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Why ‘Resting’ Kohli For Zimbabwe Series Is Unwise

BENGALURU: On Sunday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the ODI squad for the series against Zimbabwe. Along with Rohit Sharma, the selectors decided to rest Virat Kohli also for the upcoming series. India are slated to play three ODIs against Zimbabwe from August 18 to 22 in their backyard. Kohli

India Vs WI: Who Will Bat At No.3 In Virat’s Absence

The second-string Indian team is set to lock horns with West Indies in their backyard as the first ODI of the three-match series begins on Friday. The visitors have rested a string of their top players, including Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, and Jasprit Bumrah, and their absence gives West Indies a chance to

Under-Fire Kohli Fails Once Again As Calls For His Axe Grow Louder

BENGALURU: Former Indian captain Virat Kohli once again failed to come good as he was dismissed for just 17 runs by the left-arm bowler Reece Topley in the 3rd ODI against England at Old Trafford on Sunday. The right-hand batsman started off confidently as he smacked three boundaries off David Willey. He began by reeling

Sachin Must Give Call To Virat And Help Him Out: Ajay Jadeja

BENGALURU: Former Indian cricketer Ajay Jadeja feels batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar must take an initiative and give a call to Virat Kohli – who is going through a lean phase – to help him sort out his issues. At present, the Indian team is on a tour to England and the right-hander has performed poorly

Kohli Left Out Of T20I Squad For WI Series; Ashwin, Rahul Recalled

BENGALURU: Senior Indian batsman Virat Kohli, who is going through a bad patch, has been left out of the T20I series against West Indies. The in-form pacer Jasprit Bumrah and leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal are also rested. KL Rahul and left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav have been inducted into the squad but their selection is subject to

Kohli In Crosshairs Of Critics: Here’s What They Have To Say

Virat Kohli’s failure in the T20I against England has sparked a debate about his place in the team. Kohli has been going through a bad patch in the format since last year’s World T20. A host of prominent cricketers are questioning his place in the team. There is also a discussion about whether he should

Edgbaston: India Hold Reins Despite Bairstow’s Dazzling Ton

BENGALURU: India fortified their position despite Jonny Bairstow’s sparkling century on Day 3 of the rescheduled fifth Test against England in Edgbaston. The visitors reached 125-3 at stumps, a lead of 257 runs, in their second innings. Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant were batting at 50 and 30 respectively. At the start of the day,

Decoding Team India’s Captaincy Conundrum

BENGALURU: After Indian Test captain Rohit Sharma contracted the COVID-19 virus ahead of the 5th Test against England, there are talks that he might not play the match. In his absence, pacer Jasprit Bumrah is touted to take over the reins. India have been grappling with a captaincy conundrum since the beginning of the year.

Kohli, Iyer Make Hay in Facile Practice Match

Indian team consolidated their position on Day 3 of their warm-up match against Leicestershire on the back of splendiferous show by their batsmen. The visitors were 364-9 at stumps with a lead of 366 runs. Interestingly, Cheteshwar Pujara – who had taken the field for Leicestershire – also batted for India to get more practice

‘They Get Out When India Need runs’: Kapil Slams Virat, Rohit, Rahul

BENGALURU: Former Indian captain Kapil Dev on Monday took a swipe at senior Indian batsmen such as Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul for their approach in the T20I format. India failed to qualify for the semi-finals in the last World T20, played in 2021, and crashed out in the group stage. The failure