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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#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.

Saqlain fails to understand Ashwin's exclusion from India's white-ball squads

26 Apr 2020

Saqlain fails to understand Ashwin's exclusion from India's white-ball squads

Former Pakistan spin ace Saqlain Mushtaq has failed to understand why the Indian cricket team kept Ravichandran Ashwin out of the limited-overs set-up.

Brett Lee backs Kohli to break Tendulkar's record

25 Apr 2020

Brett Lee backs Kohli to break Tendulkar's record

Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee backed Indian captain Virat Kohli to surpass batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's record of 100 international centuries.

Fully fit Bhuvneshwar Kumar is raring to go: Details here

24 Apr 2020

Fully fit Bhuvneshwar Kumar is raring to go: Details here

Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has fully recovered post a sports hernia surgery.

Rohit cannot wait to play Tests in Australia: Details here

22 Apr 2020

Rohit cannot wait to play Tests in Australia: Details here

Indian cricket team batsman Rohit Sharma cannot wait to play the Test series in Australia later this year.

I stand a good chance in returning for T20Is: Karthik

16 Apr 2020

I stand a good chance in returning for T20Is: Karthik

Senior wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik is upbeat about making a comeback to the Indian cricket team in the shortest format.

Shami played 2015 World Cup with fractured knee: Details here

16 Apr 2020

Shami played 2015 World Cup with fractured knee: Details here

Star Indian pacer Mohammed Shami has claimed that he played the ICC World Cup 2015 with a fractured knee.

#ThisDayThatYear: Azhar, Sidhu help India win 4th Asia Cup title

14 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Azhar, Sidhu help India win 4th Asia Cup title

On April 14, 1995, the Indian cricket team went on to lift its fourth Asia Cup title.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wasim Jaffer backs these youngsters to represent India

06 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Wasim Jaffer backs these youngsters to represent India

In an exclusive interview with NewsBytes, former Indian cricketer Wasim Jaffer backed young guns Shubman Gill, Sarfaraz Khan and Yashasvi Jaiswal to represent Team India in the near future.

ICC WC 2011: Players who stood out for India

02 Apr 2020

ICC WC 2011: Players who stood out for India

Nine years ago on this day, the Indian cricket team scripted history by lifting its second World Cup in the history of the game.

Hanuma Vihari focusing on fitness, sharpening skills amid coronavirus outbreak

29 Mar 2020

Hanuma Vihari focusing on fitness, sharpening skills amid coronavirus outbreak

Indian cricketer Hanuma Vihari is confined to his home due to the nationwide lockdown, like every other individual.

Indian cricket team handed customized indoor workout routines

25 Mar 2020

Indian cricket team handed customized indoor workout routines

All contracted players of the Indian cricket team across formats have been given customized routines to ensure they stay in top shape during this period of self-isolation in relation to the coronavirus pandemic.

Pakistan legend Javed Miandad names his favorite Indian cricketer

21 Mar 2020

Pakistan legend Javed Miandad names his favorite Indian cricketer

The Indian cricket team has earned valuable reputation across formats over the years.

'Can't be Sehwag or Warner': Cheteshwar Pujara on his strike-rate

19 Mar 2020

'Can't be Sehwag or Warner': Cheteshwar Pujara on his strike-rate

Indian Test cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara has claimed he knows his batting style and so does the team management.

Hanuma Vihari eyes County stint after coronavirus is under control

18 Mar 2020

Hanuma Vihari eyes County stint after coronavirus is under control

India's Test batsman Hanuma Vihari had wanted to utilize the summer of 2020 by playing English County after being snubbed in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction.

Coronavirus outbreak: India vs South Africa ODI series called off

13 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: India vs South Africa ODI series called off

The widespread coronavirus has impacted all sport across the world.

ICC T20 World Cup: Brian Lara picks three title contenders

12 Mar 2020

ICC T20 World Cup: Brian Lara picks three title contenders

Former West Indian legend Brian Lara has picked three favorites to win the ICC T20 World Cup 2020.

ICC tournaments: India have faltered in pressure situations since 2014

09 Mar 2020

ICC tournaments: India have faltered in pressure situations since 2014

Indian cricket, comprising the men's and women's team has failed to crack the pressure code in ICC tournaments in the pivotal stages.

Dhoni's comeback depends upon his IPL performance: BCCI source

09 Mar 2020

Dhoni's comeback depends upon his IPL performance: BCCI source

India's newly appointed selection panel met for the first time on Sunday to pick squad for the upcoming home ODI series against South Africa.

India vs South Africa, ODIs: Players to watch out for

09 Mar 2020

India vs South Africa, ODIs: Players to watch out for

The Indian cricket team will be up against South Africa in a three-match ODI series, starting March 12.

BCCI announces India's 15-member squad for South Africa ODIs

08 Mar 2020

BCCI announces India's 15-member squad for South Africa ODIs

The BCCI announced India's 15-member squad to face South Africa for the upcoming three-match ODI series, starting March 12.

Janneman Malan included in South Africa squad for India ODIs

08 Mar 2020

Janneman Malan included in South Africa squad for India ODIs

Opening batsman Janneman Malan has been named in South Africa's squad for the upcoming ODI series against India.

Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer announces retirement: Details here

07 Mar 2020

Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer announces retirement: Details here

Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer has announced his retirement from all formats of the game.

Ravindra Jadeja denied permission to play Ranji final: Details here

06 Mar 2020

Ravindra Jadeja denied permission to play Ranji final: Details here

Indian cricket team all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was denied permission to play in the Ranji Trophy 2019-20 final for Saurashtra.

2nd Test, New Zealand vs India: Here's the ground stats

27 Feb 2020

2nd Test, New Zealand vs India: Here's the ground stats

After going down by 10 wickets in the first Test against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve in Wellington, Team India is all set to gear up for the second match, starting February 29.

New Zealand vs India: Craig McMillan blasts Kohli & Co.

25 Feb 2020

New Zealand vs India: Craig McMillan blasts Kohli & Co.

Former New Zealand all-rounder Craig McMillan hit out at the Indian cricket team after its shabby performance against the Kiwis in the recently-concluded first Test.

New Zealand beat India, 1st Test: List of records broken

24 Feb 2020

New Zealand beat India, 1st Test: List of records broken

New Zealand overcame India on Day 4 of the first Test match at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.

Virat Kohli has to show more discipline, says VVS Laxman

23 Feb 2020

Virat Kohli has to show more discipline, says VVS Laxman

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has been struggling in the ongoing tour of New Zealand.

NZ vs IND: Five stats which make Ishant Sharma substantial

23 Feb 2020

NZ vs IND: Five stats which make Ishant Sharma substantial

Fast bowler Ishant Sharma has been India's linchpin of the pace attack over the years.

New Zealand vs India, Day 3: List of key takeaways

23 Feb 2020

New Zealand vs India, Day 3: List of key takeaways

The Indian cricket team is in trouble against New Zealand in the ongoing first Test at the Basin Reserve.

NZ vs India: Ishant Sharma is underrated, feels Scott Styris

22 Feb 2020

NZ vs India: Ishant Sharma is underrated, feels Scott Styris

Former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris feels Indian pacer Ishant Sharma doesn't get the respect he deserves.

New Zealand vs India, Day 2: List of key takeaways

22 Feb 2020

New Zealand vs India, Day 2: List of key takeaways

New Zealand gained a significant 51-run advantage over India on Day 2 of the first Test in Wellington.