Keeper-batter Ishan Kishan and middle-order Shreyas Iyer, who were recently in the news for skipping the Ranji Trophy despite BCCI’s directive, have been axed from the Indian cricket board’s central contracts list.
England captain Ben Stokes on Monday, February 26, admitted that India were the better side under the conditions and deserved winners. He also did not raise any complaints about the wickets, conceding that India won the series fair and square.
Team India’s young keeper-batter Dhruv Jurel stated that he had no regret about missing out on a century after being bowled for 90 on Day 3 of the Ranchi Test on Sunday, February 25. Jurel added that his main aim is to help India win the Test series.
Experienced England batter Joe Root has stated that his team’s 'Bazball' approach in Test cricket is not about being arrogant, but about getting the best out of each other. The batter was speaking after his defiant hundred in the fourth Test against India in Ranchi helped England recover after a poor start.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Thursday, February 22, announced the schedule for the first two weeks of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024. The tournament will begin on March 22 and the schedule has been announced till April 7. The remaining schedule is likely to be out after the dates of general elections in India are announced.