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  • India's sorry tale and Australia's amazing ride
    19 min 24 sec

    As the T20 World Cup enters its knockout stage, Sunandan Lele joins us to dissect Indias disappointing campaign, England and Pakistans consistent outings, New Zealands clinical performances and Australias secret to make it to the semifinals. Oh yes, we end with our predictions about Sundays final

  • Meet Vineet Kulkarni, the umpire
    1 hr 26 min 24 sec

    From being mocked at times for his ambition to be a cricket umpire in his youth to emerging as one of the youngest Indians to officiate in international cricket, Vineet Kulkarni has had an exciting ride. The respected umpire gives a lowdown into the world of modernday cricket umpires. Dont miss some of the instances including those of legends including Yuvraj Singh, Yunus Khan and Sachin Tendulkar, among others

  • Why you should follow India's ODI series in Sri Lanka
    11 min 17 sec

    Despite COVID19 forcing its postponement and Oneday cricket seemingly appearing to be irrelevant with T20 being the flavour of the year, India will be hoping for Hardik Pandya, the bowler, and Yuzvendra Chahals legbreaks to come good ahead of a hectic whiteball season. We also underline the risks posed to cramped scheduling in the wake of an increasing caseload of COVID19 cases

  • Shubman's loss, Shaw's (possible) gain, Mithali's magic and delight for domestic cricketers
    14 min 21 sec

    While spelling out the details of Shubman Gills injury that has ruled him out of Indias tour to England, we explore whether Prithvi Shaw is in with a real chance to replace him for the Test series. Besides, we also dissect whether Mithali Rajs consistency with the willow overshadows her lower strike rate in ODIs and the BCCI domestic calendar

  • My Memorable Ranji Trophy Season: Jatin Paranjape (1993-94)
    58 min 56 sec

    Only once since the inception of Ranji Trophy in 193334 has Mumbai/ Bombay missed out on a title for more than five years. In fact, it turned out to be an eightyearlong wait since the glory in 198485. The itch was finally broken with Ravi Shastri leading Bombay from the front and carving out a generation of youngsters who went on become champion cricketers. Jatin Paranjape, the stylish lefthanded batsman, recalls the landmark season.

  • My Memorable Ranji Trophy Season: Paras Mhambrey (2002-03)
    1 hr 25 min 54 sec

    From getting under the wings of Ramakant Achrekar only after his 10th standard to being one of Rahul Dravids most trusted lieutenants in Indias coaching ecosystem, Paras Mhambrey has had a fascinating journey. The former Test pacer recalls the 200203 Ranji Trophy season as his first pacer.

  • Kiran More Unplugged - Part 2
    1 hr 26 min 48 sec

    From listening to Javed Miandads ghazals on the field to the infamous altercation with him during the 1992 World Cup squad from advising Kapil Dev to avoid a defensive stroke while batting to grooming talent at his academy in Baroda, including the Pandya brothers and from how as the national chief selector he ensured Mahendra Singh Dhoni was picked at the right time to the Sourav Ganguly exclusion saga. Part 2 of a mustwatch freewheeling chat with Kiran More, the former India wicketkeeper.

  • Kiran More Unplugged - Part 1
    1 hr 0 min 53 sec

    Wicketkeeper. Coach. National selector. Administrator. IPL Talent Scout. Kiran More has contributed to the world of cricket in various capacities. In the first part of the freewheeling chat, More recalls his early days in Vadodara to his first tour with the Indian team, to West Indies in 1983 from his muchdelayed Test debut in England in 1986 to Sachin Tendulkars muchanticipated Test debut in Pakistan in 1989 from dropping Graham Gooch at Lords in 1990 to citing Rishabh Pants example to explain the art of wicketkeeping. Dont miss the stories of watching Vijay Hazare gardening from his school earning a pat on the back by Sunil Gavaskar in Bombays fiercely competitive corporate cricket circuit and learning from the great George Headley while scoring during the West Indies tour.

  • Why is WTC final significant for Indian cricket?
    12 min 53 sec

    Pinnacle for Test specialists the first, and possibly the last, WTC final outing for the seniors in the squad and the best chance for Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohlis coachcaptain combo to emerge victorious in a World championship. Lets build up towards the maiden WTC final  

  • My Memorable Ranji Trophy Season - Amol Muzumdar (2003-04)
    39 min 18 sec

    From nearly packing up his kitbag since he had stopped enjoying to emerging as the leading light in Mumbais yet another title triumph, veteran batsman Amol Muzmudar recently appointed as Mumbais head coach recalls a rollercoaster ride in 200304.

  • Meet Mugdha Bavare, the sports psychologist
    33 min 58 sec

    Despite Indian sport, especially cricket, having evolved into a profession, mental training is still in its nascent stage. Mugdha Bavare, a swimmerturnedsport psychologist, is one of the seasoned professionals who is helping out sportspersons across levels to optimise their performance. Bavare stresses on the integration of coaches and parents into shaping minds of young athletes and the pressures young cricketers face. Besides, she also explains how to stay in the present how to change young cricketers goals beyond striving for an IPL contract how to bounce back after failure and how to deal with uncertainty of sport.

  • Saaptahik IPL - Week 5: Suspension, postponement or end of IPL 2021?
    12 min 10 sec

    With COVID19 resulting in the IPL 2021 being halted midway through the tournament, is resumption of the tournament practically possible any time soon And will it be fair to see two India squads playing in two different countries at the same time

  • Meet Prof Shetty - Part 2: Security threat for the 2011 World Cup final and the changing landscape of Indian cricket
    55 min 5 sec

    Prof Ratnakar Shetty, a top BCCI executive who was also the Tournament Director for the 2011 World Cup, narrates the challenges faced during the tournament and how Indian cricket has evolved over the last decade, especially in the wake of IPLs rise

  • Meet Prof Ratnakar Shetty, the encyclopedia of Indian cricket: Part 1
    51 min 1 sec

    From being an administrator to an  executive to the team manager to the World Cup Tournament Director, Prof. Ratnakar Shetty has been involved in Indian cricket in various roles for more than four decades. In the first part of a prolonged interview, Shetty talks about his transition from a chemistry professor to a cricket administrator and also shares his memories as team manager from Indias tour to Sri Lanka in 1997 and the historic tour to Pakistan in 2004. It obviously includes the events around declaration of Indias innings in Multan with Sachin Tendulkar batting on 194

  • Four cricketers likely to come to the fore during IPL Playoffs
    16 min 19 sec

    With the top four having been confirmed, we present to you a player from each of the four franchises in IPL Playoffs who could be instrumental for helping his team lift the title. And with veteran analyst Sunandan Lele joining us yet again, we also predict our final showdown

  • Mandhana and Gaikwad sing Jai Maharashtra in Australia and IPL
    17 min 23 sec

    While Smriti Mandhana made India Womens debut Pink Ball Test a memorable affair with her maiden Test hundred in Australia, fellow Maharashtrian Ruturaj Gaikwad set the IPL ablaze with his maiden IPL ton. While explaining the magnitude of their achievements with veteran analyst Sunandan Lele, we also try and simplify the equation for the fourth place thats still up for grabs in IPL Playoffs.

  • Talking points from India's squad for T20 World Cup
    13 min 54 sec

    What exactly led to Mahendra Singh Dhoni being roped in as Team Mentor Is it a sign of things to come post T20 World Cup More importantly, is Ashwins comeback a bigger surprise than Shikhar Dhawan and Yuzvendra Chahals inclusion We try and analyse the squad in detail. And yes, we also announce the winner of our impromptu Super Selector contest on CCBKs social media handles 

  • What went wrong for India in the third Test at Headingley
    50 min 34 sec

    Misreading conditions Team composition Lack of application by batsmen  Monotonous pacers What exactly went wrong for India during the innings defeat in the this Test We discuss this in a Facebook Live.

  • What makes Rahane special? For coach Amre, it's his knack of bouncing back
    10 min 2 sec

    Pravin Amre, the former India batsman, has been Ajinkya Rahanes personal coach since his early days. With Rahane having missed out on making the most of his muchawaited Test debut against Australia in 2013, Amre narrates how the duo worked thereafter to ensure Rahane emerged as Indias bedrock, especially batting overseas

  • Saaptahik CCBK, featuring Sunandan Lele: Did rain rescue or save India? Can Kohli lord over Lord's?
    20 min 39 sec

    Veteran analyst Sunadan Lele joins us to dissect whetherIndia should be relieved or feel hard done by due to rain playingspoilsport at Nottingham. Besides evaluating whether time is runningout for Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane, we also discuss Indiasprobable XI for the next Test at Lords.

  • England vs India Test Series Preview: Can India end the 14-year itch in England?
    11 min 46 sec

    Why is England considered the litmus test for Virat Kohlis men We look at the significance of Indias fiveTest series in England and also discuss possible combination for the seriesopener in Nottingham

  • Meet Pravin Amre, the trendsetter in cricket coaching
    47 min 12 sec

    Mumbais Ranji Trophywinning coach. Successful stints with India Under19 and India A. And assistant coach stints with various IPL franchises, including Mumbai Indians, Pune Warriors, Delhi Daredevils at the moment Delhi Capitals. Moreover, with honing the skills of the likes of Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Robin Uthappa and Suresh Raina, Amre was the first batting coach in India to sign a contract as a personal coach. The former India batsman shares his wealth of coaching experience in a new series titled Gurucha Kaanmantra

  • Can Raina change CSK's fortune and change of name does the trick for Punjab?
    11 min 44 sec

    Will Suresh Rainas return provide the muchneeded impetus to Chennai Super Kings after its worstever outing last year And will rechristening its own SRK lead Punjab Kings to a maiden title

  • India's gains- and pains - from the T20 series against England?
    14 min 28 sec

    Have India found a new opening combination for T20 World Cup in captain Kohli and Hitman Sharma Has Bhuvneshwar Kumar proven his worth Who is a better finisher: Shreyas or Hardik And is the spin department a cause for concern While reviewing the series win against England, we also take a look at the relevance, or the lack of it, of the forthcoming ODI series.

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 3RD T20: Mark sends India into the Woods, again!
    5 min 54 sec

    Englands fearsome pace trio overshadows superlative innings by Virat Kohli and Jos Buttler to present captain Eoin Morgan a fitting gift in his 100th T20I.

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 2ND T20: Ishan sizzles on debut to help India level series
    6 min 7 sec

    Ishan Kishans fifty on debut underlined his mettle, the depth of Indias T20 strength and the feeder system headed by Rahul Dravid as India thrashed England in the second T20I.

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 1ST T20: India at sea against England's raw pace
    5 min 58 sec

    Three England pacers consistently clocking more than 140 kph expose Indias toporder to set up facile win in T20 series opener.

  • Is India the best Test team in the world?
    13 min 1 sec

    Does the WTC final qualification mean India is unassailable in Test cricket What makes Rishabh Pant special Should toporder consistently not firing against England be a concern for India We dissect all these aspects while reviewing Indias emphatic series win versus England.

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 4TH TEST | DAY 3: India clinch the series 3-1
    5 min 13 sec

    Washington Axar deflated England with the bat and then the Indian spinners sliced through the mentally fatigued England batting.

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 4TH TEST | DAY 2: Rishab Pant puts India on top
    5 min 22 sec

    Pants game awareness and Washington Sundars temperament allows India to gain the upper hand against a tiring England attack on the second day.

  • Motera Test: Bad pitch or ordinary batting or extraordinary spin bowling?
    15 min 24 sec

    What will the pinkball Test be remembered for Demonic pitch at Motera Terrible batting by England or outstanding spin bowling by R Ashwin and Axar Patel Also, a sneak peek into the Motera experience.

  • Pink ball explained and Ishant set to join the 100 Test club
    12 min 4 sec

    What is different with the pink ball used for daynight tests than the conventional red ball Besides, isnt it fitting that Ishant Sharma is set to play his milestone match at Motera in Ahmedabad 

  • Franchises' wishlist for IPL Auction
    17 min 20 sec

    A lowdown of how all the eight IPL teams are looking to approach the annual player auction

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 2ND TEST | DAY 4: India records 2nd test win by the greatest margin over England
    4 min 28 sec

    Preparation the key to Indias success. Rohit setup the match and Ashwin finished it.

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 2ND TEST | DAY 3: Ashwin the all-rounder rises again
    5 min 3 sec

    How Ashwin rejuvenated his batting in Australia. Plus was Joe Root LBW call the right one

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 1ST TEST | DAY 5: Three cheers at Chepauk for England
    9 min 34 sec

    Can you pinpoint the reason for Indias loss in the first Test against England Should we blame it on the pitch Why did Shahbaz Nadeem struggle with the ball And did England surprise us with their performance Lets take a look at all these talking points from the Chepauk Test.

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 1ST TEST | DAY 3: England in command at Chepauk
    4 min 21 sec

    Is it the pitch or England bowlers that India were pushed in the corner at the end of Day 3 in Chennai

  • Where is Robin Uthappa's Orange Cap? Ask Pravin Amre
    14 min 6 sec

    He is the only Indian to have won the Orange Cup in a teams titlewinning run in the Indian Premier League. But soon after being rewarded the Orange Cap after Kolkata Knight Riders lifted its second IPL trophy, Uthappa handed it over to Pravin Amre, his personal coach. Besides recalling the incident, Amre also reveals how his and Uthappas association began, which was a kind of revolutionary step in Indian cricket.

  • The making of Ruturaj Gaikwad - Part 2: Coach Sanadiip Chavaan shares Ruturaj's rise
    25 min 4 sec

    He may not be involved with the Varroc Vengsarkar Academy in Pune now, but Sanadiip Chavaan remains one of Ruturajs goto men when it comes to discussing his cricket. While stressing that Ruturaj is a selfmade cricketer, Chavaan spills out Ruturajs favourite food and Ruturajs analysis, Yuzvendra Chahals craft with the ball

  • Saaptahik IPL, featuring Sunandan Lele: COVID-19, Dhoni aani barach kaahi
    27 min 48 sec

    In the first weekly wrap of IPL 2021, veteran analyst Sunandan Lele joins us to dissect the possible impact of COVID19 on the tournament, whether overrates are a farce, the impact of express pace in T20s and how cricket treats DhoniIt can be released asap.

  • RCB bank on Maxi punt, Sunrisers set to unleash the best bowling attack
    12 min 9 sec

    Will Glenn end up being Maxwell of MaxFail after yet another million dollar signing by the Royal Challengers Bangalore And will the bowling attack including the likes of Bhuvneshwar, Natarajan and Rashid bamboozle others in Sunrisers quest for another title

  • Pant set to lead DC from the front, Can Shakib's return change KKR's fortune?
    11 min 13 sec

    Despite a new captain in Rishabh Pant, with Shreyas Iyer being ruled out of the entire tournament, will Delhi Capitals continue their splendid run from the last year And will Shakib Al Hasan prove to be the catalyst to revive Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier Leagues 2021 edition. 

  • MI set for hat-trick, RR have nothing to lose
    9 min 51 sec

    We start a sneak peek  into all eight teams ahead of the Indian Premier Leagues 2021 edition. Will Mumbai Indians create history by recording a hattrick of titles and can Rajasthan Royals bounce back after ending the 2020 edition at the bottom of the points table

  • Surendra Bhave, national selector who picked India's squad for the 2011 World Cup, recalls memories a decade later
    27 min 25 sec

    Did you know minutes after Mahendra Singh Dhoni ended Indias 28year drought of a World Cup triumph at the Wankhede Stadium on April 2, 2011, chief selector K Srikkanth and his colleagues were forced to celebrate  with the crowd on Marine Drive. Surendra Bhave, the former Maharashtra captain who was a member of the selection committee, recalls the fascinating tale along with his other fond memories of the campaign.

  • Pant and Hardik sound bugle for changing times, End of KulCha? Talking points from ODI series
    8 min 27 sec

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul Thakur worked well in tandem Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya not only waged an assault in the middle overs but have also given the toporder licence to kiss. Besides these positives, did Indias ODI series in England, which saw Shreyas Iyer being all but ruled out for the next six months, signify the end of KulCha of Indian cricket भुवनेश्वर व शार्दूलची गोलंदाजीत कमाल रिषभ आणि हार्दिकची मधल्या फळीत धमाल      श्रेयसच्या दुखापतीची आहे मात्र खंत वाटत आहे कुलचा जोडीचा एकदिवसीय सामान्यांमधील अंत IPL कडे मोर्चा वळवायच्या आधी पाहूया भारत व इंग्लंडमधील ODI मालिकेचे विश्लेषण

  • When will T20 World Cup and IPL be played?
    13 min

    Now that its official that the T20 World Cup and the remaining Indian Premier League will be played in the United Arab Emirates, we tell you about the windows that are being worked out for both the events. Besides, we also discuss India Womens topsyturvy performance in England and Rahul Dravids challenge while being in charge of Indias team in the forthcoming tour to Sri Lanka

  • WTC final countdown begins, the latest racism row and is Muzumdar the right choice for Mumbai?
    17 min 52 sec

    With less than a fortnight remaining for the inaugural World Test Championship final, will lack of preparation hurt India against New Zealand What lesson does the racism row in England have for promising cricketers Can India Women be competitive in the lone Test in England And would Ramesh Powar have asked a better candidate than Amol Muzumdar to pass the baton on as Mumbai head coach

  • When will IPL resume in UAE?
    13 min 16 sec

    We know the venue for IPLs restart but we are still awaiting the schedule. Here are the tentative dates and the possible issues the BCCI will have to deal with before IPL 2021s remaining 31 matches are played later this year.

  • Saaptahik CCBK - Will India's Tests in England be tweaked to accommodate IPL?
    11 min 42 sec

    What has prompted the discussion about Indias scheduled fiveTest series in England to be curtailed to a fourTest series Why is IPL more important than international cricket to Indian cricket ecosystem And what has caused the payments for womens and domestic cricketers to be delayed for the last year

  • Saaptahik Week 6: Will Ramesh Powar be second-time lucky with India Women?
    12 min 53 sec

    What prompted change of guard while appointing India Women coach Is WV Raman justified in feeling hard done by What prompted Bhuvneshwar Kumar to go after sources in a news report And why is Australian news media still going after the IPL entourage even after all of them having returned home

  • Saaptahik IPL with Sunandan Lele - Part 3: Should IPL be suspended?
    31 min 14 sec

    Is it actually fair to celebrate cricket in the midst of a scary COVID19 wave We dissect all the threads of the contentious issue. And oh yes, we also discuss the contrasting fortunes of Indias leading allrounders Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya in IPL 2021 so far 

    5 min

    How Ishant Sharma Rejuvenated his career to reach the 300 Test wickets and what are the key points heading into the final day

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 5TH T20: Open and shut case by Rohit and Virat
    5 min 15 sec

    Indias ploy to open with Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli pays rich dividends as Men in Blue seal the series with a convincing win in the deciding T20I.

  • Another turner in offing at Motera
    10 min 40 sec

    Why will Australia cheer for England in the last Test of the series And why would India not take a chance of offering a flatbed at Motera

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 3RD TEST | DAY 2: What caused a two-day finish at Motera?
    5 min 55 sec

    A combination of poor pitch, poorer batting and exceptional spin bowling resulted in the shortest Test match since the second World War

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 2ND TEST | DAY 2: India on verge of victory after just 2 days.
    5 min 5 sec

    Which of Ashwin deliveries is the biggest threat on a turning track. Axar makes a promising debut and Kohli captaincy.

  • Pakistan battle is lost but T20 World Cup war is just starting
    22 min 14 sec

    With veteran analyst Sunandan Lele and CCBKs Amol Karhadkar aving witnessed Indias mauling by Pakistan from the press box and Gaurav Joshi watching the proceedings from Sydney, the trio dissect Indias mediocre performance and the corrective measures to be taken for bouncing back versus New Zealand on Sunday

  • Yet another agonising defeat hangs India's fate in the balance
    14 min 42 sec

    If Pakistan was bad, New Zealand became worse for India. With two losses in as many matches, Indias T20 World Cup campaign will be all but over at the end of the league stage. Veteran analyst Sunandan Lele joins in from Dubai to discuss the frailties of Indias batting that were exposed against New Zealand yet again

  • Middle-order muddle costs Mumbai Indians dearly
    14 min 47 sec

    Is MI and national selection panel running out of patience with the middleorder problems Does Mumbai Indians still have it in them to qualify for the Playoffs And with veteran analyst Sunandan Lele with us, besides predicting the top four picks for the Playoffs, we also had to get an update on Balu Lokhande from him.

  • What did Dhoni and Hussey tell Ruturaj Gaikwad in IPL 2020?
    7 min 11 sec

    We saw Ruturaj Gaikwad clobbering the likes of Trent Boult and Jasprit Bumrah in IPL 2021s second half in UAE but do you remember the promising Chennai Super Kings opener was at a low after being exposed by Boult in IPL 2020 The Punekar recalls how Dhoni and batting coach Michael Husseys peptalks helped him turn the tide after the COVID19 infection and a series of low scores in his maiden IPL outing.

  • Saaptahik CCBK, featuring Sunandan Lele: Could Kohli have timed giving up captaincy better?
    21 min 2 sec

    Did he resign voluntarity Or was he nudged into announcing his decision to step down as Indias T20I captain after the next months T20 World Cup Will we see him in T20Is after the World Cup And considering the big event is just around the corner, should he have waited before making his decision public We try and help you understand these aspects better

  • Saaptahik IPL, featuring Sunandan Lele - Let's talk IPL, again!
    16 min 34 sec

    Different venue, rejigged teams, but the tournament continues. Strange as it may sound but the timing of IPL resumption becomes even more critical with the T20 World Cup that will follow the lucrative league. Besides stressing its significance, we also discuss the players to watch out for over the next four weeks.

  • IPL Uwaach with Rahul Tripathi: Dhoni the mentor, Rahane the guide and Shah Rukh the team owner
    52 min 55 sec

    He has been a bedrock for Maharashtra in domestic cricket but Rahul Tripathi is synonymous with majority of cricket fraternity, thanks to his exploits in the Indian Premier League. The stylish Punekar takes us into his IPL journey, right from making his IPL debut for Rising Pune Supergiant in 2017 to the first half of the 2021 edition, when he starred for Kolkata Knight Riders.

  • Saaptahik CCBK, featuring Sunandan Lele: Lord's to Leeds, will India go for the kill?
    23 min

    None of Indias squad members has featured in a Test atHeadingley. Veteran analyst Sunandan Lele, having arrived in the UK,joins in to discuss the impact of lack of experience and the problemsin plenty for a dejected England batting lineup. We also assess KLRahuls impact in the series

  • Saaptahik CCBK, featuring Sunandan Lele - How India stamped its authority as lord of Lord's
    22 min 2 sec

    How did Virat Kohli Co script history at Lords Did the banter between players overshadow the quality of Indias cricket Besides, we also analyse the possible impact of the Lords Test win on the overall psyche of India and England with veteran analystSunandan Lele. Dont miss the fascinating tale in the aftermath of the spat between Anderson and Jadeja during the 2014 series.

  • CCBK First Anniversary Special with Sanjay Manjrekar: Teaser
    1 min 34 sec

    Sanjay Manjrekar, the cricketerturnedmedia expert joins us in a rare Marathi chat to celebrate the special ocasion of CCBKs first anniversary. Heres a sneak peek into the conversation, to be released on July 23

  • The making of Ruturaj Gaikwad - Part 1: Coach Mohan Jadhav recalls early days
    25 min 46 sec

    From noticing a rookie based on his throw in the nets to admitting that coaches at the Varroc Vengsarkar Academy in Pune, including him, are now eager to learn from, rather than impart knowledge to, Ruturaj Gaikwad, coach Mohan Jadhav takes us through Ruturajs fascinating journey

  • Can India redeem itself after the first test setback?
    11 min 24 sec

    Successive Test matches are being played at the same ground for the first time in the history of Test cricket in India. How will it impact the pitch and the team composition Besides, who holds an edge in the World Test Championship final race Lets take a look at all these issues in the preview ahead of the second Test between India and Englandभारतात पहिल्यांदाच सलग दोन कसोटी सामने एकाच मैदानावर खेळले जात आहेत. काय होईल ह्याचा परिणाम खेळपट्टीवर व संघबांधणीवर आणि वर्ल्ड टेस्ट चॅम्पिअनशिप च्या शर्यतीत कोणाचे आहे पारडे जड टाकूया एक नजर इंग्लंडविरुद्धच्या दुसऱ्या कसोटीच्या पूर्वावलोकनात

  • Meet Sanjay Bangar, the coach
    43 min 13 sec

    India opener. Domestic stalwart. Successful IPL team head coach. India batting coach. And now batting coach in IPL. Having donned various hats during his highly commendable cricketing sojourn, Sanjay Bangar the Royal Challengers Bangalore batting coach who is also a parent to a promising cricketer is now a cofounder of a cricket coaching app along with legendary Virender Sehwag. In a twopart freewheeling chat in Gurucha Kaanmantra, Bangar explains various aspects of cricket coaching.    How he became a coach/ mentor even before retiring from First Class cricketer 01m 30sImportance of imbibing basics of coaching in the 812 years age group 05m 07sWhy should parents trust a coach 07m 17sShould coaches change natural batting technique 09m 44sDifferences in coaching a domestic, international and IPL team 11m 57sHow an indoor school coach in Manchester casually pinpointed a technical flaw in his batting 15m 01sChallenges of tweaking techniques midway through a series 17m 58sHow he got India batters out of the wide stance theory that prevailed in Indias 21m 00sChallenges of ensuring T20 overdose doesnt compromise batters technique 23m 49sThe need to institute an online coaching/ mentoring platform 27m 28sCan online coaching replace personalised coaching 31m 36sWhen can Indian coaches dominate global coaching scenario 38m 19sOutro 42m 23s

  • Saaptahik CCBK, featuring Sunandan Lele: IPL or COVID-19? What led to Manchester Test cancellation
    17 min 33 sec

    Did India not take the field with an eye on the lucrative Indian Premier League Or was it the bubble fatigue or fear of the virus continuing to affect Team India Veteran analyst Sunandan Lele joins us from England to dissect the factors that led to the cancellation of Indias scheduled fifth Test in England Moreover, we also spell out the tentative timeline for the fate of the series to be sealed.

  • Saaptahik CCBK, featuring Sunandan Lele: How India ran circles around England at the Oval
    29 min 22 sec

    Veteran analyst Sunandan Lele joins us from England after witnessing Indias turnaround at the Oval. We discuss the ecstatic mood of the fans and some cricket too Besides explaining the method behind Rohit Sharmas consistency, we also weigh in on the Catch22 India finds itself in with regard to Jasprit Bumrahs workload management. And yes, how can we not discuss R. Ashwins exclusion and Ajinkya Rahanes form 

  • My Memorable Ranji Trophy Season: Anand Yalvigi (Karnataka, 1998-99)
    1 hr 11 min 54 sec

    He was born in Pune, brought up at Shivaji Park in Mumbai and was a vital cog in Karnatakas Ranji Trophy triumph in 199899. Meet Anand Yalvigi, the offspinner who was no muck with the bat. Yalvigi, a now a successful sports marketing professional, narrates:  How he made his Ranji debut for Mumbai and how Rahul Dravid was instumental in him switching allegiance from Mumbai to Karnataka and the turmoil it led to in Karnataka cricket  Tales of Dodda Ganesh and Vijay Bharadwaj, who were the anchors of Karnatakas fairytale ride while defending the title Facing Mumbai senior Chandrakant Pandits Madhya Pradesh on a dustbowl in Bhilai Working with the legendary offspinner Erapalli Prasanna midway through the season  The highvoltage semifinal versus Punjab that saw multiple squabbles between Navjot Singh Sidhu and Harbhajan Singh with Dodda Ganesh and others  The memorable final against MP with Pandit weeping after the game Most cherishable memory and the best learning from the season

  • Saaptahik CCBK, featuring Sunandan Lele: Is Ashwin the answer to turn the tide at the Oval?
    26 min 6 sec

    Veteran analyst Sunandan Lele joins in to discuss thedebacle at Headingley and possible solutions that could help Indiabounce back in the fourth Test at the Oval. We discuss the mediocrerun of Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane and Rishabh Pantand whether the Ashwin factor would come in handy for India. We alsoadopt our own rotation policy for Indias pacers.

  • Sneak peek into Suresh Raina’s autobiography by co-author Bharat Sundaresan
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  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 4TH T20: Surya rises to aid India level the series
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  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 4TH TEST | DAY 1: Spinners and Siraj shine bright on Day 1
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  • What are the lessons to learn for India from WTC final loss?
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  • IPL Uwaach with Ramesh Powar
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  • Saaptahik IPL, featuring Sunandan Lele - Part 4: What has led to IPL bubble being breached?
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  • Meet Devraj Raut, the performance analyst
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  • Saaptahik IPL - Part 2, featuring Sunandan Lele: Maxwell's mojo, Punjab's problems and rusty Russell
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  • Amol Muzumdar on his new role as Mumbai coach
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  • Can India close out the most open T20 World Cup?
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  • IPL Uwaach with Aditya Tare
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  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 3RD ODI: India survive Curran scare to clinch series
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    Sam Curran almost singlehandedly ensured the good work of Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul Thakur centre to zilch, but India managed to edge past England to end the season on a high.

  • INDIA v ENGLAND: 2ND ODI: Stokes and Bairstow blow India away
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    England duos pyrotechnics square the ODI  series off to set up a mouthwatering decider. Is it time for India to shade the conventional approach while batting

  • CCBK's Team of IPL and 'Dravid'ian push for India head coach
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