The India A squad for England's tour opener contains nine batsmen, including Yuvraj Singh, and no specialist spinners.
Sydney Sixers got their Champions League T20 campaign off to a good start with a 14-run victory over Chennai.
India's Suresh Raina has been fined 25 percent of his match fee for dissent during the second Test against West Indies.
Suresh Raina believes India's hopes of Caribbean success have been boosted by the absence of Chris Gayle.
Suresh Raina will lead India in the one-day matches in West Indies after Gautam Gambhir was ruled out.
India captain MS Dhoni expects struggling opener Gautam Gambhir to return to form "sooner rather than later".
Stand-in captain Suresh Raina believes his young India team will have to work hard for success on the tour of Zimbabwe.
India will rest a number of top players for the tri-nations series in Zimbabwe, including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Suresh Raina's ton helped India to a 14-run win over South Africa and a place in the Super Eights of the ICC World Twenty20.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck an unbeaten 84 as India beat New Zealand by 53 runs (D/L) in the first ODI in Napier.
Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Suresh Raina blazed quick-fire hundreds to lead India to a mammoth 256-run win over Hong Kong.
Suresh Raina led the Chennai Super Kings into the IPL semi-finals with a seven-wicket victory over the hapless Deccan Chargers.
England can win in Sri Lanka if batsmen prove they have the dynamism to switch a gear mid-innings.
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