Feature 44 // 01 Nov 2018, 12:42 IST SHARE Though both players and fans put team performance over an individual’s, there is no getting away from the fact that individual brilliance adds to the lure of a game. And if a team consists of world-class performers like the Indian cricket team is blessed to have now, such individuals garner a lot of excitement, in terms of their own outstanding performances as well in comparison with others.In the current Indian ODI batting line up, the two best performers are certainly Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, with Shikhar Dhawan a close third. Both Kohli and Rohit have lit up the ongoing ODI series against the West Indies with some scintillating batting, studded with breathtaking shots.In the four matches played so far, Kohli has scored 420 runs, which includes three consecutive centuries, the first such achievement by an Indian batsman. He has done that at an astounding average of 140. On the other hand, Rohit … [Read more...] about Can Rohit Sharma outperform Virat Kohli in the 5th ODI to win the Man of the Series Award?
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News 84 // 11 Sep 2018, 20:28 IST SHARE Virat Kohli has proven himself to be one of the greatest batsmen of all-time with all his hard work and grit that he has shown towards the game. He has made fans all around the world with his not only his batting and captaincy but with his aggressiveness on the field as well.Some time back, such scenes were seen in the team's dressing room as well but during the ongoing Test series against England, rumours of disputes between the captain and other teammates started coming from the team's camp. Bold statements like 'team members are not happy with the skipper Virat Kohli' came into the media.Though this was discarded by the Indian players, today something unusual happened as Indian ODI team's vice-captain Rohit Sharma unfollowed Virat Kohli on Twitter and Instagram.The Mumbaikar was not selected in this series even after scoring two centuries in the recently concluded limited-overs series against England. Rohit … [Read more...] about Fans tensed as Rohit Sharma unfollows Virat Kohli on Twitter and Instagram
Rohit Sharma, who finished T20I series by scoring a century in the decider, has revealed that KL Rahul’s batting position would be determined by where Virat Kohli wants to bat. He appreciated the performances put in by the youngsters stating that it was heartening to see their match-winning efforts. Virat Kohli has a phenomenal record batting at No 3 but KL Rahul has impressed one and all with his performance in the T20 Internationals coming in Kohli's usual one down role. The skipper dropped himself to No 4 for the T20s against Ireland and England, but there has been no clarity on whether the Indian team would follow the same strategy in the 50 over format as well. However, Rohit Sharma has stated that Rahul’s batting position against England in the three-match ODI series would primarily depend on where skipper Virat Kohli wants to bat. "Speaking of Rahul batting at 3 or 4, I don't know where he'll bat in ODIs. Certainly, he has been in great form. We have got … [Read more...] about Rohit Sharma insists Virat Kohli’s batting position will determine KL Rahul’s spot
Shreyas Iyer, who was included in the India limited-overs squad for the tours of England and Ireland, has revealed that he looks up to the likes of veteran players like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. Iyer has been named to lead the India ‘A’ team against England Lions and Windies ‘A’ in June. 23-year-old Shreyas Iyer has been a consistent performer with the bat ever since his IPL debut in 2015, where he garnered 439 runs in 14 matches, to bag the emerging player of the tournament award. Since then, the middle-order batsman has made his debut for the Indian national team as well and is looking very much the future of the Men in Blue. Iyer was included in the 16-man squad to travel to the United Kingdom to face England and Ireland later this year in July. His inclusion came after his performances this year with the national team and his exploits in the ongoing IPL as well. Iyer traveled to South Africa earlier this year and was part of a historic series win … [Read more...] about You get to learn a lot sharing the dressing room with Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, says Shreyas Iyer
Even though Royal Challengers won the game against Mumbai Indians at home, the talk of the town was Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma not walking away even after nicking the ball. The fans were evidently not happy with the actions of their idols and quite expectantly took it out Twitter. Brief scores :Royal Challengers Bangalore 167/7 (Manan Vohra 45, Brendon McCullum 37; Hardik Pandya 3/28, Jasprit Bumrah 1/22) beats Mumbai Indians 153-7 (Hardik Pandya 50, Krunal Pandya 23; Tim Southee 2/25, Mohammed Siraj 2/28) by 14 runs. What a start to the match! Over mid on for 4 — Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) May 1, 2018 When you have a small ground... And that's the 100th six at Bengaluru this [email protected]#RCB #ReinventYourGame and get some more of those biggies tonight!#RCBvMI — Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) May 1, 2018 But it wasn't the same for De Kock! Parthiv in next game then? he can provide better starts than de Kock.#RCBvMI — Nikhil Mane … [Read more...] about Twitter reacts as Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli refuse to walk off after nicking the ball