Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri

Batting All-rounder

Batting Style Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style Slow Left Arm Orthodox
Age 61 years

27 Jan 2024

Ranji Trophy

Tanmay Agarwal scripts these records with 366 in Ranji Trophy

Hyderabad opener Tanmay Agarwal shattered a host of records with a breathtaking triple-ton against Arunachal Pradesh in the ongoing Ranji Trophy game in Hyderabad.

BCCI Awards: Gill, Deepti among winners; several other cricketers honored

Indian cricketers Shubman Gill and Deepti Sharma won the BCCI's prestigious Polly Umrigar Award on January 23.

05 Jan 2024

Ranji Trophy

Rahul Singh becomes the second-fastest Indian double-centurion in FC cricket

Rahul Singh was the star for Hyderabad on Day 1 against Nagaland in the 2024 Ranji Trophy season. He became the first batter to slam a double ton in this season.

02 Apr 2023

Indian Cricket Team

Indian cricket legend Salim Durani passes away: Details here 

Indian cricket legend Salim Durani has passed away at the age of 88.

02 Mar 2023

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Irani Cup: Records scripted by Yashasvi Jaiswal during his double-century 

Yashasvi Jaiswal put up an exhibition of high-class batting and struck his third First-Class double-ton in the ongoing Irani Cup match against Madhya Pradesh.

18 Nov 2022

Hardik Pandya

Should Pandya be India's full-time T20I skipper? Shastri shares opinion

Former Team India head coach Ravi Shastri has backed all-rounder Hardik Pandya to become India's full-time T20I captain.

24 Aug 2022

Rahul Dravid

'COVID-19 is just flu,' Shastri talks about rescheduled England Test

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri believes the COVID-19 infection should just be "treated like flu".

25 Jul 2022

Indian Cricket Team

What cost Team India World Cup titles? Ravi Shastri answers

Ravi Shastri has etched his name as one of India's greatest coaches on the international circuit.

IPL 2022: Suresh Raina, Ravi Shastri to join commentary panel

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina is set to make his debut as a commentator in the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

21 Feb 2022

Wriddhiman Saha

Ravi Shastri seeks action from BCCI after journalist threatens Saha

Former India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday slammed a journalist for threatening experienced wicket-keeper batter, Wriddhiman Saha, over an exclusive interview.

28 Jan 2022


Shah confirms Ranji Trophy to be held in two phases

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Friday confirmed that Ranji Trophy will be held in 2022 amid the speculations that the country's top domestic tournament might get canceled again due to the rising cases of COVID-19.

04 Jan 2022

Virender Sehwag

Legends League Cricket: Sehwag, Yuvraj picked in India Maharajas team

Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, and Harbhajan Singh have been drafted into the India Maharajas team for the inaugural edition of Legends League Cricket.

27 Dec 2021

Virat Kohli

Former Indian head coach Ravi Shastri supports split captaincy

Former Indian head coach Ravi Shastri believes split captaincy is the right approach.

23 Dec 2021

Shahid Afridi

Legends Cricket League: Akhtar, Jayasuriya picked in Asia Lions squad

Shoaib Akhtar, Shahid Afridi, and Sanath Jayasuriya have been drafted into the Asia Lions squad for the Legends Cricket League.

13 Nov 2021

Rohit Sharma

Will Virat Kohli leave ODI captaincy? Ravi Shastri answers

Former Indian head coach Ravi Shastri believes Virat Kohli could give up captaincy in other formats as well to focus on his batting.

09 Nov 2021

Indian Cricket Team

Stats which define Ravi Shastri's legacy as Team India coach

Ravi Shastri's tenure as the Indian cricket team's head coach has come to an end.

16 Oct 2021

Indian Cricket Team

Rahul Dravid to be Team India's head coach, claims report

Former Indian captain and legend Rahul Dravid is set to be appointed as the head coach, replacing Ravi Shastri, whose tenure ends post the ICC T20 World Cup next month.

06 Sep 2021


England vs India: Ravi Shastri tests positive for COVID-19

In a major development, Indian head coach Ravi Shastri has tested positive for COVID-19.

22 Aug 2021

Rahul Dravid

BCCI invites applications for NCA coaches; Dravid re-applies

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) won't renew the annual contracts of 11 coaches at the National Cricket Academy (NCA).

11 Aug 2021

Indian Cricket Team

India coach Shastri might depart after T20 World Cup: Reports

Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri is looking to make an exit after the conclusion of the ICC T20 World Cup in November.

02 Mar 2021

COVID-19 India

Ravi Shastri receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Ahmedabad

The Indian cricket team's head coach Ravi Shastri on Tuesday received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a city hospital in Ahmedabad.

02 Dec 2020

Rohit Sharma

Shastri should have updated Kohli about Rohit's injury: Gautam Gambhir

Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir is disappointed with the miscommunication regarding Rohit Sharma's injury fiasco.

23 Nov 2020

Indian Cricket Team

Our 'Fab Five' pacers will dominate in Australia: Ravi Shastri

The head coach of Team India, Ravi Shastri, believes the Indian fast bowlers will once again rule the roost during the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Down Under.

01 Nov 2020


'Rohit in danger of injuring himself again', says Ravi Shastri

Indian head coach Ravi Shastri has opened up on Rohit Sharma's medical report.

Veteran cricket commentator and journalist Kishore Bhimani passes away

Renowned journalist and veteran cricket commentator Kishore Bhimani died on Thursday in Kolkata.

IPL 2020: 'Best performance', Ravi Shastri highlights Sundar's economical spell

The head coach of Indian cricket team, Ravi Shastri, lauded Washington Sundar for his exceptional performance against Mumbai Indians in the Monday night thriller.

Batch of 1985 could trouble current Indian team: Ravi Shastri

Indian head coach Ravi Shastri believes the batch of 1985 could have given a run for the money to the incumbent Indian side.

Forced break will help the players recoup, feels Shastri

Indian cricket head coach Ravi Shastri believes the forced break, owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, would have rekindle the energy levels of players.

22 Jan 2020


Shastri backs India to do anything for World T20 win

India have been doing great across formats since their ICC World Cup 2019 ouster in the semis, as they eye success in the upcoming ICC World T20 this year.

Bapu Nadkarni passes away: His top moments, records and more

Former Indian cricketer Bapu Nadkarni passed away on Friday.

MS Dhoni might retire from ODIs soon: Ravi Shastri

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni, who has not played for India since the conclusion of the ICC World Cup 2019 in July, has not given any date on his international return.

01 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli

Ravi Shastri calls Virat Kohli the perfect captain: Here's why

While former Indian captains Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni made Men in Blue a force to reckon with, current Indian skipper Virat Kohli has made them the team to beat.

Shastri hints at sending Pant back to domestic cricket

Rishabh Pant has continued to deceive in limited-overs cricket and the recently-concluded T20I series showed why.

Will MS Dhoni play IPL 2021? CSK official reveals

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni has been subject to numerous speculations regarding his future in the sport of cricket, owing to his prolonged absence.

26 Nov 2019


Don't speculate about Dhoni's future, wait till IPL: Ravi Shastri

It has been more than four months since former Indian skipper MS Dhoni last played an international match.

10 Nov 2019


WATCH: MS Dhoni impresses fans as he plays tennis

MS Dhoni has been away from cricket since India's exit from the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup 2019 in England and Wales.

29 Oct 2019


BCCI to introduce contract system for First-Class cricketers: Details here

It has been barely a week since Sourav Ganguly has taken over the charge as the new BCCI president, and he has come up with some revolutionary ideas.

22 Oct 2019


"Bhaad mein gaya pitch", said Shastri post winning against Proteas

India continued their dominant run as they registered their 11th consecutive Test series win at home. They whitewashed South Africa 3-0 in the just-concluded series.

Here's what Ravi Shastri said about MS Dhoni's future

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni has been missing from action since the conclusion of India's campaign in the ICC World Cup 2019.

02 Oct 2019

Test Cricket

These cricketers shined as openers rather than in middle order

Every cricketer likes to bat at a specific batting position in his/her desired batting order.

Here's why Ravi Shastri continues to back Rishabh Pant

Young Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has been on the receiving end of late following his immature gameplay and failing to convert starts into a big score.

11 Sep 2019

England Cricket Team

Here are the most brutal sledgings in cricket

Cricket is considered as the sport of gentlemen.

10 Sep 2019


Shastri wants to make Yo-Yo Test more difficult: Here's why

Ravi Shastri has enjoyed a decent stint as Team India's coach since 2017, and it bore fruit as the BCCI decided to re-elect him this year.

09 Sep 2019


Here's how much Ravi Shastri would earn as head coach

Ravi Shastri was unanimously retained as Team India's head coach after a successful two-year stint.

09 Sep 2019


Shastri wants to build on youth during Team India's transition

Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri has stated that he wants to invest in youngsters to develop solid bench strength.