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.

Do India really need Ravindra Jadeja for overseas Tests?

Despite scoring a fighting half-century in the third Test against England, Ravindra Jadeja is one of those players who have been extremely inconsistent for India of late.

India should put the Anderson controversy behind, says Gavaskar

Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar today said that India should put behind the James Anderson fracas behind and focus on the fourth Test against England, starting at Manchester on Thursday.

The furious case of Shikhar Dhawan, Ravindra Jadeja

Selectors should convey a message to other players by dropping Dhawan and Jadeja from Tests.

Using Ravindra Jadeja as a strike bowler is disastrous, reckons Erapalli Prasanna

Legendary off-spinner Erapalli Prasanna on Friday questioned India`s logic behind ignoring Ravichandran Ashwin and termed team management`s move to play Ravindra Jadeja as a strike bowler a "disastrous" one.

Ravichandran Ashwin should be part of playing XI: Bishen Singh Bedi

Impressed by India`s brilliant showing at Lord`s, spin legend Bishen Singh Bedi feels the only trick the team has missed so far in England is not playing Ravichandran Ashwin.

Team management has treated Ashwin like a wheelie bin: Crowe

Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe has lashed out at the Indian team management`s decision to drop Ravichandran Ashwin from the playing XI comparing the treatment meted out to the off-spinner to a "wheelie bin dumped on the side of the road".

Lyon relishes work with master Muralitharan

Australian spin bowler Nathan Lyon said Friday his work with Muttiah Muralitharan has been hugely beneficial and can only make him a better bowler.

Virat Kohli wins Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award

India`s top batsman Virat Kohli today won the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, the fastest player from the country to pick 100 Test wickets, bagged the Indian Player of the Year award for 2013-14.

IPL 7: Dhoni defends Ashwin`s promotion in batting order

Mahendra Singh Dhoni stunned many with his decision of sending Ravichandran Ashwin ahead of himself in the batting order but Chennai Super Kings skipper defended the tactics, saying players needed to be given more responsibility to convert them into match winners.

Ravichandran Ashwin heavily plays down "off-field distraction" issue

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin today said that "off-field distractions" is something that cricketers are hardly bothered although last 12 months have seen a lot of controversies in Indian cricket.