Cricket News Sourav Ganguly As BCCI President: How Will His Equation With Head Coach Ravi Shastri Be?

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: With the appointment of Sourav Ganguly as the new BCCI president, a new era in cricket administration has begun in India. Ganguly, who will be appointed as the new BCCI president on October 23, has gotten massive support. However, it will be very interesting to see how Ganguly’s equation with the current head coach of the Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri, will be. In 2016, Ganguly and Shastri had a major falling-out when the former India captain, who was part of the Cricket Advistory Committee (CAC), was tasked with selecting the new head coach of the team following the exit of Duncan Fletcher. Heading into the interview, everyone tipped Shastri to be the full-time head coach after he had a successful run as the Indian cricket team director. Ganguly, along with VVS Laxman, Sachin Tendulkar and Sanjay Jagdale were tasked to appoint the coach. There were reports that Ganguly was not in favour of Shastri being the coach.Things took an ugly turn when there accusations from Shastri that a member of the committee, reportedly Ganguly, wasn’t present and that was disrespectful to the selection process. At that time, Shastri was vacationing in Bangkok. However, Ganguly hit back stating that Shastri was living in a ‘Fool’s paradise’ if he felt that he was responsible for him not being a coach. Anil Kumble was appointed the head coach but he resigned a year later after he termed his relationship with skipper Virat Kohli ‘untenable’ and Shastri returned.The relationship between Ganguly and Shastri never recovered. In one episode of Breakfast With Champions, Shastri revealed an incident when he taught a punctuality lesson to Ganguly by leaving him behind in team’s hotel in Bangladesh, after the former Indian skipper was late. However, Ganguly rubbished the claims. Also Read | Why Ganguly’s Tenure As BCCI President Will Last For Only Nine Months?A lot of water has flown under the bridge since the 2016 fiasco. Shastri and the Kohli duo have helped India establish a certain sense of dominance in all three formats. However, with Ganguly now at the top of the ladder and Shastri at the helm of the cricket team, it will be interesting to see how these two work together for the betterment of the Indian cricket side.last_img read more

Police investigating woman’s body found on I-95 as homicide

first_imgIf you have any information that can help investigators, call the sheriff’s office at 772-462-3230, or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477. Investigators say the discovery of a woman’s body on I-95 is now being investigated as a homicide.According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a driver found the body on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. on the southbound side of I-95 near mile marker 127, which is north of Midway Road, when he pulled over with car trouble.On Thursday, the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office identified the woman as Cindy Marie McDonald, 57, of Fort Pierce, and said her death is being investigated as a homicide.Deputies say McDonald’s body was dumped on the side of I-95, but are not sure what exactly happened.“If you recognize Cindy McDonald, or had any contact with her in the days leading up Tuesday, we need them to contact the detectives,” said Chief Deputy Garry Wilson. “If anyone saw Cindy last week at any time, we would like to know where she was seen and who she might have been with.”last_img read more

‘Modern-Day Slavery’ Forum Aims To Educate, Empower (3/9 @ 5:30pm)

first_imgOn Friday, March 9, South Puget Sound Community College hosts the Stop Modern-Day Slavery forum, a survivor-led event designed to educate about and empower people to combat human trafficking. The forum, hosted by the South Puget Sound Community College Student Senate and the Tronie Foundation, will feature a variety of survivors, including ASB President Khurshida Begum, sharing their experiences to educate others. They will also present information of what people can do to help stop this practice. The forum plans to emphasize the issue’s wide range, from local to global. Facebook0Tweet0Pin0center_img The forum takes place March 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts main stage. The forum is free and open to the public.last_img read more

“Superman” Earns Fourth Northwest Extreme Late Model Victory at Grays Harbor…

first_imgFast Time: Collen Winebarger, 17.015Heat Race Winners: Greg Walters (1), Jerry Schram (2)Trophy Dash Winner: Jerry SchramA-Feature: 1. Collen Winebarger, 2.Greg Walters, 3. Joe German, 4. Jerry Schram, 5. Jason Johnson, 6. Eddie Day, 7. Jack Marontate, 8. John Gamell, 9. Brad Martin, 10. Justin Perkins, 11. Bob Trout, 12. Jacob Myers Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by Ben DeatherageCollen Winebarger earned his fourth straight Northwest Extreme Late Model Series victory of the season. Photo courtesy of Fletcher Motorsports PhotographyElma, Washington- The phenom was back to his winning ways on the Friday June 28th event at the Grays Harbor Raceway.  Corbett, Oregon native Collen Winebarger collected another winner’s check to earn his fourth straight Northwest Extreme Late Model Series victory of the season.  The kid they call “Superman” would thrill the crowd in the thirty-lap non-stop main event which would see Winebarger come from the very back to earn the triumph.Two-time and defending IMCA Modified champion Joe German of Wishkah would lead the early circuits.  It was German’s first race with the Northwest Extreme Late Model Series as he hopped into Ozman Services Inc./CCS Industrial Services #75X Rayburn for car owner Phil Vinson.  German would lead the first four laps all while putting up a battle with the Smokercraft Boats #56 Rayburn of “Captain” Jack Marontate from Newberg, Oregon.Marontate and German would exchange the lead a handful of times before both would be overtaken by Jerry Schram from Vancouver.  Schram was the car to beat in his Schram Brothers Excavating/Century III Stables #16 MasterSbilt for much of the race and was seeking his first series win at GHR.  Schram would be the trailblazer until lap twenty when young Winebarger would take the lead.Winebarger, who started in the last row, would take off with the lead and cover the rest of the distance at the front of the field.  It marked the fourth straight series victory for the chauffeur of the Discount Race Car Parts/Hillsboro Vac & Sew/All In Property Investments #1 MasterSbilt starting all the way back in early May.  The series has visited three different tracks so far and he has won at least one feature at all three of them.Finishing in second place was two-time series champion Greg Walters from Banks, Oregon in his T&G Trucking/American Landscaping #97 Victory Circle while Joe German would finish third. Completing the top five finishers were Jerry Schram in fourth and the Jackhammer Trucking/T&G Trucking #76 Rayburn of Gresham, Oregon’s Jason Johnson.Collen Winebarger was the quick clocker in time trials at 17.015 seconds.  Heat race winners were Greg Walters and Jerry Schram while Schram would later on earn the trophy dash victory.The Northwest Extreme Late Models will back in action for night two at Grays Harbor Raceway on Saturday June 29th. The event will be presented by the Elma Chamber of Commerce organization.Race Summary:Northwest Extreme Late Model Series Race #6Friday June 28th, 2013Grays Harbor RacewayElma, Washington12 Entrieslast_img read more