Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicIndian cricket team

Topic: Indian cricket team

‘You did good’: Anushka pens post for Virat Kohli as he steps down as India test captain

The actress lauded her husband for his achievements in the last seven years as captain, as well as his personal growth.

It was never about statistics for Virat Kohli. The cricket ground was a theatre of passion

There cannot be a better example of ‘sincere passion’ than Virat Kohli. Perhaps no future Indian captain will celebrate the fall of a wicket of the rival team as joyously as Kohli.

Virat Kohli steps down as India Men’s Test captain

Kohli's resignation comes after India lost the Test series to South Africa. Under Kohli's captaincy, India had achieved world no. 1 rank and reached the World Test Championship final.

Porous middle order, selection: Where India’s bid for 1st series win in South Africa went wrong

India looked primed to achieve the goal after going 1-0 up at Centurion, but the Proteas’ turnaround in the new year exposed several of India's batting weaknesses.

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.

KL Rahul replaces injured Rohit Sharma as India’s vice-captain for South Africa Test series

The appointment shows BCCI is looking at KL Rahul as a long-term potential leader. Earlier, Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the tour due to a recurring left hamstring injury.

Rohit Sharma replaces Virat Kohli as India’s ODI skipper, gets vice-captaincy of Tests too

Kohli will continue to be the captain for red-ball cricket. BCCI announced the 18-member squad for 3 Test series which doesn't include Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel & Shubman Gill.

SubscriberWrites:The Ravi Shashtri-Virat Kohli era redefined Indian cricket

Indian cricket team has taken giant leaps under this duo and it can only go upwards from here, writes Harisundar Kumar.

VVS Laxman will replace Rahul Dravid as National Cricket Academy head

Laxman's appointment will come into effect before BCCI's annual general meeting on 4 December. He had initially declined the offer as he was reluctant to shift base to Bengaluru.

India sign off Kohli-Shastri era disappointingly, without an ICC trophy

India chased down the 133-run target against Namibia with 4.4 overs to spare, and ended their Men’s WC T20 run with three wins and two losses, failing to qualify for the semi-finals.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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