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KL Rahul century, Virat Kohli record, India vs. Pakistan

KL Rahul century, Virat Kohli record, India vs. Pakistan Asia Cup 2023" In a thrilling Asia Cup 2023 match between India and Pakistan, KL Rahul's explosive performance left Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma stunned. Rahul made a remarkable comeback to the Indian cricket team with a century, hitting a massive six that astonished both Kohli and Sharma. During the match, Rahul displayed an aggressive approach, particularly against Pakistan's spin duo of Shadab Khan and Iftikhar Ahmed. He took on their deliveries with confidence
KL Rahul not captaincy material? Manoj Tiwary unimpressed with selectors' call in South Africa tour

KL Rahul not captaincy material? Manoj Tiwary unimpressed with…

Former India batter Manoj Tiwary questioned the selectors' call to appoint KL Rahul as stand-in captain during the South Africa tour, saying what did they see in hm as "captaincy material", adding that it takes time to groom a player into a leadership role. KL Rahul chipped in as captain in the absence of Rohit Sharma during the ODI series which India lost 0-3 in South Africa. He was also made the captain for the 2nd Test when Virat Kohli sat out due
Rahul ready for unique challenges posed by tests in South Africa

Rahul ready for unique challenges posed by tests in…

India vice-captain KL Rahul knows all too well the unique challenges batting in South Africa brings but says helping the team to get off to a solid start will be a key ingredient to victory ahead of the first test in Pretoria on Sunday. India have never won a test series in South Africa, but after recent successes in Australia and England are buoyed by their ability to compete on the road. Rahul concedes South Africa present an altogether different trial though, especially
KL Rahul's Blistering Knock In Punjab Kings' Consolidation Win vs Chennai Super Kings

KL Rahul’s Blistering Knock In Punjab Kings’ Consolidation Win…

IPL 2021, CSK vs PBKS: KL Rahul smashed an unbeaten knock of 98 off 42 balls to help Punjab Kings cruise to a win against Chennai Super Kings on Thursday. KL Rahul saved his best for the last as his unbeaten 98 off 42 balls, which for a change was full of intent quotient, helping Punjab Kings crush Chennai Super Kings by six wickets in an inconsequential IPL encounter on Thursday. Chasing 135 for victory, the Punjab team stormed to victory in 13

IPL 2020 Orange Cap Holder: KL Rahul Retains Top…

IPL 2020 Orange Cap holder: Kings XI Punjab batsman KL Rahul (302 runs) retained the top spot in the run-scoring charts after the IPL 2020 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday. Rahul Tripathi celebrated his promotion to the top by striking a 51-ball 81 as Kolkata Knight Riders returned to winning ways with a 10-run victory over Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League here on Wednesday. Tripathi stood tall on the way to his fifth IPL fifty

Takeaways From India vs New Zealand T20I Series

Team India completed their very first whitewash against the Kiwis in a T20I series in New Zealand by winning the last and final game at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui by seven runs. This was the first time ever that India played a five-match T20I series against any T20I international team. With the World T20 to be played later this year in Australia, this series was seen as a dress rehearsal for the mega event. The series resulted in a number of

New Zealand vs India 4th T20 Preview: Depleted Kiwis…

India won the third T20I against New Zealand in the Super Over to win their maiden T20I series against the Kiwis on their home soil. Rohit Sharma smacked two sixes in the final two balls to help India chase down 18 required to win in the Super Over. This was after New Zealand, on the back of Kane Williamson's 95 ended on 179 for 6 after their 20 overs. The New Zealand vs India 4th T20I will now be played at Wellington, with

New Zealand vs India 3rd T20I: Must-Win Game for…

The first two games of the five-match T20I series between New Zealand and India produced two very different games on the same pitch. While the first game saw nearly 400 runs scored, the second saw that the home team had struggled to get runs against a formidable Indian attack. As it turned out, the Kiwis lost two back to back games and are now facing a must-win situation. The New Zealand vs India 3rd T20I will be played in Hamilton, which is the

New Zealand vs India 2020, 2nd T20I: India Look…

India got off to a winning start in their first overseas tour in 2020 as they beat New Zealand by six wickets in the first T20I in Auckland. The New Zealand vs India 2020 2nd T20I will be played on January 26, Sunday. Courtesy their win in the first game, India have an upper hand going into this second game. The Indian batsmen rose up to the occasion as they chased down 204 needed for victory. Despite losing Rohit Sharma early, KL Rahul

New Zealand vs India 2020, 1st T20I: T20Is Kick…

India play New Zealand in a full-fledged tour comprising of five T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests with the T20Is kicking off the series from January 24 at Eden Park, Auckland. This is the first time India is playing in a five-match T20I series. Also, this is the first time both the teams are meeting since their last in the 2019 World Cup semi-final where India lost to New Zealand to exit the tournament. India comes into the series after being unbeaten at

IPL 2020 Captains: Leaders of All 8 Teams

The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League is likely to kick off from March 29 with Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians set to play the season opener at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. The squads for IPL 2020 are now ready with the franchisees buying players that they thought would fit the bill. Overall, all the squads are strongly composed and all the bases are covered. The IPL 2020 captains have also been chosen for all the respective teams. While some

IPL 2020 Orange Cap: Players Who Can Top-Score in…

The 13th season of the Indian Premier League is likely to start from March 29 in Mumbai with Mumbai Indians taking on the Chennai Super Kings. The match kicks off a series of 60 plus matches after which the season finale is likely to be played on May 12. All the teams have build a strong squad after the IPL 2020 auctions and are eyeing to lift the title in the upcoming season. Over the years the IPL has seen big names winning

IPL 2020: 5 Players to Watch Out For KXIP…

Kings XI Punjab like the Royal Challengers Bangalore have been the perennial underachievers in the Indian Premier League. Despite picking a strong team season after season, they somehow fail to translate their performance into potential. Something that has hurt their progress in the past editions is also their constant change of support staff. They have changed their support staff almost every season which has not resulted in the way they wanted it to be. This edition again they have picked a strong squad

India vs Sri Lanka 2020, 2nd T20I Preview: Teams…

India did not have the best of starts to their Mission 2020 campaign as the first T20I against Sri Lanka was abandoned due to rain. Despite the best efforts of the ground staff, the playing conditions were not conducive enough to let the game happen. This meant that the India vs Sri Lanka 2020 series hasn't yet started. Though the outfield was ready on time, the pitch had too many patches of water soaked into it and the ground staff failed to get

IPL 2020: Predicted Line-Up Of KXIP This Season

Kings XI Punjab bought two of the costliest players of IPL 2020 as they roped in Glenn Maxwell and Sheldon Cottrell. The 2014 finalists have once again accumulated a good squad and will hope that this time around they not only make the IPL final but win the much-coveted trophy as well. Having got a well-rounded squad, KXIP have a tough task of figuring out the best possible predicted line-up for the tournament which can help them win maximum number of matches. KXIP

India vs West Indies, 1st ODI: Windies T20 Temperament…

India won the third T20I in Mumbai to win the T20I series 2-1. They won the match by 67 runs to set a batting template that the team would like to replicate in the remainder of the T20I games that they play in the build-up to the World T20 next year. The India vs West Indies series now moves on from the T20Is to the ODIs with a series win in the mind of both teams. The three-match series kicks off with the
MS Dhoni as wicket-keeper-batsman

5 Players Who Can Replace MS Dhoni as Wicket-Keeper-Batsman…

There has been immense speculation pertaining to MS Dhoni’s retirement although the legend has not clarified himself as to when he is finally considering hanging up his boots. However, the selectors will definitely look at long-term solutions which are clearly not Dinesh Karthik or Wriddhiman Saha since both do not have youth on their side. Here’s looking at 5 players who can replace MS Dhoni as wicket-keeper-batsmen in the Indian cricket team. Ishan Kishan - Ishan Kishan also hails from Jharkhand and his

Australia vs India, first T20I: Preview

After whitewashing West Indies 3-0 in the recently-concluded T20I series in India, the Men in Blue have already traveled to Australia where they will begin their long tour with a three-match T20I series against the hosts starting at The Gabba in Brisbane on November 21. They will look to start the series on a high as it will give them a lot of confidence in the remaining T20I matches and the subsequent four-match Test series. Head to Head Aussies no match for India

India v WI: Five takeaways from the T20I series

The 3-match India-West Indies T20 series ended last night in Chennai, with India comfortably clinching the series 3-0. It was another comprehensive performance by the Men in Blue at home and the West Indies have a lot of soul searching to do. For now, here is a look at the five takeaways from the T20 series. Rohit excels as a captain, again As he had done in the Indian Premiere League (IPL) for the Mumbai Indians a number of times, Rohit Sharma led