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Kotak, Bali, Bahutule part of India support staff for Ireland tour under Laxman

June 13, 2022 5:15 pm

The trio will be part of the Team India support staff that will be led by the NCA head for the two T20I series in Ireland.

Umran Malik: From Kashmir, a son of a fruit-seller, who is yet to play for the country, offers hope

April 29, 2022 9:19 am

Malik injects a never-before feeling: A visceral thrill at watching a ball rush through the air.

With devices like ‘retire out’, cricket may be witnessing a spiritual return to its grassroots, to its unorganised avatar

April 14, 2022 9:22 am

What kids do in streets, adults are picking up in a competitive environment. It will be interesting to see how technology is wedded to it.

India to play warm-up games against Derbyshire, Northamptonshire ahead of England limited overs series

April 08, 2022 8:41 pm

India are also slated to play Ireland in two T20Is, on June 26 and 28, respectively.

Sourav Ganguly oversteps crease and rules to sit in selection meetings

March 04, 2022 9:47 am

The BCCI constitution bars its president from having any role in picking the national team in order to retain the independence and autonomy of the selection committee.

Ahead of Virat Kohli’s Test No. 100, this WhatsApp group is buzzing for the ‘yaar’

March 03, 2022 7:06 pm

Exactly 14 years ago, Kohli, a stump in his hand, had slid on the green grass in a Kuala Lumpur stadium, with Ravindra Jadeja in hot pursuit, after leading India to the Under-19 World Cup, beating South Africa in the final on March 2, 2008.

Playing T20Is without captaincy won't be an issue for Kohli: Ajit Agarkar

February 15, 2022 4:56 pm

The former Indian pacer also said that he would pick Suryakumar Yadav over Shreyas Iyer in the Indian T20I squad.

More useful down the order, will see about opening: Batting coach Rathour on Pant's batting position

February 14, 2022 5:02 pm

Rathour was roped in after the exit of Sanjay Bangar in late 2019, and he got an extension till the ODI World Cup in India next year despite the departure of old coaching staff under Ravi Shastri.

Abey Kuruvilla to quit as selector after exceeding combined tenure duration

February 11, 2022 8:03 am

The senior selection committee is now left with four selectors - Chetan Sharma, Sunil Joshi, Harvinder Singh and Debasis Mohanty.

Wicketkeeper-batsman KS Bharat proves patience & perseverance can take him to Team India reckoning

December 15, 2021 7:55 am

🔴 Stellar as his glovework was in Kanpur, Bharat was ignored for the South Africa tour. Understandably so, as he is behind Rishabh Pant and Saha in the hierarchy.


All in an hour's play: India steamroll Bangladesh in pink Test to sweep series

November 24, 2019 4:05 pm

After winning a record seventh consecutive Test and securing a 12th home series win in a row, India also became the first team in history to win four consecutive Tests by an innings margin.

Lights, cricket, family: Men in Blue light it up on Diwali

October 29, 2019 8:15 am

From Virat Kohli to his Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, to veterans Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh — one and all were in the festive mood on Sunday celebrating the festival of lights, Diwali.

Express Archive: India's iconic moments in Cricket World Cup beautifully captured

May 27, 2019 6:48 am

The Indian cricket team have won the ICC World Cup twice since the first time they participated in the competition.

Indian Cricket Heroes: Cricketers and Bollywood come together in London

May 25, 2019 1:18 pm

Hosted by 1983 World Cup winner Kapil Dev and business tycoon Sanjiv Goenka, India's World Cup squad mingled with Bollywood celebrities at the Indian Cricket Heroes event in London.

Ravi Shastri named India coach till 2019 World Cup

July 12, 2017 9:48 am

Ravi Shastri was announced as the new India head coach. Shastri along with Virender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Richard Pybus and Lalchand Rajput was interviewed by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC).


Asia Cup T20: Game Changers India

February 24, 2016 4:36 pm

Dhoni confident of winning T20 World Cup

March 10, 2016 11:35 am

Kolkata, Feb 21 (ANI): India's limited-over skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday expressed confidence on winning the upcoming T20 World Cup to be held in the country, saying that the team has all the required ingredients and qualities needed to clinch the title. Dhoni added that in the upcoming Asia Cup matches, he will try to give as many games as to all the individuals who have not played so far. Talking about bowler Mohammed Shami, whose availability for the World T20 cup is unlikely, Dhoni said of course he will have to prove his fitness. He added if he doesn't, they have replacement.

Indian team looks balanced for the series: Dhoni

February 08, 2016 4:48 pm

Pune, Feb 08 (ANI): After T-20 clean sweep in Australian, India's limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni looks confident for the upcoming series with Sri Lanka. Addressing a press conference on Monday, Dhoni said the team looks balanced and settled as of now, but the individuals also have to take on their respective roles. Dhoni added that fortunately the team has been batting till number 8, which at some point acts as an opportunity for the batsman to express himself on the field. Dhoni also said that in the series, they will focus more on the things that they want to achieve, rather than looking too much into the Sri Lankan side.

Work of spinners appreciable: Dhoni on T20 win

January 26, 2016 5:34 pm

Adelaide (Australia), Jan 26 (ANI): Indian cricket team on Tuesday defeated Autralia in the first T20 match by 37 runs, taking a lead in series by 1-0. Indian limited over captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni praised the bowlers, saying that spinners ruled the match today when compared to fast bowlers, as bulk of the wickets were taken by them. Talking of the team's batting format, Dhoni said that Virat is in good form and when he is taking the risk of playing a big shot, he calculates it well

Oz series a 'learning curve' for youngsters, affirms Dhoni

January 11, 2016 9:44 am

Perth, Jan 11 (ANI): Indian ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday said the forthcoming series against Australia will be a 'learning curve' for the youngsters in the side, adding that it would test the senior players of the team as well. The 34-year-old said the series against the 'tough' Australian side would provide a lot of exposure to the youngsters. Talking about his strategy, Dhoni said that his side would focus on one game at a time rather than looking at the series as a whole.