India vs Australia: T Natarajan, Shardul Thakur Replace Injured Umesh Yadav & Mohammed Shami

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Friday announced pace bowler T Natarajan as replacement of Umesh Yadav in the India squad for the last two Test matches against Australia to be played in Sydney and Brisbane. BCCI also added that Shardul Thakur had been added to the squad in place of Mohammed Shami, who was … Read more India vs Australia: T Natarajan, Shardul Thakur Replace Injured Umesh Yadav & Mohammed Shami

Aus vs Ind Test series | Natarajan replaces Umesh in squad, Shardul in place of Shami

Both Shami and Umesh Yadav will head to the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru for further rehabilitation of their injuries. Tamil Nadu’s yorker sensation Thangarasu Natarajan on Friday replaced injured pacer Umesh Yadav in the Indian Test team for the remaining two games against Australia, continuing his remarkable rise in international cricket. Earlier, Shardul Thakur … Read more Aus vs Ind Test series | Natarajan replaces Umesh in squad, Shardul in place of Shami

TOI poll result: Fans feel Rahane will be a better Test captain than Kohli, Shubman should be a regular Test opener | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s victory in the Boxing Day Test against Australia drew worldwide praise. It was particularly impressive because the win was registered after the team was shot out for their lowest Test innings total of all time in the previous match in Adelaide, losing the series opener inside three days. With the team missing … Read more TOI poll result: Fans feel Rahane will be a better Test captain than Kohli, Shubman should be a regular Test opener | Cricket News – Times of India

India vs Australia: Bumrah’s mind and body set for bigger tests | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Jasprit Bumrah, who will now be the only pace bowler remaining from the India squad of 2018-19 that won the Test series in Australia, will have his hands full going into the last two Tests of the series being the senior-most bowler despite having played just 16 Tests so far. Bumrah’s attempt to … Read more India vs Australia: Bumrah’s mind and body set for bigger tests | Cricket News – Times of India

Indian team showed how to exhibit character in crisis: Shoaib Akhtar | Cricket News – Times of India

KARACHI: Shoaib Akhtar, once the bete noire of Indian cricket on and off the field, has praised Ajinkya Rahane‘s squad for its stunning victory in Melbourne, saying India showed incomparable character and determination. After hitting the nadir with 36 all out in Adelaide, the Indian team bounced back magnificently to level the series, beating Australia … Read more Indian team showed how to exhibit character in crisis: Shoaib Akhtar | Cricket News – Times of India

Secret of Rahane’s success: Practice with red ball for Australia before IPL | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year, while the focus of all participating players was on white-ball cricket, Ajinkya Rahane was preparing in Mumbai intensely with the red ball for the tour of Australia even though he was going to bat for Delhi Capitals prior to that in the IPL. Rahane’s … Read more Secret of Rahane’s success: Practice with red ball for Australia before IPL | Cricket News – Times of India

Indian team showed how to exhibit character in crisis: Shoaib Akhtar

KARACHI: Shoaib Akhtar, once the bete noire of Indian cricket on and off the field, has praised Ajinkya Rahane‘s squad for its stunning victory in Melbourne, saying India showed incomparable character and determination. After hitting the nadir with 36 all out in Adelaide, the Indian team bounced back magnificently to level the series, beating Australia … Read more Indian team showed how to exhibit character in crisis: Shoaib Akhtar

Umesh Yadav suffers calf muscle injury, doubtful for next Test | Cricket News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: India fast bowler Umesh Yadav is unlikely to take further part in the ongoing second Test against Australia here and also doubtful for the next game of the four-match series after suffering a calf muscle injury on Monday, according to BCCI sources. Umesh hobbled off the field after suffering the injury during the third … Read more Umesh Yadav suffers calf muscle injury, doubtful for next Test | Cricket News – Times of India

Umesh Yadav suffers calf muscle injury during 2nd test match against Australia, taken for scans

Melbourne: India fast bowler Umesh Yadav hobbled off the field after suffering a calf muscle injury during the third day of the second Test against Australia here on Monday and has been taken for scans. Umesh, 33, was in the middle of a fine spell when he experienced pain in his left leg and called … Read more Umesh Yadav suffers calf muscle injury during 2nd test match against Australia, taken for scans

Boxing Day Test: Jadeja’s evolution as a Test batsman a big plus for India | Cricket News – Times of India

Leading up to the Boxing Day Test, Team India had plenty of selection headaches to contend with. One among them was to choose between KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja to replace Virat Kohli in the playing XI. While Rahul would have been the more conventional option as a like-for-like replacement for the Indian skipper who … Read more Boxing Day Test: Jadeja’s evolution as a Test batsman a big plus for India | Cricket News – Times of India