Australia saw through one of the fierce fast bowling spells by Wahab Riaz to set up a cricket World Cup semifinal clash against India but the home team skipper Michael Clarke on Friday said his players will have to bat much better against the defending champions.
Not too impressed with Virat Kohli's abusive behaviour towards a journalist recently, former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and V V S Laxman on Thursday called on the star batsman to resolve the row amicably with the concerned scribe.
Team India back in the winning mode? Atleast that's what their recent performance at the Nottingham match shows. Expectations are that Team India might even win the England one-day series after 24 years.
Rajasthan Royals pacer Vikramjeet Singh Malik today said that his side were not facing any pressure in the scramble for a play-off berth in the IPL and their strategy has been to take it from match-by-match.
South African skipper Faf du Plessis on thursday said though he has learnt a lot from M S Dhoni during his stint with Chennai Super Kings in the IPL, he would be relying on his own style of captaincy when his team takes on India in the semifinals of the ICC World T20 here on friday.
Real estate firm Amrapali on Monday said cheques for Rs 75 crore given to Indian cricket team captain M S Dhoni were for building a hospital in Ranchi and the same were returned as the project did not take off.
Living out of a suitcase for the past several months, middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu on Tuesday said that some of the India cricketers are suffering from mental fatigue due to its packed and busy international schedule.
Legendary Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir feels maverick allrounder Shahid Afridi has faced unwarranted criticism throughout his career but now the fault-finding should stop following his heroics against India in Asia Cup on Sunday.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) might question Indian captain MS Dhoni regarding his stakes in Rhiti Sports and conflict of interest issue after India's campaign in Champions Trophy is over later this month.
Livid after a second successive meek surrender by his team, Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke today said the performance is "unacceptable" and chided his batsmen for not taking enough responsibility.
A busy cricketing schedule has led to Indian team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni failing to even appear in the first semester examination of B. Com degree after enrolling himself for the course five years ago at a city college.
Ahead of the tough Test series against formidable Australia, BCCI`s general manager for Game Development, Prof Ratnakar Shetty, said today that the players are geared up to measure up to the challenge.
Australian opening batsman David Warner feels that with India under pressure with recent reverses, his side has the resources to beat Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s men in the upcoming four-match Test series starting later this week.
Just after a gruelling training session with his India team-mates, senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar today spent time with members of a city-based blind foundation which requested him to play a charity match for it.
Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag were among those whose slogged out for batting practice while off-spinner Harbhajan Singh had a lengthy bowling drill as the Indian team went for two grinding training sessions for the second successive day here today.
With only pride at stake after losing the three-match ODI series against Pakistan, the Indian team underwent a rigorous training session here today ahead of the final match tomorrow with the spotlight on some under-performing players, including opener Virender Sehwag.