Ranji Trophy: Cheteshwar Pujara stikes ton on domestic return
Ranji Trophy: Cheteshwar Pujara stikes ton on domestic return

Cheteshwar Pujara made a century on his domestic return but Saurashtra still face a steep climb to overcome Vidharba's massive first innings total in the Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match here today.

Ajit Agarkar finds Cheteshwar Pujara's axing from 4th Test strange
Ajit Agarkar finds Cheteshwar Pujara's axing from 4th Test strange

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar on Tuesday said that dropping middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara for the fourth and final cricket Test against Australia was a "bit strange" and felt that he should have been given a longer run.

Sydney Test: Dropping Pujara, Dhawan shows consistent performance is need of the hour
Sydney Test: Dropping Pujara, Dhawan shows consistent performance is need of the hour

India decided to drop three big players from their line-up for the fourth Test match against Australia in Sydney which started from Tuesday. In this modern day game where the focus has changed into performance based outlook, failures turn out to be costly.

Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara expected to be axed for fourth Test
Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara expected to be axed for fourth Test

Newly appointed Indian Test captain Virat Kohli is set to make a clear statement that he is the big boy in town by axing opener Shikhar Dhawan, who reportedly stood up to him in a heated exchange in Brisbane.

Can Cheteshwar Pujara, Shikhar Dhawan regain their lost form in Sydney?
Can Cheteshwar Pujara, Shikhar Dhawan regain their lost form in Sydney?

After Virat Kohli, Ajikya Rahane and Murali Vijay managed to enhance their reputation as Test batsmen in the on-going four-match series against Australia, then a couple of other top-order batsmen need to the same at Syndey as the last chance beckons.

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.

'Spoilt brat' Virat Kohli assumes India Test helm
'Spoilt brat' Virat Kohli assumes India Test helm

Firebrand batsman Virat Kohli is likely to instill a new aggression in the Indian team as he assumes the captaincy of a Test side which badly needs to start packing a punch on its travels.

2nd Test, Brisbane: As it Happened...
2nd Test, Brisbane: As it Happened...

Live updates from Day 4 of the Gabba Test being played between India and Australia at the Brisbane Cricket Ground.

Dilip Vengsarkar bats for DRS after howlers in Tests Down Under
Dilip Vengsarkar bats for DRS after howlers in Tests Down Under

A slew of howlers by umpires in the ongoing India-Australia cricket Test series Down Under has convinced former captain Dilip Vengsarkar to come out in support of the Decision Review System (DRS), a technology whose use has been consistently opposed by BCCI.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Leaked too many runs to tailenders, admits Umesh Yadav
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Leaked too many runs to tailenders, admits Umesh Yadav

After two days of cricket, India had the upperhand in the second cricket Test -- and the advantage was stretched further on the third morning, but the Australian tail came to the rescue and gave the hosts a 97-run lead by the end of their innings Friday.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Veteran Mitchell Johnson praises debutante Josh Hazlewood
India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Veteran Mitchell Johnson praises debutante Josh Hazlewood

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson on Thursday praised debutante Josh Hazlewood for his outstanding performance on Day two of the second Test against India at Brisbane.

Virat Kohli enters top-20 of ICC Test rankings at 16th position
Virat Kohli enters top-20 of ICC Test rankings at 16th position

Indian batsman Virat Kohli on Sunday broke into the top-20 of ICC Test rankings at 16th after his stupendous back-to-back hundreds in the opening cricket Test against Australia in Adelaide.

1st Test, Day 3: India vs Australia – Statistical highlights
1st Test, Day 3: India vs Australia – Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the first Test between India and Australia at the Adelaide Oval here on Thursday.

I'll look to exploit footmarks left by Ishant: Nathan Lyon
I'll look to exploit footmarks left by Ishant: Nathan Lyon

Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon on Thursday said he will look to exploit the footmarks created by Indian pacer Ishant Sharma during his spell to David Warner on the opening day of the first cricket Test.

Adelaide Test: We proved ourselves, says Cheteshwar Pujara
Adelaide Test: We proved ourselves, says Cheteshwar Pujara

Having done his bit with the willow, Cheteshwar Pujara said India's strong reply meant the visitors' young batsmen have proven themselves on the third day of the first cricket Test versus Australia here on Thursday.

1st Test, Day 3: Ton up Virat Kohli inspires India's fight against Australia
1st Test, Day 3: Ton up Virat Kohli inspires India's fight against Australia

 Virat Kohli became only the third Indian to score a hundred on his captaincy debut as the visitors responded resolutely to Australia's mammoth first innings total by reaching 369 for five on the third day to leave the first cricket Test evenly poised here on Thursday.

Have worked on my technique, says Cheteshwar Pujara
Have worked on my technique, says Cheteshwar Pujara

He claims to have corrected the technical glitch which affected his performance during the forgettable tour of England earlier this year and Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is confident that his scoring touch will return in the upcoming Test series against Australia here.

India`s rocky start to innings in final Test leadup
India`s rocky start to innings in final Test leadup

India lost two early wickets in their search for valuable batting practice on Thursday ahead of next week`s opening Test against Australia.

Tackling Mitchell Johnson; remaining fit throughout series key for India in Oz

Once the rescheduled four-match Test series between India and Australia starts, the biggest challenge for the Indian team would be to tackle the deadly speedster Mitchell Johnson.