Anil Kumble-Virat Kohli Feud Akin to CK Nayudu-Vinoo Mankad Skirmish Of 1952: Ramachandran Guha

Anil Kumble-Virat Kohli Feud Akin to CK Nayudu-Vinoo Mankad Skirmish Of 1952: Ramachandran Guha


Anil Kumble had resigned from the put up of Indian coach after Champions Trophy 2017. © AFP


Former Committee Of Administration (COA) member Ramachandran Guha on Friday mentioned that the conflict between former India coach Anil Kumble and captain Virat Kohli is just not the primary dispute that has occurred within the recreation of cricket and it’s much like the fallout between former India captain Vinoo Mankad and chief selector CK Naydu in 1952. Guha, who resigned from the COA six months in the past, throughout a perform on the Bombay Gymkhana, spoke in regards to the large dispute between Naydu and Mankad. He additionally mentioned that this was not the primary time that he was commenting on cricket in public.

“I resigned from the Committee of Directors six months in the past and that is for the primary time that I’m commenting in public on cricket. (There’s a) story a few large dispute between Col CK Nayudu and Vinoo Mankad,” Guha mentioned.

“So basically Nayudu was the chairman of selectors and Mankad was India’s nice cricketer. India was touring England in 1952 and Mankad had been supplied a contract with Lancashire League,” the eminent historian recalled.

“So when Mankad instructed the BCCI that in case you guarantee me that I can be on the England tour of 1952 I can’t take this contract. (To which) Nayudu mentioned we won’t offer you an assurance. India misplaced the primary Check (and) Mankad performed in Lord’s.”

Though India misplaced the Lord’s Check, he scored 72 and 184 together with figures of 5/196 within the England first innings.

“My one level on cricket at present it struck me is that the connection between Nayudu and Mankad in 1951-52 was akin between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli.”

On a cheeky be aware, Mankad mentioned that in 50’s it was the directors, who had higher hand whereas these days it is the gamers, who rule the roost.

“With this distinction, in 1952, the directors, selectors and managers had an higher hand in comparison with the gamers. Abhi ulta hai (now it’s reverse).”

(With PTI Inputs)

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