Taking 20 wkts will be key to success in Australia: Sunil Gavaskar
Taking 20 wkts will be key to success in Australia: Sunil Gavaskar

 India's success in the upcoming Australia tour would hinge upon their ability to take 20 wickets, reckons former batting great Sunil Gavaskar.

Cyclone 'Hudhud' costs India No.1 spot in ICC rankings
Cyclone 'Hudhud' costs India No.1 spot in ICC rankings

The cancellation of their third ODI against the West Indies in Visakhapatnam due to cyclone 'hudhud' has cost India a chance to regain the number one spot even as Australia grabbed the numero uno position in the ICC rankings issued on Monday.

Varun Aaron to work under Glenn McGrath at MRF Pace Foundation
Varun Aaron to work under Glenn McGrath at MRF Pace Foundation

India's fastest bowler Varun Aaron has started his 10-day training programme under Aussie legend Glenn McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tie-up between the BCCI and company.

No role in BCCI elections as of now, declares Lalit Modi
No role in BCCI elections as of now, declares Lalit Modi

 Although relieved at his passport restored following the Delhi High Court verdict, Lalit Modi said that he "will not have any role to play" in the upcoming BCCI Annual General Meeting as the Supreme Court-appointed Mukul Mudgal committee has not submitted its report yet.

I will be soon playing for Team India: Irfan Pathan
I will be soon playing for Team India: Irfan Pathan

 Out-of-favour Indian pacer Irfan Pathan is confident of making a "comeback" to the national fold and said that he would focus on the Ranji Trophy matches to make his presence felt. "Irfan will return very soon. For that my focus is on the forthcoming Ranji matches. I will play all the Ranji Trophy matches and if you play four-day cricket, it would be easier to play one-day cricket," the all-rounder told reporters here on Thursday.

Micromax bags Title Sponsorship of Indian cricket for Rs 18 crore
Micromax bags Title Sponsorship of Indian cricket for Rs 18 crore

 The Marketing Committee of the BCCI awarded the Title Sponsorship for the International Series and Domestic Tournaments to be played in India during the 2014-15 season to Micromax Informatics Limited for an approximate fee of Rs 18 crore, here on Thursday.

Support staff changes could have been made after ODIs: Rahul Dravid

Indian batting legend Rahul Dravid has said that he would have preferred to wait till the end of India`s England tour to make changes to the support staff as such decisions could be "tough on everyone concerned".

India retain fourth position in Test rankings

India have retained their fourth position in the ICC Test rankings despite a loss in the third cricket Test England at Southampton with the five-match series currently locked at 1-1.

3rd Test, Day 1: Alastair Cook back in form as England reach 247/2 after Gary Ballance ton

Skipper Alastair Cook marked his return to form with a dogged 95 while youngster Gary Ballance hit his second successive century as England reached a comfortable 247 for two against India on the opening day of the third cricket Test, here today.

India bowl just 13 overs before lunch against Leicestershire

Rain continued to play spoilsport here as India could only bowl 13 overs before lunch on the third and final day of their opening tour game against Leicestershire during which the hosts scored 71 for one.

MS Dhoni & Co. can learn a lot from cash-deprived Sri Lanka

Team India needs to show the intent which the Lankans did against England.

No point thinking about criticism, can`t stop it: Rohit Sharma

With some fine performances in all three formats of the game, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma says he has answered most of his critics quite emphatically in the past one year but cannot really do much about those who keep thinking about him like obsessive lovers.

When you think of Viru, you think of joy: Dravid

Former India skipper Rahul Dravid may have been the quintessential modern-day batsman of this generation but that doesn`t stop him from praising the unorthodox yet effective Virender Sehwag, saying his former mate is still a joy to watch.

N Srinivasan meets Arun Jaitley at ministry office

BCCI`s president-in-exile N Srinivasan dropped in to meet finance minister Arun Jaitley here on Monday.

Yuvraj interacts with child cancer patients

Flamboyant Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who himself recovered from a rare germ cell cancer interacted with child cancer patients on Friday, set to take part in an international sports event in Moscow.

Indian cricketers wish hockey team ahead of World Cup campaign

Some of the biggest names in Indian cricket today wished luck to the Sardar Singh-led hockey team which will start its World Cup campaign against Belgium at The Hague in The Netherlands, tomorrow.

I have become a better player post Zimbabwe tour: Rasool

The Bangladesh tour will be his second stint with the Indian team and Parveez Rasool feels he has become a better cricketer in the interim period having led Jammu and Kashmir from the front.

Selectors to name teams for Bangla, England; Uthappa in fray

Prolific opener Robin Uthappa is all set to make a comeback into the Indian team in the limited overs version as the selection committee might think about giving regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy Virat Kohli much needed rest ahead of the tour of England.

Farooq Abdullah continues as JKCA pesident

Union Minister Farooq Abdullah has been elected as the president of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) amidst walkout by some `disgruntled` members of the body.

Former Indian cricket team manager Kotwal dead

Keki Kotwal, a former cricket sub committee member of the Cricket Club of India, who went as manager of the Indian team to the ICC Knockout tournament in Nairobi, Kenya in October 2000, passed away here today.