India vs Sri Lanka: Murali Vijay says there is no pressure on batsmen
India vs Sri Lanka: Murali Vijay says there is no pressure on batsmen

Skipper Virat Kohli's strategy to field five bowlers would mean that six specialist batsmen can hardly afford to relax but opener Murali Vijay said there won't be any extra pressure on them when they clash with Sri Lanka in a Test series, starting next week.

Virat Kohli could go for 5-bowler strategy in Sri Lanka
Virat Kohli could go for 5-bowler strategy in Sri Lanka

India captain Virat Kohli said here on Sunday that the basic idea in cricket is to take 20 wickets and for that he needs five bowlers in the team which would then put the responsibility on the batsmen to score runs.

Virat Kohli's aggressive nature rubs on to players, says Shikhar Dhawan
Virat Kohli's aggressive nature rubs on to players, says Shikhar Dhawan

India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Sunday said the "controlled and aggressive" nature of skipper Virat Kohli rubs on the entire team and fires up the players to be more attacking on the field.

Ravichandran Ashwin can be the all-rounder we are looking for: Virat Kohli
Ravichandran Ashwin can be the all-rounder we are looking for: Virat Kohli

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli expressed his confidence in Ravichandran Ashwin's batting abilities and said that there is no reason why the Tamil Nadu tweaker can't be the all-rounder that the Indian team is looking for in longer version.

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.

Rare chance for Murali Vijay to show he's the real deal in ODIs too
Rare chance for Murali Vijay to show he's the real deal in ODIs too

For a batsman of Murali Vijay's ability, it is staggering to think his highest ODI score is a paltry 33.

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.

India vs Zimbabwe: Ajinkya Rahane to lead; MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli rested
India vs Zimbabwe: Ajinkya Rahane to lead; MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli rested

New The national selectors have picked the Indian team in Delhi on Monday ahead of their tour to Zimbabwe for three ODIs and two T20I. As expected senior players MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin were rested.

Sunil Gavaskar wants MS Dhoni to do more to boost confidence of bowlers
Sunil Gavaskar wants MS Dhoni to do more to boost confidence of bowlers

Former India cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar feels that current limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni should go that extra mile to encourage a bowler when he is getting hit for runs.

Having MS Dhoni up the order gives me confidence: Shikhar Dhawan
Having MS Dhoni up the order gives me confidence: Shikhar Dhawan

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has said that skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's elevation up the order is not only an advantage to the line-up but personally gives him confidence while batting.

3rd ODI: India save face with consolation win over Bangladesh
3rd ODI: India save face with consolation win over Bangladesh

 India restored some pride with a consolation 77-run win over Bangladesh in third and final ODI here on Wednesday to prevent the spirited hosts from securing a famous 3-0 series whitewash.

I share a good relationship with Shikhar Dhawan: KL Rahul
I share a good relationship with Shikhar Dhawan: KL Rahul

 Shikhar Dhawan may have grabbed the opportunity in his absence during the one-off cricket Test against Bangladesh with both hands but KL Rahul will tell you that he shares a "good relationship" with the Delhi lad and the competition for opening slot is good for the team.

India vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI - Preview
India vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI - Preview

With threat of a shocking series defeat looming large, under-pressure India under their beleaguered captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be aiming to come out all guns blazing as they meet an upbeat Bangladesh in the second cricket one-dayer here on Sunday.

MS Dhoni impressed by pace variation of Bangladeshi seamers in 1st ODI
MS Dhoni impressed by pace variation of Bangladeshi seamers in 1st ODI

India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his team was "hurt" by the morale-shattering 79-run loss to Bangladesh but credited rivals pacers for extracting good bounce and variations on a slow wicket during the first one-day international here.

India vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI: Debutant Rahman mauls Dhoni & Co. in Dhaka
India vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI: Debutant Rahman mauls Dhoni & Co. in Dhaka

High-flying India was brought down to earth by a spirited Bangladesh who pulled off an upset 79- run victory in the first cricket one-dayer to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, here on Thursday.

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.

Murali Vijay fined 25% match fee for violating ICC's logo regulations: Report
Murali Vijay fined 25% match fee for violating ICC's logo regulations: Report

Indian test opener Murali Vijay was fined 25% of his match fees by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for flouting their logo regulations, according to report.

Shikhar Dhawan and I complement each other very well: Murali Vijay
Shikhar Dhawan and I complement each other very well: Murali Vijay

 India Test opener Murali Vijay believes good rapport off the field with teammate and opening partner Shikhar Dhawan helps them perform better on the field.

Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay rise, Virat Kohli slips in ICC Test rankings
Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay rise, Virat Kohli slips in ICC Test rankings

Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay achieved career-best positions but skipper Virat Kohli dropped out of the ICC rankings' top-10 after the drawn one-off cricket Test against Bangladesh in Fatullah.

Virat Kohli relishes unleashing off-spinning 'twins' on opposition
Virat Kohli relishes unleashing off-spinning 'twins' on opposition

India's Test skipper Virat Kohli lauded the intensity of his bowlers, led by off-spinning "twins" Harbhajan Singh and Ravichandran Ashwin, despite a rain-marred draw in the one-off Test against Bangladesh here on Sunday.