Dilip Vengsarkar
Sports  /  Published 05.02.20

Mumbai maidan to stardom

On a sultry afternoon in 2016 when Dilip Vengsarkar met a young and unassuming left-hander, he was almost certain that the teenager would make it big in world cricket. The former India captain, after ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 02.12.19

Conflict riddle for selection panel

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been groping in the dark over the contentious conflict of interest clause and the immediate fallout has been the lack of transparency in the compos...
By Indranil Majumdar in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 09.06.20

The day India mastered lords

Winners of the 1983 World Cup and 1985 World Championship of Cricket, India were one-day rockstars alright, but they were still struggling to find their feet in the Test arena when the Kapil Dev-capta...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 17.06.19

‘A team of match-winners, that is the beauty of India’

Dilip Balwant Vengsarkar, a former captain of India, member of the 1983 World Cup-winning squad and a former chairman of the national selection committee, spoke to The Telegraph from his Mumbai reside...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.05.20

Agony & ecstasy of IPL-like Ranji final

Twentynine years ago on this day, the Wankhede was witness to one of the greatest matches in Indian domestic cricket. Sudipto Gupta looks back at that nail-biting May 7 contest.Long before the thrill...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.01.20

Age cap on selectors

Dilip Vengsarkar’s chances of becoming chairman of the national selection committee for a second term were ruled out after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) put an age cap of 60 years...
By Indranil Majumdar in Bangalore

Sports  /  Published 22.11.19

Pink ball fine, but World Test Championship is not: Dilip

All the euphoria that the pinkish Eden sported on Friday couldn’t really drown the fact that the contest between India and Bangladesh, the second of the Test series, was very much headed towards a c...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.10.19

Kohli simply the best: Dilip

Shane Warne, who many consider to be the greatest leg-spinner, while comparing the genius of Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar, had said: “If I want someone to score a hundred on the final day of the ...
By Sudipto Gupta in Pune

Sports  /  Published 03.09.19

Dilip impressed with Rahane

Apart from India’s bowlers, both Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari played equally important roles in India’s 2-0 sweep against the West Indies in the recently-concluded Test series, feels Dilip Ven...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.07.19

Spot talent, pick them at right time: Vengsarkar

Young Shubman Gill’s disappointment was voiced by Sourav Ganguly, whose stinging post was retweeted more than 5,300 times by Wednesday evening. Now, Dilip Vengsarkar too thinks that not all is right...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta


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