Kumble should be made chairman of selectors, says Sehwag

Never one to mince his words, former opener Virender Sehwag said BCCI needs to pay more for heading the selectors’ committee. The current selection panel, led by M S K Prasad, has faced a lot of flak for its being a lightweight with a cumulative experience of 13 Tests. Continue Reading

India-West Indies T20 cricket series begins 3 August in Florida

After a humiliating loss at the hands of New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final last month, India is back on the road as the focus shifts to the T20 World Cup 2020 and preparations for that are all set to begin at Florida tomorrow with the T20 series against West Indies. Continue Reading

All focus on Dhoni’s future and Kohli’s availability

The 38-year old Dhoni, whose finishing abilities with the bat has been on the wane, would be the centre of discussion amid speculation that the Jharkhand player is contemplating retirement even though he hasn’t spoken about it till now. Dhoni’s selection or omission would be an indicator of things to come in the future. Continue Reading

We are sad but not disappointed: Kohli

Kohli was particularly happy for Ravindra Jadeja, who put up a lion-hearted show with the bat. ‘I don’t think we had to say anything to Jadeja after what happened over the last one week. He was quite ready to just get on to the park, to be honest (smiles),’ Kohli said with obvious reference to Sanjay Manjrejar’s ‘bits and pieces’ cricketer remark. Continue Reading

World Cup semi-final: Indian prayers go unanswered as New Zealand show class

New Zealand have booked a place in Sunday’s final at Lord’s. They await the winner of the second semi-final between Australia and England Thursday. Continue Reading

World Cup: Advantage Team India in semifinals, say cricket-lovers

However, the worry is the middle order. Dhoni has been a little slow towards the death, while Pant’s inexperience showed in the last couple of matches. Dinesh Karthik had spent very little time at the crease. Continue Reading

Can we repeat ’83 magic?

In 1983, India created history when they lifted the cricket World Cup in England. Considered underdogs, the boys, then led by a determined Kapil Dev, went on to win the trophy. Continue Reading