Was Kohli opposed to Kumble’s appointment as head coach from the beginning?

“There had been some murmurs about this (Kumble-Kohli rift) even at the time of Mr Kumble’s appointment”

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Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Ajay Shirke has claimed that captain Virat Kohli was less than impressed when Anil Kumble was first appointed as India’s head coach.

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Stokes not to be made captain in Root’s absence?

“Just as when Joe was made vice-captain, that doesn’t necessarily mean Ben is going to be a shoo-in to be England captain”

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England’s director of cricket Andrew Strauss has revealed that vice-captain Ben Stokes is not necessarily “going to be a shoo-in” should newly appointed Test captain Joe Root be unavailable for a match. Continue reading