Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Tag Archives: Virat Kohli

Matthew Renshaw laughs off Kohli’s sledges

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BANGALORE: Young opener amused by Indian skipper’s attempts to rattle him on day two of second Test in Bengaluru. Virat Kohli will need to work on his sledging if he is to unsettle Australia opener Matthew Renshaw after the India skipper’s taunts left the youngster in stitches. Renshaw had a ...

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Lyon takes 8 as India bundled out for 189 on first day

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BANGALORE: Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed eight wickets, including Virat Kohli´s prized scalp, to leave India reeling on the opening day of the second Test in Bangalore today. The hosts were 168 for five at tea with opener Lokesh Rahul fighting on with an unbeaten half-century at Bangalore´s M Chinnaswamy Stadium. ...

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‘Hurt’ India will not repeat Pune mistakes, vows Kohli

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BANGALORE: India have learnt their lessons from the debacle in Pune and will not repeat the mistakes in the second test against Australia, captain Virat Kohli said on Friday. Kohli’s men entered the series with a 19-test unbeaten streak but were thumped by 333 runs inside three days on a ...

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Australia find right formula to exploit Indian weaknesses

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PUNE: Australia’s utter dominance in Pune provided clear evidence that the touring side arrived in India armed with the tactics and personnel to beat the hosts at their own game in what promises to be a compelling four-Test series. Few would have predicted the events that unfolded in the opener, ...

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Virat Kohli issues Starc warning to Indian batsmen

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DEW DELHI: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has raised his game to the next level and India’s batsmen need to be wary of his ability to trouble them with reverse swing, home captain Virat Kohli said on the eve of the first test beginning on Thursday. The 27-year-old left-arm paceman was ...

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Sledging? Go for it, says Australia’s Smith

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MUMBAI: Australian captain Steve Smith raised the temperature Tuesday ahead of the first Test against India, calling on his players to “go for it” with the verbal volleys and on-field aggression. India-Australia series are notoriously feisty affairs — the 2008 contest Down Under was almost called off following the infamous ...

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Virat Kohli sparkles as India make Bangladesh suffer

HYDERABAD: Murali Vijay backed his red-hot skipper Virat Kohli to pile on the agony for Bangladesh after centuries from both players gave their visitors a harsh introduction to Test cricket in India. India were 356 for three at stumps on the first day of the one-off Test in Hyderabad’s Uppal ...

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We are yet to work out how to stop Kohli, says Lehmann

SYDNEY: Australia have yet to work out a plan to foil India captain Virat Kohli beyond bowling well and hoping for some “luck” against the in-form batsman, coach Darren Lehmann has said. Kohli was man-of-the-series against England, plundering 655 runs off their bowlers at an average of 109.16 to comfortably ...

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Chahal sinks England as India clinch series 2-1

BANGALORE:  India skipper Virat Kohli Wednesday said he has faith in Yuzvendra Chahal’s abilities after the leg spinner claimed six wickets to set up his country’s 75-run series-clinching victory in the third Twenty20 international in Bangalore. Chahal recorded his T20 best of 6-25 to help skittle out England for 127 ...

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Ali, Morgan star in big England win

KANPUR: Skipper Eoin Morgan Thursday hailed England’s “outstanding” bowling performance after Moeen Ali’s superb spell set up a comprehensive seven-wicket win over India in the first Twenty20 international in Kanpur. Chasing a modest 148 for victory, England rode on the third-wicket 83-run stand between Morgan (51) and Joe Root (46 ...

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