Former captain Sunil Gavaskar today advised the Indian team to avoid verbal spats with their Australian counterparts as he feels the country's cricketers are not as well equipped to deal with sledging as the ones from Down Under.
Captain Hashim Amla continued to be the rock for South Africa and Stiaan van Zyl scored a half-century on debut as the hosts cruised to 449 for four at lunch on day two of the opening test against West Indies on Thursday.
Thirush Kamini and Poonam Raut scored unbeaten centuries to take India Women to a commanding 211 for one against South Africa Women at the end of the first day's play in the one-off Test match here on Sunday.
Ishant Sharma`s childhood coach Sharvan Kumar feels that all the criticism that the bowler faced in recent times was "justified" and is also proud that his favourite ward has answered back in the best possible way by winning an overseas Test match for India.
South Africa coach Russell Domingo has denied that his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander became the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined by the ICC for the offence.
South Africa coach Russell Domingo on Saturday denied his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander become the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined for the offence.
Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi heaped praise on seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who achieved his best bowling performance in Tests Saturday, saying that the Meerut-born youngster is "my kind of cricketer".
Delighted to be on the Lord`s roll-of-honour after a gritty hundred on the opening day of the second Test, Ajinkya Rahane revealed that he was a little nervous before his first Test at this celebrated ground.
England`s top-order batsman Gary Ballance has been handed a stern warning by team`s coach Peter Moores over the left-hander`s conduct in a drunken state at a Nottingham pub after the end of the first Test match.