India

India need comprehensive series win to rise in ODI rankings

In the upcoming five-match One-Day International series against New Zealand, India need to win the contest by a margin of 4-1 or more if they want to rise in the International Cricket Council team rankings.
14 October 2016

Suresh Raina to miss first ODI against New Zealand

India's middle-order batsman Suresh Raina has been ruled out of the opening game of the One-Day International series against New Zealand at Dharmasala on Sunday due to a viral fever.
14 October 2016

Ashwin will be crucial for India's stay at the top - Virat Kohli

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli admitted that the performances of Ravichandran Ashwin will play a crucial role if the team is to maintain its number one position in the longer format.
12 October 2016

Ashwin gets seven wickets as India complete 3-0 whitewash

Ravichandran Ashwin registered his career-best figure of a 13-wicket haul in the game as India dismissed New Zealand for 153 runs in the final innings and completed a massive 321-run victory in the third Test in Indore to complete a 3-0 series whitewash.
11 October 2016

Ashwin picks six-wicket haul as India take massive first innings lead

After Ravichandran Ashwin's six-wicket haul dismissed New Zealand for 299 in their first innings, India managed to stretch their lead to 276 runs at stumps on day three of the third Test in Indore.
10 October 2016

Kohli-Rahane record stand puts India in command

A record-breaking 365-run stand between Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane helped India register a total of 557 for five before declaring, following which New Zealand scored 28 for naught to end the second day of the third Test match in Indore.
9 October 2016

Mark Wood out of Test series against India with ankle injury

England speedster Mark Wood has been ruled out of the upcoming five-match Test series against India after he was advised to undergo ankle surgery.
9 October 2016

Kohli, Rahane fire as India seize advantage on day one

Virat Kohli scored a confident century while Ajinkya Rahane supported him with an unbeaten 79 as India scored 267 for three at stumps on day one of the second Test against New Zealand in Indore.
8 October 2016

India rest Shami, Ashwin, Jadeja for first three New Zealand ODIs

The Indian selectors have opted to rest fast bowler Mohammad Shami and spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja for the first three One-Day Internationals against New Zealand in the upcoming five-match series.
6 October 2016

Bhuvneshwar Kumar to miss Indore Test with back injury

Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar will miss out on the third Test match against New Zealand due to a back strain which he picked up during the second match in Kolkata.
5 October 2016

Comprehensive India reclaim number one rank with series-clinching win at Eden Gardens

A comprehensive bowling performance from India bowled New Zealand out for 197 runs in their second innings of the second Test in Kolkata on day four and secured a 178-run win, thereby clinching the pole position in the ICC rankings.
3 October 2016

Rohit Sharma fifty puts India in dominant position on day three

After dismissing New Zealand for 204 in their first innings, Indian batsmen led by a fluent 82 by Rohit Sharma stretched the lead for the home side to 339 with two wickets in hand at stumps on day three of the second Test in Kolkata.
2 October 2016

Kumar five-fer flattens New Zealand on a rain-hit day

On a rain-hit second day in the second Test in Kolkata, Bhuvneshwar Kumar rattled New Zealand with a five-wicket haul and reduced them to 128 for seven in 34 overs after India posted 316 runs in the first innings, riding on an unbeaten fifty from Wriddhiman Saha.
1 October 2016

New Zealand bowlers rock Indian batsmen on day one

Matt Henry led from the front with a three-wicket haul as New Zealand bowlers restricted Indian batting lineup to 239 for seven at stumps on day one of the second Test in Kolkata.
30 September 2016

James Neesham ruled out of Kolkata Test

New Zealand all-rounder James Neesham has been ruled out of the second Test match against India in Kolkata after failing to fully recover from his rib injury.
28 September 2016

Gautam Gambhir replaces Lokesh Rahul for New Zealand Tests

Opening batsman Gautam Gambhir has been named as the replacement for the injured Lokesh Rahul in the Indian squad for the ongoing Test series against New Zealand.
28 September 2016

Brisbane Heat sign Smriti Mandhana for Women's BBL

Indian Women opening batsman Smriti Mandhana has been signed by the Brisbane Heat franchise for the second season of the Women's Big Bash League.
27 September 2016

Injured Mark Craig out of India Test series

New Zealand off-spinner Mark Craig has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing Test series against India after suffering from a side strain.
26 September 2016

India go 1-0 up with massive win in Kanpur

Riding on a six-wicket haul from Ravichandran Ashwin, India bowled New Zealand out for 236 runs in 87.3 overs to secure a massive 197-run victory in the first Test in Kanpur while taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
26 September 2016

Ashwin strikes keep India on course for win

Ravichandran Ashwin rattled the New Zealand top order with a triple strike in the second innings to restrict them to 93 for four after the batsmen set a target of 434 runs on the fourth day of the first Test in Kanpur.
25 September 2016