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Sunday, September 22

'Give Pant breathing space by slotting him at No. 5' - Gavaskar

Gavaskar felt Pant must work on his shot selection, but said the young player should not let outside opinions affect him too much

Saturday, September 21

India hold the aces as South Africa look for answers with series on the line

The visitors are still trying to find some middle-order muscle following AB de Villiers' retirement

Friday, September 20

Not worried about exclusion from T20Is - Kuldeep Yadav

'Maybe the selectors felt I needed a break. Maybe the team thinks some changes are required. I respect that, and I have no complaints,' he says

Barinder Sran switches to Chandigarh after Punjab snub

All the transfer and pre-season buzz from the Indian domestic season

Priyank Panchal ton the last-day highlight in drawn game

India A take two-match series 1-0 after winning the first game by seven wickets

There's no question, Virat Kohli is the RCB captain - Simon Katich

New head coach along with the team director Mike Hesson outline their vision for IPL 2020 and beyond

Thursday, September 19

Aiden Markram tunes up for Test series with 161 as South Africa A fightback

His century stand with Wiaan Mulder lifted South Africa A from 142 for 5 to 400; Kuldeep Yadav picked up four wickets for India A

Deepak Chahar and Virat Kohli lead India to breezy win

Having restricted South Africa to a below-par 149, India romped home with an over to spare

Wednesday, September 18

Aiden Markram finds form after Wriddhiman Saha's fifty

Kuldeep Yadav was among the wickets as South Africa A slumped against spin in Mysuru

India's batting depth in focus against Kagiso Rabada & Co.

Led by a new captain, South Africa could hand out at least two new caps; India likely to pick Dhawan over Rahul

Tuesday, September 17

Shubman Gill, Karun Nair make South Africa A toil

India's reserve opener made 92 to further establish his red-ball credentials; Nair ended the day unbeaten on 78

The Rishabh Pant journey from 'fearless' to 'careless' and back

Pant knows what he's trying to do when he takes a risk. New batting coach Vikram Rathour believes the wicketkeeper-batsman has to only hone his game plans.

India women player reports fixing approach

The BCCI's anti-corruption unit has registered an FIR with the Bengaluru police against two individuals who made the alleged approach

Sunday, September 15

Rain ruins India's home season opener in Dharamsala

The first T20I against South Africa was abandoned without even the toss taking place

Wasim Jaffer appointed Vidarbha's interim captain; Faiz Fazal injured

All the transfer and pre-season buzz from the Indian domestic season

Saturday, September 14

New-look South Africa face might of India as T20 World Cup preparations begin

The visitors are set to trial a new set of players - largely plucked out of the MSL and the South Africa A sides - under a new captain in de Kock

Dhoni - present and absent in Kohli's India

Dhoni's not retired. Or injured. He is not rested. Nobody dares utter the word "dropped". All anyone knows is, he's not in Dharamsala, and yet he is

Ambati Rayudu named Hyderabad captain after coming out of retirement

After being ignored for the World Cup, the 33-year old had announced his retirement from "all forms and levels" of cricket

'I got more confident as I played more Test cricket' - Jasprit Bumrah

The fast bowler, who is set to play his first ever Test match in India, speaks about his most memorable moment and the art of remaining calm on the field

Thursday, September 12

Jalaj Saxena, Shahbaz Nadeem hand India A convincing win

A top-order stutter did not hamper India A's chase of 48, with the home side taking less than ten overs to seal the win

Wednesday, September 11

New radio rights deal brings cricket back to All India Radio

The two-year deal, starting with the upcoming series against South Africa, also includes coverage of men's and women's domestic tournaments

'Absolute nonsense' - Ravi Shastri dismisses talk of rift between Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma

The India coach wants to leave behind a legacy like the West Indies side of the 1970s and 1980s, and the Australians of the 2000s

Tuesday, September 10

Jalaj Saxena's 61* helps India A open up lead

Shubman Gill fails to convert start into a hundred but South Africa A concede ground after another top-order collapse

Shardul Thakur, Shubman Gill dominate South Africa A

Thakur's three-wicket burst played a key role in dismissing the visitors cheaply before Gill struck an unbeaten 66

Sunday, September 08

CoA hands showcause to BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary

He has been asked to explain his absence from key ICC and Asian Cricket Council meetings

Jalaj Saxena called up to India A as cover for K Gowtham

Saxena has been added to the squad for the first four-day match against South Africa A, starting on Monday in Thiruvananthapuram

Ashwin still the best spinner India have - Kumble

Former India coach says team can accommodate both Ashwin and Jadeja on overseas tours

Rabada 'not too worried' with Archer, Bumrah snatching spotlight

The fast bowler also looks ahead to the upcoming India tour, and how the experience of having played there before will help some of his team-mates

Saturday, September 07

BCCI issues notice to Dinesh Karthik over CPL appearance

Karthik was spotted in the Trinbago Knight Riders dressing room during the inaugural match of the Caribbean Premier League 2019

Friday, September 06

Sanju Samson, Shardul Thakur sparkle as India A wrap up series 4-1

Reeza Hendricks struck a half-century and Beuran Hendricks was impressive with the ball, but it wasn't enough to stop the home side from winning by 36 runs

New batting coach Rathour backs Iyer, Pandey for No. 4 in ODIs

He also addresses the issue of India's opening batsmen in Tests, saying, 'we need to find a way for them to be more consistent'

Abhimanyu Easwaran: Building his case to move to the next level, one century at a time

While Abhimanyu's technique and playing style is impressive enough, his game awareness marks him out as someone with a bright future

Thursday, September 05

Rahul has flattered to deceive, open with Rohit - Ganguly

VVS Laxman also in agreement that Karnataka opener has not cashed in on his Test opportunities

Fifteen-year-old Shafali Verma gets maiden India call-up

Teenager Pooja Vastrakar also returns to the T20I squad led by Harmanpreet Kaur, while D Hemalatha is back for the ODIs

Wednesday, September 04

'Is the importance of playing Ranji finals zero?' - Sheldon Jackson lashes out

Saurashtra's middle-order mainstay questioned the absence of players from the successful Ranji Trophy team in the India A squads

Gursharan Singh takes over as Uttarakhand coach

All the transfer and pre-season buzz from the Indian domestic season

Delhi Capitals set to buy out R Ashwin from Kings XI Punjab

It is understood that Kings XI are likely to appoint a new captain with India batsman KL Rahul being the favourite

Tuesday, September 03

Mithali Raj retires from T20I cricket

"I wish to retire from T20Is to focus my energies on readying myself for the 2021 one-day World Cup"

Steven Smith topples Virat Kohli, becomes No. 1 Test batsman again

Jasprit Bumrah and Jason Holder move into top five for bowlers after Jamaica Test

Arrest warrant against Mohammed Shami in domestic violence case

The India pacer had been charged with attempt to murder and cruelty by his wife, Hasin Jahan, last March

Monday, September 02

Nitin Menon set to become 62nd Indian Test umpire

The former Madhya Pradesh cricketer has already officiated in 25 ODIs and 12 T20Is

KP Bhaskar back as Delhi coach, Stuart Binny shifts to Nagaland

All the transfer and pre-season buzz from the Indian domestic season

'I am the new guy, so I ask a lot of questions' - Jasprit Bumrah

India's spearhead credits a fast bowling group always willing to help each other out for team's success

Sunday, September 01

Saha, Kuldeep, Umesh picked for South Africa A four-dayers

Karun Nair makes comeback following impressive run of scores in Duleep Trophy

India's new strength and conditioning coach: Nick Webb top contender

Comes with the experience of working with the women's team and in domestic cricket in New Zealand, as well as an Auckland-based rugby outfit

I owe the Test hat-trick to Kohli - Jasprit Bumrah

The India fast bowler also said he wasn't himself sure if his inswinger that fetched him his maiden Test hat-trick had struck West Indies batsman Roston Chase's pad first