India eye T20 domination after ODI clean sweep
India eye T20 domination after ODI clean sweep

After an emphatic ODI clean-sweep, India would be looking to continue their dominance when they square off against Zimbabwe in a couple of Twenty20 cricket Internationals starting here from Friday.

Ajinkya Rahane applauds team effort in Zimbabawe series win
Ajinkya Rahane applauds team effort in Zimbabawe series win

India skipper Ajinkya Rahane on Tuesday applauded his team for playing as a unit, saying that every member of the side contributed in the 3-0 whitewash against Zimbabwe in the ODI series.

Ton-up Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey help India complete 3-0 clean sweep against Zimbabwe
Ton-up Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey help India complete 3-0 clean sweep against Zimbabwe

Young Kedar Jadhav struck his maiden international century as India thrashed Zimbabwe by 83 runs in the third and final cricket ODI to complete a 3-0 series whitewash, here on Tuesday.

3rd ODI: India vs Zimbabwe - As it happened...

India beat Zimbabwe by 83 runs in the 3rd and final ODI in Harare.

I took MS Dhoni's feedback positively: Ajinkya Rahane
I took MS Dhoni's feedback positively: Ajinkya Rahane

India's ODI captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's critical comments about Ajinkya Rahane's batting in 50-over format may have raised a lot of eyebrows but the stand-in captain himself has decided to take his senior's feedback in a "positive manner and move on".

IPL 2015, Match 42: Piyush Chawla stars in Kolkata Knight Riders' 13-run win over Delhi Daredevils
IPL 2015, Match 42: Piyush Chawla stars in Kolkata Knight Riders' 13-run win over Delhi Daredevils

Continuing their supremacy at home, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders rode on Piyush Chawla's match-winning four-wicket haul to beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs in a lop-sided IPL cricket match at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday.
 

Karnataka ​thrash Rest of India to retain Irani Cup
Karnataka ​thrash Rest of India to retain Irani Cup

Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka retained the Irani Cup by defeating Rest of India by 246 runs on the fourth and penultimate day here on Friday.

Rest of India snatch small lead against Karnataka
Rest of India snatch small lead against Karnataka

Rest of India managed to eke out a slender 20-run first innings lead against Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka on the second day of the five-day Irani Cup match here on Wednesday to put the contest on a knife's edge.

Players eye impressive show in Irani Cup, revive careers
Players eye impressive show in Irani Cup, revive careers

The likes of Robin Uthappa and Kedar Jadhav will be eyeing to resurrect their international careers, before embarking on high-octane IPL contest, when Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka and Rest of India (RoI) lock horns in the Irani Cup here Tuesday.

Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra ahead by 125 runs against AP
Ranji Trophy: Maharashtra ahead by 125 runs against AP

In what is turning out to be a low-scoring cricket match, Andhra, despite being bowled out for 138, took the first-innings lead before Maharashtra extended their overall lead to 125 on day 2 of the Ranji Trophy quarterfinals here.

Ranji Trophy: Lokesh Rahul becomes Karnataka's first triple centurion
Ranji Trophy: Lokesh Rahul becomes Karnataka's first triple centurion

Seen as a future India Test regular, Young Lokesh Rahul today cracked a memorable triple century - the first from Karnataka to achieve the feat in Ranji Trophy as well as first-class cricket - guiding his side to a mammoth total in their match against Uttar Pradesh here.

List of Indian players who could miss out on 15-man World Cup 2015 squad
List of Indian players who could miss out on 15-man World Cup 2015 squad

Indian national selectors will sit on Tuesday to pick up the 15-member World Cup squad, which is scheduled to start from February 14 in Australia and New Zealand.

Ranji Trophy: Gurkeerat, Bhajji get full points for Punjab vs Maharashtra
Ranji Trophy: Gurkeerat, Bhajji get full points for Punjab vs Maharashtra

Punjab skipper Harbhajan Singh used long handle to a good effect as his attacking half-century ensured a three-wicket win and full points for the visitors against last year's runners-up Maharashtra in a Ranji Trophy group match, here today.

Ranji Trophy: Kedar Jadhav strikes ton before Ankit Bawne gets hit on helmet
Ranji Trophy: Kedar Jadhav strikes ton before Ankit Bawne gets hit on helmet

Kedar Jadhav struck an unbeaten century to lead a rearguard action by Maharashtra in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match against Punjab on a day that witnessed a tense moment when visiting side's Ankit Bawne retired hurt after being hit on the helmet here today.

India players can't use BCCI logo in domestic matches
India players can't use BCCI logo in domestic matches

 In a fresh diktat for players representing various teams in domestic competitions, the BCCI has instructed match referees to ensure that none of the India players -- current or discarded -- sport the Board logo either on their gear as that will be considered a violation of the association's code.

30-man World Cup probables: In defence of infusing young blood in Indian team
30-man World Cup probables: In defence of infusing young blood in Indian team

In their bid to defend the World Cup title in 2015, Sandeep Patil-led Indian selectors infused young blood and ignored Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir. Inclusion of unheralded players like Axar Patel, Kedar Jadhav, Manoj Tiwary, Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma, etc in the 30-man short-list certainly reflects a new intent.

East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title
East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title

East Zone put up a sterling all-round display to defeat holders West Zone by 24 runs in a keenly contested day/night final of the Deodhar Trophy, regaining the limited-over inter zonal title after a gap of ten seasons.

India vs Sri Lanka: Suresh Raina rested for final ODI
India vs Sri Lanka: Suresh Raina rested for final ODI

With the series already in pocket, the Indian team management has decided to rest senior batsman Suresh Raina for the fifth and final ODI, here Sunday.

Chance for India's bench strength to impress in warm-up tie against WI
Chance for India's bench strength to impress in warm-up tie against WI

Indian cricket team's bench strength will be tested when the Manoj Tiwary-led India A take on West Indies in first of the two warm-up one dayers, which will mark the beginning of Caribbean team's one and half month long tour.

Jadhav, Samson guide India A to win over NPS

Kedar Jadhav rescued India A after a top-order collapse to guide them to a three-wicket triumph over Australia`s National Performance Squad (NPS) in their fifth match of the ongoing quadrangular series here on Tuesday.