India vs Zimbabwe: Ajinkya Rahane to lead; MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli rested
India vs Zimbabwe: Ajinkya Rahane to lead; MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli rested

New The national selectors have picked the Indian team in Delhi on Monday ahead of their tour to Zimbabwe for three ODIs and two T20I. As expected senior players MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin were rested.

Time has come to decide on kind of fast bowlers we want: MS Dhoni
Time has come to decide on kind of fast bowlers we want: MS Dhoni

 India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday hit out at his fast bowlers, saying that the time has come to decide on the future of the existing pace attack.

India vs Bangladesh: Ravi Shastri furious with pace trio after ODI defeat?
India vs Bangladesh: Ravi Shastri furious with pace trio after ODI defeat?

Team director Ravi Shastri minced no words in pulling up the bowler's after Indias shocking defeat to Bangladesh in the 1st ODI at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium on Thursday.

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.

Umesh Yadav is India's first genuine fast bowler: Andy Roberts
Umesh Yadav is India's first genuine fast bowler: Andy Roberts

Very impressed with India's tearaway quick Umesh Yadav, legendary West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts feels he is the "first genuine" pacer from the country but needs to be a tad more aggressive.

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.

Was disappointed Varun Aaron was not in World Cup squad: Glenn McGrath
Was disappointed Varun Aaron was not in World Cup squad: Glenn McGrath

Impressed by Varun Aaron's speed, Australian legend Glenn McGrath on Monday said he was disappointed at the fast bowler's omission from India's World Cup squad and predicted that the pacer will be around on the international scene for a long time.

Sunil Gavaskar wants Virat Kohli to play Test in Bangladesh, skip ODIs
Sunil Gavaskar wants Virat Kohli to play Test in Bangladesh, skip ODIs

Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels that Virat Kohli should lead the national team in the one-off Test match against Bangladesh before being rested for three-match ODI series after having had gruelling five months of international cricket.

IPL 8: Pressure will be on both Kolkata and Mumbai, says Wasim Akram
IPL 8: Pressure will be on both Kolkata and Mumbai, says Wasim Akram

Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Wasim Akram on Wednesday said pressure will be on both Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Mumbai Indians (MI) when the two teams meet in the Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Thursday.

Cricketer Mohammad Kaif participates in Swachh Bharat campaign
Cricketer Mohammad Kaif participates in Swachh Bharat campaign

Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif is the latest celebrity to participate in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan after he was nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

David Warner's wicket was important for us: Umesh Yadav
David Warner's wicket was important for us: Umesh Yadav

Adjudged man-of-the-match for his for an outstanding bowling performance, Kolkata knight Riders pacer Umesh Yadav said getting rid of Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner early was the most important thing for his side in an Indian Premier League contest here on Monday.

Umesh Yadav set the game up for my boys: Gautam Gambhir
Umesh Yadav set the game up for my boys: Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir on Monday lauded pacer Umesh Yadav for setting up the 35-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad by claiming two crucial wickets in the opening over of the innings.

Credits goes to the bowlers, says Gautam Gambhir
Credits goes to the bowlers, says Gautam Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir credited his bowlers for their comprehensive six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils in the IPL twenty20 match at the Feroz Shah Kotla, here.

I'm just focusing on my line and length: Umesh Yadav
I'm just focusing on my line and length: Umesh Yadav

High on confidence after his superb World Cup performance, Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Umesh Yadav said he was focusing on his line and length to outsmart batsmen in the ongoing Indian Premier League.

IPL 2015: Pacers, Gautam Gambhir steer KKR to six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils
IPL 2015: Pacers, Gautam Gambhir steer KKR to six-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils

Riding on skipper Gautam Gambhir's third fifty in this IPL, a clinical Kolkata Knight Riders outplayed Delhi Daredevils by six wickets at the Feroz Shah Kotla, here tonight.

Steven Smith attributes patience and preparations for rich run
Steven Smith attributes patience and preparations for rich run

 Australia's captain-in-waiting, Steve Smith, attributes calm demeanour and the repetitive process of getting ready for the on-field battle as mantras for his highly successful run over the last few years.

Fast bowling becoming part of Indian cricket: Wasim Akram
Fast bowling becoming part of Indian cricket: Wasim Akram

Having mentored many pacers in India, Sultan of Swing Wasim Akram feels fast bowling is becoming an integral part of Indian cricket with youngsters finding their heroes in the likes of Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav.

I am a 'big fan' of Umesh Yadav: Dale Steyn
I am a 'big fan' of Umesh Yadav: Dale Steyn

 SunRisers Hyderabad pacer Dale Steyn says he is a "big fan" of Umesh Yadav and predicted that in coming years the Indian bowler would be one to look up to.

IPL 8: Thunderstorm denies KKR practice on Eden pitch
IPL 8: Thunderstorm denies KKR practice on Eden pitch

A thunderstorm that uprooted trees in the city, also put paid to the Kolkata Knight Riders' hopes to practice in the 22 yards of the Eden Gardens which turned soggy on Sunday.

India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Erapalli Prasanna
India need a bigger pool of fast bowlers: Erapalli Prasanna

The Indian bowling was a pleasant surprise in the recent cricket World Cup but a bigger pool of genuine fast bowlers and spinners needs to be created for the team to be a consistent force in the future, feels the legendary E Prasanna.