India and Pakistan may not be playing bilateral cricket for many years now, but the two countries shared a stiff rivalry in the 90s and early 2000s. While Pakistan had an upper hand in the bilateral series, India produced magnificent performances over the side in ICC tournaments and to this date, the men in blue have remained invincible against Pakistan in the ODI World Cups. India's unbeaten streak against Pakistan began in the 1992 World Cup, and barring the 2007 edition where both sides were knocked out in the group stages (and hence didn't play each other), India registered rather convincing victories over their arch-rivals in every World Cup.
With India evolving into one of the heavyweights in cricket, it is obvious that the current set of players draw inspiration from the rich legacy left behind Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni.
Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer has shared his Indian playing XI for the 1st Test match against Australia on Monday. Rohit Sharma-led Team India will lock horns with Australia in the 1st Test at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur on Thursday.
Australia's Aaron Finch called time on his international career on Tuesday. Finch guided Australia to its maiden ICC World T20 title in 2021. The 36-year-old played five Tests, 146 ODIs, and 103 T20Is for Australia.
Sarfaraz had spent four seasons with the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and such was his talent that he had been retained in 2018 ahead of the likes of Chris Gayle, KL Rahul and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Speaking of Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni, pictures of the two former captains standing together and chatting had gone viral on social media a few days ago. Even though it was from a commercial shoot, the fact that Dhoni and Ganguly were spotted in the same frame in a candid avatar was enough to trigger a social media meltdown.
The former BCCI chief selector has weighed in on the 'KS Bharat and Ishan Kishan' debate prior to the 1st Test of the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia.
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Australia's biggest challenge on this tour of India would be negating India's spin threat of R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel.
Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad has launched a scathing attack on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over India's Asia Cup stance. Miandad wants the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take strict action against the BCCI.
Yuvraj Singh's talent was not just limited to bowl and the bat, but he was also regarded as one of the most agile fielders, especially inside the 30-yard circle.
Legendary Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh has weighed in on India's opener debate (Shubman Gill vs Kl Rahul) ahead of the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia. Who should open for India in the 1st Test? Harbhajan has a clear-cut winner.
Success has been hard to come by for Australia in India, with their last series win in 2005 itself being their first in over three decades at the time. While a lot will depend on how their batters fair against the spinning conditions, there will also be pressure on their spinners, particularly spearhead Nathan Lyon, to deliver.
n conversation with popular sports presenter Sanjana Ganesan, former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene has revealed his prediction for the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia.
Former Australian pacer and full-time cricket pundit Mitchell Johnson also reserved high praise for Nathan Lyon ahead of the iconic Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
While Umran Malik's thunderbolts has been the talk of the town in India, he has also gained immense fame across the border, which is renowned for producing world class pacers.
The Pakistan Cricket Board had organised the exhibition match between Pakistan Super League (PSL) sides Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi after pressure from Baloch fans that Quetta also get the status of a PSL venue. Babar Azam leads Zalmi while the Gladiatiors are led by former Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed.