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I was not even 10 percent of Gill when I was 19: Kohli

Mount Maunganui (New Zealand): India skipper Virat Kohli on Monday said watching the young Shubman Gill bat at the nets made him realise that he was not even 10 percent as talented when he was 19. “There are some outstanding talents coming in. You saw Prithivi Shaw grabbed his opportunities with both hands (opening Test […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Amazing to mete Federer, says awestruck Kohli

New Delhi: He may be one of the best batsmen in the world at the moment, but India captain Virat Kohli admitted that he turned into a fanboy when he met Roger Federer on the sidelines of the Australian Open recently. “Well, amazing. I have met him a couple of times before as well and […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
2nd Test: Australia 132/4 at stumps, lead by 175 runs vs India

Perth: Australia were 132/4 at stumps on the third day of the second cricket Test against India here on Sunday. Usman Khawaja and skipper Tim Paine were batting on 41 and eight runs respectively when the umpires decided to call it a day. The hosts now have a 175-run lead against India. Earlier in the […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ICC ODI rankings

Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli and his teammate Jasprit Bumrah maintained their top spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen and bowlers respectively. Kohli remained at the first place in the batsman’s chart with 884 points and is followed by his deputy Rohit Sharma, who has 842 ranking points. Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Day 2: Kohli helps India post 274; England lead by 22 runs

Birmingham: Virat Kohli notched up a hundred to guide India to 274 all out in the first innings before leaving the hosts on 9/1 with a slender lead of 22 runs at stumps on the second day of the first Test match here on Thursday. Replying to England’s 287, Kohli — dropped twice by Dawid […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Kohli equals Sachin and Sehwag's record

New Delhi: Captain Virat Kohli joined Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in sharing the record of most number (six) of double centuries for India in Test cricket on the second day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka here on Sunday. Kohli, playing in his 63rd Test, took 238 deliveries to complete his […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
India lose to Kiwis in 1st ODI at Wankhede

Mumbai: New Zealand rode on brilliant knocks from Tom Latham and Ross Taylor to a comprehensive six-wicket victory over India in the first One-Day International (ODI) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. The duo contributed a 200-run stand for the fourth wicket as the visitors overtook India’s total of 280/8 with six balls to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Kohli doesn't need to tone down his aggression: Zaheer

New Delhi: Virat Kohli should remain the way he is, said former teammates Zaheer Khan and Praveen Kumar on Wednesday, staunchly defending the combative India captain, who has copped criticism from Australian legends for his on-field behaviour. Allan Border, Mike Hussey, Mitchell Johnson and even India’s Sanjay Manjrekar has expressed their displeasure over Kohli’s on-field […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Our pacers have skills to trouble Kohli: Paine

Sydney: Australia have enough firepower in their pace attack to “trouble” India’s talismanic captain Virat Kohli, believes skipper Tim Paine, who urged his seamers to not get too “emotional” during the four-Test series starting at Adelaide on December 6. “I think our fast bowling attack if they play purely on skill, they’re going to trouble […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
High Five: Another Kohli ton takes India to 5-1 series win

Centurion: Skipper Virat Kohli broke a plethora of records en route his 35th century as India crushed South Africa by eight wickets to win the ODI series by a comprehensive 5-1 margin, here today. Not only this was India’s first ever series win on South African soil but also their biggest ever in terms of […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
1st ODI: Jadhav, Dhoni star in India's six-wicket win over Australia

Hyderabad: Kedar Jadhav sent a strong message to selectors before the World Cup with a street-smart 81 to guide India to a six-wicket win over Australia in the first ODI, here on Saturday. Jadhav, whose unbeaten 87-ball 81 was laced with nine fours and a six, was supported by Mahendra Singh Dhoni (59 not out […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Defending low totals will be crucial at World Cup: Kohli

Nagpur: Praising the team for victory over Australia in the second One-Day International (ODI) here on Tuesday, Virat Kohli asserted that the grit and attacking spirit displayed by Indians during their successful defence of ‘a lowish’ total will stand them in good stead during the World Cup later this year. Asked to bat first, Indians […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Kohli's record insane, I won't bowl to him: Warne

New Delhi: The debate on whether India skipper Virat Kohli is as good or better than the legendary Sachin Tendulkar shall not die down any time soon. But former Australia leg-spinner and current Rajasthan Royals brand ambassador Shane Warne has a fun take on this. Asked on and off about the two and who he considers […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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IPL 2019: Kohli wants Indian players to be smart

Bengaluru: With the proximity of the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) and the 2019 World Cup, managing workload by Indian cricketers is being seen as a major issue, however, skipper Virat Kohli feels any player should be smart enough to deal with it. The India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper also said […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Russell blitzkrieg helps KKR beat RCB in thrilling tie

Bengaluru: Andre Russell once again snatched victory from the jaws of defeat by smashing an unbeaten 13-ball 48 as Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by five wickets in a rip-roaring Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Friday. Russell came out to bat with KKR needing 67 off 26 balls. Skipper […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021