The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday, June 23 named the Team India’s Test and ODI squads for the tour of West Indies, which begins on July 12. There are significant changes in the Test team as India look forward to building a pool for the 2023-25 World Test Championship (WTC) cycle.
Experienced Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Kamran Akmal reckons that India should find a way to accommodate tearaway fast bowler Umran Malik in their playing eleven. The 23-year-old Jammu and Kashmir pacer is part of the Indian team for the ongoing one-day series against New Zealand. However, he was not picked in the playing XI for the first two matches
After Namibia got the better of Sri Lanka on Day 1 of the T20 World Cup 2022, Scotland caused another major upset, defeating West Indies by 42 runs at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Monday, October 17.
India won by a massive 101 runs playing against Afghanistan in a Super Four match of the Asia Cup 2022 in Dubai. Virat Kohli scored his maiden T20I century and with this he pockets his 71st international century.
Young Team India pacer Avesh Khan stated that the team management, including the captain and the coach, backed him despite his disappointing bowling efforts in the last T20Is games against West Indies. Avesh was under pressure heading into Saturday’s clash after conceding a lot of the runs in the last two matches
Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris has heaped praise on Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav, describing him as a versatile batter who provides the X factor that some other batters might not have. After a few low scores in recent matches, Suryakumar smashed 76 off only 44 balls in the third T20I against West Indies in St Kitts.
Team India captain Rohit Sharma stated that their bowling performance in the middle overs was a crucial aspect in their victory in their third T20I against West Indies in St Kitts on Tuesday (August 2). Sent into bat after losing the toss, the hosts reached 61 for 1 after eight overs. However, Hardik Pandya (1 for 19) and Ravichandran Ashwin (0 for 26) bowled tight spells as India restricted the hosts to 164 for 5
The last two matches of the ongoing bilateral T20I series between India and the West Indies are hanging in limbo due to visa issues. These were scheduled to be held in the United States to boost cricket in the country. Several members of both teams are yet to receive their travel documents.