newscricket3 days ago

Michael Vaughan justifies dropping Kohli from his combined CT squad

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan picked his Champions Trophy team of the tournament immediately after the event concluded, with Kohli being the most notable absentee in the team. Vaughan justified his omission saying that he didn’t play well enough to make it to his team.
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newscricket6 days ago

Rashid Latif looks to end fight with Virender Sehwag over YouTube video

Ex-Pakistan player Rashid Latif has attempted to end his tiff with Virender Sehwag through a YouTube video after the duo were caught in a war of words all through the Champions Trophy. The wicketkeeper congratulated Pakistan on their victory but also had kind words for India over their performance.
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newscricket6 days ago

Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah rise in ODI Player Rankings

Indian opener Rohit Sharma has gained three slots to reach 10th position in the rankings for batsmen, while speedster Jasprit Bumrah rose 19 places to the 24th spot among the bowlers. Sharma was the second highest run-scorer in the Champions Trophy with 304 runs whilst guiding India to the final.
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newscricket10 days ago

Virat Kohli supports BCCI's decision to rest Rohit Sharma for West Indies tour

Rohit Sharma is rested for the upcoming tour of India to the Caribbean and skipper Virat Kohli threw his weight behind BCCI's decision suggesting that the opener needs to maintain his fitness after his massive hip surgery. India will play five ODIs and One T20 against West Indies in the series.
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newscricket10 days ago

Virat Kohli becomes the fastest to reach the 8000-run milestone in ODIs

Indian skipper Virat Kohli reached a personal milestone of 8000 runs in the semi-final against Bangladesh and overtook AB de Villiers to become the fastest player to reach the mark with 175 innings. India won the match against Bangladesh by a convincing margin of 9-wickets to advance to the final.
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newscricket10 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Kohli attributes the semi-final win to Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah's bowling

Indian skipper Virat Kohli attributed the semi-final victory over Bangladesh to the outstanding bowling performances by pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah who staged a stalwart comeback after an expensive initial period. Kohli also complemented the Indian openers for their fiery start.
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featurecricket10 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | How and where India won against Bangladesh

India showed their big-match temperament and secured a 9-wicket victory over Bangladesh thanks to the brilliant innings by Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma. But more than that, it was Bangladesh’s lack of planning against the Indian batsmen that proved to be their undoing in the end.
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reportcricket10 days ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | India thrash Bangladesh to set up historic final against Pakistan

A fiery Indian side eliminated Bangladesh, today, beating them by 9 wickets courtesy of blazing knocks by Virat Kohli (96*) and Rohit Sharma (123*) to set up an epic final against Pakistan. Earlier, the Indian bowlers had restricted Bangladesh to a modest score of 264/7 on a batting-friendly pitch.
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newscricket10 days ago

Twitter reacts as India thrash Bangladesh in Champions Trophy semi-final

Twitter went wild after India reached yet another Champions Trophy final after beating Bangladesh with ease. Tamim and Rahim steadied the ship after Bangladesh lost 2 early wickets to reach 265 but Rohit, Dhawan, and Kohli made a mockery of the total by winning the game easily by 9 wickets.
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newscricket11 days ago

Indian team for West Indies’ tour announced

The BCCI have announced the Indian squad for the upcoming tour of the West Indies. India are set to take on the West Indies in 5 ODI's and 1 T20 starting from June 23rd. More importantly, the BCCI also said that the administrative staff of the Indian Cricket Team will be the same for this tour.
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