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Anil Kumble
Cricket  /  Published 01.08.20

When Anil Kumble’s India chose to carry on

Former India Test captain Anil Kumble says pulling out of the 2007-08 Australia tour following the controversial Sydney Test could have been an “acceptable” option, but his side continued ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 05.07.20

Superstar XI isn’t a team: Anil Kumble

Superstars in a team are always a boon as they motivate the rest of the players. But it doesn’t work if you have 11 superstars in a team since a right balance is required, feels Anil Kumble. Sp...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.05.20

Extra review to balance greenhorn umpires

ICC Cricket Committee chairman Anil Kumble on Tuesday said that the inexperience of local umpires, who are expected to officiate in Test matches once action resumes, is the reason behind recommending ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.20

Old habit

Sir — It was interesting to read that the International Cricket Council’s cricket committee, headed by Anil Kumble, banned the use of saliva to get the ball to shine, but said that sweat is allowe...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

Kumble ideal chair for cricket panel

Sir — As the dynamic former Indian opener, Virender Sehwag, said, the ability of the former Test captain, Anil Kumble, to boost the confidence of the players makes him an ideal candidate for the rol...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 13.11.18

Corporate push for sports in Odisha

The state government on Monday inked pacts with corporate houses to set up 10 high performance centres in various sport disciplines here.Chief minister Naveen Patnaik also unveiled the trophy of Men...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Sports  /  Published 01.06.20

Give us no-saliva options: Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah won’t miss the hugs and high-fives as part of a wicket celebration, but he will certainly miss applying saliva on the ball and feels an alternative should be provided to maintain the ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 07.01.20

Pitch strengthens for ‘purest format’

The possibility of four-day Test matches being made mandatory as part of the World Test Championship from 2023 seems to have hit a roadblock after failing to garner much support from the powers that b...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.12.19

KXIP home for Maxwell

From hitting a nadir mentally to hitting the jackpot on comeback, Glenn Maxwell has had quite a ride in a matter of months.Two months ago, Maxwell felt “ruined” and perhaps wanted to be somewhere ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 18.05.20

Sweat fine, but bar on saliva use

The International Cricket Council (ICC)’s cricket committee on Monday decided to prohibit the use of saliva on the cricket ball to mitigate the risks posed by the Covid-19 virus and protect the safe...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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