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Snake stops play; Floodlight goes off in Guwahati

'First snake stopped play, then floodlight. Really poor': Twitter tears into BCCI over unusual interruptions in 2nd T20I

Team India's second T20I against South Africa came to an abrupt halt when one of the floodlight towers went off at the Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati. The incident took place during the third over of South Africa's run-chase, as the Proteas were reeling at 5/2 in 2.1 overs. Earlier in the Indian innings, the play had to be stopped after a snake slithered out on the field and groundsmen had to rush to catch it away in a bucket.

India's Shubman Gill celebrates his fifty

Shubman Gill creates history; smashes Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina's records with explosive T20I century vs New Zealand

Shubman Gill, who not too long ago scored a scintillating double century against New Zealand, carried his destructive form in the T20Is and scored his maiden century in the format against the BlackCaps in the series decider at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. Gill, who took 54 balls to race to his century became only the fifth Indian to hit hundreds across all formats of the game, joining Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and KL Rahul.

India's Virat Kohli plays a shot during the third and final one-day international (ODI) cricket match between India and New Zealand at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore on January 24, 2023. (Photo by Punit PARANJPE / AFP) / ----IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE-----

Virat Kohli's 'your heart knows the way' Instagram update leaves fans scratching their heads

Virat Kohli shared famous poet Rumi's quote on his Instagram story. "Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction," wrote Kohli, mentioning Rumi.

Shaheen Afridi is attended by physio after falling while catching out Harry Brook during the T20 World Cup final

‘This is enough, I want to give up’: Shaheen Afridi makes stunning revelations about almost quitting cricket

Ahead of his much anticipated return to competitive cricket, Shaheen Afridi opened up about the period when he was tussling hard to regain fitness.

New Zealand bowler Tim Southee reacts as India's Shikhar Dhawan and Shubhman Gill cross for a run during the 2nd ODI match between India and New Zealand, at Seddon Park, in Hamilton on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

'We talk about Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma but he silently did his job': Ashwin heaps praise on 'stalwart' Shikhar Dhawan

Dhawan's teammate and India all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin, therefore, heaped praise on Dhawan and said the veteran cricketer, who always bats with a big smile on his face, has been providing the goods for a long time in Kohli and Rohit's shadows.

Ex-AUS spinner reveals why 'bullish' Australia will beat India in Border-Gavaskar Trophy

‘That is going to be the case’: Ex-AUS spinner reveals why 'bullish' Australia will beat India in Border-Gavaskar Trophy

Australia are comfortably placed at the top of the rankings in the longer format, but the series will be a big challenge for Pat Cummins, who will be hoping to end Australia's drought on Indian soil. The Kangaroos are yet to clinch a Test series in India since 2004-05.

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja calls 20-year-old IPL star 'future of India' in priceless message; shares selfie with youngster

Ravindra Jadeja called the youngster ‘future of India’ in a heartwarming post on Instagram.

Rishabh Pant drive his fielding coach crazy

'Rishabh Pant drove me nuts. I stopped giving him suggestions and inputs': Ex-India coach makes staggering claim

A former India coach recalled his initial days with Rishabh Pant, revealing how the wicketkeeper's stubbornness would make him 'angry and frustrated'.

Shubman Gill

'If he plays another match and fails...': Pakistan great fires huge warning for Shubman Gill after failures in NZ T20Is

Shubman Gill scored 7 and 11 in the first two T20Is of the series against New Zealand.

Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Amir

Shoaib Akhtar's 'you didn't do Pakistan a favour' clip resurfaces amid calls for Mohammad Amir's international return

Mohammad Amir is currently engaged with the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), where he represents Sylhet Strikers and is also the leading wicket-taker at the moment. He has so far scalped 13 wickets in 10 matches at an economy of 5.95.

Hanuma Vihari

Watch: Hanuma Vihari dares wrist fracture to bat left-handed for Andhra Pradesh after 9th wicket; Fans salute India star

Hanuma Vihari stunned the fans and commentators alike on Wednesday when he came out to bat despite a wrist fracture in the Ranji Trophy quarterfinal.

Naseem Shah (L) and Azam Khan

Watch: 'How is body shaming funny?' - Twitter blasts Naseem Shah for 'mocking' Azam Khan after heated moment in BPL

Naseem Shah mock-imitated Azam Khan as the latter entered the ground during a Bangladesh Premier League game on Tuesday.

India's predicted XI vs New Zealand 3rd T20I: Shaw likely to come in for Gill

India's predicted XI vs New Zealand 3rd T20I: Prithvi Shaw likely to make comeback; 29-year-old star in line for debut

India's predicted XI vs New Zealand 3rd T20I: Prithvi Shaw likely to make comeback; 29-year-old star in line for debut

Virat Kohli at the ashram (L); Kohli during a press conference in 2016

Watch: Virat Kohli's 'do I look the pooja-paath types?' comment resurfaces after India star's visit to Rishikesh ashram

Virat Kohli's seven-year-old comment about ‘prayers and worship' has resurfaced as many fans recall the remark from the former India captain after his visit to a Rishikesh ashram on Tuesday.

Wasim Jaffer has suggested a noteworthy change in the Indian playing XI for the 3rd T20I

'He struggles in T20s': Jaffer drops Team India star with blazing four-word verdict for series-decider against NZ

Former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer has suggested a noteworthy change in the playing XI of the hosts for the upcoming 3rd T20I between Hardik Pandya-led Team India and New Zealand on Wednesday.

Virat Kohli; Soumya Tiwari

'Is this real?': India U19 Women's T20 WC winner Soumya Tiwari's absolutely priceless response to Virat Kohli's tweet

Virat Kohli had taken to his official Twitter account to congratulate the Indian U19 Women's team on winning the T20 World Cup.

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