Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Bengal face Rayudu-less Baroda in opening fixture
Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Bengal face Rayudu-less Baroda in opening fixture

An upbeat Bengal side led by their gutsy captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla will start as favourites in the Ranji Trophy opener against Baroda, who would be without the services of their batting mainstay Ambati Rayudu, out with a hip injury.

Virat Kohli's blazing ton helps India seal series whitewash
Virat Kohli's blazing ton helps India seal series whitewash

India defeated Sri Lanka by three wickets in the fifth and final One-day International here on Sunday.

Big chance for Robin Uthappa as race for WC slots heaten
Big chance for Robin Uthappa as race for WC slots heaten

Robin Uthappa has got a big chance to show his mettle once again in the international level, as the star batsman will hope to put up a big show against Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Thursday. The Karnataka batsman's last outing for the national team came against Bangladesh in the three-match ODI series, earlier in June.

4th ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - Preview
4th ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - Preview

Having already pocketed the series, a rampaging India would like to continue their dominance and clinch the number one ODI spot as a hapless Sri Lanka look to salvage some pride during the penultimate game of the five-match Limited over International rubber at the Eden Gardens here Thursday.

Was happy to fulfill the role given to me: Ambati Rayudu
Was happy to fulfill the role given to me: Ambati Rayudu

After guiding India to a comprehensive six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the second One-Day International here, man-of-the-match Ambati Rayudu said he was happy to fulfill the role given to him by the team management.

It's been special knock as wait has been long: Ambati Rayudu
It's been special knock as wait has been long: Ambati Rayudu

An elated Ambati Rayudu on Thursday said that his maiden hundred in international cricket will certainly be a "special one" as it took a long time to come.

2nd ODI: Ambati Rayudu's maiden ton gives India 2-0 lead against Sri Lanka
2nd ODI: Ambati Rayudu's maiden ton gives India 2-0 lead against Sri Lanka

Ambati Rayudu slammed his maiden hundred as India produced yet another comprehensive batting performance to beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in the second One Day International, here tonight.

Ambati Rayudu strengthens case for World Cup with maiden ODI ton
Ambati Rayudu strengthens case for World Cup with maiden ODI ton

With 100 days to go for the ICC World Cup 2015 to kick off, veteran Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu on Thursday slammed his maiden ODI ton against Sri Lanka to further strengthen his case for the prestigious event.

Time for Indian players to find rhythm ahead of stern tests Down Under

Team India is all set to play in its last home series before the 2015 World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in Australia and New Zealand from February. India are hosting a long series against West Indies, consisting of five ODIs, one off Twenty20, followed by three Tests.

Denied home-cooked biryani, angry MS Dhoni leads CSK out of hotel
Denied home-cooked biryani, angry MS Dhoni leads CSK out of hotel

After Biryani sent from Ambati Rayudu for MS Dhoni and his CSK team was not allowed by Hyderbad hotel Grand Kakatiya, the CSK skipper moved out of the hotel along with his entire team to Taj Krishna.

MS Dhoni wants India to learn from England experience
MS Dhoni wants India to learn from England experience

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said he hoped the younger players in his side would learn from their time in England after a tour of mixed fortunes ended with a dramatic Twenty20 defeat.

5th ODI: MS Dhoni blames soft dismissals for loss
5th ODI: MS Dhoni blames soft dismissals for loss

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says the target England set for them was very much achievable but soft dismissals scuttled their chances in the fifth One-dayer, here today.

MS Dhoni praises spinners, Rayudu for 3rd ODI win
MS Dhoni praises spinners, Rayudu for 3rd ODI win

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today lauded his spinners and batsman Ambati Rayudu for his side's six-wicket thrashing of England in the third cricket one-dayer to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series here.

India vs England, 3rd ODI- India beats England at Nottingham

Indian cricketer Ambati Rayudu slammed an unbeaten 64 as India relied on an all-round display to thrash England by six wickets in the third cricket one-dayer and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the five-match series in Nottingham on Saturday.

India vs England, 3rd ODI: R Ashwin, Rayudu star in India's emphatic win
India vs England, 3rd ODI: R Ashwin, Rayudu star in India's emphatic win

Ambati Rayudu slammed an unbeaten 64 as India relied on an all-round display to thrash England by six wickets in the third cricket one-dayer and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the five-match series here Saturday.

India should be at home in ODI series 

One-day cricket is a different ball game, and the Indians should be more at home playing England in the five-match series starting here Monday at the County Cricket Ground.

Kohli, bowlers give Indians convincing win in one-day warm-up

Under-fire batsman Virat Kohli finally came good and the bowlers delivered to help India beat Middlesex by 95 runs in the the 50-over practice game at Lord`s here on Friday.

Manoj Tiwary, Manish Pandey script 70-run win for India `A`

Manoj Tiwary and Manish Pandey missed out on three-figure marks but their contrasting innings were enough to guide India `A` to a comprehensive 70-run win over South Africa `A` in the second match of the quadrangular series here on Tuesday.

Ojha, Rayudu hit centuries; unofficial Test ends in a draw

Naman Ojha and Ambati Rayudu hit unbeaten centuries each to rescue India A to 285 for five in their second innings on the fourth and final day as the unofficial Test match against Australia A ended in a draw at Allan Border Field here today.

3rd ODI: India vs Bangladesh - Preview

Having recorded an improbable victory after defending the lowest-ever score in the history of the game, a confident Indian team would look to go for the kill by completing a 3-0 rout when it meets an out-of-sync Bangladesh in the final one-dayer here tomorrow.