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India vs New Zealand: This time, Kiwis come prepared with spin troika

For New Zealand, to register their first ever series win in India, the spin trio of Santner, Sodhi and Craig will need to do what Indian spinners do. Win matches.

Duleep Trophy: Pragyan Ojha stable after suffering head injury during India Blue vs India green match

Duleep Trophy: Pragyan Ojha stable after suffering head injury during India Blue vs India green match

Ojha, who collapsed in a semi-conscious state, was immediately rushed to the hospital where he was accompanied by India Green coach WV Raman.

VIDEO: HORRIFIC! Pragyan Ojha lands in hospital with freak head injury

VIDEO: HORRIFIC! Pragyan Ojha lands in hospital with freak head injury

The left-arm spinner was struck by the ball while fielding at mid-on.

Duleep Trophy: Mayank, Gambhir hammer Green bowlers as Blues enjoy run feast

Duleep Trophy: Mayank, Gambhir hammer Green bowlers as Blues enjoy run feast

Veteran opener Gautam Gambhir called it right at the toss and did not hesitate to make first use of a placid wicket with nothing much in it for the bowlers.

VIDEO: Have you ever seen this side of Rohit Sharma's personality? We bet not!

VIDEO: Have you ever seen this side of Rohit Sharma's personality? We bet not!

 Rohit has never shown this side of him on the field.

Indian Premier League: Martin Guptill, Usman Khawaja lead list of unsold players

Indian Premier League: Martin Guptill, Usman Khawaja lead list of unsold players

Both Guptill and Khawaja are in supreme form with the bat.

Felt like criminal but treated it like overcoming injury: Discarded Pragyan Ojha on rehab days

Felt like criminal but treated it like overcoming injury: Discarded Pragyan Ojha on rehab days

Ojha also mentioned the motivational role played by legendary cricketer VVS Laxman during his tough days.

Bengal, Assam qualify for Ranji quarterfinals

Bengal, Assam qualify for Ranji quarterfinals

Bengal and Assam are occupying the second and third place in the Group A points table, headed by Vidarbha.

Ranji Trophy: Abhimanyu Easwaran shows class as 20 wickets fall in Bengal vs Odisha game

Ranji Trophy: Abhimanyu Easwaran shows class as 20 wickets fall in Bengal vs Odisha game

Easwaran showed how to play the left-arm spinner Dhiraj Singh (5/58) with assured feet movement and positive attitude.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal earn three points in drawn match against Maharashtra

Ranji Trophy: Bengal earn three points in drawn match against Maharashtra

Pragyan Ojha took three wickets to hurt Maharashtra.

Ranji Trophy: Pragyan Ojha stars in Bengal's first win of season

Ranji Trophy: Pragyan Ojha stars in Bengal's first win of season

Pragyan Ojha made a strong statement with his splendid bowling spell.

Ranji Trophy: Pragyan​ Ojha's 7-wkt haul puts Bengal in drivers' seat

Ranji Trophy: Pragyan​ Ojha's 7-wkt haul puts Bengal in drivers' seat

For Vidarbha, Akshay Wakhare claimed 5/61 to return with a match haul of nine wickets.

Ranji Trophy: West Bengal host in-form Vidarbha

Ranji Trophy: West Bengal host in-form Vidarbha

With Saha doing India duty, the onus will be on skipper Tiwary to put the runs on board for Bengal.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal take handy lead over Delhi as Pragyan Ojha, Ashoke Dinda shine

Ranji Trophy: Bengal take handy lead over Delhi as Pragyan Ojha, Ashoke Dinda shine

Pragyan Ojha (4/77) ensured an 108-run first innings lead over Delhi in an ill-tempered third day of Ranji Trophy here.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal in hunt for a lead against Rajasthan

Bengal rode unbeaten half-centuries from skipper Manoj Tiwary and Abhimanyu Easwaran to remain on course for a first-innings lead against Team Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy cricket fixture here on Saturday.

Ranji Trophy: Bengal stare at innings defeat after Karnataka pile up 537/9

Ranji Trophy: Bengal stare at innings defeat after Karnataka pile up 537/9

Defending champion Karnataka's batsmen showed why they are cut above the rest as they made feast of a mediocre Bengal bowling as they are in sights of an outright win in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter.

Ranji Trophy: Karun Nair hits ton as Karnataka take 1st innings vs Bengal

Ranji Trophy: Karun Nair hits ton as Karnataka take 1st innings vs Bengal

Karun Nair made a mincemeat of Bengal bowling with a crushing century as defending champions Karnataka comfortably took the first innings lead against Bengal in a Ranji Trophy group league encounter, here on Friday.

Telangana sportstars come forward to help farmers' families

Telangana sportstars come forward to help farmers' families

Leading sportspersons from Telangana have come forward to help families of farmers who have committed suicide due to debt burden and crop failure.

India A batsmen falter again on Day 3 against Australia A

India A batsmen falter again on Day 3 against Australia A

With their backs to the wall after conceding a big first innings lead, India A top-order faltered once again to reach 265 for six at the end of third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test' here on Friday.

BCCI must shift their focus towards India's 'spin dilemma'

Comeback of veteran spinners Harbhajan Singh and Amit Mishra in the Test fold after a significant gap has given a clear picture about the crisis Team India has been facing over the years in the spin department.