India likely to rest key players for 5th ODI
India likely to rest key players for 5th ODI

After taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead after the nine-wicket win in the fourth ODI against England, India is likely to give a break to many of their key players in the fifth and final match at Leeds, here on Friday.

Not interested in playing county cricket: Ishant Sharma
Not interested in playing county cricket: Ishant Sharma

Cheteshwar Pujara will be playing for Derbyshire this season while Varun Aaron is also keen on plying his trade in the county circuit but Ishant Sharma, the seniormost bowler of the Indian Test team is not at all keen on playing in England.

Don`t worry Team India, you are playing West Indies next!

The Indian batsmen who failed miserably in England would be desperately waiting for the forthcoming Windies tour at home.

Indian cricket team slips one place to fifth spot in ICC Test rankings

India have slipped one place to be fifth in the ICC Test team rankings after their 1-3 demolition at the hands of England in the recently-concluded five-match series.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni hints at quitting captaincy after yet another overseas debacle

India`s recent saga of spineless performances touched a new low as they crashed to a humiliating innings and 244 runs defeat well inside three days in the fifth and final cricket Test against England, who clinched the series with a 3-1 margin, here on Sunday.

5th Test: England thrash India by innings and 244 runs, win series 3-1

India`s recent saga of spineless performances touched a new low as they crashed to a humiliating innings and 244 runs defeat well inside three days in the fifth and final cricket Test against England, who clinched the series with a 3-1 margin, here on Sunday.

England take 338-run lead against India at Oval

England took a massive first innings lead of 338 runs in the fifth and final cricket Test against India when they were bowled out for 486 shortly after an hour`s play on the third day at The Oval here Sunday.

Oval Test: England add more misery on listless India

Joe Root slammed an unbeaten 92 as England took a substantial first innings lead of 237 runs on the second day to tighten their grip on the fifth and final cricket Test against a hapless India here on Saturday.

Fielding coach Trevor Penney defends struggling Indian batsmen

India`s continued batting failure, notwithstanding, fielding coach Trevor Penney Friday defended the under-performing willow-wielders, saying the visitors had to encounter tough conditions after losing the toss on the opening day of the fifth and final Test against England here.

England vs India 2014: 5th Test - Preview

Battered and bruised in the last two matches, it will be a test of character for India`s underperforming players as they go into the fifth and final Test against England here Friday, hoping to restore their pride and level the series.

Can Ishant Sharma help India save their pride in 5th Test?

The good news for MS Dhoni-led team is that their most experienced speedster on the tour and hero of the Lord`s Test is looking match fit.

5th Test: A lot at stake for MS Dhoni, Duncan Fletcher

Mahendra Dhoni`s continuance as captain in Tests after next year`s World Cup and the retention of Duncan Fletcher as coach after the same event are at stake as India, trailing 1-2 in the series, lock horns with England in the fifth and final cricket Test starting here Friday.

India vs England 2014: Can MS Dhoni`s men fight against all odds to level series?

The momentum for sure lies with England, but only if India can play with the fighting intent, there is no reason why they cannot level the series at The Oval.

We will continue with our five-bowler strategy, says MS Dhoni

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once again reiterated that he will not deviate from his strategy of playing five bowlers ahead of the fifth and final cricket Test against England starting on Friday.

Last chance for MSD & Co. to prove a point

Last Test of the five-match series between India and England is scheduled to start from August 15, at The Oval. This would certainly be the last chance for MS Dhoni & Co. to level the series and go back home with their chin up.

India vs England: India hope for Ishant Sharma return

Had India, who`ve now won just one of their last 18 Tests on foreign soil, been offered the chance to arrive at The Oval 2-1 down with one to play in this five-match series before their tour started, they might have taken up the offer.

India vs England: MS Dhoni skips practice, Ishant Sharma fit for 5th Test

In the build-up to the fifth and final Test against England, India today regrouped here at the Oval as they looked to put behind the disappointment of their embarrassing innings defeat in the last game, even though skipper MS Dhoni was a notable absentee at the nets.

Excess cricket behind injuries to fast bowlers: Kapil Dev

India`s former legendary all-rounder and captain Kapil Dev, now a television commentator, believes India`s current quick bowlers are frequently getting injured because of an excess of cricket.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar`s swollen ankle cause of concern for India

Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar`s swollen ankle will certainly keep the Indian team management worried ahead of their fourth cricket Test against England at the Old Trafford starting August 7.

Ishant Sharma ruled out of fourth Test against England

Fast bowler Ishant Sharma will miss the fourth cricket Test against England at Old Trafford as he is still recuperating from an ankle injury, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said today.