Australia tour would be good preparation for World Cup: MS Dhoni
Australia tour would be good preparation for World Cup: MS Dhoni

Confident about defending the World Cup, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the upcoming tour of Australia would be a great opportunity for his already well-prepared side to hone its skills further ahead of the mega-event to be played Down Under next year.

Daryll Cullinan criticises Domingo, Du Plessis for Proteas` falling out in T20 World Cup

Former South Africa batsman Daryll Cullinan has reportedly criticised the team`s coach Russell Domingo and captain Faf du Plessis for the squad`s exit from the ICC World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh.

Zaheer Khan `s second spell a struggle for him, says Venkatesh Prasad

Former India bowling coach Venkatesh Prasad on Tuesday said that Zaheer Khan`s second spell is becoming a "struggle" for the left-arm speedster and also stated that none of the current India bowlers has required variation to bowl with new field restrictions in ODI cricket.

No Test Championship, Champions Trophy to continue: ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board on Saturday decided scrap the proposed World Test Championship and reinstate the highly popular Champions Trophy for 2017 and 2021.

Steve Smith backs reformed Warner as future Oz Test captain

Australian Ashes hero Steve Smith has backed his teammate and opener David Warner as a future Test captain.

India keen to win T20 WC and complete a unique feat: Dhoni

Having pocketed the 50-over World Cup and Champions Trophy, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stated that his team will be looking to lift the ICC World T20 title next year in Bangladesh in order to complete a unique feat.

Indian cricketers return home after twin triumphs

The victorious Indian cricketers have started trickling into the country after being on the road for more than a month during which they lifted the ICC Champions Trophy and won the ODI tri-series in the West Indies.

Whatmore says Pakistan will fight to win in West Indies

Pakistan cricket coach Dav Whatmore has assured supporters that his side would put behind the dismal show in the ICC Champions Trophy and fight for better results on their tour of the West Indies.

Duncan Fletcher`s tenure likely to be extended till 2015 World cup: Report

The scintillating performance of Indian cricket team in the just concluded ICC Champions Trophy in England resulted in boosting the confidence of both the players as well as their coach Duncan Fletcher.

Misbah hopes Pakistan can rebuild after Champions Trophy collapse

Skipper Misbah-ul Haq put a brave face on Monday on Pakistan`s miserable collapse at the Champions Trophy.

Misbah calls for need to make changes in Pak team for Windies tour

Pakistan national team captain Misbah-ul Haq has said that there is a need to make changes in the current squad for the upcoming series against West Indies in July.

We want to win this one and prove ourselves right: Gibson

After a poor outing in the just-concluded ICC Champions Trophy, West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says his team is eager to "prove" its credentials in the ODI tri-series against India and Sri Lanka starting here on Friday.

Ajmal backs Pak to `bounce back` following CT drubbing

Pakistan spin maestro Saeed Ajmal has said that he believed that Pakistan can bounce back from their recent troubles and put an improved show in their upcoming international assignments.

Wrong to compare me with Dhoni: Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly says comparing two cricketers of different eras is beyond his understanding and people should refrain from doing that.

`Sir` Jadeja`s brand value on the rise after CT success

He has improved by leaps and bounds in the last one year and Ravindra Jadeja`s on-field exploits has certainly helped him attract the attention of major corporate houses.

I told boys to prove that we were world champions, says Dhoni

With just 129 runs to defend, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni spurred his teammates by telling them to play like world champions.

Dhoni named captain of ICC Team of the Tournament

Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today named captain of the ICC`s Team of the Champions Trophy, which has four other Indians including stylish batsman Shikhar Dhawan.

Jadeja achieves career-best third, India consolidate position

Ravindra Jadeja attained a career-best third spot in the ODI bowlers and all-rounders` list a day after India lifted the ICC Champions Trophy that strengthen their position as the number one ranked team on the ODI Championship table in the latest rankings released on Monday.

Indian players take to twitter to thank fans for support

Overwhelmed by the support from the Indian fans at the Champions Trophy, newly crowned winners thanked the large crowd turning up for the final encounter.

A better player is one who responds to situations: Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni looks into how a players responds to a particular situation which he feels is more important than technique.