India won the second pool match vs. South Africa by a close margin but was unable to reach the semi final of the ICC World Twenty20 due to poor run rate.
Ross Taylor led New Zealand from the front with a superb ton by punishing the Indian bowlers at will as the visitors took command on the 1st day of the 2nd Test.
Gautam Gambhir provided a solid base by trouncing a ton and a breezy partnership of Suresh Raina and Irfan Pathan led India to a cracking victory vs. Sri Lanka.
A scintillating innings of 93 runs from Gautam Gambhir bulldozed Royal Challengers Bangalore as Kolkata Knight Riders clinched the match conveniently.
The thunderous, Chris Gayle, supported by the sparkling AB de Villiers made life difficult for Kings XI Punjab as Royal Challengers Bangalore triumphed easily.
Ajinkya Rahane got the honours of smashing the first ton in the Indian Premier League 2012 as Rajasthan Royals blew out Royal Challengers Bangalore.
India lost their No.1 world ranking in the Tests at the end of the England tour in the summer of 2011 and they need some fabulous quickies to get them on top of the world again.