newscricket3 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Wayne Parnell emulates latest Cristiano Ronaldo celebration after ending SKY’s carnage

Cricket has witnessed several kinds of celebrations by players after taking a wicket or crossing a milestone with the bat. Wayne Parnell added to the list of diverse celebrations giving a sigh of relief in an exact imitation of Cristiano Ronaldo’s latest celebration for Suryakumar Yadav’s wicket.
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newscricket10 months ago

‘I would do a scan of his brain and see where all that mental strength comes from,’ Virat Kohli on his ‘idol’ Cristiano Ronaldo

Virat Kohli has heaped praise on his idol Cristiano Ronaldo, who is currently representing Manchester United in Premier League. The Indian stalwart has also said he would do a scan of Ronaldo’s brain to get to know more about his mental strength if he wakes up one day as the football icon.
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newscricket1 year ago

Virat Kohli's decision to step down as RCB captain could be to avoid further criticism, feels Dale Steyn

Former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn has said that Virat Kohli might have taken the decision to step down from RCB captaincy to negate the chances of any criticism in store for him in the future. Steyn reckoned that few bad outings could have seen people questioning his RCB captaincy as well.
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featurecricket2 years ago

Steve Smith’s form is beyond just a blip — it is now a genuine concern

Cristiano Ronaldo missing a penalty. Roger Federer losing in the first week of Wimbledon. Steve Smith getting dismissed for a duck in Test cricket. There are certain events in sports which, as a viewer, you feel are implausible.
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newscricket3 years ago

You definitely want to be following what Virat Kohli is doing, insists Karun Nair

Karun Nair has stated that Virat Kohli does most things right as a cricketer and his hard work makes him an inspiration for all budding cricketers. The Karnataka batsman has also added that he is a huge Cristiano Ronaldo fan and the way he has risen to the top has been an inspiring story.
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newscricket3 years ago

Virat Kohli only cricketer in Forbes’ 2020 list of world's highest paid athletes

Indian skipper Virat Kohli, ranked at number 66 with estimated earnings of $26 million, is the only cricketer to feature in Forbes’ list of the Top 100 highest paid athletes in the world for the year 2020. Federer topping the charts sees him become the first Tennis player to hold top spot.
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newscricket3 years ago

Credit for my fitness transformation goes to Shanker Basu, attests Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has asserted that Shanker Basu was the reason behind his transformation and it was the former India and RCB trainer who pushed him to do weight lifting. Kohli has also revealed that even though he was a bit hesitant at the beginning, results started to show gradually in three weeks.
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newscricket3 years ago

VIDEO | Australia’s Jona ‘Ronaldo’ Watts comes up with outrageous kick to inflict improbable run-out

Over the years, we’ve seen cricketers showcase their football skills and even inflict run-outs through it, albeit from a close range. However, in a one-of-a-kind run out, Australia’s Jona Watts went all Ronaldo as he came up with a pin-point kick from short-cover to inflict an outrageous run-out.
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newscricket3 years ago

IND v WI | Virat Kohli is the cricketing equivalent of Cristiano Ronaldo, says Brian Lara

Legendary cricket Brian Lara reckons Indian skipper Virat Kohli is the cricketing equivalent of soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for his sheer commitment towards the game. Lara further added Kohli, who averages 50-plus in all three formats, is a player that belongs in the best teams of any era.
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newscricket3 years ago

We always look up to footballers for their fitness and discipline, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has admitted that as cricketers, they always look up to the fitness levels that footballers maintain and the discipline in their schedule that allows them to reach the highest levels. Kohli further added that he would prefer Cristiano Ronaldo over the Brazilian Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
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