The Adelaide Oval curator will seek to juice up what has traditionally been a docile pitch for the second Ashes test between Australia and England next week, meaning batsmen may be in for a torrid opening.
Captain MS Dhoni reaffirmed his reputation as Team India's designated finisher as he guided the hosts to a five wicket win over West Indies in the third and final one-dayer at Kanpur on Wednesday. Scorecard
Bhuvneshwar Kumar stood like an umpire and watched his fellow India pacers at the nets on Tuesday. He acted as the seniormost bowler in the team, something that would have pleased MS Dhoni.
New Zealand spinner and former captain Daniel Vettori said on Tuesday he will miss the upcoming series against the West Indies because his injured ankle is not ready for the rigours of international cricket.
Despite averaging 18.41 from 15 ODIs in 2013, Yuvraj Singh has been retained in the squad for the three-match series in South Africa. Captain MS Dhoni feels Yuvraj is a big tournament player.
The Jawaharlal Nehru stadium is entirely under black covers as officials and ground staff scamper to prevent a washout of Thursday's One-day series opener against West Indies.
For all his life, he has been Sachin the player, Sachin the superstar. When he gets on to the other side of the fence, he will understand the game from an entirely different perspective, writes Javagal Srinath
As you head towards the Wankhede, the buzz around Sachin’s retirement hits you. From commuters at the Churchgate station, which adjoins the venue of the master’s swansong, to the guards at the stadium entrance, his name is on everyone's tongue.
With Sachin Tendulkar, no matter the size and quantum of his contracts, what he cherishes most is holding his bat aloft while acknowledging the cheers of his teammates and fans after scoring a hundred, writes Javagal Srinath.
Legendary Australian batsman Matthew Hayden has said that Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has the potential to become Australia's answer to star England batsman Kevin Pietersen during the winter Ashes.
The Australian media has claimed that two extraordinary results in matches two and three of the one-day series between India and Australia has brought the one-day cricket format alive with a bang.
The Australian media has claimed that India's massive win in the second one-day international against Australia has proved that there is life after Sachin Tendulkar, especially with Virat Kohli leading the way.
The English media today saluted Sachin Tendulkar, who has announced retirement from Test cricket next month, describing him as a "superhero" and compared him with the likes of football legend Pele and tennis superstar Roger Federer in greatness in his field.
Strauss retired last year following a series with South Africa where Pietersen was accused of sending derogatory texts regarding his then skipper to Proteas' players.
Pujara’s penchant for big scores is only growing. The young India No 3 produced a brilliant triple century on Friday hammering an unbeaten 306 for India ‘A’ in the four-day ‘Test’ against West Indies in Hubli.