India need to identify frontline pace attack: Javagal Srinath
India need to identify frontline pace attack: Javagal Srinath

Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath believes India need to identify its frontline pace attack who can take wickets upfront during their title defence at the ICC Cricket World Cup starting next month.

Indian bowlers need to prove doubters wrong ahead of World Cup
Indian bowlers need to prove doubters wrong ahead of World Cup

India's pace battery have looked awry since the four-match Test series against Australia and the bad form has continued in the ODI series too. With the World Cup starting in February, pundits and fans alike have cited India's lack of good quick bowlers would hurt them in the coveted event to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable
ICC World Cup 2015: Blunted bowling leaves champs India vulnerable

Loaded with free-stroking batsmen but missing match-winning bowlers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s India will look to chase down -- rather than defend -- the World Cup title they won four years ago.

India heavily reliant on Virat Kohli: Rahul Dravid
India heavily reliant on Virat Kohli: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Saturday said that Virat Kohli will need to bat really well in the upcoming Cricket World Cup as the current team is too much dependent on him in the middle overs.

Indian bowlers learnt nothing from overseas trips: Sunil Gavaskar
Indian bowlers learnt nothing from overseas trips: Sunil Gavaskar

 Once again slamming the Indian bowlers for their poor showing in Australian conditions ahead of the World Cup, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the bowlers have learnt nothing from their past experiences on foreign tours.

ODI Tri-series: Rohit Sharma's ton goes in vain as Australia beat India in second match
ODI Tri-series: Rohit Sharma's ton goes in vain as Australia beat India in second match

Rohit Sharma's rollicking century went in vain as Australia survived a few anxious moments before pulling off a tense four-wicket win over India in a cricket Tri-series ODI match, here on Sunday.

Rahul Dravid backs Virat Kohli as long-term Test captain
Rahul Dravid backs Virat Kohli as long-term Test captain

Batting legend Rahul Dravid has backed Virat Kohli to lead the Indian cricket team on a long- term basis, describing him as the ideal leader around whom the country can plan its Test future.

India should stick with their bunch of bowlers: Damien Fleming
India should stick with their bunch of bowlers: Damien Fleming

 The Indian bowling might have come under heavy criticism from all quarters after the 2-0 Test series loss, but former Australia cricketer Damien Fleming insists that sticking to the present bunch of bowlers will be beneficial in the longer run.

We should look for fresh set of bowlers: Sunil Gavaskar
We should look for fresh set of bowlers: Sunil Gavaskar

Coming down heavily on the Indian bowling attack in Australia, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday said that it's time "we look for a fresh set of bowlers" in the Test ranks to ensure better showing in overseas conditions.

Need to improve bowling big time: Virat Kohli
Need to improve bowling big time: Virat Kohli

He is quite proud of the "character and composure" that the Indian cricket team showed in the lost Test series against Australia but skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday made it clear that fighting spirit alone cannot make up for the side's poor bowling, which needs to improve "big time".

4th Test, India vs Australia - Statistical highlights
4th Test, India vs Australia - Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of day four of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and Australia at the SCG, here on Friday.

India face daunting task to save Sydney Test against Australia
India face daunting task to save Sydney Test against Australia

 India's wayward bowlers today conceded a massive 213 runs in the post-tea session on the penultimate day of the fourth cricket Test against Australia, leaving their team with a daunting task of saving the match on a tricky last day track tomorrow.

India vs Australia: Ian Chappell, Michael Clarke criticise Virat Kohli's tactics
India vs Australia: Ian Chappell, Michael Clarke criticise Virat Kohli's tactics

Just into his second Test as India captain, Virat Kohli has come under severe criticism for his tactics from Australian batting greats Ian Chappell and Michael Clarke for the way he shuffled his bowlers during the ongoing fourth and final cricket Test here.

India vs Australia, Sydney Test: Maverick Virat Kohli's strange tactics has few takers
India vs Australia, Sydney Test: Maverick Virat Kohli's strange tactics has few takers

By no means, it has been a test by fire for the new India Test captain Virat Kohli in Sydney. The Indian team suffered a horrendous Day 1 at Sydney Cricket Ground, then on Day 2 the script never got any better for the tourists.

Meet India's 15-member World Cup squad

India's 15-man squad for ICC Cricket World Cup, 2015 has been announced. BCCI opted to select injured Ravindra Jadeja alongside Axar Patel and Stuart Binny and ignored the likes of Robin Uthappa, Yuvraj Singh and Murali Vijay.

Ind vs Aus: They called me spoilt brat, it worked in my favour: Virat  Kohli
Ind vs Aus: They called me spoilt brat, it worked in my favour: Virat Kohli

 Never the one to shy away from an on-field showdown, feisty Indian batsman Virat Kohli said being called a "spoilt brat" by the Australians brought the best out of him as he smashed a career-best 169-run knock to keep the touring side afloat in the ongoing third cricket Test here today.

3rd Test, Day 2, India vs Australia - As it Happened...
3rd Test, Day 2, India vs Australia - As it Happened...

Live updates from Day 2 of the third Test match being played between India and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Michael Clarke impressive in Channel 9 commentary 'debut'
Michael Clarke impressive in Channel 9 commentary 'debut'

His cricketing future may be under cloud of doubt after his latest hamstring injury but a dapper Michael Clarke was impressive in his 'debut' as a media pundit for the 'Channel 9' network during the third cricket Test that got underway.

Steve Smith leads from the front to further torment India
Steve Smith leads from the front to further torment India

Steve Smith played another captain`s knock and Chris Rogers and Shane Watson hit fifties as Australia shared the opening day of the third Test with India in Melbourne on Friday.

Ishant needs to step up and take more wickets: Ajit Agarkar
Ishant needs to step up and take more wickets: Ajit Agarkar

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar feels that Ishant Sharma should step up in a leadership role as the bowling unit has the skill set and ability to take 20 Australian wickets in the third cricket Test starting tomorrow at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.