Team India to begin World T20 preparation

Virat Kohli will be venturing into the unknown with a clean slate, where a few seasoned hands will be backing a group of immensely talented youngsters, in his quest for World T20 title which begins with a three-match bilateral series against South Africa here on Sunday. Continue Reading

Rishabh is the future; we need to give him enough space, says Kohli

The 21-year-old, expected to fill Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s shoes in future, was widely criticised for his shot selection in the first two games but came up trumps in third T20 International with a cracking 65 not out off 42 balls, in the able company of his skipper. Continue Reading

World Cup: I was instructed to bat at No. 7, says Dinesh Karthik

Karthik replaced Kedar Jadhav in the game against Bangladesh, his World Cup debut, having first got the taste of international cricket back in 2004. Asked about his role, the senior keeper-batsman said: “I think they’ve been very clear on what my role has been. When I go in at No. 7, I need to pace myself accordingly if we bat second.” Continue Reading

Toe fracture rules Vijay Shankar out of World Cup

Mayank Agarwal has been named as Vijay’s replacement and he is expected to join the squad later this week. Mayank is yet to make his ODI debut and has so far played only two Test matches for India. Continue Reading

World Cup 2019: Bhuvneshwar gets back to training

In a big positive for the Indian team management, pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled for around 30-35 minutes at the indoor nets in Manchester on Tuesday. Continue Reading

World Cup: High-octane battle between India & Pakistan Sunday

It is the only game where emotions, patriotism and spirit run high and players get an extra motivation to perform well. The prevailing political tensions between the two countries has raised tremendous expectations for the match. Continue Reading

Pandya can dominate 2019 World Cup, feels Waugh

Australia former captain Steve Waugh has compared India all-rounder Hardik Pandya with South Africa former cricketer Lance Klusener and said that Pandya’s ability to hit the ball cleanly is something to which no opposition team has any answer. Continue Reading