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Fake FB wall: Rohli, Kohli and Shastri fight over Pujara's century
Fake FB wall: Rohli, Kohli and Shastri fight over Pujara's century

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Aug 29 2015
Sri Lanka vs India: Cheteshwar Pujara's fighting century helps India gain the upper hand at stumps on Day 2
Sri Lanka vs India: Cheteshwar Pujara's fighting century helps India gain the upper hand at stumps on Day 2

Pujara & Mishra’s 104 run partnership helped India gained the upper hand in the 3rd Test. Cheteshwar Pujara’s fighting century along with a brilliant effort by tailender Amit Mishra who scored 59, helped India post 292/8 at stumps on day two of the 3rd Test between India and Sri Lanka at the SSC Colombo. Having started the day well, Sri Lanka failed to capitalise on the advantage they had gained on the lively pitch

Aug 29 2015
India's pool of Test cricketers is the best it has ever been
India's pool of Test cricketers is the best it has ever been

India walk off the field after winning the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka The seer and soothsayer, each indignant at being clubbed with the other, hardly get it right in India. The world, for example, hasn’t ended yet, though some might believe we have tried very hard. And the rupee like a fallible child, always goes the other way. And yet here I am taking a call on the future of Indian cricket. Truly as modern rhapsodists have said,

Aug 29 2015
Naman Ojha - The man who is one of us
Naman Ojha - The man who is one of us

 Naman Ojha during the Quadrangular Series match at Allan Border Field in Brisbane, Australia.   Naman Ojha made his Test debut yesterday. For the first time, his name was included in India’s team sheet. For the first time, there were no MS Dhoni’s or Wriddhiman Saha’s blocking his entry into the Test side. For the first time, Ojha was good enough. That was his biggest achievement, for he spent an e

Aug 29 2015
Virat Kohli climbs up to third as India retain second spot in ODI rankings
Virat Kohli climbs up to third as India retain second spot in ODI rankings

Kohli ranks third in the latest ODI rankings India’s Virat Kohli has climbed to number three in the ICC rankings for the one-day international (ODI) batsmen, just two points ahead of New Zealand’s Kane Williamson while AB de Villiers’ continues to dominate the standing with 884 points. Besides Kohli, opener Shikhar Dhawan and ODI skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni are the other two Indians in the top-10 list on rank six an

Sri Lanka vs India 3rd Test: Advantage Sri Lanka as rain restricts play on Day 1 to just 15 overs
Sri Lanka vs India 3rd Test: Advantage Sri Lanka as rain restricts play on Day 1 to just 15 overs

Prasad celebrates with his teammates after dismissing KL Rahul   Rain played spoilsport as just 15 overs was bowled on Day 1 of the third Test between Sri Lanka and India with the hosts holding the slight advantage. Sri Lanka made good use of a lively pitch to pick up two early wickets and continued to trouble the Indian batsmen who finished the day with the score on 50/2.  India lost both their centurions from the 2nd Test,

Aug 28 2015
Ravi Shastri explains MS Dhoni's decision to retire from Test cricket
Ravi Shastri explains MS Dhoni's decision to retire from Test cricket

Shastri believes that Dhoni took the correct decision by handing over the reigns to Virat Kohli Team India director Ravi Shastri has revealed his take on MS Dhoni’s sudden from Test retirement last year, IBNLive reports. The 53-year-old believes that Dhoni made the right call as Virat Kohli was ready to take on the skipper’s role and also felt that the move would help prolong Dhoni’s career in the other formats of the game

Aug 28 2015
Why India should continue with the 5-bowler strategy in Test cricket
Why India should continue with the 5-bowler strategy in Test cricket

Virat Kohli is a firm supporter of the 5-bowler theory  “I certainly believe in giving the team a chance to pick up 20 wickets. I am a big fan of playing five bowlers in a 6-5 combination” So said Virat Kohli at the start of the one-off Test against Bangladesh, his first as official skipper of the Indian Test cricket team.  It’s a good one, recognising the fact that in a Test match,  how mu

Aug 28 2015
Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd Test: Analyzing the SSC Colombo
Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd Test: Analyzing the SSC Colombo

The picturesque Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo  After leveling the three-match series by winning the previous Test at P. Sara Oval Stadium, team India will travel to the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground in Colombo looking to seal the series. With a capacity of 10,000 people, the ground has stands built by various sponsors like Lankabell, Seylan Bank, and HSBC with two grass embankments for the spectators. The SSC is known to a

Aug 28 2015
Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd Test: A battle for supremacy
Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd Test: A battle for supremacy

Team India plays a game of Football during practice period before the Third Test After the win at the P. Sara Oval over Sri Lanka, India will look to come out all guns blazing in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka at the SSC Oval. This will be Sri Lanka’s first Test without their best batsman Kumar Sangakkara, who retired after the previous Test. Sangakkara retired to a tearful farewell in front of his home fans, and during h

Aug 27 2015
Advantage India ahead of the third Test against Sri Lanka
Advantage India ahead of the third Test against Sri Lanka

Ashwin, who has picked up 17 wickets in the two Tests, will be India’s trump card for the third Test as well The build up to the ongoing Test series between Sri Lanka and India focussed completely on the retirement of the great Kumar Sangakkara. There were tributes for him from all parts of the cricket world – people called him the best ever from Sri Lanka, compared him to Sir Don Bradman and lots more. He walked in every time wi

Aug 27 2015
India's opening batting conundrum - 'The problem of plenty' is a good thing after all
India's opening batting conundrum - 'The problem of plenty' is a good thing after all

Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan are India’s fifth most successful opening pair We Indians have a problem with everything, right? We are never satisfied with whatever we get. It’s either too much, too less or nothing at all. Well, it’s not that bad really. The current three Indian openers- M Vijay, S Dhawan and KL Rahul- have acted like three batch mates playing together making sure everyone gets a chance. Dhawan

Aug 27 2015
Why India need to be careful of not falling into old traps heading into the final Test
Why India need to be careful of not falling into old traps heading into the final Test

Can Virat Kohli end the 22-year wait? India will begin their quest to win their first Test series in Sri Lanka since 1993 at the Sinhalese Sports Club(SSC) in Colombo on Friday when the third and final Test of the series gets underway. After losing the opening Test in Galle, thanks to a splendid counter-attacking knock from Dinesh Chandimal and a fourth innings collapse on the Day 4, India bounced back excellently in the second Test at the

Aug 27 2015
Fake FB wall: Cricketers get 'punny' as Virat Kohli celebrates first Test win as India captain
Fake FB wall: Cricketers get 'punny' as Virat Kohli celebrates first Test win as India captain

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Aug 26 2015