NEW DELHI: Former India cricket captain, Sunil Gavaskar on Wednesday said the selectors should not be afraid of dropping non-performing players but refused to criticise the selection of the side for the upcoming Asia Cup.
There was a speculation that some senior players may be dropped in the [...]
KOLKATA: Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda on Wednesday expressed delight after being named in India’s 15-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup cricket tournament in Dhaka and hoped to cement his place in the national cricket team.
Having being in and out of the Indian team with five one-dayers [...]
MUMBAI: Selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth on Wednesday made it clear that opener Virender Sehwag and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan were not dropped and have been “rested purely on fitness ground”.
“Physiotherapist have advised that both Zaheer and Sehwag need to take rest as they have [...]
MUMABI: Senior players Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan were on Wednesday ‘rested’ on fitness grounds while Yusuf Pathan and Ashok Dinda were named in India’s 15-member squad for the Asia Cup cricket tournament beginning in Mirpur, Bangladesh from March 11.
The national selectors, however, refrained from [...]
NAPIER (New Zealand): South Africa trounced New Zealand by eight wickets on Wednesday led by a Morne Morkel five-wicket haul and 92 runs from Hashim Amla, sealing victory in their one-day series with a game to spare.
The victory at McLean Park [...]
WELLINGTON: A five-wicket haul for Morne Morkel saw New Zealand dismissed for 230 after a batting collapse in the second one-day international against South Africa at McLean Park on Wednesday.
New Zealand were on track for a 300-plus innings but slumped from 131 for [...]
NAPIER: South African captain AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bowl on Wednesday in the second one-day cricket international against New Zealand at McLean Park.
South Africa won the opening match on Saturday by six wickets in Wellington to lead the [...]
MUMBAI: The senior selection committee has chosen Leap Day to pick a 15-member Indian team for the Asia Cup in Bangladesh from March 12. Regardless of whether India make it to the CB series final, it’s time for the selectors to take some important decisions regarding the top order.
HOBART: Virat Kohli played the innings of his life to script a miraculous victory for India on a pleasant evening on Tuesday. His monumental effort helped India achieve the ‘mission impossible’ in an epic run-chase against Sri Lanka in their tri-series game.
The victory will prove to be [...]
NEW DELHI: If they don’t venture too far away from home, India look nice and comfortable in their tiger-skins; otherwise, they are more than happy to shed it and walk around like little lambs.
But push them too hard, or indeed into a corner, and they transform into a different creature; slowly [...]