We are looking at future of Indian cricket: Sandeep Patil on Yuvraj, Harbhajan's axing

We are looking at future of Indian cricket: Sandeep Patil on Yuvraj, Harbhajan's axing

When asked why the duo was ignored for the tour, the selection committee chief pointed out that the panel is looking at the future of the country’s cricket.

India's tour to Zimbabwe: Vinod Kambli hits out at selectors for ignoring Mumbai cricketers Shreyas Iyer, Aditya Tare

India's tour to Zimbabwe: Vinod Kambli hits out at selectors for ignoring Mumbai cricketers Shreyas Iyer, Aditya Tare

In a series of Tweets, the left-hander said that the selectors should have selected the team on the basis of performance of cricketers in the domestic season and not the Indian Premier League (IPL).

 

India vs Zimbabwe: Complete list of Men in Blue's 16-man squad

India vs Zimbabwe: Complete list of Men in Blue's 16-man squad

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most senior players who will be a part of the squad as all big names have been rested for the tournament.

Suresh Raina dropped, Faiz Faisal picked for Zimbabwe tour; Shardul Thakur rewarded with maiden Test call-up for WI series

Suresh Raina dropped, Faiz Faisal picked for Zimbabwe tour; Shardul Thakur rewarded with maiden Test call-up for WI series

The Sandeep Patil-led panel met in Mumbai to select the squad for the two tours.

India vs Zimbabwe: BCCI confirms tour; three ODIs, equal number of T20Is to be played in 12 days

India vs Zimbabwe: BCCI confirms tour; three ODIs, equal number of T20Is to be played in 12 days

Under the captaincy of Ajinkya Rahane, Men in Blue had toured Zimbabwe in July last year, where they won the ODI series 3-0, while the T20 series was tied 1-1.

India's tour of Zimbabwe: Men in Blue to play three ODIs, three T20Is in June

India's tour of Zimbabwe: Men in Blue to play three ODIs, three T20Is in June

BCCI mostly rests keys players on such tours and prefers giving youngster a chance.

WATCH: Dadagiri! Sourav Ganguly clears the roof three times in a match against Zimbabwe

WATCH: Dadagiri! Sourav Ganguly clears the roof three times in a match against Zimbabwe

Left-arm spinners had a tough time bowling to the legendary left-hander who used to dispatch the bowl with ease into the stands.

I made judgemental errors in Zimbabwe: Robin Uthappa

I made judgemental errors in Zimbabwe: Robin Uthappa

Karnataka batsman Robin Uthappa on Wednesday rued that he could not capitalise on the chances he got during India's recent ODI series in Zimbabwe due to judgemental errors but vowed to stage a comeback to the national team.

Players will be judged on performance, not age: BCCI

Players will be judged on performance, not age: BCCI

The BCCI stated on Thursday that players selected for the Indian team will be judged on basis of performance and not age. Veteran Harbhajan Singh who was selected for the tour of Sri Lanka was backed by the BCCI because of his good performance against Bangladesh since his comeback.

When MS Dhoni spent time cleaning his 'toys' in hometown Ranchi

When MS Dhoni spent time cleaning his 'toys' in hometown Ranchi

Indian ODI captain MS Dhoni, who is currently on a break, on Sunday took out time to clean his personal 'toys' in hometown Ranchi.

Ajinkya Rahane rues 2nd T20I loss, but happy with overall performance

Ajinkya Rahane rues 2nd T20I loss, but happy with overall performance

Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane rued his side's failure with the bat to lose the second T20 International against Zimbabwe on Sunday but said that he was happy with the overall performance of the team in the cricket tour here.

Debutant Sanju Samson's Kerala village on cloud nine

Debutant Sanju Samson's Kerala village on cloud nine

The coastal village of Pallithura, home to cricketer Sanju Samson near here, was on cloud nine when the news flashed that the 20-year-old will be playing in the second and final Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe in Harare on Sunday.

India lose to Zimbabwe by 10 runs in 2nd T20

India lose to Zimbabwe by 10 runs in 2nd T20

India's quest to maintain a clean slate in their short cricket tour of Zimbabwe went up in smoke as they suffered a 10-run loss to the hosts in the second and final Twenty20 international here on Sunday.

2nd T20 - India vs Zimbabwe- As it happened...

In the last match of the series, Zimbabwe beat India by ten runs to level the two-match T20 series. First, Chibhabha played a super knock of 67 runs to help his side put up a fighting total of 145. And then Zimbabwean bowlers did a wonderful job to defend the total.

2nd T20I: India vs Zimbabwe - Preview

2nd T20I: India vs Zimbabwe - Preview

India will hope to end the Zimbabwe tour on a high with a win in the second Twenty20 International at the Harare Sports Club here on Sunday.

India vs Zimbabwe: Bowled to my strengths and was rewarded, says Axar Patel

India vs Zimbabwe: Bowled to my strengths and was rewarded, says Axar Patel

 Awarded man-of-the-match on his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe on Friday, India's left-arm spinner Axar Patel on Friday said he bowled to his strengths and was rewarded with a three-wicket haul.

We were outplayed by India in all departments: Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura

We were outplayed by India in all departments: Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura

Zimbabwe skipper Elton Chigumbura on Friday said a dominant India outclassed the hosts with both bat and ball to coast a 54-run victory in the first Twenty20 International at the Harare Sports Club here on Friday

Good toss to win, pitch got slower in second innings: Ajinkya Rahane

Good toss to win, pitch got slower in second innings: Ajinkya Rahane

 India captain Ajinkya Rahane feels it was a good toss to win for the visitors in the first T20 International against Zimbabwe here because it was easier to bat in the first innings as the pitch got slower with time.

1st T20I: Axar Patel, Harbhajan Singh spin India to 54-run win against Zimbabwe

1st T20I: Axar Patel, Harbhajan Singh spin India to 54-run win against Zimbabwe

Young Axar Patel and Harbhajan Singh gave an impressive display of spin bowling as India relied on an all-round display to trounce a hapless Zimbabwe by 54 runs in the first T20 International cricket match here today.

Sanju Samson's Kerala village sad after cricketer left out

Sanju Samson's Kerala village sad after cricketer left out

 Residents of the coastal village Pallithura, home of cricketer Sanju Samson, turned sad after hearing the news that their neighbour did not figure in the playing XI in India's Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe that got underway in Harare on Friday.