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Rohit Sharma Returns To Lead India In Odis, T20Is Vs West Indies; Bishnoi Earns Maiden Call-Up
Rohit Sharma Returns To Lead India In ODIs, T20Is Vs West Indies; Bishnoi Earns Maiden Call-Up

India on Wednesday announced an 18-member squad for the upcoming ODI and T20I series against the West Indies, with Rohit Sharma returning to lead the team and leg spinner Ravi Bishnoi getting maiden call-up to the senior side.

U-19 India Team
U-19 CWC: Yash Dhull-Led India Take On Bangladesh On Jan 29

Huge centuries from Raj Bawa and Angkrish Raghuvanshi saw India conclude the group format with a massive 326-run victory over Uganda having already beaten South Africa and Ireland.

Zimbabwe Great Taylor Alleges Indian Businessman Tried To Force Him To Spot-Fix Matches
Zimbabwe Great Taylor Alleges Indian Businessman Tried To Force Him To Spot-Fix Matches

In his statement on twitter, Taylor, who has 6,684 ODI runs from 205 ODIs and is marginally short of Andy Flower's national record of 6,786, said he had been carrying the burden for two years.

IND Vs SA 3rd ODI: Chahar's Fifty In Vain As South Africa Beat India By 4 Runs
IND Vs SA 3rd ODI: Chahar's Fifty In Vain As South Africa Beat India By 4 Runs

Once Deepak got out in the first ball of the 48th over, it was curtains for India as South Africa cleaned up the last two wickets too quickly to seal a 3-0 whitewash. In the end, the hosts were bowled out for 283 in 49.2 overs.

Ind Vs SA: Virat Kohli Brutally Trolled For 'Chewing Gum' During National Anthem
Ind Vs SA: Virat Kohli Brutally Trolled For 'Chewing Gum' During National Anthem

After winning the toss and opting to bowl first, India got the first breakthrough very early as Deepak Chahar dismissed Janneman Malan on 1. Chahar bowled a lovely outswinger that Malan wanted to defend but got an outside edge and wicketkeeper Rishab Pant took the catch in the 3rd over of the innings.

IND v WI: Revised Venues For Home Series Announced; 1st ODI On Feb 6 In Ahmedabad
IND v WI: Revised Venues For Home Series Announced; 1st ODI On Feb 6 In Ahmedabad

The decision to limit the series to two venues instead of six as originally announced has been done to mitigate bio-security risks by cutting down on travel and movement of the teams, match officials, broadcasters, and other stakeholders.

South Africa Cricket
1st ODI: South Africa Beat India By 31 Runs, Take 1-0 Series Lead

South Africa produced a clinical all-round performance to beat India by 31 runs in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series at Boland Park, here on Wednesday.

Virat Kohli
SA vs IND: Kohli Surpasses Tendulkar To Become India's Highest Run-Getter In Away ODIs

The star batter has now become the highest run-getter for India in Away ODIs. He is followed by former India captain MS Dhoni (4520 runs in 124 inns), Rahul Dravid (3998 runs in 110 inns) and Sourav Ganguly (3468 runs in 105 inns).

KL Rahul
KL Rahul To Open For India In SA ODIs In Rohit's Absence

Stand-in skipper KL Rahul on Tuesday confirmed that he will open the batting for India in the three-match ODI series against South Africa, starting here on Wednesday, in the absence of Rohit Sharma.

SA v IND 3rd Test: Rishabh Pant's Fourth Test Hundred Sets 212-Run Target For South Africa
SA v IND 3rd Test: Rishabh Pant's Fourth Test Hundred Sets 212-Run Target For South Africa

Pant reached a well-deserved century with a pull through square leg off Jansen with every member of the Indian team applauding from the dressing room. Jansen ended the Indian innings by having Jasprit Bumrah give a catch to Bavuma at cover-point to pick his fourth wicket of the match

SA v IND 3rd Test: Rishabh Pant's Eighth Test Fifty Stretches India's Lead To 143
SA v IND 3rd Test: Rishabh Pant's Eighth Test Fifty Stretches India's Lead To 143

Pant's counter-attack allowed a patient and focused Kohli to take his time and solidify himself from the other end. With the bounce becoming a threat, Kohli was ready to leave everything which was threatening and used soft hands while defending, with anything drifting down the leg-side to be glanced for boundaries

Rahane & Pujara To Get Longer Ropes, Vihari & Iyer Might Have To Wait For Regular Chances
Rahane & Pujara To Get Longer Ropes, Vihari & Iyer Might Have To Wait For Regular Chances

Dravid was lavish in his praise for Vihari for his gritty show in the second Test against South Africa. He also hailed Iyer as another strong middle order contender. However, The Wall made it pretty clear that both the players will not be preferred over and above a Rahane or a Pujara in the set-up with Kohli set to comeback in the next game.

ICC
ICC Introduces In-Match Penalties For Slow Over-Rates, Optional Drinks Break In T20Is

The global cricket governing body said the in-match penalty for slow-over rates was included after seeing its efficacy in the Hundred competition in England in 2021.

IND v SA 2nd Test: Dean Elgar Spearheads South Africa's Series-Levelling Win Over India
IND v SA 2nd Test: Dean Elgar Spearheads South Africa's Series-Levelling Win Over India

Jasprit Bumrah began the proceedings with a jaffa to square up Rassie van der Dussen. But Elgar, who took lots of body blows on day three, continued his gutsy stay at the crease by drilling Ravichandran Ashwin through left of mid-on to raise his half-century.

INDvSA: Play Resumes After Rain Wipes Out Two Sessions On Day Four
INDvSA: Play Resumes After Rain Wipes Out Two Sessions On Day Four

The start of the fourth and penultimate day's play in the second Test between India and South Africa was on Thursday delayed due to rain.

Indian Middle-Order Finally Shines As South Africa Chase 240
Indian Middle-Order Finally Shines As South Africa Chase 240

It was Vihari and Shardul, who were involved in a 41-run stand for the seventh wicket and then had two little but enormously important stands of 17 and 21 respectively with tail-enders Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj to set up a good chase for the Proteas.

SA v IND, 2nd Test: Rahul Replaces Injured Captain Kohli As India Win Toss, Elect To Bat
SA v IND, 2nd Test: Rahul Replaces Injured Captain Kohli As India Win Toss, Elect To Bat

After winning the toss, Rahul said Kohli is out due to upper-back spasm and Hanuma Vihari comes into the playing eleven.

SA v IND 1st Test: India Breach Fortress Centurion With A 113-Run Win Over South Africa
SA v IND 1st Test: India Breach Fortress Centurion With A 113-Run Win Over South Africa

Quinton de Kock smashed some boundaries while sharing a stand of 31 with Bavuma before chopping on to his stumps while trying to cut off Siraj.

IND v SA: India Inch Closer As South Africa Struggle To 182/7 At Lunch
IND v SA: India Inch Closer As South Africa Struggle To 182/7 At Lunch

The hardworking Siraj bowled one with the scrambled seam and just like the first innings, tried to cut with very little room for execution with the ball coming into him.

SA v IND 1st Test: Rahul, Kohli Take India To Safety At Tea Despite Ngidi's Double Strikes
SA v IND 1st Test: Rahul, Kohli Take India To Safety At Tea Despite Ngidi's Double Strikes

Earlier, Rahul and Mayank Agarwal justified captain Kohli's decision to bat first with a careful yet solid opening stand as India reached 83/0 in 28 overs at lunch.

Veteran Spinner Harbhajan Singh Retires From All Forms Of Cricket
Veteran Spinner Harbhajan Singh Retires From All Forms Of Cricket

Harbhajan, who made his India debut during an ODI against New Zealand at Sharjah in 1998, last played for the country in March, 2016 during a T20I against the UAE at Dhaka.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli To Miss South Africa ODI Series: Report

While injured Rohit Sharma will miss the Tests in South Africa, the ODIs after that will see Kohli being unavailable for the Indian team.

Joe Root
Root Needs 22 Runs To Surpass Tendulkar's Tally For Most Test Runs In A Calendar Year

He is also now three runs away from overtaking former Australia captain Ricky Ponting's 2005 haul of 1544 runs.

Dwayne Bravo
I Wouldn't Have Been Half The Brand That I Am Today Without India: Bravo

"That's an honest truth and I am grateful for having a big presence in a country that is so far away from my home." said the former West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo.

ICC
ICC T20 World Cup Australia Fixtures To Be Announced On January 21

A total of 45 matches will be played across seven venues in Australia between October 16 and November 13 next year.

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