Barely two weeks after mutually sharing the grief of Phillip Hughes' death, Indian team's relations with Cricket Australia is turning sour as pacer Ishant Sharma left the Gabba at lunch on the third day, after finding that there was no vegetarian preparation in the menu.
With the Supreme Court on Wednesday observing that players and officials having commercial interests should stay away from administering the game, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar clarified that he is "not connected in anyway" with the BCCI administration.
Debutant leg-spinner Karn Sharma has praised the Indian team management, particularly skipper Virat Kohli and team director Ravi Shastri, for encouraging him ahead of the first Test versus Australia here on Tuesday.
India's stand-in-skipper Virat Kohli is facing baptism by fire in the first Test against Australia in Brisbane next month, but former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin feels the result of this one match should not be the basis for passing a judgement on his leadership skills.
Kolkata Knight Riders and West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine was today reported for the second time for a suspect illegal bowling action and he will not be eligible to bowl in the CLT20 final on Saturday, the organisers of the tournament said.
Refuting allegations from some of the sports federations about delay in departure of the Indian contingent for the ongoing Asian Games in Incheon, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today made it clear that his ministry sent the squads at the "right time".
The all-powerful working committee meeting of the BCCI will take place here tomorrow to discuss about deferring the AGM and a longer tenure for Team Director Ravi Shastri, who in all likelihood would be requested to guide India till next year's World Cup.
India's assistant cricket coach Sanjay Bangar feels competence, not nationality, should be the sole criteria while judging a coach and criticism should never be based on whether the person is an Indian or not.
Indian cricket team's director Ravi Shastri has backed under-fire coach Duncan Fletcher in his assessment report that is to be submitted to the BCCI, details of which have been confirmed to Zee News by sources.
The reports of head coach Duncan Fletcher and Ravi Shastri, who took over as the Indian team's director for the second part of the tour to England comprising limited over matches, are to be tabled before the Cricket Board's working committee for its members' perusal.