India batsman KL Rahul's exclusion from the playing XI for the series-deciding third ODI against England at Headingley raised many eyebrows.
Believed to be a minor thumb injury till now, Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha is actually nursing a career-threatening shoulder problem caused by a "bungled" rehabilitation programme at the National Cricket Academy, a top BCCI official has claimed.
Joe Root is eyeing more one-day international tons after becoming England’s most prolific century-maker, though his next one is unlikely to be celebrated with another bat-drop.
Leeds: England will have no qualms about selecting Ben Stokes for next month's first Test against India, even though the match could finish just a day before the all-rounder's trial for affray begins.
A week ago, pacer Pat Cummins had made a “brave and bold” prediction that India skipper Virat Kohli would not be able to get a single hundred when the Men in Blue visit Australia for a four-Tests series in November this year.
India vs England: Ravi Shastri dismisses speculation surrounding MS Dhoni’s retirement, says he is...
India head coach Ravi Shastri has dismissed speculation about MS Dhoni's retirement, which gained traction on social media after the former India captain took the match ball from the umpires after the third ODI at Headingley.
Leeds: A day after ‘MS Dhoni retiring’ speculation left the social media in frenzy after he took the match ball from the on-field umpires Bruce Oxenford and Michael Gough as England beat India in the third and final ODI in Leeds to win the series on Tuesday.
England will have no qualms about selecting Ben Stokes for next month's first Test against India, even though the match could finish just a day before the all-rounder's trial for affray begins.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar will fly back to India from England to recuperate from a lower back problem that kept him out of action recently.
Paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar is in doubt for the series after he aggravated a lower back injury during the third ODI against England, while fellow seamer Jasprit Bumrah was named but will only be available from the second Test in Southampton.