BCCI must shift their focus towards India's 'spin dilemma'

Comeback of veteran spinners Harbhajan Singh and Amit Mishra in the Test fold after a significant gap has given a clear picture about the crisis Team India has been facing over the years in the spin department.

India's tour of Sri Lanka: Picking third spinner would be key decision for selectors
India's tour of Sri Lanka: Picking third spinner would be key decision for selectors

Indian national selectors on Thursday will pick up the 15-member Test squad for the forthcoming away series against Sri Lanka.

On comeback trail, ​Harbhajan Singh likely to make India cut for Sri Lanka tour
On comeback trail, ​Harbhajan Singh likely to make India cut for Sri Lanka tour

Harbhajan Singh is not the quitting type. After a two-year lay-off, he has returned into the India reckoning. And don't be surprised if the off-spinner is selected for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. The Turbanator is leaner, meaner and fitter.

India vs Zimbabwe: Stuart Binny's vitality as an all-rounder comes to light
India vs Zimbabwe: Stuart Binny's vitality as an all-rounder comes to light

Stuart Binny came to India's rescue with both bat and ball, as the visitors went past the line against a spirited Zimbabwe side on Friday. Binny's all-round performance was a sound answer to India's genuine need of a No. 7 in the limited over format.

Have always played the game fairly, cleanly, honestly: Dwayne Bravo
Have always played the game fairly, cleanly, honestly: Dwayne Bravo

Snubbing the match-fixing allegations made by former Indian Premier League (IPL) boss Lalit Modi, West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has said that he has always played the game fairy and cleanly and honestly.

Bangladeshi newspaper ridicules Indian cricketers with distasteful advertisement
Bangladeshi newspaper ridicules Indian cricketers with distasteful advertisement

Showing utter disrespect towards the Indian cricket team, a Bangladeshi newspaper has produced a fake 'cutter' advertisement, in which seven Indian cricketers are seen standing with their heads half-shaven.

End of road for Ravindra Jadeja?
End of road for Ravindra Jadeja?

He was a very heavy baggage which the Indian cricket team was carrying for quite some time. One of the major changes we have witnessed from the BCCI of late is the way they have treated Ravindra Jadeja.

IPL Betting: BCCI gives clean chit to Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja
IPL Betting: BCCI gives clean chit to Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja

The Board of Control of Cricket in India on Monday gave a clean chit to under-fire players Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja for their betting links.

IPL Betting: ICC confirms sharing Lalit Modi's mail with BCCI
IPL Betting: ICC confirms sharing Lalit Modi's mail with BCCI

 The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday acknowledged having received former cricket administrator Lalit Modi's confidential e-mail -- in which he accused three international players of being involved in betting -- and sharing it with the Indian cricket board's anti-corruption unit.

ICC asked to clarify on Lalit Modi claims about three CSK players
ICC asked to clarify on Lalit Modi claims about three CSK players

Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Sunday shot off a letter to the International Cricket Council (ICC) seeking clarification on allegations against three international cricketers' involvement in "illegal things".

3rd ODI: Should MS Dhoni replace Ravindra Jadeja with Stuart Binny?
3rd ODI: Should MS Dhoni replace Ravindra Jadeja with Stuart Binny?

When he toured Bangladesh in 2014 under the captaincy of Suresh Raina, Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny wreaked havoc with a stupendous spell against the hosts in the second ODI.

Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja's failure as potential all-rounders hurting India
Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja's failure as potential all-rounders hurting India

India's ODI series debacle against Bangladesh depicts lack of match winners who can shine with both bat and ball. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side is either too dependent on top order batsmen or bowlers to deliver the goods when required. In the middle it is the lack of genuine all-rounders that are hurting India.

Five reasons why MS Dhoni should step down as ODI skipper

He might have won several laurels for the Indian cricket team in the past, but MS Dhoni's current form is under the scanner and the recent series loss against the rejuvenated Bangladeshi team has only added to his woes.

India vs Bangladesh: What should MS Dhoni's playing XI be for 3rd ODI?
India vs Bangladesh: What should MS Dhoni's playing XI be for 3rd ODI?

After losing a first bilateral series against Bangladesh, most of the armchair critics are pointing out India's team selection as a major reason behind the successive two losses.

Coach should not be appointed in a hurried manner: MS Dhoni
Coach should not be appointed in a hurried manner: MS Dhoni

 Insisting that there are enough people in the support staff to take care of players, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said it is fine if the coach's position remains vacant for some time rather than appointing "anybody" to fill in.

Jagmohan Dalmiya clarifies stance on MS Dhoni's conflict of interest issue
Jagmohan Dalmiya clarifies stance on MS Dhoni's conflict of interest issue

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Saturday clarified his stance, saying he was misquoted regarding the news that the Indian cricket governing body is probing the country's limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for an alleged conflict of interest.

India vs Bangladesh: On-field collision no big deal, say captains
India vs Bangladesh: On-field collision no big deal, say captains

Both Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Mashrafe Mortaza made light of the on-field collision between India skipper and Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman during the first one-dayer, saying it was not a big deal and such incidents can happen in a match.

MS Dhoni praises 'improved' Ashwin
MS Dhoni praises 'improved' Ashwin

Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the last four years has depended on Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for performing the spinners' duties and is satisfied with how the Tamil Nadu tweaker and Saurashtra left-armer have progressed so far.

1st ODI: India vs Bangladesh - Preview
1st ODI: India vs Bangladesh - Preview

It will be a fresh beginning for a full-strength India in limited overs cricket after the World Cup semifinal exit as they face a buoyant Bangladesh, who have more to gain then their famed neighbours, in the three-match ODI series starting here tomorrow.

MS Dhoni & Co. gear up for ODIs against Bangladesh
MS Dhoni & Co. gear up for ODIs against Bangladesh

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be back in the saddle after over a month-long break as eight players join India's squad and get battle-ready to face Bangladesh in a three-match ODI series starting Thursday.