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India consolidate second position in WTC standing with five-wicket win against England

India consolidate second position in WTC standing with five-wicket win against England

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Published on Feb 26, 2024 02:49 PM IST

New Zealand send WTC points table for a toss; Australia, India under pressure

New Zealand currently sit at No.1 in the WTC points table with a 66.66 percent points percentage followed by Australia and India.

New Zealand players leave the field following their victory on day four of the first cricket Test vs South Africa at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui(AFP)
Published on Feb 08, 2024 11:04 AM IST

India lose No.1 Test ranking despite historic win but jump to top in WTC table

India's fortunes went in opposite directions in the ICC Test rankings and the WTC points table after their historic victory against South Africa in Cape Town.

India's Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and others celebrate(Jay Shah-X)
Updated on Jan 06, 2024 07:52 AM IST

Don't stay home: Gavaskar's earnest request to Rohit for 'next big India series'

Sunil Gavaskar has made a heartfelt plea to Team India and its captain Rohit Sharma for the Test series against Australia at the end of this year.

Sunil Gavaskar has come up with a brilliant plan to help India address their issues performing overseas(Getty-PTI)
Updated on Jan 05, 2024 01:03 PM IST

India surge to top spot in World Test Championship points table

India defeated South Africa in the second Test, to tie their series 1-1 and also climbed to the top of the WTC points table.

India's Jasprit Bumrah (L) and South Africa's Dean Elgar (C) hold the trophy for players of the series at Newlands stadium in Cape Town.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 04, 2024 08:04 PM IST

Can India rise to the 'away' challenge in 2nd Test against South Africa?

Conditions in Cape Town are expected to be the same as Centurion, but Rohit will hope his team has learnt from the first Test debacle.

India head coach Rahul Dravid and captain Rohit Sharma converse during a practice session(PTI)
Published on Jan 02, 2024 09:55 PM IST

ICC punishes India after huge loss vs South Africa, docks two crucial WTC points

India were docked two crucial ICC World Test Championship points in the opening Test against South Africa for bowling two overs short.

India's skipper Rohit Sharma with KL Rahul(PTI)
Published on Dec 29, 2023 12:39 PM IST

Flight 93 hijack: How the fourth aircraft missed its target during 9/11 attacks

On the anniversary of 9/11 attacks, the world also remembers United Airlines Flight 93 which was the fourth aircraft under the seize of terrorists on the day.

Smoke billows from the twin towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, New York on September 11, 2001.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 04:14 AM IST
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India, Pakistan gain huge advantage in WTC after ICC punishes England, Australia

Pakistan and India strengthened their position in the top two of WTC points table after ICC docked multiple points from England and Australia.

India captain Rohit Sharma and Pakistan captain Babar Azam
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 01:22 PM IST

'We've been wiped 0-4 in past but captain hasn't changed': Gavaskar's Dhoni dig

Sunil Gavaskar's questioning of Rohit Sharma and his captaincy indicates an indirect swipe at MS Dhoni.

Sunil Gavaskar criticised Rohit Sharma citing an example of MS Dhoni.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 17, 2023 08:32 PM IST

Ganguly shatters ‘theory’ behind WTC final loss with powerful 'Rahane' remark

Sourav Ganguly didn't mince his words as he took down Rohit and co. for their poor performance in the WTC Final earlier this month.

Sourav Ganguly took down Team India weeks after its poor outing in the WTC Final against Australia(AFP/File)
Published on Jun 30, 2023 06:18 AM IST

Ponting, Nasser Hussain's telling 'WTC final' reaction on IND's WC opener vs AUS

While last edition's repeat of the final will kick off the proceedings at the Narendra Modi Stadium, India will open their campaign against Australia

Ricky Ponting and Nasser Hussain have their say on India's ODI World Cup opener vs Australia
Published on Jun 27, 2023 08:06 PM IST

Pujara's best-possible response after being dropped from India Test side

Cheteshwar Pujara took to Twitter to react to his India vs West Indies Test series snub. The veteran was in poor form in the WTC final.

Cheteshwar Pujara in action for India.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 24, 2023 07:32 PM IST

BCCI takes stunning call for India's new Test vice-captain ahead of WI series

Cheteshwar Pujara has been dropped from the squad for the tour, which means that India now have a new Test vice-captain.

Pujara has been dropped from the Indian squad for the West Indies Tests(AP)
Updated on Jun 23, 2023 04:01 PM IST

Ashwin reopens WTC final wounds with cheeky 'Dhoni' message to Rohit, Dravid

It has been over a fortnight now since the heartbreak in the World Test Championship final. But the wounds are still fresh, especially for Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin is yet to move on from the WTC final heartbreak
Updated on Jun 23, 2023 11:28 AM IST

ICC's heavy punishment for England, Australia; players fined, WTC points docked

ICC docked two points each from England and Australia's World Test Championship tally while players from both sides were also fined 40% of their match fees.

Australia captain Pat Cummins, left, celebrates after beating England during on day five of the first Ashes Test(AP)
Updated on Jun 21, 2023 01:47 PM IST

India's burning questions: Who after Kohli-Rohit? Pujara-Rahane… it's time to go

A look at a few burning questions the Indian team and management need to address ahead of the next World Test Championship 2023-25 cycle.

India need to find successors to their fabled quartet of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara (Getty Images)
Published on Jun 20, 2023 07:13 AM IST
By, New Delhi

'I couldn’t take it anymore': Ashwin on explosive tweet after WTC final omission

Ashwin put out an explosive tweet moments after India's second consecutive loss in the WTC final and later explained it as an act of getting "closure".

Ashwin opens up on the tweet he put out after India's loss in WTC Final
Updated on Jun 20, 2023 10:09 AM IST

SA legend pinpoints Rahul Dravid's 'biggest challenge' after WTC final

The Ex-South Africa captain reflected on Rahul Dravid's ongoing stint after India were crushed by Australia in the WTC final.

India's captain Rohit Sharma (R) speaks with his team coach Rahul Dravid(AFP)
Updated on Jun 19, 2023 04:19 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Not 100% certain Rohit will remain Test captain': Chopra's warning to BCCI

Former India opener Aakash Chopra has issued a warning to BCCI selectors as he remains sure that Rohit is unlikely to remain the skipper beyond 2023.

Aakash Chopra has his say on the future of Rohit Sharma Test captaincy
Published on Jun 18, 2023 01:27 PM IST

'All teammates were once friends. Now they’re colleagues': Ashwin on Indian team

When asked whether he looked for help or a frank conversation with any of his teammates, Ashwin's first reaction was - "It's a deep topic".

Ashwin exposed the sad reality of Indian team in the wake of WTC final snub(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 18, 2023 01:50 PM IST

Pressure on Rohit; Pujara to be dropped?: Jaffer names replacement for WI Tests

Wasim Jaffer named a player who should be selected in the Indian squad for the upcoming West Indies Test series and it could be bad news for Cheteshwar Pujara.

Wasim Jaffer made a bombshell claim.
Published on Jun 17, 2023 10:05 AM IST

'Can't imagine ICC event without IND vs PAK': Chopra lambasts WTC 3 schedule

Why can't the ICC make sure India and Pakistan play against each other in the World Test Championship, asked Aakash Chopra.

Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam during last year's Asia Cup in the UAE. (Getty)
Updated on Jun 17, 2023 11:50 AM IST

What does the WTC final showing mean for Ajinkya Rahane?

Age does not need to be the limiting factor it once was but the 35-year-old will need to keep the runs coming

Rahane’s inclusion in the side for the WTC final was based on the unavailability of Shreyas Iyer due to injury.(AP)
Updated on Jun 17, 2023 07:24 PM IST

Prasad's bombastic take on Ashwin's telling revelation on WTC final snub

Former India cricketer Venkatesh Prasad reacted to the viral revelation from Ashwin with a perfect tweet.

Venkatesh Prasad reacts to Ashwin's telling revelation on WTC final snub
Published on Jun 16, 2023 06:21 PM IST

'Winning WTC was great but Ashes still the pinnacle': Smith's astounding remark

Steve Smith made a huge remark on the World Test Championship as he talked about the upcoming Ashes series.

Australia's Steve Smith during practice ahead of the Ashes series(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jun 16, 2023 01:34 PM IST

Country above IPL: What BCCI must do to help Indian cricket

After the WTC loss, India need a long-term vision. And as guardians of the sport, BCCI needs to be accountable to the final stakeholder: the fans

Virat Kohli reacts after being dismissed by Australia's Scott Boland in the WTC Final(AP)
Published on Jun 16, 2023 11:42 AM IST

'My bowling overseas was fantastic…': Ashwin breaks silence on WTC Final snub

Ravichandran Ashwin spoke in detail about being dropped from the XI for the WTC Final against Australia last week.

India's Ravichandran Ashwin during practice ahead of the WTC Final(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jun 16, 2023 01:20 PM IST

‘If an Indian was taking that catch…’: McGrath on Gill's controversial dismissal

Australia legend Glenn McGrath was also asked about the controversial catch by Cameroon Green to dismiss Shubman Gill in the WTC final.

Shubman Gill was dismissed after Cameron Green took a brilliant catch
Published on Jun 15, 2023 03:14 PM IST

'Knew they'll collapse': WI legend says Indian cricket 'arrogant', overconfident

The legendary West Indies pacer has come down hard on Team India and slammed them for a mediocre show against Australia in the WTC final.

Is the Indian cricket team really marred by superiority complex? (Getty)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 11:42 AM IST
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