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India vs South Africa: Proteas aim to maintain momentum in fifth ODI, visitors prepare for knockout punch

South Africa will be fighting once again to keep the series alive and Port Elizabeth presents them with a good opportunity as India have never tasted victory at St. Geroge’s Park. The result of the fourth One-Day International of the series between India and South Africa at Johannesburg would be seen from contrasting lenses by both teams. The visiting side, ... Read More »

India begin training for Sri Lanka Test series at Eden Gardens

Facing short balls and playing reverse sweeps against spinners were the highlights of Indian team’s training session as they geared up for the three-Test series against Sri Lanka. The Indian team support staff was seen giving throwdowns of short pitch deliveries as the likes of Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul and skipper Virat Kohli warmed up for their first ... Read More »

India vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 4, Highlights: Rahane Fifty Lifts India After Bhuvneshwar’s 5/33

An unbeaten 85-run partnership between Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma helped India end Day 4 of third Test against the West Indies with an overall lead of 285. Earlier, Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s 5/33 restricted the hosts to 225. Catch all the highlights of India vs West Indies third Test here Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s magnificent spell of 23.4-10-33-5 wrapped up the Windies for ... Read More »

2nd ODI: South Africa look to capitalise on unlikely win against India

The second of five ODI gets underway at Indore’s Holkar Cricket Stadium tomorrow, with India licking their wounds after South Africa narrowly pipped them in Kanpur on Sunday. South Africa, buoyed by their captain AB de Villiers’ ballistic century and impressive bowling from Imran Tahir and rookie Kagiso Rabada at the death, enter the match brimming with confidence. The manner ... Read More »

Duminy does it for South Africa

Rohit’s fortuitous, but classy century goes in vain for the hosts In a contest that produced 399 runs in 39.4 overs, a few key aspects tend to get lost in the din. But with the advantage of hindsight, when one takes a closer look, it is not difficult to find the moments that turned the contest on its head and ... Read More »

Is Rohit Sharma the right No. 3 for Team India

GALLE: There is an oft-used adage in cricket which says, “form is temporary, class is permanent”. But of what use is ‘class’ that doesn’t deliver. Rohit Sharma is in his ninth year of international cricket and two years into his Test career. Over this period, his average stands at a modest 35.84 from 12 Tests. He only has two hundreds ... Read More »

India vs Bangladesh ODI: Battered and bruised MS Dhoni men need serious teamwork to bounce back

There is a difference between getting thrashed in the subcontinent and being comprehensively beaten outside it. The latter, despite India’s victorious World Twenty20 and Champions Trophy campaigns, isn’t unfamiliar with this India team. But not since the ODI series against Pakistan in 2012-13 have India lost a rubber going into the third game in the subcontinent.   Playing in Australia, ... Read More »