#Indian Cricket Team

1 day ago.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hailing from Palgarh, Maharashtra, Shardul Thakur has now made a spot for himself in the national side. (Photo credit: Twitter/@imShard)

  • Shardul Thakur took only four wickets in his debut Ranji season for Mumbai, bouncing back to take 27 the next year
  • His variations in seam movement and bouncers make him a handy asset for bowling pitches abroad
  • Thakur earned his first call-up to the national side in 2016 on the back of his performance in the 2015 Ranji Trophy final

16 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Ravichandran Ashwin played a starring role in India's 317-run win over England in the second Test in Chennai. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • India have levelled the Test series against England at 1-1
  • England slipped to the fourth spot after the crushing 317-run defeat
  • The third Test is going to be a day-night affair from February 24 at Ahmedabad

4 Feburary
(Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Virat Kohli said that the team members have had a discussion about the protests
  • He said that the topic was mentioned briefly
  • Kohli had earlier asked for everyone to 'stay united in this hour of disagreements'

4 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Hardik Pandya last played a Test match in 2018.(Photo credit: Instagram/HardikPandya)

  • The pictures show Hardik Pandya working on his batting skills
  • Pandya can be seen having a word with bowling coach Bharat Arun and pacer Jasprit Bumrah
  •  The four-match Test series will begin on February 5 in Chenna

4 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Indian cricket team is one of the most followed sports teams on Instagram. (Photo credit: Twitter/@indiancricketteam)

  • Indian cricket team surpassed the number of followers of Los Angeles Lakers
  • The team took to Instagram to express their gratitude to the fans
  • The Indian cricket team has more followers on Instagram than the teams from England and Australia

27 January.Melbourne VIC, Australia
The Indian players faced racial abuse for two consecutive days on the Melbourne ground. (Photo credit: Twitter/@Ro45)

  • On January 10, Mohammad Siraj had complained of racial abuse 
  • The six people who were ejected from the stadium on that day were later cleared
  • BCCI had lodged a formal complain in response to which CA offered apology

22 January.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Brisbane: India's Rishabh Pant rest during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. AP/PTI(AP01_19_2021_000049B)

  • All the contracted players will undergo the test ahead of the series against England
  • The move came after a number of players got injured during the Test series against Australia
  • India will play four Tests and two T20 internationals against England, starting February 5

25 December 2020
(Photo credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

India' first ODI captain, Ajit Wadekar, created history in his debut.

24 December 2020.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Chetan Sharma made his ODI debut against West Indies in 1983. (Photo: Facebook/Chetan Sharma)

  • Chetan Sharma represented India in 23 Tests and 65 ODIs throughout his 11-year career
  • BCCI constitution elects the person with the most Test caps to become the chief selector
  • The panel was formed on the sidelines of the BCCI’s 89th Annual General Meeting in Ahmedabad

2 December 2020.Canberra ACT, Australia
Putting up a ascore of 302, India fought to victory. (Photo: AP/PTI)

  • The series finished 2-1 for Australia
  • Maxwell was dismissed by Bumrah
  • Jadeja and Pandya held off the Indian middle order from collapsing