Indian bowlers struggle as Derbyshire pile up 326/5

India yet again produced a listless bowling performance as Derbyshire piled up 326 for five at stumps of the first day of their second tour game ahead of five-match Test series against England, here on Tuesday.

Fielders made my bowling look good: Ishwar Pandey

He played an important role in Chennai Super Kings` crushing win over Delhi Daredevils in and IPL match, but pacer Ishwar Pandey says he did not do anything special and it was the fielders who made his effort look better.

Gavaskar slams Indian team for fielding unchanged XI

Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday slammed the Indian team management for fielding an unchanged XI in the dead rubber against Afghanistan and wondered whether the "fear" of bench players succeeding over current favourites has prompted it to play the same team.

Ishwar Pandey, another seamer in the making

When the Madhya Pradesh bowler, Ishwar Pandey got an opportunity in the practice match against NZ XI, he grabbed it with both hands and impressed many with his bowling.

Learning about bowling in various conditions: Ishwar Pandey

The lanky Ishwar Pandey finally got a chance to play a match on this tour of New Zealand in a two-day tour game and his three-wicket haul in 14 overs would surely make him happy after waiting in the wings for three weeks since India landed in this country.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni at a loss to explain 0-4 defeat against New Zealand

His team overwhelmingly crushed by New Zealand, ranked seven rungs below India, a confused skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni muttered some inanities about the loss, asking his batsmen to "improvise and adapt" while praising his bowlers who gave away 303 runs in the fifth and final one-dayer.

Is it time for MS Dhoni to take some harsh decisions?

Since the time, Team India toured South Africa, failures have marred its reputation to an extent. Critics have started raising fingers on Dhoni for backing few players who haven`t been performing consistently, especially at a time when handful of promising players are waiting in the wings.

Ishant Sharma has stopped learning, feel former stars

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have given a long rope to an erratic Ishant Sharma but his indifferent performances came in for sharp criticism from former players who said it was high time the lanky paceman was dropped as he has "stopped learning".

Kiwi tour takes MS Dhoni a step closer to 2015 World Cup

The most prestigious ICC event -- ODI World Cup – scheduled to take place in Trans-Tasman nations is just a year away. So, it’s time for all the teams to start focusing solely on it. Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Team India lifted the coveted trophy in 2011, after beating another sub-continent side Sri Lanka in the finals, to become the first country in the history of the game to win the title while hosting the event. It also helped India join the elite club of countries who had won the coveted Cup m

India`s NZ tour to serve as prep for 2015 World Cup

Considering the 2015 ICC World Cup, to take place in Trans-Tasman nations, Dhoni’s entire focus would be on the ODIs, as it could help India to find out the players who are best suited to these conditions.

Dinda feels overlooked, threatens to leave Bengal

Peeved at the state association`s "step-motherly" attitude towards him, Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda on Thursday said he was mulling to switch allegiance if his home state does not support him.

Yuvraj dropped for Kiwi tour; Stuart Binny, Ishwar Pandey get maiden call-up

The Indian selectors dropped veteran Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh for the upcoming series against New Zealand.

More pacers in team because of conditions in New Zealand: Sanjay Patel

India have included an extra pacer in the Test squad for New Zealand as the conditions there would be more favourable for the fast bowlers, said Indian Cricket Board`s secretary Sanjay Patel.

Saxena, Pandey give MP first innings lead over Saurashtra

Madhya Pradesh rode on pacer Ishwar Pandey`s five-wicket haul and Jalaj Saxena`s all-rounnd show to take a vital first innings lead of 127 runs over Saurashtra after bowling out the visitors for 492 on the final day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match, here Tuesday.

Fitness is important for fast-bowling and I am working on it: Ishwar Pandey

A confident Pandey has his head on his shoulders despite the recent success.

Ishwar Pandey was find of India A tour of South Africa: Rajput

India A coach Lalchand Rajput says paceman Ishwar Pandey was find of the South Africa tour and many a young players stand a good chance to be selected when the national team will travel there later in the year.

India A let South Africa A escape with a respectable total

India A bowlers ripped through South Africa A top order before letting the home side escape with a respectable 231 for six on the opening day of the second unofficial Test here on Saturday.

India A’s success is a stepping stone towards building a confident national team

India A’s victory over South Africa A in the first unofficial Test is laudable.

Ishwar Pandey takes four wickets but South Africa fight back

India A pacer Ishwar Pandey took four wickets, including two in successive balls, but South Africa A fought back through JP Duminy`s fighting 84 and his crucial partnerships with the tail-enders in the first unofficial Test.

Saxena slams breezy 101 in MP`s easy win

Jatin Saxena slammed an unbeaten 94-ball 101 as Madhya Pradesh breezed past Rajasthan by six wickets in the Central Zone Vijay Hazare Trophy match here today.