Anshuman Gaekwad wants selectors to persist with current Indian team for next World Cup
Anshuman Gaekwad wants selectors to persist with current Indian team for next World Cup

Impressed by India's good showing in the cricket World Cup, former India coach Anshuman Gaekwad believes the current lot of players should be persisted with and they will deliver in the next 50-over showpiece event in England.

Ravi Shastri defends Virat Kohli, says his work ethic as good as any
Ravi Shastri defends Virat Kohli, says his work ethic as good as any

Defending an under-fire Virat Kohli, Indian cricket Team Director Ravi Shastri on monday said the swashbuckling batsman's ordinary run in the World Cup had nothing to do with his actress-girlfriend Anushka Sharma's presence and to call it that is "utter nonsense".

Sunil Gavaskar pins hope on current Indian players
Sunil Gavaskar pins hope on current Indian players

Sunil Gavaskar believes that the current Indian team is the one for future. The legendary batsman said that this young Indian team will only get better, according to a leading television channel.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Team India deserves praise, not stones and criticism

The semi-final loss was heartbreaking. The Indian cricket team had been in superb form right throughout the tournament and they were expected to do the same against the mighty Aussies.

Our pacers should play less domestic games: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Our pacers should play less domestic games: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

The biggest positive for the Indian cricket team in this World Cup has been the performance of its pacers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that the trio of Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohit Sharma should not be forced to play domestic events to ensure that they don't burn out.

President, Sports Minister laud Indian cricket team
President, Sports Minister laud Indian cricket team

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday lauded the Indian cricket team for its brave showing despite being knocked out by Australia in the semifinals of the World Cup in Sydney.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Virat Kohli hails 'wonderful' Indian bowling ahead of big semi-final against Australia
ICC Cricket World Cup: Virat Kohli hails 'wonderful' Indian bowling ahead of big semi-final against Australia

The transformation of India`s bowlers at the World Cup has been "wonderful to watch" and the reigning champions will have a great chance of reaching the final if 10 Australian wickets tumble on Thursday, says Virat Kohli.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Virat Kohli seeks SCG inspiration for semi-final against Australia
ICC Cricket World Cup: Virat Kohli seeks SCG inspiration for semi-final against Australia

India star Virat Kohli returns to the scene of one of his most memorable Test innings hoping to rediscover batting form for Thursday`s World Cup semi-final against Australia in Sydney.

World Cup 2015: Brett Lee tips balanced Australia to swing semi-final against India
World Cup 2015: Brett Lee tips balanced Australia to swing semi-final against India

Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee believes the balance of the hosts` side will see them defeat defending champions India in Thursday`s World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

World Cup 2015: Suresh Raina faces 'tennis serves' to counter bounce against Aussies
World Cup 2015: Suresh Raina faces 'tennis serves' to counter bounce against Aussies

Suresh Raina is pulling out all stops to kill his inner demons by spending a lengthy time at the nets, trying to counter the rising deliveries by facing powerful "tennis serves".

Persistence, resilience key to Indian bowlers success in World Cup: Ian Chappell
Persistence, resilience key to Indian bowlers success in World Cup: Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels "persistence and resilience" were key to Indian bowlers' remarkable turnaround in the ongoing cricket World Cup, especially after their disappointing outing in the series Down Under that preceded the mega-event.

DDCA wants Indian team to felicitate at Kotla
DDCA wants Indian team to felicitate at Kotla

The Delhi & District Cricket Association on Friday requested the BCCI to allow them to oraganise a felicitation programme for the Indian cricket team on its return from the World Cup.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar congratulates Indian team for win over Bangladesh

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday congratulated Indian cricket team for entering the semifinal of cricket World Cup after beating Bangladesh in Melbourne.

ICC World Cup 2015: India crush Bangladesh by 109 runs to enter semis
ICC World Cup 2015: India crush Bangladesh by 109 runs to enter semis

Rohit Sharma blasted a strokeful century as defending champions India stormed into the semi-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup by thrashing a hapless Bangladesh by 109 runs in a lop-sided contest here on Thursday.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Suresh Raina says settled India ready to `express themselves`
ICC Cricket World Cup: Suresh Raina says settled India ready to `express themselves`

India are settled, in winning form and are well accustomed to Australian playing conditions for their pressure World Cup quarter-final with Bangladesh at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, batsman Suresh Raina said Wednesday.

Asian domination underlines initial phase of ICC World Cup 2015

For the first time in World Cup history, four teams from Asia have qualified for the quarter-finals. On Sunday, Pakistan defeated Ireland by seven wickets to join Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka in the knockout round.

ICC World Cup: BCCI allows WAGs to accompany Team India cricketers
ICC World Cup: BCCI allows WAGs to accompany Team India cricketers

The Indian cricket team has been rewarded for making it to the quarter-finals of the ICC World Cup 2015 as BCCI on Monday allowed Wives & Girlfriends (WAGs) to accompany the players.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, quarter-finals: Australia still the strongest, India not to be taken lightly
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, quarter-finals: Australia still the strongest, India not to be taken lightly

They might have lost one match in the tournament, but three-time World champions Australia are once again looking the most formidable team in cricket's biggest extravaganza.

India stand good chance of retaining World Cup: Jeffrey Archer
India stand good chance of retaining World Cup: Jeffrey Archer

Celebrated author Jeffrey Archer, an avid cricket follower, says the Indian team's performance in the initial matches of the ongoing World Cup has surprised him and if they continue with this form they stand a good chance of retaining the trophy.

ICC Cricket World Cup: I look best when my bowlers are doing well, says MS Dhoni
ICC Cricket World Cup: I look best when my bowlers are doing well, says MS Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has received rich praise for his captaincy so far in the World Cup but he feels it is the performance of his bowlers that makes him look like a commanding leader.