, it is difficult to pick a favourite, but one thing is certain: if the Thiruvananthapuram T20I turns out be a thriller like the Kanpur ODI, the fans would have their money's worth.
India vs New Zealand: Indian team management must brief MS Dhoni about his role, says Virender Sehwag
Legendary Virender Sehwag said, "MS Dhoni has to score from ball one and the team management should make him understand this point."
Here's all you need to know about the live coverage of the third T20I between India and New Zealand.
India vs New Zealand: Bhuvneshwar Kumar hails Jasprit Bumrah for 'improving a lot of things with his action'
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has witnessed Jasprit Bumrah evolve into a potent weapon for India and said that the Gujarat bowler has worked a lot on his action, which is paying dividends.