Pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was promoted to Grade A, but Yuvraj Singh and Gautam Gambhir, who have lost favour with the selectors, were dropped from the list of BCCI's contracted players for 2014-15.
? Former England opener sends bat cartwheeling towards deep square leg? Big interview: Donald McRae talks to Michael CarberryTwenty20 cricket demands that batsmen throw the bat at the ball but Michael Carberry took that to a very literal level in the Big Bash League on Monday.The former England opener was on seven in the fifth over of Perth Scorchers? game against the Adelaide Strikers as Kane Williamson charged in to bowl. Carberry looked to hammer a length ball out of the ground, but could connect with only thin air and lost his grip on the bat, sending it cartwheeling away in the vague direction of backward square leg. Continue reading...
MUMBAI, Dec 22 (Reuters) - India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been ruled out of the remaining two tests in Australia with a shoulder injury and will be replaced by uncapped left-arm spinner Akshar Patel, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said on Monday.
Gujarat's left-arm spinner Axar Patel got his maiden Test call up when he named as the replacement for the injured Ravindra Jadeja for the remaining two Tests of the four-match series against Australia.