In what would come as a change of plan for the Indian cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni might captain the side in the opening Test against Australia as he has joined the squad well in time for the four-match series, which had to be rescheduled following Phillip Hughes' death.
The preliminary list of 30 Indian probables for the upcoming World Cup in Australia and New Zealand is to be finalised here tomorrow by the national selectors, who may include a few proven but currently out-of-form cricketers.
Despite being one of the most swashbuckling cricketers the game has seen, Virender Sehwag's downfall of late has been an unplesant sight for fans across the world. But now that the veteran has expressed his desire to see his name in India's World Cup probables list, the question is whether it is actually possible?
The Indian cricket team on Friday held a closed training session at the net facilities of Adelaide Oval, a day after their two-day warm-up game here was scrapped following the tragic death of Phillip Hughes.
The Indian cricket team's second warm-up game against Cricket Australia XI here has been called off following the tragic death of Phillip Hughes. The two-day match, which was to begin tomorrow, was India's last practice fixture before the first Test against Australia, scheduled to start in Brisbane from December 4.
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.
By the end of the five-match series between India and Sri Lanka, even though Virat Kohli was adjudged as the Player of the Tournament, the stats showed he was ten runs behind his counterpart Angelo Mathews, who ended up being the highest run-scorer with 329 runs.
Former captain Rahul Dravid on Thursday said India are one of the strong contenders for the 2015 World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand as the team has the "advantage of playing five bowlers" in a match.
Sachin Tendulkar's awe-inspiring career, which lasted more than two decades, would have been incomplete had he not been a part of the 2011 World Cup winning Indian cricket team, feels Pakistani pace legend Wasim Akram.