Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Mon 04 Mar 2024 You are supposed to play first class cricket: Sourav Ganguly on Shreyas Iyer-Ishan Kishan row Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly has expressed surprise at Shreyas Iyer and Ishan Kishan’s decision to not participate in domestic cricket after being dropped from the national side. Describing Ranji Trophy as a premier tournament, he added that first class cricket is the basic premise of cricket in India Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer lose BCCI central contracts Keeper-batter Ishan Kishan and middle-order Shreyas Iyer, who were recently in the news for skipping the Ranji Trophy despite BCCI’s directive, have been axed from the Indian cricket board’s central contracts list. No complaints about Indian wickets: Ben Stokes concedes better side won Test series England captain Ben Stokes on Monday, February 26, admitted that India were the better side under the conditions and deserved winners. He also did not raise any complaints about the wickets, conceding that India won the series fair and square. No regrets about missing century: Indian keeper-batter Dhruv Jurel Team India’s young keeper-batter Dhruv Jurel stated that he had no regret about missing out on a century after being bowled for 90 on Day 3 of the Ranchi Test on Sunday, February 25. Jurel added that his main aim is to help India win the Test series. Bazball is about how we can get the best out of each other as a team: Joe Root Experienced England batter Joe Root has stated that his team’s 'Bazball' approach in Test cricket is not about being arrogant, but about getting the best out of each other. The batter was speaking after his defiant hundred in the fourth Test against India in Ranchi helped England recover after a poor start. We have the strength to play on any wicket and win on it: Rohit Sharma After India registered an emphatic win by 434 runs in the third Test against England in Rajkot on Sunday, February 18, skipper Rohit Sharma asserted that his side has the ability to win Test matches on any surface. Yashasvi Jaiswal looks like a superstar in the making: Ben Duckett England opener Ben Duckett praised India's Yashasvi Jaiswal as a 'superstar in the making' but cheekily added that his team deserves some credit for inspiring opposition players to bat aggressively in Test cricket. It will thrill and frustrate in equal measure: Nasser Hussain on Joe Root’s failures due to Bazball Amid massive criticism over his failures in the ongoing Test series against India due to his Bazball-related approach, former England captain Nasser Hussain has backed Joe Root to come good soon. It was my dream to play for the Indian team in front of my father: Sarfaraz Khan An emotional Sarfaraz Khan said that his childhood dream was fulfilled as he batted in front of his father on Test debut. According to Sarfaraz, as a six-year-old, his dream was to become an international player in front of his dad.