All-rounder Dwayne Bravo was named as West Indies captain for next month's Champions Trophy, replacing Darren Sammy who stays in charge of the Test and Twenty 20 squads.
After Delhi Daredevils suffered a crushing six-wicket defeat at the hands of Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, coach Eric Simons said it was not a good wicket for Twenty 20 cricket.
Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh were today axed while Dinesh Karthik was rewarded for his good batting form with a berth in India's 15-member squad for next month's Champions Trophy tournament.
Such is the lure of the T20 league that it has become more coveted than a top name in the longer format. Instead of focussing on technique, youngsters are eager to land contracts in the T20 league. Somshuvra Laha writes.
When the national selectors sit down in Mumbai to pick the 15-member squad for the Champions Trophy today, a challenge for them will be how to not let performances in the ongoing domestic T20 league affect their judgment.
England have recalled batsman Ravi Bopara and fast bowler Tim Bresnan for the one-day series against New Zealand and next month's Champions Trophy on home soil, the England and Wales Cricket Board said today.
Dashing England batsman Kevin Pietersen feels Mahendra Singh Dhoni's "clever" captaincy is the reason behind Chennai Super Kings' success in the ongoing T20 League but downplayed the issue of his own absence being the cause of Delhi Daredevils' poor show.
Rahul Dravid, the Test great, never had an easy life in the shorter formats of the game. Somshuvra Laha reports. Faceoff
The 15-member India squad for next month's ICC Champions Trophy will be picked in Mumbai tomorrow and it would be interesting to see whether the selectors give a chance to axed senior players such as Virender Sehwag.
Terming the Padma Bhushan award "an honour and privilege", former India cricket captain Rahul Dravid today said he felt lucky to have represented the country for 16 years.
Jacques Kallis has been left out of South Africa's squad for next month's Champions Trophy, the first time in years the veteran allrounder won't play at a major one-day tournament for his country.
It was just about a week back when the Royal Challengers Bangalore took T20 cricket a notch higher at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Chris Gayle became the undisputed champion of power hitting after a demoralising knock against the Pune Warriors. MVL Manikantan reports. Faceoff
Our lengthy road trip hasn't begun the way we would have liked it to but the mood in the camp is still upbeat despite the two defeats to Mumbai and Rajasthan. Chris Gayle writes.
Gone are the days of Tiger Pataudi who would pick the bat closest to the dressing room door and walk out to face the bowlers. Now is the era of tailor-made bats. The shape, balance, punch and power are all valued very highly, Sanjjeev K Samyal
reports. The weapons of destruction
I always had a secret wish which I've never shared but will do so here. I want to learn the genuine and the most authentic defence-forces' salute. I've tried it a few times watching the January 26 parade on TV but I don't think I am there yet, writes Gautam Gambhir.