Once R Ashwin made himself available, after injury during ODI series, for the Tests, South Africa went into a shell.
More than the runs he scored, it was Rishabh Pant's authority that attracted attention.
It becomes impossible to bat on a pitch which has variable turn, variable pace and uneven bounce.
In absence of Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel stood tall for South Africa at the VCA in Nagpur on Day 1.
Sundar Washington scored a fifty and took two wickets in India’s win over Bangaldesh in U-19 tri series.
Ashoke Dinda's 7/19 helped Bengal bundle out Odisha for just 37, seal the match by 133 runs.
Will India prefer an inconsistent Umesh Yadav over Varun Aaron? For South Africa, it's about getting their batting order right.
As race intensifies for knockout spot, tweakers thrive as hosts Bengal opt for designer tracks to get maximum points.
Saleh Gazi took 6 for 10 as Bangladesh U-19 bowled Afghanistan U-19 out for 85.
After Rishabh Pant guided India to 236 in 50 overs, Khaleel Ahmed, pacer from Tonk, Rajasthan, ensured that victory was achieved.
The youngster has made steady progress since, getting into the Madhya Pradesh Ranji team and playing five first-class matches.
The Rahul Dravid-way of cricket is about teaching young players to focus on match situations.
The BCCI has kept Pune on stand by if DDCA fails to get all clearance from the state government.
Former ICC president Ehsan Mani says Pakistan has every reason to stick to its guns and not play the series in India.
AB de Villiers quicker against Ravindra Jadeja than R Ashwin but the left-arm spinner had the last laugh.
South Africa's best chance to bounce back is in the second Test and they will largely depend on AB de Villiers.
Disappointed by low turnouts at traditional venues, board plans to take the game to smaller cities, which may attract larger crowds.
The pitch provided turn as the game progressed. But it needed a bowler of Pragyan Ojha’s ability to get the most out of it.
N Srinivasan was even rapped on the knuckles by the Apex Court as he hung on to the post of BCCI president in the aftermath of 2013 IPL spot-fixing.
The BCCI, on Monday, unanimously removed N Srinivasan from the post of ICC chairman.
With his son Stuart Binny in India squad, Roger Binny's role is a serious breach of conflict of interest.
Sudip Chatterjee scores third ton of season before Pragyan Ojha takes five-for to give Bengal upperhand against Vidarbha.
For South Africa, it was probably a case of losing the battle before it began. Their approach prompted a three-day finish.
Mohali pitch has been criticised for being improper but this track demands courage and character to excel.
South Africa bowled out India for 201 on Day 1 of the first Test after part-time spinner Dean Elgar picks up four wickets for 22 runs.
Over the years, South Africa have also handled the Indian conditions better than the rest.
As the BCCI clean-up drive begins in earnest, IPL COO Sundar Raman is the first wicket to fall.
Madhya Pradesh rallied to beat the hosts by 87 runs and Mihir Hirwani made a serious impact with nine wickets in the match.
Jayadev Undakat eyes lit up when he saw some grass on the Palam Ground pitch. He knew he would get his chances here.
After two virtually washed out days, this Ranji Trophy fixture at Eden Gardens had become a battle of first innings.
Ravindra Jadeja has scored 149 runs and picked 24 wickets in the two Ranji Trophy games he has played so far.
High on the list of the working committee’s agenda will be fixing of the date of the BCCI’s annual general body meeting.
Pele’s arrival for the second time in Kolkata was expected to be a low-key affair. But then he is Pele.
Watched by the all time great Pele, Atletico de Kolkata packed a punch in front of home crowd.
Unless and until Dinesh Mongia’s innocence is proven, he will be on the road to shame.
Pepsi's termination notice squarely blames the cricket board for breaching the contract as they failed to keep the sport clean.
A novel of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, constructed around an invented diary and letters, Vanessa and Her Sister is a multilayered, subtly shaded novel.