Cricket News sort by Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri

Even since BCCI invited applications for the high-profile post of India’s head coach, a number of prominent former cricketers have thrown their hat in their ring. Here’s a look at some and their credentials

The BCCI has bizarre ways of dealing with catastrophic situations. Their response to India's dismal showing in England has been to appoint Ravi Shastri as Team Director.

Former Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri’s speech at the fifth Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture at the Bombay Gymkhana was a clear cut case of him ignoring all that is wrong with Indian cricket and focusing only on the positives when things are not actually all that bright.

Zimbabwe’s medium pacer Kyle Jarvis has decided to quit international cricket at the raw age of 24 to take up an offer in county cricket.

We often talk about cricketers and retirement. A number of players who hang up their gloves end up entering the commentary box, and then remain there for years. It is a lucrative career in itself, and the ex-players also get an opportunity to share the views on the game they love and have played with passion.

That Laxman Sivaramakrishnan was a genuinely talented leg spin bowler is a given. However, it is equally true that he failed to do justice to his potential, a potential that was amply evident in the first Test of the five match series between India and England at the Wankhede Stadium in Bombay...

Kevin Pietersen announced his shock retirement from international limited overs cricket at the age of 31 earlier this week. In this feature, we look back at a few other talented cricketers, who quit either one format of the game or the sport altogether, much earlier than expected.

Former India all-rounder and popular TV Commentator - Ravi Shastri has ridiculed the Indian batsmen

The Second Vodafone Test Match between Australia and India begins tomorrow at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Historically, the Sydney Cricket Ground has been known to aid the spin bowlers and its therefore India's better hunting grounds down under.