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DRS, May 29: Gautam Gambhir locked as India head coach, Angry Babar & Tendulkar to see IND vs PAK WC tie

DRS, May 29: Gautam Gambhir locked as India head coach, Angry Babar & Tendulkar to see IND vs PAK WC tie

Welcome to our special segment DRS or the Daily Review System. In this, InsideSport will provide you with the top cricket stories from a day before that you might have missed in the hustle and bustle of your busy life.

The cricketing world was abuzz with activity on May 28 as the T20 World Cup fever continues to rise. With the marquee tournament inching closer, several big stories unfolded, including the ongoing saga of Gautam Gambhir for the coveted Indian head coach position, and the exciting news of all-time legend Sachin Tendulkar gracing the much-anticipated India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup clash. On that note, let us look back and skim through the eye-catching stories from Tuesday.

DRS, May 14: Gujarat Titans out of IPL 2024 English players leave, Matheesha Pathirana declared fit and no trouble in LSG paradise.

Gautam Gambhir locked in as India head coach?

Gautam Gambhir, the former World Cup winner, has emerged as a prominent contender for the coveted position of India’s all-format head coach. As BCCI seeks to fill this crucial role, Gambhir’s name has gained prominence due to his impressive track record both as a player and as a mentor. Gambhir’s recent success as the mentor of KKR have not gone unnoticed. As per reports, now, in discussions with Jay Shah, the BCCI secretary, Gambhir is exploring the possibility of taking on the challenging role of head coach. While the initial meeting with Shah was routine, reports suggest that Gambhir’s candidature is being seriously considered.

Sachin to head towards NY for IND vs PAK T20 WC clash?

Sachin Tendulkar, perhaps the greatest player in the sport, is expected to attend the highly anticipated India vs Pakistan match at the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 on June 9 in New York. Being the ICC’s global ambassador, Tendulkar will be cheering on the Indian team if all goes well. Tendulkar’s presence will undoubtedly add to the excitement and energy of the event, making it a memorable experience for the spectators.

DRS, May 14: Gujarat Titans out of IPL 2024 English players leave, Matheesha Pathirana declared fit and no trouble in LSG paradise.

An agitated Babar Azam says, ‘Upar nahi chado’ to fans

Pakistani skipper Babar Azam faced a tough situation in Cardiff. Fans swarmed Babar for selfies, causing frustration. A video captured his request for space, but the crowd persisted. Despite security, he grew irritated. Though he asked for a few minutes of peace, fans continued their requests. Finally, with help from security, the crowd dispersed. Interestingly, reports say Babar later took pictures with the fans, showing his usual friendliness after the initial rush calmed down.

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Why ICC why?

Frustration mounts for fans at the ICC T20 World Cup warm-up matches. With no clear information on broadcasts or tickets, fans are left disappointed. Traveling supporters, like those from Nepal who drove long distances, faced locked gates and a lack of access. Only India and Australia’s warm-up matches will be televised, leaving other teams’ fans in the dark. This lack of communication is creating a sour experience for fans eager to support their teams.

Shreyas Iyer – ‘Worthy’ enough to be India captain!

Shreyas Iyer’s leadership is turning heads after guiding KKR to their IPL title. Coach Chandrakant Pandit even sees him as a potential future captain for India! Iyer’s temperament is a big reason for this. Pandit praised his calmness and composure, highlighting his ability to handle suggestions and manage the team effectively.

DRS, May 14: Gujarat Titans out of IPL 2024 English players leave, Matheesha Pathirana declared fit and no trouble in LSG paradise.

Rinku on his T20 World Cup snub

Rinku Singh addressed his T20 World Cup snub, sharing his initial disappointment. He revealed a conversation with captain Rohit Sharma that helped him move forward. While acknowledging his frustration, Rinku appreciated the team selection process and highlighted Rohit’s focus on youth development. Rohit’s advice to “keep working hard” motivated Rinku to focus on future opportunities, with the next World Cup on the horizon.

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