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  • Oct 20, 2019 23:54
    Rohit Sharma scored his maiden double hundred in a Test match during Day 2 of the third Test against South Africa in Ranchi. The batsman scored 212 runs, with 28 fours and 6 sixes. Sharma also achieved the highest average in the longest format at home (minimum 10 innings). With this feat, he surpassed Australia legend Don Bradman who had an average of 98.22, compared to Sharma’s 99.84. Commenting on his innings later, the batsman said that it was his ‘most challenging’ knock yet. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Oct 17, 2019 17:21
    Ahead of the 3rd Test match in Ranchi, South African captain Faf Du Plessis has said that India have been playing very good cricket and they want to be competitive in the last match of the series. He lauded India’s success rate at home and said that his team would be looking to post a big score in the 1st innings. India have secured an unassailable 2-0 lead in the 3 match Test series. Hosts India registered comprehensive victories in the first two Tests. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Oct 11, 2019 16:35
    Kapil Dev has praised the India fast bowling attack and said that it is one of the most lethal in world cricket at the moment. He further added that people had never expected an Indian fast bowling of such calibre. Kapil Dev also said that the bench strength of the team is so strong that there can be two Indian teams and added that other teams will have a tough time trying to beat India. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Oct 11, 2019 10:11
    After the end of Day 1 of the second Test match between India and South Africa, the visiting team’s bowling coach Vincent Barnes spoke on the match at a press conference. He was all praise for fast bowler Kagiso Rabada and added that there were signs that he is getting to the peak of his form. Rabada picked up 3 wickets on the first day of the Test match in Pune. For India, opener Mayank Agarwal scored a century as the hosts ended the day at 273 for the loss of 3 wickets. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Oct 09, 2019 23:07
    Team India was seen practicing ahead of the second Test match against South Africa in Pune. Captain Virat Kohli was seen warming up by playing with a football. The Men in Blue won the first Test in Visakhapatnam. Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami had led India to victory. Sharma had set two records in the Test match. In his first Test as an opener, Rohit Sharma hit a century in both innings to enter the record books. He also hit the most number of sixes in a Test match. Shami’s 5-wicket haul in the final innings helped defeat the Proteas. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Oct 08, 2019 23:49
    Captain of the South African cricket team, Faf du Plessis, praised Mohammed Shami’s bowling. Interacting with the media ahead of the second Test match in Pune, du Plessis commented on Shami’s performance in the first Test. The Proteas skipper said that Shami ‘hits the stumps a lot’. Shami bagged five wickets in the final innings of the Visakhapatnam test, including du Plessis’. The second match of the three-Test series will be played from October 10 in Pune. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Sep 19, 2019 12:56
    Virat Kohli scored a brisk half century to lead India to a comfortable victory over South Africa in the 2nd T20 International at Mohali. Batting first, South Africa scored 149 for the loss of 5 wickets. Captain Quinton de Kock scored a half century for the visitors while Temba Bavuma scored 49 runs. India got off to a flying start with Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan scoring at a quick rate. After Rohit’s dismissal, Virat Kohli joined Dhawan to form a good partnership. India registered a win by 7 wickets. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Sep 17, 2019 23:45
    Indian cricket team’s batting Coach Vikram Rathour hailed Rohit Sharma’s batting skills. Vikram Rathour said that Rohit Sharma can bat in any cricket format, if his game-plan is right. Rathour was speaking to reporters ahead of India’s second T20I against South Africa. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Sep 13, 2019 17:40
    Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his wife Bollywood actor Anuskha were caught stealing a moment at an event in Delhi. Virat and Anushka attended a ceremony to pay tribute to former finance minister Arun Jaitley. While the Feroz Shah Kotla was renamed as the Arun Jaitley stadium, a special stand was also named after Virat Kohli. Anushka-Virat were seen getting emotional at the event while the DDCA president revealed how Jaitley praised Virat’s resolve and bravery for playing a match soon after his father’s death. Anushka Sharma was seen trying to hold back tears even as she showed support to Virat by holding his hand. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Sep 13, 2019 17:29
    Former cricketer Virender Sehwag attended the 2nd HT-MintAsia Leadership Summit in Singapore and discussed his journey from Delhi’s Najafgarh to sports superstardom. He revealed how he began by emulating Sachin Tendulkar and then went on to develop his own style. He also reveals who’s his favourite between Virat Kohli and Australia’s Steve Smith. The formidable opening batsman also drops a few hints on tackling Jasprit Bumrah. Watch the full video for more. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Sep 13, 2019 17:42
    Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan has posted a video of him playing the flute on his instagram page. He captioned the video: ‘A fresh start.. Trees, the wind, the ocean & some music = bliss’. For the past few years, Dhawan has been learning to play the woodwind instrument. (Hindustan Times)read more
  • Sep 13, 2019 17:43
    Indian fast bowler Mohammed Shami’s estranged wife Hasin Jahan thanked the Indian judiciary after a court issued arrest warrant against the cricketer. The warrant was issued by Alipore court in West Bengal against Shami and his brother Hasid Ahmed in connection with a domestic violence case. The right-arm bowler has reportedly been asked by the court to surrender within 15 days. In March, the pacer was charged with domestic violence and sexual harassment by Kolkata police. Last year, Jahan took to Facebook and leveled multiple charges against Shami including domestic violence. Jahan, a former model, had filed a complaint against four in Shami’s family in March 2018. Shami has, however, all along denied the allegations leveled by his wife Hasin. (Hindustan Times)read more