Thursday, 19 October 2017

Tag Archives: Virat Kohli

Afridi thanks Kohli for WONDERFUL farewell gift

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LONDON: The political situation between Pakistan and India may not be so ideal currently, but cricketers from the South Asian rival countries are not hesitating from showing respect for each other. Both Pakistan and India have not played a full series since 2007 due to ongoing political tensions between the ...

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India captain Kohli passed fit to play in IPL

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MUMBAI: India captain Virat Kohli has recovered from his shoulder injury and is fit to play in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) said. Kohli missed the franchise’s first three matches as he underwent rehabilitation after injuring his right shoulder ...

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Misbah, Kohli and Younis get Wisden honours

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LONDON: Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2017 edition of the respected Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, – ‘cricket’s bible’ – published this week. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan were named as two of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year. According ...

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Kohli missing, IPL to kick off without some big stars

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MUMBAI: Virat Kohli’s colossal presence is sure to be missed when the 10th Indian Premier League (IPL) takes off tomorrow after a build-up mired in administrative tug-of-war over funds. A clutch of Indian stars led by Kohli are out of this edition – either partially or fully, which certainly lessens ...

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Australians are no longer friends: Kohli

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DARMASHALA: Indian skipper Virat Kohli said he no longer considered Australian cricketers as friends after winning a tense Test series marked by bad blood in Dharamsala. Kohli, who remarked before the series that he was “really good friends” with some Australian players, said things had changed during the bitter contest ...

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Nathan Lyon roars for Australia in fourth India Test

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DHARAMSALA: Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took four key wickets to fashion a late comeback for Australia on an engrossing second day in the decisive fourth Test against India on Sunday. The 29-year-old made the most of a lively track at Dharamsala, which is hosting its first Test, to return a rich ...

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Will play in Dharamsala only if I pass fitness test: Kohli

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DHARMASALA: Virat Kohli has said that he will undergo a fitness test before taking a call on his participation in the fourth Test at Dharamsala against Australia, starting Saturday (March 25). Speaking to the media on Friday, Kohli said, “If I get through the fitness test, then I’ll play. (We) ...

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Amitabh hits back at Aussie media for labeling Kohli to Trump

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MUMBAI: Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan gave a strong and befitting response to the Australian media who had referred to Virat Kohli as the ‘Donald Trump of world sport’. Things were already tense and terse between the cricket teams of Australia and India after the recent back-to-back controversies that had rocked ...

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Maxwell mocks Kohli, Smith joins in too

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Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, suffered the injury while chasing a drive from Peter Handscomb off Ravindra Jadeja. Sprinting from mid-on towards the long-on boundary, Kohli dived to pull the ball back before it reached the rope, tumbled, and landed on his right shoulder as he did so. There was no end to ...

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Smith, Maxwell power Australia in 3rd India Test

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Glenn Maxwell celebrates reaching his maiden Test half-century off 95 balls RANCHI: Under-fire skipper Steve Smith cracked a gritty century as he combined with the recalled Glenn Maxwell to give Australia the opening day honours in the third Test against India in Ranchi Thursday. The visitors were 299 for four ...

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