Virat bhai said that tough situation will make me stronger: Mohammed Siraj | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Away from family while grieving the recent loss of his father, Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj says skipper Virat Kohli‘s advice to “be strong” has helped him stay afloat as he gears up for a gruelling series against Australia. Kohli is no stranger to overcoming personal tragedy while carrying on with professional duties. In 2007, … Read more Virat bhai said that tough situation will make me stronger: Mohammed Siraj | Cricket News – Times of India

Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma need to leave for Australia in 3-4 days if they are to play Tests: Ravi Shastri | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: India head coach Ravi Shastri has expressed his apprehensions about senior players Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma‘s participation in the upcoming Test series if they don’t reach Australia in the next few days. Both Rohit (left hamstring) and Ishant (side strain) are at the NCA undergoing rehabilitation, but the BCCI is yet to announce … Read more Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma need to leave for Australia in 3-4 days if they are to play Tests: Ravi Shastri | Cricket News – Times of India

BCCI’s Indian Premier League googly may stump Star India

Mumbai: After the successful completion of the Indian Premier League (IPL) during a global pandemic, the next season of the league in 2021 may reverse the fortunes of media rights holder Star India, if the Indian cricket board adds another franchise to the sporting extravaganza. The Board of Control for Cricket in India is gearing … Read more BCCI’s Indian Premier League googly may stump Star India

BCCI slow in planning women’s IPL: Lisa Sthalekar | Cricket News – Times of India

BENGALURU: As the Indian men’s cricket team prepares for a tour Down Under, the future looks bleak for the national women’s team, in the prevailing circumstances. Barring the Women’s T20 Challenge, a three-team affair during the Indian Premier League, they haven’t competed since their runners-up finish to Australia at the T20 World Cup on March … Read more BCCI slow in planning women’s IPL: Lisa Sthalekar | Cricket News – Times of India

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli ‘fuels up’ his preparation ahead of limited-overs series | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who is regarded as the fittest cricketer of his generation, on Saturday was seen toiling at the gym as he gears up for the limited-overs series against Australia. The right-handed batsman shared pictures on Twitter where he can be seen training hard with weights and doing cardio on a treadmill. … Read more India vs Australia: Virat Kohli ‘fuels up’ his preparation ahead of limited-overs series | Cricket News – Times of India

Bereaved Mohammed Siraj decides to stay back in Australia, Sourav Ganguly lauds his ‘character’ | Cricket News – Times of India

KOLKATA: BCCI secretary Jay Shah on Saturday said that pacer Mohammed Siraj, who has lost his father, was given the option of flying back home to be with his grieving family but he decided to stay back in Australia for “national duty”. Ghouse, who was suffering from a lung ailment, died on Friday. He was … Read more Bereaved Mohammed Siraj decides to stay back in Australia, Sourav Ganguly lauds his ‘character’ | Cricket News – Times of India

Indian players will feel extra pressure without Virat Kohli in Tests: Ricky Ponting | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: India will “not be clear in their own mind” about their batting order after the departure of talismanic captain Virat Kohli at the end of first Test Down Under, feels Australian great Ricky Ponting. The 32-year-old Kohli has been granted paternity leave by the BCCI to be with his wife for the birth of … Read more Indian players will feel extra pressure without Virat Kohli in Tests: Ricky Ponting | Cricket News – Times of India

Rohit Sharma begins fitness training at National Cricket Academy | Cricket News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Australia-bound Rohit Sharma started his fitness training at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) here on Thursday. Rohit is not part of India’s limited overs squad for the Australia tour and selectors included him in the revised Test squad after he played two IPL games for Mumbai Indians besides the final. Though Rohit said he … Read more Rohit Sharma begins fitness training at National Cricket Academy | Cricket News – Times of India

Injury Rehab: Ishant Sharma starts bowling full tilt at NCA | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s senior-most fast bowler Ishant Sharma on Wednesday bowled full tilt at the National Cricket Academy with an aim to get fit for India’s four-match Test series in Australia, starting December 17. Ishant was ruled out of the Indian Premier League after playing just one game for Delhi Capitals against Sunrisers Hyderabad before … Read more Injury Rehab: Ishant Sharma starts bowling full tilt at NCA | Cricket News – Times of India

Wriddhiman Saha back at India nets, on road to recovery | Cricket News – Times of India

SYDNEY: Veteran wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha was back at the Indian team nets on Wednesday, showing signs of recovery from an injury with four weeks still left for the much-anticipated December 17-21 Test series opener against Australia in Adelaide. Saha, one of the finest of glovesmen ever to have donned the national colours, had damaged both … Read more Wriddhiman Saha back at India nets, on road to recovery | Cricket News – Times of India