Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar says instead of reporting a bowler with suspect action, umpires can straightaway call the offender or inform the captain to take him off attack, as that would not allow the bowler to have an impact on the outcome of the match.
Gearing up for the pace test that awaits India in Australia come December, batsman Rohit Sharma said the likes of Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle would be a tough challenge to deal with but the Indians are no longer intimidated by bouncy tracks Down Under.
Recovering from a shoulder injury, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma, who missed leading the Mumbai Indians franchise in the Oppo Champions League T20, is set to miss the limited-overs edition of the West Indies series starting October 8.
Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and India batsman Rohit Sharma on Thursday took to twitter to pay rich tributes to their one-time teammate and Mumbai legend Amol Mujumdar, who announced his retirement from competitive cricket on Thursday.
After being beaten by Lahore Lions in their first Champions League T20 qualifier, Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright said the defending champions lost because of a poor start with the bat in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma, who has been ruled out due to injury.
Dashing all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been named the captain of the Mumbai Indians after shoulder injury and fractured finger forced regular captain Rohit Sharma to pull-out of the upcoming Champions League T20, starting here from Saturday.
When class meets application, results seldom disappoint! On Tuesday, Ajinkya Rahane once again showed the cricketing world his class, applying his skills to help India register yet another big ODI win in England.
Ambati Rayudu slammed an unbeaten 64 as India relied on an all-round display to thrash England by six wickets in the third cricket one-dayer and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the five-match series here Saturday.
India on Friday suffered a set-back with opener Rohit Sharma being ruled out of the remainder of the series but star batsman Suresh Raina said the visitors have enough options to fill in for the top slot.
Star batsman Rohit Sharma's finger fracture is not only a blow to the Indian team but a big setback for Mumbai Indians as well, who will be playing in the qualifiers of the Champions League T20 starting September 13, in Raipur.
New Delhi: Indian opener Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the on-going ODI series and sole T20 against England after picking up an injury on his middle finger of right hand during the practice session on Friday.
Raising concerns over India`s selected XI for the all-important fifth and final Test against England, veteran batsman VVS Laxman said that he would have opted for Rohit Sharma instead of Stuart Binny in the crucial game.
With lingering disappointment of an unfavourable verdict in the James Anderson fracas, India go into the fourth cricket Test against England here Thursday facing a selection dilemma on whether to leave out a couple of out-of-form players or give them one last opportunity.
In the wake of losing the third cricket Test and face in the Jadeja-Anderson spat judgment, India will look to regroup and devise a plan to make enough runs and take 20 English wickets to win the fourth Test at the Old Trafford here, starting Thursday.