FORMER INDIA SKIPPER Sourav Ganguly believes that the team managed shouldn’t have overlooked the recent overseas performance of KL Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane while selecting the team for the first Test against South Africa.
THE BCCI has announced that the men in blue will engage in a two-match T20I series against Ireland before they tour England in July.
ENGLAND COACH Trevor Bayliss believes that Test skipper Joe Root should not take part in the upcoming IPL and utilize the time to recuperate from the physically and mentally draining Ashes series.
FORMER SOUTH AFRICA batsman Lance Klusener has opined that India will not be able to win the three-match Test series after losing the opening game at Cape Town
TEAM INDIA’S management turned down the BCCI and the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA)’s suggestion of sending the core players to South Africa a few weeks early.
FOLLOWING INDIA U 19’s emphatic victory over South Africa U 19 in a U19 World Cup warm-up match held in Christchurch, head coach Rahul Dravid had a special message for the Indian fans.
One more tour to South Africa. One more defeat in the opening Test. Once again, India have started off their overseas campaign on a losing note. Plenty was said and written by the Indian media on how this team captained by Virat Kohli had the ability to upset the Proteas and create history in South Africa. While it might still happen, the beginning is far from encouraging. Simply put, nothing much has changed with time.
INDIA VETERAN Yusuf Pathan has thanked the BCCI for allowing him to plead his case in a fair and a reasonable manner after he was tested positive for a banned substance – Terbutaline.
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