Rahul Dravid not impressed with format of ICC World Cup 2015
Rahul Dravid not impressed with format of ICC World Cup 2015

Having been a part of three World Cup campaigns, former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid said that the current format of the 50-over showpiece event, starting mid February in Australia and New Zealand, is too predictable and should be improved upon.

Ranji Trophy: Jiwanjot Singh, Uday Kaul half centuries take Punjab to 219/4
Ranji Trophy: Jiwanjot Singh, Uday Kaul half centuries take Punjab to 219/4

Openers Jiwanjot Singh and Uday Kaul hit half centuries as Punjab reached 219 for 4 in their first innings in reply to Gujarat's mammoth 513 for 8 on the third day of their Ranji Trophy cricket match here today.

Indian bowlers must back batsmen in World Cup: John Wright
Indian bowlers must back batsmen in World Cup: John Wright

Former India cricket coach John Wright feels the only way the current team can defend its World Cup title is by backing its exciting batting line-up with a much-improved bowling effort than what it has shown of late.

Suresh Raina's failure as Test batsman is a sorry sight
Suresh Raina's failure as Test batsman is a sorry sight

Suresh Raina's time at the crease in India's second innings against Australia in the fourth Test at Sydney, lasted only three deliveries as the southpaw scored a second successive nought. For a player who made a comeback to the Test team after more than two years, his misery in the longer format of the game was a sight very similar to his Test struggles earlier.

Virender Sehwag confident MS Dhoni-led Indian team will retain World Cup title
Virender Sehwag confident MS Dhoni-led Indian team will retain World Cup title

With the ICC Cricket World Cup just a little over a month away, out-of-favour batsman Virender Sehwag on Friday wished the Indian team and hoped that the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side would be able to defend its title in Australia and New Zealand.

Cricketers who made it to the Big Screen

Cricketers who made it to the Big Screen

Yuvraj Singh is not someone who will melt like snow, says Yograj Singh
Yuvraj Singh is not someone who will melt like snow, says Yograj Singh

His son and hero of the 2011 cricket World Cup may have been ignored for the next month's mega event, but cricketer-turned-actor Yograj Singh on Wednesday said the development has not affected Yuvraj Singh's spirits as he is a tough guy who does not melt like snow and exuded confidence that he will bounce back soon.

Ranji Trophy: Rajasthan bowlers leave Punjab in dire straits
Ranji Trophy: Rajasthan bowlers leave Punjab in dire straits

Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who had the visitors reeling at 85 for three in their second innings after asking them to follow on in their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here today.

Like his father in 1983, can Stuart Binny emerge as India's World Cup hero?
Like his father in 1983, can Stuart Binny emerge as India's World Cup hero?

When Indian national selectors announced their 15-man World Cup squad, the only name that raised a few eyebrows was that of all-rounder Stuart Binny.

Fans tweet their disappointment over Yuvraj Singh's exclusion from final WC squad
Fans tweet their disappointment over Yuvraj Singh's exclusion from final WC squad

From lamenting how badly he will be missed at the 2015 World Cup to declaring that his career is already over, followers of discarded cricketer Yuvraj Singh showed a variety of emotions as they took to Twitter following the batsman's exclusion from the 15-man Indian squad for the quadrennial event announced Tuesday.

Nothing to be disheartened, BCCI shouldn't be condemned: Yograj Singh on Yuvraj Singh's exclusion
Nothing to be disheartened, BCCI shouldn't be condemned: Yograj Singh on Yuvraj Singh's exclusion

Hours after Indian selectors announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming World Cup, Yograj Singh – father of discarded Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh said that BCCI shouldn't be condemned for not considering the veteran batsman for the prestigious tournament.

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Yuvraj Singh omitted from India World Cup squad, refuses to comment

Yuvraj Singh, who came in contention after smashing three back-to-back tons in domestic cricket even after missing the cut in the 30-man probables list, was given a cold shoulder by the selectors. When quizzed by the media, he chose to remain silent on the issue.

No comebacks for Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, other 2011 World Cup heroes
No comebacks for Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, other 2011 World Cup heroes

In a clear sign of looking for the future, the national cricket selection panel led by Sandeep Patil today dashed the frail comeback hopes of 'Player of 2011 World Cup' Yuvraj Singh for the mega event starting next month in Australia and New Zealand.

Hard work pays off? Not if you are Robin Uthappa!

The wait is over. Ending all speculation, Indian selectors have announced their 15-man World Cup squad. While it has all the expected names, selectors left the cricket fraternity gobsmacked by excluding Robin Uthappa from the much-awaited list.

BCCI announces 15-member squad for World Cup 2015

Indian national selectors on Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for the ICC World Cup 2015, scheduled to take place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14.

BCCI announces 15-man World Cup squad; Robin Uthappa​, Yuvraj Singh miss out
BCCI announces 15-man World Cup squad; Robin Uthappa​, Yuvraj Singh miss out

Indian national selectors on Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for the ICC World Cup 2015, scheduled to take place in Australia and New Zealand from February 14.

BCCI announces 15-man World Cup squad; Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa ignored
BCCI announces 15-man World Cup squad; Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa ignored

According to the sources chances of Yuvraj Singh to be picked in the WC squad are quite bleak.   

Red hot form in domestic cricket strengthens Yuvraj Singh's case for ICC World Cup 2015
Red hot form in domestic cricket strengthens Yuvraj Singh's case for ICC World Cup 2015

If there was one name, whose ouster from India's 30-man World Cup squad created a furore amid cricket fans, it was of Yuvraj Singh.

After Yuvraj, now Sehwag sends timely reminder to selectors with second straight ton
After Yuvraj, now Sehwag sends timely reminder to selectors with second straight ton

Discarded India opener Virender Sehwag on Monday slammed his second consecutive century playing for Delhi against Haryana in the Ranji Trophy.