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Tuesday, January 23

Wood fuelled by England's World Cup failure

Pace bowler feels he has a point to prove upon returning to India

Shubman Gill and Deepti Sharma win big at BCCI awards

Ravi Shastri, meanwhile, has been conferred the lifetime achievement award

Karun Nair to return to Northamptonshire in April

He will be available for seven County Championship fixtures till May, after going unsold in the IPL auction

Monday, January 22

Bumrah: Bazball could get me 'heaps of wickets'

"As a bowler, what I think is that it keeps me in play. And if they're going for it, playing so fast, they won't tire me out"

Kohli to skip first two Tests against England for 'personal reasons'

"Certain personal situations demand his presence and undivided attention," BCCI says of Kohli; replacement to be named soon

Saturday, January 20

Saumy Pandey leads India to victory; England ease past Scotland

Ubaid Shah, Naseem's brother, plays a crucial role in Pakistan's thumping win against Afghanistan

Tata extends IPL title sponsorship deal till 2028

The five-year extension, from 2024 to 2028, cost Tata INR 2500 crore (US$301 million approx.)

Friday, January 19

Tilak Varma, Arshdeep Singh, Rinku Singh in India A squad

The spin attack has been rejigged with Washington, Saurabh and Mulani getting call-ups for the last two four-dayers against England Lions

Thursday, January 18

Dhruv Jurel wants to use India experience to develop 'mental fortitude'

Wicketkeeper-batter also explains how he reacted to the news of his maiden call-up

Dravid on Rohit's 121*: 'He has just shown what a class player he can be'

The India head coach was also effusive in his praise for Rinku Singh: "just the maturity he's shown, the calmness is terrific"

Dravid on Rohit retiring in Super Over: 'Ashwin-level thinking'

And if he retired out, how was he allowed to bat in India's second Super Over?

Wednesday, January 17

Suryakumar undergoes groin surgery in Germany

India batter has been out of action since injuring his ankle in South Africa

Did Rohit retire out or retire hurt amid Super Over drama?

And if he retired out, how was he allowed to bat in India's second Super Over?

Win over India fans to win Test series in India - Finn

Part of victorious 2012 squad, Finn backs England's IPL stars to turn tide of support tourists' way

ICC confirms New York's Eisenhower Park will not host international games before T20 WC

The ground, which is set to host three of India's matches, is likely to be ready only by the end of May

Ball-by-ball: Rohit and Rinku set the Chinnaswamy on fire

The fifth-wicket pair hammered 58 runs in the last two overs of India's innings, a new record in T20Is

India bat in Bengaluru with Samson, Kuldeep, Avesh playing

Four changes for Afghanistan, one of which is legspinner Qais Ahmad

Tuesday, January 16

Expect big runs in T20I series finale, but don't go looking for World Cup answers

It's India last T20I game before the World Cup, but the tournament is only in June and there's a whole IPL to get out of the way first

Monday, January 15

Shreyas Iyer: 'Leaving the ball would bore me'

The India batter has a style of play and he wants to stick to it

Prakhar Chaturvedi smashes Yuvraj Singh's record for highest score in Cooch Behar Trophy final

Chaturvedi's 404 not out leads Karnataka past Mumbai and to the title in Shivamogga

BCCI invites applications for one senior national men's selector

There are currently two selectors from the west in the panel, including the chair Ajit Agarkar, and none from the north

Desai triggers dramatic Karnataka collapse to lead Gujarat to narrow win

Desai, the left-arm spinner, picked up seven wickets as Karnataka went from 50 for 0 to 103 all out

Sunday, January 14

Afghanistan ready with their spinners as Kohli returns to T20I cricket

It should be a high-scoring game in warm Indore after the players struggled in the bitter cold of Mohali in the first game

Friday, January 12

Kuldeep, Axar in India squad for first two England Tests; Jurel earns maiden call-up

Shami, who is working his way back from an ankle injury, is not part of the squad

Prasidh picks up quadriceps injury in Ranji game

He bowled just 14.5 overs before hobbling off the field during Karnataka's match against Gujarat

Bhuvneshwar returns to first-class cricket after six years with a five-for

The UP fast bowler helped his side fight back after they were bowled out for 60 by Bengal

Bengaluru, Delhi shortlisted as venues for WPL second season

The BCCI has tentatively pencilled in a window between February 22 and March 17

Thursday, January 11

Dube, Axar put India 1-0 up in chilly Mohali

Jitesh Sharma also impressed as India chased down 159 with 15 balls remaining

Wednesday, January 10

India's template in focus in final T20I series before T20 World Cup 2024

While Afghanistan have a total of nine games ahead of the T20 World Cup, India only have the IPL after these three

Dravid locks in Rohit and Jaiswal as openers for Afghanistan T20Is

Head coach also confirmed that Ishan Kishan had asked for a break for this series and Shreyas Iyer was dropped, not rested

Dinesh Karthik joins England Lions coaching staff for India tour

Former India wicketkeeper to assist batters for first nine days of tour

Kohli to miss Mohali T20I for personal reasons

He is expected to be back for the second and third matches of the series

Tuesday, January 09

Alyssa Healy, Annabel Sutherland lead clinical Australia to another series win

Beth Mooney chipped in with her first fifty of the tour as Australia came back from Test defeat to complete the white-ball double on this trip to India

Newlands Test pitch receives 'unsatisfactory' rating

Venue also picks up demerit point after hosting the shortest result Test in history

Ranji round one: Pujara, Padikkal, Dube sparkle; Puducherry stun Delhi

Rinku hits form with 92 against Kerala while Bishnoi plays a key role in Gujarat's thrilling come-from-behind win over Tamil Nadu

Monday, January 08

Shami targets comeback during Test series against England

India fast bowler has been out of action since the ODI World Cup final on November 19

Sunday, January 07

Perry, Sutherland and Wareham help Australia level the series

India were restricted to a below par total batting first in Mumbai

Kohli and Rohit return to India's T20I squad for Afghanistan series

Sanju Samson returns as well, while Shreyas was rested and Rahul not selected

Suryakumar, Hardik ruled out of Afghanistan T20Is

Ruturaj Gaikwad is also unavailable with a finger injury

Pujara's 17th double-hundred flattens Jharkhand

It was his eighth double in the Ranji Trophy, taking him to second spot on the competition's list of 200s

Saturday, January 06

Suthar and Narang are India A's lead spinners for first two England Lions games

It's a strong-looking squad, to be led by Abhimanyu Easwaran, with the likes of B Sai Sudharsan, Sarfaraz Khan and Navdeep Saini in the mix

Australia climb to the top of WTC points table after SCG win

India are now second, while three teams are tied for the third spot

Friday, January 05

Sadhu, Shafali and Mandhana dismantle Australia with ease

The 137-run opening stand in the chase was India's best first-wicket partnership against Australia in T20I history

Australia replace India as No. 1 Test team in ICC rankings

This ends India's reign as the top team across all three formats

Thursday, January 04

Rohit calls out ICC for supposed double standards in rating pitches: 'Hope they keep their ears and eyes open'

He took aim at the match referees and the ratings some of the pitches received at the 2023 World Cup, held in India

Siraj, Bumrah bowl India to victory in record time

Lasting just 107 overs, this was the shortest Test ever to produce a result

Wednesday, January 03

India emerge on top after 23-wicket mayhem in Cape Town

SA first folded for 55, before India faced a collapse of their own, losing their last six wickets without adding a run

Tuesday, January 02

Questions aplenty for India as SA look to give Elgar the perfect farewell

India have never won a Test at Newlands, and will need to change that if they are to salvage something from this series

Rohit: 'Prasidh has ability to succeed at this level'

India captain also confirms Jadeja's return to fitness, which gives the team more depth and options