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Virat Kohli could have continued as Test captain for two more years, says Ravi Shastri
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Virat Kohli could have continued as Test captain for two more years, says Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri said Virat Kohli could have won 50-60 Tests as the captain had he continued, but a "lot of people would have not been able to digest that fact".

Virat Kohli: The Test captain who went for win at all costs
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Virat Kohli: The Test captain who went for win at all costs

Going for the win at the risk of losing and playing five bowlers were two non-negotiables for Virat Kohli, India's most successful Test captain.

India vs South Africa: Ravi Shastri likens Keegan Petersen to Gundappa Vishwanath
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India vs South Africa: Ravi Shastri likens Keegan Petersen to Gundappa Vishwanath

Shastri also said 'KP' was a great initial, referring to the former England skipper Kevin Pietersen, one of the most captivating batters.

Test series win in Australia last year one of the greatest in Indian cricket history: Sunil Gavaskar
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Test series win in Australia last year one of the greatest in Indian cricket history: Sunil Gavaskar

India defeated Australia 2-1 in a closely-fought four-Test rubber winning in Melbourne and then breaching fortress Gabba in Brisbane last year after Australia had outplayed the visitors in the Day-Night Test at Adelaide.

Captain and coach should have a say in team selection, says Ravi Shastri
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Captain and coach should have a say in team selection, says Ravi Shastri

"...I think going forward, both should officially have a say. Especially if the coach is experienced enough, like I was and now how Rahul (Dravid) is," said Shastri.

Ravi Shastri backs split captaincy as the 'right way to go'
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Ravi Shastri backs split captaincy as the 'right way to go'

"...This could be a blessing in disguise for Virat, and for Rohit, because I don't think in this era if the bubble life exists for another year or so, one guy can handle all, that is not easy at all," said Shastri.

'One of the great inspirational stories': Ravi Shastri on Himachal Pradesh winning Vijay Hazare Trophy
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'One of the great inspirational stories': Ravi Shastri on Himachal Pradesh winning Vijay Hazare Trophy

The former India all-rounder was speaking after the prize distribution of 74th Police Shield tournament at the picturesque Mumbai Police Gymkhana.

India vs South Africa: Proteas are no pushovers but our team has firepower to match that, says Ravi Shastri
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India vs South Africa: Proteas are no pushovers but our team has firepower to match that, says Ravi Shastri

Shastri, whose tenure ended recently at the end of India's campaign in the T20 World Cup, also said that he will always back the Men in Blue

83 movie review: Team Kabir Khan and Ranveer Singh bring the Cup home … again
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83 movie review: Team Kabir Khan and Ranveer Singh bring the Cup home … again

83 is a stirring reminder of a time when pride in a national team’s achievement united India and national pride had not yet been weaponised by the mob.

'I felt like I was being thrown under the bus': R Ashwin recalls Ravi Shastri's remark that crushed him
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'I felt like I was being thrown under the bus': R Ashwin recalls Ravi Shastri's remark that crushed him

Ashwin has revealed that he felt like he was being "thrown under the bus" after former head coach Shastri anointed Kuldeep Yadav as India's No. 1 spinner overseas after his five-for in 2019 Sydney Test against Australia

Some in BCCI made an attempt to make sure I didn't get the job in 2017, reveals ex-India coach Ravi Shastri
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Some in BCCI made an attempt to make sure I didn't get the job in 2017, reveals ex-India coach Ravi Shastri

In June 2016, he was the front-runner for Team India’s head coach job, but eventually lost that to Anil Kumble, with Shastri terming the development as a ‘bolt out of the blue’.

Beginning of The End: Virat Kohli refuses to step down, BCCI cracks whip; turns to proven leader Rohit Sharma
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Beginning of The End: Virat Kohli refuses to step down, BCCI cracks whip; turns to proven leader Rohit Sharma

The BCCI, it is learnt, waited for the last 48 hours for Kohli, who has already relinquished T20 captaincy, to voluntarily step down from ODI leadership as well but he did not. By the 49th hour, losing the position to Rohit Sharma was simply 'fait accompli'.

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"Kohli would let Dhoni handle little details': Bharat Arun speaks on captaincy transition between the duo

Virat Kohli took over India Test captaincy from MS Dhoni in late 2014 and became the all-format captain in early 2017.

Ravi Shastri joins upcoming Legends League as commissioner
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Ravi Shastri joins upcoming Legends League as commissioner

The League will have former cricketers from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia, England, among other cricket nations divided into three Teams representing India, Asia and Rest of the World

Virat Kohli might give up captaincy in other formats to focus on his batting, hints Ravi Shastri
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Virat Kohli might give up captaincy in other formats to focus on his batting, hints Ravi Shastri

Kohli, who has taken rest for the T20 series and one Test against New Zealand to recover bubble fatigue in COVID times, has relinquished captaincy in the shortest format after the showpiece event.

Bumrah pens emotional note for Shastri and outgoing coaching staff, thanks them for 'invaluable contribution'
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Bumrah pens emotional note for Shastri and outgoing coaching staff, thanks them for 'invaluable contribution'

On Twitter, posted a picture of himself with Shastri, fielding coach R Sridhar and bowling coach Bharat Arun, sending them best wishes on their future endeavours.

Indian cricket team's achievements and records under Ravi Shastri as coach since 2017
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Indian cricket team's achievements and records under Ravi Shastri as coach since 2017

Here's a look at the Indian cricket team's biggest achievements under coach Ravi Shastri.

'Your contribution has been immense': Virat Kohli thanks outgoing support staff
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'Your contribution has been immense': Virat Kohli thanks outgoing support staff

The Shastri-Kohli duo along with bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar were part of a set-up that won two Test series in Australia.

Why do so many love to hate outgoing T20 captain Virat Kohli?
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Why do so many love to hate outgoing T20 captain Virat Kohli?

To point to the lack of success at ICC events and criticise the leader(s) involved is very natural, very human. To do so by excluding all else smacks of a lack of basic understanding of the dynamics of professional sport.