Bowling unit keeps MS Dhoni guessing ahead of first Test

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will have to put in some serious thinking in the next four days as to what exactly will be his team`s bowling combination in the first Test against England at Trent Bridge, starting July 9.

Seamers still a weak link for India

Seamers have let India down in the ongoing ODI series.

India Blue beat Delhi by 50 runs to win NKP Salve Challenger Trophy

Paceman Bhuvaneshwar Kumar followed up his team`s superb collective batting effort with a four-wicket haul as India Blue lifted the NKP Salve Challenger Series Trophy with a convincing 50-run victory over Delhi, on Sunday.

We want to win tomorrow before away games start: Dilshan

Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Tillakaratne Dilshan said on Monday that his team`s first aim was to gain two vital points and defend the table topper`s position in tomorrow`s match against Pune Warriors before they embark on winning away matches.

IPL 2013: Pune Warriors shock Chennai Super Kings by 24 runs

Pune Warriors bowlers kept their cool during slog overs as they shocked title contenders Chennai Super Kings comprehensively beating them by 24 runs in the Pepsi Indian Premier League, here on Monday.

Amre defends team decision to ask Dinda to bowl last over

Pune Warriors assistant coach Pravin Amre defended his team`s decision to ask listless Ashok Dinda to bowl the final few overs on Saturday, in their IPL game against Mumbai Indians, that they lost by 41 runs here.

My role is defensive with new ball: Ishant

India`s pace spearhead Ishant Sharma says he has been assigned to play a defensive role with the new ball considering swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar`s ability to strike early blows.

Clarke`s back injury adds to Australia woes

Seeking to save the third Test match, Australia`s miseries have been compounded by a back injury to skipper Michael Clarke, which has raised a question mark over his batting position going into the final day`s play of the third cricket Test on Monday.

India vs England, 4th ODI: Pacers may get assistance in cold Mohali conditions

With cold conditions persisting in the northern region for the past several days, fast bowlers are likely to get assistance in the last two ODIs between India and England at Mohali and Dharamsala.

All players responsible for win or defeat, says Gambhir

Opener Gautam Gambhir today backed the under-fire Indian bowlers, saying they alone cannot be blamed for defeats and the responsibility of a result lies with all the 11 players of the side.

Dhoni refuses to blame Fletcher, says players responsible

Duncan Fletcher`s role may be under scanner following India`s prolonged poor run of form but Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today refused to blame the coach, saying the utmost responsibility for performance lies with the players.

Nasir Jamshed – Pakistan’s next Saeed Anwar

Nasir Jamshed in some ways, reminds us of Saeed Anwar.

1st ODI: Dhoni’s ton goes in vain as Pakistan defeat India by 6 wickets

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s heroic unbeaten century under pressure went in vain as arch rivals Pakistan held their nerve to clinch the first one day international with a comfortable six-wicket victory in a low-scoring contest here on Sunday.

Hope to play alongside Tendulkar in Tests: Bhuvaneshwar

Young Indian pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, who made an impressive Twenty20 international debut against Pakistan in Bangalore, hopes to play alongside Sachin Tendulkar in Tests.

I was nervous but not under any kind of pressure: Bhuvneshwar

By his own admission, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was a bit "nervous" but certainly not overawed ahead of his dream debut against arch rivals Pakistan where he had stunning figures of 3/9 in four overs.

Bhuvneshwar can prove to be a genuine all-rounder: Coach

It is still early days but the coach who taught Bhuvaneshwar Kumar the basics of cricket, says the talented India seamer could soon prove to be a cricketer of an ilk, who epitomises the value of a true all-rounder.

India vs Pakistan 2012: Hafeez, Malik star in 5-wicket win over hosts

Pakistan on Tuesday snatched a thrilling five-wicket victory over India in the first Twenty20 International to record its first win in shortest format against arch rivals, whose bad streak continued close on the heels of their disastrous series against England.

145 would have been a safe score on this track: Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that 133 was not a defendable total on this Chinnaswamy track as the hosts went down by five wickets in the first Twenty20 International, here today.

UP fight back to gain upper hand against Punjab

Right-arm pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar scalped three wickets in an over but missed a hat-trick as Uttar Pradesh made a remarkable comeback to gain upperhand against Punjab at the end of the second day`s play in their Group A Ranji Trophy Elite division match on Friday.