INDIA TEST SQUAD

  • Why Gautam Gambhir missed the South African safari November 26, 2013

    Gautam Gambhir's Monday blues continued as the BCCI selectors once again coldshouldered his comeback request, opting to take only two specialist openers on a curtailed Test tour of South Africa. Sandeep Patil & Co picked a 17member party for the South African safari, but there was no room for the veteran...
  • India ready to pick first Test squad post Tendulkar era November 25, 2013

    A nervous Monday awaits Gautam Gambhir, who will hope it ends his selection blues with a recall to the Test squad for India's tour of South Africa. Out of the Test squad for almost a year now, Gambhir will hope that his 153 runs against Haryana on Saturday carry him to...
  • Hayden surprised at Sehwag's exclusion from Indian team March 7, 2013

    India dropped out-of-form opener Virender Sehwag for the remainder of the Test series against Australia on Thursday. ...
  • Sehwag axed, Harbhajan retained for last 2 Aus Tests March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag has been dropped from India's Test squad for the remaining two matches against Australia in Mohali and New Delhi. The BCCI selectors met on Thursday and announced a 14-man squad for the remaining two fixtures of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, which India lead 2-0, with Sehwag...
  • 4th Test: Yuvraj, Zaheer dropped; Jadeja called December 9, 2012

    Kolkata: Cracking the whip after Indias another humiliating defeat against England in the Kolkata Test, Indian selectors dropped Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh and included allrounder Ravindra Jadeja, legspinner Piyush Chawla and pacer Parvinder Awana for the fourth Test, starting in Nagpur from December 13. In a meeting in...
  • Harbhajan takes on critics, eyes 100th Test November 6, 2012

    Mohali: Back in the Test fold after a gap of nearly 15 months, offspinner Harbhajan Singh took a dig at his critics, saying that he is "not a magician" and it's never "oneway traffic" in the career of a sportsperson. After leading Punjab to an innings victory over Hyderabad on Monday,...
  • Four openers in Test squad surprises Raman November 5, 2012

    Kolkata: Indian selectors' decision to pick four openers in the squad for the first two Tests against touring England has surprised Bengal coach WV Raman. "I'm surprised to see four openers in the side. I'm not sure whether Ajinkya Rahane has been picked as a reserve middleorder batsman," Raman told...
  • India Test squad: Selectors adopt norisk policy November 5, 2012

    At 9:30am on Monday, an injured Virender Sehwag was a doubt for India's Test squad. By noon, he was batting on 100 for Delhi and an hour later firmly ensconced in the minds of the new BCCI selection committee, which also pleasantly surprised Murali Vijay and Harbhajan Singh by naming...
  • Yuvraj, Harbhajan, Vijay recalled for two Tests November 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Yuvraj Singh, Harbhajan Singh and Murali Vijay have been recalled to India's Test team for the first time in over a year as the new BCCI selection committee named a 15man squad for the first two matches against England this month. Suresh Raina, Piyush Chawla and S Badrinath were...