newscricket2 days ago

Twitter reacts to Rohit Sharma's hilarious dismissal against Sri Lanka

Even though India secured a comfortable 9-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the first ODI, Rohit Sharma's return to the ODI team was not a happy one as he was run out after his bat got stuck in the ground. And Twitterati had no intention to let one of their favorite stars get away with the gaffe.
SportsCafe Desk
reportcricket2 days ago

Sri Lanka vs India | Shikhar Dhawan ton sinks hapless hosts in Dambulla

Riding on a swashbuckling 132* from Shikhar Dhawan and an equally aggressive 82* from Virat Kohli India crushed Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in the first ODI at Dambulla. Earlier, another batting collapse from Sri Lanka after a good start meant that they were dismissed for a paltry total of 216.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket2 days ago

WATCH |  Bad luck and carelessness cost Rohit Sharma his wicket

After being dropped from India's tour of West Indies, Rohit Sharma made his return to the ODI team in the first ODI against Sri Lanka. However, it didn't prove to be a happy one from him as a combination of misfortune and carelessness resulted in Sharma taking the long walk back at just 4 runs.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 days ago

MS Dhoni : Rohit Sharma is one of the best openers in limited-overs cricket

MS Dhoni has opened up about giving captaincy responsibilities to Rohit Sharma during his tenure as Indian captain and called him as one of the best openers in limited-overs cricket. The former Indian skipper has also stressed the importance of video analysis to analyse techniques of the batsmen.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket6 days ago

Newly appointed vice-captain Rohit Sharma reveals his plans to face Lasith Malinga

Rohit Sharma, India’s newly appointed vice-captain, has revealed that he’ll have to use sweep shots against face Lasith Malinga ahead of India’s ODI series with the Lankan Lions. The 30-year-old opener has returned to the Indian side ahead of the 5-match ODI series which starts on Sunday.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket9 days ago

Yuvraj Singh excluded from the team due to fitness issues, says Saba Karim

Former Indian cricketer Saba Karim believes that Yuvraj Singh's exclusion from the Indian squad is due to fitness issues and not his form which is the general consensus. Meanwhile, chief national selector MSK Prasad stated that Yuvraj is still capable of making a comeback to the team.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket12 days ago

India vs Sri Lanka | Predicted 15 man squad for India's ODI series against Sri Lanka

The selection committee is scheduled to meet on Sunday to decide on the team for the five-match ODI series and one-off T20I against Sri Lanka commencing from August 20th. Reports have suggested that the likes of Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Aswin, and Mohammed Shami will be rested for the series.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket13 days ago

Reports : Virat Kohli may be rested for limited over series against Sri Lanka

It is being reported that Indian skipper Virat Kohli is likely to be rested for the five ODIs and one T20 that the men in blue will play against Sri Lanka later this month. In Kohli's absence, Rohit Sharma will lead the Indian side after he successfully captained Mumbai Indians in the IPL this year.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket19 days ago

Rohit Sharma flies home for fitness test

The BCCI medical team has confirmed that Indian batsman Rohit Sharma will undergo a medical check up, as a follow up after his recent surgery. Sharma is a part of the Indian side that is currently touring Sri Lanka, but he hasn't featured in the first two Test matches of the series.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket23 days ago

Mohammad Amir : Maybe Rohit Sharma’s opinion about me has changed now

A year after Rohit Sharma branded Mohammad Amir as an ‘overhyped’ bowler, the Pakistan pacer has responded to the jibe saying he hopes to have changed Sharma’s opinion about him. Both Sharma and Amir have developed quite a rivalry in the recent past, with Sharma falling to Amir quite often.
SportsCafe Desk