Indian Cricket Team

The Indian Cricket Team governed by the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) represents India at international level in the sport of cricket. Cricket was first introduced to India by the British Empire in the 18th century and India was finally approved as a test playing nation in 1932. India has won the ICC world cup two times, in 1983 and 2011.

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India vs England, 1st Test: Records that can be scripted

04 Feb 2021

India vs England, 1st Test: Records that can be scripted

India and England are set to clash in the first Test of the four-match series, starting February 5 in Chennai.

India vs England: Crawley to miss first two Tests

04 Feb 2021

India vs England: Crawley to miss first two Tests

The England cricket team has been dealt with a blow ahead of the first Test against India in Chennai, starting February 5.

India vs England: Decoding Joe Root's performance against Ishant Sharma

04 Feb 2021

India vs England: Decoding Joe Root's performance against Ishant Sharma

India and England are all set to face each other in a four-match Test series, starting February 5 in Chennai.

India vs England: A look at Virat Kohli in numbers

03 Feb 2021

India vs England: A look at Virat Kohli in numbers

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli will be aiming to get back in the groove when the four-Test series against England starts from February 5 onwards.

India vs England: Decoding Ajinkya Rahane's performance against James Anderson

03 Feb 2021

India vs England: Decoding Ajinkya Rahane's performance against James Anderson

The first India-England Test match is set to commence in Chennai on February 5.

Reliving the moments from England's 2016-17 tour of India

03 Feb 2021

Reliving the moments from England's 2016-17 tour of India

India and England are set to face each other in a four-match Test series, starting February 5.

India vs England: Decoding the key stats at Chepauk

03 Feb 2021

India vs England: Decoding the key stats at Chepauk

The Indian cricket team will face England in a four-match Test series, starting February 5.

Records Ajinkya Rahane can script in the India-England Test series

02 Feb 2021

Records Ajinkya Rahane can script in the India-England Test series

Indian cricket team batsman Ajinkya Rahane will be aiming to make his presence felt in the upcoming four-Test series against England, starting February 5.

Records Cheteshwar Pujara can script in the India-England Test series

31 Jan 2021

Records Cheteshwar Pujara can script in the India-England Test series

Indian cricket team batsman Cheteshwar Pujara will be keen to get the job done in the upcoming four-Test series against England, starting February 5.

First two India-England Tests to be played behind closed doors

23 Jan 2021

First two India-England Tests to be played behind closed doors

The first two Tests of the upcoming series between India and England will be played behind closed doors at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

BCCI introduces new mandatory fitness rule for Team India

22 Jan 2021

BCCI introduces new mandatory fitness rule for Team India

Keeping an eye on the growing physical demands of international cricket, the BCCI has introduced mandatory 2-km time trials to measure speed and endurance levels in its training programme for Team Indian players.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Here's how India can qualify for ICC WTC final

20 Jan 2021

#NewsBytesExplainer: Here's how India can qualify for ICC WTC final

The Indian cricket team, on Tuesday, retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a historic victory over Australia in Brisbane.

Here are Australia's long-standing streaks that India ended

20 Jan 2021

Here are Australia's long-standing streaks that India ended

India won the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1 with a historic victory over Australia in Brisbane.

BCCI announces Rs. 5 crore as bonus for Team India

19 Jan 2021

BCCI announces Rs. 5 crore as bonus for Team India

The Indian cricket team fought valiantly to pull off a record-breaking chase in the fourth Test match at the Gabba in Brisbane.

Thangarasu Natarajan scripts history on Test debut in Brisbane

15 Jan 2021

Thangarasu Natarajan scripts history on Test debut in Brisbane

Fast bowler Thangarasu Natarajan was handed his debut Test cap as the injury-hit India entered the Brisbane Test.

Brisbane Test: A look at India's probable XI

13 Jan 2021

Brisbane Test: A look at India's probable XI

Pacer Jasprit Bumrah was recently ruled out of the upcoming Gabba Test with an abdominal strain.

After Jadeja, injured Bumrah set to miss Brisbane Test

12 Jan 2021

After Jadeja, injured Bumrah set to miss Brisbane Test

In what comes as another huge blow for India, pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah is set to miss the fourth Test with an abdominal strain.

AUSvsIND, SCG Test: Decoding interesting stats of this historic match

11 Jan 2021

AUSvsIND, SCG Test: Decoding interesting stats of this historic match

India scripted an emphatic turnaround on Day 5 of the third Test against Australia at the SCG.

'The Wall' Rahul Dravid turns 48: His monumental feats

11 Jan 2021

'The Wall' Rahul Dravid turns 48: His monumental feats

Players will come and go, the Wall remains. That's the legendary Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid for you, who turned 48 today.

AUSvsIND: Fourth Test to be played in Brisbane, confirms CA

11 Jan 2021

AUSvsIND: Fourth Test to be played in Brisbane, confirms CA

Putting an end to the spate of speculations, India have confirmed they will travel to Brisbane for the final Test of the Border-Gavaskar series.

Australia vs India: Pant, Jadeja get injured; India's problems worsen

09 Jan 2021

Australia vs India: Pant, Jadeja get injured; India's problems worsen

The Indian cricket team's problems with injuries have continued to mount.

SCG Test: India bundled out for 244 in first innings

09 Jan 2021

SCG Test: India bundled out for 244 in first innings

Team India suffered an untimely batting collapse in the second session on Day 3 of the ongoing SCG Test against Australia.

Indian squad tests negative for COVID-19 ahead of SCG Test

04 Jan 2021

Indian squad tests negative for COVID-19 ahead of SCG Test

In a huge relief to the Indian contingent Down Under, all the players and support staff of the squad have tested negative for COVID-19 ahead of the SCG Test.

Australia-India Tests: Kohli backs Rahane to deliver in his absence

16 Dec 2020

Australia-India Tests: Kohli backs Rahane to deliver in his absence

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli will be featuring in the first Test against Australia, before going on a paternity leave.

Australia vs India, 2nd ODI: Preview, Dream11 and stats

28 Nov 2020

Australia vs India, 2nd ODI: Preview, Dream11 and stats

India will hope to turn things around when they face Australia in the second ODI on Sunday at the SCG.

Team India to start training in Sydney from November 13

08 Nov 2020

Team India to start training in Sydney from November 13

The Indian cricket team is set to reach Australia on November 12 ahead of a long series Down Under.

Rohit needs two-three weeks of rest ahead of Australia tour

28 Oct 2020

Rohit needs two-three weeks of rest ahead of Australia tour

There has been a lot of focus on Rohit Sharma after the senior cricketer was left out of the Indian cricket team squad for their tour of Australia.

Kapil Dev suffers heart attack, undergoes surgery

23 Oct 2020

Kapil Dev suffers heart attack, undergoes surgery

Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack.

'A privilege to have worked with Dhoni', says Gary Kirsten

17 Aug 2020

'A privilege to have worked with Dhoni', says Gary Kirsten

In 2011, the eminent collaboration of ex-Indian captain MS Dhoni and coach Gary Kirsten ended Team India's 28-year-old quest for a World Cup trophy.

Hardik Pandya, Natasa Stankovic welcome first child, a baby boy

30 Jul 2020

Hardik Pandya, Natasa Stankovic welcome first child, a baby boy

Team India cricketer Hardik Pandya and his partner, actor/model Natasa Stankovic have welcomed their first child, a baby boy.

Indian players unlikely to have training camp ahead of IPL

30 Jul 2020

Indian players unlikely to have training camp ahead of IPL

Top cricketers of the Indian cricket team are unlikely to have a national camp at Motera ahead of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season.

#ThisDayThatYear: India script history, win 1983 Cricket World Cup

25 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: India script history, win 1983 Cricket World Cup

On June 25, 1983, the Indian cricket team led by Kapil Dev won the prestigious World Cup after upsetting West Indies in the final.

#ThisDayThatYear: Kapil Dev smashes 175* against Zimbabwe

18 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Kapil Dev smashes 175* against Zimbabwe

On this day in the 1983, former Indian cricket team skipper Kapil Dev smashed 175* against Zimbabwe at the World Cup.

#ThisDayThatYear: India register their first-ever ODI win

11 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: India register their first-ever ODI win

On this day in the year 1975, the Indian cricket team registered its first-ever ODI win.

Advantage to have a skipper like Kohli, says Shubman Gill

26 May 2020

Advantage to have a skipper like Kohli, says Shubman Gill

Team India youngster Shubman Gill has praised skipper Virat Kohli.

India could tour South Africa for three T20Is: Details here

21 May 2020

India could tour South Africa for three T20Is: Details here

India and South Africa may indulge in a three-match T20I series in late August, subject to government clearance from both countries amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Jasprit Bumrah likely to be BCCI's nomination for Arjuna Award

14 May 2020

Jasprit Bumrah likely to be BCCI's nomination for Arjuna Award

India's pace sensation Jasprit Bumrah is expected to be BCCI's nomination for the prestigious Arjuna Award this year.

Joe Burns wants to do well against India in Tests

07 May 2020

Joe Burns wants to do well against India in Tests

Australian batsman Joe Burns is eyeing the Test series against India to solidify his place in the side, should the series take place later this year.

ICC Rankings: Team India loses No. 1 Test spot

01 May 2020

ICC Rankings: Team India loses No. 1 Test spot

The Indian cricket team lost its number one spot in the ICC Test Rankings.

Happy Birthday, Rohit Sharma: His records, achievements and unknown facts

30 Apr 2020

Happy Birthday, Rohit Sharma: His records, achievements and unknown facts

Senior Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma celebrates his 33rd birthday today.