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Anil Kumble resigns as head coach of India

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that Anil Kumble has withdrawn his services as the post of the head coach for the India team. While the Cricket Advisory Committee had endorsed an extension to his tenure as head coach, Anil Kumble has decided not to continue as the coach. Acting Secretary of the BCCI Amitabh Choudhary said, “We wish to place on record our sincere appreciation for the immense contribution by Anil Kumble to the team which enabled India to attain the No.1 Test position.…

Kumble set to remain India coach for Windies tour

NEW DELHI: Anil Kumble's term as India coach looks set to be extended until the end of the West Indies tour next month, a top official said Monday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) advertised for a head coach in May with Kumble's one-year deal due to expire at the end of the Champions Trophy in England this week. The first one-day international in the West Indies just 10 days away with Kumble in the mix for the post along with former India opening batsman Virender Sehwag and Australian coach Tom Moody,…

India cricket tension mounts after resignation

NEW DELHI: Tension over the future of India's head coach Anil Kumble grew Friday after a top cricket administrator resigned slamming the Indian board for its handling of the controversy. Amid a reported battle between team captain Virat Kohli and Kumble, a deadline for applications to become head coach passed this week without any announcement by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Top names like Virender Sehwag and Australia's Tom Moody have reportedly applied for the job which comes vacant when Kumble's…

India hope Kohli-Kumble feud do not hurt in Pakistan match

LONDON: Unusually it’s the Indian camp rather than Pakistan that seems in disarray. The feud between Indian team captain Virat Kohli and head coach Anil Kumble is not an ideal start for the defending champions. To add spice the Indian team management was not happy at the practice facilities at Edgbaston and that could have made the mood more intense. The media was hampered in their video coverage as a long thick black sight screen was put in place to restrict the coverage. But the drills were well executed and there…

ICC calls for clampdown on bat size

LONDON: India's Anil Kumble and several other former Test players on an International Cricket Council committee have urged the sport's law-makers to bring in new restrictions on the size of bats amid concerns over a glut of run-scoring.