Indian spinners not too impressive: Brad Hogg
Indian spinners not too impressive: Brad Hogg

 Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg feels that the absence of an attacking spin bowler in the Indian side is hurting the visiting team's chances in the ongoing four-Test series against Australia.

India vs Australia: 50-50 calls not going our way in series, MS Dhoni
India vs Australia: 50-50 calls not going our way in series, MS Dhoni

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says the 50-50 decisions are not going India`s way after his team fell behind 2-0 in the series against Australia at the Gabba on Saturday.

Shane Watson must convert starts into big scores: Michael Slater
Shane Watson must convert starts into big scores: Michael Slater

Former Australian Test opener Michael Slater said Thursday all-rounder Shane Watson must begin making big scores batting at the crucial No.3 position.

2nd Test, Day 2: Smith, Hazlewood revive Australia; Yadav keeps India in hunt
2nd Test, Day 2: Smith, Hazlewood revive Australia; Yadav keeps India in hunt

India frittered away the opportunity to make a big first innings total as they suffered a late-order batting collapse before Umesh Yadav scalped three wickets on his comeback to leave the second cricket Test against Australia evenly-poised, here Thursday.

Karn Sharma has justified his selection: Stuart MacGill
Karn Sharma has justified his selection: Stuart MacGill

Former Australia leg-spinner Stuart MacGill on Tuesday said that even though Ravichandran Ashwin is India's premier spinner, Karn Sharma's inclusion in the playing XI for the first Test against Australia is justified.

India vs Australia: Visiting team's strengths and weaknesses
India vs Australia: Visiting team's strengths and weaknesses

Analysis of India squad before the four-test series against Australia, which starts in Adelaide on Tuesday:

Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to Phillip Hughes
Sachin Tendulkar pays tribute to Phillip Hughes

 Paying a tribute to Phillip Hughes, who died Nov 27 after being hit by a bouncer, Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar said the Australian would be "missed".

Indian bowlers make impressive start to Australia tour
Indian bowlers make impressive start to Australia tour

The Indians made an impressive start to their tour of Australia, bowling out Cricket Australia (CA) XI for 219 runs in their first tour match at the Gilderol Stadium here Monday.

Rahul Dravid believes Indian team is strong contender for 2015 World Cup
Rahul Dravid believes Indian team is strong contender for 2015 World Cup

Former captain Rahul Dravid on Thursday said India are one of the strong contenders for the 2015 World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand as the team has the "advantage of playing five bowlers" in a match.

Ravichandran Ashwin continues to top Test player rankings
Ravichandran Ashwin continues to top Test player rankings

 Ravichandran Ashwin is the lone Indian to feature in the top 10 of the latest Reliance ICC Test Player Rankings as he continues to lead the way in the all-rounders list.

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.

Kuldeep Yadav gets maiden call-up; Ashwin rested for first three ODIs against West Indies
Kuldeep Yadav gets maiden call-up; Ashwin rested for first three ODIs against West Indies

Team India announced their squad on Saturday for the first three ODIs against West Indies. BCCI confirmed the news through their official account on micro-blogging site Twitter.

CLT20 2014: Can CSK decode Glenn Maxwell's pyrotechnics?
CLT20 2014: Can CSK decode Glenn Maxwell's pyrotechnics?

Playing against Chennai Super Kings has always been the toughest challenge for an Indian franchise. The MS Dhoni-led side, which has a squad comprising world class cricketers, has over the years been a force to reckon with in the shortest format of the game.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul climbs to number three in ICC Test rankings
Shivnarine Chanderpaul climbs to number three in ICC Test rankings

Riding on his two match-winning knocks against Bangladesh in the second Test, West Indies' veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul leapfrogged Angelo Mathews and David Warner to be positioned third in the latest ICC Test rankings released Wednesday.

I have tried to sort out my action for better results: Ravichandran Ashwin
I have tried to sort out my action for better results: Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin's performance in the shorter versions has been comparatively better than Test cricket which the burly Tamil Nadu spinner attributes to the time spent at the nets with his personal coach sorting out his bowling action.

MS Dhoni praises spinners, Rayudu for 3rd ODI win
MS Dhoni praises spinners, Rayudu for 3rd ODI win

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today lauded his spinners and batsman Ambati Rayudu for his side's six-wicket thrashing of England in the third cricket one-dayer to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series here.

I rate Suresh Raina's knock as 'one of the best' overseas: Sunil Gavaskar
I rate Suresh Raina's knock as 'one of the best' overseas: Sunil Gavaskar

Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar lavished parises on Suresh Raina's match-winning knock in the second ODI against England and rated the left-hander's hundred as one of the best ODI innings overseas.

England take 338-run lead against India at Oval

England took a massive first innings lead of 338 runs in the fifth and final cricket Test against India when they were bowled out for 486 shortly after an hour`s play on the third day at The Oval here Sunday.

We can bat better in second innings: Ravichandran Ashwin

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin today conceded that India had a bad day in office but expressed confidence that his team`s batsmen would do a better job in the second innings of the fifth and final cricket Test against England here.

Kumar Sangakkara top Test batsman, Ravichandran Ashwin best all-rounder

Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has regained the number-one Test batting spot in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen while there was some good news for India as Ravichandran Ashwin moved to the top of the all-rounder`s list.