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Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu
Want to learn the art of reverse swing from Zaheer Khan: Gurinder Singh Sandhu

Narrowly missing out on a spot in Australia's World Cup squad, Indian-origin pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu is nonetheless excited at the prospect of playing alongside Zaheer Khan in the upcoming IPL and "learn the art of reverse swing" from the wily seamer.

ICC World Cup: Cricket fraternity hails India's big win over South Africa
ICC World Cup: Cricket fraternity hails India's big win over South Africa

As India broke a long-standing World Cup jinx against South Africa here on Sunday, appreciation and congratulatory messages poured in from the cricket fraternity which hailed the team's "terrific" all-round performance in front of a packed MCG.

IPL 8 auction: List of 10 most expensive players
IPL 8 auction: List of 10 most expensive players

While Yuvraj Singh once again broke all the records at the IPL 8 auction, here is a list of some other players for whom the franchises splurged a lot of money.

I thought of quitting cricket in 2007: Sachin Tendulkar
I thought of quitting cricket in 2007: Sachin Tendulkar

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Wednesday revealed he was so heartbroken by India's first round exit in 2007 World Cup that he thought of retiring from cricket.

Virat Kohli's form will be key to India's chances in World Cup: Zaheer Khan
Virat Kohli's form will be key to India's chances in World Cup: Zaheer Khan

India's premier fast bowler Zaheer Khan feels that Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma's form will be key to India' title defence as they get ready to face arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup in less than a week's time.

India need bowling heroes to retain World Cup: Harbhajan Singh
India need bowling heroes to retain World Cup: Harbhajan Singh

India's batting line-up led by Virat Kohli can chase any total on a given day but bowlers need to "stand up and be counted" in order to retain the cricket World Cup, feels ace spinner Harbhajan Singh.

Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir disappointed after missing out on World Cup berth
Yuvraj Singh, Gautam Gambhir disappointed after missing out on World Cup berth

 Out-of-favour batsmen Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir, integral members of India's 2011 World Cup-winning side, Monday said they were disappointed at being ignored for the team chosen for the 2015 edition of the tournament.

Suryakumar Yadav quits as Mumbai Ranji captain
Suryakumar Yadav quits as Mumbai Ranji captain

 Suryakumar Yadav has quit as captain of the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team following poor run of the side in the season, according to reports.

Wish India had someone like a Zaheer Khan at World Cup: Munaf Patel
Wish India had someone like a Zaheer Khan at World Cup: Munaf Patel

Munaf Patel is reliving the moments that culminated in India's 2011 World Cup triumph but while doing so he also fears that the lack of a bowling spearhead like Zaheer Khan and an inexperienced attack might dent the team's chances of defending the title Down Under.

Some highs, some lows but Indian sports grows in 2014
Some highs, some lows but Indian sports grows in 2014

Some stellar performances by seasoned veterans and promising youngsters continued to raise the bar in Olympic sports but there was heartbreak in equal measure when corruption scandals blighted India's favourite obsession, cricket, in a see-saw year for the country's sportspersons.

Reflections on the year without Sachin Tendulkar in the field
Reflections on the year without Sachin Tendulkar in the field

The year that the Indian cricket team played without Sachin Tendulkar and lost successive Test series abroad gives enough food for thought on the nature of the sport, also at a time when other team sports in the country are beginning to organise commercially on the lines of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Good, bad and ugly: Indian cricket had it all in 2014
Good, bad and ugly: Indian cricket had it all in 2014

From Rohit Sharma's record breaking double ton in ODIs, the team's never-ending overseas woes, to the controversy surrounding BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan over IPL 6 spot-fixing scandal, Indian cricket had the good, bad and ugly in equal measure in 2014.

Out of favour Gambhir, Yuvraj now deprived of BCCI central contract
Out of favour Gambhir, Yuvraj now deprived of BCCI central contract

This is truly the end of an era in Indian cricket. After finding themselves out of India's 30-man 2015 World Cup probables list, Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir joined the likes of Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan and Ashish Nehra who lost central contract.

Virat Kohli surpasses Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter to head list
Virat Kohli surpasses Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter to head list

Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli has overtaken Sachin Tendulkar as the most followed sportsperson on Twitter though the iconic cricketer still holds the number two spot a year after his retirement.

Indian cricket ushers in a new era

Jagmohan Dalmiya's partnership with Punjab Cricket Association boss IS Bindra propelled him to the top of the BCCI echelons. The duo changed the rules of cricket administration as they maximized the television rights of Indian cricket.

Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh shine after getting cold shoulder from national selectors
Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh shine after getting cold shoulder from national selectors

After being omitted by Indian national selectors from the recently picked 30-member list of World Cup probables, India discards Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh played impressive knocks for their respective Ranji sides on Sunday to take their teams to a respectable totals.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on J&K in first-ever encounter
Ranji Trophy: Mumbai take on J&K in first-ever encounter

Seeking their 41st Ranji Trophy title, former champions Mumbai are to open their campaign against Group A minnows Jammu and Kashmir in the first-ever meeting between the two teams in 80 years of the tournament, here Sunday.

30-man World Cup probables: In defence of infusing young blood in Indian team
30-man World Cup probables: In defence of infusing young blood in Indian team

In their bid to defend the World Cup title in 2015, Sandeep Patil-led Indian selectors infused young blood and ignored Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir. Inclusion of unheralded players like Axar Patel, Kedar Jadhav, Manoj Tiwary, Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma, etc in the 30-man short-list certainly reflects a new intent.

Balanced team selected for World Cup, says BCCI
Balanced team selected for World Cup, says BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday stated that the probable's list for the 2015 World Cup, which the organisation released earlier in the day, was a balanced team and the players had been shortlisted after proper deliberation by the selectors.

ICC World Cup 2015: India's squad of 30 probables announced

In what was a huge blow and probably the end of an era, the BCCI on Thursday selected its 30-man World Cup probables list.