Team India has been on a winning spree since their disappointing exit at the T20 World Cup 2021. They have won their next two T20I series, both at home, under their new leader Rohit Sharma, and now stands on the verge of winning another when they take on Sri Lanka in the second T20I in Dharamsala. But besides a series win, the match offers Rohit a chance to script a magnificent T20I world record. Rohit has led India to 15 wins in 16 matches at home in the format, placing him presently tied with England's Eoin Morgan and New Zealand's Kane Williamson.
The Team India star lost his place in the side in October last year, and has since put consistent performances in the Ranji Trophy.
Less than a week before the start of the much-awaited Border-Gavaskar Test series, former Australia cricketer and presently a broadcaster, Ian Healy, has taken a massive dig at BCCI pertaining to pitches while making his prediction for the contest between India and Australia. And while veteran spinner R Ashwin had an epic reaction to Healy's remark, legendary India coach John Wright gave a mouth-shutting reply to the former cricketer.
R Ashwin feels that India do have the perfect player to step up in Pant's absence as he snubbed both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in naming the "backbone" of India's batting order.
Pakistan pacer Sohail Khan has come up with yet another bizarre take, this time on India pacer Umran Malik, saying that although the 23-year-old is a promising talent, 'bowlers like him' are very common in Pakistan's domestic cricket structure.
In a startling take, Pakistan pacer Sohail Khan, who is making news for his infamous comment on Kohli, feels there was nothing special about the straight six that Virat played off Haris Rauf in the India vs Pakistan game at last year's T20 World Cup.
England's white-ball captain picked the Team India star when he was asked on the ‘fiercest bowler’ he has faced during his career so far.
Former India fielding coach R Sridhar has narrated an incident when Cheteshwar Pujara's overcautious approach once played with the patience of Ravi Shastri so much that he was forced to send out a message for India's No. 3 in Tests.
Giving his prediction on Australia's chances in the impending four-Test series, Ian Healy, a former cricketer and presently a broadcaster, took a sly dig at India for the pitches produced in the 2016.17 series, the last time it was played in the subcontinent. Veteran India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has given an epic reaction on Healy's claim.
Former India star Mohammad Kaif spoke in detail about the Australian team ahead of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, that begins on February 9.
Shaheen Afridi, who is set to marry the daughter of former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, received a welcome present from his would-be father-in-law. During a warm-up practice outing between the two, Afridi took on Shaheen and smashed him for a six.
The former Pakistan coach who represented the side in 26 Tests spoke in detail about the need for a foreign coach in the team.
Joginder Sharma represented India in 4 ODIs and 4 T20Is. He, however, never played for India after the T20 World Cup final against Pakistan.
Former England all-rounder Ian Botham made a rather controversial remark on the advent of the Indian Premier League.
Pakistan's former captain Ramiz Raja made a big claim on Indian bowling attack after the side's emphatic 2-1 T20I series victory against New Zealand.
There was an incident during an India-Pakistan match in the 2015 ODI World Cup at the Adelaide Oval in Australia when Dhoni had to step in. It was between then-India vice-captain Virat Kohli and Pakistan pacer Sohail Khan. In the latter's words, it was Kohli, who started the war of words.