However, Sachin Tendulkar was quick to remind that the absence of Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah in the first Test will not affect the morale of the side and especially skipper Virat Kohli.
Keshav Maharaj returned the second-best figures by a South African bowler in a test innings but Sri Lanka took a firm step towards a 2-0 series sweep after thoroughly dominating day two of the second and final test
Ishant Sharma decimated the England batting lineup on the final day of the Lord's Test in 2014 to give India a 1-0 lead in the series. India would go on to lose the next three Tests.
Stuart Broad doesn't want to look too far ahead, but next year's Ashes series is definitely on his radar.
Wriddhiman Saha was not picked for the upcoming Test series against England but the Board did not reveal the full extent of his fitness problems.
After the T20 series defeat and the drubbing in the ODI opener, England registered convincing wins in the next two matches to claim the rubber 2-1.
David Warner and Australia captain Steve Smith were suspended for 12 months and Bancroft for nine months for their involvement in the incident during a test against South Africa at Cape Town in March.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni spent quality time with his wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva after a tough time in England in limited-overs series.
Sri Lanka bundled out South Africa for 124 in the first innings after being bowled out for 338.
Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by 244 runs in the 4th ODI, taking a 4-0 lead in the 5-match series.
With hardly any time left, the newly drafted associations sent an SoS, prompting the board to form a task force to oversee the game's development in the northeast. The challenges are myriad.
Mustafizur Rahman will not be available to participate in overseas T20 Leagues for next two years. The decision was confirmed by Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Friday.
Kedar Jadhav, who underwent a surgery after suffering a hamstring injury during the IPL, said on Friday he would start playing in another two to three weeks time.
Jeffrey Vandersay's tour of the West Indies was cut short on June 23, before the third and final Test, when he was sent home due to a disciplinary breach.
Fakhar Zaman blazed Pakistan's first ever double century in a one-day international in his team's record 244-run victory against Zimbabwe on Friday.
India Under-19 cricket team produced a fine all-round performance to thump Sri Lanka U-19 by an innings and 21 runs in the first Youth Test.
Sachin Tendulkar has joined forces with Middlesex Cricket to launch an academy for budding male and female cricketers between the ages of nine and 14.
Fakhar Zaman scripted history on Friday after becoming the first Pakistan batsman to slam a double hundred in ODI cricket.
Keshav Maharaj registered the best figures in Sri Lanka by a visiting bowler to haul his team back into the contest
MS Dhoni was the talk of fans when they noticed that the official app of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) still shows his subtitle as the captain of India.