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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.