India is one of the super power cricket playing nation in the world nowadays. They are currently standing numer #2 in position according to the International Cricket Council (ICC) test ranking and T20 ranking but in ODI ranking, they are in 3rd position.
They are also one of the three most successful team which reached the ICC World Cup final three times where the grabbed the title twice. Last time they won the title in 2011. They are also known as Men in Blue. MS Dhoni is the current ODI and T20 captain where Virat Kohli is the Test Captain.
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Now, They are currently visiting New Zealand to play a Test series which is consists of four match. The inaugural test match will start in next 30 September, 2016. Let’s take a glance below where their upcoming test match details is given.
# Match Information:
- Competition Between – New Zealand Vs India
- Sport – Cricket
- Type – Test
- Date – 8 October – 12 October, 2016
- Time – 09:30 IST
- Ground – Eden Gardens, Kolkata
# India Players Squad:
|1.||Virat Kohli||Batsman||Right handed||Skipper|
|2.||Ajinkya Rahane||Batsman||Right handed||VC|
|3.||Ravichandran Ashwin||Bowler||Right arm off break|
|4.||Stuart Binny||All – rounder||Right handed & Right arm medium|
|5.||Shikhar Dhawan||Batsman||Left handed|
|6.||Ravindra Jadeja||All – rounder||Left handed & Slow left arm|
|7.||Bhuvneshwar Kumar||Bowler||Right arm medium fast|
|8.||Amit Mishra||Bowler||Right arm leg break|
|9.||Cheteshwar Pujara||Batsman||Right handed|
|10.||KL Rahul||Batsman||Right handed|
|11.||Wriddhiman Saha||Wicket – keeper||Right handed|
|12.||Mohammed Shami||Bowler||Right arm medium fast|
|13.||Ishant Sharma||Bowler||Right arm fast medium|
|14.||Rohit Sharma||Batsman||Right handed|
|15.||Shardul Thakur||Bowler||Right arm medium|
|16.||Murali Vijay||Batsman||Right handed|
|17.||Umesh Yadav||Bowler||Right arm fast|
# Management & Coaching Staff:
- Anil Kumble – Head Coach
- Sanjay Bangar – Batting Coach
- Abhay Sharma – Fielding Coach
- Koka Ramesh – Manager
# Salary Structure of team India: The players of Indian national cricket team are divided into three categories according to their salary. They are Grade A, Grade B and Grade C. Each player of A category has received US $158,000 per calendar year where Grade B category players have received US $79,000 annually each. Grade C players are awarded US $39,000 per years each.
# Statistics of India’s International Matches:
# Test: India acquired their test status in 1932 and first test was against England in 25th June, 1932. Till now, they totally played 495 test matches where they won 127 and lost 157. 210 matches were drawn with 1 tied.
# ODI: India played their 1st One Day International match in 13th July, 1974. According to the statistics, they have played totally 899 ODI matches where they won 454 and tied 7 matches. Rest 399 matches were lost and 39 matches have been canceled.
# Twenty20: 1st December, 2006, team India played their inaugural T20 match and since then they have already played 76 T20 matches so far where won 46 matches and lost 28 matches. One match was tied with 1 canceled.
# Next Matches of India:
|1st||Test||22 August – 26 August, 2016||New Zealand||Green Park|
|2nd||Test||30 September – 4 October||New Zealand||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|3rd||Test||8 Oct – 13 Oct, 2016||New Zealand||Holkar Stadium|
# Upcoming Series of India:
|1.||September to October, 2016||New Zealand||Home|
|2.||November, 2016 to February, 2017||England||Home|
|4.||February to March, 2017||Australia||Home|