MS Dhoni wants Indian attack ready for World Cup slog
MS Dhoni wants Indian attack ready for World Cup slog

 India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his side`s pacemen would need to hone their skills bowling in the `slog-overs` if the world champions were to defend their title in Australia and New Zealand early next year.

India likely to rest key players for 5th ODI
India likely to rest key players for 5th ODI

After taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead after the nine-wicket win in the fourth ODI against England, India is likely to give a break to many of their key players in the fifth and final match at Leeds, here on Friday.

BCCI needs to handle Varun Aaron with care: John Gloster

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) must take special care of injury-prone fast bowler Varun Aaron to ensure he has a long and successful international career, feels former national team physio John Gloster.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni hints at quitting captaincy after yet another overseas debacle

India`s recent saga of spineless performances touched a new low as they crashed to a humiliating innings and 244 runs defeat well inside three days in the fifth and final cricket Test against England, who clinched the series with a 3-1 margin, here on Sunday.

5th Test: England thrash India by innings and 244 runs, win series 3-1

India`s recent saga of spineless performances touched a new low as they crashed to a humiliating innings and 244 runs defeat well inside three days in the fifth and final cricket Test against England, who clinched the series with a 3-1 margin, here on Sunday.

India vs England 2014: Can MS Dhoni`s men fight against all odds to level series?

The momentum for sure lies with England, but only if India can play with the fighting intent, there is no reason why they cannot level the series at The Oval.

We will continue with our five-bowler strategy, says MS Dhoni

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has once again reiterated that he will not deviate from his strategy of playing five bowlers ahead of the fifth and final cricket Test against England starting on Friday.

Last chance for MSD & Co. to prove a point

Last Test of the five-match series between India and England is scheduled to start from August 15, at The Oval. This would certainly be the last chance for MS Dhoni & Co. to level the series and go back home with their chin up.

Old Trafford Test: Rain plays spoilsport but England take 85-run lead

England consolidated their position by taking a handy 85-run lead as they reached 237 for six before heavy rain washed away nearly two sessions of play on the second day of the fourth cricket Test against India, here Friday.

Match is hanging in balance: Ian Bell

England have extended their lead to 85 runs against India but Ian Bell says the fourth Test match was still hanging in balance.

`Duck-back`: Indian batsmen equal record zeros in Old Trafford 1st innings

The Indian team on Thursday became the owner of an ignominous statistic with six of their batsmen getting without scoring thereby equalling the record number of six ducks in a single Test inning by an international team.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar`s swollen ankle cause of concern for India

Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar`s swollen ankle will certainly keep the Indian team management worried ahead of their fourth cricket Test against England at the Old Trafford starting August 7.

It`s frustrating to miss England series: Zaheer Khan

Veteran pacer Zaheer Khan said it was disappointing to miss the England series due to the injury as he had undergone rigorous training sessions to be part of the squad.

Wicket is easy for batsmen, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

India medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar today blamed the pitch here for the bowling attack`s poor showing in the ongoing third Test as England declared at 569/7 in their first innings.

3rd Test, Day 2: India lose Dhawan early as Bell, Buttler cut loose

Ian Bell rediscovered his form with sparkling 167 as England piled up a mammoth first innings total of 569/7 to take control of the third cricket Test against India here today.

England seek self-respect against India

England won`t just be looking to end a sequence of 10 Tests without a win when they face India in the third Test at Southampton on Sunday, they will be aiming to restore their pride.

India vs England: Big Test but will stay aggressive, says Jos Butler

Set to make his Test debut against India in the third match of the series, England wicketkeeper batsman Jos Butler says it would be a big Test for him but he is determined to play aggressive cricket.

Time for Cheteshwar Pujara to put heavy price tag on his wicket

Since the retirement of `the wall` Rahul Dravid, Cheteshwar Pujara has been seen as his successor.

MS Dhoni a far better keeper than he showed at Lord`s, says Farokh Engineer

Former Indian wicket-keeping great Farokh Engineer has questioned skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s ploy to stand back against spinner Ravindra Jadeja during the second Test at Lord`s.

Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar climb up ICC Test rankings chart

India`s historic win at Lord`s, only their second at the home of cricket in 82 years, has seen Indian players Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane make noticeable improvements in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, released on Tuesday.