Watch: On Venkatesh Prasad's 51st birthday, take a look at India pacer's famous duel with Aamer Sohail in 1996 WC
Venkatesh Prasad, former Indian fast bowler, is celebrating his 51st birthday on 5 August
Venkatesh Prasad reveals why India used Virender Sehwag and Robin Uthappa in bowl-out against Pakistan at 2007 World T20
"I had to back my instinct and make a decision. The slower bowlers are more in control of their bodies and delivery. They had a straight-arm action," Prasad said.
Uthappa, who was part of that title-winning team, spoke about the match during a conversation with New Zealand spinner Ish Sodhi on a Rajasthan Royals podcast.
Using saliva to polish the ball is a sub-conscious exercise, almost second nature. It’s become muscle memory, so to speak. If there is a new legislation in place that bans the use of saliva, will they be able to cope with unlearning what they have learnt over the years?
Cricket Advisory Committe asked all potential selectors about handling MS Dhoni's future, reveals BCCI official
A BCCI official said that the Cricket Advisory Committee had a common question on MS Dhoni's future for the candidates appearing for the post of selectors.
Venkatesh Prasad, L Sivaramakrishnan among shortlisted candidates for BCCI selection committee posts
The BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) on Tuesday short-listed five candidates, including former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad, for interviews to pick two national selectors.
'We have received a list of 44 applicants and we should have the two selectors appointed by the end of New Zealand tour,' said Madan Lal
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly says new selection committee will pick India squad for ODI series against South Africa
Sourav Ganguly also informed that while Madan Lal and Sulakshana Naik are the members of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), Gautam Gambhir is being replaced as he can not hold any position being a Member of Parliament.
Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar applies for chief selector's job, Venkatesh Prasad throws hat in ring too
Agarkar, who is a former chairman of Mumbai senior selection committee, is in contention for the chairman's post as the new constitution doesn't have provisions for zonal system.
Former India leg-spinner Laxman Sivaramakrishnan has applied for a position in the national selection panel along with former off-spinner Rajesh Chauhan and left-handed batsman Amay Khurasiya.
India vs Pakistan, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Venkatesh Prasad's five-for at Old Trafford to Wahab Riaz's fiery spell in Mohali, top 10 bowling spells
Here's a quick look back at the top 10 spells bowled through the history of the match-up between India and Pakistan
Former opener WV Raman was on Thursday preferred over celebrated South African Gary Kirsten for the position of India's women's cricket coach despite dissention within the administrators over the selection process, a BCCI source told PTI.
The BCCI's ad-hoc committee comprising former captain Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy recommended the shortlisted names to the Board.
'Ineligible' Gary Kirsten to be interviewed for India women's team coach post; Herschelle Gibbs, Ramesh Powar among other applicants
The hunt for India's new women's cricket coach will take place on Thursday when short-listed candidates, including Gary Kirsten, Herschelle Gibbs and Ramesh Powar, appear for interviews before the BCCI selection panel.
Herschelle Gibbs' coaching experience includes his time with the Kuwait national team last year and holding the position of head coach of Afghanistan Premier League (APL) franchise Balkh Legends.
The BCCI requirements state the candidate should have "a proven ability to manage and interact with people from different backgrounds and cultures, should have represented India or any other country at international level or should be a NCA Level 'C' certified coach or have a similar certification from a reputed organisation/institute and a minimum of 50 FC games".
Debashish Mohanty had played 45 ODIs for India between 1997 and 2001. He played the 1999 World Cup in England.
Aashish Kapoor was a part of the original five-member panel selected in 2016 but was later kept out as BCCI pruned it to three as per Lodha panel diktat.
Former India spinner Ashish Kapoor likely to replace Venkatesh Prasad in junior national selection panel
Kapoor had played 4 Tests and 17 ODIs for India. He had played the 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka.
Prasad, who has worked as the head of the junior national selection committee for 30 months, of late shared a cold relationship with the BCCI mandarins.