India announced a 15-strong squad for the mega-event, starting May 30 in the United Kingdom, and the omissions of young keeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and veteran Ambati Rayudu triggered a debate on the choices made by the selectors.
37-year-old MS Dhoni, who was panned by critics for 51 off 96 balls in the first ODI against Australia, showed glimpses of his golden days by anchoring India to a series win with unbeaten knocks of 55 and 87 in the next two.
Virat Kohli and Co will begin their Sri Lanka tour in Galle when the two teams play the first Test from July 26. Indian cricket team will be playing a three Tests, five ODIs and a one-off T20I against Sri Lanka.
Ravi Shastri returned to the Indian dressing room after he was appointed India's head coach earlier this month and his first assignment would begin when India tour Sri Lanka where they are scheduled to play three Tests, 5 ODIs and a T20I.
India head coach Ravi Shastri and India captain Virat Kohli addressed the media on Wednesday in which Shastri said that coaches will come and go but the team’s fabric will remain. Shastri said, “I have matured immensely. I don’t carry any baggage. Fabric of Indian cricket team will remain. Shastris and Kumbles will come and go.” On […]
After much drama surrounding the appointment of team India’s head coach, Ravi Shastri was finally confirmed as the new head coach of the Indian cricket team on Tuesday. Reports on Tuesday evening had said that the former India cricketer is the new coach but Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) denied it only […]
Shastri was director of the Indian cricket team between 2014 and 2016 in which he led the team to the semi-final of the 2015 World Cup and 2016 T20I World Cup. He had also applied for the job in 2016 but Kumble was chosen over him. The former spinner was offered a one-year contract. Under […]