Daily Archives: 6 May 2007

News in brief: 6 May 2007

Ravi Shastri is upbeat about the Bangladesh tour while admitting that the tour remains a challenge. Meanwhile in the opponent camp, Habibul Bashar, the Bangladesh captain has said that he is confident of beating India again.

Sachin Tendulkar has turned to Yoga in the hope that it will sort out his various injury problems.

According to reports, Rahul Dravid is recovering from his injury to the nose and will play the first game on May 10. Speaking of Dravid, former England batsman Geoff Boycott believes India captain Rahul Dravid needs to be more assertive for the team to rediscover success.

Sourav Ganguly gets tips from Sachin Tendulkar on how to negotiate short-pitched bowling

Sridharan Sharath, the Tamil Nadu batsman, has announced his retirement from first-class cricket. He remains the only Tamil Nadu player to have played 100 Ranji matches for Tamil Nadu a feat by itself

The never ending contract issue continues with the BCCI forming a two-member committee to discuss the issue with the players

‘After having taken one step forward, under John Wright and Chappell, Indian cricket has just taken two steps backward’ according a featured article in the ‘Times of India’.