India vs New Zealand: 'We need to accept we were not good enough', concedes captain Virat Kohli after 2-0 Test series loss to Black Caps
Kohli said, 'We accept it upfront and if we have to win away from home, we have to do that. No excuses, just learning moving forward. In Tests, we weren't able to play the cricket we wanted to.'
India vs New Zealand: Kiwis win second Test by seven wickets as Virat Kohli's World No 1 side crashes to 2-0 series defeat
A solid 120 points took New Zealand's tally to 180 even as India stayed on top with 360 points courtesy their series wins against the lowly West Indies, depleted South Africa and a below-par Bangladesh.
India vs New Zealand, Highlights, 2nd Test in Christchurch, Day 1, Full Cricket Score: Latham, Blundell steer Kiwis to 63/0 at stumps
Latest Updates, 2nd Test, Day 1 India vs New Zealand: That's stumps on Day 1. And all the three sessions today belonged to the hosts. They bundled out visitors for 242 and then Latham and Blundell made sure Kiwis did not lose any wicket till the close of play. India would be very disappointed. Nothing went there way today starting from toss. Kiwis 63/0 in 23 overs in first innngs so far, trail by 179 runs.
India captain Virat Kohli's strenuous workload will certainly be factored in when BCCI decides its list of players to feature in the Asia XI team for the two-match T20I series against World XI in Dhaka on 21 and 22 March.
"Prithvi is ready to go," Shastri said, clearing the air on the opener's fitness.
India vs New Zealand: Ravi Shastri feels Wellington defeat serves as timely 'shake up' ahead of Christchurch Test
India lost the first Test by 10 wickets in just over three days and Shastri considers it as a blessing in disguise for a bunch of players who have gotten used to only winning games.
India vs New Zealand: Prithvi Shaw skips practice with swollen foot, call on his availability for 2nd Test to be taken on Friday
Young opener Prithvi Shaw missed Thursday's training session due to a swelling on his left foot, increasing Indian team management's worries ahead of the second Test against New Zealand beginning on Saturday.
India vs New Zealand: 39 years after making his Test debut at Basin Reserve, Ravi Shastri returns to ground as Indian cricket team's head coach
Exactly 39 summers back, a wide-eyed 19-year-old teenager Shastri became India's 'Test Cap No 151" at the Basin Reserve on a cold windy day when the gangly six-footer had to wear three old fashioned cable knit sweaters.
It’s possibly presumptuous to assume so, considering they are still only 31, 31 and 32 respectively, but with the historic long gaps between India’s Test visits to this part of the world, this could well be the last time Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara are together playing five-day cricket in New Zealand
Ranveer Singh introduces Deepika Padukone's first look as Kapil Dev's wife Romi in Kabir Khan's cricket drama 83
Deepika Padukone will play a short but key role of Kapil Dev's wife in 83.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which has been revitalised under Ganguly’s leadership, says it generates 75% of the game’s total revenue and wants commensurate clout when it comes to deciding how it is run.
India vs New Zealand: Kuldeep Yadav's lack of game time is affecting his bowling, says fielding coach R Sridhar
India fielding coach R Sridhar dismissed reports raising question marks over Kuldeep Yadav's fitness, saying the spinner is fully fit but not playing regularly is probably having a negative impact on his bowling.
Ranveer Singh took to his Instagram to share the fresh poster of his upcoming film 83, as he introduced his teammates
Kabir Khan's 83 chronicles Indian cricket team's historic 1983 World Cup triumph against the West Indies team.
India vs New Zealand: Coach Ravi Shastri reiterates team's goals, says winning World Cup remains 'obsession'
The hallmark of this team is enjoying each others' success, said India men's cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri.
83: First character poster of Uri actor Dhairya Karwa as Ravi Shastri released from Kabir Khan's cricket drama
83, which sees Ranveer Singh emulate former Indian skipper Kapil Dev, chronicles Indian cricket team's historic 1983 World Cup triumph against the West Indies team.
BCCI's decision to make national selectors attend team meetings defies logic and opens door to potential leaks
On the eve of India’s commendable ODI series win over Australia, BCCI astonishingly put out a message that its selectors would have to make themselves available to attend team meetings.
MS Dhoni dropped from BCCI central contract list: Is the legend's time up, or is IPL still a last gasp gateway for T20 World Cup?
After being dropped from the central contract, it indeed seems like Dhoni's days in international cricket are numbered. Retirement might surely be in his mind but does his silence mean that he is looking for one last hurrah at the T20 World Cup?
Marylebone Cricket Club says Test cricket should continue to be five-day affair despite 'some benefits' in four-day matches
Custodians of cricket laws, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), on Tuesday said Tests should continue to be a five-day affair though it sees some benefits of International Cricket Council's (ICC) proposal to trim the longest format to four days.
Char din ki chandni hoti hai, Test cricket nahi: Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag takes dig at proposed four-day Tests
A fish out of water is a dead fish – This is how Virender Sehwag described the ICC's plan to revamp Test cricket by shortening it to four days, asserting that innovation should not mean tinkering with the soul of the format.