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Rohit Sharma smashes record third double ton

Rohit Sharma smashes record third double ton

Rohit Sharma on Wednesday, while batting against Sri lanka in the 2nd ODI, became the first batsman to hit three double centuries in one-day internationals as he powered his team to 392-4. The opener was captaining his side in the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli. After losing the toss, Rohit smashed 12 sixes and 13 fours in his unbeaten […]

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Shikhar Dhawan in doubt for the ODI series opener

Shikhar Dhawan in doubt for the ODI series opener

As India gears up to face Sri Lanka in the limited-over format, they will aim to extend their dominance without regular skipper Virat Kohli as Rohit Sharma will take over the captaincy. However, the team now faces a potentially major set back. As reported by several media outlets, India’s most trusted opener is in doubt for the series opener in […]

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Rohit Sharma banks on his experience in IPL

Rohit Sharma banks on his experience in IPL

Rohit Sharma, who is the stand-in captain of India for the ODI series against Sri Lanka, feels the basics of captaincy in both International Cricket ODIs and the IPL remain same. Sharma is all set to lead team India in a three-match series which is all set to commence on December 10 in Dharamsala at HPCA Cricket Stadium. Sharma, though, […]

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India names squad for the 3rd Test against Sri Lanka

India names squad for the 3rd Test against Sri Lanka

Monday, November 27th: The Indian selectors announced the squad for the third and final Test against Sri Lanka. The match is all set to be played at the Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi from December 2. Opener Shikhar Dhawan who missed the second Test due to personal commitments is back in the team. Whereas, Bhuvneshwar Kumar who had opted […]

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Kohli becomes 1st Indian Test captain to score 12 centuries

Kohli becomes 1st Indian Test captain to score 12 centuries

Virat Kohli, the Indian test captain, brought up his 51st international hundred in the ongoing 2nd Test match against Sri Lanka in Nagpur. And with that, Kohli has broken quite a few records. This time, Kohli has surpassed the legendary former great Sunil Gavaskar. The 29-year-old has took over Gavaskar to become the first Indian Test captain to register 12 […]

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Sri Lankan cricketer Asela Gunaratne (R) plays a shot as as Zimbabwe wicketkeeper Regis Chakabva (C) looks on during the final day of a one-off Test match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe at the R Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on July 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA        (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Asela Gunaratne likely to join Sri Lankan squad for India series

Sri Lankan all-rounder Asela Gunaratne may join the Sri Lankan team for the reminder of the ongoing test series against India. Both the sides are currently competing in the 2nd Test match in Nagpur. According to Pakistan Observer and other media sources, the reports suggest that, the Lankans are trying to send the all-rounder for the final game. “He has […]

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‘I’m not a robot, I also need rest,’ Kohli

‘I’m not a robot, I also need rest,’ Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli has once again said that he needs some time off from international cricket. While talking to media, he said he is “not a robot”. The star batsman is expected to be rested during the latter part of the Sri Lanka series which began in Kolkata on Thursday in order to be fresh for the tour of […]

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India rests Pandya for Sri Lanka Tests

India rests Pandya for Sri Lanka Tests

India’s rising star all-rounder Hardik Pandya was rested for the Test series against Sri Lanka with the cricket board saying the all-rounder needs a break. The 24-year-old, instead of being part of the 16-man squad, is to head for rehabilitation. The three-match series against Sri Lanka starts next Thursday in Kolkata. “Considering Mr Pandya’s heavy recent workload, the decision was […]

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