HindustanTimes Sat,29 Aug 2015

India vs WestIndies 2011: News

Gauti shoulders club-country row

As the club-over-country debate rages, the man in the middle of the latest row, Gautam Gambhir, has dismissed suggestions that he could put his Indian Premier League team ahead of India. Gambhir says

Gauti, Yuvi out; Tendulkar rested for West Indies tour

Sachin Tendulkar, Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh were on Friday left out of India's entire tour of the West Indies as the national selectors announced the 16-member squad for the Test series next month.

Forced makeover

Sachin Tendulkar was rested while a shoulder injury forced out Gautam Gambhir and illness ruled Yuvraj Singh out of the entire West Indies tour starting next week. HT reports.

Despite feud with WICB, Gayle could make squad for India series

They might be at loggerheads with the West Indies Cricket Board, but explosive batsman Chris Gayle and pacer Jerome Taylor could still make it to the national squad for the upcoming ODI series against India.

Will look to carry IPL momentum into WI Test series: Vijay

Basking in the glory of Chennai Super Kings' second successive IPL triumph, the team's batting hero in the finals, Murali Vijay, said he would now aim to carry his fine form into India's Test series against the West Indies next month.

WI tour a boon for youngsters, says Zaheer

Pace spearhead Zaheer Khan on Sunday said the upcoming tour to West Indies would be a good opportunity for the youngsters to cement their place in the national squad.

Gayle snubbed by WICB for India series

St John's, Antigua and Barbuda: Former skipper Chris Gayle has been left out of the West Indies squad to face India in the Twenty20 clash and two opening one-dayers in a continuing stand-off with selectors. Players to watch out for | Gayle in numbers | WI squads

No UDRS during India-West Indies series

The controversial Umpire Decision Review System will not be in place in the forthcoming series between India and the West Indies after the BCCI has convinced its Caribbean counterparts against the use of technology during the entire tour.

Fletcher watches as Indians shake off jet lag in practice

India's newly-appointed cricket coach Duncan Fletcher was more of a bystander than conductor of his first practice session with the team ahead of tomorrow's Twenty20 match against the West Indies.

India's future would be known after WI series: Richards

Whether India can go on to dominate world cricket consistently would be known by its second-string side's performance against a not-so-strong West Indies in the upcoming ODI and Test series, feels batting legend Sir Vivian Richards.

Young team focussed on doing well: Raina

India's stand-in captain Suresh Raina is happy that the seniors have got a deserved break and hoped that the youngsters would make the most of the opportunity in the series against the West Indies.

We expect a tougher challenge from India: Gibson

Despite missing several star players, including Sachin Tendulkar and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India will pose a tough challenge in the limited overs series starting at the Queen's Park Oval on Saturday, said West Indies coach Ottis Gibson.

West Indies cannot be taken lightly: Harbhajan

Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said the hosts, though without the hard-hitting Jamaican batsman Chris Gayle and experienced Shivnarine Chanderpaul, are yet a force to reckon with and the Indians will be wary of their threat on home soil.

India look to hit early cruise control

India's record in Twenty20 internationals is nothing great and they have lost both their previous ties against the West Indies - at the 2009 and 2010 World T20. N Ananthanarayanan reports. In numbers

Raina relieved at Gayle's absence

India captain Suresh Raina said he was relieved that Chris Gayle would miss the opening matches of his side's tour of the Caribbean.

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West Indies tour, good opportunity for youngsters: Zaheer

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