Indian cricket captain Rohit Sharma received flak from a section of netizens after the men-in-blue had to swallow a defeat in the hands of Australia even after setting a target over 200 in 20 overs in the first T20I Tuesday.
Ending an era, former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday handed over the captaincy of Indian Premier League (IPL)'s one of the most successful franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to allrounder Ravindra Jadeja.
In a new turn to the ongoing captaincy row, some reports have emerged claiming Indian cricket board (BCCI) chief Sourav Ganguly wanted to send a show cause notice to then Test captain Virat Kohli after the latter contradicted with his boss in an explosive press conference.
Echoing the words of Indian cricket board (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly, selection committee chairman Chetan Sharma on Friday said that Virat Kohli was asked to rethink over his decision to quit as the T20 captain.
Kolkata/IBNS: Indian cricket board (BCCI) chief Sourav Ganguly was supported by a section of Twitterati on Friday over an ugly scene that unfolded over the captaincy issue involving Test skipper Virat Kohli.
Kolkata/IBNS: Refusing to make an elaborate comment on the captaincy row, Indian cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said his administration will deal with the matter involving Test skipper Virat Kohli "appropriately".
Mumbai/IBNS: Former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev has suggested both Test captain Virat Kohli and BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly to "control the situation" cropped up from the captaincy issue.
Mumbai/IBNS: Indian Test captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday contradicted cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly who said he had personally talked to the former over the pot boiling captaincy issue.
Mumbai/IBNS: Breaking his silence for the first time since the One Day International (ODI) captaincy row broke out, Virat Kohli on Wednesday said he was informed about the change in leadership in 50 overs cricket one-and-a-half hours prior to the selection of Test squad for South Africa tour.
Mumbai/IBNS: The Indian cricket is almost mirroring the days of 2005-2006, when row erupted after then captain Sourav Ganguly was sacked not just as the captain but also as a batsman in One Day Internationals (ODIs), with the reports of Virat Kohli opting out from the 50 overs series against South Africa.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Indian cricket board jumped to somewhat damage control mode after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) faced massive backlash for removing Virat Kohli as the One Day International (ODI) captain.
Mumbai/IBNS: The Indian cricket board has rejected several media reports which had claimed skipper Virat Kohli might lose his job of leading the team to his deputy Rohit Sharma in the limited-overs cricket, media reports said.