The top three ODI run-getters in 2013 are all Indians — Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. It’s a fascinating race between the three as they try to finish the year right on top of the pile.
They have three more ODIs to go in [...]
CHANDIGARH: During the victorious 2011 World Cup campaign, Indian team’s batting order had a settled look to it. Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag opening with Gautam Gambhir coming at one down. Then Virat Kohli batted at the crucial Number 4 position.
After Sachin’s retirement from ODIs and the subsequent [...]
DUBAI: India have retained their top position in the ICC ODI team rankings table while Virat Kohli remained the highest-ranked Indian batsman at the fourth spot in the latest list issued on Sunday.
India, who have been in the number one position since February 2013 when they beat England 3-2 at [...]
BANGALORE: Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns on Saturday said that Sachin Tendulkar should continue playing Test cricket for another year to groom Virat Kohli as a leader and other youngsters.
“Tendulkar should keep going for another year. I don’t know, but Kohli needs to get more [...]
DUBAI: India managed to retain their third spot among T20 teams while Virat Kohli has held on to his sixth spot in the ICC rankings for Twenty20 batsmen issued on Sunday.
India are placed at third with 121 rating points in the ICC T20 Championship table which is headed by Sri [...]
NEW DELHI: Indian skipper MS Dhoni is a busy man for most of the year. His fitness methods, he says, help him endure the hectic grind of the international cricket calendar. These days, he is going easy on his body, recovering from the rigours of the last season, and playing a lot [...]
NEW DELHI: Some former cricketers may have selected their best-ever Indian team recently, but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni does not favour such a practice, saying “one should respect every individual who has played for the country”.
“It’s very difficult to compare and compile all the players and teams of all era. [...]
NEW DELHI: Days after former Australian captain Ricky Ponting made headlines by calling West Indies great Brian Lara better than Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi jumped into the debate by comparing the two legends once again. In fact Afridi went [...]
NEW DELHI: Breaks are a rarity in any international cricketer’s life, especially if he comes from India. Virat Kohli has the chance to enjoy one as the next assignment on India’s calendar is in October.
The young Delhi batsman, who has just returned after a couple of months on tour, is [...]
DUBAI: Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja on Sunday became the first Indian bowler to top the bowlers’ chart in the latest ICC ODI Player Rankings after former captain Anil Kumble claimed the pole position way back in 1996.
Jadeja, who took five wickets in five matches during India’s recently-concluded ODI [...]
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