Dhoni backs Test brigade despite loss to Proteas

Chennai , Jan 19

Throwing his weight behind the beleaguered Test side which lost the ongoing Test series 0-2 to South Africa, former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday said it was important to look at the positives of the team's performance.

I am hopeful of a comeback soon: Raina

Kolkata , Jan 22

Out-of-favour India batsman Suresh Raina is hopeful of an India comeback "soon" after recently clearing the 'yo-yo' fitness test which is mandatory to stay in contention for the national side.

Stokes, Ashwin, Root among marquee names for IPL auction

New Delhi , Jan 20

Controversial English all-rounder Ben Stokes along with his Test skipper Joe Root and India's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin are among the 16 marquee players for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) Players' Auction in Bengaluru on January 27 and 28.

Domestic players aim to impress IPL scouts in Syed Mushtaq Ali tourney

Kolkata , Jan 20

Seasoned cricketers will look to re-assert themselves, while new faces will try to show their mettle in front of Indian Premier League (IPL) team scouts ahead of the auctions, when the knockout stages of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament gets underway here on Sunday.