Being on the fringes of Indian cricket team for years can be a tad frustrating but Manoj Tiwary has learnt to live with it and is now preparing for the upcoming challenge in Zimbabwe with some "great advice" from VVS Laxman.
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.
When Mahendra Singh Dhoni collided with Mustafizur Rahman during the first one-dayer against Bangladesh, the incident appeared to serve as a metaphor for the teenage paceman`s ability to block India`s path throughout the series.
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.
It's still hard to swallow the fact that India have lost a bilateral ODI series against Bangladesh. Even after taking their full-strength squad to Bangladesh, India were tamed by the Tigers in the first two matches of the three-match series.
Under attack for India's shock defeat in the ODI series against Bangladesh, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has offered to step down from captaincy but several former players expressed their opposition against such a move.
A 3-0 result against hosts Bangladesh in the three match ODI series will not be enough for second placed India to claim the number one spot in the ICC rankings while a favourbale outcome for the home team will boost its qualifying chances for the 2017 Champions Trophy.
A couple of days before flying to Dhaka to participate in the three-match ODI series against the home team, Indian skipper MS Dhoni went to the National Stadium for a surprise practice session under the watchful eyes of his former coach MP Singh.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is set to retain all three assistant coaches -- Sanjay Bangar (batting coach), B Arun (bowling coach) and R Sridhar (fielding coach), according to a media report.