newscricket12 hours ago

IND vs WI | Virat Kohli-Kesrick Williams the kind of rivalry you want to see in cricket, opines Brian Lara

Brian Lara has expressed his joy over the ongoing Virat Kohli-Kesrick Williams rivalry which, he feels, is the sort of battle cricket needs. With Windies leveling the series in the 2nd T20I, the decider at the Wankhede Stadium promises to be a humdinger and Lara is hopeful of seeing more banter.
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newscricket13 hours ago

IND vs WI | I'm capable of clearing any ground, asserts Shivam Dube

Shivam Dube, who showcased his prowess with the bat on Sunday with a masterful 30-ball 54, has revealed that power-hitting is his strength and has stated that he is capable of clearing any ground in the world. Dube further thanked Rohit Sharma for helping him get through a tough initial patch.
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newscricketa day ago

IND vs WI | Stagnant death overs with bat and sloppy fielding cost India the game, laments Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has identified his team's sloppiness in the field and their lack of acceleration towards the end with the bat as the two major reasons for the defeat on Sunday. After losing the toss and batting first, India managed to post a total of 170, but were downed with ease by the Windies.
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featurecricketa day ago

IND vs WI | 2nd T20I Evaluation Chart - Masterful Windies hand Virat Kohli & co. T20 lesson

It was not-so-green for team India at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, as the hosts were handed an eight-wicket drubbing by the visitors. India's kryptonite Lendl Simmons haunted them yet again as he struck a sublime 67* to help the Windies level the series.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to furious Virat Kohli lambasting crowd for cheering as Rishabh Pant drops Evin Lewis

In other parts of the world, it might be “Dhoni, Dhoni”, but here in Kerala, it’s all Sanju Samson. The Trivandrum crowd decided to show their displeasure at Samson’s benching by cheering a Rishabh Pant drop catch which clearly agitated Kohli, as he lashed out at the crowd for doing the same.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to Kesrick “notebook” Williams hilariously trolling himself after claiming Virat Kohli’s prized scalp

One of the biggest talking points from the first T20I resurfaced in Trivandrum as Kesrick Williams once again locked horns with Virat Kohli. But unlike the first T20I, it was the West Indian who came out on top and once he did so, mercilessly trolled himself by ‘stopping’ himself from celebrating.
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newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts to Shivam Dube taking revenge on Kieron Pollard by smacking hat-trick of sixes

Well, it looks like not just Virat Kohli, but the whole Indian team is, in fact, in a mood to troll the Windies. After Kieron Pollard tried to obstruct Shivam Dube from taking a second run, the Indian gave the Windies skipper the perfect reply, smacking him for three consecutive sixes.
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newscricket2 days ago

Virat Kohli got inspired after seeing Dipika Pallikal train, reveals Shanker Basu

Former Indian team S&C coach Shanker Basu has revealed that it was a training session by Dipika Pallikal that inspired Virat Kohli to take up a strong fitness regime. The current RCB trainer has also added that once Kohli is convinced about a certain thing, he would do everything to succeed.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs WI | Virat Kohli continues to show that he’s a world class batsman, states Kieron Pollard

Windies captain Kieron Pollard hailed Virat Kohli high in his statements post the 1st T20I, saying that the Indian captain continues to display why he is considered world-class. The series opener, in Hyderabad, was comfortably won by India by a margin of six wickets with 8 balls remaining.
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newscricket3 days ago

Strained relation with coach Shastri all speculations, confirms Sourav Ganguly

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has said that there are no strained relations between him and team India head coach Ravi Shastri. The duo had a banter back in 2016 when Shastri had applied for the head coach position but Ganguly who was in the Cricket ADvisory Committee (CAC) appointed Anil Kumble.
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