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Friday, June 30

Agarkar frontrunner to be the new India men's chairman of selectors

Former bowler has played 26 Tests and 191 ODIs and has experience of being on a selection panel in domestic cricket

Thursday, June 29

Ganguly on Rahane as Test vice-captain: 'I don't understand the thought process behind it'

He also hoped Sarfaraz Khan and Abhimanyu Easwaran would get called up to the Test squad in the future

Muzumdar, Arothe in shortlist for India women head coach

The CAC is expected to announce the coach for the likely two-year term on July 3

Vihari set to move to Madhya Pradesh from Andhra

Kulwant Khejroliya is likely to join him as the 2021-22 Ranji Trophy champions get ready for the new season

Tuesday, June 27

2023 ODI World Cup schedule finally out; India vs Pakistan in Ahmedabad on October 15

Tournament to run from October 5 to November 19; semi-finals on November 15 and 16 in Mumbai and Kolkata, final in Ahmedabad

Monday, June 26

Ravi Bishnoi moves from Rajasthan to Gujarat ahead of domestic season

The legspinner has represented his home side Rajasthan in the domestic circuit since 2019

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Morgan, Knight and Goswami included in MCC World Cricket Committee

"Important that we are growing the female representation on the committee," chair Mike Gatting notes

Saturday, June 24

Gavaskar defends 'loyal servant' Pujara: 'Why make him the scapegoat for our batting failures?'

"I simply don't understand, what is the criteria of dropping him and keeping the others who failed?"

Shastri wants two left-handers in India's top six for the ODI World Cup

He says India are favourites "if they get the right balance of youth and experience"

Friday, June 23

Pujara dropped; Jaiswal and Gaikwad in India's Test squad for West Indies

Mukesh Kumar has also been named in the squad; Mohammed Shami has been rested and Umesh Yadav dropped

Yashasvi Jaiswal: 'I just want to go out and express myself'

Selected in the India Test squad for the West Indies tour, Jaiswal will be heading to the NCA in Bengaluru in a couple of days' time to prepare

Samson, Gaikwad and Mukesh called up to India ODI squad for West Indies tour

Samson is one of two keepers named in the squad alongside Ishan Kishan

Thursday, June 22

Pakistan's foreign office is evaluating the team's involvement in ODI World Cup

"We will offer our views to PCB in due course," said a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Wednesday, June 21

'Dhoni never complained about his knee to anybody'

CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan reflects on a successful season and clarifies he wasn't 'pacifying' Jadeja in viral video

Ahuja and Patil star as India A win Women's Emerging Teams Asia Cup

Bangladesh A were skittled for 96 after Vrinda Dinesh top-scored with the bat to help set a 128-run target

Thilak Naidu appointed India's junior selection committee chairperson

The CAC also added Shyama Shaw to the women's senior selection panel

Sunday, June 18

Rahane to play for Leicestershire after WI tour; Pujara to return for Sussex

Rahane had signed the deal in January but his Test comeback delayed his participation

Friday, June 16

Duleep Trophy: Tilak, Rinku, Mukesh among players to watch out for

The inter-zonal tournament will be played across two venues in Bengaluru

Thursday, June 15

Ashwin sees WTC final omission as 'stumbling block', not 'setback'

The top-ranked Test bowler says he is a lot more "chilled" and "relaxed" at this stage of his life

Four Asia Cup matches in Pakistan; remaining nine in Sri Lanka

The ACC finally made an official announcement but the detailed schedule of games is still awaited

Rishabh Pant's recovery progressing faster than expected

Bumrah and Shreyas are also undergoing rehab after surgery and could return for the Asia Cup in September

Wednesday, June 14

T20 leagues: ICC mulls hard cap of four overseas players in XI

T20 working group also discusses uniform 10% release fee for boards hosting franchise leagues

Monday, June 12

India to begin next WTC cycle with two-match series in Caribbean

The tour, starting July 12, also includes three ODIs and five T20Is

Shastri: You've got to miss IPL to have 20 days of prep for WTC final

Rohit had said India would have done better against Australia if they'd had '20-25 days' to prepare

Shubman Gill fined for criticism of TV umpire's decision

India and Australia have been hit with big fines for maintaining slow over-rates during WTC final

Sunday, June 11

Rohit: 'There was no lapse of concentration; we wanted to bat in a different way'

India captain wants his batters to play with freedom but deliver more on the big stage, following their repeated global-event missteps

Rohit on Green's low catch: 'The third umpire should have seen more replays'

Pat Cummins, however, was happy with the verdict of third umpire Kettleborough, whom he called "probably the best umpire in the world"

'Why cannot it be March?' - Rohit questions WTC final scheduling and venue

India captain also added his voice to calls for the final to be played as a best-of-three series

Rahul Dravid rues India's first-day no-show with the ball

The India coach thinks his side conceded too much ground too quickly on day one, putting them irreversibly behind in their bid to secure the Test mace

Thursday, June 08

ICC: 2023 World Cup fixtures to be released 'as soon as we possibly can'

Fixtures unknown even four months before, though dates for previous two World Cups were announced more than a year in advance

Wednesday, June 07

Travis Head and Steven Smith thoroughly dominate India on day one

India won the toss but not much else through three challenging sessions at The Oval

WTC final: Have India made a mistake in leaving out R Ashwin?

Ricky Ponting, Sanjay Manjrekar and Brad Haddin all think so, citing Ashwin's record against Australia and the nature of The Oval track

ICC preps back-up pitch for WTC final in case of protestor disruption

Security on alert for India-Australia Test after recent interventions by Just Stop Oil

Tuesday, June 06

India face a rehash of the R Ashwin debate in WTC final

Rohit Sharma says they will only take a call after seeing The Oval pitch on day one

Two golden generations to have their last shot at a Test world title

This final feels especially weighty, since it pits the two best teams not just of Test cricket's last two years but arguably of its last decade

Pressure on India to win an ICC title after ten-year wait? Not at all, says Dravid

Dravid feels the lack of hype going into the final could work in India's favour

Monday, June 05

Cummins happy to be 'underdone than overdone'; 'getting mentally ready' key for Rohit

Are the Indians better prepared because they are coming off the IPL, or will the long break for many of the Australians benefit them?

Yash Dayal denies posting Islamophobic cartoon on Instagram

Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Titans fast bowler distances himself from the post, says his account had been hacked into

Watson: Transition from IPL to WTC final in England is 'extreme'

He believes the short turnaround is a huge challenge for both sides but particularly Cameron Green

Sunday, June 04

India keep their options open as Oval build-up intensifies

Sunday's training session gave no possible answers to Bharat vs Kishan and how many spinners India will pick

Saturday, June 03

A wish list for Indian stadiums and India's T20I XI after IPL

Sidharth Monga, Vishal Dikshit and Kaustubh Kumar get together on the latest episode of Stump Mic

Friday, June 02

Wrestlers' protest: 1983 World Cup winners 'distressed and disturbed' at developments

BCCI president Roger Binny has clarified that he wasn't a part of the group that issued the statement on the matter

Shastri: Bharat vs Kishan could hinge on bowling combination

The former head coach also suggested that R Ashwin and Umesh Yadav are contesting one spot in India's XI

MS Dhoni undergoes knee surgery in Mumbai

CSK captain is looking at a period of extensive rehab as he tries to see if he has one more IPL in him

Shweta Sehrawat to lead India A at Emerging Women's Asia Cup

The core of India's U-19 squad that won the World Cup this year will feature in the tournament in Hong Kong