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29-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Ridiculous, have had no issues with Rohit : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli quashed rumours of a rift in the team, saying he is baffled by talks of things not going well between him and Vice Captain Rohit Sharma."In my opinion, it's baffling to be honest. It's absolutely ridiculous to read such stuff that...

29-Jul-2019 London

We fancy our chances at World Test Championship : Virat Kohli

Insisting that India have performed well in the recent years in Test cricket, skipper Virat Kohli believes his boys will fancy their chances of winning the inaugural ICC World Test Championship.The ICC on Monday officially launched WTC which begins with the first...

24-Jul-2019 Mumbai

Learn from my mistakes: Kohli to young Indian players

Captain Virat Kohli has insisted that the environment in the Indian change room is very friendly where each and every person is allowed to express their opinion in a free manner.In an interview with the Times of India, Kohli said he treats all the players with...

12-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Virat Kohli feels IPL-style knockouts an option for WC

Virat Kohli after his teams ouster from the 2019 World Cup on Wednesday to New Zealand at Old Trafford spoke about how it was a case of being eliminated after just 40-45 minutes of poor batting. And the India skipper believes that having an Indian Premier...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

Dhoni's run out was a big moment : Kane Williamson

After a narrow 18-run win over India in the semifinal of the World Cup at the Old Trafford on Wednesday, New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson felt that Mahendra Singh Dhoni's run out in the penultimate over of the match was the turning point of the game as...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

Ravindra Jadeja is understated but priceless for us: Virat Kohli

A lot has been spoken about Ravindra Jadeja and pundit Sanjay Manjrekars comment that he is a ‘bits and pieces cricketer.But skipper Virat Kohli stood up and took the all-rounder's side and said that Jadeja was one of the most understated cricketers and...

10-Jul-2019 Manchester

I made errors when I was young, Pant will learn : Virat Kohli

With the score at 24/4, Indias most talked about talent -Rishabh Pant  was joined by all-rounder Hardik Pandya as India looked to chase down New Zealands total of 239 at the Old Trafford on Wednesday to find a place in the final at Lords on July 14.The...

08-Jul-2019 Manchester

Hope Rohit gets two more centuries so we win two games : Virat Kohli

Indias limited-overs deputy Rohit Sharma has been on a roll with 647 runs from 8 innings that includes 5 centuries. As the team heads into the semi-final against New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli once again acknowledged the role Rohit has played at the top of...

07-Jul-2019 London

Virat Kohli remains on top but Rohit bridges gap in ODI rankings

India captain Virat Kohli retained the top position among batsmen after scoring five half-centuries in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup but opener Rohit Sharma bridged the gap in the latest update to the ODI Player Rankings after a stupendous run in the league...

03-Jul-2019 Birmingham

Rohit is the 'best one-day player' : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli was all praise for Rohit Sharma who scored a brilliant century against Bangladesh and termed him as the "best one-day player".On Tuesday, Sharma  (104) scored his fourth century of the ongoing World Cup, thus helping India post...

29-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Team India 'ready to rumble' in new jersey against England

The Indian cricket team will be seen in a new avatar when they face England in the much-anticipated World Cup clash at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham.The Men in Blue will be sporting a new 'away jersey' -- which has splattering of orange on the...

29-Jun-2019 Birmingham

Happy with new away kit, blue to remain our colour : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said he is fine with the new 'away jersey' for one game as it looks smart but maintained that blue will always remain their original colour."For one game, it's fine. I don't think permanently we'd be heading in that direction...

27-Jun-2019 Manchester

MS Dhoni is a legend of the game : Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli once again has come to defence of underfire MS Dhoni, saying the wicketkeeper-batsman is a "legend of the game" whose keen understanding and experience has held the team in good stead and won them many matches over the course of the...

20-Jun-2019 London

Skipper Virat Kohli goes the Mahi way with new haircut

After some clinical performances on the field, especially the massive 89-run win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the World Cup, the Indian cricketers were handed a two-day break before they regrouped in Southampton on Wednesday. And no sooner did they hit the...

17-Jun-2019 London

It was a lovely gesture from Virat Kohli : Steve Smith

India skipper Virat Kohli had stopped Indian fans from booing former Australia skipper Steve Smith during their World Cup encounter in London on June 9. Pointing towards the fans, Kohli had asked them to show respect to Smith and the Australian has said that...

16-Jun-2019 Manchester

Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to score 11,000 ODI runs

India skipper Virat Kohli rose to the challenge on Sunday against Pakistan and added another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest player in the history of the game to cross  the 11,000-run mark in ODIs.Kohli achieved the feat in 222 innings, going...

15-Jun-2019 Manchester

Virat Kohli not focussed on individual competition with Mohammad Amir

On the eve of the marquee India-Pakistan clash at the World Cup, India captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday that while Mohammad Amir remained a threat, his team will focus on the other bowlers as much as on the left-arm speedster."I am not going to say...

10-Jun-2019 London

Cannot take Bhuvi's ODI performances for granted: Virat Kohli

Skipper Virat Kohli was all praise for medium-pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who played a pivotal role in India's clinical win over Australia in their World Cup fixture at the Kennington Oval.On Sunday, Kumar bowled brilliantly during Australia's big chase and kept...

06-Jun-2019 Southampton (England)

It was a professional win: Virat Kohli

Following a resounding victory over South Africa, India skipper Virat Kohli praised his team for coming out with a highly professional performance in their World Cup opener at the Ageas Bowl.Playing their first match in the ongoing World Cup, India on Wednesday...

05-Jun-2019 New Delhi

ICC posts illustration of Kohli on throne, fans unhappy

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has raised eyebrows by posting an illustration of India skipper Virat Kohli sitting on a throne with a crown on his head and a bat in hand on Twitter. The picture has seen some cricket fans fuming as they feel that...

05-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Brat to being responsible, role model Kohli turns new leaf

With great power comes great responsibility and no one knows it better than India skipper Virat Kohli. Not just a national heartthrob, cricket fanatics across the world look to emulate Kohli. And the once angry young man is definitely cooling down with each...

04-Jun-2019 Southhampton

Will talk to Rabada man-to-man : Virat Kohli

After Kagiso Rabada termed Virat Kohli as 'immature', the Indian skipper on Tuesday responded to the South African pacer's comment but meanwhile, also praised him.Rabada had recently said that Kohli likes to get into verbal spats with opposition team player...

04-Jun-2019 Southhampton

Have learnt from mistakes of 2017 Champions Trophy : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli believes that his team has learnt from the mistakes of the 2017 Champions Trophy when they lost to arch-rivals Pakistan in the final and the captain has said that introducing wrist spinners in the side was a step in that direction.The...

01-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Google says sorry for sending Kohli's message to users

Google has apologised for erroneously sending a video message in bulk to its Google Duo users by the Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli.Video conferencing platform Google Duo accidentally sent a message from Kohli to users around the world.In the video,...

29-May-2019 Cardiff (England)

K.L. Rahul's ton at number four 'biggest positive' : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on K.L. Rahul who struck a brilliant century against Bangladesh in the second warm-up game, saying his form was the "biggest positive" India would take into their first match of the World Cup against South Africa on...

21-May-2019 Mumbai

Handling pressure at WC most important : Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli has said handling pressure at the World Cup will be the most important thing and the team will have to play every game with the same intensity as  competition is going to be tough."Pressure is the most important thing in the...

21-May-2019 Mumbai

Dhoni to play massive role at WC : Ravi Shastri

MS Dhoni will have a massive role in India's bid to win a third World Cup, says head coach Ravi Shastri."Massive as it has always been," Shastri told reporters on the eve of  team's departure for England and Wales to play the World Cup starting on...

16-May-2019 Bengaluru

Himalaya MEN ropes in Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant as brand ambassadors

The Himalaya Drug Company, Indias wellness company, on Thursday signed Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli and young stumper Rishabh Pant as it's official brand ambassadors for ‘Himalaya MEN Face Care Range.In a first-of-its-kind commercial, both the...

15-May-2019 New Delhi

Dhoni, Rohit to be part of strategy pool for WC: Virat Kohli

With the World Cup round the corner, India captain Virat Kohli has revealed that the presence of former skipper M.S. Dhoni in the team, especially behind the stumps, is "priceless". Kohli said the selflessness with which Dhoni conducts himself makes him a...

04-May-2019 Bangalore

Shimron Hetmyer blitz keep SRH's play-off dream uncertain

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) ended their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 campaign on a winning note, thanks to half-centuries by Shimron Hetmyer and Gurkeerat Singh Mann, which helped the side register a four-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)...

24-Apr-2019 Bengaluru

Losing 6 games hurt, looking to enjoy our game: Virat Kohli

It looked like another night where the famed Royal Challengers Bangalore batting line-up was set to disappoint the fans at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium as Kings XI Punjab had reduced them to 81/4 in the 9th over of their innings. But what followed was mayhem...

23-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Kohli fan named winner of Global Sports Fan Award

Ahead of the biggest & first ever Global Sports Fan Awards, Sugumar D., an ardent fan of Indian skipper Virat Kohli, has been announced as the second recipient of the Global Sports Fan Awards, joining the bandwagon with Sachin Tendulkar worshipper Sudhir...

16-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Need to keep composure under pressure: Virat Kohli

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli believes his side needs to keep a calm head during pressure situations and take on the half chances to secure victory in the remaining games of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League.RCB were on Monday...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Virat Kohli named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world

India captain Virat Kohli was on Wednesday named the Leading Cricketer in the World and featured in Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year, by the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.It was a double delight for Kohli, who will lead India's World Cup campaign in England...

03-Apr-2019 Jaipur

We have 10 games to turn things around : Virat Kohli

They are supposed to have one of the best batting units in the competition, but Royal Challengers Bangalore once again failed to put up a good show as they lost to Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets. While the win put RR's campaign on track after they lost...

28-Mar-2019 Bangalore

Indian Premier League : Virat Kohli joins Suresh Raina in 5k club

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli achieved another feat on Thursday as he became the second player in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL) to amass 5000 runs.During the ongoing IPL match against Mumbai Indians, Kohli, achieved the milestone...

14-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Virat Kohli looking at Jadeja as third spinner in WC team

Considered a complete package for the limited-overs cricket, Ravindra Jadeja's career saw a surprise turn when he was left out of the national team after the ODI against West  Indies in July 2017. For close to a year and two months, he was seen as India's...

13-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Virat Kohli blames poor bowling for loss

India skipper Virat Kohli blamed poor death overs bowling for the 35-run loss to Australia in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI), here on Wednesday. The Australians rode a century from in-from opener Usman Khawaja and a half-century by Peter Handscomb...

10-Mar-2019 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Turner's knock was game-changer : Virat Kohli

As Australia rode a powerful batting effort to defeat India by four wickets in the fourth On-Day International (ODI) and level the five-match series at 2-2, here on Sunday, Virat Kohli felt Ashton Turner's 43-ball 84-run knock made the difference between...

08-Mar-2019 Ranchi

Kohli's ton in vain as Australia beat India to keep series alive

Virat Kohli's magnificent hundred went in vain as India lost to Australia by 32 runs in the third ODI here on Friday. India now lead the five-match series 2-1.Chasing a stiff 314 for victory, Kohli brought up his second successive ton, a belligerent 123 off...

08-Mar-2019 Ranchi

Kohli completes 4k runs in ODIs as skipper

Virat Kohli on Friday another feather to his cap after becoming the fourth Indian captain to score 4,000 runs in one-day internationals (ODIs).Kohli achieved the milestone during his 66th ODI as skipper when he moved to the individual score of 27 against Australia,...

08-Mar-2019 Ranchi

Boys will try to make the most of next opportunities : Virat Kohli

After suffering a 32-run defeat against Australia in the third match of the series, India skipper Virat Kohli felt losing quick wickets hurt his side's chances in the contest.Kohli, who slammed his 41st One Day International (ODI) ton at the JSCA stadium here...

05-Mar-2019 Nagpur

Defending low totals will be crucial at World Cup : Virat Kohli

Praising the team for victory over Australia in the second One-Day International (ODI) here on Tuesday, Virat Kohli asserted that the grit and attacking spirit displayed by Indians during their successful defence of 'a lowish' total will stand them in good stead...

05-Mar-2019 Nagpur

India edge past Australia in 2nd ODI

A brilliant century by skipper Virat Kohli and a disciplined bowling effort saw India defeat Australia by eight runs in the second One-Day International (ODI), here on Tuesday. India now have a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.Chasing a target of 251...

02-Mar-2019 Hyderabad

1st ODI: Jadhav, Dhoni star in India's six-wicket win over Australia

Kedar Jadhav sent a strong message to selectors before the World Cup with a street-smart 81 to guide India to a six-wicket win over Australia in the first ODI, here on Saturday.Jadhav, whose unbeaten 87-ball 81 was laced with nine fours and a six, was supported...

02-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Will Virat win the World Cup?

India and England will play the cricket World Cup final where England will be bowled out for 115 runs and India chases it in 15 overs without losing a single wicket. That's how batting legend Sunil Gavaskar hopes to see the outcome of the cricket World Cup...

03-Feb-2019 Wellington

India beat New Zealand in 5th ODI, win series 4-1

Ambati Rayudu, Vijay Shankar and all-rounder Hardik Pandya rose to the occasion to hand India a 35-run victory against New Zealand in the fifth and final One Day International match and clinch the limited overs series 4-1 here on Sunday.After losing four quick...

26-Jan-2019 Mount Maunganui (New Zealand)

2nd ODI: India hammer NZ by 90 runs, go 2-0 up

Maintaining their winning streak, a dominant India outclassed New Zealand by 90 runs in the second match of the five-game rubber at the Bay Oval here on Saturday to go 2-0 up in the series.After the Indian openers -- Rohit Sharma (87) and Shikhar Dhawan (66) handed...

21-Jan-2019 Napier

Virat Kohli is the best one-day player, quite easily : Ross Taylor

Ahead of the five-ODI rubber against India, starting here Wednesday, former New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor on Monday praised touring captain Virat Kohli as the best 'one-day player' while cautioning his side against solely focussing on the leader as the men-in-blue...

07-Jan-2019 Sydney

Cheteshwar Pujara, bowlers pulled off historic series win

India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have all won the World Cup yet they have not won a bilateral Test series in Australia. India became the first team from the subcontinent to create history and it took 71 years for them to win a series Down Under.Over the years,...

06-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test : Australia trail by 316 as India hold upper hand on Day 4

India dominated the proceedings on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test match against Australia, enforcing the follow-on even as rain and bad light forced umpires to call off play early.Australia were at 6/0 in the second innings and trail by 316 runs...

04-Jan-2019 Sydney

4th Test: Indian domination continues on Day 2, declare at 622/7

Brilliant batting efforts from Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant, along with a useful contribution from Ravindra Jadeja, helped India continue their domination on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test as Australia trailed by 598 runs here on Friday.In...

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