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News Archive - India

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Gilly Retires as Test Grinds OnA hard-fought day of traditional cricket was over-shadowed by the late announcement that Adam Gilchrist is playing his last Test.26 Jan 2008Cameron Burge
Tendulkar turns on the styleAn intriguing day of Test cricket saw Sachin Tendulkar notch up his 39th Test century at the fourth Test against Australia in Adelaide.24 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Ganguly out and Raina recalledSourav Ganguly has been excluded from India's one-day squad for the Commonwealth Bank series in Australia.20 Jan 2008Liam Camps
India Ends The StreakIndia deservedly won a pulsating 3rd test by 72 runs in Perth today to end Australia's winning streak at 16 matches. 19 Jan 2008Cameron Burge
India on course for victorySome fine batting from Sehwag, Pathan, Dhoni, Singh and above all Laxman helped India set Australia 413 for victory in the Third Test.18 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
India dominate second dayIndia have kept the four match series alive after bowling Australia out in just 50 overs for 212 on day two of the third Test at Perth.17 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Australia peg India backLate wickets after a strong stand between Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar, gave Australia a slight edge on Day 1 of the 3rd Test.16 Jan 2008Sudeep Popat
Rogers and Tait in for 3rd TestChris Rogers is due to receive his first Test cap and Shaun Tait will return to Test cricket at the WACA against India.15 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Foster called up for LionsWicketkeeper James Foster and bowlers Charlie Shreck and Steve Kirby have been called up to the England Lions squad.15 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Six pacers for SL in CB SeriesSri Lanka will count six fast bowlers in their squad of 15 for the upcoming Commonwealth Bank series in Australia.15 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Comets V India- Tame DrawVirender Sehwag lit up the Manuka Oval with an electrifying 113 in just 78 balls, including 2 sixes and 18 fours.12 Jan 2008Archie Mac
ACT defy IndiansThe Canberra Comets continue to punch above their weight, finishing at 292-8, just 33 runs behind their more fancied opponents11 Jan 2008Archie Mac
Comets Hold Their OwnIndia gave a workman-like performance in their tour match against the Canberra Comets. On a beautiful batting pitch they scored 325-910 Jan 2008Archie Mac
Tour back on, Bucknor cannedMany cricket fans will breathe a sigh of relief today with the announcement that the BCCI have no plans to cancel India's tour of Aus.08 Jan 2008Zac Gelman
Controversies ignite down underThe Indian tour is jeopardy after the series was marred with allegations of racism, bad umpiring,and claims of unsportsmanlike conduct.07 Jan 2008Manan Shah
Australia beat India in thrillerMichael Clarke picked up three wickets in the penultimate over as Australia beat India by 122 runs, gaining a 2-0 series lead.06 Jan 2008Sudeep Popat
Hayden ton sets up final dayMatthew Hayden scored a vital century, taking Australia to a 213-run lead against India with the final day's play remaining at the SCG.05 Jan 2008Sudeep Popat
Dazzling Tendulkar leads IndiaIndia dominated day three at the SCG as Sachin Tendulkar cast aside all doubts and turned back the clock with a supreme unbeaten 154.04 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Waugh calls for umpiring rethinkFormer Australia captain Steve Waugh has called for the concept of neutral umpires to be abandoned in Test cricket.04 Jan 2008Liam Camps
Laxman century boosts IndiaVVS Laxman produced a superb innings to finally kick India's batting into life on the 7th day of the Test series in Australia.03 Jan 2008Richard Dickinson
Australia record thumping winAustralia marched onto their 15th consecutive win in Tests by clinically dismissing India for 161 in the finals innings and sealing a mammoth 337-run victory.29 Dec 2007Sudeep Popat
Australia well on top on 3rd dayIndia will require another 493 runs for victory on the final two days of the MCG Test, after a competent Australian team effort today.28 Dec 2007Richard Dickinson
Normal Service ResumedAustralia once again showed why they are No 1 in the World, brushing aside India for 196 at the MCG, and finishing the day 32-027 Dec 2007Archie Mac
India Fight BackAn inspiring fight back by India, led by Anil Kumble, has left honours just about even at stumps on day one, with Australia 337-926 Dec 2007Archie Mac
Ganguly leads run riotSourav Ganguly scored a maiden Test double ton, leading India to pile up 626 on Day 2 of the third Test against Pakistan.09 Dec 2007Sudeep Popat
Symonds v Sreesanth: Gloves OffAn boxing Aussie promoter says Andrew Symonds and Shantha Sreesanth should take their war or words into the boxing ring.06 Dec 2007Cameron Burge
MacGill to have hand surgeryAustralian spin bowler Stuart MacGill will undergo surgery on his right hand, according to Cricket Australia's medical officer.04 Dec 2007Zac Gelman
Jaffer puts in India in commandA majestic century by Wasim Jaffer against a meek Pakistani attack put India on top in the second Test between the neighbors.30 Nov 2007Sudeep Popat
Injured Gul flies homeAlready trailing India 1-0 in the ongoing Test series, Pakistan have had their woes compounded with an ever expanding injury list.29 Nov 2007Liam Camps
MacGill faces surgeryOut of form Australian spin bowler Stuart MacGill may elect to have surgery on his troublesome knee in a bid to save his career.28 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Kirsten offered Indian roleIndia have finally decided on a successor to Greg Chappell as the head of the Indian national team, South African Gary Kirsten.28 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Hayden hurts kneeAustralian opener Matthew Hayden will miss a First Class match against South Australia tomorrow due to knee tendonitis.28 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
India take first TestIndia secured a six wicket win over Pakistan today, to take a one-nil lead in the three match series.26 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
India almost homeIndia are all but assured of victory after a highly polished performance on day four of the First Test against Pakistan.25 Nov 2007Richard Dickinson
Pakistan build leadPakistan are in a solid position to take the first test against India today after building a 167 run lead by the end of day three.24 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar helps seal seriesDespite getting out in the 90s again, Sachin Tendulkar powered India to a 3-1 series win over Pakistan with his sparkling batting.15 Nov 2007Sudeep Popat
Sachin rules out Test captaincyDespite being a favourite for the job, Sachin Tendulkar has told the BCCI that he will not captain India in Test cricket.06 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
India win first ODI by 5 wicketsIndia have strolled to a five wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan today to go one up after the first match of the five game ODI series05 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Asif suffers further injury blowPakistan have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their one-day series against India with the news Mohammad Asif will miss the ODI series.02 Nov 2007Zac Gelman
Dravid out, Sehwag inRahul Dravid and Dinesh Karthik have been omitted from the India team to play Pakistan in the first two ODIs.27 Oct 2007Liam Camps
Woolmer murdered - pathologistThe Jamaican pathologist who conducted the autopsy on Bob Woolmer has maintained has maintained his view that the death was murder.25 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
"Back it up Sreesanth" - McGrathGlenn McGrath has advised Indian fast bowler Sreesanth to partner his aggressive talk with more consistent bowling performances.23 Oct 2007Liam Camps
India deny Australian revengeIndia handed Australia a seven wicket thrashing in their one-off Twenty20 at Mumbai today.20 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Australia/India release racism statementThe President of the Board for Cricket in India and the Chairman of Cricket Australia today issued a joint statement on racism.18 Oct 2007James Nixon
India gain consolation victoryMurali Kartik's career best 6-27 helped India to a two wicket victory over Australia in the final ODI at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.18 Oct 2007James Nixon
Symonds Seals the SeriesAndrew Symonds blazed a ton and bowled 10 tight overs as Australia beat India by 18 runs to take a 4-1 lead in the seven match series.14 Oct 2007Cameron Burge
Hayden in doubt for NagpurAustralian opener Matthew Hayden is in doubt for Australia's sixth ODI against India after sustaining an injury in the previous match.13 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Johnson rips through IndiaMitchell Johnson took career best figures against India today to help Australia thrash India in the fifth ODI at Vadodara by nine wks.11 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Symonds racially abusedAustralia's Andrew Symonds was allegedly subjected to monkey chants during the Fifth ODI at Vadodara.11 Oct 2007Richard Dickinson
Tendulkar plays down milestoneOn the eve of his 400th ODI cap, Sachin Tendulkar has remained his typical, modest self dismissing the magnitude of the event.10 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Will 'Roy' and Yuvraj crack the top level?Upon the completion of the third ODI between India and Australia, I marvelled at the undoubted talents of Andrew Symonds and Yuvraj Singh.10 Oct 2007Paul Wood
Sreesanth continues bad bloodIndian seamer Sreesanth has continued the bad blood with Australia after getting in Andrew Symonds face in an off the field incident.09 Oct 2007James Nixon
Yuvraj has a September to rememberAfter a sterling Twenty20 Championship in South Africa, Yuvraj Singh has been names Cricket Web's Player of the Month for September.09 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Australia Thwarts YuvrajA scintillating 121 from Yuvraj Singh was not enough to get India home against Australia in the third ODI at Hyderabad today.05 Oct 2007Cameron Burge
Aust. take series lead at KochiAustralia have reaffirmed their supremacy in limited overs cricket with a comprehensive 84 run victory over India at Kochi today.02 Oct 2007Zac Gelman
Clarke ton in vain, as rain winsMicahel Clarke struck an impeccable century to put Australia in a commanding position in the first ODI in India, until the rain came.29 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Sharma replaces ChawlaRohit Sharma has taken the place of Piyush Chawla in the Indian ODI squad to take on Australia during the 7 match series.28 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
Four Black Caps sign up with ICLFormer Black Caps Chris Cairns, Nathan Astle, Chris Harris and Hamish Marshall have all signed deals with the Indian Cricket League.28 Sep 2007James Nixon
Yousuf cancels ICL contractPakistan cricketer Mohammad Yousuf has canceled his contract with the Indian Cricket League and is available to play for Pakistan again.27 Sep 2007James Nixon
ODI rule changes could come in earlyThe changes to be made to ODI cricket by the International Cricket Council could come in early if the Indian and Australian Cricket Boards agree.26 Sep 2007James Nixon
India Clinches Grand FinaleIndia saw off a dogged Pakistan to win the final of the inaugural World Twenty20 by five runs in a see-sawing battle at New Wanderers.24 Sep 2007Cameron Burge
Sree fined for over-appealingIndia's S.Sreesanth has been found guilty of over-appealing during India's 15 run win over Australia and fined 25% of his match fee.23 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Hussey could miss Indian tourMike Hussey may miss his side's seven match ODI tour of India after sustaining a hamstring injury during yesterday's semi-final loss.23 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Chawla to miss seriesPiyush Chawla, the Indian leg-spinner, will miss the limited-overs series against Australia due to an ankle injury.23 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
India through to finalYuvraj Singh was special once again, as India held their nerve to beat Australia to claim a final berth alongside Pakistan.22 Sep 2007Alex Crampton
Ponting may tour IndiaRicky Ponting will most probably not miss his side's seven match one-day series against India later this month.21 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Smith critical of WC formatGraeme Smith has voiced his disapproval of the fixture that saw his side eliminated from the World Cup despite only losing one match.21 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
India smash South AfricaIndia dominated South Africa to go through into the semi finals with a comprehensive victory against South Africa.20 Sep 2007Manan Shah
Hilfenhaus replaces TaitBen Hilfenhaus has been named to replace Shaun Tait for Australia's tour of India after Tait failed to recover from his elbow surgery.19 Sep 2007James Nixon
India brush England asideIndia remained in contention for the Twenty20 semi-finals with a vital 18 run victory. Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes in an over!19 Sep 2007Paul Wood
Dhoni named new one-day captainMahendra Dhoni has been named India's new one-day cricket after Rahul Dravid resigned last week after two years in charge.18 Sep 2007James Nixon
Black Caps too good for IndiaDespite a great start to the Indian innings, the Black Caps led by Daniel Vettori recorded a hard fought 10 run win.16 Sep 2007Archie Mac
Dravid resigns from captaincyRahul Dravid has stepped down as captain of India, asking to be relieved before Australia tour India later this month.14 Sep 2007Zac Ritchie
India wins in bowl-outIndia won a thrilling match against Pakistan through a 3-0 bowl-out victory, after the Group D qualifying match ended in a tie.14 Sep 2007Sudeep Popat
India-Scotland washed outThe third game of the day was washed out today as India and Scotland both earned one point.13 Sep 2007Manan Shah
Ponting named cricketer of the yearRicky Ponting and the Australian team have again dominated the ICC Awards with the Aussies taking home five of the eight awards.10 Sep 2007James Nixon
Group D preview - in the balanceIndia and Pakistan will both be looking to edge through group D of the World Twenty20, but it'll be tight.09 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Flintoff ruled fit for Lord'sEngland have received a boost ahead of their one-day decider against India today with the news Andrew Flintoff has been declared fit.08 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
England claim series at LordsEngland won the ODI series with India after an easy victory in the deciding game at Lord's, bowling the tourists out for just 187.08 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Tendulkar dismisses rumoursSachin Tendulkar has denied any claims of his imminent retirement from ODIs saying he wants to continue playing for as long as he can.07 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Harris, Astle turn down domestic contractsChris Harris and Nathan Astle have turned down domestic contracts with the Canterbury Cricket Union paving the way for them to join the Indian Cricket League.05 Sep 2007James Nixon
India level series in thrillerIndia won an incredible match at The Oval to keep themselves alive in the seven-match ODI series against England.05 Sep 2007Richard Dickinson
Tendulkar delighted with rankingSachin Tendulkar has expressed his happiness at being ranked the number one cricketer by recently retired Shane Warne.03 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Bopara hurt ahead of World CupRavi Bopara has received a cruel blow ahead of the Twenty20 WC this month after injuring himself during today's ODI against India.02 Sep 2007Zac Gelman
Resurgent India thrash EnglandIndia responded to going 3-1 down in the series against England in the best was possible, destroying the hosts in the 5th ODI in Leeds.02 Sep 2007Sean Bennett
Flintoff doubtful for HeadingleyEngland allrounder Andrew Flintoff is a doubt for the fifth one-day international against India.01 Sep 2007Liam Camps
India hopeful over Zaheer injuryIndia are hopeful that Zaheer Khan will be fit enough to take his place in the starting eleven for the fifth one-dayer on Sunday.31 Aug 2007James Nixon
England take 3-1 leadEngland won the 4th ODI against India at Old Trafford, but needed a partnership of 99 for the 8th wicket between Bopara and Broad30 Aug 2007Paul Wood
Pietersen not worried about formEnglish batsman Kevin Pietersen is not worried about his recent ODI form, saying he is most happy when England is winning.29 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Collingwood in stomach bug scarePaul Collingwood has missed a team training session on the eve of the fourth ODI against India, after suffering stomach cramps.29 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
No to ICL says NZCNew Zealand Cricket today confirmed its position on the proposed Indian Cricket League banning contracted players from taking part.29 Aug 2007James Nixon
England too good for IndiaQuality performances with bat, ball and in the field took England to a 42 run triumph over India, and a 2-1 lead in the series.27 Aug 2007Alex Crampton
Flintoff expected fit for OTAndrew Flintoff is expected to make a quick recovery from his knee injury and be available for Thursday's ODI at Old Trafford.27 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
India level series in thrillerIndia levelled the seven match ODI series against England today after scraping through a high scoring game on a flat pitch at Bristol.25 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Collingwood to face refereePaul Collingwood has been called to a disciplinary meeting in front of the match referee after his side's slow over rate yesterday.25 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
BCCI plan Twenty20 tournamentThe BCCI appears to be on the verge of a sensational venture which will involve corporate Twenty20 leagues in four different countries.24 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
The ICL comethThe BCCI's worst fears were realised this week, when the ICL revealed that many players had signed contracts to join their league.22 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Impressive England destroy IndiaCenturies from Alistair Cook and Ian Bell and 4 wickets from James Anderson helped England to a crushing win over India in the 1st ODI21 Aug 2007Sean Bennett
Astle, Cairns, Harris for ICLFormer Black Caps Nathan Astle, Chris Cairns and Chris Harris are all set to join the Indian Cricket League media reports are saying.21 Aug 2007James Nixon
Sidebottom on the sidelinesEnglish fast bowler Ryan Sidebottom has been left out of the first ODI against India this week, after suffering from a side strain.20 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
ICL announce international starsThe rebel Indian Cricket League have announced their players roster for the Twenty20 tournament to take place in October of this year.20 Aug 2007James Nixon
England-India ODI series previewThe longest ever bilateral ODI series in England gets underway tomorrow afternoon at the Rose Bowl in Hampshire.20 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Support ICL says NZ Players AssociationThe manager of the New Zealand Cricket Players' Association has called on the ICC to support the rebel Indian Cricket League.19 Aug 2007James Nixon
Lions vs India rained outVikram Solanki top-scored in a fine batting effort from England Lions, but rain allowed India just 6.5 overs in reply.18 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Bedi not fazed by demandsBishen Bedi has said he is unconcerned by demands from Muttiah Muralitharan's management and lawyers for monetary damages.16 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
India see off Scottish challengeSeveral Indian players had a useful run-out and played their part in a comfortable victory over Scotland at Titwood in Glasgow.16 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
India close in on EnglandIndia have moved up two placings in the latest ICC Test Rankings and are now only four points behind England who are in second place.14 Aug 2007James Nixon
Draw gives India series winKevin Pietersen's century saved the third Test for England but a draw was not enough to stop India from winning the series 1-0.13 Aug 2007Sean Bennett
India remain firmly in chargeIndia have a 444 run lead as we head into the final dayV's play. England, currently 56-0, face an uphill struggle to level the series.12 Aug 2007Paul Wood
Player of the Month: JulyZaheer Khan, with his match-winning nine wickets in the second Test against England, is the July player of the month.12 Aug 2007Sudeep Popat
Follow on one wicket awayEngland ended day three on 326-9, India needing one more wicket to have the chance of enforcing the follow on.11 Aug 2007Alex Crampton
Total Domination by IndiaAnil Kumble's maiden Test hundred was the highlight of a second day at the Oval that ended with India in complete and total control.10 Aug 2007Neil Pickup
Pietersen given green lightEngland will be thanking their lucky stars today with Kevin Pietersen declared fit to play on the eve of the final Test against India.09 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Missed chances cost England dearIndia remain in control of the Test series against England after the opening day at The Oval, with the hosts wasting opportunities.09 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
Pietersen struck with illnessEngland are sweating over the fitness of star player Kevin Pietersen today, after the batsman missed training due to an illness.08 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Dhoni to lead Twenty20 sideMahendra Dhoni has been named captain of India's Twenty20 World Cup side, with Harbhajan Singh and Virender Sehwag also included.07 Aug 2007Alex Crampton
Lawson's AshesNew Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has compared his first Test series at the helm of Pakistan, against India, to 10 Ashes series.05 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
India draw tour gameHalf centuries from Wasim Jaffer and Gautam Gambhir saw India draw their game against Sri Lanka A following Michael Vandort's century05 Aug 2007Sean Bennett
ICL players could face life bansThe BCCI have maintained that any Indian cricketers that play for the ICL face lifetime bans from representing India.04 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Sri Lanka A build leadMichael Vandort was the biggest beneficiary of the first two days of the game between Sri Lanka A and India, both innings bringing runs04 Aug 2007Richard Dickinson
PCB bans players from ICLThe Pakistan Cricket Board has banned current and former players from taking part in the Indian Cricket League.03 Aug 2007James Nixon
Coach wants stump mics offEngland coach Peter Moores has voiced his disapproval at the use of stump mics to capture on field banter and sledging.03 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Flintoff may be back for ODIsEngland's Andrew Flintoff is expected to make his international comeback for England in the upcoming one-day series against India.01 Aug 2007Zac Gelman
Sreesanth fined 50% of match feeSreesanth has been fined half his match fee after brushing shoulders with Michael Vaughan in a dramatic fourth day at Trent Bridge.31 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Taufel laments Sachin decisionUmpire Simon Taufel has expressed his regret at mistakenly giving Sachin Tendulkar out in the first innings at Trent Bridge on 91.31 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
India cruise home by sevenIndia completed the easy task facing them this morning with a little bother, losing three wickets on their way to 73.31 Jul 2007Alex Crampton
Jelly beans overshadow Test winIndian fast bowler Zaheer Khan has slammed England for throwing jelly beans onto the pitch to distract him while he was batting.31 Jul 2007James Nixon
Ponting concerned with ICLRicky Ponting has warned that the new Indian Twenty20 competition runs the risk of forcing international players into early retirement.30 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Zaheer Five-For stuns EnglandZaheer Khan's five wicket haul inspired India to the brink of a commanding victory on day four of the Second Test at Trent Bridge.30 Jul 2007Neil Pickup
England have it all to doIndia remain on top in the Second Test as they make 481 all out. England close on 43-0, still 240 runs adrift.29 Jul 2007Paul Wood
India shine amidst the gloomIndia took early control of the second Test at Trent Bridge, having England on the ropes early at 169/7 on a rain shortened day one.28 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
India in control of Second TestIndia's batsmen put them in a commanding position on the second day of the Second Test against England at Trent Bridge.28 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Warne keen on ICLShane Warne has said he is keen to sign up and play in the multi-million dollar Indian Cricket League.27 Jul 2007James Nixon
Dravid hopes for regular seasonIndian captain Rahul Dravid has spoken of his desire to see a fixed home season for his country in November and December.27 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Fleming the latest star targetedNew Zealand Test captain Stephen Fleming has been the latest star to be approached by the renegade Indian Cricket League.26 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Ganguly gives India scareSourav Ganguly has missed training following a back complaint ahead of the Second Test at Trent Bridge.25 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Graveney confident on FlintoffEngland COS David Graveney is confident Andrew Flintoff will be fit for the ODI series against India starting in a month's time.24 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Dravid relieved with drawWith only one wicket needed to guarantee defeat, Rahul Dravid was a relieved man today after conditions ensured a draw at Lord's.24 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Moores backs VaughanEngland coach Peter Moores has backed Michael Vaughan following England's failure to finish-off India in the First Test at Lord's.24 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
My greatest ton: PietersenKevin Pietersen yesterday rated his second innings century at Lord's as one of his best in professional cricket.23 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England cruelly denied at LordAdverse weather prevented England from claiming a win in the first Test at Lord's, with India just one wicket away from defeat.23 Jul 2007George Roberts
Brian Lara confirmed for ICLBrian Lara has confirmed that he will join the Indian Cricket League as a player and captain when the first season commences.23 Jul 2007Manan Shah
Pietersen puts England in chargeKevin Pietersen scored 134 to set England up with a lead of 380. India finished the day on 137-3, still some 243 runs adrift.22 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Pakistan agree to Woolmer matchPakistan will play India in a one off Twenty20 to raise money for a cricket academy to be built in the memory of the late Bob Woolmer.21 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England nudge ahead amid showersEngland and India fought out another tense battle on another unsettled day at Lord's, though the hosts will be the happier at the close21 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Strauss satisfied with 96Andrew Strauss is enjoying a reversal in fortune after scoring 96 in England's first innings of the series against India yesterday.20 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Honours even on day for bowlersHeaded by Sreesanth, the Indian seamers induced at dramatic English collapse, but England's quicks replied in kind, taking 4 wickets.20 Jul 2007Sean Bennett
Broad left out of Lord's XIIn a major surprise, English selectors have opted against selecting Stuart Broad in today's first Test against India at Lord's.19 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
England set for big scoreIt was England's day as the series kicked off against India, they racked up 268-4 before bad light curtailed the day.19 Jul 2007Alex Crampton
Tendulkar dreams of Lord's tonSachin Tendulkar has spoken of his desire to score a maiden century at the home of cricket, Lord's, later this week.18 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Hoggard in injury scareMatthew Hoggard is in doubt for England's first Test against India after being sent to hospital earlier today, suffering back spasms. 18 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Harmison ruled out of first TestSteve Harmison has been ruled out of the first Test against India with Chris Tremlett called into the 13 man squad as a replacement.17 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Board in England Test squadStuart Broad has been named in England's 13 man squad for the first Test against India starting at Lord's on 19th July.15 Jul 2007James Nixon
Strauss finds form at ChelmsfordAndrew Strauss and Owais Shah were the chief beneficiaries on the final day, as the England Lions-India game meandered to a draw.15 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Flintoff may be fit for ODIsEngland's Andrew Flintoff is hoping to be fully fit and recovered in time for his countries one-day series against India next month.14 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Harmison in doubt for Lord'sEnglish fast bowler, Steve Harmison, is in doubt for the first Test against India at Lord's this week after sustained hernia problems.14 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar finds form vs LionsSachin Tendulkar, restored to the Indian team after missing the tour opener, found his touch after a shaky start to the Indian innings.14 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
Lions roar back with BresnanYorkshire's Tim Bresnan made 116 not out, and Joe Denly 83, as the Lions recovered from 185-6 to 379-8 at the close.13 Jul 2007Paul Wood
Vaughan set to be fit for Lord'sMichael Vaughan is expected to be fit for the first test against India this week despite leaving the field early in domestic game.12 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Wessels emerges as new candidateFormer Australian and South African batsman, Kepler Wessels, has expressed interest in replacing Greg Chappell as coach of India.12 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Sussex fight backSussex claimed day three honours in their tour match against India after wicket-keeper Andy Hodd scored his maiden first class century.10 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Sussex deny Indians opening winIndia just failed to complete victory in the opening game of their England tour, but will take encouragement from a good bowling effort10 Jul 2007Richard Dickinson
England A side namedAndrew Strauss will captain a young England Lions side against India in the three day tour match, starting July 13th at Chelmsford.08 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Tourists in control at HoveIndia continued to dominate their tour match against at Hove, declaring their innings closed at 388-7 before reducing Sussex to 146-5.08 Jul 2007George Roberts
Chappell questions India's plansG. Chappell has criticised India's schedule in Australia later this year, saying the one tour match before the Tests will not be enough07 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
India start tour solidlyThe first day's play of India's tour of England went well for the tourists, with fifties for Karthik, Gambhir and Dravid07 Jul 2007Sean Bennett
Indian 20/20 probables announcedThe BCCI have announced a 30 man squad of probables that may be selected for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa.07 Jul 2007Zac Gelman
Laxman looking for recallVVS Laxman is hoping to secure a part in India's Test lineup for their three Test tour of England in July and August.04 Jul 2007James Nixon
Rain once again the winnerMore rain left no play possible in the eagerly anticipated game between India and Pakistan in Glasgow today.03 Jul 2007Paul Wood
New Zealand A coach in the huntNew Zealand A and Canterbury coach Dave Nosworthy is on the shortlist for the Indian national team coaching position.02 Jul 2007James Nixon
New twist in Indian coach sagaThe Indian board president, Sharad Pawar, has revealed that Graham Ford was offered a three-year contract, as opposed to just one-year.01 Jul 2007Sudeep Popat
Yuvraj stars in shortened gameYuvraj Singh's unbeaten 59 took India to a series victory over South Africa in Ireland today.01 Jul 2007Alex Crampton
Tendulkar reaches 15,000 ODI runsSachin Tendulkar reached 15,000 ODI runs during India's six wicket win over South Africa to level the series 1-1 after scoring 93.30 Jun 2007James Nixon
Tendulkar scripts India victoryA classy 93 from Sachin Tendulkar, including his 15,000th ODI run, set up a six-wicket victory for India over South Africa in Belfast.29 Jun 2007George Roberts
Kallis steers SA to victoryAn unbeaten 91 from Jacques Kallis saw South Africa to a tight last over victory against India.27 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
India call for reinforcementsIndia have called up Rakesh Patel, Ishant Sharma and Ranadeb Bose after a flu-like virus hit the team just 24 hours before their match against South Africa in Ireland.26 Jun 2007James Nixon
American Indo-Pak series returnODI series between Pakistan and India in North America are likely to resume in the near future, it was announced today.24 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Ganguly & Gambhir flatten IrishIreland endured a severe bump to earth as fifties from Sourav Ganguly and Gautam Gambhir gave India a nine-wicket win in Belfast.23 Jun 2007George Roberts
BCCI announces contractsHarbhajan Singh, Virender Sehwag and VVS Laxman have had their contracts downgraded by the BCCI. Mohammad Kaif is no longer contracted.17 Jun 2007Zac Ritchie
BCCI perplexed at Ford decisionThe BCCI has today voiced their surprise at Graham Ford's decision to not take up the role of head coach of India.14 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Emburey rules himself outJohn Emburey has ruled himself out of the running for the Indian coaching role after committing himself to his role as Middlesex director of cricket.13 Jun 2007James Nixon
Sehwag snubbed by selectorsIndia have named their squad for the tour of the UK with batsman Virender Sehwag being left out of both the Test and ODI squads.12 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
India 2007\08 itinerary unveiledIndia's home itinerary for the season of 2007\08 was revealed today. Twelve consecutive ODIs feature in a packed schedule.12 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Ford turns down Indian coaching jobCurrent Kent coach Graham Ford has turned down the chance to become Indian Head Coach after deciding to remain as coach of Kent.11 Jun 2007James Nixon
India pair ruled fit for EnglandIndia's UK campaign has received a massive boost with the news that fast bowlers Zaheer Khan and Munaf Patel have been declared fit.11 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Ford named new coach of IndiaSouth African Graham Ford has today been named the new coach of India, ahead of Englishman John Emburey.09 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Pollock century not enoughA blistering 130 from Shaun Pollock was not enough for Africa XI, who lost the first match of the Afro-Asian Cup by 34 runs.06 Jun 2007Alex Crampton
Emburey in running for IndiaThe BCCI today confirmed Graham Ford and John Emburey were the two candidates for the role of national coach.05 Jun 2007Richard Dickinson
Afro-Asia Cup Twenty20The first ever Twenty20 International to take place in India saw the Asia XI comfortably beat the Africa XI in Bangalore.05 Jun 2007Kev Goughy
Whatmore Indian coach favouriteIndia are set to announce their new coach after the resignation of Greg Chappell earlier this year; ex-Bangladesh coach Dav Whatmore.03 Jun 2007Zac Gelman
Ireland series to go aheadThe ODI series between India and SA in Ireland next month will go ahead as planned after the broadcasting rights were sorted out.31 May 2007James Nixon
Flintoff to have further surgeryAndrew Flintoff is to have a third operation on his left ankle, after failing a fitness test this morning.30 May 2007Richard Dickinson
India vs South Africa in doubtIndia's three-match ODI series against South Africa in Ireland has been thrown into doubt.30 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Tendulkar pulls out of Afro-AsiaSachin Tendulkar is yet another player to rule himself out of the upcoming Afro-Asia series starting on 5th June with a Twenty20 match.29 May 2007James Nixon
India wrap up enormous winBangladesh have crashed to an innings and 239 run defeat at the hands of a rampant India in the second Test at Dhaka.27 May 2007Richard Edmunds
No respite for BangladeshThe second day of the 2nd Test in Mirpur saw no respite for Bangladesh as India piled on the runs and decimated Bangladesh's top order.26 May 2007Zac Gelman
Nightmare day for BangladeshBangladesh failed to pick up a single wicket in a long day in the field on the first day of the second Test.25 May 2007Richard Edmunds
First Test ends in drawThe first Test between Bangldesh and India at Chittagong has ended in a draw with rain badly affecting the final two days of the Test.22 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Bangladesh Fight BackA brilliant all-round performance by Mashrafe Mortaza has brought Bangladesh back into the match, but India remain on top.21 May 2007Richard Edmunds
Rain ruins third days playHeavy rain has waterlogged the Ruhul Amin Stadium which has poor drainage facilities and forced the third days play to be called off.20 May 2007James Nixon
Rain shortens second dayRain and bad light allowed only 20 overs to be bowled on the second day of the first Test between India and Bangladesh in Chittagong.19 May 2007Zac Gelman
India on top after first dayA 163-run stand between Saurav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar has put India on top of the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.18 May 2007Richard Edmunds
A Tale Of Five CoachesGoing into the 2007 Cricket World Cup, nine Test-playing teams had nine coaches. Two weeks after the end, just two remain in position.17 May 2007Richard Dickinson
Rain ruins final one-dayerOvernight rain has washed out the final one-day international between India and Bangladesh with India taking the series 2-0.15 May 2007James Nixon
Team of the 2007 World CupThe 2007 World Cup has now passed into the annals of history. Who made the Cricket Web 2007 World Cup Team of the Tournament?15 May 2007Kev Goughy
Gambhir sets up winGautam Gambhir's century gave India enough runs to beat Bangladesh and claim the ODI series between the two.12 May 2007Alex Crampton
Dhoni sees India homeMS Dhoni has seen India home to a five wicket win over Bangladesh in the first one-dayer after putting together a well made 91*.10 May 2007Manan Shah
Dravid injured during trainingIndian captain Rahul Dravid has suffered in a injury setback during preparation for his side's tour of Bangladesh next week.05 May 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar injured at practiceSachin Tendulkar faces an injury scare ahead of India's tour to Bangladesh, after spraining his right ankle during practice.03 May 2007Sudeep Popat
India make the changes for BangladeshThe Indian selectors have rested Tendulkar and Ganguly for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh along with the dropping of three other World Cup players.20 Apr 2007James Nixon
India to play SA in IrelandIndian Cricket Board secretary Niranjan Shah has said India will play a three match one-day series against South Africa in Ireland.12 Apr 2007James Nixon
Shastri accepts interim roleRavi Shastri has accepted the role of interim manager for the Indian cricket team after the position was offered to him by the BCCI.07 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Dravid retained as captainRahul Dravid's captaincy of the Indian team will continue, despite the side's early exit from the World Cup.07 Apr 2007Matt Pitt
Shastri could succeed ChappellRavi Shastri has been offered the role of India coach, and could be in charge for their tour of Bangladesh.06 Apr 2007Alex Crampton
Whatmore interested in IndiaBangladesh coach Dav Whatmore has announced he would be interested in coaching India, should the opportunity present itself.05 Apr 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar speaks outSachin Tendulkar has spoken out on behalf of the senior players that it hurts them that Greg Chappell is questioning their attitude.04 Apr 2007Sudeep Popat
Chappell resigns as India coachGreg Chappell has resigned as coach of India, following their poor showing at the 2007 World Cup.04 Apr 2007Matt Pitt
India: What must changeInstead of overreacting to one defeat, many things have to change within the domestic system for India to be consistently successful.04 Apr 2007Manan Shah
Wake up India!Here are some of the reactions of cricket fans on the electronic media after the loss to Sri Lanka that sealed India's fate in the WC.29 Mar 2007Swaranjeet Singh
Kumble announces ODI retirementAnil Kumble has confirmed his retirement from one-day international cricket following India's unsuccessful World Cup campaign.28 Mar 2007James Nixon
World Cup Review- Groups A and BWhatever the viewpoint, the 2007 World Cup Group Stage evokes strong opinions. We review Groups A and B.26 Mar 2007Kev Goughy
Dravid & Chappell to be sackedIndian captain Rahul Dravid and coach Greg Chappell are set to be sacked when they meet the Indian cricket board next week.26 Mar 2007James Nixon
Murali ends Indian dreamsMuttiah Muralitharan led Sri Lankan to a 69 run win over India, all but putting the Indians out the competition.23 Mar 2007Alex Crampton
Gavaskar apologises for commentsSunil Gavaskar has today apologised for his comments regarding the death of David Hookes during a war of words with Ricky Ponting.20 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
India wallops BermudaIndia notched up the highest ever score in World Cups on their way to easily defeating Bermuda by 257 runs.19 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
Bangladesh upset IndiaIndia's World Cup campaign got off to the worst of starts, as Bangladesh defeated them by five wickets in both side's first match.17 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
Border: Sunil out of lineAllan Border has slammed Sunil Gavaskar's latest comments regarding David Hookes death as "inappropriate" and "uncalled for".15 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
War of words continuesSunil Gavaskar has returned fire at Ricky Ponting, who claimed it was "high and mighty" of Gavaskar to criticise the Australian team.13 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Ponting hits back at GavaskarRicky Ponting has hit back at claims of poor on-field behaviour from the Australian cricket team made by Sunil Gavaskar late last week.12 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
Sehwag vows the runs will comeIndian opening batsman Virender Sehwag has promised captain Rahul Dravid that he will score plenty of runs in the World Cup.10 Mar 2007James Nixon
India thrashes West IndiesIndia mauled the hosts West Indies by nine wickets in their final warm-up match before the World Cup.09 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
Gavaskar critical of the AussiesSunil Gavaskar has come out strongly against the dominant Australian sides of the past, saying he was pleased by their recent losses.08 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
CW World Cup Countdown. Day 11 - IndiaRunners-up in the last edition of the World Cup, India go to the West Indies hardly as one of the favorites to lift the trophy for the first time since 1983.07 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
India coasts to warm-up winIndia sailed to a 182-run win in the warm-up match against Netherlands, despite a valiant all-round performance by Ryan ten Doeschate.06 Mar 2007Sudeep Popat
Tendulkar - Cup is our dreamLegendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has revealed that his dream and the dream of his side is to win the 2007 World Cup.01 Mar 2007Zac Gelman
May wants less India-Aus gamesTim May, has called on a reduction of ODIs between Australia and India saying the situation has gotten completely out of control.25 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pathan fit for World CupIndian bowler Irfan Pathan has been cleared to play in the World Cup after proving his fitness in a domestic game.25 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Kumble set to quit ODIs after WCChampion spin bowler Anil Kumble, will most probably play his last one-day match in Indian colours during the 2007 World Cup.24 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Pathan ready to deliver the goodsIrfan Pathan is confident that all the setbacks he has received over the past year have made him a better player for the World Cup.23 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Yuvraj powers India homeAn unbeaten 95 from Yuvraj Singh saw India comfortably home by seven wickets against Sri Lanka and secure the series 2-1.17 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
Dravid praises Dhoni and ZaheerRahul Dravid has thrown his support behind Virender Sehwag and praised MS Dhoni and Zaheer Khan after their 5 wicket win over Sri Lanka15 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar out of 4th ODI v SLSachin Tendulkar has been ruled out of the final one-day international against Sri Lanka.15 Feb 2007Liam Camps
India win after Zaheer's fiveZaheer Khan took 5-42 for India before Rahul Dravid and Mahendra Singh Dhoni sensibly chased down Sri Lanka's total.14 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
India name World Cup squadIndia have named their 15-man squad for the World Cup, which includes Virender Sehwag and Irfan Pathan.12 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
India falls short by five runsSri Lanka scored a thrilling five-run win over India in the second ODI at Rajkot, thanks to a century by Kumar Sangakkara.11 Feb 2007Sudeep Popat
Pathan in injury scareIndian fast bowler Irfan Pathan is doubtful to start in Sunday's one-day match against Sri Lanka after pulling up with a sore shoulder.10 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
First ODI washed outThe first ODI between Sri Lanka and India was abandoned after just 18 overs of the Sri Lankan innings.08 Feb 2007Alex Crampton
India recalls Sehwag for SLIndia have recalled opener Virender Sehwag for the upcoming one-day series against Sri Lanka, their last before the World Cup.03 Feb 2007Zac Gelman
Tendulkar hundred secures seriesLed by Sachin Tendulkar's splendid century, India secured a series triumph over West Indies with a comprehensive 160-run victory.31 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Pathan recalled for final ODIIrfan Pathan is set to be recalled into the side that takes on the WI for the final ODI of the series to be held in Vadodara tomorrow.30 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
WI stage magnificent comebackThe West Indies have staged a magnificent comeback over India in Chennai, to keep the four match one-day series alive.27 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Chanderpaul stands alone againIndia have once again overcome a fighting innings from Shivnarine Chanderpaul to win the second ODI against the West Indies in Cuttak.24 Jan 2007Sean Fuller
Raina out; Powar in for 2nd ODIOffspinning allrounder Ramesh Powar has been called to India's squad for the second one-day international against the West Indies.23 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Gayle to lead WI, with Lara outChris Gayle will make his captaincy debut for the West Indies, as Brian Lara has been ruled out of the second ODI against India.23 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Chappell assaulted by fanIndian coach Greg Chappell has been hit by a cricket fan, who was protesting the lack of players from Orissa in the national side.22 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Possible series in New YorkCricket Australia today confirmed they have been approached by India regarding a possible one-off series on American soil.21 Jan 2007Richard Edmunds
India win thrilling runfestA splendid 149 from Shivnarine Chanderpaul failed to take West Indies to victory in a high scoring encounter against India.21 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Tendulkar won't open v WISachin Tendulkar is due to slot into India's middle order for the first one-day international against the West Indies.20 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Smith replaces injured SammyAllrounder Darren Sammy has been withdrawn from the West Indies tour of India, with injury. Dwayne Smith replaces him in the squad.19 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Sachin appointed vice-captainSachin Tendulkar has been appointed vice-captain of India ahead of his sides one-day series against the West Indies.18 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Arnold & Chandana return for SLSri Lanka have recalled four players to the one-day international squad, due to tour India next month.17 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Ganguly set for one-day comebackFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly is set to be recalled into the Indian one-day squad for the first time since October 2005.12 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Uncapped Emrit called up for WIThe West Indies selectors have sprung a surprise in their squad for their tour of India. Uncapped Reyad Emrit has been included.12 Jan 2007Liam Camps
Yuvraj to returnIndia are optimistic that Yuvraj Singh will return to the side later in the month to prepare for the World Cup.10 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Indian players under the pumpSigns are ominous for non-performing Indian cricketers as selectors start looking for answers to their recent series loss in SA.08 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Munaf ruled out of two ODIsMunaf Patel has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against West Indies later this month, as a result of a sore ankle.08 Jan 2007Sudeep Popat
SA take series 2-1Led by captain Graeme Smith, South Africa successfully chased down 211 for a 2-1 series victory over India.06 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
SA on top in thrillerSouth Africa have the edge going into day five after being set only 211 to win by India.05 Jan 2007Matt Pitt
Pawar and Morgan nominatedSharad Pawar and David Morgan will both contest the position for the presidency of the ICC after nominations closed on Monday.03 Jan 2007Zac Gelman
Smith leads ProteasGraeme Smith and Hashim Amla fought back against India in Cape Town, putting on an unbroken stand of 130 in response to India's 414.03 Jan 2007George Roberts
India's batsmen dominateA Wasim Jaffer century put India in a strong position in the final Test against South Africa.02 Jan 2007Alex Crampton
Ntini fires SA to winMakhaya Ntini blew away the Indian top order to help South Africa to a series levelling triumph over India.30 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Dalmiya resigns as head of CABJagmohan Dalmiya has resigned from his position as President of the Cricket Association of Bengal.29 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Pollock turns on the classA fine innings from Shaun Pollock pushed South Africa into a winning position ahead of the last day of the 2nd Test vs. India.29 Dec 2006Sean Bennett
Ishant Sharma's call-up on holdUn-capped 18 year old Ishant Sharma from New Delhi was named as Irfan Pathan's replacement but within hours officials put his call-up on hold.28 Dec 2006James Nixon
Benson taken to hospitalEngland umpire Mark Benson has been taken to a South African hospital after suffering heart palpitations.28 Dec 2006James Nixon
South Africa in controlSA have taken control of the second Test match against India on the third day in Durban. Morkel and Ntini starred with the ball for SA.28 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
South Africa hold swayAfter losing the first Test to the touring Indians, South Africa have bitten back in the second Test at Kingsmead.27 Dec 2006Sean Bennett
Pathan returns home from SAFIndia fast bowler Irfan Pathan has returned home from South Africa to gain some much needed confidence by playing domestic cricket.26 Dec 2006James Nixon
India strike earlyIndia have wrestled control of day one in their second Test match against South Africa.26 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Sreesanth fined for dissentIndian hero S Sreesanth has been fined 30 percent of his match fee after being found guilty of two ICC code of conduct offences.19 Dec 2006Zac Gelman
Harris in Proteas Test squadSouth Africa have called up uncapped slow-left-arm bowler Paul Harris into their squad for the remaining two Tests against India.18 Dec 2006George Roberts
Historic win for IndiaIndia bowled out South Africa on the fourth day to secure their first ever Test victory on South African soil.18 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Snedden leaves NZCNew Zealand Cricket Chief Executive Martin Snedden will leave NZC in May 2007 after being appointed the CEO of Rugby New Zealand 2011.18 Dec 2006James Nixon
India close in on winAnother 10 wickets fell on the third day at Johannesburg, leaving the Indian tourists requiring five more to win.17 Dec 2006Sean Bennett
Wickets galore at Jo'burg20 wickets fell on day two of the 1st Test between South Africa and India. The South Africans came out worst off, being bowled out for 84.16 Dec 2006Sean Bennett
India struggle on first daySouth Africa's pace bowlers pegged India back to 156-5 on the reduced play of the first day.15 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Mumbai gets 2011 World Cup FinalIn a meeting between India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh a decision has been reached that Mumbai will host the 2011 World Cup final.12 Dec 2006James Nixon
Ganguly and Chapell mates againSourav Ganguly and Greg Chapell have no problems between them, according to the Indian coach.10 Dec 2006Arjun Miglani
India win on third dayDespite being bowled out for 142, India managed to win their tour game against Rest of South Africa by 96 runs.09 Dec 2006Alex Crampton
Ganguly and Pathan Rescue IndiaIrfan Pathan's highest first-class score stemmed another Indian batting collapse on day one of their tour game in Potchefstroom.07 Dec 2006George Roberts
SA ease to victoryAn efficient 92 not out from AB de Villiers helped South Africa to an easy win over India today.03 Dec 2006Matt Pitt
Indians hold Pro20 debut nervesDinesh Karthik's calm at the death in the Bullring brought India a six-wicket victory in their first ever Twenty20 International.01 Dec 2006Neil Pickup
Ganguly brought in from the coldSourav Ganguly has been recalled for the upcoming Test series against South Africa while VVS Laxman has been appointed vice-captain.30 Nov 2006James Nixon
Proteas take 3-0 series leadSouth Africa have taken an unbeatable 3-0 series lead in the five match series against India after beating the tourists by 80 runs.29 Nov 2006James Nixon
Prince and Laxman called upAshwell Prince has been called up to replace Boeta Dippenaar while VVS Laxman has been called up to replace the injured Rahul Dravid.28 Nov 2006James Nixon
Finger injury rules out DravidRahul Dravid will not play in the last two ODIs against South Africa after sustaining a finger injury in the slips.27 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
Kemp and Hall clinch seriesA world record eighth wicket partnership saved South Africa after an embarrassing start and guided them to a 106-run win.26 Nov 2006Richard Edmunds
Patel to miss ODIIndian fast bowler Munaf Patel has been ruled out of his team's clash against South Africa tomorow.25 Nov 2006Alex Crampton
Kallis stars in one-sided ODIA Jacques Kallis ton was backed up by a spectacular bowling display, resulting in a 157-run win by South Africa over India at Durban.22 Nov 2006Richard Edmunds
South Africa ODI rained offThe first one day international between South Africa and India was called off in Johannesburg today, without a ball being bowled.19 Nov 2006Benedict Goodchild
Sehwag to miss first one-dayerVirender Sehwag will miss India's first ODI against South Africa because of a finger injury suffered before a warm-up fixture.18 Nov 2006James Nixon
Ganguly not giving upFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has not given up on playing in next years World Cup in the Caribbean.07 Nov 2006James Nixon
Polly Umrigar Passes Away at 80Former India Test batsman and captain Polly Umrigar passed away today following a battle with lymph cancer.07 Nov 2006George Roberts
Laxman fearing the dream is overIndian batsman VVS Laxman fears his dream of playing in next years World Cup is over after being over-looked for India's tour of SA.01 Nov 2006James Nixon
Anil Kumble and Zaheer Khan recalledThe Indian selectors have recalled Anil Kumble and Zaheer Khan for the one-day component of India's tour of South Africa next month.30 Oct 2006James Nixon
Australia too goodAustralia have cruised into the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with a strong team effort, beating India by 6 wickets.29 Oct 2006Sean Fuller
Yuvraj out of Australia ODIOne of India's key middle order batsmen Yuvraj Singh has been ruled out of their clash with Australia after injuring his left knee.28 Oct 2006James Nixon
Sreesanth could replace AgarkarIndia are hoping the ICC will give them permission to bring Sreesanth into their squad to replace the injured Ajit Agarkar.27 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
West Indies stumble to targetA flurry of late wickets was not enough to stop West Indies from beating India by three wickets.26 Oct 2006Alex Crampton
England roll over againIndia's Champions Trophy campaign began with a victory, as they edged past a poor England side by four wickets.15 Oct 2006Matt Pitt
Fireworks only for DiwaliYes, India got the crucial two points at the very start of the tournament - but the problems of recent times appear unresolved as ever.15 Oct 2006Swaranjeet Singh
Champions Trophy - PreviewThe biennial tournament has come around again and although not everyone approves of its existence, some excellent cricket lies ahead.02 Oct 2006Richard Edmunds
Vengsarkar to lead selectorsFormer Indian Test captain Dilip Vengsarkar has been appointed chairman of the Indian national selection committee.28 Sep 2006Arunava Das
BCCI defy ICCThe BCCI has defied the ICC by announcing it will not sign the Members' Participation Agreement framed by the ICC.28 Sep 2006Arunava Das
Last chance for GangulyFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been given what one selector said was his 'last chance'.27 Sep 2006Richard Edmunds
India want Hair outThe BCCI has asked the ICC to not allow Darrell Hair to stand in the upcoming Champion's Trophy.26 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Australia Romp to VictoryA flawless bowling performance in defence of a modest target has handed Australia a comfortable victory in the final of the DLF Cup.24 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Dilip Vensarkar: Selector?Bar any unforseen circumstances, Dilip Vensarkar is set to take over from Kiran More as chief national selector of Indian cricket.24 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Lawson set for cricket in IndiaWest Indian fast bowler, Jermaine Lawson may appear for Maharashtra in the upcoming Indian domestic season.23 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Australia squeaks throughDespite poor running between wickets and a small total to defend, Australia's bowlers saw them home in this 'must win' match.22 Sep 2006Michelle Hamberger
India Find A WaySomehow the Windies found another way to lose a match they seemingly had in their keeping. India showed great fight to win by two wkts.20 Sep 2006Archie Mac
Lara defies Hussey heroicsWest Indies have won the fourth DLF Cup match thanks to a brilliant stand between Brian Lara and Chris Gayle.18 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Johnson returns homeRising star Mitchell Johnson will return to Australia as part of a squad rotation scheme, along with Mark Cosgrove and Phil Jaques.17 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
DLF Cup match abandonedUnfortunately, rain won out, denying a result in the third match in the DLF Cup between Australia and India in Kuala Lumpur.16 Sep 2006Michelle Hamberger
Rain sees West Indies homeRain has cut short a close match between the West Indies and India in the DLF cup, handing victory to the West Indies by 29 runs.14 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
DLF Cup - Series PreviewThe DLF Cup in Malaysia represents a key point in the buildup to the Champions Trophy for India, Australia and the West Indies.11 Sep 2006Sean Fuller
Sarwan: WI starting to gelWest Indies vice-captain, Ramnaresh Sarwan believes his team is beginning to gel, and it is being reflected in the results column.11 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Yuvraj out of India openerYuvraj Singh is due to miss India's opening match of the DLF Cup.11 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Tendulkar fully fitGreg Chappell has confirmed Sachin Tendulkar is "fully fit and in good spirits" ahead of the upcoming Tri-Series in Malaysia.10 Sep 2006Alex Crampton
Lee looks for swing in MalaysiaSwing is the goal for fast bowler Brett Lee as he prepares to make an impact in the upcoming DLF Cup in Malaysia.10 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Samuels cleared for MalaysiaWest Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels has been passed fit to participate in the Tri-nation Series in Malaysia later this month.06 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Kumble/Sreesanth excluded for CTLegspinner Anil Kumble and Sreesanth, the young fast bowler, have been left out of India's squad to contest the Champions Trophy.04 Sep 2006Liam Camps
India name East-Asia squadFor the series, the Indian squad will remain unchanged from the tri-series in Sri Lanka, which was called off due to safety concerns.03 Sep 2006Liam Camps
Ganguly hopes for recallFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has revealed his desire to play for India again claiming he's hurt by the way he's been treated.01 Sep 2006Sean Bennett
Different day, same storyAnother day has been lost because of rain, as the second ODI between India and SL was called off for today, to be now played tomorrow.20 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
India & Sri Lanka cancel seriesThe ODI series between Sri Lanka and India has been cancelled after rain washed out the first two matches.20 Aug 2006Alex Crampton
More rain kills off first ODIMore rain has forced the first one-day international between Sri Lanka and India to be called off at the Sinhalese Sports Club.19 Aug 2006James Nixon
Play called off for the dayIndia was 11-0 in the fourth over against Sri Lanka, when rain interrupted, and thus the play was postponed until tomorrow.18 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
Singapore Warm-Up ApprovedKuala Lumpur will host a tri-series next month involving Australia, India and the West Indies.16 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Rain ruins first Unitech Cup matchThe first match of the Unitech Cup between Sri Lanka and India has been abandoned without a ball being bowled due to a wet outfield.16 Aug 2006James Nixon
South Africa going homeSouth Africa will not be contending the tri-series in Sri Lanka following Monday's bomb blast, following an independent inquiry.16 Aug 2006Martyn Corrin
Blast near Indian team hotelA bomb blast has rocked Colombo, 10 minutes away from the hotel the Indian team has been put up at.14 Aug 2006Sudeep Popat
South East Asia Series ScheduleAustralia will play the West Indies in the opening game of the South East Asia Tri-Series in Singapore and Malaysia next month.12 Aug 2006James Nixon
Tendulkar not yet fully fitIndian coach Greg Chappell has said Sachin Tendulkar is not yet fully fit ahead of the tri-series with South Africa and Sri Lanka.10 Aug 2006James Nixon
Ganguly included in Champs squadFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been surprisingly recalled, in being named in the 30-man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy.09 Aug 2006James Nixon
West Indies name East Asia squadThe West Indies Board have accepted the invitation from the Indian Cricket Board to play a tri-series in East Asia next month.05 Aug 2006James Nixon
Ryder's century makes light workNew Zealand A have cruised to another easy Top End Series win, this time against India A. Jesse Ryder and Mark Gillespie starred.24 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Tendulkar responds to ManjrekarSachin Tendulkar has reacted strongly to a recent column by former team mate Sanjay Manjrekar saying he didn't check his facts.22 Jul 2006Pratyush Khaitan
Tendulkar, Mongia Return to FoldSachin Tendulkar has been included in India's squad for the tri-series in Sri Lanka having recovered from his shoulder injury.20 Jul 2006George Roberts
Australia A in Complete ControlAustralia A finished day two in a commanding position, after declaring their first innings closed at 461-4 they have India 221-719 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Jaques dominates in CairnsAustralia A has began its Top End Series match against India A in stunning fashion, thanks to a huge Phil Jaques century.18 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
Tendukar passes fitness testSachin Tendulkar has passed his fitness test and is available for selection for the ODI tri-series in Sri Lanka next month.18 Jul 2006James Nixon
Pulsating India 'A' Push ThroughThe fourth day of the match between India A and NZ A was eventually to belong to the Indians as they managed a three wicket win.14 Jul 2006James Nixon
Fitness test for TendulkarSachin Tendulkar is set to have a fitness test on July 19th to judge his availability for the ODI tri-seres in Sri Lanka next month.14 Jul 2006James Nixon
Tendulkar 50 in vainSachin Tendulkar struck a half century for an International XI against Pakistan at The Oval, but Pakistan still claimed victory.11 Jul 2006Alex Crampton
World Cup 2011 Final's HostingIt has been announced that India will host the final of the 2011 World Cup with Sri Lanka and Pakistan sharing a semi-final each.09 Jul 2006James Nixon
India's spinners do the trickIndia A got home with 8 balls to spare in their Top End Series match against Australia, thanks largely to a late Australian collapse.08 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
India A far too goodIndia A cruised to a comfortable 130 run win against Pakistan A in the Top End series, thanks to a Gautam Ghambir century.06 Jul 2006Sean Fuller
India A wrap up easy winIndia A have disposed of a fighting Northern Territory XI in their match up in Darwin.02 Jul 2006Nick Hancock
Kumble sinks WI in 4th TestA stunning innings from wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin could not save the West Indies, as they slumped to a 1-0 series defeat against India02 Jul 2006Liam Camps
India A Look The GoodsIndia A have put themselves in a strong position at stumps on day two, against the Northern Territory Chief Minister's XI.01 Jul 2006Archie Mac
Batsmen flounder in Jamaica231 runs were scored on the second day of the fourth test whilst 16 wickets fell. Harbhajan took 5/13, and Dravid stood tall, making 6201 Jul 2006Sean Bennett
Brilliant Taylor rocks IndiaJerome Taylor claimed his maiden five-wicket haul, as India managed just 200 all out on a day that they won the toss and chose to bat.30 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Top End Series Kicks OffThe third Top End Series starts today in Darwin, and features A-teams from Australia, India, Pakistan and New Zealand.29 Jun 2006Michelle Hamberger
Spirited India settle for drawRarely has a fifth day pitch looked as good as the one that enabled a highly entertaining drawn result that came to pass today.26 Jun 2006Liam Camps
India start well toward WI 581The third Test match between the West Indies and India looks well-poised to be a draw, after another good day of batting in St. Kitts.25 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Test heading for drawWeather and Brian Lara's decision not to enforce the follow-on have ensured that the third test is heading for a draw.25 Jun 2006Richard Edmunds
Rain holds up WICenturies from Daren Ganga and Ramnaresh Sarwan gave the West Indies the upper hand on a curtailed day two of the second Test.23 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Tendulkar back in styleSachin Tendulkar announced his return to cricket with a stunning 155 for a Lashings World XI against Cambridge University.22 Jun 2006Matt Pitt
Gayle leads WI dominanceA wet outfield may have ensured a damp start to proceedings, but the West Indies then dominated day one of the first Test against India22 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Tendulkar to make come backSachin Tendulkar is to make his cricketing come back this week in a series of charity matches around England.18 Jun 2006Richard Twyman
Samuels recalled to WI Test teamIgnoring the pleas of Brian Lara, the West Indies have retained the second Test bowling attack for the third Test against India.17 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Lara ton guides WI to drawCometh the moment, cometh the man. A determined hundred from West Indies captain Brian Lara was hugely instrumental in a drawn result.14 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Elements account for Day FourThe West Indies and India were left kicking their heels at the Beausejour Stadium in Saint Lucia, keeping the hosts' hopes alive13 Jun 2006Neil Pickup
Windies follow-on as India rollFollowing another dominant showing by India on day three of the second Test match, it seems that West Indian hopes lie with Brian Lara.12 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Kaif ton sets huge Indian markMohammad Kaif's first Test century built a seemingly unassailable Indian lead on the second day of the Second Test in St Lucia.11 Jun 2006Neil Pickup
Tendulkar's recovery on trackSachin Tendulkar's recovery from his shoulder injury is on track and he is likely to be fit for India's tri-series in Sri Lanka.11 Jun 2006James Nixon
Sehwag destroys WIndies on Day 1Virender Sehwag has scored an incredible 180 from 190 balls on day one of the second Test against the West Indies to leave India 361/4.10 Jun 2006James Nixon
Sreesanth to miss second testIndia's pace bowler Sreesanth has been ruled out of the second Test against West Indies with a sore heel.08 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
Injured Edwards out, Collins inPedro Collins will replace his half-brother Fidel Edwards in the West Indies squad for the second Test against India.07 Jun 2006Liam Camps
Sehwag fined 20% of match feeVirender Sehwag has been fined 20% of his match fee following excessive appealing during the first Test against the West Indies.07 Jun 2006James Nixon
Edwards and Collymore hang onCourage under pressure. It is what keeps the sport alive. Fidel Edwards and Corey Collymore survived 3.1 overs to save the fist Test.06 Jun 2006Liam Camps
West India set 392 to winWasim Jaffer's maiden double century and some late hitting from Mahendra Dhoni allowed India to set West Indies a target of 392.05 Jun 2006Alex Crampton
West Indies dominate day 2The West Indies have moved into a strong position at the end of the second day in Antigua, thanks to an excellent batting display.04 Jun 2006Sean Fuller
India Fight BackA stolid gutsy century from the unfashionable Wasim Jaffer (113*) has given India an 85 run lead with eight wickets in hand04 Jun 2006Archie Mac
Tendulkar making good recoverySachin Tendulkar is making good progress after his shoulder injury and should be fit for for a Tri-ODI international series in August.03 Jun 2006James Nixon
Bravo and Collymore shine for WIAllrounder Dwayne Bravo finished with figures of 4 for 37 on a day that India managed just 235 runs for the loss of 9 wickets.02 Jun 2006Liam Camps
India draw warm-up matchIndia have drawn their two day warm-up match against Antigua & Barbuda after finishing on 311-9 at the close of day two.31 May 2006James Nixon
India given good work outIndia have been given a good work out by Antigua and Barbuda on the first day of a two-day warm up match before the first Test.30 May 2006James Nixon
WIndies continue winning feelingThe West Indies have beaten India by 19 runs in the fifth and final ODI in Trinidad to record a comprehensive 4-1 series victory.29 May 2006James Nixon
Bravo shines in series winWavell Hinds lashed Suresh Raina over midwicket for four and celebrated an impressive 3-1 series win over India.26 May 2006Liam Camps
Ganguly signs Northants dealFormer Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has signed a short term contract with Northamptonshire to replace Chris Rogers26 May 2006Neil Pickup
Raina cracks into Test squadSuresh Raina has been picked in the Indian squad for the Test series against WI, following impressive ODI performances of late.24 May 2006Sudeep Popat
Tendulkar to miss Windies tourTendulkar, 33, has failed to recover from the shoulder injury that kept him out of the ODI series against England earlier this year.23 May 2006Liam Camps
Sarwan classic takes WI to 2-1Setting up another classic finish, Ramnaresh Sarwan stroked a magnificent unbeaten hundred to carry the Windies to victory over India.23 May 2006Liam Camps
West Indies clinch thrillerWest Indies pulled off a sensational one run victory over India, holding their nerve superbly at the death.21 May 2006Alex Crampton
Dravid shines in Indian winA fantastic innings from Indian captain Rahul Dravid laid the platform for a thrilling victory over the West Indies in the first ODI.19 May 2006Liam Camps
Windies unchanged for first ODIFor the 1st ODI against India, the West Indies have retained the squad that participated in the final two ODIs against Zimbabwe.16 May 2006Liam Camps
Indians whip Jamaica by 116 runsThe touring Indians issued a warning to the West Indies, with a dominant win over a Jamaican XI in their tour opener.16 May 2006Liam Camps
Rampant England in chargeKevin Pietersen and Sajid Mahmood were the stars of a terrific display from England at Lord's, as Sri Lanka were left trailing by 460.12 May 2006Matt Pitt
Tendulkar likely for TestsSachin Tendulkar, in all likeliness, may be fit for the Test series on India's tour of the West Indies.03 May 2006Sudeep Popat
Tendulkar recovery on trackSachin Tendulkar's recovery from a shoulder operation is going "as per schedule", according to the BCCI.21 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Indian Tour Squad NamedThe Indian one-day squad for the tour of the West Indies in May has been named with the selectors announcing an unchanged line-up.20 Apr 2006James Nixon
Dravid and Pathan inspire IndiaIrfan Pathan was back on target with the ball, and his influence helped India level their 2-game series against Pakistan at 1-1.19 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Younis guides Pakistan homeYounis Khan top scored with 71 not out as Pakistan won a low-scoring series opener at Abu Dhabi.18 Apr 2006Richard Edmunds
England in India: Series ReviewWe were treated to three weeks of gripping Test match cricket - but then we had to pay for it with three weeks of increasingly limp ODI17 Apr 2006Neil Pickup
India cruise to 5-1India cruised to a 5-1 series victory over England, chasing down 289 with seven wickets to spare.15 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
India A Squad AnnouncedVenugopal Rao, the 24-year old Andhra Pradesh batsman, will lead India A in the EurAsia Series in Abu Dhabi later this month.12 Apr 2006George Roberts
England claim consolation winEngland claimed a morale-boosting victory in the sixth ODI at Jamshedpur today, as Andrew Strauss guided them to a five-wicket win.12 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
Cricket Web World Cup LaddersIt may be a year away, but the mere anticipation of the ICC World Cup has every international team scrambling and plotting.11 Apr 2006Liam Camps
Riots ensue in rain outThe fifth ODI, and only one scheduled to be played on a Sunday, was called off today but crowd problems dominated the situation.09 Apr 2006Harry Warwick
Jones is latest England injuryEngland's injury troubles were compounded further by news that wicketkeeper Geraint Jones is in doubt for the fifth ODI against India.07 Apr 2006Liam Camps
England Fall to Indian SpinnersIndia completed a series win in Kochi, strolling to a four-wicket victory thanks to another lacklustre England batting performance.06 Apr 2006George Roberts
England crushed againA brilliant hundred by Yuvraj Singh saw India take a commanding 3-0 lead in the ODI series, winning the third match at Goa by 49 runs.03 Apr 2006Matt Pitt
ICC CT Groups announcedThe groups for the ICC Champions Trophy have been announced by Ehsan Mani in a conference in Goa.02 Apr 2006Alex Crampton
Raina sees India homeSuresh Raina's unbeaten 81 took India to a four wicket win over England, and to a 2-0 lead in the series.31 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Harbhajan's five torpedo EnglandEngland's middle order frittered away a dominant position in Delhi, as a spectacular collapse led to a 39-run defeat in the opening ODI28 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Tendulkar out for three monthsSachin Tendulkar has under-gone successful surgery on his shoulder which is likely to put him out of all cricket for three months.27 Mar 2006James Nixon
Sehwag probable for first ODIVirender Sehwag has been described as being "likely to play" in the first ODI against England, following a full net session.26 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Kaif ton too much for EnglandMohammad Kaif sent a spectacular reminder to the selectors with an unbeaten 119 to guide a President's XI to a five-run triumph.25 Mar 2006Richard Twyman
The Last Redemption of UdalEngland levelled their three-Test series against India following a stunning final day's effort with the ball, Shaun Udal taking 4-1422 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Tendulkar out for 8 weeksInjury woes have gripped the career of Sachin Tendulkar once more, as the Indian batsman will miss the one-day series against England.21 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Mumbai Test Hangs in the BalanceAndrew Flintoff provided the backbone of England's eventual total of 191 in Mumbai, setting the home side 313 to win.21 Mar 2006George Roberts
Hoggard added to ODI squadMatthew Hoggard has been added to England's ODI squad for the upcoming seven-match series against India.20 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
England edge aheadJames Anderson took 4 wickets as India were bowled out for just 279. However, England suffered 2 casualties before the close of play.20 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
England edge in frontEngland's bowlers took 3 Indian wickets to leave India at 89-3, chasing England's total of 400.19 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
England in charge early onEngland finished day 1 of the third Test at Mumbai on 272-3, after a superb century from Andrew Strauss and a debut 50 from Owais Shah.18 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Munaf burst sets up Indian winA three-wicket burst from debutant Munaf Patel was the trigger for an Indian clean-up job on the final day of the Second Test at Mohali13 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Kumble Puts India on TopThe Indian spinners ripped through the England top order in Mohali, leaving the tourists 50 ahead on 112-5 at the end of day four.12 Mar 2006George Roberts
England name replacementsEngland have called up Owais Shah, Gareth Batty, Vikram Solanki and Sajid Mahmood as late replacements for the ODIs against India.11 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
England still in the huntHarmison became Kumble's 500th victim when he was trapped LBW, but the visitors fought back well as the day wore on.11 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Rain frustrates both sidesOnly an hour's play was possible on Day 2 at Mohali, as the match looks to be heading for a draw.10 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
England Throws the GauntletA look back on the first Test between England and India, which for a large part, surprisingly, England dominated.08 Mar 2006Sudeep Popat
Kaif and Laxman axedVVS Laxman and Mohammad Kaif have been left out of India's second test squad, to make room for Yuvraj Singh and an extra bowler.08 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Munaf gives India the edgeMunaf Patel made Kevin Pietersen his first Test wicket to give India the slightest of advantages after a shortened first day at Mohali.08 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
India cut shortIndia's audacious victory effort was cut short by bad light today, after Wasim Jaffer had stroked a fantastic maiden Test century.05 Mar 2006Matt Pitt
Cook century builds leadAlistair Cook hit a debut century was England compiled a big lead on Day 4. Kevin Pietersen also hit some form, scoring 87.04 Mar 2006Alex Crampton
Feb 2006: Boom Boom DhoniA month that began with Sri Lanka frightening the life out of the Australians contained many a candidate for a player of the month03 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
England take the advantageMatthew Hoggard bowled well in the morning session to grab the initiative before the Indians fought back with Kumble and Kaif.03 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Collingwood rescues EnglandPaul Collingwood smashed a vital maiden test century to rescue England, but Jaffer and Dravid fought back late in the day.02 Mar 2006Harry Warwick
Vaughan ruled out of India TestsEngland captain Michael Vaughan has been ruled out of the current Test series in India, and may be out of the entire tour.02 Mar 2006Liam Camps
Pathan and Sreesanth hit EnglandIrfan Pathan and S Sreesanth shared five wickets as a disciplined Indian effort in the field took the first day honours against England01 Mar 2006Neil Pickup
Cruising through a crisisBad knees, backs, form, "personal problems", and a Plunkett heel, and England head into another Test series. No pressure? Absolutely.27 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Reinforcements SummonedEngland have sent for further back up from the England A squad, meanwhile Andrew Flintoff is set to lead the side if Vaughan misses out26 Feb 2006Richard Twyman
Easy win for Board XIEngland slumped to an 8-wicket defeat against the Indian Board President's XI, after being bowled out for 158.25 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
Gambhir stakes a claimGautam Gambhir sent a reminder of his abilities to the Indian selectors with a fluent hundred against England today.24 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Anderson and Cook for EnglandIn the midst of another severe injury crisis, England have called up James Anderson and Alastair Cook from the current 'A' team tour.24 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Ganguly sacked; Chawla pickedFormer Indian captain, Sourav Ganguly has been dropped from his country's Test squad, whilst 17-year-old Piyush Chawla is selected.23 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Board XI gain advantageIndia's Board XI managed to dismiss England for just 238, and then began their reply with blistering knocks from Jaffer and Gambhir.23 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
Harbhajan fit; Yuvraj ruled outOffspinner Harbhajan Singh is available for selection once more, having missed the entire ODI series against Pakistan.21 Feb 2006Liam Camps
England wrap up big winEngland beat the CCI President's XI by 238 runs today, with Ian Blackwell and Marcus Trescothick turning in good performances.20 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
India seal emphatic series winYoung guns - Yuvraj and Dhoni - shared a sparkling 146-run partnership to win the 5th ODI for India, completing a 4-1 series win.19 Feb 2006Sudeep Popat
England take controlEngland took control of their warm-up fixture against the Presidents XI today, eventually bowling the hosts out for 252.19 Feb 2006Harry Warwick
Yuvraj may not start v EnglandIn the form of his life, Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh may be forced to miss the first Test match against England, starting on March 1.19 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Anwar scripts amazing turnaroundAnwar Ali took four wickets as Pakistan U19 bowled out India for just 71 and clinched a thrilling, low-scoring final at Colombo's RPS19 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
BCCI says "NO" to Twenty20The BCCI has further strained its relation with as it has stated that it will not participate in a Twenty20 World Championship.19 Feb 2006Liam Camps
England kick off India tourEngland played their first game of their Indian tour today, against a President's XI, but wasted their good start.18 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
India cruise home to take seriesIndia clinched the ODI Series against Pakistan today, with a comfortable five-wicket win.16 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
U19: England slump to 58 all outA measured century from Cheteshwar Pujara and a spectacular English batting collapse combined as India cantered to a 234-run win15 Feb 2006Neil Pickup
Mohammad Asif finedPakistan's Mohammad Asif has been fined for excessive appealing during the recent third One Day International against India.15 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Inzamam fined for slow over ratePakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has been fined 10% of his match fee, and the rest of his team 5%, for a slow over rate against India.14 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Sehwag & Harbhajan Return HomeVirender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh will return home to recover from injuries, to ensure they are fit for the upcoming England series.14 Feb 2006James Nixon
Yuvraj and Dhoni pull it offChasing 289, Yuvraj, Dhoni and Tendulkar all produced wonderful innings to put India 2-1 up in the series.13 Feb 2006Alex Crampton
England in India - PreviewEngland go to India in February looking to recover from their 2-0 defeat at the hands of Pakistan late in 2005.12 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
India&Pakistan Injuries PersistIndia and Pakistan both have continued injury problems leading up to the third ODI in Lahore.12 Feb 2006James Nixon
India crush Pakistan in 2nd ODIIndia have beaten Pakistan by seven wickets at Rawalpindi in chasing down Pakistan's target of 265 to be 266/3 from 43.1 overs.11 Feb 2006James Nixon
Shoaib and Harbhajan doubtfulBoth India and Pakistan have major injury woes as they enter the second match of the current One Day International series.09 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Board XI named to play EnglandVenugopal Rao will a strong Board President's XI, as England commences its tour with a three-day fixture, starting on February 23.08 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Dravid fined for slow over rateIndian captain Rahul Dravid has been fined 20% of his match fee for a slow over rate in the first ODI against Pakistan at Peshawar.07 Feb 2006Liam Camps
Powar added to ODI squadAllrounder Ramesh Powar has been added to the Indian One Day International squad as injury cover for Harbhajan Singh.07 Feb 2006Liam Camps
BCCI asks for shorter WI tourThe BCCI has made a formal request to the WICB that the length of India's upcoming tour of the Caribbean be reduced.07 Feb 2006Liam Camps
A cracker in PeshawarPakistan clinched the first ODI against India by seven runs on the D/L method - but not before 639 runs had been scored in the match.06 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
Under 19 World Cup: Day TwoThere were no shocks in Colombo on day two of the U19 World Cup, with England, India, Pakistan and West Indies all winning06 Feb 2006George Roberts
Ganguly not giving upSourav Ganguly says his exclusion from the Indian ODI squad to face Pakistan will not lead to his international retirement.04 Feb 2006Matt Pitt
India Crumble as Pakistan WinThe Indian batsmen were devastated by the raw pace of Mohammad Asif and Abdul Razzaq as Pakistan took the series with a 341 run victory01 Feb 2006George Roberts
Pakistan compile huge leadBy batting for all of Day 3, Pakistan have stretched their lead to 518, with Faisal Iqbal scoring a maiden century.31 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Pakistan pulling awayPakistan built up a lead of 180 runs on day 2 of the 3rd Test against India, with India dismissed for 238 in their first innings.30 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
Ganguly left out for ODIsSourav Ganguly has not been included in India's 15-man ODI squad to play Pakistan, while Zaheer Khan returns.29 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Wickets tumble at KarachiKamran Akmal made a century on a day during which 14 wickets fell, with Pakistan hitting back after stumbling early on to 39/6.29 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
India and Pakistan still 0-0The final day's play at Faisalabad's Iqbal Stadium ended as a tame draw admist two of the most unlikely new ball pairings of all time25 Jan 2006Neil Pickup
Pakistan Crush Indian HopesA whirlwind MS Dhoni innings was cancelled out late in the day by Younis Khan and Kamran Akmal, who put to rest hopes of an Indian win24 Jan 2006George Roberts
Dhoni blasts India to safetyMahendra Dhoni's maiden test hundred guided India past the follow on, in a match that seems destined for a draw.23 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Afridi and Inzy do it againShahid Afridi hit a blazing 156, while Inzamam-ul-Haq also struck 119 for a dominant Pakistan on the 2nd day of the 2nd Test.22 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
Pakistan set for mammoth totalPakistan seem all set for another huge first innings score, as four batsmen hit half-centuries on Day 1 of the 2nd Test against India.21 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
India cancel New Zealand tourIndia have withdrawn from their scheduled tour of New Zealand prior to the 2007 World Cup.18 Jan 2006Richard Edmunds
Elements enough to save historyA combination of rain, bad light and ill-advised shot selection from Virender Sehwag ended India's record bids on day five at Lahore17 Jan 2006Neil Pickup
Records Tumble to Sehwag/DravidIndian openers Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid took their stand to an unbeaten 403 on the fourth day of the First Test at Lahore16 Jan 2006George Roberts
Sehwag shines on rainy dayJust 15 overs were possible on Day Three at Lahore but in the time possible, India advanced to 145-0.15 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Run-fest at LahoreMohammad Yousuf, Shahid Afridi and Kamral Akmal scored cracking centuries, as Pakistan piled on the runs against India on Day 2.14 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Srinath appointed in the BRGJavagal Srinath has been named as one of the members of the Bowling Review Group to review the PCB's appeal regarding Ahmed's action.14 Jan 2006Harry Warwick
Younis and Yousuf flay IndiaYounis Khan's magnificent unbeaten 147 put Pakistan in a strong position on the first day of their series against India.13 Jan 2006Matt Pitt
Vaughan looks toward IndiaEngland captain Michael Vaughan expects that he will be fit in time for his country's upcoming tour of India.11 Jan 2006Liam Camps
India in 2005 - Part 2India saw lots of youngsters come of age in 2005, especially MS Dhoni and Irfan Pathan. Here's part 2 of the year in review.10 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Draw at LahoreFaisal Iqbal impressed for Pakistan A with 87 against the touring Indians, as the match predictably ended in a draw.09 Jan 2006Alex Crampton
Pakistan 1st Test squad namedOn the back of a century for Pakistan 'A' against the Indians, Imran Farhat has been recalled to the Pakistan senior team.09 Jan 2006Liam Camps
Batting Practice in LahoreIndians Yuvraj Singh and VVS Laxman and Pakistan A's Hasan Raza and Imran Farhat all made fifty-plus in a bat-dominated day in Lahore08 Jan 2006Neil Pickup
Sound start for IndiaThe Indian top order flourished in the only practice match before the first Test against Pakistan.07 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
Tremlett ruled out of India tourSeam bowling prospect, Chris Tremlett is set to miss England's upcoming tour of India due to injury.04 Jan 2006Liam Camps
India in 2005 - Part 1India ended 2005 with a different captain and coach than they started with. Here's a review of the happenings on and off the field.03 Jan 2006Sudeep Popat
India sign new sponsorship dealThe BCCI has signed a multi-million dollar deal with Nike, outbidding rivals Adidas and Reebok.24 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Ganguly recalled for Pak tourFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been named in the 16-man Test squad that will be touring Pakistan next month.24 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
India ease home in AhmedabadHarbhajan Singh and Anil Kumble shared the four remaining Sri Lankan wickets to fall as India coasted to a 259-run series-clinching win22 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
India march towards victoryIndia are just 4 wickets away from a 2-0 series win, with Sri Lanka needing 274 to win.21 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
India build up mammoth leadIndia lead by 479 runs at the end of Day 3 of the 3rd Test against Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad, after dismissing the visitors for 206.20 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Sri Lanka Collapse to HarbhajanHarbhajan Singh reduced Sri Lanka to 131 for five in reply to India's score of 398, with VVS Laxman completing a century in Ahmedabad19 Dec 2005George Roberts
VVS keeps his headVVS Laxman's steady unbeaten 71 helped India recover from 97-5 to reach 247-6 at the end of the first day's play in Ahmedabad.18 Dec 2005Matt Pitt
Dravid ruled out of third TestRahul Dravid has been ruled out of the third and final Test of the series against Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad, after being hospitalized.16 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
Ganguly DroppedFormer Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has been dropped from the squad for the third test against Sri Lanka.14 Dec 2005Richard Edmunds
Kumble spins Sri Lanka to defeatVeteran leg-spinner Anil Kumble recorded his eighth Test ten-wicket haul as India easily beat Sri Lanka in the Second Test at Delhi14 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
India take control late onLate strikes from India left Sri Lanka in trouble at 123-5 chasing a world record 436, despite 67 from Marvan Atapattu.13 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
India v Sri Lanka: Day TwoMuttiah Muralitharan and Anil Kumble bamboozled the batsmen as the wickets tumbled to the spinners on day two in Delhi11 Dec 2005George Roberts
Sehwag out of Second TestVirender Sehwag will miss the second test against Sri Lanka after suffering from a throat infection and fever.09 Dec 2005James Nixon
Vaas inspires Sri Lankans' Day 5Four wickets from Chaminda Vaas gave Sri Lanka very much the better of the final day's play in the rain-wrecked First Test at Chennai06 Dec 2005Neil Pickup
Finally play at ChennaiAfter 3 and a half washed out days, play finally got underway on Day 4 at Chennai.05 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Rain Continues in ChennaiWith the rainstorm continuing to hit Chennia, Day 3 has also been washed out.04 Dec 2005James Nixon
Day 2 Washed OutDay 2 of the 1st Test between Sri Lanka and India has also been washed out, but the umpires are optimistic about having play tomorrow.03 Dec 2005Alex Crampton
Chennai: More rain, no playThe entire first day's play for the first Test between India and Sri Lanka at Chennai was washed out due to rain.02 Dec 2005Sudeep Popat
India level seriesIndia levelled the ODI series against South Africa today, with a relatively easy win at Mumbai.28 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Smith smashes SA to victoryGraeme Smith scored a brilliant hundred to take South Africa to a 10-wicket against India today.25 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Ganguly back for ChennaiSourav Ganguly has been re-selected for India's forthcoming test series aginst Sri-Lanka.23 Nov 2005Tom Bowman
Dravid promoted to Test helmThe reign of Sourav Ganguly at the helm of Indian cricket has ended. Rahul Dravid has been named as the new Test captian.22 Nov 2005Liam Camps
India end RSA streakSouth Africa lost their first match in 22 outings, as Irfan Pathan and Virender Sehwag shone in the second ODI, at Bangalore.19 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Yuvraj ton in vainAn excellent hundred by Yuvraj Singh was not enough for India, as Jacques Kallis expertly guided South Africa home.16 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
India unchanged for South AfricaGanguly misses out again, as India will pose an unchanged squad from that which thrashed Sri Lanka 6-1, as they prepare to face SA.13 Nov 2005Liam Camps
India win series 6-1MS Dhoni starred again, as India successfully chased down Sri Lanka's 244, in the final match at Baroda, to win the series 6-1.12 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Jayasuriya axed from Test teamSanath Jayasuriya has been sacked from the the Sri Lanka Test team, which will contest three Test matches against India in December.11 Nov 2005Liam Camps
Sehwag to lead IndiaVirender Sehwag will lead India against Sri Lanka in the sixth Videocon Cup ODI tomorrow at Rajkot.08 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
Ganguly misses the bus yet againSourav Ganguly has yet again been left out of the Indian squad, for the last two ODIs against Sri Lanka.07 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
SL finally nip oneTillakratne Dilshan and Russell Arnold shared a vital sixth wicket partnership to help Sri Lanka salvage pride against India.07 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
RSA name squad for India tourSouth Africa have named three spinners in their 15-man squad to tour India, where they will play five ODIs.06 Nov 2005Sudeep Popat
India wrap up seriesIn the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka, India wrapped up the series, thanks in no small part to 5 wickets for Ajit Agarkar.03 Nov 2005Alex Crampton
Dhoni wreaks havocMS Dhoni scored a brilliant century, which included 10 sixes, to take India to a 3-0 lead against Sri Lanka.31 Oct 2005Sudeep Popat
Oct 2005: Return of the SachThey said he was finished. They said that he was injury prone, that he was a shadow of his former self. They should have known better.31 Oct 2005Neil Pickup
Australia's U19 Tour of IndiaJack McNamara brings to you his experiences on Australia's recent Under 19 tour of India.29 Oct 2005Jack McNamara
India dominant once againAfter a humbling defeat on Tuesday, Sri Lanka crumbled once again, giving India another emphatic victory.28 Oct 2005Alex Crampton
Ganguly excluded for next 3 ODIsDespite his century in a recent Duleep Trophy match, Sourav Ganguly has been excluded from the Indian ODI squad.28 Oct 2005Liam Camps
The Dawn of a New EraWithout Ganguly's grip on the team, for the first time, India strolled to a comprehensive win against Sri Lanka at Nagpur.25 Oct 2005Sudeep Popat
Sri Lanka in India - PreviewAfter fairly easy series against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, India and Sri Lanka face each other, with plenty at stake for both sides.22 Oct 2005Alex Crampton
Laxman out of ODI squadVVS Laxman has been dropped from the ODI squad to face Sri Lanka, while Mohammad Kaif and Sourav Ganguly are omitted with injury.14 Oct 2005Alex Crampton
Dravid to lead IndiaWith Ganguly injured, Rahul Dravid has been named captain of the Indian One Day International side for the two upcoming series.13 Oct 2005Liam Camps
Sep 05: On and off the fieldNow, I've got a choice of another heinously weak "Lucky Dippenaar"-style headline and player pick, or a left-field selection...10 Oct 2005Neil Pickup
Tendulkar to make his come backSachin Tendulkar is set to make his long awaited come back in the Indian Challenger Series after being given the all clear to play.30 Sep 2005James Nixon
Chappell and Ganguly Rift EndsGreg Chappell and Sourav Ganguly have reached a truce after both parties met with the Indian Board of Control to bury their differences28 Sep 2005James Nixon
Chappell e-mail in fullThe full Greg Chappell email that was leaked to the media earlier in the week.27 Sep 2005James Nixon
Ganguly v Chappell: The Fall OutA chronology of one of the most controversial spats ever in Indian cricket, between the current captain and coach.25 Sep 2005Sudeep Popat
India in Zimbabwe - ReviewA series that will be remembered more for events off the field than on it.23 Sep 2005Richard Edmunds
Pathan gives India victoryDespite a stronger performance in its second innings, Zimbabwe has lost the second Test against India by 10 wickets.22 Sep 2005Andrew Marmont
India cruising towards victoryA superb spell of bowling from Heath Streak could do nothing to stop India moving into an unassailable position.21 Sep 2005Richard Edmunds
Pathan takes sevenIndia lead by 34 runs at stumps on day one of the second Test against Zimbabwe.20 Sep 2005Andrew Marmont
India romp to victoryIndia took just under two hours to take an innings victory over Zimbabwe in the first test at Bulawayo. 16 Sep 2005Andrew Marmont
Freddie among ICC award nomineesThe ICC has announced the nominations for its four major awards, with the winners to be announced on October 11th in Sydney.15 Sep 2005Liam Camps
Familiar scenes at BulawayoZimbabwe once again crumbled in front of a sparse home crowd on the third day of the first test against India.15 Sep 2005Richard Edmunds
Laxman century boosts IndiaAn unbeaten 125 by VVS Laxman has given India control on day two of the first test against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.14 Sep 2005Andrew Marmont
Zimbabwe patiently accumulateZimbabwe took a cautious approach on the first day of the first test against India at Bulawayo today.13 Sep 2005Richard Edmunds
India enjoy batting practiceIndia's three day tour match has ended in a draw, with the tourists opting to spend time in the middle.11 Sep 2005Andrew Marmont
Videocon Tri-Series ReviewThey came, they saw, they conquered - and then they got the heck out of there.10 Sep 2005Andrew Marmont
Batting practice for touristsThe Indian team used the 2nd day of the warmup match against the Zimbabwe Board XI as an opportunity to rediscover some batting form.10 Sep 2005Richard Edmunds
Zimbabwe v India PreviewAfter the triangular ODI series, India stay in Zimbabwe for two tests, a series that is really over before it has begun.10 Sep 2005Richard Edmunds
NZ win final with big chaseIndia's habit of losing finals of one-day international tournaments has continued with a 6 wicket loss to New Zealand in Harare.06 Sep 2005Richard Edmunds
When Nostramadus Augured Sachin"This gentle, little giant is quite overburdened he gets too weary doing his job..."04 Sep 2005Rajgopal Nidamboor
Zimbabwe give India a frightIndia beat Zimbabwe by 4 wickets thanks to a Yuvraj Singh century, but they got a bit of a fright in the process.04 Sep 2005Richard Edmunds
England in India: Tour dates setThe England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed the provisional dates for England's tour to India in 2006.03 Sep 2005Richard Twyman
Cairns out of Videocon CupChris Cairns, the New Zealand allrounder, has been ruled out of the rest of the Videocon Cup in Zimbabwe.03 Sep 2005Richard Twyman
Big target no problem for IndiaMohammad Kaif's unbeaten century ensured that the target of 279 was no problem for India against a NZ side missing S Bond and D Vettori02 Sep 2005Richard Edmunds
Zimbabwe humiliated in HarareZimbabwe have been dismissed for 65 in pursuit of India's 227 in the third match of the Videocon Tri-Series in Zimbabwe.30 Aug 2005James Nixon
Bond destroys IndiaShane Bond has blasted New Zealand to a 51-run victory in the second match of the Videocon Cup against India with a six-wicket haul. 26 Aug 2005Andrew Marmont
Tendulkar Hopeful Of ReturnSachin Tendulkar remains hopeful of making his return to international cricket next month from the ongoing tennis elbow injury.19 Aug 2005Richard Twyman
India Overhaul One Day SquadIn a surprise move Anil Kumble, VVS Laxman, Zaheer Khan and Lakshmipathy Balaji have been left out of the Tri-Nation Series in Zimbabwe13 Aug 2005James Nixon
Sri Lanka win Indian Oil CupSri Lanka have defeated India by 19 runs to take the Indian Oil Cup capping off a fantastic tournament for the team.10 Aug 2005Jonathan Augustus
Ramdin efforts fall shortIndia qualified for the final of the IndianOil Cup in Colombo as they edged past a determined West Indian outfit, Yuvraj scoring 110.07 Aug 2005Neil Pickup
Playing for India-Sourav GangulyThe Indian dailies today are full of Sourav Ganguly having joined the elite club of those having scored 10,000 ODI runs.06 Aug 2005Swaranjeet Singh
Sri Lanka Off To Winning StartSri Lanka have beaten India by three wickets in the first match of the Indian Oil Cup.31 Jul 2005James Nixon
Indian Fan's Surreal ExperienceWatching the Indian team yesterday in the first match of the Indian Oil Cup was a surrealistic experience.31 Jul 2005Swaranjeet Singh
India cruise to victoryHost nation India have opened their account in the Indian Oil Cup with a comfortable six wicket win over the West Indies.31 Jul 2005Sean Fuller
Zoysa joins Vaas on the sidelineSri Lanka's preparation for the IndianOil Cup have gone from bad to worse with news that Nuwan Zoysa will miss the first match.29 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Australia continue to dominateAustralia continues to lead the pack as the LG ICC ODI Championship table, after the rankings underwent their annual update.29 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Ganguly remains suspendedSourav Ganguly remains suspended from international cricket after his second appeal was rejected, though the ban has been reduced.28 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Ganguly to hear appeal resultSourav Ganguly is set to find out the result of the second appeal against the six-match ban27 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Comprehensive win for IndiaIndian warmed up for the Indian Oil triangular tournament with a comprehensive victory over a Kurunegala Invitation XI.27 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Chaminda Vaas to miss openerSri Lanka's premier swing bowler Chaminda Vaas is to miss the start of the upcoming triangular series starting next week.24 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
Two new faces in SL squadTwo new faces have earned a call up to the Sri Lankan squad announced today for the upcoming IndianOil triangular one-day tournament.24 Jul 2005Richard Twyman
World Cup 07 Schedule AnnouncedThe schedule for 2007 World Cup in the West Indies has been announced with the West Indies kicking off the competition in Jamaica19 Jul 2005James Nixon
Dravid given Indian captaincySourav Ganguly has been named as a provisional 16th man in the Indian squad for the IndianOil Cup in Sri Lanka but Dravid is captain.18 Jul 2005Liam Camps
World Cup 2007 Groups ConfirmedThe International Cricket Council have confirmed the groups for the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies.14 Jul 2005James Nixon
Ganguly to return home next weekIndian captain Sourav Ganguly will return back to the country next week, following a one-month stint at English county Glamorgan.03 Jul 2005Sudeep Popat
ICC names Super Series squadsIt is set to be a true cricketing spectacle, and now there are names to further whet the appetite of the masses.02 Jul 2005Liam Camps
Champions Trophy Format ChangedThe ICC have announced that the format of the next Champions League Trophy competition is to change to ensure fewer one-sided matches.30 Jun 2005James Nixon
Sri Lanka Modify Series DatesSri Lanka have modified the dates of their home Test series against West Indies and made changes to the one-day series that follows.24 Jun 2005Richard Twyman
Pakistan Seamers off to IndiaThe Pakistan Cricket Board have announced that three young up and upcoming seamers are to head to India to train with Dennis Lillee.23 Jun 2005James Nixon
India Annouce 36 ProbablesThe Indian selection panel have announced a squad of 36 probables for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka to be held in August.22 Jun 2005James Nixon
Ramdin among Windies 13Wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin, 19, has been selected to the West Indies 13 to tour Sri Lanka, replacing Courtney Browne.20 Jun 2005Liam Camps
Spinners lead MCC to victoryAfter setting an imposing target, the spin of the MCC has helped defeat the International XI by 112 runs at Lords.14 Jun 2005Andrew Marmont
Sri Lanka Add ODI's In IndiaSri Lanka have a packed an already heavy schedule with two more One Day Internationals against India later in the year.13 Jun 2005Richard Twyman
Ganguly called up for MCC XISourav Ganguly has been called into the MCC XI squad to play an International XI at Lords in a tsunami-relief match on June 14th .11 Jun 2005James Nixon
Chappell's contract finalisedNew Indian coach Greg Chappell's contract has been worked out, including salary and a range of perks.07 Jun 2005Andrew Marmont
Three Months for TendulkarSachin Tendulkar has returned to India after undergoing surgery on his elbow and is likely to need three months of rehabilitation.06 Jun 2005James Nixon
'Turbanator' given green lightIndia off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been provisionally cleared by the ICC to continue bowling in Internationals.04 Jun 2005Sriram G
India eye on 2011 World Cup bidIndia have expressed an interest in bidding for the 2011 World Cup, the president of the Indian board annouched today.03 Jun 2005James Nixon
Tendulkar to miss MCC matchSachin Tendulkar has withdrawn from the MCC XI side to play the International XI at Lord's on June 14, following an elbow surgery.27 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Elbow Surgery for TendulkarSachin Tendulkar under-went surgery on his left elbow in London last Monday to help correct a condition affecting his extensor tendons25 May 2005James Nixon
Greg Chappell - New Indian CoachAustralian Greg Chappell has been appointed to replace John Wright as India's coach.20 May 2005James Nixon
ICC Propose ODI Rule ChangesThe ICC are proposing radical changes to one-day internationals in recommendations made at a recent conference held in Dubai.20 May 2005James Nixon
Pathan Signs For MiddlesexMiddlesex have signed Indian seamer Irfan Pathan as a replacement overseas player after Nantie Nayward suffered a groin injury.14 May 2005Richard Twyman
Pathan denies signing, as of nowContrary to what we reported yesterday Irfan Pathan has not signed with Middlesex, at least not yet.14 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Haynes joins coaching raceFormer West Indian opener, Desmond Haynes, has joined the list of contenders for India's coaching position.14 May 2005Adam Collins
Rest of the World SquadsThe Rest of the World squads for a three-match ODI series and one six-day Super Test against Australia have been announced.09 May 2005James Nixon
India to tour Pakistan in Jan'06The PCB has confirmed that India will be touring the country for the second time in three years, for a three-Test and five-ODI series.07 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Panel for Indian coach selectionBCCI has named a six-man panel, which over the next few days will discuss and then finally decide on who should be India's next coach.06 May 2005Sudeep Popat
Full Tsunami Match Line UpsThe teams for the MCC v International XI match on 14th June at Lord's have been announced in aid of the tsunami appeal.04 May 2005Richard Twyman
Brian Lara Number 1 Test PlayerBrian Lara has returned to the top of the international test rankings following his good knocks in the current test series against SAF.26 Apr 2005James Nixon
Dean Jones In ContentionSurprising news has just emerged from India as it has been revealed that Dean Jones is also in contention for the Indian coaching role.26 Apr 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Lara & Tendulkar Named CaptainsBrian Lara (West Indies) and Sachin Tendulkar (India) have been named as the two captains for the tsunami appeal match at Lords26 Apr 2005Richard Twyman
Wright takes aim at SelectorsFormer Indian coach John Wright has strongly criticised the selection committee, following the end of his four-year tenure25 Apr 2005Neil Pickup
Ganguly's plea rejectedIndian captain Sourav Ganguly's appeal against a six-match ban imposed on him has been rejected by the ICC.19 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan Clinch Series VictoryAn inspiring Pakistan performance helped them come back from a two game deficit to clinch a series victory against arch rivals India.17 Apr 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Guest Article: The Indian FanHave Indian fans matured enough which makes them cricket fans more than cricket fanatics than ever before in the past?17 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
Awesome Afridi Demolishes IndiaBreathtaking batting by explosive Pakistani batsman, Shahid Afridi blew India away and gave Pakistan a massive advantage at Kanpur.15 Apr 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Ganguly banned for six gamesIndia's Sourav Ganguly has been banned for six games by the ICC, due to an unacceptable over rate in the most recent ODI vs. Pakistan.12 Apr 2005Liam Camps
India's batting order at Motera?There are quite a few questions being asked about almost all the batsmen in this celebrated batting lineup...11 Apr 2005Swaranjeet Singh
Rolton stars as 5th Cup wonKaren Rolton scored a fantastic century to take the game away from India and set up yet another Australian World Cup win.10 Apr 2005Marc Robbins
Awesome Pakistan Strike BackAn awesome display of batting by Salman Butt and then a superb spell of bowling by Rana Naved helped Pakistan crush India by 106 runs.09 Apr 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Dhoni stuns PakistanIndia's newest wicket-keeper Mahendra Dhoni struck an emphatic 148, to help the hosts to a 2-0 lead in the ODI series against Pakistan.05 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
India-SL ODI series postponedA five-ODI series between India and Sri Lanka, in India, originally scheduled for May this year, has been postponed indefinitely.03 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
Mar 2005: Younis and VirenderAnother month passes, and already this year has run a quarter of its course. A month dominated by two men batting on the subcontinent.02 Apr 2005Neil Pickup
Sehwag, Sachin star in KochiVirender Sehwag scored a century, while Sachin Tendulkar picked up a 5-fer, to lead India to a comprehensive win against Pakistan.02 Apr 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan clinch 3rd TestPakistan defeated India by 168 runs on the final day of the Bangalore Test, to tie the three-Test series 1-1.28 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Explosive Pakistan Set ThrillerExplosive batting by Pakistan ensured a thriller awaited cricket fans ahead of the fifth day's play in the last test of the series.27 Mar 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Younis double puts Pak on topYounis Khan made a career-best 267, as Pakistan took charge on Day 2 of the final Test against India, putting 570 on the board.26 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Sehwag dominates, but Ind trailsVirender Sehwag made a typical 201, but a late spur of wickets left India still 191 runs behind on Pakistan's first innings score.26 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Shoaib left out of ODI squadShoaib Akhtar, who is recovering from a hamstring injury, has been left out of Pakistan's squad for the six-ODI series in India.25 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Inzamam makes Bangalore historyUnder a sultry sky at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium at Bangalore, Pakistan transformed a double early morning setback into glorious success24 Mar 2005Neil Pickup
Prasad retires from cricketIndian seamer Venkatesh Prasad has announced his retirement from cricket, effective immediately.22 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Lords' Tsumani MatchA Tsumami relief match between an MCC XI and an International XI has been organized for June 14th to be played at Lords'.22 Mar 2005James Nixon
Rahul Dravid Rated No 1 in TestsRahul Dravid has moved ahead of Jacques Kallis into first place in the ICC Test Player Ratings.22 Mar 2005James Nixon
India un-changed for 3rd TestThe Indian selectors have named an un-changed 14 man squad for the 3rd Test starting on Thursday in Bangalore.21 Mar 2005James Nixon
Kumble spins India to victoryAnil Kumble completed a 10-wicket haul for the match, by picking up 7-63 in the Pakistani second innings, to take India to a 195-run victory.20 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Dravid's Class Sets Up IndiaRahul Dravid registered his 20th test century after scoring one in the previous innings. His fine knock helped India gain the advantage19 Mar 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Sri Lanka schedule to tour IndiaSri Lanka have agreed to play a last-minute five-match ODI series against India in April later this year.18 Mar 2005Alex Feeney
Pakistan stay in touch at EdenSachin Tendulkar fell to a umpiring error from Steve Bucknor in the dying overs of the day as Pakistan kept their victory chances alive18 Mar 2005Neil Pickup
India Off To Positive StartStar batsmen, Rahul Dravid, Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar all continued their brilliant form as the trio put India in command.17 Mar 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Akmal and Razzaq Salvage DrawAn inspired batting effort by wicket keeper/batsman Kamran Akmal and all rounder Abdul Razzaq saved Pakistan from facing certain defeat12 Mar 2005Sangrah Bhatia
India on verge of winPakistan lead by only 53 runs with four second innings wicket in hand at close on the penultimate day of the first Test at Mohali.11 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
India well on top in MohaliVirender Sehwag's ninth Test century was the cornerstone as India's batting impressed, whilst Pakistan's bowling didn't, on Day Three.10 Mar 2005Neil Pickup
Sehwag shines on a gloomy dayVirendar Sehwag struck a typical 95* on the rain-affected Day 2 of the first Test against Pakistan at Mohali, to take India to comfort.09 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Kamal rescues PakistanAsim Kamal, with an adroit 91, rescued Pakistan on Day 1 of the first Test against India, as L Balaji picked up a five-wicket haul.08 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan denied match practiceOnly 11.4 overs were possible on the final day of Pakistan's only warm-up match ahead of the first Test, which ended in a tame draw.05 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Bad light frustrates PakistanOnce again a full day's play wasn't possible, as Pakistan were left without match practice, apart from Razzaq scoring a typical 63.04 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Harbhajan's action clearedHarbhajan Singh's action has been cleared as legal according to the new regulations brought into practice by the ICC from this month.03 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
Pakistan batting strugglesPakistan's middle-order faltered after a promising start, on the opening day of their only warm-up match before the first Test.03 Mar 2005Sudeep Popat
World XI v Asian XI - 2nd ODIThe second Tsunami ODI between a World XI and an Asian XI has been cancelled due to weather conditions in the venue Calcutta.28 Feb 2005James Nixon
Yuvraj returns for IndiaYuvraj Singh has been re-called to the Indian Test squad for the first Test against Pakistan, to be played at Mohali.26 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Indian TV Rights Fiasco ResolvedIndia's national free to air broadcaster, Prasar Bharti has secured the television rights and will telecast Pakistan's tour to India.24 Feb 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Wright hints at exitJohn Wright has hinted that he's not willing to continue as Indian coach, after his current contract expires in May this year.23 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
TV Rights Fiasco Yet To Be FixedThe slim chance of the Pakistan tour to India being cancelled due to the fiasco regarding TV rights still remains a small possibility.22 Feb 2005Sangrah Bhatia
Pak tour itinerary finalisedBCCI has announced the finalised itinerary for Pakistan's tour of India.20 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Tendulkar Makes ReturnSachin Tendulkar is to make his return from injury in the upcoming Duleep Trophy match.19 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Shoaib ruled out of India seriesShoaib Akhtar has been ruled out of the forthcoming three-Test series in India, after failing to recover from a hamstring injury. 18 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Ind-Pak venues decidedThe venues for the Test and ODI series between India and Pakistan have been fixed, as the second Test has been shifted from Ahmedabad.18 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Ganguly Eyes Up County SpotSourav Ganguly has once again stated his desire to play County Cricket next summer and is open to offers.17 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Ganguly injuredIndian captain Sourav Ganguly failed to pass fit for a Duleep Trophy tie, that started today, because of a side strain.15 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Dravid leads India A to winRahul Dravid lead India A to win the Challenger Trophy, scoring 200+ runs with the bat in three matches.15 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
Ind V Pak: Ahmedabad Is A NoPakistan Cricket Board, have officially objected to Ahmedabad as the venue for the second Test scheduled for March 12.11 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Challenger Trophy StartsThe Challenger Trophy gets underway in India11 Feb 2005Richard Twyman
Fitness boost for TendulkarIndian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar will get fit by the time for the home series against Pakistan, according to coach John Wright.10 Feb 2005Sudeep Popat
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