Dravid has to prove he is not an overrated coach: Shoaib Akhtar
Former Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar believes Indian cricket finds itself at the crossroads after the end of Virat Kohli's captaincy era, leaving a big task ahead for Rahul Dravid who will have to prove that he is not an "overrated" coach.
Kohli was forced to leave captaincy of India: Shoaib Akhtar
Last year, Kohli had stepped down as the T20I captain and then he was removed as the ODI leader as the selectors wanted one skipper for the white-ball format. Kohli then last week stepped down as India's Test captain as well, after leading the side for seven years.
IPL 2022 to start on March 27; 1st option India, 2nd SA
The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), beginning on March 27 and likely to go on for 60-plus days, will be held in India or South Africa. The final call hasn’t been taken yet, but the UAE and Sri Lanka can be safely ruled out, reports K Shriniwas Rao.
Have 'clueless' India lacked spark without captain Virat Kohli?
That extra push used to come from ‘Captain Virat’, who was always high on energy and transmitted that to his team members on the field. The ‘Player Virat’ so far hasn’t found the energy levels of ‘Captain Virat’. Most of the times, he has seemed to be detached. Even when a review is being taken, Virat hasn’t been seen giving his inputs.
Holder strikes as West Indies thrash England in 1st T20I
Towering paceman Holder twice struck with successive deliveries on his Kensington Oval home ground during a format-best return of 4 for 7 as England were dismissed for just 103 following their Ashes woes. West Indies then cruised to the target of 104 17 balls to spare.