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Gambhir approached by BCCI for Head Coach job

Saturday, 18-May-2024
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As the term of incumbent Indian head coach Rahul Dravid approaches its expiry date, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) are in search of a fitting and most experienced candidate to take up the job. In a latest development, as per reports, BCCI has approached former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir for the high-profile job. Gautam Gambhir is highly experienced and vastly talented. 

In the latest assignment, Gautam Gambhir is the mentor of Kolkata Knight Riders at the ongoing Indian Premier League. KKR have done enormously well this season, having qualified for the playoffs. Previously, Gambhir mentored Lucknow Super Giants at the IPL 2022 and 2023, and they did fairly well, qualifying for the playoffs each time. 

Apart from Gambhir, there have been few other names doing the rounds for the post. During his cricketing journey with team India, Gambhir was member of the team that won T20I World Cup in 2007 and also the ODI World Cup in 2011.

 

 

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Boult’s farewell as New Zealand eye thrilling conclusion

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In their final group stage match of the ongoing T20I World Cup 2024, New Zealand will be facing Papua New Guinea on Monday at Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad. The Kiwis, now playing solely for pride, aim to close out their campaign on a positive note. This match serves as an opportunity for New Zealand to close out their campaign with a thumping victory. New Zealand would never have imagined the way their campaign unfolded during this season of the tour


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“If I have to leave the captaincy”: Babar Azam on Pakistan’s elimination and captaincy

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There has been a lot of pushback against Pakistan skipper Babar Azam after team’s elimination from the T20I World Cup 2024. Babar’s future as captain remains in Jeopardy but Babar doesn’t intend to relinquish the captaincy as he will review the World Cup performance with PCB and the final call will lie with PCB. Babar too will be making his decision after having discourse with PCB. 

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Bangladesh confirm their berth into Super Eight after resisting Nepal

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Bangladesh showed exemplary display of skill and determination as they booked their place into the Super Eight stage of the ongoing T20I World Cup by outgunning Nepal by 21 runs at Arnos Vale Ground, Kingstown, St Vincent. The match was marked by exceptional bowling performance from Bangladesh’s Tanzim and Mustafizur, who collectively dismantled Nepal's batting lineup that was chasing the target of 107. 

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Babar’s nervy innings takes Pakistan over the line

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Babar Azam and Shaheen Afridi led the way as Pakistan closed out their T20I World Cup campaign with a three-wicket win over Ireland on Sunday at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida. Babar Azam, scoring 32 unbeaten, remained resolute, seeing wickets falling at the other end at regular intervals. Shaheen Afridi, with his 13 off 5 deliveries, including two sixes, took the team over the line. 

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David Wiese retires from international cricket

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David Wiese, Namibian cricketer known for his explosive all-round skills, has confirmed that he is retiring from international cricket. Namibia’s final T20I World Cup group stage match against England ended in a loss. This decision marks the end of an illustrious career that spanned more than a decade. His career was rife with huge tenacity. 

Making his debut for Namibia in 2021 at the T20I World Cup, he quickly established himself as a vital asset to Nam

 

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