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India’s World Cup trial formula could cost the team its next Dhoni

The endless audition the selection committee has conducted for World Cup spots leaves Team India with several questions.

Pakistan sees red over Kohli & team wearing camouflage military caps to ODI, demand action

Pakistan said India was politicising cricket after the team wore military caps during the third ODI against Australia in tribute to the CRPF jawans killed in the Pulawama attack.
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Team will respect govt’s decision, says Virat Kohli on Indo-Pak World Cup game

Indian captain Virat Kohli said team would stick by what the nation wants to do in light of the Pulwama attack.

Virat Kohli’s India will have to battle not just Australia but also demons of a decade

Data analysis shows that India’s overseas Test performance has dropped off a cliff since 2009, and Ravi Shastri’s ‘best away team in 15 years’ boast is false.
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With online channels like Hotstar, is women’s cricket finally getting its due in India?

India may have lost the ICC Women's World T20 semi-finals against England, but the ‘Women in Blue’ are gaining popularity and viewership thanks to online live streaming channels like Hotstar.
India Australia

Virat Kohli’s Team India best bet to beat Australia or are we taking home team for granted?

Virat Kohli’s Team India is gearing up to take on a not-so-formidable Australian team, playing without their star batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner. Cricket experts feel this could be India’s best chance to register their first Test series win Down Under. ThePrint asks: Virat Kohli’s Team India best bet to beat Australia or are we taking home team for granted? This may be the best team to beat Australia in Australia Ayaz Memon Senior sports journalist, columnist and commentator Is this the best team to beat Australia in Australia? Going by the track record, this may be correct. Our bowling line-up looks very good. But our batsmen need to score runs for our bowlers to have enough opportunity. Let's not forget, the same team lost to South Africa in South Africa and to England in England. Ultimately, the onus lies on the batsmen, who have sadly not been doing well at all. In India, we...

How demonetisation left India’s economy in a mess, and Kohli’s comment angers Twitterati

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Sugar and spice, and not so nice: An arrogant Virat Kohli is great news for Indian cricket

As a professional cricketer, Virat Kohli’s job is to win games and not popularity contests.

On Camera

File photo of Narendra Modi at the Dhola Sadia Bridge, across River Brahmaputra, in Assam | PIB

Under Modi government, the PMGSY road scheme is connecting every last Indian

Beneficiaries of the programme from Manipur, Meghalaya and Odisha talk about how their lives were transformed thanks to the newly built roads.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.

Defence

A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.