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On This Day: Sachin Tendulkar Breached the 200-Run Mark…

It was on this very day 10 years ago that God of Cricket Sachin Tendulkar achieved something in Gwalior that was never expected to happen in ODI cricket. He became the first batsman to score an ODI double hundred. It was also an unbeaten knock from the Little Master. Back then, getting to this feat was considered impossible, but it was Tendulkar who made it possible. Since Sachin Tendulkar's trendsetting 200, five more players have reached that milestone in ODI internationals. Rohit Sharma,

World Test Championship: India’s Road Ahead After First Loss

India lost their first Test in the ongoing World Test Championship as they were beaten by New Zealand in the first Test in Wellington. New Zealand registered a resounding win by 10 wickets as India finally were beaten in the WTC. This is their second overseas tour after they played the Windies to kick off their journey in the World Test Championship. We take a look at India's road ahead after first loss. Indian skipper Virat Kohli in the post-match press conference spoke

IPL 2020 Promo Launched: Witty Video Takes Internet by…

The much-awaited IPL 2020 promo was launched on Sunday, February 23. The official Twitter handle of the Indian Premier League (IPL) shared a video marking the prelude to the world's most-followed T20 franchise cricket league. Season 13 of the IPL is all set to begin from March 29 with the first match to be played in Mumbai between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. MS Dhoni will make a comeback to cricket, much to the delight of his fans. He last

Zero Tons in 19 Innings: Stats Reveal Virat Kohli’s…

Virat Kohli was dismissed for just 2 on the opening day of the first Test between New Zealand and India in Wellington. By the end of the day, India are tottering at 122 for 5 as their batters failed to play the moving ball at the Basin Reserve. Kohli's failure has highlighted his recent lean patch with the bat. Throughout the ongoing New Zealand tour, Kohli has managed to score just a single fifty across 8 innings in all 3 international formats. This

NZ vs Ind 1st Test: Talking Points Ahead of…

After the completion of the limited-overs leg of the tour, India and New Zealand are all set to face each other in a two-Test match series starting from 21 February in Wellington. The NZ vs Ind 1st Test will be India's first red-ball series in 2020. The series is a part of the World Test Championship featuring the top 10 teams in the ICC Test rankings. Ahead of the first Test, there are plenty of talking points for the Indian cricket team led

Virat Kohli’s Retirement Plan- Indian Skipper Makes Stunning Revelation

Addressing the press-conference ahead of the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington which starts from February 21, Indian skipper Virat Kohli said that he is thinking about retiring from one format in the future keeping in mind his workload for the team. However, he also said that, he will be playing all three formats for at least three years and then think about retiring from one format, probably T20Is. He also spoke about the bigger picture concerning the Indian team with two

U19 World Cup: Journey of Previous Indian Cricketers

Bangladesh won their maiden U19 World Cup by beating India in the U19 World Cup 2020 final which was held this time in South Africa. This was the first ICC title won by the country in their entire cricket history. Meanwhile, for the Indian players, this is a stepping stone in finding a long career in the sport. The likes of Yashsvi Jaiswal, Priyam Garg, Ravi Bishnoi also managed to bag IPL contracts which is a great sign for their future as well. 

IPL 2020: RCB Unveil New Logo Ahead of Season…

RCB unveiled new logo ahead of season 13 in the IPL. The club said the new logo design, which features a lion, "embodies the bold and fearless attitude" of the side. “The elements in the logo is a commitment to continuously entertain and engage with fans who are the force behind Royal Challengers Bangalore. We believe a change in identity for the club was necessary to effectively live and breathe this vision and celebrate the passion for cricket and playing bold" said Sanjeev

India vs New Zealand 2020: Takeaways for Team India…

"ODIs aren't too relevant this year compared to Tests and T20s", Indian skipper Virat Kohli said after they lost the third ODI against the Kiwis at Mount Maunganui. India registered a dubious record after being whitewashed by the Kiwis in their very first ODI series away from home in the new year. India have lost all the matches in a bilateral series of three or more in ODIs for the fourth time - 0-5 to West Indies in 1983-84, 0-5 to West Indies

New Zealand vs India 3rd ODI Preview: Team India…

The Indian team led by Virat Kohli lost the three-match ODI series against New Zealand after being beaten by 22 runs in the second ODI in Auckland. Chasing 274, India were all-out for 251 after Navdeep Saini and Ravindra Jadeja's efforts were not enough to see India home. The win in Auckland sealed New Zealand’s first ODI series win against India since 2013-14. India vs New Zealand 2020 ODI series is now in its last leg with the New Zealand vs India 3rd

New Zealand vs India 2nd ODI Preview: Men in…

The New Zealand vs India 2nd ODI will be played at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday, February 08. India's tour started at this very ground with two back to back wins against the Kiwis in the T20Is. However, India lost the first ODI in Hamiton against New Zealand and thus find themselves in a must-win situation in the second ODI. They need to win the game to stay alive in the series. They went with a wrong team combination in the first

New Zealand vs India 2020, 1st ODI Preview: Teams…

After India whitewashed the Kiwis 5-0 in the T20I series, the ODI series will kick off with the first ODI in Hamilton on Wednesday, February 5. There are injury concerns for both teams before New Zealand vs India 2020 1st ODI. For India, Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the ODI and the Test series after he survived a calf injury in the fifth and final T20I. Rohit had to ultimately leave the field retired hurt after he pulled up a calf

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 2020 5th T20I Preview: Devastated…

New Zealand lost two back to back T20Is against India from potentially winning positions after it went down to the Super Over. So far winless in the series, the Kiwis are looking for some inspiration as they prepare for the final T20I at Mount Maunganui. Needing seven runs to win in the final over, the Kiwis yet again managed to take the game to the Super Over to end up on the losing side of it once again. This was their seventh loss

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