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Indian Team for Asia Cup Announced
BCCI has rested Virat Kohli... and made Rohit Sharma the captain... and Shikar Dhawan his deputy... Also this will be chance for india and Pak to play each other after a long time and both cricket boards and fans will be anticipating the clash... Pakistan though a lowly 7th in Test ranking and a mediocre 5th in ODIs are still very unpredictable, as the their fans like to remind all.. and are a formidable limited over unit...so Indian fans will be a bit wary...but excited and quietly confident as the defending champions and 6 time winners ...about winning the tournament again for the 7th time in this the 14th edition of the tournament.
India Need To Be Bold In Southampton
India won a famous Test at Lord’s in 2014, but then proceeded to lose the next three by big margins. Their complacency after the big Lord’s win was evident under MS Dhoni. One hopes that under Virat Kohli this is not repeated.
Remembering That Golden Summer of '71
The picture of the dapper Wadekar walking in the London rain with the wide-eyed young Sunil Gavaskar captures the essence of that Golden Summer of 1971 when India won back to back overseas series against the two strongest teams of that time; first the West Indies and then England. Here is the Late Great Wadekar reminiscing about that and more
Virat Goes to No. 1
Virat Kohli has achieved another personal milestone by becoming the seventh India batsman and first since Sachin Tendulkar in June 2011, to top the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, which were released on Sunday morning following the conclusion of the Edgbaston Test.
Testing Times Ahead For Team India
India are the current World No. 1 ranked Test Team, while England rank 5th. But as the recent Tests in Sri Lanka show, it is difficult to overstate home advantage. Sri Lanka the World No. 6 ranked team has decimated South Africa who are ranked 2nd. Can India avoid a similar fate?
Rahul Dravid Inducted Into "Old Boys Club Hall of Fame"
Back in 2014 I had written the following: "The ICC Hall of Fame seems to be nothing more than an old boys (and a few gals too, for good measure) club that seems quite out of touch with the World Game today. How else does one explain the predominance of Australia, England and West Indies in the Hall, with only three Indians and no Sri Lankans?" And each year the new inductees don't seem to be any different. Nothing seems to have changed almost half a decade later
India A Beat English Lions by 102 Runs
Mayank Agarwal scored his second consecutive ton... to take India A to top of the table in Tri-Series with England A (Lions) and West Indies A.
Afghanistan Prepare for Maiden Test By Mauling Banglas
Afghanistan, the newest Test nation prepares to take on the World No. 1 Test team in its own backyard in about a week. The venue will be the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Bengaluru. The recent history of the ground is that it has been evenly helpful to batsmen and bowlers, spinners and pacers... Afghanistan who have been playing in northern India as their "home" location are quite familiar with Indian conditions. The squad is as follows.
Kohli's Pain In The Neck Scuttles Surrey Plans
Virat Kohli is ruled out of his planned stint with Surrey and now there is some issue about whether and when he will be fit for the upcoming Indian tour of England. If he requires more than a few weeks to regain full fitness it would be a big blow to India's plans for the English Summer.
Teams for Afghanistan Test, England Tour Announced
After not just retaining but extending their lead as the No. Test team in the World, following their strong showing in South Africa, where they came back from being two Tests down to win the final Test handsomely. India now will take on newbies Afghanistan at home and then embark on a five Test tour of England. The England tour also includes T20Is and ODIs, and there is even a couple of T20Is against Ireland.
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