Thursday, 19 July 2018

Tag Archives: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli calls Shoaib Akhtar a terrifying bowler

  MUMBAI: Indian skipper, Virat Kohli has called Shoaib Akhtar a terrifying bowler for batsmen to face. During an interview with Breakfast with Champions, Kohli said after Akhtar the next bowler he was terrified of facing was Pakistan’s 7-foot left-arm paceman Mohammad Irfan. Kohli also spoke about his relationship with Indian ...

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ICC gives clean chit to Virat Kohli for using walkie talkie

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday gave a clean chit to India skipper Virat Kohli who was seen using a walkie talkie during the first T20 International against New Zealand in New Delhi. Kohli was sitting at the dug-out and TV footage showed him talking on the walkie ...

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Kohli overtakes Messi in Forbes list of most valuable athletes

LONDON: India captain Virat Kohli has shot past Barcelona star Lionel Messi in Forbes’ list of the world’s most valuable athletes. According to Forbes, the 28-year-old cricketer is ranked seventh in the list with a brand value of $14.5 million, which puts him ahead of Messi who is at ninth ...

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Virat Kohli to marry Bollywood star Anushka Sharma in December

MUMBAI: Team India captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma are all set to tie the knot in December this year. According to a report in The New Indian Express, the 28-year-old has already informed his non-availabilty for a Test match against Sri Lanka in December, stating due to ...

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Cricket ODI rankings: Hasan Ali jumps to number one bowler

DUBAI: Pakistan right-arm pacer Hasan Ali on Friday jumped six places to become the number one bowler in International Cricket Council’s ODI rankings. The 23-year-old, the highest wicket-taker in the 2017 Champions Trophy, has 743 points as compared to South African spinner Imran Tahir, who has 726. He recently starred ...

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Ravi Shastri earns more salary than Kohli

NEW DELHI: Team India head coach Ravi Shastri is the world’s highest-earning cricket coach in the world. According to a report by Cricinfo, Shastri’ draws a salary of 1.17 million dollars per year from the BCCI which is even more than skipper Virat Kohli. But most importantly it does not ...

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Shastri & Gavaskar Inspired Pakistan to Win Champions Trophy

LONDON: In the words of Pakistan cricket team manager Talat Ali, it was Indian cricket legends like Ravi Shastri and Sunil Gavaskar, who played a massive role in their maiden Champions Trophy win earlier this year. The ‘Men in Blue’ were hot favourites to clinch the title at the Oval ...

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Black Caps coach wary of India

WELLINGTON: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said Thursday his players need to hit the ground running in India if they want to challenge the world’s top-ranked one-day international team on their home turf. New Zealand, rated fifth in the world, play the first of three one-dayers against India in Mumbai ...

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Virat shares video with Dhoni’s daughter on Twitter

MUMBAI: Indian cricket team’s recent T20 at Ranchi against Australia meant captain Virat Kohli visiting MS Dhoni’s home and catching up with his daughter Ziva – a meeting which the captain described as a ‘blessing’. Kohli went to Dhoni’s place after India completed yet another comfortable victory over Australia, going ...

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India set to continue dominance vs Australia in T20 series

MUMBAI: The glory ride that Indian cricket team has been on since Virat Kohli took over as captain is showing no signs of slowing down, especially with the Men in Blue getting an extended run at home. The three-match T20I series against Australia, starting on Saturday, is expected to present ...

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