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  • Will not disclose Virender Sehwag's batting position: Pujara October 1, 2013

    Shimoga: India A captain Cheteshwar Pujara kept his cards close to his chest and refused to divulge whether veteran Virender Sehwag will open or bat in the middle order when his side locks horns with the West Indies A in the second unofficial Test starting on Wednesday. "I will not disclose...
  • Seniors take centrestage in 2nd India AWest Indies A Test October 1, 2013

    Shimoga: The spotlight will firmly be on outoffavour veterans Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan when India A seek revenge for the openingmatch humiliation against West Indies A in their second unofficial Test starting here on Wednesday. Led by Cheteshwar Pujara, India A were beaten by massive 162 runs...
  • Yuvraj returns for Australia series; Gambhir, Sehwag ignored September 30, 2013

    Chennai: The BCCI selection committee acknowledged the recent form of Yuvraj Singh by recalling the lefthanded batsman into the 15member squad announced here on Monday for the lone Twenty20 and first three onedayers against the visiting Australian team. MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ishant Sharma, who were rested for...
  • Virender Sehwag returns to middle order with quickfire fifty September 27, 2013

    There was no sign of Virender Sehwag when the Delhi openers came out to open the innings against India Blue in the NKP Salve Challengers Trophy. A wicket went down early, and Virat Kohli stepped out. Still no sign of Sehwag. Kohli went as quickly as he strode in. The...
  • India Blue beat Delhi in Challenger Trophy opener September 26, 2013

    Indore: Virender Sehwag struck a fluent halfcentury in the first outing of his comeback bid into the national side but that was not good enough to prevent a formidable Delhi side from losing by 18 runs to India Blue in the opening game of NKP Salve Challenger Series here on...
  • Kohli to look for matchtime as Sehwag, Yuvraj eye redemption September 25, 2013

    Indore: Team India's batting mainstay Virat Kohli will look to get some batting practice ahead of the ODI series against Australia while Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh will be aiming to get back into national selectors' radar when Delhi meet India Blue in Challenger Series opener. Kohli, who is expected to...
  • Team more important than individual achievements: Sehwag September 16, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: India's dashing opening batsman Virender Sehwag, who is eyeing a return to the national team, feels that team is more important than a player's personal achievements. "Victory of the team is always more important than the individual performance of a player," said Sehwag at the inauguration of the two synthetic...
  • Does Virender Sehwag fit in the middle order? September 16, 2013

    The Sandeep-Patil led national selectors have thrown a rope to Virender Sehwag by including him in the four-day squad that will take on West Indies A later this month, and Sehwag wants to make the most of it to boost his chances of a return to the Test squad. The veteran...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir, Kohli in Delhi probables list for Challengers Trophy September 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi team's probables list bore a star-studded look with all the senior and U-19 national team players included in the 28-member list for the upcoming NKP Salve Challenger Series starting in Indore on September 26. The list includes Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, the two out-of-favour seniors Gautam Gambhir...
  • Can Sehwag, Gambhir and Zaheer grab their chances? September 11, 2013

    After several months out of the Indian cricket team, during which time a crop of younger, fitter and extremely driven young batsmen and bowlers have made rapid strides, the sidelined trio of Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan was on Tuesday given a lifeline. That lifeline came in the...
  • Rahul Dravid backs senior players for India comeback September 10, 2013

    Bangalore: Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Tuesday backed out-of-favour players like Virender Sehwag who have been included in the India 'A' squad against visiting West Indies A to get back to form and return to the national side. Sehwag, Zaheer Khan and Gautam Gambhir were handed a lifeline for staging...
  • Virender Sehwag in Nepal cricket team, by mistake September 10, 2013

    Kathmandu: The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) has been left red-faced after it used star Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag's picture in a Nepal national team jersey in the annual souvenir published by it. The 2013 annual souvenir published by CAN has a Sehwag action picture on its cover, wearing a deep...
  • Sehwag, Gambhir, Zaheer in India A squad to face West Indies A September 10, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: The sidelined trio of Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan have found places in the India A squad to face West Indies A for two of three four-day matches later this year, while Yuvraj Singh has been named captain of the limited-overs leg of the upcoming series at...
  • Impressed by India's pace talent, says Glenn McGrath August 30, 2013

    Talking to CNN-IBN, the Aussie legend spoke about Ishwar Pandey's performance in South Africa and Virender Sehwag's future. ...
  • DhawanRohit combo proving a good fit in ODIs August 22, 2013

    While India's latest opening pair in ODI cricket has yet to be tested consistently by quality teams across varied conditions, they have put up numbers in a short span of time that demand attention. Considering the selectors and team management are building a team for the 2015 World Cup, and...
  • Ganguly backs Gambhir, Yuvraj and others to make India return August 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Former captain Sourav Ganguly says the likes of Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan can still make a comeback to India's national team but they need to be "hungry" for that. All the three players, along with Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh, are out of favour these days...
  • Sehwag backs Poonia over Khel Ratna controversy August 15, 2013

    Former Indian cricket vicecaptain Virender Sehwag has come out in support of discusthrower Krishna Poonia in the controversy over the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards, asking the government to take note of her achievements. "Poonia has big achievements like CWG Gold medal and sixth place finish at the Olympics and should...
  • Fletcher should be credited for India's win: Sanjay Jha June 26, 2013

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Team India has now won every ICC championship under the Sun. So is this the best Indian team ever? Cricketnext founder Sanjay Jha joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the matter. Q. Is this team suited to play test in overseas condition? Asked by: Jugal ...
  • Abdul Qadir tips India for Champions Trophy final June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Abdul Qadir, the former Pakistan legspinner, has tipped India as finalists for the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy while stressing on the team's batting as giving them the upper hand in Saturday's match against Pakistan in Birmingham. India are the only team to so far qualify for the knockout...
  • It is not difficult to sit out, says Gautam Gambhir June 12, 2013

    The Delhi batsman, who is not the part of India squad in ICC Champions Trophy, said that it is part and parcel of the game. ...
  • Is Dhawan the perfect man to replace Sehwag, Gambhir? June 7, 2013

    Shikhar Dhawan got India's campaign in the ICC Champions Trophy off to a flying start as he smashed his maiden ODI ton to help India register a convincing win over South Africa on Thursday. After his emphatic debut in Tests three months ago, where he scored a century off just...
  • How India have fared in the ICC Champions Trophy June 1, 2013

    Ever since its inception 15 years ago, the ICC Champions Trophy has been a seesaw ride for the Indian cricket team. Only twice have they made the final they were joint winners with Sri Lanka in 2002 but have contested some cracking matches. Cricketnext recaps India's run in each...
  • Champions Trophy flashback: When Virender Sehwag pummelled England June 1, 2013

    Virender Sehwag was not that big name when he scored a blistering century to knock England out of the ICC Champions Trophy in 2002. Sehwag scored 126 off just 104 balls with 21 fours and a six, and had an opening stand of 192 with skipper Sourav Ganguly to...
  • As it happened: Pune Warriors India v Delhi Daredevils, Game 71, IPL 6 May 19, 2013

    Live updates from Game 71 between Pune Warriors India and Delhi Daredevils at Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium. Pune Warriors India host Delhi Daredevils in a match which will decide who takes the last spot in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. Both teams have a tournament to forget, each...
  • Wooden spoon at stake in PuneDelhi tie May 18, 2013

    Pune: Pune Warriors India host Delhi Daredevils on Sunday in a match which will decide who takes the last spot in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. Both teams have a tournament to forget, each picking up just three wins in 15 matches and it's hard to say...
  • CSK take on Delhi Daredevils to reclaim top spot May 13, 2013

    Chennai: Chennai Super Kings were sitting pretty at the top until Monday when Mumbai Indians pushed them to second position with a win against Sunrisers Hyderabad, but the twotime IPL champions will be determined to reclaim their top position with a win at home against bottomdwellers Delhi Daredevils on Tuesday....
  • Bangalore eye a big win against hapless Delhi May 9, 2013

    Delhi: Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to put one foot in the IPL playoffs with a win when take on the lowly Delhi Daredevils at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Friday. Bangalore have won seven of their 12 encounters so far and a win against Delhi will do them...