News 196 // 22 Aug 2018, 17:30 IST SHARE After a huge win over England in the third Test match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, the members of the Indian cricket team have donated their entire match fees to the Kerala flood relief.This news comes after the Indian skipper dedicated the win to the victims of Kerala floods in the post-match presentation. "We, as a team, want to dedicate this win to the flood victims in Kerala. This is our bit we can do as the Indian cricket team. A tough time there," Kohli said with a huge round of applause from the crowd. Kohli also dedicated his performance and his Man of the Match award to his wife Anushka Sharma for motivating him. "I haven't thought about the 2014 failures, but I'd like to dedicate this to my wife who is here and keeps motivating me. She's copped a lot in the past but she deserves the credit for this one," he said about his recent performances in England.After losing the first Test narrowly and … [Read more...] about Great gesture by the Indian cricket team
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News 18 // 15 Aug 2018, 19:44 IST SHARE London, Aug 15 (PTI) Skipper Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri led the way as the Indian cricket team hoisted the tricolour on the occasion of the country's 72nd Independence Day in the British capital.The players gathered outside their hotel to hoist the flag before leaving for Nottingham later in the day."On behalf of the Indian cricket team all the way from UK, here's wishing everyone a happy Independence Day. Jai Hind," Kohli said on the occasion.Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah all shared pictures of themselves celebrating the Independence Day in the city."It's a great feeling to be an Indian. May the tricolour always fly high. Happy Independence Day Jai hind," wrote Kuldeep on Twitter.Bumrah said, "Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better. Wishing you all a very #HappyIndependenceDay."The BCCI also uploaded a video of the team's celebrations.The team is preparing to play the third … [Read more...] about In UK, Indian cricket team hoists tricolour on Independence Day
Feature 64 // 15 Aug 2018, 00:38 IST SHARE The touring Indian cricket team seems to be suffering from a phobia of what is called ‘acclimatisation’ prior to a Test series overseas.Getting to know a foreign environment before undertaking a project therein has been the ‘mantra’ for all seekers of new conquests. It applies to any new venture whether it is in sports, business or in seeking new frontiers. Even the biggest monopolies in the world do a preliminary survey before venturing into a new geographical area. Cricketers of yesteryears, like Sunil Gavaskar, who have been on many a campaign in their time, have been crying themselves hoarse over the lack of match practice prior to a test match series overseas.What hinders India from playing more practice matchesBut the high and mighty Indian cricket team does not seem to think it matter all that much. Why they indeed think so is beyond the comprehension of common people. Is … [Read more...] about Why does the Indian cricket team shun pre-test practice matches?
The Indian cricket team are in for a gruelling schedule for the next five-year Futures & Programme Cycle (2018-2023) which will see them play a total of 203 international games. Virat Kohli & Co. will play 51 Test matches, 83 ODIs, and 69 T20Is over the span of five years as per the ICC report. Team India, one of the most successful teams across all three formats of the game at the moment, are gearing up for a tough test ahead of them in the United Kingdom where they will play the likes of Ireland and England over the next three months. That tour will be followed by another foreign trip to Australia. Now, as per the ICC announcement for the next five-year Futures & Programme Cycle (2018-2023), India will play a total of 203 international matches. This will be the maximum number of matches across all three formats once again as compared to all the other cricketing nations. In the time period from 2018-2023, India was expected to play 51 Test matches, 83 ODIs, and a … [Read more...] about Indian cricket team set to play 203 international games in the next FTP cycle
The Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team were in Singapore for a 3-Day tournament, which they won 2-1. News 03 Jun 2018, 21:56 IST SINGAPORE/MUMBAI - May 30th, 2018: The Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team were in Singapore for a 3-Day tournament from 25th May to 27th May, 2018 and participated in the prestigious Allan Border Cup for the Physically Challenged 2018, hosted by Allan Border’s son Dean Border.The Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team showed great strength & grit by playing against the Singapore Cricket Club, whose players were all abled men. The Indian Team won the tournament with a score of 2-1.First Day, Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team won the toss & elected to field. Singapore Cricket Club went to bat first making a score of 153 in 20 overs, Team India won Day 1 by 8 wickets with a final score of 156 in 19.1 overs.Second Day, Singapore Cricket Club won the toss & elected to bat first, making a score of 179 runs in … [Read more...] about The Physically Disabled Indian Cricket Team tour of Singapore sees success