Will personally take you to a psychiatrist: Gautam Gambhir hits back at Shahid Afridi

first_imgWill personally take you to a psychiatrist: Gautam Gambhir hits back at Shahid AfridiGautam Gambhir hit back at Shahid Afridi, offering to take him to a session with a psychiatrist after the former Pakistan captain wrote a few uncharitable things about the Indian opener.advertisement Press Trust of India New DelhiMay 4, 2019UPDATED: May 4, 2019 13:38 IST Gautam Gambhir hit back at Shahid Afridi, offering to take him to a session with a psychiatrist.HIGHLIGHTSGautam Gambhir hit back at Shahid Afridi after he wrote a few uncharitable things about GambhirShahid Afridi has described Gautam Gambhir as a negative person in his autobiographyAfridi and Gambhir have clashed a number of times on the field and off it tooNot known to pull back punches, Gautam Gambhir hit back at Shahid Afridi, offering to take him to a session with “a psychiatrist” after the former Pakistan captain wrote a few uncharitable things about the Indian opener.Afridi in his just-released autobiography ‘Game Changer’ had sarcastically referred to Gambhir as someone who “behaves like a cross between Don Bradman and James Bond,” and has a “lot of attitude and no great records”Gambhir responded through his official twitter handle tagging Afridi.@SAfridiOfficial you are a hilarious man!!! Anyway, we are still granting visas to Pakistanis for medical tourism. I will personally take you to a psychiatrist.Chowkidar Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) May 4, 2019″…you are a hilarious man!!! Anyway, we are still granting visas to Pakistanis for medical tourism. I will personally take you to a psychiatrist,” Gambhir tweeted.The duo never shared a great rapport on and off-the-field and it was reflected in Afridi’s take on Gambhir.”Some rivalries were personal, some professional. First the curious case of Gambhir. Oh, poor Gautam. He & his attitude problem. He has no personality. He who is barely a character in the great scheme of cricket. He who has no great records just a lot of attitude,” Afridi wrote.”Gambhir behaves like he’s a cross between Don Bradman & James Bond. In Karachi, we call guys like him saryal (grumpy). It’s simple, I like happy, positive people. Doesn’t matter if they are aggressive or competitive, but you have to be positive & Gambhir wasn’t,” he further wrote.advertisementThe two had an angry bust-up during a bilateral series ODI in Kanpur back in 2007 (wrongly referred in Afridi’s book as Asia Cup game).”I remember the run-in with Gambhir during the 2007 Asia Cup, when he completed his single while running straight into me. The umpires had to finish it off or I would have. Clearly, we had a frank bilateral discussion about each other’s female relatives,” Afridi recalled the uncharitable verbal exchange.Afridi has recently agreed that he had indulged in age-fraud and was 21 years old when he scored his hundred debut and not 16 as it was believed for a lot of years.Also Read | Umpires had to finish it off or I would have: Afridi recalls run-in with GambhirAlso Read | Pakistan star Shahid Afridi finally reveals his real ageFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bykarishma Tags :Follow Shahid AfridiFollow Gautam GambhirFollow India vs Pakistanlast_img read more

TNEA 2019 rank list to be out on June 20, check result at tneaonline.in

first_img India Today Web Desk New DelhiJune 17, 2019UPDATED: June 17, 2019 11:41 IST TNEA 2019 rank list to be out today at tneaonline in!TNEA 2019 rank list: Tamil Nadu Directorate of Technical Education, TNDTE was about to release release the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission, TNEA 2019 rank list today June 17, 2019. But as per the sources the rank list for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) would be released on June 20 and not on June 17 as scheduled earlier. TNEA 2019 rank list will be released on the official website at around 11 am. Once the rank list is released, candidates would be required to apply for admission based on the seat allotted. The candidates who appeared for the exam can check result at tneaonline.in.TNEA 2019 rank list: Number of studentsThis year more than 1.5 lakh engineering aspirants get enrolled into engineering colleges of Tamil Nadu under TNEA. The counselling for TNEA will be for the engineering seats of Anna University, Government or Government Aided Colleges and other seats related engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu.TNEA 2019 rank list: Important datesCommencement of online registration and filling of applications: May 2, 2019Last date for Registration of Online Applications: May 31, 2019Assigning Random Number: June 3, 2019Certificates verification at TFC’s: June 6 – 11, 2019Publication of Rank list: June 20, 2019Counseling for Differently Abled: June 20, 2019Counseling for Ex-Servicemen: June 21, 2019Counseling for sports: June 22, 2019Commencement of counseling academic: July 3 to 28, 2019Commencement of counseling vocational: June 25 to 28Supplementary counseling in person: July 29, 2019SCA to SC counseling (In person): July 30, 2019End of counselling: July 30, 2019Updates are also available on tndte.gov.in.READ: RRB JE CBT 1 Rescheduled Exam Date announced: Check steps to download admit card READ:NTA releases new NET exam admit card for Srinagar candidatesadvertisementGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byPuja Kumari Yadav Tags :Follow tndte.gov.in.Follow Tamil NaduFollow TNEA 2019 rank listFollow Tndte TNEA 2019 rank list to be out on June 20, check result at tneaonline.inTNEA 2019 rank list to be out today soon on the official website. Candidates who appeared for the exam can check result at tneaonline.in.advertisementlast_img read more

Sourav Ganguly: Indian cricket’s crisis man since 1996, set to start new chapter as BCCI president

first_img Rohan Sen New DelhiOctober 14, 2019UPDATED: October 14, 2019 15:14 IST Former BCCI president N Srinivasan accompanied Sourav Ganguly to the headquarters on Monday (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSourav Ganguly filed his nomination for the BCCI president’s post on MondayGanguly is the lone candidate applying for the post and is set to be elected unopposedThe former India captain will be in charge of the board for 10 months before his mandatory cooling off period beginsIndian cricket has once again turned to Sourav Ganguly to bail them out of troubled waters with the former captain set to take over the president’s post in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).Ganguly filed his nomination papers at the BCCI headquarters on Monday (deadline day) after agreeing to take up only the president’s post in the BCCI.Sourav Ganguly is the current president of the Cricket Association of Bengal and has proved his credentials as a successful administrator in the last five years, since taking up the job. He changed the face of the Eden Gardens, brought in fresh resources and improved the infrastructure at the iconic stadium in Kolkata.Ganguly will now have 10 months to revive the BCCI’s image before his cooling off period of three years begins.The Indian cricket board has had a tumultuous time in the last few years ever since the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators took charge.Allegations of corruption and irregularities in the day-to-day functioning of the board led to the top court appointing Vinod Rai, Vikram Limaye, Diana Edulji and Ramachandra Guha in 2017 with their primary job being the implementation of the Lodha reforms in the board.But indifferences in the CoA and subsequent resignations of Limaye and Guha saw the committee being reduced to two members – Rai and Edulji, who were at loggerheads with each other for the majority of their tenure. Ravi Thodge was added to the committee in February this year but hardly had any say in the matters of the board.advertisementWhile the CoA did manage to implement a few of the reforms suggested by Justice RM Lodha, a major part of it still remains to be adopted by the BCCI and its state associations.Ganguly will now have to take charge of the situation along with Jay Shah (Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son), Brijesh Patel and Arun Dhumal (younger brother of ex-BCCI boss Anurag Thakur) as the possible secretary, IPL chairman and treasurer, respectively, and try to complete a job in 10 months which the CoA couldn’t in three years.Ganguly is expected to be the only candidate who will apply for the president’s post and is set to be elected unopposed after the state units of the BCCI reached a consensus following their meeting in Mumbai and Delhi on Sunday.Even though Ganguly said that looking after first-class cricketers and the Ranji Trophy will be his first priority, the Bengal stalwart is very much aware that reviving the image of the BCCI, which took a massive hit after the 2013 spot-fixing scandal which unearthed the dark side of Indian cricket and led to the top court stepping in to douse the fire, will he his primary objective.”I am happy with the appointment because this is the time when BCCI’s image has got hampered and it’s a great opportunity for me to do something. Whether you are elected unopposed or otherwise, it’s a big responsibility because it is the biggest organization in the world of cricket. India is a powerhouse. It will be a challenge,” Ganguly said after his name was finalized in an informal meeting of BCCI state units.But Ganguly is no stranger to facing challenges in Indian cricket.When he took over as captain in 2000, Indian cricket was in muddy waters, picking up pieces after the match-fixing scandal. He drove the national team to safety and instilled belief that India could win overseas, thus, becoming one of the most successful leaders the team has ever had.Now with BCCI’s clout significantly reduced at the ICC, the former skipper’s board-room tact will be at test.Perhaps the board also needed someone of Ganguly’s stature to handle its affairs. Who better to understand and run the BCCI than the man who represented India in 113 Tests and 311 ODIs, scoring nearly 19,000 runs in international cricket.The belief that fans and the fraternity has in Ganguly probably swayed the members of the board to opt for him.Sourav Ganguly bailed the national team out of trouble during Indian cricket’s darkest phase in 2000, led the revival of Bengal cricket as an administrator, was part of its technical committee and was also one of the people responsible in selecting Anil Kumble as the team’s head coach and Ravi Shastri after that.Now he will be given the reigns of the BCCI, along with the responsibility of being the most powerful personality in the sport. Can Sourav Ganguly revive and instil the same belief in the board that he did in the Indian team almost two decades back? Only time will tell.advertisementAlso Read | Sourav Ganguly files nomination, set to be elected unopposed as BCCI presidentAlso Read | Sourav Ganguly will lead BCCI to new heights: Interim boss CK KhannaAlso Read | First priority will be to look after first-class cricketers, says BCCI presidential candidate Sourav GangulyAlso Read | Sourav Ganguly emerges as consensus candidate for BCCI presidentFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Sourav GangulyFollow BCCI PresidentFollow Sourav Ganguly BCCI president Sourav Ganguly: Indian cricket’s crisis man since 1996, set to start new chapter as BCCI presidentSourav Ganguly is all set to be elected as the new president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after the former India captain filed his nomination papers on Monday.advertisement Nextlast_img read more