Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicIndia vs south africa

Topic: India vs south africa

Weary Virat needs a sabbatical from cricket & Brand Kohli. It can rekindle his pride & passion

Siege mentality behind Kohli’s on-field energies is getting carried off the field now. It’s starting to tire him down and affect his most important skill for the team, batting.

Middle-order, leadership, bowlers cooling off: Key factors in India’s ODI series loss to SA

India lost 2nd ODI in Paarl by 7 wkts Friday, despite half-centuries from Rishabh Pant & captain KL Rahul. There weren't enough runs on the board, and bowlers looked toothless.

Series loss in South Africa disappointing. Drop Pujara, Rahane to make way for new talent

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India needs to address batting challenges despite Centurion win. It’s too early to celebrate

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Bumrah, Shami star as India beat South Africa by 113 runs, register historic win in Centurion

India bowled out SA for 191 to register their first Test win at SuperSport Park, considered the hosts' bastion, to take 1-0 lead in 3-match series.

Always available for selection for ODIs, says Kohli ahead of Team India’s South Africa tour

Speaking at the pre-departure press briefing, Kohli put the speculations regarding his availability to rest & said he never asked for rest from BCCI for ODI series in South Africa.

Rohit Sharma ruled out of three-Test South Africa series after hamstring injury resurfaces

Sharma sustained a left hamstring injury during a training session in Mumbai Sunday. India A captain Priyank Panchal will be his replacement in the Test series, according to BCCI.

India blow away South Africa by an innings & 137 runs in Pune, register record series win

All bowlers chip in with wickets as South Africa fold for 189 after following-on. Virat Kohli’s India set world record with 11th successive home series win.

Indians who no longer care about ‘khooni jung’ on news channels can say Salaam to Cricket

News channels continue to bowl bouncers at the opposition, ignoring the latest data showing a further fall in GDP and higher unemployment rates.

Why India need to lose the toss but beat South Africa in their World Cup opener

Both times India have won the World Cup, they’ve lost the opening toss but won the match — against West Indies in 1983 and Bangladesh in 2011.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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