Team India recently secured a 2-1 series win over South Africa in the three-match T20I series, that marked the side's final bilateral appearance before the T20 World Cup – scheduled to start on October 22. Over the past year, the Indian team management inclined at making a number of experimentations to their T20I squad, especially in the bowling roles. As a result, India had a host of options when it came to deciding on the 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup.
Mohammad Kaif explained what role Hardik Pandya played as a captain in India's series win over New Zealand on Wednesday.
Gill's extraordinary recent performances have come with him opening the batting for India and it has made him the first choice for that position in white ball cricket at least. It wasn't too long ago, however, when the 23-year-old was struggling to make a mark in that position playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL), let alone for India in international cricket.
What caught most eyes was an embarrassing brain fade moment involving the third umpire, which created a brief moment of confusion in the proceedings.
Former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan was all praise for the Team India star as Hardik Pandya and Co. crushed New Zealand in the 3rd T20I to seal the series 2-1 on Wednesday.
While talks between PCB and Mickey Arthur failed to make him the head coach, fresh development state that the ex-cricketer will come onboard as the new team director.
With all-rounders Axar Patel and Washington Sundar doing the job, it is now getting extremely difficult for Chahal to hold onto his spot in the XI. Former India left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi believes Chahal should request the team management to allow him to play first-class cricket.
Impressed with his brilliant work on the field, Suryakumar Yadav was also awestruck upon watching his own replay on the big screen during the 3rd T20I between India and New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
In a startling interview, Pakistan pacer Sohail Khan recalled the 2015 World Cup match against India and revealed how after Virat Kohli charged at him first, he was forced to retort to a rather unpleasant remark.
Former coach Ravi Shastri has weighed in on Umran Malik's chances of making it to India's final 15-member World Cup squad.
The Australia great has made a rather unusual remark on Indian pitches ahead of the four-match Test series, that starts on February 9.
Legendary Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram was asked whether he would be interested to be the coach of the Pakistan team. The former captain came up with a resounding 'no', adding that coaches in Pakistan are not only criticised but also abused.
Pakistan cricketer Umran Akmal had an emotional reaction when he was told there were chits sent to his domestic side's captain asking not to play the 32-year-old wicketkeeper-batter.
Full list of records Shubman Gill broke with his scintillating century in the third T20I vs New Zealand and the records that India achieved as a team with the 168-run victory.
Moeen Ali left the internet in frenzy after he attempted a peculiar one-handed reverse-hit during the 3rd ODI against South Africa.
While New Zealand defeated Pakistan 2-1 in the ODI series in January, the side faced a 0-3 clean-sweep defeat in the fifty-over format in India, and endured a 1-2 series loss in T20Is.