Report Alleges ACA Members Were Pressured to Endorse Hanuma Vihari: Teammates Speak Out
Vihari disclosed the circumstances surrounding his resignation from the captaincy after Andhra's defeat to Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy quarter-final. He clarified that his decision was influenced by political factors rather than personal reasons. Vihari shared his statement on social media along with a photo showing signatures of his teammates endorsing his reinstatement as captain. However, ACA, according to a report by India Today, claims that the other players were compelled to sign the letter in Vihari's favor.
Major Changes in BCCI Annual Contracts: Promotions for KL Rahul, Gill, and Siraj; Shreyas and Ishan Left Out
This elevation comes on the back of stellar performances by the trio during the Men’s ODI World Cup and Test matches, where they showcased exemplary skills and contributed significantly to the team's success. Joining the ranks of Grade A, they now stand alongside stalwarts like Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, and Hardik Pandya, reflecting their growing stature in Indian cricket.
Rahul's Batting Woes Persist in Nets, Probable Absence from Dharamsala Test
Rahul's absence has been felt since the series opener in Hyderabad back in January. Despite being declared 90 percent fit before the third Test in Rajkot earlier this month, the right-handed batsman continues to experience discomfort.
Exploring a Raise: BCCI Mulls Increase in Test Match Fees
The board's decision to review the salary structure comes in light of Ishan Kishan's prolonged absence from domestic cricket. Despite calls from team management to participate in domestic matches, the wicketkeeper-batsman was seen practicing for the IPL in Baroda instead.
Prime Minister Modi Extends Well Wishes for Speedy Recovery to Indian Pacer Shami Post Ankle Surgery
In a message on X, PM Modi expressed confidence in Shami's ability to overcome the injury with his characteristic courage. He wrote, "Wishing you a speedy recovery and good health, @MdShami11! I'm confident you'll overcome this injury with the courage that is so integral to you."
Wrestling Federation of India Calls Bajrang, Vinesh, Sakshi for Trials; Rio Olympic Medallist Expresses Discontent
The events in question include the 2024 Senior Asian Wrestling Championship from April 11th to 16th and the Asian OG Qualifier Wrestling Tournament from April 19th to 21st, both to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Singh urged all state units to inform the wrestlers accordingly.
Kumble Stresses the Importance of Adapting to Situations in Test Cricket
India clinched victory against England by five wickets in Ranchi, securing an unassailable 3-1 lead in the 5-Test series. This win marked India's 17th consecutive Test series triumph at home, establishing a remarkable record.