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Ruturaj Gaikwad first from Pimpri-Chinchwad to be picked for Indian cricket team

June 12, 2021 10:33 am

Ruturaj Gaikwad plays from Maharashtra in the Ranji Trophy matches and for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.

'Getting stronger each day': How Team India is training hard before WTC final

June 14, 2021 10:03 am

The WTC final will be played between India and New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

Indian men and women's squads begin hard quarantine ahead of England tour

May 26, 2021 1:23 pm

The teams are expected to fly out on June 2 after all the playing and non-playing members return three negative RT-PCR results.

A new high

March 31, 2021 8:04 am

Indian cricket team’s triumphs against England were spirited. They will reinforce self-belief.

India’s heroes from Australia return to a rousing welcome from families, friends and fans

January 22, 2021 9:07 am

The Mumbai contingent in the Indian team – Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Prithvi Shaw and head coach Ravi Shastri – landed in the Maximum City in the morning. The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) officials were present to receive them at the airport. A cake was cut there itself to celebrate the achievement.

Indian team’s support staff member tests positive for coronavirus

October 27, 2020 5:32 pm

The Indian team management was hit by its first Covid- 19 case when a member of the support staff tested positive.

India to undergo two-week quarantine period in Adelaide: CA acting chief

July 21, 2020 4:46 pm

Following the official postponement of this year's T20 World Cup in Australia, Hockley said all the players and support staff will be provided with the best of the facilities to train within quarantine rules.

If govt eases restrictions, players can start training post May 18: BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal

May 14, 2020 3:52 pm

Due to the countrywide lockdown, all top athletes are confined to their homes and are just doing some exercises to keep themselves fit in the lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, which will enter its fourth phase from May 18.

Umesh Yadav or Navdeep Saini: Auditions are still open

February 16, 2020 9:58 am

Considering that Umesh Yadav and Navdeep Saini's role could be that of a stock bowler, a support cast to Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, the management could pick the one who’s prospectively thriftier.

Buried in the block hole: Bumrah-Shami-Saini trio bowls yorkers with pin-point precision

January 21, 2020 8:25 am

It's the ability of India's three-pronged pace attack - comprising Jasprit Bumrah, Shami and Navdeep Saini - to bowl them at will that proved to be the fundamental difference between the two teams.


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.