'Mature' Ishant Sharma leading the pack well: Chetan Sharma
'Mature' Ishant Sharma leading the pack well: Chetan Sharma

Buoyed by the talent in India's fast bowling department, former pacer Chetan Sharma feels Ishant Sharma has matured as a bowler and is leading the pack well.

India vs Sri Lanka: Ajinkya Rahane stands up as responsible slip fielder
India vs Sri Lanka: Ajinkya Rahane stands up as responsible slip fielder

India's slip fielding has found a suitable candidate in Ajinkya Rahane who looks to be a safe bet in the position after impressing against Sri Lanka in the first Test match at Galle.

India vs Sri Lanka: R Ashwin's maturity paying dividends for visitors
India vs Sri Lanka: R Ashwin's maturity paying dividends for visitors

Ravichandran Ashwin spun Sri Lanka to a low score of 183 in the first innings of the Galle Test match on Wednesday. Ashwin stood out amongst India's four other lead bowlers and made a big contribution for the team to give them impetus in the first Test match.

Why sidelined S Sreesanth is better than other contemporary Indian seamers
Why sidelined S Sreesanth is better than other contemporary Indian seamers

Aggression, speed, perfect seam position, gifted wrist, never-say-die attitude are a few traits side-lined fast bowler S Sreesanth possesses. And somewhere deep-inside, most of the cricket experts know that producing such a fast bowler is hurricane task, at least in India.

Paras Mhambrey wants pacers to focus on bowling fast
Paras Mhambrey wants pacers to focus on bowling fast

 Newly-appointed India A bowling coach Paras Mhambrey is from the school of thought that encourages pacers to bowl fast even if they end up leaking runs on an odd occasion.

Ind A vs Aus A: Down with fever, Varun Aaron ruled out of 1st Test
Ind A vs Aus A: Down with fever, Varun Aaron ruled out of 1st Test

India 'A' were dealt with a blow as pace spearhead Varun Aaron is ruled out of the first 'Test' against Australia 'A' starting at the Chepauk, here on Wednesday.

ODI rule change is breath of fresh air: Varun Aaron
ODI rule change is breath of fresh air: Varun Aaron

Getting ready to lead the India 'A' pace attack in the upcoming two-match unofficial Test series against Australia 'A', fast bowler Varun Aaron today said the ODI rule change is like a "breath of fresh air".

Looking for pacers from North India can be an option: Glenn McGrath
Looking for pacers from North India can be an option: Glenn McGrath

Impressed with the skill-set of young speedsters at the MRF pace academy in Chennai, Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath on Wednesday said that hunting for stronger bodies from the northern part of India can be the answer to the nation's thirst for producing more fast bowlers.

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.

Planned to get wickets early, that's what happened: Varun Aaron
Planned to get wickets early, that's what happened: Varun Aaron

Awarded man of the match for his excellent bowling, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Varun Aaron on Sunday said his team had set a target to take early wickets and everything went as planned in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter against Delhi Daredevils.

We are playing with the most balanced side: RCB skipper Virat Kohli
We are playing with the most balanced side: RCB skipper Virat Kohli

After a thumping 10-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli on Sunday said the current RCB squad was the most balanced one in terms of both batting and bowling.

Delhi Daredevils were outplayed in all departments: JP Duminy
Delhi Daredevils were outplayed in all departments: JP Duminy

Delhi Daredevils skipper JP Duminy admitted that his side was "outplayed" in all departments of the game by Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League match here.

IPL 2015: Adam Milne, Mitchell Starc return will give RCB bowling a big boost, says Virat Kohli
IPL 2015: Adam Milne, Mitchell Starc return will give RCB bowling a big boost, says Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore may have faltered against Sunrisers Hyderabad after notching up a win in their first game, but captain Virat Kohli expects a complete turnaround once Adam Milne and Mitchell Starc recover from their respective injuries to make it to the playing XI.

Allan Donald says Varun Aaron can play big role in RCB pace attack
Allan Donald says Varun Aaron can play big role in RCB pace attack

Royal Challengers Bangalore bowling coach Allan Donald has said in the absence of Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, who both had a very fruitful World Cup, pacer Varun Aaron can play an important role in the pace attack for RCB this IPL season.

Extra responsibility acts as motivation: Varun Aaron
Extra responsibility acts as motivation: Varun Aaron

Following untimely injuries to Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Varun Aaron is ready to step up and believes that the extra responsibility would act as motivation.

Irani Trophy: Karnataka stretch their lead to 321 runs
Irani Trophy: Karnataka stretch their lead to 321 runs

Karnataka put up a much improved batting effort in their second innings to lead Rest of India by 321 runs on day three of Irani Cup here on Thursday.

Varun Aaron makes Karnataka feel the heat on Day 1 of Irani Cup
Varun Aaron makes Karnataka feel the heat on Day 1 of Irani Cup

Pace spearhead Varun Aaron wrecked Karnataka with a six-wicket haul to help Rest of India bowl out the Ranji Trophy champions for 244 on day one of the Irani Cup here on Tuesday.

Rahul Dravid backs Virat Kohli as long-term Test captain
Rahul Dravid backs Virat Kohli as long-term Test captain

Batting legend Rahul Dravid has backed Virat Kohli to lead the Indian cricket team on a long- term basis, describing him as the ideal leader around whom the country can plan its Test future.

India should stick with their bunch of bowlers: Damien Fleming
India should stick with their bunch of bowlers: Damien Fleming

 The Indian bowling might have come under heavy criticism from all quarters after the 2-0 Test series loss, but former Australia cricketer Damien Fleming insists that sticking to the present bunch of bowlers will be beneficial in the longer run.