Stop worrying about team selection and other nonsense: AB de Villiers to fans after India’s Oval win | Cricket News

DUBAI: Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers has urged spectators to forget about “team selection and other nonsense” and appreciate the game in its purest form after premier India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was controversially excluded for the fourth consecutive Test against England. As India continued to persist with the four seamers and a specialist … Read more

Virat Kohli scores highest number of Test wins in SENA countries as Asian captain- The New Indian Express

By ANI LONDON: With the win in the Oval Test against England on Monday, India skipper Virat Kohl has become the Asian captain with the most number of wins (6) in SENA countries. SENA comprises South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia. Over the course of his captaincy career, Kohli has recorded three Test wins … Read more

T20 World Cup: Indian selectors face problem of plenty | Cricket News

MUMBAI: The national selectors, along with skipper Virat Kohli, will convene via video conference over the next 24 hours to select a squad of 15 cricketers for the ICC T20 World Cup to be played in the UAE but hosted by India starting next month. The selectors will also pick a handful of players extra … Read more

To be in the present: Jasprit Bumrah reveals key to comeback win | Cricket News

The smile was back on Jasprit Bumrah‘s face after his masterclass of a spell post lunch mesmerised England. Home skipper Joe Root called that six-over burst the “turning point”, adding that “we’ve got to be realistic about things, that was world-class bowling” and said the team has to be better prepared as they may encounter … Read more

India vs England: We are happy bunch that doesn’t try to find needles in everything, says Jasprit Bumrah | Cricket News

LONDON: Jasprit Bumrah, one of the chief architects of India’s comprehensive win in the fourth Test, on Monday said his team’s success lies in the fact that it is a “happy bunch” that lives in ‘present’ and doesn’t focus on negatives. SCORECARDBumrah’s response came when he was asked if the news of Head Coach Ravi … Read more

India vs England 4th Test: Bumrah leads stirring bowling show as India post first Test win at the Oval in 50 years | Cricket News

This time it wasn’t the elephant which came to the Oval, as it had in 1971. Instead it was a snarling, growling wolf pack of an Indian seam-bowling unit, fearsome and imposing in its presence, unrelenting in its ferocity, savage in its bite and capable of sniffing out the last whiff of panic in the … Read more

BCCI miffed at Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli for attending crowded event? | Cricket News

BCCI miffed at Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli for attending crowded event? | Cricket News

‘Visiting team did not take clearance from ECB to attend the book launch’The Indian cricket board (BCCI) is learned to be miffed with coach Ravi Shastri and captain Virat Kohli for attending a public event in London last week, according to BCCI sources. Shastri tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, while bowling coach Bharat Arun … Read more

This is among top-3 bowling performances of India I have seen as captain: Virat Kohli | Cricket News

This is among top-3 bowling performances of India I have seen as captain: Virat Kohli | Cricket News

LONDON: A proud Virat Kohli on Monday rated his team’s bowling performance in the fourth Test among top-three in his captaincy stint and extolled his players’ strong character as India produced a superb 157-run win after conceding a huge 99-run lead against England. The Oval track did not offer much assistance to the fast bowlers … Read more

4th Test: Brilliant Bumrah, canny Jadeja blow away England as India win by 157 runs | Cricket News

4th Test: Brilliant Bumrah, canny Jadeja blow away England as India win by 157 runs | Cricket News

LONDON: A menacing Jasprit Bumrah joined forces with a canny Ravindra Jadeja to decimate England by 157 runs in the fourth Test as India took a 2-1 lead in the five-match series on Monday. The Indian bowling attack was without two of its senior pacers Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami but was still potent enough … Read more

Just a matter of time he breaks the jinx, says MSK Prasad on Kohli’s century drought | Cricket News

Just a matter of time he breaks the jinx, says MSK Prasad on Kohli's century drought | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Indian skipper Virat Kohli hasn’t been at his usual best for quite some time. His last international ton came in November 2019 and, since then, the 32-year-old has had some reasonable success in white-ball cricket but consistency, or a big score, has eluded him. However, former BCCI chairman of selectors MSK Prasad believes … Read more