Cricket: Team India needs to define KL Rahul's role in the team
Making Rahul move up and down the order so regularly is not beneficial for him, or the team. At a time when India are tinkering with more than one position in the middle order, Rahul’s success should be used to plug at least one gap. If the team doesn’t think he is a long-term option as an opener, then the most elegant solution would be to nail him down at No. 4.
Rohit slams century, Kohli 89 to help India claim series 2-1
Chasing 287 to win, India overhauled the target with 15 balls to spare at decide...
Cricket: Rejigged India level series despite Smith defiance
Steve Smith kept Australia on course with a typically busy 98 before dragging the...
MS Dhoni dropped from BCCI's central contracts list
The BCCI announced the central contract for the period of October 2019 to September 2020. Dhoni was in the A category, which fetches a player Rs 5 crore, until last year. Skipper Virat Kohli, his deputy Rohit Sharma and top pacer Jasprit Bumrah were retained in the highest A+ bracket of Rs 7 crore.
Kohli's new drive: The country's first Rs 1.33 cr Audi Q8
The skipper wants to go on a drive in his new car with wife Anushka, on Mumbai's Sea Link.
Rohit Sharma wins ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year award, Kohli gets 'Spirit of Cricket' accolade
Indian captain Virat Kohli won the 'Spirit of Cricket' award for stopping fans from booing Australia's Steve Smith during their World Cup match at the Oval, the ICC said in a statement.
Open, not shut: Balancing three openers
Rohit & Rahul are in great form; Dhawan is back among runs. So who should be picked as openers? Kohli and Shashtri need to be diplomatic in selection for the team's sake.
Virat Kohli retains top spot; Rahane, Pujara slip in ICC Test rankings
Pujara was placed sixth, down one rung, with 791 points, while Rahane occupied the ninth spot after slipping a couple of positions with 759 points. In bowling, India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah, returning from an injury layoff, remained static at sixth position with 794 points, while spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (772 points) and seamer Mohammed Shami (771) were ninth and 10th respectively.
All-round India thrash Sri Lanka by 78 runs to win series 2-0
Shikhar Dhawan silenced his critics, KL Rahul sizzled as usual and the trio of fast bowlers were intimidating in India's one-sided 78-run victory over Sri Lanka in the third T20 International on Friday, sealing the series 2-0.
Virat Kohli on CAA: Don't want to comment irresponsibly without full knowledge
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli cleared his view on Citizenship Amendment Act and said that he will not get involved until he gets t...
Tendulkar's big no to 4-dayers, says don't tinker with Tests
The ICC wants to change the 143-year old five-day format to four days with more emphasis on limited-overs cricket for the next cycle but it has met with stiff resistance across the globe from leading stars including Virat Kohli, Ricky Ponting, Justin Langer and Nathan Lyon to name a few.
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.
Virat Kohli maintains top spot, Pujara a place down in ICC Test batsmen ranking
With 928 points, Kohli is way ahead of second-placed Australian maestro Steve Smith (911) and New Zealand's inspirational skipper Kane Williamson (822), while Australia's Marnus Labuschagne, who has amassed 1,085 runs in 11 Tests this year, improved a place to grab the fourth spot. Pujara was placed fifth with 791 points, while Ajinkya Rahane was joint seventh with 759 points.
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.
Virat Kohli happy with RCB's buys in IPL auction
"I’m very happy with the players that we have selected and really looking forward to the new season. We've had a lot of discussions on the structure and balance of the team and this looks like a good start for us," Kohli said. "I believe it all comes down to every individual to give out their best performance during the league," Virat Kohli added.
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