We feel this is the best pace attack: Sandeep Patil differs from MS Dhoni
We feel this is the best pace attack: Sandeep Patil differs from MS Dhoni

The chairman of senior selection committee Sandeep Patil in a polite yet firm manner made it clear that his point of view on team's pace attack is different from limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Focus on 3rd spinner as selectors set to pick squad for Sri Lanka
Focus on 3rd spinner as selectors set to pick squad for Sri Lanka

The third specialist spinner's slot will be the subject of much deliberation when the national selection committee, headed by Sandeep Patil, meets here on Thursday to announce the squad for the three-Test away series against Sri Lanka starting August 12.

BCCI denies reports of rift in Indian team
BCCI denies reports of rift in Indian team

Dismissing media speculation, the Indian cricket board denied that there is any rift in the team between Test skipper Virat Kohli and limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Harbhajan Singh stages ODI team comeback after four years
Harbhajan Singh stages ODI team comeback after four years

Veteran spinner Harbhajan Singh was on Monday included in the squad for India's tour to Zimbabwe, confirming his comeback to the country's ODI set-up.

Indian team for Zimbabwe tour to be picked today
Indian team for Zimbabwe tour to be picked today

 Even though the scheduled tour of the Indian team to Zimbabwe next month is yet to be officially confirmed, the national selectors have been told by the BCCI to pick the team in Delhi today.

BCCI confirms Indian team's selection for Zimbabwe tour
BCCI confirms Indian team's selection for Zimbabwe tour

In a clear hint that the Indian cricket team will go ahead with the tour of Zimbabwe, the BCCI on Saturday confirmed that the selection committee will meet here on Monday to pick the squad.

BCCI sacks more officials with links to N Srinivasan: Report
BCCI sacks more officials with links to N Srinivasan: Report

Newly elected members of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have been showing pro-active approach -- be it for the game or against their opponents -- since they have taken the charge.

Yuvraj Singh's name wasn't discussed for Bangladesh tour: Sandeep Patil
Yuvraj Singh's name wasn't discussed for Bangladesh tour: Sandeep Patil

Indian chief selector Sandeep Patil on Wednesday said that the BCCI didn't discuss the name of Yuvraj Singh for the upcoming tour to Bangladesh.

BCCI in process of finalising Team India coach: Anurag Thakur
BCCI in process of finalising Team India coach: Anurag Thakur

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Wednesday told reporters that the board was in the process of finalising Team India's next coach.

BCCI announces full-strength squad for Bangladesh, Harbhajan Singh makes Test return
BCCI announces full-strength squad for Bangladesh, Harbhajan Singh makes Test return

Ending all speculations, the Board for Cricket Control in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced Team India squad for the upcoming Bangladesh tour.

Virat Kohli decides to play lone Test in Bangladesh: Sources
Virat Kohli decides to play lone Test in Bangladesh: Sources

Say it change of heart or pressure from the cricketing fraternity, Indian Test skipper, Virat Kohli has now decided to play in the one-off Test match against Bangladesh, according to media reports.

Selectors to opt for tried and tested squad for Bangladesh tour
Selectors to opt for tried and tested squad for Bangladesh tour

As they pick India's squad for the upcoming Bangladesh cricket tour on Wednesday, selectors are expected to settle for a tried and tested combination with flamboyant Virat Kohli set to lead a largely unchanged team that faced Australia.

BCCI to announce Team India squad for Bangladesh tour on May 20
BCCI to announce Team India squad for Bangladesh tour on May 20

BCCI will announce the Test and one-day team for next month's Bangladesh tour on Wednesday after the selection committee meeting in Mumbai.

Virat Kohli might skip Bangladesh tour, squad selection on May 20
Virat Kohli might skip Bangladesh tour, squad selection on May 20

The Indian squad for next month's tour of Bangladesh is to be picked by the national cricket selection panel headed by Sandeep Patil here on May 20.

Sandeep Patil preferred to watch domestic cricket than go to World Cup
Sandeep Patil preferred to watch domestic cricket than go to World Cup

Chief selector Sandeep Patil rejected the Board's offer to go and watch the Indian team play in the World Cup and preferred to watch domestic cricket instead.

Ten students tonsured for allegedly not attending classes

About ten students of a school with boarding facility here were allegedly tonsured by their caretakers allegedly for not attending classes regularly, police said on Sunday.

Virat Kohli only batsman in India's 15-man WC squad to score hundred in Australia-New Zealand
Virat Kohli only batsman in India's 15-man WC squad to score hundred in Australia-New Zealand

Indian selectors on Tuesday announced their 15-man squad for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

BCCI to announce India's 2015 Cricket World Cup squad on January 6
BCCI to announce India's 2015 Cricket World Cup squad on January 6

The Indian team for the upcoming Cricket World Cup and the tri-series in Australia will be announced on January 6, reports said.

Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin in fray to become Virat Kohli's deputy
Ajinkya Rahane, R Ashwin in fray to become Virat Kohli's deputy

The sudden decision of Mahendra Singh Dhoni to retire from Test cricket has also given rise to a question as to who will be Virat Kohli's deputy with the names of Ajinkya Rahane and Ravichandran Ashwin emerging as possible candidates.

Drones to monitor New Year celebrations in Bengaluru

Days after a blast in Bengaluru killed a woman, city police will now deploy drones with aerial cameras to man the hotpot areas which are expected to be frequented by revellers during New Year celebrations.