Under-fire Ishant Sharma works overtime with bowling coach in optional practice

Under-fire Indian pacer Ishant Sharma whose sloppy bowling cost India the third ODI against Australia on Monday worked overtime with bowling coach Joe Dawes even as his teammates took a day`s break ahead of their fourth match on Wednesday.

MS Dhoni rested for Zimbabwe tour; J&K’s Parvez Rasool included

After missing the tri-nation series being played in West Indies due to hamstring injury, India skipper MS Dhoni was also rested for the upcoming Zimbabwe series.

Indian cricketers drive in fast lane at Indian F1 track

Savouring their stupendous series-win over Australia, six Indian cricketers, including skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, today spent time driving on the Buddh International Circuit in India’s only Formula One track.

Ganguly wants India to win at home and abroad

Having re-established their hegemony in the familiar environs of home with three successive Test wins against Australia, India should strive to once again become a force to reckon with in the alien conditions abroad, feels former captain Sourav Ganguly.

Smith`s wicket was more satisfying: Ashwin

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin termed his delivery to dismiss Steven Smith as a more ‘satisfying one’ compared to the one that helped him get rid of Mitchell Johnson on the opening day of the fourth and final Test against Australia here on Friday.

Cracking Kotla pitch back in the news

The pitch at the Feroz Shah Kotla is in the news again. It has shown signs of cracking on day one of the fourth Test between India and Australia. The experts do not see the match lasting the full five days.

Gambhir, Ishant out of second Test; Laxman doubtful

Gautam Gambhir and pacer Ishant Sharma were ruled out of the second Test while VVS Laxman became doubtful.