ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli maintains top slot, Rahane moves up

Dubai, January 24: Indian captain Virat Kohli on Friday (January 24) remained static at the top of the ICC Test player ranking for batsmen with his deputy Ajinkya Rahane moving up a place to eighth. Kohli has 928 points, 17 more than second-placed Australian run-machine Steve Smith. At sixth place with 791 points, Cheteshwar Pujara…

Less workload with less game-time worrying, says Umesh Yadav

NEW DELHI: At a time when international bowlers are worried about their workload, India’s Umesh Yadav lamented the lack of it, saying he is “playing lesser and lesser” in top-flight. In fact, one of India’s fastest bowlers is now eyeing a lengthy stint in county cricket in order to have more miles in his legs….

IND vs AUS, 2nd ODI: Adam Zampa dismisses Virat Kohli for 7th time in international cricket

Virat Kohli seemed to be a man on a mission on Friday. Returning to his preferred No.3 position for the second ODI match against Australia at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot, Kohli marshalled his way to his 56th ODI half-century before his crafty innings was ceased by the same man, once again. Adam Zampa got the better of the Indian skipper for the record fifth time in the format, but the credit goes to the stunning relay catch in the deep by Ashton Agar and Mitchell Starc.

Kohli named ICC’s ODI, Test captain of the year

India skipper and batting mainstay Virat Kohli was on Wednesday named captain of the International Cricket Council’s ODI and Test teams of the year, capping off a memorable season for the world No.1.

Brian Lara backs Virat Kohli-led India to win all ICC tournaments

Batting great Brian Lara believes that the Virat Kohli-led Indian side is well capable of winning all ICC tournaments they play. The former Windies skipper also felt that Kohli, David Warner and Rohit Sharma are some of the batsmen who can break the record of his highest Test score of 400.

Ex-Pakistan Captain Shoaib Malik Taunts India On Christmas

India have suspended all the bilateral ties with Pakistan but it has not at all affected the rivalry between the two countries and Shoaib Malik’s latest post on Twitter pretty much proves that. The arch-rivals have not played a full bilateral Test series since 2007 when Pakistan visited India for three Tests and five One-Day Internationals.

3rd ODI: India Beat Windies by 4 Wickets, Clinch Series 2-1

India’s opener Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul once again gave the hosts a perfect start and skipper Virat Kohli complied a well-made 85 to beat West Indies by four wickets in the third ODI to clinch the series 2-1 at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack.