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13 March, 2018 5:44 PM Former India coach John Wright returning to Derbyshire

London: Former New Zealand and India coach John Wright is to return to Derbyshire to oversee their upcoming campaign in English domestic cricket's Twenty20 Blast competition, the Midlands county announced on Tuesday. Wright knows Derbyshire well, having played for the club during his career as a New Zealand batsman. Last season saw Wright guide Derbyshire 59

21 February, 2018 11:21 AM What fans replied when Irfan Pathan asked for 'reasons behind rise of Indian cricket'

He may not be in the frame for a return to Team India and not also part of the coming Indian Premier League season, but allrounder Irfan Pathan stays connected to his fans on microblogging site Twitter. He may not be in the frame for a return to Team India and not also part of the coming Indian Premier League season, but allrounder Irfan Pathan stays 36

9 December, 2016 6:43 PM John Glenn, astronaut and politician, died on December 8th, aged 95

TOO big, too unschooled, too old—only narrowly did John Glenn gain entry to the training programme which would make him America’s space hero. To meet NASA’s size requirements, he briskly lost 28lb (nearly 13kg) and even put books on his head to try to squeeze a little off his height. True, nothing could be done about his lack of academic qualifications 146

1 November, 2016 1:44 PM Replace MS Dhoni at your peril, says Gary Kirsten

India's 2011 World Cup-winning coach Gary Kirsten believes MS Dhoni can play the 2019 World Cup in England. Indian cricket coaches for the past 15 years have had a trusted captain they could join forces with. Sourav Ganguly for John Wright, Rahul Dravid for Greg Chappell and MS Dhoni for Gary Kirsten and Duncan Fletcher. Fletcher and Chappell failed 182

29 October, 2016 4:31 AM India v/s New Zealand: Tim Southee hopeful of creating history by winning series on Indian soil

Having turned the tables after a shoddy show in the Test series, New Zealand speedster Tim Southee is confident that the Black Caps will be scripting history by winning their first ever bilateral ODI series in India. "I think the guys are pretty excited to do what no other NZ side has ever done before -- come over here and win a one-day series. The excitement 109

30 September, 2016 10:56 AM MUST-READ: Full Text: VVS Laxman delivers Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture

Mumbai, Sep 30: Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman held sway at the Cricket Club of India (CCI) here on Thursday (September 29) as he delivered the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture. Laxman recalled his cricket journey that began in Hyderabad and among other various issues, spoke on the importance of playing the game without thinking of fame, money and comfort 159

11 September, 2016 2:49 AM This Indian team is extremely committed: Anil Kumble

In an interview with Times Sport, Anil Kumble, the coach of the Indian cricket team, who is just back from the West Indies - his maiden tour as India coach - spoke at length about the challenges the role brings. BENGALURU: Back from his first assignment with the Indian team, Anil Kumble shares insights on his new innings as coach in this interview to Times 12

18 July, 2016 6:37 PM 2004 political conventions explain Trump, Obama, Clinton and 2016

National political conventions, rooted in what was and focused on what’s now, are really about what’s next. And to Democrats and Republicans who convened in Boston and New York in summer 2004, the future seemed clear. The Democratic nominee was Sen. John Kerry, whose decorated Vietnam War service was an implicit rebuke to President George W. Bush’s stateside 337

24 June, 2016 12:16 PM Anil Kumble Keen to Follow John Wright's Low-Key Approach

Anil Kumble said he wants to stay in the background in his role as Indian cricket team coach, just like former Indian coaches John Wright and Gary Kirsten The 45-year-old spin great, who played a lot of his cricket under New Zealand's Wright and South Africa's Kirsten, said he wants to emulate the duo's coaching style during his one-year term. Wright 148

24 June, 2016 6:23 AM 'Shy' Anil Kumble Wants to Do a Gary Kirsten, John Wright as India's Head Coach

Anil Kumble has played under foreign coaches during his long international career. He was also part of a high-profile coaching staff attached with IPL team Mumbai Indians. Most top coaches across the world tend to work behind the scenes and Kumble would have picked up a few lessons when Wright was India coach. More recently, South African Kirsten always 135