India outplayed Sri Lanka in a rain-marred final to win their eighth junior continental title. The Boys in Blue won by nine wickets via a DLS method in the summit clash that was reduced to 38 overs a side.
VVS Laxman, along with the appointment of former Australia and England bowling coach Troy Cooley as the pace bowling coach of National Cricket Academy, was finalised during BCCI's Annual General Meeting in Kolkata.
The topmost NCA post fell vacant after Rahul Dravid took over as the head coach of Team India. VVS Laxman's appointment as the NCA chief was one of the points of discussion at the BCCI AGM.
Although the BCCI top brass is confident of India's tour of South Africa going ahead as planned, the emergence of the Omicron virus has triggered widespread alarms all over the world. The variant was detected and flagged to the world by South Africa.
Ab de Villiers brought an end to his 17-year-old cricketing career on Friday that saw him play 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 78 T20Is for South Africa besides representing various T20 franchises globally.
According to Sourav Ganguly, Laxman gave up his IPL mentorship contract with SRH, lucrative commentary deals and others assignments.
As part of his job, VVS Laxman will also oversee preparations of the India U-19 and 'A' teams which are pathways to the senior level.
There will also be an election of two new governing council members but it is understood that in the end it could be a unanimous decision.
Reports also claimed that Rahul Dravid is the first and only choice of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah.
Ravi Shastri had a successful tenure as head coach of Team India. During his stint, India became the No. 1 Test team and won in Australia and England.
Anil Kumble was the coach of the Indian team for a year between 2016-17 when the Cricket Advisory Committee had appointed him, replacing Ravi Shastri.
Sports icons like VVS Laxman, Harbhajan Singh, Yogeshwar Dutt and others pass on their wishes to the nation on 75th Independence Day
India are set to take on hosts Sri Lanka in a limited over series, comprising ODIs and T20Is, starting on July 13.
While Shikhar Dhawan has been a certainty in the 50-over format, he hasn't really been a regular feature in the national T20 side
Sachin remembered his father's ‘special place’ in the house while Hardik Pandya, VVS Laxman, Saina Nehwal also shared their thoughts.
VVS Laxman, a veteran of 134 Tests, also felt that India start as 'favourite' in the ICC World Test Championship final due to the depth, experience and talent they have in the squad
Chasing a modest 151-run target, Sunrisers Hyderabad could manage only 137 as their batsmen struggled to score runs in the middle overs against Mumbai Indians
Originally planned to be held in Australia las year, the 7th edition of ICC Men's T20 World Cup will be held in India in October-November
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.