Australia experience to help India in Lanka: Sourav Ganguly
Australia experience to help India in Lanka: Sourav Ganguly

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly believes the experience of the Australia tour last winter will have matured and helped the likes of Virat Kohli, Murali Vijay and others for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka.

Focus on 3rd spinner as selectors set to pick squad for Sri Lanka
Focus on 3rd spinner as selectors set to pick squad for Sri Lanka

The third specialist spinner's slot will be the subject of much deliberation when the national selection committee, headed by Sandeep Patil, meets here on Thursday to announce the squad for the three-Test away series against Sri Lanka starting August 12.

1st T20I: Axar Patel, Harbhajan Singh spin India to 54-run win against Zimbabwe
1st T20I: Axar Patel, Harbhajan Singh spin India to 54-run win against Zimbabwe

Young Axar Patel and Harbhajan Singh gave an impressive display of spin bowling as India relied on an all-round display to trounce a hapless Zimbabwe by 54 runs in the first T20 International cricket match here today.

1st T20: India eye continued dominance over Zimbabwe
1st T20: India eye continued dominance over Zimbabwe

After ensuring a resounding clean-sweep over Zimbabwe in the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series, a confident young Indian side will aim to consolidate their dominance over the hosts in the first match of the two Twenty20 Internationals to be played at the Harare Sports Club here on Friday.

In-form Murali Vijay keen to do well in ODIs
In-form Murali Vijay keen to do well in ODIs

After a five-year long wait, Murali Vijay finally hit his maiden ODI half-century in the second cricket match against Zimbabwe and the India opener is now determined to make a mark in the 50-over format.

India vs Zimbabwe: Our spinners did a good job, says Ajinkya Rahane
India vs Zimbabwe: Our spinners did a good job, says Ajinkya Rahane

Skipper Ajinkya Rahane credited his spinners for exploiting the slow pitch to the optimum as India sealed the three-match series against Zimbabwe with a comfortable 62-run win in the second ODI, here on Sunday.

India crush Zimbabwe by 62 runs to seal ODI series 2-0
India crush Zimbabwe by 62 runs to seal ODI series 2-0

 India rode on a solid all-round performance to comfortably crush Zimbabwe by 62 runs in the second One Day International, thereby taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match cricket series, here on Sunday.

2nd ODI, Harare: Zimbabwe vs India - Preview
2nd ODI, Harare: Zimbabwe vs India - Preview

Pushed to the brink before managing a narrow win in the opening ODI, India will have to quickly sort out its middle-order batting woes when it takes on a spirited Zimbabwe in the second one-dayer here on Sunday.

Batting the key for new look India against Zimbabwe
Batting the key for new look India against Zimbabwe

Ajinkya Rahane led Indian team will hope to bank on their batting line-up to deliver the goods against Zimbabwe in the first ODI of the three-match series starting on Friday.

India vs Zimbabwe: India's fringe players sense opportunity in ODI series
India vs Zimbabwe: India's fringe players sense opportunity in ODI series

Zimbabwe may not be the strongest of opponents but the importance of an away series against them is not lost on India`s fringe players who are keen to make the most of the opportunity in absence of their seniors.

I don't look too far ahead, says Murali Vijay
I don't look too far ahead, says Murali Vijay

 Given a break after a gap of two seasons to play in ODIs against Zimbabwe, regular India Test opener Murali Vijay wants to make full use of it without looking too far ahead.

It's a matter of time before I make senior cut again: Cheteshwar Pujara
It's a matter of time before I make senior cut again: Cheteshwar Pujara

Out of favour off late following a string of poor scores, top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is keen to make his comeback into the Indian Test squad and said it's just a matter of time before he regains his place in the playing eleven.

Rare chance for Murali Vijay to show he's the real deal in ODIs too
Rare chance for Murali Vijay to show he's the real deal in ODIs too

For a batsman of Murali Vijay's ability, it is staggering to think his highest ODI score is a paltry 33.

After doing well in Tests, I expected ODI call-up: Murali Vijay
After doing well in Tests, I expected ODI call-up: Murali Vijay

After being selected in the limited overs series against Zimbabwe, India batsman Murali Vijay said following couple a good run in Tests, he expected to be called up in the One-Day Internationals (ODI), and added that he would grab the opportunity with both hands that has come his way.

Five Indian players to watch out for in tour of Zimbabwe

Five Indian players to watch out for in tour of Zimbabwe

Shikhar Dhawan and I complement each other very well: Murali Vijay
Shikhar Dhawan and I complement each other very well: Murali Vijay

 India Test opener Murali Vijay believes good rapport off the field with teammate and opening partner Shikhar Dhawan helps them perform better on the field.

Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay rise, Virat Kohli slips in ICC Test rankings
Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay rise, Virat Kohli slips in ICC Test rankings

Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay achieved career-best positions but skipper Virat Kohli dropped out of the ICC rankings' top-10 after the drawn one-off cricket Test against Bangladesh in Fatullah.

India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli lauds his team's 'selfless' showing
India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli lauds his team's 'selfless' showing

India captain Virat Kohli was pleased with his team's effort in the rain-marred one-off Test against Bangladesh, which ended in a draw, saying that his boys performed selflessly.

You will see bigger stands between me and Murali Vijay: Shikhar Dhawan
You will see bigger stands between me and Murali Vijay: Shikhar Dhawan

Claiming to be a much-improved batsman, India's Shikhar Dhawan, who returned to form with a blazing 173 in the ongoing one-off Test against Bangladesh, on Saturday said that many more big stands are in store with his opening partner Murali Vijay.

One-off Test, Day 4: Indian spinners make it count but rain rules supreme in Bangladesh
One-off Test, Day 4: Indian spinners make it count but rain rules supreme in Bangladesh

The one-off cricket Test between India and Bangladesh seems to be meandering towards a tame draw after incessant rain halted the visiting spinners, who reduced the hosts to 111/3 in the only session of play that was possible on the fourth day here.