India A batsmen falter again on Day 3 against Australia A
India A batsmen falter again on Day 3 against Australia A

With their backs to the wall after conceding a big first innings lead, India A top-order faltered once again to reach 265 for six at the end of third day's play against Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test' here on Friday.

BCCI to not allow WAGs on Sri Lanka tour, Ravi Shastri to join late
BCCI to not allow WAGs on Sri Lanka tour, Ravi Shastri to join late

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will not allow Indian cricketers to take their wives and girlfriends (WAGs) along during the Sri Lanka tour next month.

We learnt from Indian batting failure: Cameron Bancroft
We learnt from Indian batting failure: Cameron Bancroft

 Having helped Australia A get a sizable lead in the second unofficial 'Test' against India A with his strokeful 150 on Day 2, Australia A opener Cameron Bancroft today said that they learnt a thing or two from the Indian batting failure in the first innings.

Ashton Agar pleased to remove 'favourite' Virat Kohli
Ashton Agar pleased to remove 'favourite' Virat Kohli

 Left-arm spinner Ashton Agar said it was pleasing to take the prized wicket of Virat Kohli on day one of the second unofficial cricket "Test" between India A and Australia here on Wednesday.

I hoped to play a bit longer with Virat Kohli: Karun Nair
I hoped to play a bit longer with Virat Kohli: Karun Nair

Top scorer Karun Nair on Wednesday rued that he missed out on the chance to play alongside India Test skipper Virat Kohli, who "unfortunately got out" cheaply during India A's first innings against Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test' match here.

Virat Kohli fails as India A skittled out for 135 on Day 1
Virat Kohli fails as India A skittled out for 135 on Day 1

 Indian Test captain Virat Kohli's woeful form continued as hosts India 'A' were shot out for a paltry 135 by Australia 'A' in the second unofficial 'Test' match, here on Wedneday.

India A, Australia A pay tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam
India A, Australia A pay tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

 The 'A' teams of India and Australia along with match officials paid tribute to former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam before the start of play in the second four-day first class match between the two cricketing sides at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Wednesday.

Don't see any issue with conflict of interest agreement: Sourav Ganguly
Don't see any issue with conflict of interest agreement: Sourav Ganguly

Asserting that there is no reason to fear signing the 'conflict of agreement' understanding, former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said that the BCCI's move to make cricket a clean affair should be taken in the right spirit.

Australia experience to help India in Lanka: Sourav Ganguly
Australia experience to help India in Lanka: Sourav Ganguly

Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly believes the experience of the Australia tour last winter will have matured and helped the likes of Virat Kohli, Murali Vijay and others for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka.

Excited about playing against Virat Kohli: Ashton Agar
Excited about playing against Virat Kohli: Ashton Agar

 Australia A all-rounder Ashton Agar today said his side is excited about taking on India Test skipper Virat Kohli when he turns up for India A in the final four-day cricket match starting here tomorrow but insisted that there is no specific plan to tackle the star batsman.

Hoping to get better Chepauk strip than 1st game: Cheteshwar Pujara
Hoping to get better Chepauk strip than 1st game: Cheteshwar Pujara

India A captain Cheteshwar Pujara was not exactly happy with how the Chepauk strip fared in the first unofficial 'Test' match where it was slow two-paced track and is hoping that a better pitch will be on offer during the second 'Test' starting on Wednesday.

'With KL Rahul rested, I will be opening in his place'
'With KL Rahul rested, I will be opening in his place'

 Cheteshwar Pujara knows very well that his primary goal is to get back his place in the playing XI of the Indian Test side and for that he is now gearing upto open the innings when India A take on Australia A in the second unofficial 'Test', here on Wednesday.

Dr Abdul Kalam was an inspiration to all, says Sachin Tendulkar
Dr Abdul Kalam was an inspiration to all, says Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Monday expressed condolence over the sudden demise of former president A.P.J Abdul Kalam, saying that he was a terrific human being and an inspiration to all.

All eyes on Virat Kohli as India A take on Australia A
All eyes on Virat Kohli as India A take on Australia A

The spotlight will be on Test skipper Virat Kohli as India A go into the second and final unofficial Test against Australia A here on Wednesday, looking to secure a win after drawing the first match last week.

Experience is the biggest plus from these conditions: Usman Khawaja
Experience is the biggest plus from these conditions: Usman Khawaja

Notwithstanding the tame draw in the unofficial 'Test' against India A here on Saturday, Australia A captain Usman Khawaja said that he was happy to have gained valuable experience of playing in different conditions of the sub-continent.

Rahul Dravid hails Virat Kohli's move to play against Australia A
Rahul Dravid hails Virat Kohli's move to play against Australia A

Rahul Dravid on Saturday hailed Virat Kohli's decision to play against Australia A, saying it shows Test skipper's intent and keenness to prepare himself for the upcoming Sri Lanka series.

Amit Mishra, Pragyan Ojha return with rich hauls as Australia A match ends in draw
Amit Mishra, Pragyan Ojha return with rich hauls as Australia A match ends in draw

Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha turned out to be the biggest gainer while comeback man Amit Mishra got five wickets and more importantly vital overs under his belt as the first unofficial 'Test' match between India A and Australia A ended in a tame draw.

`Underrated` Younis Khan deserves seat amongst greatest Test batsmen: Wasim Akram
`Underrated` Younis Khan deserves seat amongst greatest Test batsmen: Wasim Akram

Legendary Pakistan bowler Wasim Akram has lavished praise on veteran batsman Younis Khan, saying that the latter deserves place amongst pantheon of greats in Test cricket.

Why Virat Kohli is remarkably unique
Why Virat Kohli is remarkably unique

Ever since he took over charge of India's Test side, the usually brash Virat Kohli has exercised considerable restraint.

Sri Lanka series will be interesting: Virender Sehwag
Sri Lanka series will be interesting: Virender Sehwag

Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Thursday hoped the cricket team would win against Sri Lanka in a three-match Test series beginning August 12.