Former India opener Arvind Apte passes away
BCCI expresses its condolences to his family and fans
Arvind Apte, former Test cricketer, passed away on 5 August 2014.
An opening batsman, he played 58 first-class matches from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s. He represented Mumbai and Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy, and played one Test, against England at Leeds, in 1959.
Arvind Apte was a fine cricketer and human being. On behalf of the BCCI, I would like to express my condolences to his family and fans.
Team India for England ODIs and T20I announced
Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma named in the 17-member squad
India will play five ODIs and one T20 International against England, from 25 August 2014 to 7 September 2014.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee met at the Cricket Centre, Mumbai, earlier today, to pick the Indian team for the ODI series and T20 International.
The team is as follows:
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Virat Kohli (Vice-Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (replaced by Murali Vijay), Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Stuart Binny, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Umesh Yadav, Dhawal Kulkarni, Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma.