ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable
ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable

Loaded with free-stroking batsmen but missing match-winning bowlers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s India will look to chase down -- rather than defend -- the World Cup title they won four years ago.

Tri-series, 5th ODI: In Rohit's absence, India need Kohli, Rahane to fire
Tri-series, 5th ODI: In Rohit's absence, India need Kohli, Rahane to fire

India will play against Australia in the fifth ODI of the tri-series on Monday at SCG, which a crucial match for MS Dhoni & Co.

India look emotionally drained: Danny Morrison
India look emotionally drained: Danny Morrison

Disappointed with India's performance in the ongoing tour of Australia, former New Zealand cricketer Danny Morrison feels the touring side looks "emotionally drained".

India's ICC World Cup preparations take a hit in tri-series
India's ICC World Cup preparations take a hit in tri-series

It was meant to be a dress rehearsal for the ODI World Cup next month but the Indian cricket team has been left grappling with selection issues in the ongoing tri-series against Australia and England, failing to find the combination that would be good enough for the marquee event.

With top World Cup contenders showcasing batting prowess, India are at back-foot
With top World Cup contenders showcasing batting prowess, India are at back-foot

Ahead of the ICC World Cup 2015, most of the countries who are considered as the major contenders to win the marquee event are gearing up for the much-awaited event by playing One Day tournaments in different parts of the world.

Is it right to change Virat Kohli's batting position ahead of World Cup 2015?
Is it right to change Virat Kohli's batting position ahead of World Cup 2015?

The mainstay of Indian batting line-up - Virat Kohli - sacrificed his one-down position for Ajinkya Rahane during India's opening match of the triangular series against home team Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground, as the former played at number four.

ODI tri-series: Australia vs India - Preview
ODI tri-series: Australia vs India - Preview

All set to defend their cricket World Cup crown in less than a month, India will get their preparations underway with the aim of finding the right combination for the marquee event when they take on Australia in their opening match of the ongoing ODI tri-series here on Sunday.

Can India win the tri-series relying solely on their batting might?
Can India win the tri-series relying solely on their batting might?

In the recently concluded Border-Gavasker series, Indian batsmen gave a good account of themselves, especially with regards to facing Mitchell Johnson and his mates.

India needs to sort out its bowling combinations, feels Javagal Srinath
India needs to sort out its bowling combinations, feels Javagal Srinath

Former India pace spearhead Javagal Srinath has raised doubts about the team's bowling attack ahead of the upcoming ODI cricket World Cup though he has rated the defending champions' batting line-up as the strongest going into the showpiece event.

Meet India's 15-member World Cup squad

India's 15-man squad for ICC Cricket World Cup, 2015 has been announced. BCCI opted to select injured Ravindra Jadeja alongside Axar Patel and Stuart Binny and ignored the likes of Robin Uthappa, Yuvraj Singh and Murali Vijay.

India's World Cup squad: Who will be in, who out?

India's World Cup squad: Who will be in, who out?

List of Indian players who could miss out on 15-man World Cup 2015 squad
List of Indian players who could miss out on 15-man World Cup 2015 squad

Indian national selectors will sit on Tuesday to pick up the 15-member World Cup squad, which is scheduled to start from February 14 in Australia and New Zealand.

Who should be Virat Kohli's deputy in Test cricket?
Who should be Virat Kohli's deputy in Test cricket?

With Mahendra Singh Dhoni's sudden retirement after the drawn third Test in Melbourne, Virat Kohli was elevated to the status of a full-time India captain in the longer format of the game.

Respect MS Dhoni​'s selfless act, wait for Virat Kohli to grow: Ravi Shastri
Respect MS Dhoni​'s selfless act, wait for Virat Kohli to grow: Ravi Shastri

New Indian captain Virat Kohli should channelise his aggressive attitude in the right direction, according to Team Director Ravi Shastri, who said Mahendra Singh Dhoni's "selfless act" of retiring from Test cricket format at the right time should also be given its due respect.

Combative Virat Kohli represents new-age India: Dean Jones
Combative Virat Kohli represents new-age India: Dean Jones

Terming Virat Kohli "new king of world cricket", former Australian batsman Dean Jones said the newly-appointed Test captain represents a new, young and vibrant India.

Is Ishant Sharma India's new Test vice-captain?
Is Ishant Sharma India's new Test vice-captain?

If reports are to believed, Ishant Sharma will be newly anointed Test captain Virat Kohli's deputy. Following Mahendra Singh Dhoni's sudden retirement from the five-day format of the game, vice-captain Kolhi was appointed India captain, thus leaving the position vacant.

Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin in fray to become Virat Kohli's deputy
Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin in fray to become Virat Kohli's deputy

The sudden decision of Mahendra Singh Dhoni to retire from Test cricket has also given rise to a question as to who will be Virat Kohli's deputy with the names of Ajinkya Rahane and Ravichandran Ashwin emerging as possible candidates.

India will improve in next 12 months: Ravi Shastri
India will improve in next 12 months: Ravi Shastri

Despite India losing the Border-Gavaskar Trophy following the draw against Australia in the third Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), team director Ravi Shastri has said that the team is young and it they will improve in next 12 months.

Virat Kohli at 15th spot in latest ICC Player Rankings
Virat Kohli at 15th spot in latest ICC Player Rankings

 Newly-appointed India Test skipper Virat Kohli has jumped four places to 15th spot in the latest ICC Player Rankings after his good performance in the drawn third cricket Test at Melbourne.

Australia regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy after India force draw in Melbourne
Australia regain Border-Gavaskar Trophy after India force draw in Melbourne

 Australia on Tuesday regained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after the third cricket Test ended in an exciting draw with a jittery India just about managing to avoid an embarrassing defeat here.