Confident of a good showing in the Champions League Twenty20 and the domestic season ahead, all-rounder Yusuf Pathan has said there is enough time before the 2015 World Cup for him to prove his mettle and make a comeback into the Indian team.
Terming sprinter Dutee Chand`s exclusion from the Indian team for the Commonwealth Games as "painful", Odisha government Saturday said it will seek a reply from the Athletic Federation of India and Sports Authority of India as to why the girl alone was subjected to such a test.
Hopeful of achieving his "ultimate goal" of making a comeback to the Indian team, all-rounder Irfan Pathan Friday said he was looking forward to use the opportunity provided by the Indian Premier League (IPL).
India`s bowling coach Joe Dawes has been under-fire for quite sometime as his `out of the box` coaching methods are simply not working and there was a distinct lack of energy evident among the Indian players ahead of their opening warm-up tie against Sri Lanka tomorrow.
Retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar is optimistic about the chances of the under-performing Indian team successfully defending its World Cup crown next year, and wants the fans to lend it a whole-hearted support.
Humiliated and winless for quite a while, a bruised Indian cricket team would seek to rediscover the lost touch in a five-way battle for regional supremacy when the 12th Asia Cup one-day cricket tournament starts tomorrow.
Disappointed at being ignored by by city franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) during the IPL players auctions, middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary is eyeing to stage a comeback to the Indian cricket team through impressive performances in the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Indian team is scheduled to play their first Test of New Zealand tour on Thursday in Auckland at Eden Park. It`s a two-match Test series between two nations who are quite contract in their rankings. If, the Black Caps are ranked eighth in the ICC Test rankings, then the visitors are holding the number two spot.
He has established himself as a Test mainstay in the Indian team and rising batsman Cheteshwar Pujara says he is now working hard to make the one-day squad to realise his dream of playing in the World Cup, which is scheduled next year.
Amid the cloud of uncertainty that hovers over India`s tour of South Africa, batting mainstay Virat Kohli today said the upcoming rubber is important as it will "set the standards for this young" national cricket team.
The Indian team for the upcoming ODI series in Zimbabwe is missing some key players, including inspirational captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who have been rested, but skipper for the tour Virat Kohli today described the squad as a strong one.