The attacking left-hander is the only member of the victorious Ashes squad to feature in all three formats of the game for the Kangaroos in this Australian summer.
There is a growing demand from several quarters that India must carry out another big surgical strike on Pakistan at a time of its own choosing.
Earlier in the day, the mortal remains of the officer, who died in the line of duty, was flown to Delhi in a Dornier aircraft.
India on Tuesday said it will take up with Islamabad reports that some members of the Sikh community were forcibly converted to Islam in Pakistan.
The evidences that have emerged recently clearly suggest that Pakistan’s ISI was behind the killing of RSS workers in Punjab.
This year, the wide publicity on social media and live television coverage of ICC World Cup has changed dynamics of women's cricket in India, feels the women's team skipper Mithali Raj.
Du Plessis' first assignment as South Africa's captain in all formats will be a home series against Bangladesh later this month.
The all-rounder, who celebrated his 46th birthday on Wednesday last week, went into a coma on Sunday evening when he was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of United Hospital in Dhaka.
The first match, on July 28, will see new team Tamil Thalaivas, led by Ajay Thakur take on Rahul Chaudhari-led Telugu Titans in Hyderabad.
Sri Lanka Cricket has named Dinesh Chandimal as the new test captain while opener Upul Tharanga will be in charge of the team in the shorter formats.
We just have to put this loss behind us and come back fresh for the next game, said India captain Virat Kohli.
Root will take over as England captain after Alastair Cook, who led the side for a record 59 Tests has stepped down from the top post.
Australian captain Steve Smith took to social media to announce his engagement with partner Dani Willis in New York.