Cricket News sort by Zaheer Khan

Following a second consecutive Test defeat at home against India, the Selectors have finally taken some strong decisions by making three changes in the squad for the Nagpur Test.

Even as there has been plenty of talk about the non-performance of India’s ageing batsmen, there is another problem that must definitely be troubling India – that is the form of their pace spearhead Zaheer Khan.

Ishant Sharma may have been ruled out of the opening Test owing to viral fever, but one still needs to ask the question whether the lanky medium pacer deserves a spot in the Indian Test squad any longer.

The India-England series, which kicks off on Thursday will not only be a big one for both teams overall, but will also be crucial for certain individuals from both sides for different reasons.

There is some real good news for fans of Mumbai cricket. Two biggies from the international scene – Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan – will be available for Mumbai’s first clash against Railways at the Wankhede Stadium beginning early next month.

India discard Ajit Agarkar has been named as the Captain of the Mumbai Team for its first four Ranji Trophy matches of this season.

India clinched a narrow 1-run win over Proteas in the final Super Eights match at Colombo but couldn’t make it to the Semi Finals. Pakistan instead have moved into the Semi Finals ahead of India and will take on Sri Lanka.

There was no contest at all in the second game this evening at the R Premadasa Stadium. India was completely outplayed by the Aussies.

After a below par performance against Afghanistan, India progressed to the Super Eights smoothly, with a dominant win against England.