Tag: Kohli

IPL: Kohli, de Villers guide RCB to first win of 2019

Mohali: Bottom-placed Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) finally ended their winning drought in the ongoing season of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 as skipper Virat Kohli’s scintillating 53-ball 67 followed by AB de Villiers (59* off 38) and Marcus Stoinis (28* off 16) fruitful knock guided them to a thumping eight-wicket victory over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Rayudu's omission should be debated more than Rishabh Pant: Gambhir

New Delhi: Ambati Rayudu’s omission from India’s World Cup squad after just three failures is “heartbreaking” but there should be no debate on Rishabh Pant’s exclusion as he didn’t grab his chances, feels former India opener Gautam Gambhir. Veteran Dinesh Karthik being favoured over Pant has been roundly criticised with Sunil Gavaskar calling it a […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
BCCI pump in Rs 50 cr to promote Indian Premier League

New Delhi: The Indian Premier League (IPL) is considered one of the most lucrative tournaments in the world. But even the premier T20 league needs to be promoted and advertised. And the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) kept aside Rs 50 crore for advertisement and promotion of the 12th edition of the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Learnt a lot from Kohli, de Villiers: Hetmyer

Bengaluru: Hard-hitting West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer played a brilliant innings to help the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) end their IPL 2019 campaign on a winning note as they defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their last group stage game of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Chasing 176 at the M. […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Kohli, De Villiers apologise for poor RCB show

Bengaluru: Royal Challengers Bangalore tweeted a video of captain Virat Kohli and star batsman AB de Villiers in which the pair thanked fans of the franchise for their support and apologised for the team’s dismal performance this season. RCB lost their first six matches on the trot and were the first team to go out […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Kohli exceptionally open to ideas: Vettori

Bengaluru: Virat Kohli is exceptionally open to ideas and relies on his intuition as captain, feels Daniel Vettori. Vettori, the bespectacled spin great and former New Zealand captain, has worked with Kohli for six seasons as player and coach at Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). India and RCB skipper Kohli failed to take the IPL franchise […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Kohli, Smriti named international cricketers of the year

Mumbai: Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the international cricketer of the year award, while Smriti Mandhana bagged the international woman cricketer of the year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating Awards 2019. Kohli also won the best batsman award, while leading Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah bagged the best bowler award, announced here on Monday. Cheteshwar […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
We have got all bases covered for World Cup: Shastri

New Delhi: India head coach Ravi Shastri believes the team has got all bases covered going into the World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30. In an interview with Cricketnext, Shastri said India have a flexible team and have players who can play at any position at any given […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Many youngster had potential, Kohli translated it: Upton

Jaipur: Paddy Upton, former mental health and conditioning coach of the Indian cricket team during Gary Kirstens tenure as coach, saw India skipper Virat Kohli rise through the ranks and the Rajasthan Royals coach believes that while there have been many talented batsmen who have played for India, what set Kohli apart is his ability […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
No breathing space, pressure will be from first second in this World Cup: Kohli

Mumbai: High quality rivals competing in a Round Robin format has made the upcoming World Cup the “most challenging” for India skipper Virat Kohli, who says maintaining intensity from the first ball will be key to his side’s fortunes in the showpiece event, starting May 30. Kohli, who has competed in two World Cups before, […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Kohli is the 'form batsman' for last 12 months: Buttler

New Delhi: England batsman Jos Buttler has taken world cricket by storm in the past year and if the recent series against Pakistan was anything to go by, he will be the biggest threat for opposition bowlers as teams gear up to play in the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. Despite dominating the […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
On the field it's very professional against Pakistan: Kohli

London: With the ICC ODI World Cup getting underway in England and Wales in less than a week from now, the skippers of the 10 participating teams fighting for the biggest glory in 50-over cricket were all asked to pick one player from another team to fit into their own playing XI during the captains’ […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Sachin Tendulkar on Dhoni's Role in World Cup

New Delhi: The 2019 edition of the World Cup is now six days away and while India is considered one of the favourites going into the tournament in England and Wales, a lot will depend on how skipper Virat Kohli leads the team in the showpiece event. While pundits questioned his captaincy during the recently […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Rahul's ton at number four 'biggest positive': Kohli

Cardiff (England): India skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on K.L. Rahul who struck a brilliant century against Bangladesh in the second warm-up game, saying his form was the “biggest positive” India would take into their first match of the World Cup against South Africa on June 5. On Tuesday, Rahul scored 108 runs, which included […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Google says sorry for sending Kohli's message to users

New Delhi: Google has apologised for erroneously sending a video message in bulk to its Google Duo users by the Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli. Video conferencing platform Google Duo accidentally sent a message from Kohli to users around the world. In the video, Kohli is seen saying “thank you for the wishes and […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021