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Javed Miandad urges PCB to stop bothering about playing with India

Javed Miandad urges PCB to stop bothering about playing with India

India and Pakistan have not played a bilateral Test series since 2007-08.

India cannot be true No.1 team without playing Pakistan: Dean Jones

India cannot be true No.1 team without playing Pakistan: Dean Jones  

The last time the two teams met almost a decade ago, India who hosted the series, won the three-match series 1-0.

Kuldeep Yadav has good chance of playing third Test: Virat Kohli

Kuldeep Yadav has good chance of playing third Test: Virat Kohli

Right after the second Test match, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja received a one-match ban after his demerits point accumulated to six. Ergo he won't be able to play the Pallekele Test, tomorrow. Speculation surmounted as to who would possibly be his replacement. Kuldeep Yadav seemed to be an easy choice. 

SEE PIC: Virender Sehwag gets nostalgic, shares old memories with 'dilliboys'

SEE PIC: Virender Sehwag gets nostalgic, shares old memories with 'dilliboys'

Sehwag did not make it, as Ravi Shastri pipped him to that portfolio. But that never stops Sehwag from cracking a joke or two on his Twitter handle. 

Sreesanth takes on BCCI; questions return of Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals

Sreesanth takes on BCCI; questions return of Chennai Super Kings, Rajasthan Royals​

Sreesanth took to Twitter and wrote, “the board is firm on its zero tolerance policy on corruption and match-fixing," he added.@bcci office?? Then what about csk and Rajasthan? (sic).”

MS Dhoni back to training ahead of Sri Lanka ODI series, posts picture on Instagram

MS Dhoni back to training ahead of Sri Lanka ODI series, posts picture on Instagram  

India are slated to play five one-day internationals and a one-off T20 international post the Test series in Sri Lanka. The ODI series will be played from August 20. The T20 international on the other hand will be played on September 6.

SL vs IND, Pallekele Test: Virat Kohli and Co aim for first overseas whitewash – Preview

SL vs IND, 3rd Test: Kohli & Co aim for first overseas whitewash

India have won the first two Tests by comprehensive margins -- by 304 runs in Galle and an innings and 53 runs in Colombo. The island nation, which has been going through a transition phase for quite some time, has decided to roll-out a green top with an aim to salvage some pride from the inconsequential game.

Ravi Shastri has statistics to back his claims on Team India's performance, says Kapil Dev

Shastri has numbers to back claims on India's performance: Kapil​

However, while Sourav Ganguly reckons that Team India's true test is yet to come, especially when the squad travels to South Africa and then to England; Mohammad Azharuddin felt that Shastri's words are more of 'disrespectful'.

Team India's day out in Sri Lanka ahead of third Test match in Pallekele – SEE PICS!

Team India's day out in Sri Lanka ahead of third Test match in Pallekele – SEE PICS! 

Team India have already taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-test-match series. They had defeated the Islanders in Galle by a massive 304 runs and then again in Colombo, by an innings and 53 runs. Heading to Balagolla for the final Test match, the team expects to completely wash out Lankan hope.  

Mohammad Azharuddin lashes out at Ravi Shastri for praising Virat Kohli-led Team India

Azhar slams Shastri for praising Kohli-led Team India

There has largely been a speculation among cricket analysts saying that the true test for Team India would be when they would take on the South African and the English track. But Azharuddin was tight-lipped on this matter. "We will have to wait and watch. Sri Lanka has been a poor side," he said.

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Rank Country Points
1 South Africa 119
2 Australia 118
3 New Zealand 113
4 India 112
5 England 108
6 Sri Lanka 98
7 Bangladesh 91
8 Pakistan 89
9 West Indies 84
10 Afghanistan 53
Rank Country Points
1 India 121
2 Australia 109
3 South Africa 107
4 England 101
5 New Zealand 98
6 Pakistan 97
7 Sri Lanka 92
8 West Indies 69
9 Bangladesh 61
10 Zimbabwe 5
Rank Country Points