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Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to score three double centuries in ODIs

Skipper Rohit Sharma on Wednesday became the first batsman to hit three double centuries in one-day internationals as he powered India to 392-4 in their second match against Sri Lanka. The opener led the Indian charge, smashing 12 sixes and 13 fours in an unbeaten 208 after the hosts, who trail the three-match series 1-0,…

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English cricketer whose heart Kohli ‘broke’ wishes him well on marriage

England Womens cricket team member Danielle Wyatt wished Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on his marriage to Anushka Sharma. Interestingly, Wyatt had also proposed to Kohli in 2014 on social media and had admitted to being an admirer of the Indian skipper. Virat Kohli has had a magnetic effect on women around the world. Danielle…

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Virushka Wedding: This video of Kohli singing for Anushka will melt your heart

A clip from Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma’s wedding in which the former is singing for the latter is going viral over the internet.  And why wouldn’t it, considering the fact that Kohli is a batsman and not a singer? However, the Indian captain has certainly done a good job…

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Young players looking for chance

By Muzamil Asif Pakistan is slowly but surely building up the strong combination in sports as they are producing match winning young talented players one after the other. Pakistan Super league (PSL) has done the same miracle which IPL performed for Indian cricket which transformed into a festival for the country. PSL provided the right…

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India win toss and bat against Sri Lanka in third Test

NEW DELHI: India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka in New Delhi on Saturday. The hosts, who lead the three-match series 1-0 after thrashing Sri Lanka in the second Test, made two changes to the team as they prepare for the…

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Amir responds to Kohli’s praise for him

KARACHI: Indian captain Virat Kohli recently said that Pakistan’s pacer Mohammad Amir is among the toughest bowlers he has faced in international cricket. Kohli admitted this during a chat show that also featured the legendary Bollywood actor Aamir Khan. “In recent times, Mohammad Amir of Pakistan.. He is in the top two or three bowlers…

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Video: Kohli demonstrates marvelous skills as a lefty

A video of the Indian skipper hitting the ball for a lofty six surfaced on micro-blogging site Twitter. Needless to say, Kohli is an expert left-handed batsman as well. Is there anything that the Indian skipper can’t do?  

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Cricket: India skipper seeks smooth relations with Shastri

India captain Virat Kohli said Wednesday he wants a good working relationship with new coach Ravi Shastri after the acrimonious departure of Anil Kumble. And the skipper expressed confidence he can make it work with Shastri. “We know what’s expected and what’s on the plate,” he said ahead of India’s departure for a tour of…

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Kohli, Yuvraj fixed Champions Trophy final, claims Indian politician

NEW DELHI: An Indian politician, alleged that India captain Virat Kohli, senior player Yuvraj Singh and the team fixed the final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 against Pakistan. Pakistan handed India a 180-run thrashing in the final at the Oval to lift their maiden Champions Trophy title. “How could the cricketers, who played so…

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Cricket: Greats lament ‘sad day’ as Kohli topples Kumble

Batting great Sunil Gavaskar lamented a “sad day” after Anil Kumble stepped down as India coach over a rift with captain Virat Kohli, leaving the hotseat vacant once again. Kumble said Tuesday his position was “untenable” after Kohli questioned his leadership style and told the Indian board he had reservations about the spin legend extending…

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Kumble reveals reason why he quit as India’s coach

MUMBAI: Former Indian leg-spinner and ex-Indian cricket team’s Head Coach Anil Kumble finally tweeted the reasons he resigned from his post following India’s humiliating loss to Pakistan.  Anil Kumble resigned as the Head Coach of India after Pakistan trounced India by 180 runs in the final of the Champions Trophy 2017 tournament. Kumble said that…

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Indians, Pakistanis join forces on Twitter to troll Sehwag

MUMBAI: Former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag was trolled on Twitter for his recent tweet in which he referred to India as the ‘baap’, Pakistan as the ‘beta’ and Bangladesh as the ‘pota’.  However, what’s most refreshing about the whole episode is the fact that the ex-Indian opening batsman was trolled by both Indians and Pakistanis…

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Watch how Virat Kohli takes apart Wahab Riaz

Wahab Riaz’s bowling is one of its own kind. In 8.4 overs, he allowed the opponent to score 87 runs. During the match, he also got injured and had to be taken to the hospital

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Video: Shoaib, Sehwag taunt each other before IND vs PAK clash

Former cricketers of India and Pakistan Virender Sehwag and Shoaib Akhtar indulged in light banter ahead of the titanic clash between the arch-rivals, as the two teams face each other in Edgbaston on Sunday. In an Indian TV show, the two ex-players each vouched for their team. While Shoaib backed Pakistan, Sehwag rooted for India…

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Cricket: India captain Kohli has ‘no problems’ with Kumble

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom: India captain Virat Kohli was adamant he had “no problems” with coach Anil Kumble amid reports of a damaging rift on the eve of the team’s Champions Trophy title defence. An extra layer of intrigue has been added to India’s opening match against Pakistan — already the most high-profile fixture in world…

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Cricket: Kohli says Champions Trophy more competitive than WC

MUMBAI: Indian skipper Virat Kohli said Wednesday his side would be ruthless in defending their Champions Trophy title next month, describing the competition as tougher even than the World Cup. India won the last Champions Trophy in 2013 and head into June’s tournament in England and Wales as favourites after a hugely successful home season…

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Watch: Kohli’s stunning catch will leave you amazed

Virat Kohli shows once again why he’s a world class athlete and a versatile cricketer. In this video, witness the Royal Challengers Bangalore star take a scorching catch to dismiss Tripathi, who helplessly looks on after being dismissed. 

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Watch: Furious Kohli gets out after being distracted by spectator

KOLKATA: After being caught in the slip off the first delivery, Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman Virat Kohli blamed a spectator from the crowd for distracting him, on Sunday. After being dismissed, Kohli threw his helmet on the floor and took his gloves off in anger as he reached the dug out of the RCB. Angrily,…

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ICC says ‘no action’ against Kohli, Smith over cheating row

BANGALORE: Cricket’s governing body said Wednesday they would bring together the captains of India and Australia to clear the air after the dramatic second Test was marred by accusations of cheating. The International Cricket Council said “no further action” would be taken against the skippers in the wake of India’s 75-run victory over Australia in…

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Kohli hits double century against England

Mumbai: India’s Virat Kohli smashed his third double century of the year when he notched 200 runs on day four of the fourth Test against England in Mumbai on Sunday. The star batsman started the morning session on 147 and reached a double century before lunch as India tightened their grip on the match by…

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Praise for record-breaking Kohli, de Villiers

BANGALORE: Leading cricketers hailed Virat Kohli and teammate AB de Villiers after the pair smashed scintillating centuries in their Indian Premier League match to break a string of records. India’s Kohli struck a 55-ball 109 while South Africa’s de Villiers scored an unbeaten 52-ball 129 to power the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a record 144-run…

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