HindustanTimes Fri,04 Sep 2015

India vs Sri Lanka 2012: News

Sri Lanka series will show where we stand: MS Dhoni

India will look to start the new season on a winning note when they clash with on-form Sri Lanka in a one-day series starting in Hambantota on Saturday.

Won't execute Rahul in haste, need to study reports: BCCI

The BCCI today said it would not jump the gun and "execute" Rahul Sharma without conducting a proper investigation after the cricketer tested positive for drugs in a rave party in Mumbai earlier this year.

Rahul might have committed the mistake unknowingly: Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday stood behind under-fire Rahul Sharma who tested positive for drugs in a rave party in May, saying the young leg-spinner probably committed the "mistake unknowingly" and he, therefore, should not lose his place in the national team for the offence.

Rahul left out of Indian team for 1st ODI

Leg-spinner spinner Rahul Sharma, who tested positive for recreational drugs after being caught at a rave party, was today left out of the Indian cricket team for the first one-dayer against Sri Lanka at Hambantota.

Dhoni and Indian team fined for slow over-rate

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was fined 20% of his match fee while his teammates were docked 10% of their earnings for maintaining a slow over-rate during the first ODI against Sri Lanka in Hambantota.