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VVS Laxman After U-19 Asia Cup 2021 Win, 'Heartening To See Indian Team Improve By The Game'

Jan 01, 2022 PTI

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 To Join NCA On December 13; India To Send Jumbo Squad To South Africa

Dec 04, 2021 PTI

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.


VVS Laxman 'Has To Apply' For NCA Chief's Post, Says Jay Shah After BCCI AGM

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.

BCCI AGM: Clarity On India’s South Africa Tour, T20 World Cup Debacle Among 24-Point Agenda

Dec 03, 2021 PTI

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 Retires: Virat Kohli Says ‘Best Player Of Our Times’, Others Hail Cricket’s Mr 360

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.

17 November, 2021

VVS Laxman Sacrificed Lucrative Deals To Take Up NCA Job, Says BCCI Chief Sourav Ganguly

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According to Sourav Ganguly, Laxman gave up his IPL mentorship contract with SRH, lucrative commentary deals and others assignments.


14 November, 2021

VVS Laxman To Take Over From Rahul Dravid As NCA Head

PTI

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.


14 November, 2021

BCCI AGM: India's T20 World Cup Show, NCA Chief Appointment, Selectors' Term Renewal On Agenda

PTI

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.


26 October, 2021

Rahul Dravid Applies For India Head Coach's Post; VVS Laxman In Fray For NCA?

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Reports also claimed that Rahul Dravid is the first and only choice of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah.


19 September, 2021

'Achieved What I wanted,' Ravi Shastri Confirms Exit; Kumble vs Laxman For Next Head Coach Of Indian Cricket Team?

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


18 September, 2021

Ravi Shastri To Step Down As India Coach After T20 World Cup; Anil Kumble Likely To Return

PTI

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.


15 August, 2021

Happy Independence Day 2021: Cricketers, Olympians Send Good Wishes

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Sports icons like VVS Laxman, Harbhajan Singh, Yogeshwar Dutt and others pass on their wishes to the nation on 75th Independence Day


09 July, 2021

SL vs IND: VVS Laxman Backs Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal To Gain Confidence On Sri Lanka Tour

PTI

India are set to take on hosts Sri Lanka in a limited over series, comprising ODIs and T20Is, starting on July 13.


05 July, 2021

SL Vs IND: VVS Laxman Delivers Brutal T20 World Cup Selection Advice To 'Captain' Shikhar Dhawan

PTI

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


20 June, 2021

Father's Day: Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal, VVS Laxman, Hardik Pandya, Extend Greetings

Outlook Web Bureau

Sachin remembered his father's ‘special place’ in the house while Hardik Pandya, VVS Laxman, Saina Nehwal also shared their thoughts.


15 June, 2021

World Test Championship Final: VVS Laxman Backs Shubman Gill To Open Against New Zealand

PTI

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


18 April, 2021

IPL 2021: Rotating Strike Is Crucial On Slow Tracks - SRH Mentor VVS Laxman

PTI

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


25 March, 2021

Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Kumar Should Be In India's T20 World Cup Squad: VVS Laxman

PTI

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


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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