Team India

  • World T20: Everything working for Team India so far 31-03-2014 11:12 AM

    India have been the form team of the ICC World Twenty20 2014 thus far and the only unbeaten side in the tournament. Having already secured their semi-final berth, India cemented their place atop Group 2 of the Super 10 phase on Sunday by crushing Australia by 73 runs at the...
  • India: Batting solid, bowling iffy, World T20 record lopsided 20-03-2014 01:32 PM

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni is back at the helm, but fans will hope he has left his denial mode back in Ranchi, and India recognise the need to resurrect their World Twenty20 record in the fifth edition in Bangladesh. India are undoubtedly carrying the best assembly of T20 bats to reclaim...
  • BCCI has no plans to remove Fletcher as of now: Patel 14-03-2014 05:41 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday made it clear that under-fire coach of the Indian team Duncan Fletcher has its "full backing and support" and there was no immediate plans to remove him despite calls for his ouster from batting icon like Sunil Gavaskar. Fletcher was summoned by the BCCI...
  • Time has come for Duncan Fletcher to go, says Sunil Gavaskar 10-03-2014 09:15 AM

    After disaster tours of South Africa, New Zealand and early exit from Asia Cup pressure is piling up on India's coach Duncan Fletcher. Former captain and India's legend Sunil Gavaskar feels that a younger coach can help Team India. "It (Indian cricket) seems to be in a freefall that looks...
  • Has Team India's touring think-tank defied national selectors? 06-03-2014 02:03 PM

    More than two months into 2014 and less than a year from their World Cup title defence, India have beaten just Bangladesh and Afghanistan. The fact that they have conceded the No. 1 ODI rank and No. 2 Test rank to Australia adds insult to injury. But the team isn't...
  • How Team India can return to winning ways 04-03-2014 01:05 PM

    Sixty-three days have passed in 2014 and the only team India have been able to beat so far is Bangladesh and will likely add Afghanistan to that list in another day's time. If quality players line up as bricks in a team's rebuilding phase, winning culture provides the cement to...
  • Sunil Gavaskar slams Team India for 'abysmal' work ethics 03-03-2014 03:59 PM

    New Delhi:The Indian cricket team's run of poor form has prompted former captain Sunil Gavaskar to come down heavily on the beleaguered players, questioning their "abysmal work ethic" following the side's defeat to arch-rivals Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup. India suffered a nerve-wracking one-wicket defeat at the hands of...
  • Harbhajan can make a comeback to Team India : Sourav Ganguly 26-02-2014 09:53 AM

    Kolkata: Out of favour he might be right now but former Indian captain former captain Sourav Ganguly feels seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh can make a comeback if the selectors look beyond those favoured by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. "I think Bhajji can make a comeback to the national side in...
  • BCCI to sack coach Duncan Fletcher? 21-02-2014 01:16 PM

    Questions have been raised over Team India's performance after failing to win even a single match across all formats on their last two tours of South Africa and New Zealand, prompting the BCCI to mull over sacking coach Duncan Fletcher. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, the board...
  • Former Team India manager Amitabh Choudhary to contest LS polls 30-01-2014 10:41 PM

    Former Team India Manager Amitabh Choudhary on Thursday said he will contest the 2014 Lok Sabha polls from Ranchi Lok Sabha Constituency. "I will contest from Ranchi Lok Sabha constituency," Jharkhand State Cricket Association president, said inRanchi on Thursday, but did not say if he would join a political party...
  • Unidentified people pelt stones at MS Dhoni's house in Ranchi 24-10-2013 08:37 AM

    Ranchi: Unidentified people attacked Mahendra Singh Dhoni's residence as he played Australia in the city on Wednesday. They allegedly pelted stones at the house but no one was hurt. The incident took place in the backdrop of the fourth India-Australia ODI match, which had to be abandoned because of rains....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-09-2013 11:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • How India have fared when MS Dhoni has been rested 19-07-2013 11:00 AM

    The upcoming tour of Zimbabwe will be the fifth that India will play without MS Dhoni since he took over as full-time captain in all three formats in 2008. India's packed schedule in recent years, with the IPL thrown in, has compelled Dhoni to prioritise and take adequate rest before...
  • I will strive hard to bounce back: Harbhajan 18-07-2013 03:59 PM

    Chandigarh: Shocked at constantly being ignored by the selectors, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday said he would make every bit of effort in the next few months to make a comeback into the national side. "I will strive hard in the next 2-3 months and do every bit to bounce...
  • Indian selectors' foresight brought the Champions Trophy home 26-06-2013 03:20 PM

    When MS Dhoni and his boys - clad in white ICC jackets - held the Champions Trophy aloft, a certain five men did their own set of high-fives for taking decisions in the best interest of Indian cricket. The Indian selectors deserve a fair share of the applause Team India...
  • Team India will be under strict watch during Champions Trophy: reports 29-05-2013 01:24 PM

    New Delhi: As BCCI President N Srinivasan refuses to step aside over the IPL scandal, the board seems to be in damage control mode. Reports say that strict measures are being taken for the Champions Trophy. Reports say that Team India manager Ranjib Biswal has been asked not to permit...
  • Watch: Mixed reactions of fans on Dhoni's silence on IPL scandal 29-05-2013 01:03 PM

    While some fans say Team India and Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is justified in not commenting on the IPL fixing scandal, many say he should hold a separate press conference to speak out on the row. ...
  • Karthikeyan, Chandhok excited ahead of Race of Champions 08-11-2012 12:42 PM

    Narain Karthikeyan and Karun Chandhok are ready to represent Team India at the Race of Champions slated for December 14-16 in Bangkok. ...
  • Dr Kurien and Yuvraj: Indians never cease to inspire

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    This weekend was a bag of mixed emotions. On one side, I was elated to hear the news of Yuvraj Singh getting back to cricket...

  • Rahul Dravid: From falling in love to respecting the man's game of cricket

    Sanguine Symphony |  Pragati Ratti
    I was in my early teens when I got hooked to cricket. My father has been a cricket freak all his life and I somehow...

  • Hope to resolve issues with Sahara through dialogue: BCCI 06-02-2012 10:22 PM

    BCCI president N Srinivasan is hopeful of resolving all issues with Sahara India through dialogue, after the latter backed out of sponsorship of Team India and the Pune Warriors on Saturday. ...