Cricket: Rejigged India level series despite Smith defiance
Steve Smith kept Australia on course with a typically busy 98 before dragging the ball onto his stumps and the tourists were all out for 304 in the final over. The Indian top order had powered the hosts to 340-6 with opener Shikhar Dhawan (96) laying the foundation and KL Rahul providing the late assault with a whirlwind 80 at number five.
Rohit Sharma wins ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year award, Kohli gets 'Spirit of Cricket' accolade
Indian captain Virat Kohli won the 'Spirit of ...
MS Dhoni dropped from BCCI's central contracts list
The BCCI announced the central contract for the period of October 2019 to September 2020....
Warner, Finch hit unbeaten tons to inflict 10-wicket loss on India in 1st ODI
Australia openers David Warner and Aaron Finch both hit centuries to complement their bowlers' inspired display as the touring side handed out a 10-wicket thrashing to India in the opening one-day international on Tuesday.
Ind vs Aus: India might play all three openers
At a time when bilateral ODI series are fast losing relevance, the three-match rubber between two top teams could give a fresh lease of life to the format. The high-voltage rivalries that fans enjoy will be back as Rohit Sharma's elegance will be pitted against enforcer David Warner while the Virat Kohli vs Steve Smith duel will resume in earnest.
I stopped thinking about Test career: Rohit Sharma
For someone, who has received bouquets and brickbats in equal measure, the 32-year-old is no longer bothered by criticism. "They (wife and daughter) fill me with love and happiness and I try to stay within that rather than thinking about X, Y or Z making comments about me," Rohit Sharma said. "I have actually passed that age to react to someone talking good or bad things about me.
Rohit Sharma likes to warm up with soccer before a match, calls MSD, Kohli good footballers
On the football pitch, Sharma prefers roaming near the centre circle.
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Pressure on Shikhar Dhawan as race to seal the opener’s slot heats up
The left-hander's strike rate in the shortest format has been an issue for a while and that is one thing he must address in the remaining two matches against Sri Lanka. The fact that Dhawan is coming back from an injury, one of the many he suffered in 2019, makes his task all the more challenging.
Rohit Sharma becomes leading run-scorer in ODIs in 2019
He achieved the feat against West Indies in the ongoing second ODI of the three-match series here at Vishakapatnam. Sharma went on to register his seventh century in this calendar year and as a result, he surpassed Virat Kohli to achieve the feat. The 32-year-old Sharma so far has 1382 runs in the ODI format in 2019 while Kohli has 1292 runs to his credit.
World Cup is long way, need to focus on winning series: Rohit Sharma
Vice-Captain of Indian cricket team Rohit Sharma addressed media ahead of 3nd T20 match against West Indies. The match will be played on Dec...
A fresh start for me but I haven't forgotten how to bat: Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan, who will be leading Delhi in their Ranji Trophy game against Hyderabad, is back after recovering from a knee injury sustained during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, which required 25 stitches.
Kohli, Dhoni named captains of Test and ODI team of the decade by Aussie website
It is not a surprise that Kohli finds himself in both the Test and ODI teams. The 31-year-old has arguably been the best batsman over the last decade. He has already amassed 70 international hundreds and is only behind Ricky Ponting (71) and Sachin Tendulkar (100).
Making history: Rohit Sharma named La Liga's brand ambassador in India, becomes first non-footballer to endorse league
The La Liga India boss said that there is room for cricket and football to co-exist in India.
Kohli soars, Shardul roars as India clinch ODI series
India's top three Rohit Sharma (63), K L Rahul (77) and Kohli (85) -- fired in unison in a 316-run chase but it got slippery in the end when the Indian captain left the scene with 30 required off 23 balls. It was then that Thakur, in the company of a composed Ravindra Jadeja (39 not out), smashed 17 runs off six balls to seal the deal for India.
Rohit Sharma hits the ball out of park with 22 brands
Cricketer Rohit Sharma’s brand value shot up after this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup in England where he scored five centuries to emerge the highest run scorer of the tournament, and now he trails only Indian captain Virat Kohli and former skipper MS Dhoni among cricket celebrities.
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