Former India captain Ajit Wadekar died on Wednesday after battling a prolonged illness at Mumbai's Jaslok Hospital.
Former cricketer Ajit Wadekar has blamed the lack of time for Team India to "acclimatise" in South Africa for their humiliating Test series loss to the Proteas.
Anil Kumble on Tuesday stepped down from the post of the head coach of the Indian cricket team.
Kapil Dev had said Sachin Tendulkar didn't know how to get more than just hundreds and that he spent time with Mumbai cricketers who played 'neat and straight cricket'.
Who's going to be the next coach for Team India? - The nation wants to know! The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has been tight lipped and the cricket crazy public of India have been drawing conclusions from various media reports.
Sachin Tendulkar, who turned 42 on Friday, was known for his pranks throughout his tenure as India cricketer.
The stylish left-handed batsman and ace slip fielder played 37 Tests between 1966 and 1974 and scored 2,113 runs, with a century and 14 half tons to his credit.
The seeds of holding cricket tournaments for the physically challenged germinated in Wadekar's mind after he was deeply touched by the enthusiasm with which his victorious 1971 squad that returned from England was greeted during its motorcade from airport to the Brabourne Stadium at Haji Ali, Mahalakshmi, by members of the Fellowship of the Ha...
Former Indian Test captain Ajit Wadekar emphasizes the importance of University cricket and backs Mumbai to do well again.
"At the moment Dhoni is the only one in form. He should continue... India do not have an option," Vengsarkar told reporters after reaching here along with Ajit Wadekar to attend the golden jubilee celebration of a city-based sports club.
Former India captain and ex-cricket manager Ajit Wadekar has criticised the tendency of some players who report sick and miss Tests before recovering magically in time when lucrative T20 games come around.
Lady luck did not favour the MS Dhoni-led Indian squad that resulted in its exit at the Super Eights stage of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20, said former captain Dilip Vengsarkar.
Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was conferred with the Castrol Cricketer of 2011 for his outstanding contribution to the game and winning the 50-over World Cup last year.
Former India captain Ajit Wadekar has asked the Cricket Board to concentrate more on promoting Tests than cash-rich Twenty20 tournament IPL. "These days, events like IPL have become more popular and important than Test cricket and the latter is losing its popularity," he said.
Former players hailed Rahul Dravid, who on Friday retired from international as well as domestic cricket, as among the very best produced by India and said his contribution to Indian cricket has been huge.
Veteran India batsman Rahul Dravid and former captain Ajit Wadekar were on Saturday, honoured with the Indian Cricket Board's (BCCI) top recognitions, the Polly Umrigar Award and the C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award, here.
Former India skipper Ajit Wadekar on Wednesday, voiced confidence that Sachin Tendulkar will score his hundredth century at the Wankhede stadium, saying it was the batting maestro's "destiny" to achieve the feat at his homeground.
Former India captain Ajit Wadekar will be honoured with the Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement trophy at the annual Indian Cricket Board awards ceremony to be held in Chennai on December 10.