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Can Marlon Samuels continue his prolific run in India?


India v West Indies

ODI series

Lewis pulls out of limited-overs leg of India tour

The West Indies opener has withdrawn, citing personal reasons

Umesh to replace Thakur for first two West Indies ODIs

Thakur had suffered what has now been confirmed as a right abductor tendon injury on Test debut

India v West Indies

2nd Test, Hyderabad

Shaw, Umesh get Kohli's vote of confidence ahead of Australia tour

Prithvi Shaw's fluid attacking style and Umesh Yadav's fitness are attributes that India will find useful down under, says India captain

Big Jase shines bright for beleaguered West Indies

From not getting places to train to losing key players, West Indies have endured a tough tour, but their captain has stood up to it on and off the field

By The Numbers: India's dominance over West Indies

What records were set and what records were broken, after India swept aside West Indies inside three days in both Tests to wrap up a 2-0 sweep?


ODI squad news

West Indies in India

Rishabh Pant picked for first two ODIs; Shami back after a year

Virat Kohli back to lead the side, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah were rested

Dasgupta: Pant can slot in as a batsman in ODIs

Deep Dasgupta also says it is unfortunate for Dinesh Karthik to be left out of the ODI squad


Looking ahead

Indian cricket

Will we see Pant in the World Cup, and Kuldeep as second spinner in Australia?

The two young Indian players are exciting talents, but they have to work on certain areas to become serious threats to the opposition

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India v West Indies

2nd Test, Hyderabad

Gayle's probably tapering off a bit - Holder

But the West Indies captain was confident Gayle would be part of the team's World Cup plans next year

Hard to build something if team dynamics keep changing - Holder

With the resignation of Stuart Law, West Indies are set to lose their third coach in four years

We want to persist with Rahul - India bowling coach

Bharat Arun also felt that it was only a matter of time before Ajinkya Rahane finds form


Carl Hooper


Family man Hooper returns to cricket via commentary

The former West Indies batsman talks about the time he spent outside the game, and the faith that brought him back

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Selection puzzle

West Indies in India 2018-19

A case for all three openers in Hyderabad?

If India have decided Rahul, Shaw and Agarwal will be their openers in Australia, it's prudent to pick all three in their last Test before the tour

Squad news

West Indies in India 2018-19

Gayle says no, but Darren Bravo and Pollard back for West Indies

Fabian Allen and Oshane Thomas among several new faces selected for limited-overs series in India

Umesh Yadav


'Sitting outside is more tiring than playing'

Umesh Yadav on dealing with being benched, and how Ashish Nehra helped his bowling

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India v West Indies

1st Test, Rajkot

Prithvi Shaw: Among the youngest and fastest debut Test centurions

The 18-year-old broke a few records en route to his 134 in the first Test against West Indies


'I wanted to dominate as much as I could'

The 18-year-old opener, who became youngest India player to make a century on Test debut, dedicated his 154-ball 134 to his father

Boy wonder Prithvi Shaw continues joyride with debut ton

His punches belong in a boxing ring, he cuts with glee, and his flicks are 'tracer bullet' stuff

India v West Indies

Test series

Young West Indians 'eager to play Test cricket' - Jason Holder

The West Indies captain believes the longest format will endure 'for a very very long time'

Quiz - How well do you know India's teenage Test debutants?

Prithvi Shaw's debut at Rajkot will make him the 30th teenager to play Test cricket for India. How well do you know these teenage sensations?


Roach out of Rajkot Test but coach talks up new faces

The quick had left the squad following the death of his grandmother and will only make it back midway through the opening game

India v West Indies

Sanjay Manjrekar

India could have rested Pujara for the West Indies series

If they had looked at this home series as preparation for the Australian tour, they could have tried another new batsman instead

Selection questions

India news

Monga: Hapless Karun Nair caught in selection crossfire

Nair's handling by the team management has been baffling, with the batsman getting the axe after not playing any Tests in England

No communication with management in England - Nair

Neither the team management nor the selectors told the India batsman why he was sidelined for all five Tests in England

Change at the top

West Indies news

Stuart Law resigns as West Indies coach

The 49-year old's tenure will end following the tours to India in October and Bangladesh in November, after which he will take charge at Middlesex

Fast bowler flies home

West Indies in India 2018-19

Bereaved Roach set to miss warm-up match

The fast bowler is flying home following the death of his grandmother and will rejoin the West Indies squad in India after her funeral

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