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Sri Lanka's tour of New Zealand: Uncapped Vishwa Fernando replaces injured Dhammika Prasad

Sri Lanka's tour of New Zealand: Uncapped Vishwa Fernando replaces injured Dhammika Prasad

Vishwa Fernando replaces injured Dhammika Prasad for their tour of New Zealand.

Playing in New Zealand will be tough challenge: Midfielder Manpreet Singh

New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Midfielder Manpreet Singh, who has made a comeback in the Indian hockey team following an injury, said that playing in New Zealand will be a tough challenge for them.

India boosted by Australia, New Zealand losses, says MS Dhoni

India boosted by Australia, New Zealand losses, says MS Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said lessons learned on past Australian tours were holding his side in good stead in their World Cup title defence.

Sunil Gavaskar demands young coach for Team India

Many armchair critics are raising fingers on India skipper MS Dhoni for team`s poor run in the recent past, but legendary Indian cricketer, Sunil Gavaskar thinks that India coach Duncan Fletcher needs to be changed.

Chris Gayle returns for T-20 series against England

Explosive opening batsman Chris Gayle has returned to the West Indies squad for the three-match Twenty20 series against England, starting Sunday.

NZ tour a learning curve for young Indian team: Dhawan

India`s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday said the current Test squad will only get better with time as they gain in experience, and that the New Zealand tour has been another learning curve for them.

3rd ODI: India vs New Zealand - Preview

Their campaign in tatters after two consecutive defeats, India need to regroup quickly and find the right combination as they go into a must-win match against a gutsy New Zealand in the third cricket one-dayer on Friday.

Sachin-less India still dominant in world cricket with Dhoni at the helm

The India squad to play New Zealand in a five-ODI, two-Test tour is as dominant a force in world cricket as at any stage when retired batting great Sachin Tendulkar donned the pads, according to a report.

Dinda feels overlooked, threatens to leave Bengal

Peeved at the state association`s "step-motherly" attitude towards him, Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda on Thursday said he was mulling to switch allegiance if his home state does not support him.

Yuvraj dropped for Kiwi tour; Stuart Binny, Ishwar Pandey get maiden call-up

The Indian selectors dropped veteran Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh for the upcoming series against New Zealand.

Was with right set of people during my rehab: Varun Aaron

Varun Aaron`s short career has been plagued by injuries but "having the right set of people around" him has been the reason for the Jharkhand speedster`s comeback in India`s ODI side for the upcoming tour of New Zealand.

More pacers in team because of conditions in New Zealand: Sanjay Patel

India have included an extra pacer in the Test squad for New Zealand as the conditions there would be more favourable for the fast bowlers, said Indian Cricket Board`s secretary Sanjay Patel.

India ODI team to leave for New Zealand on January 12

India One-day squad is all set to leave for the tour of New Zealand, where it will play a five-match series against the hosts from January 19, a week in advance in order to get acclimatised to the weather and pitch conditions there.

My call-up has come at the right time, says Stuart Binny

He was a part of the victorious U-19 World Cup squad in 2000 which had the likes of Yuvraj Singh, Mohammed Kaif who had made their international debut within a few months, but it took close to 13 years for Stuart Binny to break into the Indian team when he is nearing 30.

Krishnamachari Srikkanth “shocked” at Laxman’s retirement

Former India skipper and current chairman of selection committee, Krishnamachari Srikkanth, on Saturday expressed “shock” over middle order batsman VVS Laxman’s retirement from international cricket ahead of the New Zealand series.

Laxman excelled in pressure situations: BCCI

The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) on Saturday paid glowing tribute to VVS Laxman, saying that his stunning knocks in crisis situations shaped the history of Indian cricket.

Youngsters deserve chance to play inexperienced NZ attack: VVS

VVS Laxman feels the New Zealand Test series will be a big opportunity for the youngsters to gain confidence ahead of the overseas tours next year, as they would be playing an "inexperienced Kiwi attack".

Sibanda left out of Zimbabwe for New Zealand tour

Zimbabwe has left opening batsman Vusi Sibanda out of its squad to tour New Zealand after he was embroiled in a spat with the country`s cricket authorities.

Tanvir ruled out of NZ tour due to knee problem

Left-arm pacer Sohail Tanvir was on Wednesday ruled out of Pakistan’s tour of New Zealand owing to a recurring knee problem.

Malik dropped because of Super Sixes loss?

Shoaib Malik being ignored for New Zealand tour could be a result of Pak`s unlikely loss in Super Sixes Tournament in Hong Kong under his captaincy.