India's Test captain Virat Kohli feels that it will be difficult to replace someone like Mahendra Singh Dhoni but Wriddhiman Saha according to him "deserves" to don the big gloves for the national team for the "next five to six years".
Worried over constant failure of the top-order in the ongoing ICC cricket World Cup, Pakistan team management is set to draft in wicketkeeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed in their crucial Pool B match against South Africa in Auckland on Friday.
Kumar Sangakkara scored an unbeaten 113 and then returned to break the world record for the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in one-day internationals as Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by 34 runs in the seventh and final match in Wellington on Thursday.
India have vowed to continue bowling short-pitch deliveries to Brad Haddin as the visitors believe the wicketkeeper remains vulnerable to the bouncer after watching him fend meekly in the second innings of the second Test even though he scored 55 here Saturday.
Indian skipper and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday set a record for the most number of stumpings in international cricket on day two of the third Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cericket Ground (MCG) here.
Australia selector Mark Waugh refreshingly candid departure from sport media-speak when he let slip that Cricket Australia wanted their test team selected early for "marketing reasons" has been swiftly rebuffed by the governing body on Friday.
Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been ruled out of all five matches in Australia`s one-day series against South Africa, putting him in further doubt for next month`s Tests against India, Cricket Australia said Friday.
Former India wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer lamented the team`s "embarrassing" innings and 54-run defeat by England in the third Test at Old Trafford on Saturday, criticising both the players and coach Duncan Fletcher.
Domestic England cricketer Craig Kieswetter or Steve Davies might return to Test cricket with the national side looking for a wicketkeeper as Matt Prior would be missing from action due to his Achilles injury.