Harsh reality of international cricket haunts 'primary overseas spinner' Kuldeep Yadav in nascent career
From a big bang entry to being left out in the cold, Kuldeep Yadav's nascent career has been nothing short of a roller coaster ride
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Kshitiz Sharma hits gritty 103 to help Delhi register 623 in first innings against Rajasthan: Goa enter quarters
Sharma, who played for Arunachal last season, stitched a 196-run stand with Kunwar Bidhuri who too reached the three figures scoring 115 off just 135 balls.
India A vs New Zealand A: Ishan Kishan, Prithvi Shaw's efforts go in vain as hosts suffer five-run defeat in decider, lose ODI series 2-1
Ishan Kishan was left stranded on an unbeaten 71 as India A lost four wickets in nine balls to suffer a narrow five-run defeat in the deciding third ODI against New Zealand A.
India vs West Indies: The Kul-cha reunion, Bhuvi-Shami return to bolster death bowling and why is Kedar Jadhav still in ODI set up; selection takeaways
Here are the key takeaways from India’s 15-man squads for their ODI and T20I series against the visiting West Indies, both of which will be three-match contests.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019: Deepak Chahar's second T20 hat-trick in three days goes in vain as Vidarbha beat Rajasthan
Deepak's first victim was Rathod, who was caught by his cousin Rahul Chahar. He then had Nalkande caught by Rajnesh Bishnoi, before having Wagh caught by Chandrapal Singh Chundawat. He then bowled Wadkar to complete a hat-trick.
India vs Bangladesh: Rohit Sharma feels 'important member' Yuzvendra Chahal has proved his worth once again in middle overs
Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav were left out of the T20 series against the West Indies and South Africa after the 50-over World Cup. The selectors did not pick them as they wanted to try out some fringe players ahead of the T20 World Cup next year.
India vs Bangladesh: Mustafizur Rahman vs Rohit Sharma, Mahmudullah vs Indian pacers — key battles to look out for in T20I series
Firstpost looks at some of the key battles which, in larger picture, can be essential in deciding the fate of the T20I series between India and Bangladesh.
India vs Bangladesh: Sanju Samson gets second shot, uncertainty over MS Dhoni’s retirement lingers and other takeaways from T20I squad
India's squad announcement for the Bangladesh T20I series was bereft of surprises. But here are the major takeaways:
India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli may be rested for T20I series; speculation over Sanju Samson, Shivam Dubey's selection
Samson, who recently hit a double hundred for Kerala in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, is expected to come in but only as second option to Pant for the time being.
India vs South Africa 3rd T20I at Bengaluru weather forecast today: Cloudy with ample chance of rain
Both teams will look to make some changes in the playing 11 as get one step closer to finding the perfect combination for the World T20 next year
India vs South Africa 2nd T20I in Mohali weather update: Conditions will be Warm and Humid with minimal chance of rain
Both India and South Africa have made a slew of changes as they look to try out different combinations ahead of next year's World T20
India vs South Africa: Experts back Virat Kohli's decision to drop Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav for T20I series
Kuldeep and Chahal, who had cemented their place in the shorter formats with impressive performances over the past 2 years, have been dropped for two straight T20I series
Giving his own example, Virat Kohli, who made his India debut in 2008, said he never expected to get a bagful of opportunities in his early days as an international cricketer.
India vs South Africa: Kagiso Rabada vs Indian top order, Protea spinners vs Pandya brothers and other key battles to look out for in T20I series
Despite a new side at the helm, de Kock would be hopeful of giving a solid fight to India. However, the task won't be a walk in the park. They will be facing a good Indian team led by Virat Kohli which means there will be many interesting battles the cricket enthusiasts would get to see. Here are some key battles.
India A vs South Africa A: Sanju Samson, Shardul Thakur shine in rain-hit final ODI as hosts clinch series 4-1
Samson was dismissed when he was in sight of a well-deserved ton, falling for 91, which is his highest List A score.
Duleep Trophy: After good performances for India 'A', all eyes on Ishan Kishan who joins India Red for summit clash against 'Green'
Kishan's performance will be watched with interest, especially after the national selectors have hinted at managing Rishabh Pant's workload
India vs South Africa T20 squad: Can Khaleel Ahmed, Navdeep Saini unsettle Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami among five key questions
There might still be more than a year left to the World Cup, but a year can go by very quickly – as India only recently found out through their shambles of a number four hunt for the 50-over World Cup.
India vs West Indies: Skipper Virat Kohli praises Chahar brothers for outstanding bowling performance in third T20I
India skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on Chahar brothers for their brilliant bowling display, terming Rahul outstanding with the new ball and Deepak for some fine swing bowling, as India beat West Indies in the third T20 to complete 3-0 whitewash.
India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli hints at change in team combination for final T20I after sealing series
Series in their bag, India may experiment with their line-up in the final match against the West Indies, skipper Virat Kohli has hinted.