As they sit to pick team for T20I tri-series in SL, selectors will find it difficult to ignore Mayank Agarwal’s spectacular season: Beginning Ranji Trophy, he has amassed 1970 runs in 28 innings at a strike rate of 107.
D Siva Kumar had shown it all in his first spell that broke Delhi’s back-accounting for Unmukt Chand, Gautam Gambhir, Hiten Dalal and Rishabh Pant.
Mumbai’s spin bowling has been a worry ever since Ramesh Powar, who was their spin-bowling coach until recently, drifted into his twilight years.
Zaheer Khan first showed the true wicket-taking potential of the knuckleball and now Bhuvneshwar Kumar has evolved it into an art form.
The Indian top-three’s dominance over South Africa in one-dayers is only an extension of their form in Australia and England too.
IPL teams have become smarter but Cinderella stories and breaking the bank to but stars are par for the course.
With Rahul Dravid as coach, India’s Under-19 World Cup squad has been prepped with unprecedented attention to detail.
Viswanathan Anand, at 48, turns back the clock and shows old touch to win Rapid Championship, ending retirement speculations.
South Africa-Zimbabwe 4-day experimental Test brings to fore an argument that shrinking the longest format might be cost-effective, but makes cricket’s oldest narrative poorer and one-dimensional.
Sachin Tendulkar wished to see India transform from a sport-loving nation to sport-playing nation.
K Gowtham returned with figures of 6/104 as Karnataka defeated Mumbai by an innings and 20 runs to register a semi-final berth
Choosing between R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja will be a dilemma for Indian skipper Virat Kohli during the upcoming South Africa series.
Hopeless and breathless for most part of the series, the visitors step up on the final day as Dhananjaya de Silva and Roshen Silva dig in to deny India.
Dhananjaya de Silva endured bouncers, yorkers and sledging to score his maiden hundred, alongside a textbook rescue act.
Sri Lanka coach Nic Pothas criticised the umpires for not calling off play earlier despite bad light.
Ajinkya Rahane’s struggles with the bat continue even as India leave Sri Lanka reeling at 31 for 3.
BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said that the board does check the weather before allotting matches in "places like Delhi, the NCR, and western UP."
Jasprit Bumrah’s inclusion though meant that left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav would miss out.
Captain Dinesh Chandimal (147 batting) and former captain Angelo Mathews (111) helped Sri Lanka reach 356 for 9 on Day Three of the third and final Test
High level of pollution in the capital made it difficult for the visitors on the second day of the third Test at Feroz Shah Kotla.
At his home venue, Virat Kohli scored his sixth double century; India declared at 536/7 after Sri Lanka complained of poor air quality
While he missed out on a double hundred that was there for the taking, Murali Vijay scored 155 runs; Virat Kohli is batting on 156.
Virat Kohli desperately tried to manufacture edges to his slip cordon during practice, but such has been his touch that he was middling even those he was intending to mishit.
With India’s fast bowling reserves bursting at the seams, talented Gujarat pacer Jasprit Bumrah finds himself out of favour in Test cricket.
Heeding to Kohli’s request, the selectors have finally decided to rest him for the 50-over installment of this series
R Ashwin took four wickets in the second innings to become the fastest bowler to 300 Test wickets; helped hosts complete an innings-&-239-run victory over Sri Lanka
The only time Rohit Sharma looked laboured was when he was on 49, soaking up 11 balls for the one run that would restore his confidence
India captain Virat Kohli broke a host of milestones enroute his 19th Test ton on Day 3 of the Nagpur Test against Sri Lanka
Making a first appearance for India in eight months, Murali Vijay scored 128 runs off 221 balls to help this team to a 107-run lead
‘Test match specialists’ Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara put India in the driver’s seat with their 10th century partnership.
Ishant Sharma's resurgence could not have arrived at a better time, just before India's tour of South Africa.
R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja picked 7 wickets between them as Virat Kohli’s men dismissed Sri Lanka for 205 on Day 1 of Nagpur Test.
India talk about preparing for overseas tour and pace dilemma on eve of another Test on green wicket.
Virat Kohli said the team had no option but to treat the three Tests against Sri Lanka as practice for the South Africa tour.
Nagpur, which hosted India vs South Africa on an akhara of a pitch in 2015, has been told to dish out a green-top for the 2nd Test.
Vijay Shankar has been called up to the Indian team for the Sri Lanka Test series in the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar who has asked for personal time off.
The life of Gauri Lankesh and her role as a journalist and activist is contextualised in this concise collection of writings