'No excuses of burnout or being on tight schedule' - Rohit
'No excuses of burnout or being on tight schedule' - Rohit

India's ODI vice-captain said that while rotation kept the players fully fit, he would not like to take a break since he has only recently returned from an injury layoff

Smith not worried about facing spin in India
Smith not worried about facing spin in India

The Australia captain believes India's ODI pitches may not challenge his side as much as the tracks for the Tests in Bangladesh did

Australia to kick off limited-overs tour of India on September 17
Australia to kick off limited-overs tour of India on September 17

Official announcement yet to be made as BCCI awaits clearance on two new venues - Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram

Conscious decision to bid for global rights - Star India CEO
Conscious decision to bid for global rights - Star India CEO

Star India's strong presence in both television and digital spaces, as well as global markets, prompted the company to make a record-breaking bid for the IPL broadcast rights for the period 2018 to 2022

How India got fast
How India got fast

As the MRF Pace Foundation turns 30, here's the inside story of its transformative effect on Indian bowling

End of the road for Gambhir and Yuvraj?
End of the road for Gambhir and Yuvraj?

The pair does not feature among the 45 best first-class players in India outside the Test set-up anymore - or so their omission from the Duleep Trophy squads seems to suggest

Bengal turn down Ojha's request for transfer to Hyderabad
Bengal turn down Ojha's request for transfer to Hyderabad

Sourav Ganguly, president of the Cricket Association of Bengal, said that Bengal need Ojha in their team for the 2017-18 season

Duleep Trophy scrapped from 2017-18 calendar
Duleep Trophy scrapped from 2017-18 calendar

Normally the season-opener, the tournament has been deferred to the beginning of next season because of a cramped international calendar

BCCI to appeal against Kerala High Court order on Sreesanth ban
BCCI to appeal against Kerala High Court order on Sreesanth ban

A BCCI official confirmed that the board would approach the court "very soon"

Law Commission seeks state associations' views on legalising betting
Law Commission seeks state associations' views on legalising betting

The Supreme Court had mandated the Law Commission to undertake such a study after the Lodha Committee recommended in its report that betting on cricket be made legal in India

Kerala High Court asks BCCI to lift life ban on Sreesanth
Kerala High Court asks BCCI to lift life ban on Sreesanth

In a relief to fast bowler Sreesanth, the Kerala High Court has ordered the BCCI to lift the life ban on him for his alleged involvement in the IPL spot-fixing scandal of 2013

BCCI dumps neutral-venue policy for Ranji Trophy league stage
BCCI dumps neutral-venue policy for Ranji Trophy league stage

The knockout matches for the 2017-18 season, however, will continue to be played at neutral venues and the 28 teams participating in the competition be divided into four pools

Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram in line for T20I debuts
Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram in line for T20I debuts

Between September to December, India will play 23 internationals - three Tests, 11 ODIs and nine T20Is - against Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka during the home season

Shastri wants focus back on players after recent episodes
Shastri wants focus back on players after recent episodes

After the protracted saga preceding his own appointment as the new India coach, Ravi Shastri is eager for the focus to shift to his players and their cricket

Bharat Arun named India bowling coach, Bangar assistant coach
Bharat Arun named India bowling coach, Bangar assistant coach

India's support staff have been given two-year contracts extending until the end of the 2019 World Cup

BCCI can't bargain on Supreme Court order - Lodha
BCCI can't bargain on Supreme Court order - Lodha

Justice RM Lodha was critical of the Indian board and the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators in the tardiness regarding the implementation of reforms suggested by his committee

Niranjan Shah added to committee to inspect Lodha reforms
Niranjan Shah added to committee to inspect Lodha reforms

The former Saurashtra Cricket Association secretary becomes the eighth member of the panel, even though he is 73 years old, and as such over the age cap (70) suggested for BCCI office bearers

CoA to ask Supreme Court to enforce Lodha reforms
CoA to ask Supreme Court to enforce Lodha reforms

A CoA official said there was no other way to adopt the new constitution given that the BCCI has opted to setup a fresh committee to identify the difficulties in implementing the Supreme Court's July 18 order

BCCI's old guard stands firm against key Lodha reforms
BCCI's old guard stands firm against key Lodha reforms

Many state association members that ESPNcricinfo spoke to felt the BCCI had been forced to create a special committee to revisit the Lodha reforms because associations did not want to be rushed into implementing them

Vivo retains IPL title rights till 2022 after massive bid
Vivo retains IPL title rights till 2022 after massive bid

Chinese mobile handset manufacturer Vivo has retained the Indian Premier League title sponsorship rights for the next five seasons, with a winning bid of INR 2199 crores