Top 5 / Top 10 159 // 03 Sep 2018, 22:59 IST SHARE With India losing the fourth Test against England with a day to go, International cricket got its break extended by another day. But that does not mean that things were silent in International cricket circles, as we saw the whole cricketing world abuzz with some real news-making headlines.Here we bring you some of the top stories from the day. Read on, to know more:#5. Rumours: Is Ravi Shastri dating Nimrat Kaur?Cricket and Bollywood have formed some of the most heated amalgamations over a long time. Apparently, the latest in the list is former Indian player and current national coach Ravi Shastri, who has been rumoured to be in an alliance with Bollywood actor Nimrat Kaur.A report published in the Mumbai Mirror says that Shastri has been together with the Airlift actress for more than two years now, albeit discreetly. The use the launch campaigns of a popular German luxury carmaker, to validate … [Read more...] about Nimrat Kaur quashes link-up rumours with Ravi Shastri, Cook retires from international cricket, and more
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News 03 Sep 2018, 17:21 IST SHARE What's the story?Cricket and Bollywood have formed some of the most heated amalgamations over the past many, many years. People who avidly follow both fields are aware of scores of situations when media and laymen alike, play virtual cupids and match cricketers with Bollywood divas, sparking huge newsflashes and what not.Apparently, the latest in the list is former Indian player and current national coach Ravi Shastri, who has been rumoured to be in an alliance with Bollywood actor Nimrat Kaur.In case you didn't know...The Shastri-Kaur conundrum is the latest in a long list of cricket-Bollywood relationships, some of the earlier ones being Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi-Sharmila Tagore, Mohammad Azharuddin-Sangeeta Bijlani, Sir Viv Richards-Neena Gupta, Harbhajan Singh-Geeta Basra, Yuvraj Singh-Hazel Keech, Zaheer Khan-Sagarika Ghatge, and so on.Trumping all of the above, one such alliance that is arguably the most popular in recent times would be … [Read more...] about Rumour: Is Ravi Shastri dating Bollywood actress Nimrat Kaur?
News 107 // 16 Aug 2018, 19:59 IST SHARE The Indian cricket team is under the pump after their back-to-back defeats against England. There has been a lot of criticism about India's strategies and team selections. A barrage of current and former players has raised concerns about India's poor performance and attitude towards the game. The latest one to join the list is former India selector and member of World Cup 1983 winning team, Sandeep Patil.In a press conference before the tour, Kohli said, "People have forgotten the Champions Trophy was also played in England. I was asked what I would do when I landed there, and I said I wanted to walk around the streets with a cup of coffee. My thinking is very different."This particular comment hasn't gone well with Patil. Patil said "We all clearly remember captain Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri’s joint press conference before leaving for the tour of England earlier this summer. One bold … [Read more...] about Sandeep Patil criticizes Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri
News 167 // 15 Aug 2018, 11:06 IST SHARE Criticism is coming from all directions for the Indian team after their dismal performance in the Test series in England. Harbhajan Singh is the latest one to join the list of former and current India players to have raised concerns about Team India's strategy in the Lords Test. Harbhajan was even more critical about Coach Ravi Shastri and his role in the team. Ravi Shastri made a huge statement before the series that the pitches and conditions in England won't affect his team performance. "For us there is no away, every game is a home game because we don't play the opponent, we play the pitch. Our job is to conquer the pitch wherever we go," Shastri had said before to the start of the tour.Shastri had also reiterated that the team will play aggressive brand of cricket. Shastri had said in a press conference before the England tour "We are aggressive. We play to win. Even in this series, we are playing … [Read more...] about Senior India player lashes out at Ravi Shastri, questions his accountability
Top 5 / Top 10 45 // 29 Jul 2018, 21:28 IST SHARE What's the story?Ahead of the test series between India and England, Indian coach Ravi Shastri has spoken out on what he expects from his Indian contingent. To put it in two simple words, the former Indian stalwart needs to see some "fearless cricket", the same brand of game he has been an advocate of in several previous series against different opponents like South Africa earlier this year.In case you didn't know...India come into the series fresh from a decent showing in South Africa earlier this year, where they initially lost the Test series 2-1 but bounced back incredibly to win the T20I series and then the ODI series. Coming to England in July, the side showed fighting instinct and won the T20I series and the first ODI, but then stumbled and lost the next two games to surrender the ODI series.The upcoming five-match Test series will now show who's the boss in English conditions.The … [Read more...] about India coach Ravi Shastri hopes that his team can emerge as an ideal traveling side