Feature 18 Jan 2019, 09:28 IST SHARE The second ODI of a long Indian tour of Australia has just ended. India have managed to level the series in a nail-biting finish. Their most experienced player MS Dhoni is back in form and so is their veteran bowling combination of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami. Most of their players look pumped and charged, and ready for the series decider.The whole country erupts in celebration. There is a sigh of relief as India have managed to save their grace. Celebrations begin. And the predictions for the next match begin straightaway. Bloggers, YouTubers, cricket experts, social media addicts and trollers, all have their lineups ready for the next match. The series decider at Melbourne is still two and a half days away, but we just don’t care.There are various factors Indian captain Virat Kohli will look at before naming the final eleven and the twelfth man for the next game. Most of the batsmen are back in form. Australian batsmen are … [Read more...] about Australia vs India 2018-19: You pick your team, Virat Kohli will pick his
Virat kohli retirement
Top 5 / Top 10 70 // 13 Jan 2019, 17:00 IST SHARE Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest batsmen to have ever played Test Cricket. In a career spanning almost a quarter of a century, the 'Little Master' took Test cricket to statistically new heights, unmatched till today.When Tendulkar bowed out of the game in the year 2013, he retired as the leading run-getter, and the highest century maker in the longest format of the game, and in all probability, those two monumental records might never be breached.With the retirement of Tendulkar, Virat Kohli has carried the legacy forward. The batting dynamite has plundered runs at will, against every opposition, and in all conditions.Kohli is fulcrum of the current Indian batting line up, just like how Tendulkar was, to his.In this article, let us look at 3 things that Kohli has already achieved in his Test career that Tendulkar couldn’t.#3 Two hundreds in the same TestTendulkar played a staggering 200 … [Read more...] about 3 things Virat Kohli has already achieved in Tests that Sachin Tendulkar couldn’t
Feature 12 Jan 2019, 01:44 IST SHARE Indian skipper Virat Kohli has revealed that he will never pick up his bat again after he hangs up his boots. He further went on to add that he won't be seen around the scene once he is done with his international career.Virat Kohli has been a regular fixture in the Indian team irrespective of the format for more than nine years now. He has been relentlessly churning runs all across the globe with phenomenal consistency. At 30, he is already more than halfway through his career.In a video posted by cricket.com.au on their Youtube channel, Kohli, on being asked whether he would like to play the Big Bash League after his retirement, said that he does not see himself playing anywhere else after he bids adieu to the Indian jersey.Australian fans have been wanting to see the Indian cricketers in action in the BBL for quite a few years now. However, BCCI's unwavering stance about the participation of Indian cricketers in foreign T20 leagues is … [Read more...] about Virat Kohli reveals his post-retirement plans, says he won’t pick up the bat again
Top 5 / Top 10 49 // 03 Jan 2019, 18:31 IST SHARE From captaining the India Under-19s to lift the 2008 Under-19 World Cup trophy to being one of the most talismanic skippers of the senior national team, Virat Kohli has come a long way. The 30-year-old has found paramount success in all three formats of the game. It is tough to believe that the once-brash Delhi boy has achieved so much and been at the helm for so long. His stats will tell the story. 6613 runs in 77 Test matches at an average of 53.76; 10232 runs in 216 ODI matches with an average of 59.84; 2167 runs in 65 T20 Internationals with an average of 49.25. Captain fantastic just does not seem to stop. Kohli is currently ranked number 1 in both Tests and ODIs as per ICC. In addition to breaking one record after another in ODIs, the Delhi-born player is also one of India's most successful captain ever. It has been over 10 years since Chiku made his ODI debut. He made his ODI … [Read more...] about India’s ODI XI in Virat Kohli’s debut match: Where are they now?
Virat Kohli revealed his obsession with winning a series in tough conditions as India gear up to face Australia in the series finale at the Sydney Cricket Ground, which will be played on January 3. Kohli also spoke about the injury sustained by veteran Ravichandran Ashwin during the Adelaide Test. India will enter the final match of the four-match Test series against Australia as the favourites after they registered a resounding 137-run victory in the third Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. And Virat Kohli & Co. would back themselves to pull off the historic series win for the first time on the Australian soil. Kohli, who has come under severe criticism for his aggressive behaviour, on the pitch during the ongoing series, sounded adamant as he stated that the squad is ‘obsessed’ with winning and will head into the series finale with the same mindset. "I can guarantee everyone is obsessed about winning in very difficult … [Read more...] about Virat Kohli reveals his obsession and makes a huge statement about MS Dhoni