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15-Sep-2018 Dubai

Kohli's captaincy not thoughtful, if not mindless

These days there is little time to celebrate or brood after a cricket series. After a long tour of England, some key India players, who play in all three formats of the game, are in the Gulf to play the Asia Cup.On return, they are up against the West Indies...

11-Sep-2018 London

Team has character, lacks experience : Virat Kohli

Observing that the five-match Test series against England was highly competitive, India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said India played fearless cricket and the team has a lot of character but lacked in experience.India lost the fifth and final Test by 118 runs...

11-Sep-2018 London

England beat India by 118 runs, win five-match Test series 4-1

Opener Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant's heroics went in vain as England defeated India by 118 runs in the fifth and final Test to clinch the series 4-1 at the Oval here on Tuesday.With India chasing a massive 463-run target, the last day of the series saw a...

03-Sep-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli retains top spot in ICC rankings

The Indian skipper Virat Kohli retained his number one spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings with a career-high 937 rating points, despite the defeat in the fourth Test against England.Although India lost the fourth...

23-Aug-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohli back as No.1 ICC Test batsman

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday regained the No.1 ICC Test batting spot after notching 200 runs (97, 103) in the just-concluded Trent Bridge Test against England, that India won by 203 runs.According to an International Cricket Council (ICC) statement,...

05-Aug-2018 London

Virat Kohli grabs top spot in ICC Test batting rankings

India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday became the top-ranked batsman in Test cricket for the first time in his career as he ended Australian Steven Smith's reign of nearly 32 months.Kohli scored 149 and 51 in India's 31-run defeat in the first Test in Birmingham...

04-Aug-2018 Birmingham

Need to apply ourselves better : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli said the batsmen, who gave a poor account of themselves in both innings, need to apply themselves better after losing to England by 31 runs in the first Test here on Saturday.Chasing 194 for victory in the second innings, India were...

03-Aug-2018 Birmingham

Ton a test of physical, mental strength : Virat Kohli

Skipper Virat Kohli, who slammed his maiden Test ton on English soil to guide India to 274 in the first innings of the series opener, said the knock was a test of physical and mental strength.Replying to England's 287, Kohli -- dropped twice by Dawid Malan in...

22-May-2018 New Delhi

Don't believe in endorsing something I don't use : Virat Kohli

Cricket captain Virat Kohli says being a brand ambassador comes with its share of responsibilities.Virat has launched the first performance footwear from the brand evoSpeed One8 for Puma.Asked if being a brand ambassador is a huge responsibility, Virat told...

07-Apr-2018 Kolkata

I see myself batting at No.3 for RCB : Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli on Saturday suggested he will bat at his preferred No.3 position for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in this edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) given the abundance of options in their squad.RCB has often lacked options as far as opening...

09-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Virat Kohli becomes Uber brand ambassador

India cricket captain Virat Kohli became the brand ambassador of cab operator Uber here on Friday."As a cricketer, I travel a lot and I have personally enjoyed the seamless experience of booking an Uber. It's great to see how the company is using technology...

02-Mar-2018 Mumbai

'Pari' my wife's best work ever : Virat Kohli lauds Anushka Sharma

Star cricketer Virat Kohli has showered praise on his actress-wife Anushka Sharma's work in her latest release "Pari". He has vouched for it as her best work."Watched 'Pari' last night. Has to be my Wife's best work ever! One of the best films I've seen in...

28-Feb-2018 Panji

ISL: FC Goa launch foundation

Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa launched the Forca Goa Foundation ahead of their last home game against ATK in Fatorda, it was announced on Wednesday.Forca Goa Foundation is a multi-programme NGO that provides grassroots training to children and...

22-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

S. Africa took calculated risks : Virat Kohli

After a six wicket loss to South Africa in the second Twenty20 International match, India skipper Virat Kohli praised the hosts, saying they took calculated risks which helped them.South Africa rode on some powerful batting by Heinrich Klaasen and Jean-Paul...

18-Feb-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

This was one of our most balanced performances : Virat Kohli

After beating South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International match on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli termed the performance as one of their most balanced ones.A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa at the New Wanderers Stadium.Put...

16-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

Virat Kohli stars as India outplay South Africa in sixth ODI

Disciplined bowling and unbeaten century by skipper Virat Kohli helped India outplay South Africa by eight wickets in the sixth and final One-day International (ODI) at the Supersport Park here on Friday.After a disciplined performance by the bowlers which helped...

14-Feb-2018 Port Elizabeth (South African)

Virat Kohli terms ODI series victory as 'collective effort'

India skipper Virat Kohli termed the fifth One Day International (ODI) win against South Africa as a "collective effort"India clinched their maiden ODI series win on South African soil, taking an unbeatable 4-1 lead after outclassing the hosts by 73 runs in...

08-Feb-2018 Cape Town

Kuldeep, Chahal could be the X-factor in 2019 World Cup : Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has openly expressed his fondness for wrist spinners on numerous occasions, and after gaining an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the six-match ODI series against South Africa, the India skipper feels the duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will prove...

07-Feb-2018 Cape Town

Kohli's 34th ODI ton propels India to 303/6 in 3rd match

Skipper Virat Kohli slammed his 34th One-day International ton to help India post a competitive 303/6 against South Africa, even as the visitors' untested middle order failed to click in the third of the six-match ODI series, at Newlands here on Wednesday.Continuing...

04-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav were outstanding : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on his spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav after the duo helped the visitors bowl out South Africa for a low total on Sunday.Both Chahal (5/22) and Yadav (3/20) returned their career best One-Day International...

02-Feb-2018 Durban

Kuldeep Yadav hails mentors Mahendra Singh Dhon, Virat Kohli

Left-arm wrist (chinaman) spinner Kuldeep Yadav has hailed the roles played by veteran wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and captain Virat Kohli in guiding youngsters like him."When you have two legends, Virat bhai and Mahi bhai-- one is leading the team and...

02-Feb-2018 Durban

1st ODI: Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane lead India to victory

A century from skipper Virat Kohli and steady batting by Ajinkya Rahane propelled India to a six-wicket victory in the first One-Day International against South Africa here on Thursday.Chasing a target of 270 runs, the Indians crossed the line in 45.3...

27-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

Virat Kohli credits bowlers for 3rd Test win

India skipper Virat Kohli praised his bowlers after the victory over South Africa in the third and final cricket Test here on Saturday.Needing to score 241 runs in their second innings, South Africa were bowled out for 177 as India won by 63 runs. South Africa...

23-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

Happy with preparations for South Africa : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said he was happy with the preparations for the South Africa tour and it was their own mistakes that cost them the Test series.India were outplayed in the first two Tests and have already conceded an insurmountable 0-2...

18-Jan-2018 Dubai

Kohli reaches 900 points in Test rankings

Virat Kohli has become the second Indian batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the rankings for Test batsmen, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday.Gavaskar had achieved the milestone in his 50th Test when he scored...

17-Jan-2018 centurion

Virat Kohli loses cool during media interaction, hits out at scribe

India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday lost his cool while answering a journalist's question during the media interaction after India's 0-2 Test series loss in South Africa.India were thrashed by 135 runs on the final morning of the second Test at the SuperSport...

17-Jan-2018 centurion

Batsmen let us down : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday blamed his batsmen for letting the team down after their 135-run loss in the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here.With the loss, India conceded an unassailable 0-2 lead to the Proteas in the three-match rubber....

14-Jan-2018 centurion

India post 183/5 after bowling out S. Africa for 335 on Day 2

Indian skipper Virat Kohli (85 batting) waged a lone battle to lift the struggling visitors to 183 for five in their first innings on the second day of the second cricket Test against South Africa at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday.The flamboyant Delhi right-hander...

12-Jan-2018 centurion

Must not get surprised by the bounce in S. Africa : Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday said the batsmen must not get surprised by the challenges offered by the bouncy wickets during the South African tour.Kohli also said that reading bounce will be the key factor during the Proteas tour."We must not get surprised...

09-Jan-2018 Dubai

Virat Kohl, Cheteshwar Pujara slip in ICC Test rankings

The 72-run loss in the opening Test to South Africa has cost India skipper Virat Kohli a drop to the No.3 spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batsmen rankings, which were released here on Tuesday.Besides Kohli, India's batting mainstay Cheteshwar...

30-Dec-2017 Cape Town (South Africa)

Virat Kohli believes balanced Indian team ready for Proteas test

India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday expressed confidence that his team was a balanced side capable of getting an elusive Test series win against South Africa.India arrived here on a 56-day-long tour in which they will play three Tests, six One-Day Internationals...

20-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma meet Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met newly-married Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and his Bollywood actress wife Anushka Sharma and congratulated the couple.Along with the couple, Kohli's brother Vikas was also present during the meet. "Captain...

15-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli enjoy honeymoon in 'heaven'

Newly wed actress Anushka Sharma and star cricketer Virat Kohli are currently enjoying their honeymoon in snowcapped mountains -- but won't say where.Anushka on Friday shared a cosy selfie with Virat, and the white landscape makes the perfect backdrop. "In...

11-Dec-2017 Florence (Italy)

Virat Kohli weds Anushka Sharma in Italy

 Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma sealed their relationship with a wedding here amidst close family and friends on Monday."Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share...

07-Dec-2017 Dubai

Virat Kohli inches closer to Ponting's record in ICC rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli's prolific run with the willow has helped him jump three spots to the second position in the latest ICC Test Rankings released on Thursday and inch closer to match Australian legend Ricky Ponting's record of holding the top spot across...

02-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Virat Kohli completes 5,000 runs in Test cricket

India captain Virat Kohli reached the landmark of 5,000 runs in the five-day format on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka here on Saturday.The 29-year-old from Delhi reached the mark in typical style, smashing Sri Lanka pacer...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

I am a typical Delhi boy : Virat Kohli

Describing himself as a "typical" Delhi boy, India skipper Virat Kohli has said he always remembers where he comes from."I am a typical Delhi boy at heart. Wherever I might be in life, I always remember where I come from and what I have gone through to be where...

30-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Adelaide ton was most memorable : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said his century in second innings against Australia at Adelaide was the most memorable ton he made.Kohli slammed 141 against the might Australians in the 2014 tour. Despite the century, India failed to chase down the...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni to discuss pay hike with Rai

India skipper Virat Kohli along with his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni and head coach Ravi Shastri is expected to meet the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai this week to discuss a possible pay hike for cricketers, according to sources.Earlier...

25-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Virat Kohli is right, playing Tests in South Africa not a stroll

Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri are turning out to be medias delight. Both are expressive and forthight in giving good copy.After his unusually strong defence of his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni's utility to the India side in the shorter formats, skipper...

23-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Virat Kohli complains of cramped schedule ahead of SA tour

India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said a cramped schedule ahead of important challenges such as the South Africa cricket tour sometimes comes in the way of preparations.India will finish their limited overs matches against Sri Lanka on December 24 (final...

23-Nov-2017 Nagpur

Asked for bouncy wickets keeping SA tour in mind : Virat Kohli

A candid India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday admitted that he had asked for bouncy wickets for the home series against Sri Lanka keeping in mind the more tougher tour to South Africa in January."Yes (I had), because unfortunately we get only two days...

21-Nov-2017 Dubai

Virat Kohli jumps to 5th spot in Test rankings for batsmen

India captain Virat Kohli replaced Australian opener David Warner to grab the fifth spot in the rankings for Test batsmen, while Ravindra Jadeja has slipped to the third position in the bowlers' chart, it was announced on Tuesday.Kohli completed his 50th international...

20-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Virat Kohli shines with 50th international ton vs Sri Lanka

His status as the finest batsman in the world once again underlined, India skipper Virat Kohli smashed his 50th international century, which steered his side to safety in the first Test against Sri Lanka here on Monday.This was Kohli's 18th Test hundred...

15-Nov-2017 Kolkata

To be top side you have to win anywhere : Virat Kohli

With just one and a half months remaining for India's tour of South Africa, skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said his charges want to be ready for any challenge anywhere and for that stay eager to play in difficult conditions.India have been playing at home...

15-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Will ask for rest when I feel the need : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said that when he feels he needs rest, he will ask for it.Reports were circulating that Kohli has asked the Indian selectors for rest after the second Test against Sri Lanka and for the succeeding One-Day International...

14-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Virat Kohli asks after TV crew hit by Shami delivery

A television crew member was hit by a Mohammed Shami delivery at the nets at the Eden Gardens on Tuesday, making Indian captain Virat Kohli take a break and ask after his well-being.Kohli was facing Shami at the nets when he missed the delivery that went...

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