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Going down different memory lanes

At the BCCI organised condolence meeting, cricketers recall their stories with the legend Ajit Wadekar, who passed away earlier this month.

31 Aug 2018 1:19 AM

Wadekar’s legacy will grow with passage of time

I wonder what he would have had to say seeing the debacle at Lord’s on the current tour where India were twice bowled out for less than 150?

19 Aug 2018 2:12 AM

Cricket loses a leader

Ajit rise to the captaincy came in controversial circumstances, with the casting vote of then chairman of selectors Vijay Merchant.

18 Aug 2018 12:37 AM

Ajit Wadekar cremated with due honours

Wadekar served Indian cricket in different capacities — as manager, coach and a selector.

18 Aug 2018 12:20 AM

Gone but never forgotten

The cricket fraternity mourns the loss of a great captain, mentor and manager under whom great players like Gavaskar and tendulkar grew.

17 Aug 2018 12:24 AM


Wadekar: Man who made Indian captaincy coveted

Call it the game of glorious uncertainties, Wadekar lost his captaincy after a disastrous England tour of 1974 when India lost 0-3 in Test matches.

17 Aug 2018 12:22 AM

Iconic ex-India captain Ajit Wadekar passes away

A statement from the hospital read, “Mr Wadekar was declared dead on arrival.” He had been critically unwell for sometime.”

16 Aug 2018 4:48 AM

T20 for specially abled from March 30

Ajit Wadekar had a word of praise for his colleagues, Umesh Kulkarni and Karsan Ghavri.

24 Mar 2018 12:08 AM

Ravi Shastri is the right person for this job, says Ajit Wadekar

Ajit Wadekar feels both Ravi Shastri and Virat Kohli have an attacking mindset, and that is a good combination.

21 Jul 2017 12:44 AM

Anil Kumble writes to BCCI regarding extra pay for captains; Former captain Ajit Wadekar supports the move

Kumble's other suggestion, that of the coach being made the member of the selection committee, was also welcomed by Wadekar.

27 May 2017 3:34 PM