ICC Test Rankings: Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant make substantial gains among batsmen

Dubai, Oct 15 : Riding on their impressive show against West Indies in the just concluded two-match Test series, youngsters Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant have made substantial gains in the ICC player rankings for Test batsmen, released on Monday. India completely dominated the visitors, winning both the Test at Rajkot and Hyderabad within three […]

Umesh should be in playing XI in Australia: Kohli

Hyderabad, Oct 14 : A standout performance by Umesh Yadav against the West Indies has prompted India skipper Virat Kohli to say that the pacer is a strong candidate for a place in the starting XI during next month’s tour of Australia. Umesh was the wrecker-in-chief in the second Test with match figures of 10/133 […]

Holder rues heavy defeats despite batting-friendly pitches

Hyderabad, Oct 14 : West Indies captain Jason Holder on Sunday said the manner of defeats in India hurt the team considering the fact that the pitches were batsman-friendly. “Honestly, it’s hard to take it. I am trying to understand the reasons why it is happening,” said Holder. “It’s a case where we all need […]

Shaw has glimpses of Sachin, Lara, Sehwag in him: Shastri

Hyderabad, Oct 14 : India head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday lavished praise on Prithvi Shaw, comparing the teenage sensation with Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara and Virender Sehwag. “He (Shaw) is born to play cricket. He’s been playing since the age of eight in the maidans of Mumbai. You can see all that hard work […]

2nd Test: India crush West Indies by 10 wickets, seal series 2-0

Hyderabad, Oct 14 : India registered their tenth consecutive Test series win at home as Virat Kohli’s men crushed the West Indies by 10 wickets in the second and final cricket Test at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday. Once again, it was a cakewalk for India in the second innings after being […]