Articles about Nayan Mongia

Nayan Mongia is a former Indian cricket player and cricket coach. Mongia has played 44 Test matches and 140 ODIs in his cricket career. He represented India in World Cups 1996 and 1999 respectively. During his early days, Mongia used to play for Baroda. Former cricket player Allan Knott was impressed by his performance during the 1990 England tour and called him a ‘natural keeper.’ In the mid-1990s, Mongia made his debut in the Indian international cricket team. Following this, he was considered India’s first choice as a wicketkeeper. He is also termed as India’s second successful wicketkeeper after former cricketer Kiran More. In 1994, he made his Test debut against Sri Lanka in Lucknow. Mongia scored 44 runs in his first innings. In the same year, he made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka. During the Delhi Test against Australia in 1996, Mongia scored his maiden Test century in the one-off Test. He opened the batting and scored 152 on a ‘slow turning wicket of low bounce.’ In 1994, Mongia played an extremely slow inning against West Indies after which he was suspended from the tournament. In 2001, his name was on the list of accused in the infamous match-fixing scandal.

CAC to interview five candidates for national selectors' role

03 Mar 2020

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CAC to interview five candidates for national selectors' role

On Tuesday, the BCCI's newly appointed Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) announced a shortlist of five candidates for the selectors' role.

CAC set to interview candidates for Indian selectors' job

02 Mar 2020

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CAC set to interview candidates for Indian selectors' job

The BCCI's newly appointed Cricket Advisory Committee, which is supposed to pick the Indian national selectors, will shortlist the candidates for personal interviews in its meeting on Tuesday.

3rd ODI, New Zealand beat India: List of records broken

11 Feb 2020

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3rd ODI, New Zealand beat India: List of records broken

New Zealand beat India in the third and final ODI to seal the three-match series 3-0.

When will the BCCI appoint new selectors? Sourav Ganguly reveals

04 Feb 2020

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When will the BCCI appoint new selectors? Sourav Ganguly reveals

It was last week when the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed a new Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), whose role is to appoint fresh new selectors for the Indian team.

The one with most Tests: Ganguly on India's next selector

01 Feb 2020

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The one with most Tests: Ganguly on India's next selector

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly finally cleared the air regarding the selection of the chairman of selectors.

Final list of candidates for BCCI selector's post: Details here

25 Jan 2020

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Final list of candidates for BCCI selector's post: Details here

Former Indian cricketers Chetan Sharma, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, Nayan Mongia, Abey Kuruvilla and Ajit Agarkar have applied for national selector's post in the Indian men's selection committee in the BCCI.

Day-Night Test, India vs Bangladesh: Wriddhiman Saha scripts this record

22 Nov 2019

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Day-Night Test, India vs Bangladesh: Wriddhiman Saha scripts this record

India's veteran wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha was electric behind the stumps on Day 1 of the historic Day-Night Test between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Ex-Indian cricketer questions move to promote Rohit as Test opener

16 Sep 2019

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Ex-Indian cricketer questions move to promote Rohit as Test opener

The move to promote Rohit Sharma as the opener in Tests has become a topic of debate, as critics continue to analyze the move.

India thrash England in 3rd Test: Here're the records broken

22 Aug 2018

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India thrash England in 3rd Test: Here're the records broken

India beat England on Day 5 of the third Test match held at Nottingham.