Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Delhi wicket-keeper Anuj Rawat pulled off a one-handed stunner in Ishant Sharma's first over to get rid of Kerala's hero from their last game Mohammed Azharuddeen for a duck.
Australia vs India, 4th Test: The visitors have been hit by injuries during the ongoing four-match series, and are stuck in a major selection dilemma for the fourth Test match.
The league stage matches will be played at Mumbai, Vadodara, Indore, Kolkata, Chennai, and Bengaluru and the knockouts will go ahead at the Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad.
Shikhar Dhawan will captain Delhi in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy while senior fast bowler Ishant Sharma will return to action in the tournament after undergoing rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy.
Australia vs India: Ishant Sharma called Ajinkya Rahane a "bowler's captain" and said the stand-in India skipper will excel in pressure situations.
Australia vs India: Ajinkya Rahane said the pace attack led by Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah is capable of stepping up in Ishant Sharma's absence.
Steve Smith on Thursday said that it will be a "big loss" for the Indian team to play the Test series in the absence of experienced pacer Ishant Sharma
Australia vs India: Sachin Tendulkar said Rohit Sharma should be in Australia for the four-match Test series if he clears all fitness tests. Rohit will be next assessed on December 11.
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah clarified that Rohit Sharma had come back to Mumbai after the IPL in the UAE to attend to his ailing father, after which he reported to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.
Australia vs India: Ishant Sharma has been ruled out of Australia tour. Rohit Sharma, recovering from hamstring injury, will be assessed on December 11. T Natarajan has been added to ODI squad.