India A pummel Bangladesh A by an innings and 32 runs
India A pummel Bangladesh A by an innings and 32 runs

India A bowlers ripped through the Bangladesh A line-up in a superb combined effort as the home team thrashed the visitors by an innings and 36 runs to win the only unofficial cricket Test here today.

Omphile Ramela scores ton as South Africa A reach 293/4 on Day 1 vs India A

Middle-order batsman Omphile Ramela struck an attractive century as South Africa A dominated India A by posting a comfortable 293 for four on the opening day of the first unofficial cricket 'Test', here today.

India in good hands with Virat Kohli as Test leader: Glenn McGrath
India in good hands with Virat Kohli as Test leader: Glenn McGrath

 Australian fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath believes India's flamboyant batsman and Test skipper Virat Kohli is the right person to lead the team and his aggressive approach both on and off the field is a positive sign as long as he is scoring runs.

IPL 8: Camaraderie is key to our success, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni
IPL 8: Camaraderie is key to our success, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday said the camaraderie between the young and the senior players was key to the consistent good show of his side in the IPL.

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.