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ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli, Pat Cummins finish 2019 on top

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane were the two other Indians in the batsmen list as they retained their positions at 5th and 7th respectively.
India's captain Virat Kohli applauds as he leads his team in a victory lap.(AP)
India's captain Virat Kohli applauds as he leads his team in a victory lap.(AP)
Updated on Dec 30, 2019 02:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

India vs Bangladesh: Dominant India smash Bangladesh by innings and 46 runs, seal series 2-0

Mushfiqur Rahim was the lone fighter for Bangladesh as he dragged the match to the third day, but then, the Indian bowlers were just too rampant.
Kolkata: Indian bowler Ishant Sharma celebrates with skipper Virat Kohli )(PTI)
Kolkata: Indian bowler Ishant Sharma celebrates with skipper Virat Kohli )(PTI)
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 02:06 PM IST
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India vs South Africa: ‘Pitch wouldn’t be easy to bat on’ - Pujara defends timing of declaration

Ind vs Sa: India batted 67 overs in their second innings to declare at 323 for 4, leaving South Africa with a near-impossible chase of 395 with an hour on fourth day and full fifth day for batting.
India's Cheteshwar Pujara leaves after being dismissed by South Africa's Vernon Philander during the fourth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.(AP)
India's Cheteshwar Pujara leaves after being dismissed by South Africa's Vernon Philander during the fourth day of the first cricket test match against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.(AP)
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 07:46 PM IST
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Visakhapatnam | By PTI

India vs South Africa: Who will be Virat Kohli’s big challenge - Top 5 player battles

In their home conditions, India, the number 1 ranked side in the world, will start as overwhelming favourites, but South Africa too have the players to give the hosts a run for their money.
File image of Virat Kohli(AP)
File image of Virat Kohli(AP)
Updated on Sep 30, 2019 11:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Steve Smith or Virat Kohli - Who is a better Test batsman? Former England spinner gives a clear answer

Former England spinner Monty Panesar weighed his opinion on the same and said that the former Australia skipper is a better Test batsman than Kohli.
File image of Steve Smith and Virat Kohli.(Getty Images)
File image of Steve Smith and Virat Kohli.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 19, 2019 03:36 PM IST
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Ashes 2019: Steve Smith is ‘best player I’ve seen’, says Australia captain Tim Paine

Australia coach Justin Langer also hailed Smith, who tops the global Test batting rankings after returning from a 12-month ball-tampering ban.
File image of Steve Smith, Tim Paine(Action Images via Reuters)
File image of Steve Smith, Tim Paine(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Ashes 2019: Ricky Ponting hails ‘relentless’ bowlers as Australia retain Ashes

Smith made a commanding 211 in Australia’s 185-run victory in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, a result that left them 2-1 up with just one to play ahead of next week’s finale at The Oval.
Australia's Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Manchester | By AFP

Steve Smith topples Virat Kohli to become new number 1 Test batsman in ICC rankings

However, Kohli’s side are top of the ICC Test Championship with two wins in as many games, and the captain himself overtook MS Dhoni to be India’s most successful Test skipper.
Steve Smith overtook Virat Kohli in Test rankings(HT Collage)
Steve Smith overtook Virat Kohli in Test rankings(HT Collage)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 03:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

India vs West Indies: Rohit Sharma or Ajinkya Rahane? Sourav Ganguly provides solution for Team India ahead of Antigua Test

The only player in the world with three double hundreds in one-day internationals, Rohit bats in the middle order in the longest format but has never really flourished as a Test batsman.
File image of India cricketer Rohit Sharma(Getty Images)
File image of India cricketer Rohit Sharma(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 22, 2019 05:22 PM IST
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Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer’s spell reminds me of 2005 - Ricky Ponting

On Saturday, Steve Smith defied the England bowlers once again but he was stopped from scoring a third consecutive century in the series by debutant Archer, who regularly hit speeds north of 90mph on Day 4.
Umpire Aleem Dar warns England's bowler Jofra Archer that he has bowled two delivers above head height during play(AP)
Umpire Aleem Dar warns England's bowler Jofra Archer that he has bowled two delivers above head height during play(AP)
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 01:43 PM IST
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London | By Indo Asian News Service

Gautam Gambhir explains how Rohit Sharma can become a complete Test batsman

Gautam Gambhir wants India not to lose hope with Rohit Sharma in Test cricket
Gautam Gambhir wants India not to lose hope with Rohit Sharma in Test cricket(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Gautam Gambhir wants India not to lose hope with Rohit Sharma in Test cricket(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 04:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Sunil Gavaskar: The original Little Master

SUNIL GAVASKAR: Nicknamed ‘Sunny’, he is often counted as one of the greatest opening batsmen in the annals of world’s Test cricket history and among the best Test batsmen. He has several records to his name and was adjudged the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1980
(Illustration: Gajanan Dnyaneshwar Nirphale)
(Illustration: Gajanan Dnyaneshwar Nirphale)
Updated on Jul 10, 2019 09:42 AM IST
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‘Gautam Gambhir was insecure’, former India mental conditioning coach Paddy Upton in new book; Gambhir says not hurt at all

In his book ‘The Barefoot Coach’, Upton discussed the myth of mental toughness of elite sportsperson and how they react to situations.
File image of Gautam Gambhir(Getty Images)
File image of Gautam Gambhir(Getty Images)
Updated on May 08, 2020 02:10 AM IST
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ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli, India maintain top ranking, Jason Holder new number 1 Test all-rounder

The Indian team with 116 points remain the number 1 side in the world followed by South Africa which has 110 points.
File picture of Virat Kohli, Jason Holder(AFP)
File picture of Virat Kohli, Jason Holder(AFP)
Updated on Jan 27, 2019 04:55 PM IST
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli breaks Rahul Dravid’s long-standing record at the MCG

With the help of his latest half-century, Virat Kohli surpassed Ravid Dravid to become highest-scoring Indian Test batsman on overseas soil in a calendar year.
India's captain Virat Kohli reacts after reaching 50 runs on day two of the third test match between Australia and India at the MCG.(REUTERS)
India's captain Virat Kohli reacts after reaching 50 runs on day two of the third test match between Australia and India at the MCG.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 02:05 PM IST
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India vs Australia: Faf Du Plessis offers tips on how to handle Virat Kohli

Faf Du Plessis said that his team gave India captain Virat Kohli the “silent treatment” in an attempt to keep him quiet when the two teams squared off earlier this year.
South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis (L) and India's captain Virat Kohli toss the coin.(AFP)
South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis (L) and India's captain Virat Kohli toss the coin.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 17, 2018 04:07 PM IST
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Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali retires from one-day cricket

Azhar Ali had been dumped from Pakistan’s one-day side since a flop series in New Zealand in January, where he earned just 12 runs in three matches -- including a duck at Dunedin, that proved to be his last match.
Azhar Ali scored a duck in his last ODI for Pakistan.(Reuters)
Azhar Ali scored a duck in his last ODI for Pakistan.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 07:31 PM IST
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Virat Kohli shares his secret to success with a throwback picture

Virat Kohli recently led India to their 10th successive series win at home and that after having a stellar series in England where his tally was just shy of 600.
Indian captain Virat Kohli plays a shot during the second day's play of the second Test cricket match between India and West Indies.(AFP)
Indian captain Virat Kohli plays a shot during the second day's play of the second Test cricket match between India and West Indies.(AFP)
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 05:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

India vs West Indies: Virat Kohli in line to break another Sachin Tendulkar record in Tests

One thing that good batsmen do, apart from standing up and delivering against tough opposition, is to never let slip a chance to amass easy runs.
File image of Virat Kohli(AFP)
File image of Virat Kohli(AFP)
Updated on Oct 11, 2018 01:26 PM IST
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Steve Smith makes smashing return to cricket in Australia

Their Cricket Australia bans expire on March 28 and it looks like they will be welcomed back into the Australia set up for next year’s 50-overs World Cup and Ashes series in England.
File photo of Steve Smith(REUTERS)
File photo of Steve Smith(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 22, 2018 11:39 AM IST
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India vs England: Alastair Cook walks off to golden sunset

Alastair Cook’s final test innings came to a close when he was dismissed having scored a fairytale 147 against India at the Oval on Monday.
Alastair Cook walks off after losing his wicket during the fifth Test between India and England at the Oval.(REUTERS)
Alastair Cook walks off after losing his wicket during the fifth Test between India and England at the Oval.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 11, 2018 09:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By N Ananthanarayanan

India vs England: Batting test passed, Virat Kohli’s captaincy caliber under scanner now

Virat Kohli now floats above Steve Smith, Joe Root and Kane Williamson. One can higgle-haggle about who is the best among them, but without doubt they are the leading willow-men of this generation.
Virat Kohli celebrates after the wicket of England's Ben Stokes.(Action Images via Reuters)
Virat Kohli celebrates after the wicket of England's Ben Stokes.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Aug 09, 2018 11:07 AM IST
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India vs England: How social media has changed cricket - Joe Root explains

Joe Root said that the internet has changed the way cricket is play and he believes that the art of leaving the ball, key to success in English conditions, has changed since he began playing.
England's Joe Root and Sam Curran during nets ahead of the second Test against India at Lord’s.(Action Images via Reuters)
England's Joe Root and Sam Curran during nets ahead of the second Test against India at Lord’s.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Aug 09, 2018 11:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By N Ananthanarayanan

England not afraid of ‘imposing batsman’ Virat Kohli, says opener Jason Roy

Virat Kohli is an outstanding cricketer but the England cricket team is not afraid of him, Jason Roy said at the MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture on Tuesday.
India's team captain Virat Kohli waits to go int the nets during a training session at Lord's Cricket ground in London.(AP)
India's team captain Virat Kohli waits to go int the nets during a training session at Lord's Cricket ground in London.(AP)
Updated on Aug 07, 2018 04:43 PM IST
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Indian captain Virat Kohli takes to Twitter, names wife Anushka Sharma as ‘best friend’

Virat Kohli wishes wife Anushka Sharma on friendship day, posts picture on Twitter.
India's captain Virat Kohli reacts on the field after the game ends on the fourth day of the first Test cricket match between England and India at Edgbaston in Birmingham(AFP)
India's captain Virat Kohli reacts on the field after the game ends on the fourth day of the first Test cricket match between England and India at Edgbaston in Birmingham(AFP)
Updated on Aug 05, 2018 11:40 PM IST
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Ball-tampering scandal: Media edited video footage; had no role to play, says Peter Handscomb

The test batsman claimed that the video was edited, in which he appeared to have talked to his coach Darren Lehman through a walkie-talkie before going into the field to deliver a message to bowler Cameron Bancroft.
Australia's cricket player Peter Handscomb speaks during a news conference .(AP)
Australia's cricket player Peter Handscomb speaks during a news conference .(AP)
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 03:39 PM IST
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Roger Federer becomes ICC’s ‘no. 1 Test batsman’ after emulating Sachin Tendulkar

Roger Federer’s neat piece of forward defence at Wimbledon, resembling Sachin Tendulkar’s technique, earned the Swiss great recognition from the International Cricket Council (ICC).
Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer are termed as the best in their respective sports.(Twitter/ICC)
Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer are termed as the best in their respective sports.(Twitter/ICC)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 06:05 PM IST
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