Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC T20 rankings, India still No. 1

Virat Kohli

Powered by his brilliant knocks in the ICC World T20 so far, Indian batsman Virat Kohli became the top-ranked batsman in the ICC rankings, while India remained static at the No.1 spot in the team list. Kohli, who averages 92 after scoring 184 runs in four matches at a strike-rate of over 132, had entered…

Virat Kohli opens up about relationship with Sachin Tendulkar, James Faulkner

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has opened up about his relationship with Sachin Tendulkar, James Faulkner and Mitchell Starc. He talks about how he found inspiration from watching Sachin Tendulkar play and mentions looking up to Sachin and wanting to represent India and bring laurels to her. “I started playing cricket because of Sachin.” Kohli said. “I was…

Virat Kohli ‘retweets’ post on Dhoni’s involvement in IPL spot-fixing case?

Ahead of the World Cup, all is not well in Team India. With just a few weeks left for the mega event to begin, India’s vice-captain Virat Kohli dragged himself into controversy as he favourited and retweeted a news story which raised questions on whether India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the mysterious number 2…

BCCI recommends Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Kohli for Padma awards

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended the names of Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and out-of-form Virat Kohli for Padma Bhushan and Padmashree, respectively.   The BCCI has made these recommendations to the Sports Ministry.   According to the media reports, the Indian women’s team captain Mithali Raj, has also…

ICC World T20: Clinical India cruise home by 7 wickets

India put up a thoroughly professional performance to thrash arch-rivals Pakistan by seven wickets in a one-sided opening group league encounter to launch their ICC World Twenty20 campaign in style, here on Friday. At a packed Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, the Indian spinners did a commendable job in restricting Pakistan to a modest 130 for seven after…

Punjab Crush Bangalore To Keep Playoffs Hopes Alive

Adam Gilchrist played a blinder of an innings to help Kings XI Punjab register an emphatic 7-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore and keep the playoffs race wide open. Gilchrist led from the front as he remained unbeaten on 85 off 54 balls. Gilly’s flamboyant knock was studded with 10 fours and three sixes. Rajagopal…