Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah retain top status in BCCI contract brackets, Hardik Pandya promoted
All-rounder Hardik Pandya is one of the notable promotions to Grade A, which is worth Rs 5 crore, while rookies Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj have got their maiden central contracts worth Rs 1 crore in Grade C.
"He's good, he's young. He wants to take the game on and is really relaxed," the star Aussie pacer said in an Instagram live by KKR in the build-up to their opening IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday.
IPL 2021 Kolkata Knight Riders Preview: Shakib Al Hasan's return a boost, spinners' form a concern as KKR aim for third title
While KKR could not finish on a high in 2020, this season is a chance to do better as Morgan will have more games in his hand as a leader.
The former Australian captain's belief stems from India's incredible depth of talent and its success ratio of late.
India vs England: Suryakumar Yadav likely to make XI as Virat Kohli and Co aim to seal series in second ODI
Shreyas Iyer's dislocated shoulder has once again brought Suryakumar Yadav in focus and his ODI debut, after a blockbuster T20I first outing, looks imminent after an all-round show by the hosts ensured an easy victory in the first game.
Shubman Gill was impressive during the Australia tour, with a highest of 91 and another half-century to total 259 in the four-match Test series that an injury-ravaged India won 2-1.
India vs England: 'India were better team in tricky conditions', Twitter reacts to hosts' win in 3rd Test
India beat England by 10 wickets in 3rd Test at Ahmedabad and inside two days. Here's how Twitter reacted to the hosts' win.
India vs England: Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin spin hosts to 2-1 series lead with comprehensive win in day-night Test
After Afghanistan's debut Test in 2018 in Bengaluru, this was the second time that India won a Test match inside two days.
India vs England: Axar Patel's six-wicket haul, Rohit Sharma's half-century put hosts in driver's seat on Day 1 of third Test
The spin combination of left-armer Patel and off-spinner India vs England exploited the turning Motera pitch at the newly-inaugurated Narendra Modi stadium to the full and England's first innings folded in just 48.4 overs after the visitors opted to bat.
Shubman Gill will not be fielding on the fourth day of the Chennai Test.
Virat Kohli doesn't offer excuses for team's bad displays, love that about his captaincy, says sprinter Yohan Blake
India suffered a 227-run defeat after England set them a target of world record 420 in the opening Test in Chennai on Tuesday. After the match, skipper Kohli admitted that his side put up an underwhelming performance.
Joe Root's dominance, bowlers' all-round display headline England's big win over India to take 1-0 lead
Check out photos from the first Test between India and England which concluded in Chennai on Tuesday.
India vs England, Highlights, 1st Test, Day 5 at Chennai, Full Cricket Score: Joe Root and Co clinch victory, take 1-0 lead in series
India vs England 2021, Live Cricket Score, 1st Test at Chennai, England tour of India with ball by ball commentary and live updates.
From Shubman Gill to Washington Sundar, here are five Indian players to watch out for in upcoming Tests against England.
India vs England: Gautam Gambhir backs Shubman Gill to open alongside Rohit Sharma, but says youngster shouldn’t be too burdened
Speaking on Star Sports show Game Plan, Gambhir felt that this decision was a no-brainer, but admitted that the 21-year-old must keep his head down.
Besides his 146-ball 91 at in the second innings at Gabba, Gill also had another half-century and looked comfortable in almost all his outings.
Mohammed Siraj is the find of the series and he was the most impressive of all. He had suffered a lot before shining the brightest.
India vs Australia: 'Never ever, ever underestimate the Indians,' says Justin Langer after suffering series defeat
Langer said the fightback after the Adelaide debacle was nothing short of remarkable especially after injury-forced ouster of big players like Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja.
Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill help India breach Fortress Gabba, seal historic Test series win over Australia
India chased down the improbably 328-run target set by Australia to become the first team in 32 years to win a Test at the Brisbane Cricket Ground, sealing the four-match series in their favour as well.
India vs Australia: Skill, composure, guts, resolve — this series showed India’s Test cricket's future is in safe hands
The Australian tour was as much about fascinating individual stories as much as the guts and gumption of this Indian team. There were stories within stories and as these unravelled one by one, it provided a glimpse into the rich talent reserves the country possesses and an assurance that Indian Test cricket's future is in safe hands