Hyderabad washout hurts cricket's value
Hyderabad washout hurts cricket's value

Almost 30,000 fans turned up at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium to watch India take on Australia. They didn't see any rain, but also didn't see a single ball being bowled

'No point playing IPL if not playing for India' - Nehra
'No point playing IPL if not playing for India' - Nehra

The India fast bowler, who is set to play his last international on November 1, said he is happy to call time on his career when people are asking 'why and not why not'

John Cena's 'a fair bit bigger than I am' - Behrendorff
John Cena's 'a fair bit bigger than I am' - Behrendorff

The Australia fast bowler laughed off a comparison to the WWE wrestler, and was in great spirits after picking up his first international wickets

Guwahati enthusiastically revives fling with cricket
Guwahati enthusiastically revives fling with cricket

Football might be king in Assam, but cricket received quite the welcome too

The Australian influence in Kuldeep's career
The Australian influence in Kuldeep's career

Ahead of the second T20I against Australia, Kuldeep Yadav acknowledged the role Australian wristspinners Shane Warne and Brad Hogg had in shaping his young career

Warner happy to follow Steven Smith's captaincy ethos
Warner happy to follow Steven Smith's captaincy ethos

Warner's captaincy has received praise from fellow opener Aaron Finch after the loss in Ranchi, and from his Sunrisers Hyderabad mentor VVS Laxman in the recent past

Finch, Maxwell and a bad romance
Finch, Maxwell and a bad romance

Australia's batsmen have spoken a lot about having a gameplan to deal with India's spinners. On Saturday, they were undone by sticking to them so rigidly that they forgot to think on their feet

Australia denied advantage of new rules
Australia denied advantage of new rules

The ICC had said that when games are reduced to less than 10 overs, the maximum quota of overs per bowler shall not be less than two. But that was not the case in Ranchi

Saurashtra move a way to challenge myself - Uthappa
Saurashtra move a way to challenge myself - Uthappa

Robin Uthappa feels playing a leadership and mentoring role would further his growth as well as that of his new team

Paine focused on short-term international goals
Paine focused on short-term international goals

With the flux around Australia's wicketkeeping spot, Tim Paine is aware a few good performances can keep him in the selection mix but he insists he isn't looking too far ahead yet

Focus more on improvement, not results' - Bumrah
Focus more on improvement, not results' - Bumrah

The 23-year old has made strong strides towards becoming a rounded bowler and has lately proven to be proficient at picking wickets with length deliveries

Behrendorff focused only on debut against India
Behrendorff focused only on debut against India

With James Pattinson joining Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood on the injury list, the Western Australia quick could be a potential dark horse for the Ashes, but he isn't looking too far ahead

Sri Lanka set for packed India tour
Sri Lanka set for packed India tour

The visitors will play three Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is over 37 days in November and December

Ashwin, Jadeja, Pujara set to play Ranji opener
Ashwin, Jadeja, Pujara set to play Ranji opener

Jadeja and Pujara have been named in Saurashtra's squad for the first match, while Ashwin and opening batsman M Vijay have conveyed their availability for Tamil Nadu

Ishant named Delhi Ranji captain
Ishant named Delhi Ranji captain

The 29-year old India pacer will replace Gautam Gambhir as Delhi's captain for the tournament. Rishabh Pant, however, will continue to be captain for limited-overs tournaments

Pandya's evolution could give Kohli luxury to pursue five-bowler strategy
Pandya's evolution could give Kohli luxury to pursue five-bowler strategy

Hardik Pandya's calculated aggression against Australia on Sunday proved his adaptability and maturity. In the long run, it could give an already formidable India an extra bowler without compromising on the batting

Kohli explains his method of scoring hundreds
Kohli explains his method of scoring hundreds

"I don't play for the three-figure mark maybe that's why I end up crossing it more times, because I am not thinking about it"

Kuldeep in focus as Australia wary of spin challenge
Kuldeep in focus as Australia wary of spin challenge

Australia's spin consultant S Sriram brings in Kerala-based left-arm wristspinner KK Jiyas to help the visitors train ahead of the first ODI in Chennai

Rahane, Rahul, and the batting puzzle
Rahane, Rahul, and the batting puzzle

Virat Kohli's challenge is to find a role for Ajinkya Rahane, who might have little to do when the regular openers are back, and ensure that KL Rahul doesn't feel shortchanged in the middle order

Tracing the trajectory of Axar's fledgling career
Tracing the trajectory of Axar's fledgling career

He has been stepping into the breach when required and receding into the background after doing his job. A few handy knocks against Australia could give Axar Patel a longer stay in the team