India Cricket Team World Cup Players


latest cricket

ICC Champions Trophy 2017

India vs Pakistan FINAL

Sunday 18 June 17 @ The Oval
Match scheduled to begin at 10:30 local time (09:30 GMT)


Cricket World Cup Live Audio Video

ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 on TV Internet Streaming Dish
Broadcast from 2007 March 13 to April 28

Cricket World Cup on TV, Internet and Mobile Phones

The ICC Cricket World Cup All Inclusive Package $199.95

World Cup Cricket Live on TV: Live Broadcasting

TV : All Live Matches, Full Replays, Highlights, Interactive TV Application - Get Dish + Full World Cup Cricket Package

World Cup Cricket on Internet: Live Streaming

Internet: Full coverage (limited to one Internet Address), Interactive Highlights, Live audio - Get Dish + Full World Cup Cricket Package

World Cup Cricket on Mobile: Live Audio

Mobile: Ball-by-Ball coverage on your mobile phone, Discounted access to unlimited SMS updates - Get Dish + Full World Cup Cricket Package

India Cricket Team for ICC Cricket World Cup 2007

Subscribe to World Cup Cricket XML/RSS Feeds
Subscribe to Latest Cricket News XML/RSS Feeds

India Cricket Team Profile


Video of Nike India's first major TV commercial on Cricket The Indian Cricket Team is the official cricket team of India. Cricket is not just a game but a religion in India, with millions of Indian fans at home and abroad praying for the success of the Indian Cricket Team. The Indian Cricket Team is one of the strongest and most challenging cricket teams in the world, rated at par with teams like Australia, South Africa, England and Pakistan. The Indian Cricket Team is the highest paid (in terms of sponsorships) sports team in the world.
India has produced several outstanding cricketers of the world, who have become legends of the game itself. Among Indian cricketing legends include the names of players like Vijay Merchant, CK Naidu, Lala Amarnath, Erapalli Prasanna, Vinoo Mankad, Farokh Engineer, BS Chandrasekhar, Bishen Singh Bedi, Gundappa Viswanath, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Mohinder Amarnath, Mohammed Azharuddin, Anil Kumble, and the world's most popular living cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who's also a part of the India's ICC World Cup 2007 squad.
The Indian Cricket Team has participated in all the ICC Cricket World Cups since 1975. India won the 1983 World Cup, beating the then World Champions West Indies in a low socring final match. The team reached to the World Cup semi-finals in 1987 and 1996, and were runners-up in the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup in South Africa. The Indian Cricket Team has been rated as one of the favorite contenders to lift the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 in the West Indies. India is placed in Group B of the ICC World Cup 2007 groupings, along with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Bermuda. The team will start its World Cup 2007 campaign against Bangladesh on March 17, 2007 in Trinidad and Tobago.

Cricket Results

ICC Cricket World Cup 2007

Subscribe to World Cup Cricket XML/RSS Feeds
Subscribe to Latest Cricket News XML/RSS Feeds

India Cricket Team Players

R Dravid (c), S Tendulkar, S Ganguly, R Uthappa, V Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (Wicket Keeper), D Kartik, Z Khan, A Kumble, H Singh, A Agarkar, I Pathan, Munaf Patel, S Sreesanth.

Rahul Dravid Profile

Batsman, Captain
Born January 11, 1973, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

The 'Wall' and Captain

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Test debut England v India at Lord's - Jun 20-24, 1996
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Singapore - Apr 3, 1996
Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2000
ICC Test Player of the Year 2004
ICC Player of the Year 2004
Best Test batting score of 270 was made against Pakistan, Rawalpindi, 2003-2004
Best Test bowling figures of 1 for 18 came against West Indies, St. John's, 2001-2002
Best ODI batting score of 153 was made against New Zealand, Hyderabad, 1999-2000
Best ODI bowling figures of 2 for 43 came against South Africa, Kochi, 1999-2000
Appointed Captain of the Indian national cricket team in November 2005.
In 2004, Dravid was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
He has been nicknamed "The Wall".
After a whole total of eight wins under Dravid, the cricket team tied the previous record of most consecutive wins for an Indian team
Under Dravids captaincy the Indian team has jumped from the 7th position in the ICC rankings to the 3rd position (as of 04/16/06).
Complete Profile of Rahul Dravid

Sachin Tendulkar Profile

Batsman
Born April 24, 1973, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

The Legend

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
Test debut Pakistan v India at Karachi - Nov 15-20, 1989
ODI debut Pakistan v India at Gujranwala - Dec 18, 1989
Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1997
Rated as the second best batsman of all time
Played more matches than any other cricketer
Fourth highest tally of runs in test cricket (10,134) at an outstanding average of 57.25 (highest among those who have scored over 8,500 test runs) as of March 2005
Most runs (over 13642) and centuries (38) in one-day internationals
Only person to have scored over 11,000 ODI runs and over 25 ODI centuries as of April 28, 2005
Highest ODI batting average among Indian batsmen and among all batsmen who have scored over 7,500 ODI runs (as of April 3, 2005)
Most Number of Man of the Matches in one-day internationals
Only player to have over 100 innings of 50+ runs in ODIs as of April 2005
Most Number of Runs in World Cup Cricket History
First cricketer to cross 10,000-run mark in ODIs
Has equalled Sunil Gavaskar's record of 34 test centuries.
Among those who have played over 100 test matches, he is the only one with a batting average above 55.
Only second Indian to cross 10,000 runs in Test matches.
He has the most centuries in ODI cricket against Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe.
He is the fastest to score 10,000 runs in test cricket history. He holds this record along with Brian Lara. Both of them achieved this feat in 195 innings.
To go with this he has 34 hundreds in Test cricket at an average of 57. An average above 50 distinguishes a batsman as an all time great.
Highest individual score in ODIs among Indian batsmen (186* against New Zealand at Hyderabad in 1999)
Complete Profile of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

Saurav Ganguly Profile

Batsman, Former Captain
Born July 8, 1972, Calcutta (now Kolkata), Bengal

The 'Dada' - People's Captain

Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Test debut England v India at Lord's - Jun 20-24, 1996
ODI debut India v West Indies at Brisbane - Jan 11, 1992
More Test wins to his credit than any other Indian captain.
The only Indian Captain to win both the One Day and Test Series on Pakistani soil.
Captain of Indian Cricket Team until Oct 2005 (test team from November 10, 2000 and ODI team from September 5, 1999).
The third cricketer ever to score a century on debut at Lord's after Harry Graham and John Hampshire.
Scored 183 against Sri Lanka at Taunton in the 1999 cricket World Cup, the highest by an Indian in World Cup cricket.
Awarded the Padma Shri in 2004.
He was controversially dropped from the team after Greg Chapel became the Indian coach.
Complete Profile of Saurav Ganguly

Virendra Sehwag Profile

Batsman, Former Vice Captain
October 20, 1978, Delhi

"Veeru"

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Test debut South Africa v India at Bloemfontein - Nov 3-6, 2001
ODI debut India v Pakistan at Chandigarh (Punjab C.A.) - Apr 1, 1999
He has scored over 3,000 ODI runs at a strike rate of 95.78 runs per 100 balls which makes him one of the fastest batsmen in the world.
He has also scored over 5,000 runs in first-class cricket at an average of more than 50 with 18 first class centuries.
On March 29, 2004 he became the first ever Indian batsman and only the 4th Asian batsman to score 300 runs in a Test innings, playing against Pakistan at Multan.
His first innings average of 70+ is the second best, next only to Don Bradman.
His ODI strike rate is best among all batsmen with average greater than 25.
Complete Profile of Virender Sehwag

Robin Uthappa Profile

Batsman
Born November 11, 1985, Coorg, Karnataka

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Test debut Yet to make Debut
ODI debut India v England at Indore - Apr 15, 2006
He had a successful ODI debut, making 86 as an opening batsman before being run out.
His 86 was the highest score for any Indian debutant in a limited overs match.

Yuvraj Singh Profile

Batsman
Born December 12, 1981, Chandigarh

Yuvi

Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Test debut India vs New Zealand at Chandigarh (Punjab C.A.) - Oct 16-20, 2003
ODI debut Kenya v India at Nairobi (Gym) - Oct 3, 2000
He is one of the better fielders in the Indian team
Complete Profile of Yuvraj Singh

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Profile

Batsman, Wicketkeeper
Born July 7, 1981, Ranchi, Bihar

Mahi

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Test debut India v Sri Lanka at Chennai - Dec 2-6, 2005
ODI debut Bangladesh v India at Chittagong (MAA) - Dec 23, 2004
In his fifth one-dayer, against Pakistan at Vishakapatnam, he scored 148
Scored 183 not out at Jaipur against Sri Lanka in October 2005
Broke Adam Gilchrist's record for the highest score by a wicketkeeper in ODIs
He hit the most number of sixes by an Indian in an Innings, and the second highest in ODI cricket, which is a total of 10 sixes
Complete Profile of Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Dinesh Karthik Profile

Batsman, Wicketkeeper
Born June 1, 1985, Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu

Dinesh

Batting style Right-hand bat
Test debut India v Australia at Mumbai - Nov 3-5, 2004
ODI debut England v India at Lord's - Sep 5, 2004

Zaheer Khan Profile

Bowler
Born October 7, 1978, Shrirampur, Maharashtra

Batting style Right hand bat
Bowling style Left arm fast medium
Test debut Bangladesh v India at Dhaka - Nov 10-13, 2000
ODI debut Kenya v India at Nairobi (Gym) - Oct 3, 2000
Zaheer holds the world record for the highest Test score by a number 11 when he scored 75 for India v Bangladesh in Dhaka, 2004.
In 2006 Zaheer signed for Worcestershire County Cricket Club as their second overseas player.
He became the first Worcestershire player to take 10 wickets in a match on debut for over 100 years against Somerset

Anil Kumble Profile

Bowler
Born October 17, 1970, Bangalore, Karnataka

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
Test debut England v India at Manchester - Aug 9-14, 1990
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Sharjah - Apr 25, 1990
Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1996
Kumble is one of only two bowlers ever to have taken all 10 wickets in a Test innings.
Complete Profile of Anil Kumble

Harbhajan Singh Profile

Bowler
Born July 3, 1980, Jullundur (now Jalandhar), Punjab

Bajji

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Test debut India v Australia at Bangalore - Mar 25-28, 1998
ODI debut India vs New Zealand at Sharjah - Apr 17, 1998
He is the first Indian to take Test hat-trick and took 32 wickets in a three match-series
Complete Profile of Harbhajan Singh

Ajit Agarkar Profile

Bowler
Born December 4, 1977, Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra

Ajit Bhalchandra Agarkar

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Test debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare - Oct 7-10, 1998
ODI debut India v Australia at Kochi - Apr 1, 1998
Agarkar set a world record for the fastest 50 wickets in One-day International matches (ODIs).
Batting at number eight, he scored an unbeaten Test century at Lord's in 2002.
Agarkar holds world ODI record of the quickest in terms of least number of matches taken to take 200 wickets and complete 1000 runs.
Complete Profile of Ajit Agarkar

Irfan Pathan Profile

Bowler, Batsman
Born October 27, 1984, Baroda, Gujarat

Irfan Khan Pathan

Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast
Test debut Australia v India at Adelaide - Dec 12-16, 2003
ODI debut Australia v India at Melbourne - Jan 9, 2004
ICC Emerging Player of the Year 2004
Complete Profile of Irfan Pathan

Sreesanth Profile

Bowler
Born February 6, 1983, Kothamangalam, Kerala

Gopu

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Test debut India v England at Nagpur - Mar 1-5, 2006
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Nagpur - Oct 25, 2005
He was a break dancer, becoming a national champion whilst in eighth grade
Complete Profile of Sreesanth

Video of India-SA Cricket Test Match at Johannesburg 15-19 Dec, 2006

There was much amusement when S Sreesanth came on to the crease and Nel bowled him a sorter, following it up with some verbal-lashing.
Sreesanth had his even when he made room and hit Nel for a straight six, twirling his bat in the air in mock while running up to the non-striker's end. Nel finished the over with two short-pitched deliveries and on his return to bowling crease, twirled the ball in a mock of his own.

Munaf Patel Profile

Bowler
Born July 12, 1983, Ikhar, Gujarat

Munaf Musa Patel

Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Test debut India v England at Chandigarh (Punjab C.A.) - Mar 9-13, 2006
ODI debut India v England at Margao - Apr 3, 2006

Cricket Results

ICC Cricket World Cup 2007

Subscribe to World Cup Cricket XML/RSS Feeds
Subscribe to Latest Cricket News XML/RSS Feeds
All World Cup Cricket matches in West Indies start at 09:30 local time (14:30GMT). The first match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 will be played on March 13, 2007 at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica, between the host West Indies and Pakistan.

India Matches


Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.