Pakistan lose Ahmed Shehzad, Shoaib Maqsood to injuries
Pakistan lose Ahmed Shehzad, Shoaib Maqsood to injuries

Pakistan have lost two of their young batsman, Ahmed Shehzad and Sohaib Maqsood, for the one-day series against New Zealand due to fitness issues.

Five Indian players to watch out for in Test series Down Under

Five Indian players to watch out for in Test series Down Under

Australia replace Gurinde Sandhu with Harry Conway in team facing India
Australia replace Gurinde Sandhu with Harry Conway in team facing India

 New South Wales (NSW) fast bowler Harry Conway replaced bowler Gurinder Sandhu in the CA XI squad in the first tour match against India as the Indian-origin player was selected for the NSW Blues’ squad that will play South Australia in their Sheffield Shield clash Nov 25.

Ahmed Shehzad fit for New Zealand ODIs, Sohaib Maqsood out
Ahmed Shehzad fit for New Zealand ODIs, Sohaib Maqsood out

Pakistan received some good news on their injured key players Saturday with opener Ahmed Shehzad set to return for the limited over series against New Zealand.

Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers advance in rankings
Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers advance in rankings

Pakistan and New Zealand cricketers progressed in the Test rankings following their drawn second Test, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) release Saturday.

Australia rest pace trio ahead of India series
Australia rest pace trio ahead of India series

Cricket Australia (CA) Saturday opted to rest pace trio Mitchell Johnson, Peter Siddle and Josh Hazlewood for the upcoming Sheffield Shield round matches, keeping in mind the upcoming Test series against India.

Couple of two day matches not sufficient: Sourav Ganguly
Couple of two day matches not sufficient: Sourav Ganguly

Not really impressed with the preparation that India will have going into the Test series against Australia, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Saturday said a couple of two-day practice games are just not enough.

Cricket Australia prepared for early morning arrival by Indian team: Report
Cricket Australia prepared for early morning arrival by Indian team: Report

Cricket Australia's officials were all geared up this morning to receive the Indian cricket team for the much-anticipated Test and limited-overs series here -- the only problem was that they got the timing of the visitors' arrival wrong.

Australia eye top ODI spot on back of sizzling Steve Smith
Australia eye top ODI spot on back of sizzling Steve Smith

Australia may have already clinched the series against South Africa but they have the incentive of top spot on the world one-day rankings in Sunday`s fifth ODI in Sydney.

Indian cricket team leaves for Australia Test series
Indian cricket team leaves for Australia Test series

An 18-member Indian team, led by Virat Kohli, on Saturday left for Australia to play in the four-match Test series starting at Brisbane from December 4.

There's no reason why India can't perform in Australia: Ravi Shastri
There's no reason why India can't perform in Australia: Ravi Shastri

Team India's director of cricket, Ravi Shastri gave pep talk in the hope of instilling confidence in the squad before leaving the demanding tour of Australia on Friday.

Dilip Vengsarkar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma receive BCCI awards
Dilip Vengsarkar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma receive BCCI awards

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) felicitated former Indian skipper Dilip Vengsarkar on Friday by honouring him with the C K Nayudu Lifetime achievement award, for his contribution to Indian cricket.

We've got to stop airing our laundry in public: Brian Lara
We've got to stop airing our laundry in public: Brian Lara

 Sympathising with the West Indies players for their India tour pull-out after a fallout with the WICB, Caribbean legend Brian Lara said that communication between the players' and the board is key and its time to stop making internal issues a public matter.

Brendan McCullum, Misbah-ul Haq hail exciting Dubai Test
Brendan McCullum, Misbah-ul Haq hail exciting Dubai Test

New Zealand and Pakistan captains Brendon McCullum and Misbah-ul Haq hailed the rivetting Test between their countries which ended in an exciting draw Friday.

1st ODI: Shakib Al Hasan leads Bangladesh to crushing win over Zimbabwe
1st ODI: Shakib Al Hasan leads Bangladesh to crushing win over Zimbabwe

 Shakib Al Hasan starred with bat and ball to lead Bangladesh to a crushing 87-run victory in their first one-day international against Zimbabwe in Chittagong on Friday.

Duncan Fletcher to join Indian team in Australia
Duncan Fletcher to join Indian team in Australia

 Indian coach Duncan Fletcher, who was not present at the pre-departure press conference here today, is reported to join the Virat Kohli-led team in Australia from his native place South Africa.

Oz tour will give an advantage to India in World Cup: VVS Laxman
Oz tour will give an advantage to India in World Cup: VVS Laxman

 For batting legend VVS Laxman there are no clear favourites for next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, but the stylish Hyderabadi feels India will surely enjoy an "advantage" having spent a considerable amount of time Down Under before the mega-event.

Pakistan salvage draw after Ross Taylor`s century
Pakistan salvage draw after Ross Taylor`s century

Pakistan salvaged a draw in the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai on Friday after being set a challenging target of 261 off 72 overs on the back of a brilliant hundred by Ross Taylor. 

We can beat Australia in their own backyard: Virat Kohli
We can beat Australia in their own backyard: Virat Kohli

 Set to embark for a gruelling Test tour of Australia starting December 4, star batsman Virat Kohli on Friday said that India will play aggressive and positive cricket in their four-match series and his young side can beat the Aussies in their own backyard.

India team set to leave to Australia without WAG's
India team set to leave to Australia without WAG's

The Indian cricket team will be leaving to Australian on late Friday night but without their Wife and Girlfriend's (WAG's).