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India slip one place to fifth spot in ICC Test rankings

1-3 demolition in England cost India a place in ICC Test rankings. Photo: AP

India have slipped one place to be fifth in the ICC Test team rankings after their 1-3 demolition at the hands of England in the recently-concluded five-match series.

BCCI set to sack Duncan Fletcher following India's poor show in England

'The BCCI has send him (Fletcher) enough feelers that he is not required!', said a BCCI official. Photo: AP/ File

With Ravi Shastri being appointed as the Director of the Indian cricket team, the days of current chief coach Duncan Fletcher seems to be numbered as there is a question mark about his presence during

BCCI reacts to Test debacle in England, appoints Ravi Shastri as team director for ODI series

Boys will be re-energised under Ravi Shastri, says BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel. Photo: AFP/ File

Cracking the whip following India's shambolic Test series against England, The BCCI today virtually sidelined coach Duncan Fletcher by appointing former captain Ravi Shastri as the Team Director while

'Indians need exposure to wider world outside riches of IPL'

Michael Vaughan feels the young Indian players must play county cricket. Photo: AFP

India captain M S Dhoni might have refused to blame IPL for his team's shambolic show in the five-Test series against England, but former English skipper Michael Vaughan feels the young Indian players

Sri Lanka give Mahela Jayawardene fitting farewell

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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs in the second and final Test in Colombo Monday to sweep the series 2-0 and give retiring former captain Mahela Jayawardene a winning farewell.

Wait and watch: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday gave an open-ended reply to a query if he was ready to quit captaincy after another Test debacle on foreign soil having lost the current series 1-3 to Engl

Assistant coach Arun looks forward to the challenge

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He was one of the most successful domestic cricketers in the 1980s, yet he found it difficult to make a mark in India colours.

Sridhar, right on the ball

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Life’s been a steady flight for former left-arm spinner R. Sridhar.

Indians will soon be in regular charge of team

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An Indian is in strategic control of Team India after years since Kapil Dev’s days as the head coach of the team.

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.

It is widely acknowledged that relations between the West and Russia have never been as bad as they are since the end of the Cold War. The reason, of course, is Ukraine, but beyond it lie the implied conflicting interests of the two sides.