India vs Sri Lanka: Captaincy may give more confidence to Virat Kohli
India vs Sri Lanka: Captaincy may give more confidence to Virat Kohli

The mainstay of Indian batting line up Virat Kohli, who has recently found his form back against West Indies, will be the stand-in skipper against Sri Lanka for the first three ODIs.

MS Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Virat Kohli to lead
MS Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Virat Kohli to lead

 Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Tuesday rested for the first three One-day Internationals against Sri Lanka next month and batting mainstay Virat Kohli will lead the side in his absence.

India-Australia final ideal for 2015 Cricket World Cup: Ricky Ponting
India-Australia final ideal for 2015 Cricket World Cup: Ricky Ponting

Two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting said Saturday that an India-Australia clash will serve up as an ideal final for the 2015 World Cup to be held in his country and New Zealand from Feb 14 to Mar 29.

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.

With Virat Kohli back in form, Indian batting line gets much need boost
With Virat Kohli back in form, Indian batting line gets much need boost

Finally, the linchpin of India batting lineup, Virat Kohli, is back after a slump in form during the entire England tour.

Captaincy in all three formats creating problems for Dhoni
Captaincy in all three formats creating problems for Dhoni

Former Australian World Cup winning captains Allan Border, Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting are of the opinion that leading India in all three formats of the game is troubling Mahendra Singh Dhoni, especially in Tests, and Virat Kohli must be groomed to take over the Test captaincy.

People expect runs from me everytime: Virat Kohli
People expect runs from me everytime: Virat Kohli

Back in business after a belligerent century in India's thumping win against West Indies in the fourth ODI, Virat Kohli said that he is getting used to the burden of expectations from people all around.

Virat Kohli ton seals curtailed series for India
Virat Kohli ton seals curtailed series for India

 Virat Kohli struck a rollicking 127 as India fashioned a 59-run win over the West Indies here on Friday, effectively sealing the ODI series 2-1 after the visitors dramatically pulled out from the remainder of the tour over an acrimonious pay dispute with their board.

Kohli ton propels India to 330/6
Kohli ton propels India to 330/6

Virat Kohli slammed his 20th One-Day International (ODI) century (127) to help India post 330 for six in the fourth ODI of a five-match series against the West Indies at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium here Friday.

Sourav Ganguly confident of India defending Cricket World Cup title
Sourav Ganguly confident of India defending Cricket World Cup title

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is confident that India will defend the Cricket World Cup title next year Down Under. Known for his astute judgement and reading of the game, Ganguly said that India, under captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is still a team to beat in the One-Day format.

Ajinkya Rahane - new weapon in MS Dhoni's arsenal
Ajinkya Rahane - new weapon in MS Dhoni's arsenal

The ICC World Cup is just few months away, which is scheduled to take place in Australia and New Zealand from February next year. Being the world champions, India will try to defend the coveted title.

Australia reclaim top ODI ranking with Pakistan sweep
Australia reclaim top ODI ranking with Pakistan sweep

Australia have returned to the top of the one-day international rankings following their 3-0 whitewash of Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.

Ravi Shastri, Sunil Gavaskar earn more from BCCI than even MS Dhoni
Ravi Shastri, Sunil Gavaskar earn more from BCCI than even MS Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been leading the Indian team, across all formats for quite some time now. In fact, the the Jharkhand-lad is arguably the most successful Indian skipper of all time as well.

India vs West Indies: We didn't play to our potential, says skipper MS Dhoni
India vs West Indies: We didn't play to our potential, says skipper MS Dhoni

Despite staging a remarkable recovery act to level the series, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not at all satisfied with his team's effort as he feels that there are "few things missing" in their game and the boys need to "pull up their socks".

West Indies collapse after good start as India win to level series
West Indies collapse after good start as India win to level series

India relied on their bowlers to stage a remarkable recovery scripting a comfortable 48-run win in the second cricket One-day international against the West Indies to level the five-match series 1-1, here on Saturday.

Poor form of Virat Kohli worrying sign for India
Poor form of Virat Kohli worrying sign for India

Virat Kohli is certainly the most prolific batsman in the current Indian squad. But the naturally aggressive batsman's current form must be giving Indian skipper MS Dhoni sleepless nights, as the biggest cricketing extravaganza – ICC World Cup – is just round the corner.

2nd ODI: Ticket sales for the India versus Windies ODI in capital begins
2nd ODI: Ticket sales for the India versus Windies ODI in capital begins

 The ticket sales for the second ODI between India and West Indies commenced here on Thursday with prices ranging between Rs 500 to Rs 8000.

1st ODI: India vs West Indies - Statistical highlights
1st ODI: India vs West Indies - Statistical highlights

 Statistical highlights of the opening ODI between India and West Indies here.

MS Dhoni sole Indian on Forbes' most valuable athlete brand list
MS Dhoni sole Indian on Forbes' most valuable athlete brand list

 India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the sole Indian sportsman to figure on Forbes' list of the world's most valuable athlete brands, a list that has been topped by American basketball player LeBron James and includes golfer Tiger Woods and tennis stars Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni backs his mediocre bowlers, says they did a decent job
Mahendra Singh Dhoni backs his mediocre bowlers, says they did a decent job

Barring Bhuvneshwar Kumar all the Indian bowlers leaked runs in the first ODI against West Indies, but home team skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has backed his underfire bowling attack despite crashing to an embarrassing 124-run loss in the series opener here.