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.