30-man World Cup probables: In defence of infusing young blood in Indian team
30-man World Cup probables: In defence of infusing young blood in Indian team

In their bid to defend the World Cup title in 2015, Sandeep Patil-led Indian selectors infused young blood and ignored Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir. Inclusion of unheralded players like Axar Patel, Kedar Jadhav, Manoj Tiwary, Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma, etc in the 30-man short-list certainly reflects a new intent.

Is impromptu series against Sri Lanka blessing in disguise for 'Men in Blue'?
Is impromptu series against Sri Lanka blessing in disguise for 'Men in Blue'?

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) hardly wasted any time to finalise a series against Sri Lanka, after the West Indian players decided to call off their tour against India mid-way of the ODI series.

Wriddhiman Saha's fitness report awaited
Wriddhiman Saha's fitness report awaited

The Indian selectors will be awaiting Wriddhiman Saha's fitness report before searching for a replacement after the East Zone wicketkeeper-batsman injured his thumb during the Duleep Trophy semi-final, here on Friday.

Is impromptu series against Sri Lanka blessing in disguise for 'Men in Blue'?
Is impromptu series against Sri Lanka blessing in disguise for 'Men in Blue'?

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) hardly wasted any time to finalise a series against Sri Lanka, after the West Indian players decided to call off their tour against India mid-way of the ODI series.

Harbhajan can make a comeback to India team: Sourav Ganguly

Out of favour he might be right now but former Indian captain former captain Sourav Ganguly feels seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh can make a comeback if the selectors look beyond those favoured by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Asia Cup: Ishant Sharma, Suresh Raina finally face the heat

Indian cricketers Ishant Sharma and Suresh Raina have been finally shown the doors by the Indian selectors, for their below-par performances, while choosing the team for the the Asia Cup and World Twenty20.

Is it the end of road for Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag?

Delhi openers have to play some big knocks like Yuvraj if they want to draw similar kind of attention from Indian selectors, who are currently looking quite satisfied with the Indian batting, especially the top order.

MS Dhoni finds himself at centre of controversy

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today found himself at the centre of a controversy after the disclosure that the Cricket Board President N Srinivasan had overruled an unanimous decision of national selectors to sack him from captaincy.

Axe hanging on non-performing players

A number of players, now touring Australia, are likely to be axed when the national cricket selectors meet.

Selectors to pick final World Cup squad on Jan 17

The final 15-member Indian squad for the forthcoming World Cup in the sub continent will be picked by the selectors on January 17.