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.

Is it end of road for Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir?
Is it end of road for Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir?

It seems as if the cricketing careers of one of the most successful opening pairs in the history of India cricket -- Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir -- are all but over.

I see a bit of myself in him: Ravi Shastri on Virat Kohli
I see a bit of myself in him: Ravi Shastri on Virat Kohli

With India playing with a new-found spunk under stand-in skipper Virat Kohli, team director Ravi Shastri on Friday said he sees a bit of himself in the flamboyant Delhi batsman.

Lot of on-field enthusiasm is for the cameras: Bishan Singh Bedi
Lot of on-field enthusiasm is for the cameras: Bishan Singh Bedi

Not exactly a fan of exuberant celebrations on the cricket field, former Indian captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Wednesday said the players' display of emotion and enthusiasm these days is mostly for the cameras and cannot be considered gentlemanly.

India deserve number one ODI ranking: Sourav Ganguly
India deserve number one ODI ranking: Sourav Ganguly

 With three back-to-back series wins, India deserved to be the number one side in the ICC ODI rankings, said former captain Sourav Ganguly here on Tuesday.

BCCI flourished in Eden, but hijacked by TN: Bishan Singh Bedi
BCCI flourished in Eden, but hijacked by TN: Bishan Singh Bedi

 Taking at dig at Indian Cricket Board's president-in-exile N Srinivasan, spin legend Bishan Singh Bedi on Tuesday said it was a mystery to see the BCCI, which was born in Delhi and flourished at the Eden Gardens here, being hijacked by Tamil Nadu.

Kapil Dev's stint as India coach disappointed Sachin Tendulkar
Kapil Dev's stint as India coach disappointed Sachin Tendulkar

One of the finest Indian all-rounders of all time, Kapil Dev was a "disappointment" when it came to coaching, reveals batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar in his just-released autobiography 'Playing It My Way'.

100-days countdown for ICC World Cup starts from Thursday
100-days countdown for ICC World Cup starts from Thursday

The countdown for the most coveted ICC trophy – World Cup (50-overs) – has started, as the event is mere 100 days away, starting from Thursday.

Didn't know, so didn't comment in book, Sachin Tendulkar on fixing
Didn't know, so didn't comment in book, Sachin Tendulkar on fixing

 Sachin Tendulkar has shied away from touching on perhaps the darkest phase in Indian cricket -- the match-fixing scandal -- in his much-awaited autobiography, saying he chose to skirt the issue as it would have been "unwise" to comment on things he was not fully aware of.

Not privy to discussions between Sachin Tendulkar, Greg Chappell: Rahul Dravid
Not privy to discussions between Sachin Tendulkar, Greg Chappell: Rahul Dravid

 Former India captain Rahul Dravid said he was never "privy to any private conversation between two individuals" about Sachin Tendulkar's revelation in his upcoming autobiography about Greg Chappell wanting to remove the Karnataka stalwart from captaincy before 2007 World Cup.

Rahul Dravid said he knew it all but could not control Greg Chappell: Sourav Ganguly
Rahul Dravid said he knew it all but could not control Greg Chappell: Sourav Ganguly

 Sourav Ganguly on Monday disclosed that Rahul Dravid was aware of what Greg Chappell was up to during his stint as India coach but he "could not control" the Australian.

ICC People's Choice Award trophy showcased in Noida
ICC People's Choice Award trophy showcased in Noida

The ICC's LG People's Choice award was on Friday brought face-to-face with Indian cricket fans by the consumer durables brand at an exclusive preview of the Trophy here.

Indian squad for Australia tour to be picked on November 4
Indian squad for Australia tour to be picked on November 4

The Indian squad for the upcoming four-Test series in Australia will be selected here on November 4, according to BCCI sources.

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".