Out-of-form opener Lokesh Rahul has been excluded while rookie Shubman Gill has received his maiden call-up for three-Test series against South Africa starting Oct.2.
India skipper Virat Kohli was all praise for Hanuma Vihari, who emerged as the top run-scorer with 289 runs in the two-match Test series against West Indies which India won 2-0.
India will be going into the T20I series against South Africa with the 2020 World T20 in mind, skipper Virat Kohli said. Kohli said that it is for this very reason that there have been a few notable omissions from the squad,
Cricket must make significant changes to protect players and reduce environmental impacts, according to a major report by academics and sports scientists examining the increasing impacts of the global climate crisis on the sport.
West Indies captain Jason Holder eventually won the battle with Indian counterpart Virat Kohli but the tourists were still well-placed at 264 for five at stumps on the opening day of the second and final Test of the series at Sabina Park on Friday.
On the way to his 43rd One-Day International (ODI) ton, India skipper Virat Kohli created yet another world record as he became the first batsman to score 20,000 international runs in 10 years.
Kohli made 72 off 52 balls as India chased down their target of 150 in 19 overs in Chandigarh to lead the three-match series 1-0 after the opening game was washed out.
An unbeaten half-century from skipper Virat Kohli and disciplined bowling helped India beat South Africa by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday.
Virat Kohli, who rode the Men in Blue to a commanding win over South Africa in the second T20I, has won high praise from his team-mate Deepak Chahar, who believes India skipper