Pressure mounts on Rishabh Pant as India look to draw first blood vs SA
Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 7:50 PM
Rishabh Pant's form would be an important sub-plot when India look to seize the advantage against South Africa in the second T20I in Mohali on Wednesday after a washout in Dharamsala effectively made the series a two-match affair. The T20 World-Cup is more than 12-months away but India captain Virat Kohli has already detailed his plans and expectations from the youngsters in the side.
KL Rahul dropped, Shubman Gill called up for Test series vs South Africa
Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:31 PM
India named a 15-man squad for the 3-match Test series against South-Africa starting October-2. KL Rahul, who had a poor time in-the 2 Tests in the West Indies was dropped while Shubman Gill got his maiden call-up in the Test side. Regular ODI-opener Rohit Sharma will don the same role in Tests as well, which was confirmed by the chairman of selectors MSK Prasad.
Ravi Shastri remains India's head coach until T20 WC in 2021
Saturday, August 17, 2019, 11:43 AM
It was very much expected and now it has been formalised. Ravi Shastri will steer the Indian cricket team as head coach for the next two years, which will include 14 Test matches culminating in the finals of the World Test championships at Lord's in 2021 and two World T20s Australia in 2020 and India in 2021.