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Tag Archives: Virat Kohli

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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Smith wants defence, Warner eyes attack in India Test

SYDNEY: The country’s on-field leaders hold opposing views over the strategy required for success with the bat in India, days before Australia’s Test squad start a pre-series training camp in Dubai. While captain Steve Smith believes defence will be the key for Australia to end their woes on the subcontinent, ...

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Ben Stokes dominates as England beat India in 3rd ODI

KOLKATA: Ben Stokes said England had forgotten what winning felt like until his dominant all-around performance helped the visitors pull off a five-run consolation victory over India in the third one-day international in Kolkata. Stokes hit an unbeaten 39-ball 57 and claimed three wickets to hand England their first win ...

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Kohli, Jadhav tons help India beat England

PUNE: Skipper Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav hit blistering centuries to help India chase down 350 and stun England by three wickets in the first one-day international in Pune. Kohli (122), who was leading the limited overs side for the first time, and Jadhav (120) put on 200 runs for ...

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You will always be my captain Dhoni bhai, tweets Virat Kohli

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli, who is expected to be anointed captain of the limited overs teams after Mahendra Singh Dhoni decided to step down from the job, took to Twitter to acknowledge his former skipper for the contributions he did for the Indian cricket team. “Thanks for always being the leader ...

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Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma slam engagement rumours

MUMBAI: Indian cricket Virat Kohli and Bollywood beauty Anushka Sharma recently shot down rumours of them being engaged, with the former claiming that if that were the case, the couple ‘would not hide it’. News of the 28-year-old Kohli getting engaged to Anushka on New Year took social media by ...

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Ravichandran Ashwin bags brace of ICC annual awards

KARACHI: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was named the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricketer of the Year on Thursday for taking 48 wickets and scoring 336 runs in eight Tests during the voting period. The 30-year-old, the world’s top-ranked test bowler, became the third Indian to win the Sir Garfield Sobers ...

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