Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicVirat Kohli

Topic: Virat Kohli

After Kohli-Kumble spat, I spoke to Tendulkar. He was conscious of the disquiet

In my conversations with the captain and team management, it was conveyed that Kumble was too much of a disciplinarian and the team members were not too happy.

10-team IPL begins today after mega auction reset. Here’s how the squads stack up

15th edition of IPL features 10 teams for the first time since 2011. Many names synonymous with certain franchises have been shuffled around, and there are few clear favourites.

SubscriberWrites: Virat Kohli’s legacy is a mixed one. He failed at team selection

A certain cult of personality and lack of appreciation for the institution of Indian cricket is part of Kohli’s legacy, writes Vijay Sundaresan

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.

Rohit returns as BCCI announces ODI squad for Windies series, Ravi Bishnoi gets maiden call-up

While Ashwin has been dropped from white-ball team, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Shami have also been rested from the series, BCCI secretary Jay Shah was quoted as saying in a press release.

India suffer 31-run loss after no answer to Bavuma and vd Dussen’s contrasting centuries

Stand-in skipper K.L. Rahul’s first match as ODI captain ended in defeat as South Africa defended a challenging 296 despite flourish from Thakur at the end.

When Kohli took over from Dhoni a template was set. Now BCCI has set India back two decades

Before Dhoni, an entire five-part drama ensued before a captain was removed. He changed the Aristotelian ‘foul’ play with a ‘refreshing’ two-part narrative.

‘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.

Kohli quitting is a blow to Indian cricket. BCCI could’ve handled this better

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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.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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India shouldn’t retain ties with Afghanistan’s previous rulers, says Taliban leader Shaheen

Suhail Shaheen, Taliban's spokesperson, says security will be provided if India plans to reopen its embassy and can finish incomplete projects.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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