Recovering from a shoulder injury, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma, who missed leading the Mumbai Indians franchise in the Oppo Champions League T20, is set to miss the limited-overs edition of the West Indies series starting October 8.
Under-fire India cricket coach Duncan Fletcher's fate at the top job is expected to be decided by the BCCI after it receives Team Director Ravi Shastri's report on the England tour, the Board said Sunday.
With an aim to bury the ghosts of a disastrous tour of 2011, a new-look Indian cricket team would be eyeing a positive start to their two-and-a-half-month long tour of England when they take on Leicestershire in a three-day practice game, starting here tomorrow.
With some fine performances in all three formats of the game, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma says he has answered most of his critics quite emphatically in the past one year but cannot really do much about those who keep thinking about him like obsessive lovers.
India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara feels the two warm-up games that the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team would play before the five-Test series against England would help the visitors adapt adequately to the conditions.
Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been facing criticism for his meandering approach to handling crucial situations in Test matches. Burgeoning clamour for his removal may not attract everyone`s attention, but cannot be dismissed point-blank too.