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Tag Archives: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli told to follow Imran Khan

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NEW DELHI: Ex-Indian cricketer and commentator Sanjay Manjrekar has asked Virat Kohli to follow the footsteps of former Pakistan captain Imran Khan. According to details, Manjrekar said when Imran Khan was leading a strong Pakistan team, he urged his board to schedule tougher challenges for his team. Virat must do ...

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No comparison between Kohli and me: Babar Azam

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KARACHI: Babar Azam has often been compared to India skipper Virat Kohli but Pakistan’s young batsman said that there was no comparison between him and the Indian run-machine. While the Pakistan cricketer called himself a ‘beginner’, he dubbed Kohli as a ‘great batsman’. When a fan compared Babar Azam with ...

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Javed Miandad wants Pakistan to boycott India in ICC events

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LONDON: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has said Pakistan Cricket Board should boycott playing against India in ICC events. Sports Minister Vijay Goel had earlier, stated that no Pakistan sportspersons will be allowed to play in India or vice versa except for when it is at a neutral venue and ...

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Virat Kohli donates signed bat to Shahid Afridi Foundation

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NEW DELHI: In a matchless show of grace and magnanimity, Indian captain Virat Kohli donated his signed cricket bat to former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for his foundation Shahid Afridi Foundation. Afridi, who got involved in philanthropic activities at the time when his cricketing career was going to over, took ...

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Pneumonia-hit Chandimal to lead Sri Lanka recovery bid

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COLOMBO: Dinesh Chandimal is set to return from pneumonia to lead injury-hit Sri Lanka as they bid to rebound from their record thrashing against India in the second Test in Colombo, starting on Thursday. Chandimal, who was only appointed last month, sat out the first Test in Galle when Virat ...

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Ganguly says Virat Kohli yet to be tested as India captain

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NEW DELHI: Sourav Ganguly feels the Indian skipper Virat Kohli remains to be untested. India played as many as 13 Tests last year at home, and a series versus West Indies in the Caribbean, that hardly posed a threat to Kohli’s dominance. Ganguly has always maintained that real test of ...

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India sink Sri Lanka in Galle Test

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GALLE: With a blasting century of Virat Kohli, India thrashed Sri Lanka Saturday by 304 runs in the opening test, leading series by 1-0. Overall, Kohli faced 136 balls and hit five fours as well as a six. In doing so, he equaled the records of former Indian skipper Dilip ...

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Dhawan, Pujara centuries hurt Sri Lanka in first Test

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GALLE: Shikhar Dhawan smashed a career-best 190 on his Test comeback to lead a brilliant Indian batting assault on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. The left-handed opener struck 31 boundaries in a blazing 168-ball knock and Cheteshwar Pujara joined in with an unbeaten ...

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Shastri on mission to keep India at Number 1

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GALLE: New India coach Ravi Shastri will Wednesday look to prove his team remains the world’s best Test side when they take on Sri Lanka in the first of three matches. Shastri, who took over the demanding role after Anil Kumble’s acrimonious exit last month, has backed India to continue ...

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Last trip to Sri Lanka changed India’s mindset: Kohli

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MUMBAI: The odds were against India the last time they toured Sri Lanka in 2015, but Virat Kohli led the inexperienced side to a comeback win in the Test series which changed the team’s mindset, the captain said on Wednesday. “That tour for us was a landmark tour,” Kohli told ...

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