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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.

Suryakumar Yadav: The wait that keeps getting longer

December 25, 2019 1:09 am

Suryakumar talks of the night being the darkest before the break of dawn as he struggles to stay persistent awaiting India call-up.

Regret not being able to win World Cup but enjoyed batting through 2019: Rohit Sharma

December 23, 2019 10:39 am

India's white-ball vice-captain scored a record 2442 runs as an opener across formats with 10 hundreds breaking Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya's previous feat.

After Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah to bowl at India nets

December 13, 2019 2:38 pm

Jasprit Bumrah has been out since the start of the home series against South Africa due to a stress fracture but has made a steady recovery. The team management is expecting him to be fit before the tour of New Zealand early next year. The game against West Indies is scheduled for December 18.

Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav reveal worst dancer, worst hairstyle in Team India

December 11, 2019 3:12 pm

The Indian cricket team is currently locked in a T20 battle against the West Indies in a three-match series.

Ian Bishop believes foundation of India's pace laid by likes of Kapil Dev

December 04, 2019 11:41 am

Ian Bishop, who took 161 wickets in 43 Tests, said he couldn't have predicted that India's pacers would come to the Caribbean and do to the West Indians what they did to others decades ago.

Mental health a challenge, important to maintain balance: Rahul Dravid

November 29, 2019 1:08 pm

Three Australian cricketers, including the seasoned Glenn Maxwell and young Will Pucosvski, recently took a break from the game, citing mental health issues.

IND vs BAN 1st Test: Takeaway from home delivery

November 17, 2019 9:18 am

India’s latest innings victory demonstrates they're making the rest of the Test cricket world play catch-up with them at home


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.