Virat Kohli closes in on top-ranked Steve Smith, Mayank Agarwal breaks into top-10 for first time
Kohli (928 rating points), who hit 136 against Bangladesh in the second Test in Kolkata, reduced the gap from 25 to three points with Australian Smith (931) to retain the second spot. Agarwal, who struck a double century in the first Test against Bangladesh in Indore, jumped one place to 10th with 700 points. He is the fourth Indian batsmen in the top 10 list.
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India win first Test against Bangladesh by an innings 130 runs
India declared their first innings at 493 for 6 after bowling out Bangladesh for 150 in the visitor's first essay. In their second innings, Bangladesh were bundled out for 213. India lead the two-match series 1-0. In the second innings, India bowled out Bangladesh for 213 to record an innings and 130-run victory in the first Test.
India vs Bangladesh test series: Before first test, the buzz is all about the second
The talk before the Indore match centres around use of pink ball in the day-night Test in Eden Gardens. This is a series in the World Test Championship calendar, in which Virat Kohli's men can steamroll the rag-tag opposition in four days. It is difficult to imagine how Bangladesh, without Tamim Iqbal and the suspended Shakib Al Hasan, will even be able to compete in this format.
Don't blame the prawns: Mike Gatting reveals what made him sick during the 1993 Madras Test
Gatting said in hindsight that he and the others shouldn’t have played the Test.
Tillakaratne Dilshan no fan of day-night Tests, welcomes Sourav Ganguly's appointment as BCCI president
As Kolkata prepares for its first day-night Test, the Lankan great prefers the traditional format.
Sports failures teach corporate lessons, dealing with them helps develop skills
IISM announced a course for working professionals which will teach them the ‘Art of Losing’.
‘I was afraid to go to a psychiatrist’: Virat Kohli, Abhinav Bindra & other sport stars who opened up about mental health
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India-Bangladesh test series: India look to stay at the top
The hosts start as favourites to pick up 120 points from the two games against Bangladesh; the first Test starts in Indore on Thursday. Kohli returns to lead the side that recently won their record 11th straight series at home. Rohit Sharma has been on hot form, hitting two centuries and a double ton in his debut series as opener against South Africa.
Shafali is youngest Indian to score international fifty, surpasses Tendulkar's 30-year-old record
Playing in only her fifth T20I, Shafali put the West Indies attack to the sword, blasting six fours and four sixes on way to her maiden fifty at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium.
It's time for India’s cricket fraternity to back Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant’s mental strength will be key as he deals with a rough patch — and realises sports is as much about failure as success. For motivation, he has to only look at Kohli & Rohit. Meanwhile, the cricket fraternity should back him up. This is what international sport is all about. It isn’t about success and more success.
Rajat Sharma resigns as DDCA president; CEO and CAC also put in papers
Journalist Rajat Sharma resigned from the Presidential position in Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) after his nearly 20-month tenure. He cited his indifference with general secretary Vinod Tihara and "various pulls and pressures" within the organisation to be major reasons behind his resignation.
Gearing up for the pink: Ravi Shastri offers prayers at Ujjain's Mahakaleshwar temple ahead of Ind-Bangla Eden Test
The first ever day-night Test match will be played at Eden Gardens on Friday.
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