Vidarbha scripted history by clinching their maiden Ranji Trophy title and one of the chief archietects of their success was Chandrakant Pandit. Firstpost caught up with Pandit at his Andheri residence in Mumbai to understand the art of coaching in domestic arena. <a href="<?php echo get_permalink(); ?>"> Click here to read the full interview.</a>
Talk of Heath Streak and the first thing that strikes the mind is that Golden age of Zimbabwe cricket in late 1900s and early 2000s. The all-rounder was a crucial part of the team that put Zimbabwe back into the cricketing map. Perhaps one of the best bowlers Zimbabwe as produced, Streak's career was a roller-coaster ride marred by administrative problems which brought an abrupt end to a career that promised more.
It's been almost four years since Irfan played his last international match for India but he still garners tremendous fan following across the nation and on the social media too. There has been a certain kind of emotional attachment for the fans.
For Cheteshwar Pujara, 2015 was a sinusoidal curve. Dropped in Sydney, he struck a superb comeback ton in Colombo and then closed the international season at home with a battle against South Africa on tough pitches. Here, he talks about the year that helped him grow as a batsman.
Nine months ago, Hardik Pandya was an unknown, today the 22-year-old been flooded with congratulatory messages and interview requests after making the cut for India's T20 squad for the Australia tour.
Before foreigners like Elano and Stiven Mendoza and Florent Malouda came to India, there was Dudu Omagbemi. And this is his incredible story.
Hockey coach Oltmans on historic medal, transition from Van Ass and whether India's HWL win was 'lucky'
Oltmans has been involved with Indian hockey for three years and was high performance director when former coach Paul Van Ass was sacked after a spat with Hockey India chief Narinder Batra -- and the 61-year-old gave some insight into how he managed the transition.
Big Interview: Nature of a batsman didn't matter, bowling was all about getting into his mindset, says Zaheer
Zaheer Khan, in an exclusive interview with Firstpost, speaks about his mastering of reverse swing, the thought that goes into his bowling, visualising his wickets and much more.
Interview with Mumbai captain Aditya Tare: Challenge is to make my team believe we are extremely talented
Amidst the trouble and reports of infighting, Aditya Tare took over the captaincy of a young side. He led from the front and hit a century in his first match as captain to lead their revival and help them reach semi-final.
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“There will be many boxers who will pay because of what happened to Sarita at the Asian Games.”
Shikhar Dhawan talks about everything under the sun with Dennis Freedman in this freewheeling interview.
The Big Interview: India can't be badminton superpower without strong doubles pairs, says Vimal Kumar
In a freewheeling chat held in early June, Kumar talks about India's doubles problem, how the government and the Badminton Association of India (BAI) can better spend their money and whether he enjoys being 'Saina's coach'.
Aside from a two-year gap from 2011 to 2013, Sharad Pawar has ruled the MCA with an iron grip. This year, however, Vijay Patil has decided to challenge Pawar's hegemony over the association.
Shah said that he is confident that BJP will form government in Delhi and that the poll's impact will be seen in Bihar elections too.
Lahiri talked about the highs of 2014, the challenge of staying motivated and explained why he won't feel like a rookie on the European Tour in 2015.
It ironically seems like Carlsen is the reason for Anand to keep playing.
Divacs sat down with Firstpost to talk about what it takes to make it in the NBA as an international player, coping with a civil war the importance of chemistry.
Firstpost sat down with the 27-year-old Lahiri during last month’s Louis Phillipe Cup to talk about Indian golf, playing in the Majors and why he needs to become a better ball-striker.
The harsh reality is that for every driver that hits the big time, far more fail and fade into anonymity, resigned to a career spent on the fringes of the sport driving around in circles.