Hosts cannot afford to keep committing small blunders if they are to become the No 1 side, says Rohit Sharma ahead of second ODI against South Africa today
Saurashtra's former Ranji Trophy players and budding cricketers have appealed to the Patidars, who are agitating in Gujarat for the last three months, demanding reservation for their community, not to disrupt the third ODI between India and South Africa to be played here on October 18
Unbeaten in the tour they might be, but Indian batsman Rohit Sharma's form is giving South Africa sleepless nights and the Proteas are planning to get the marauding right-hander out of their way in the first 10 balls itself in the second ODI here tomorrow
Facing the toughest phase of his cricketing life, an underfire Dhoni will seek to revive his career and change the fortunes of a dispirited Indian team when the hosts take on an unbeaten South Africa
Mumbai batsman's new stance and trigger movement that gives him the extra split second to play the ball, paying dividends, writes Amol Muzumdar
The Holkar Stadium, where the second cricket ODI between India and South Africa is scheduled to be held, is a happy hunting ground for the home team as they have won all their previous high-scoring matches at this venue
The Madhya Pradesh High Court today declined to stay the second ODI between India and South Africa to be held here on October 14 and dismissed a PIL that sought cancellation of the match citing "irregularities" in ticket sales
Indian cricket fans and sportspersons expressed disappointment with the country's defeat against South Africa in the first one-dayer. AB de Villiers and Rohit Sharma enhanced personal reputations with scintillating centuries but it was the timely interventions of South African bowlers that secured the visitors, five-run win over India.
In his defense for not getting the team over the line in the opening ODI, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni yesterday said his job "of a finisher is a gamble and he has to take the blame when he fails.
SA skipper credits leggie's twin strikes - Rohit Sharma & Suresh Raina - in 46th over for five-run win in first ODI
Former India captain Mohammed Azharuddin yesterday was critical of the Indian team management's decision to bench Ajinkya Rahane during the 0-2 Twenty20 series defeat to South Africa, terming him a far better player than Ambati Rayudu
Offie Harbhajan Singh will replace Ravichandran Ashwin in the India ODI squad after the latter was injured in yesterday's first ODI. Harbhajan, was part of the T20s, but left out for the ODIs
Rohit Sharma's rollicking 150-run knock went in vain as South Africa pulled off a thrilling five-run victory in the first cricket ODI against India to continue their winning run on Sunday
The focus now shifts from the T20s to its bigger brother, the ODIs. This is one format Indians are at ease with and have traditionally played well in. It's going to be a cracker of a series
Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni hints at dropping Mumbai batsman for the first ODI against South Africa in Kanpur today; says he is fit to bat only in the Top 3
After an "unexpected" series win in the Twenty20s, South Africa's ODI captain AB de Villiers says it would be challenging to maintain the momentum against India. "Yes, it is vital," said De Villiers on the eve of the opening ODI while answering a query on the way forward on the team's long tour of South Africa
Despite falling to off-spinner Ravichandran twice in two T20s, SA coach Domingo dismisses the suggestion that SA ODI skipper is struggling against the Indian tweaker
Two years after his retirement, the iconic Sachin Tendulkar reckons that Indian cricket is moving in "good direction" though there is still room for improvement
The third and final Twenty20 match between India and South Africa at Kolkata city's Eden Gardens was abandoned due to a wet outfield without a ball being bowled.
Team Director of India says boys 'may have lost the series' but he treats it as 'great exposure in the lead-up to the World Twenty20'; reminds that it was 'still work in progress' for the team