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Yuvraj Singh deserved a better send off: Rohit Sharma

Indian opener Rohit Sharma feels Yuvraj Singh, who has announced his retirement from international cricket, deserved a better farewell.Taking to social media after Yuvraj announced his retirement, Rohit said: “You don’t know what you got till it’s gone. Love you brother man. You deserved a better send off.” On Monday, the stylish southpaw announced his

Spinners changed the game for us: Rohit Sharma

Spinners changed the game for us: Rohit Sharma

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma believes it was his spinners who changed the game which the hosts won in the Super Over against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), here on Thursday. In a nail-biting contest, MI, the three-time champions held their nerves and defeated Hyderabad to confirm

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma fined for breach of conduct

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has been fined 15 per cent of his match fees for breach of code of conduct during a match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), here.Rohit, after being adjudged LBW during the second innings on Sunday when his side was chasing

Rohit Sharma 3rd Indian to score 8K T20 runs

Explosive opener Rohit Sharma has become the third Indian batsman to score 8,000 runs in T20 cricket. He achieved the feat while playing for Mumbai Indians against Delhi Capitals in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).Rohit scored 30 off 22 balls in Mumbai’s 40-run win over DC in Thursday’s game at the

Karthik makes it, Rishabh Pant ignored in India's World Cup squad

Karthik makes it, Rishabh Pant ignored in India’s World Cup squad

Veteran Dinesh Karthik pipped young turk Rishabh Pant in the fight for the second wicket keeper’s slot in India’s 15-strong squad announced Monday for the ICC World Cup starting May 30 in England. There were no surprises as the MSK Prasad-headed selection committee maintained continuity in their choices with the only topic of discussion being

MI skipper Rohit Sharma fined for slow over rate

Rohit Sharma fined : Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma was fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Mohali. As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, Rohit

Indian opener Rohit Sharma rested from India A match against Kiwis

Indian opener Rohit Sharma rested from India A match against Kiwis

Indian opener Rohit Sharma rested from India A match against Kiwis. Rohit Sharma has been rested by the medical team of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from the Indian A’s first four-day match against New Zealand A. According to an official statement by the BCCI, the decision was taken keeping in mind

South Africa won toss against India in 1st Test

South Africa won toss against India in 1st Test: South Africa won the toss and opted to bat in the first Test match against India at the Newlands here on Friday. For India, pacer Jasprit Bumrah made his Test debut while Hardik Pandya was also included in the squad which is playing with one spinner. South Africa

Bigwigs of sports world lined-up in Virushka Mumbai reception

Bigwigs of sports world lined-up in Virushka Mumbai reception

Virushka Mumbai reception: After an extravagant Delhi reception, newlywed Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma hosted their second star-studded marriage reception in the Astor Ballroom of St Regis, which saw the bigwigs of cricket and high-profile celebs of Bollywood.The star couple — Indian skipper Virat and Bollywood actress Anushka — tied the knot in a private

Rohit Sharma steals the show in maiden series as Captain

New Delhi, Dec 25, Stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma ruled the limited-overs leg of the home series against Sri Lanka, finishing as the highest-run scorer in the two formats while leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal ended up as the top wicket-taker. Rohit was simply unstoppable in his first full series as captain. He toyed with the hapless

India aim to whitewash Sri Lanka in third T20I

Mumbai, Dec 23, After overpowering Sri Lanka to clinch the series 2-0, India will look to continue their winning streak and clean sweep the series in the third Twenty20 International (T20I) at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. On a triumphant run, India have been flamboyant in their approach to outclass Sri Lanka by 93

Rohit Sharma enters top 5 spot in ODI rankings

Dubai, Dec 18, India opener Rohit Sharma has climbed to the fifth spot amongst batsmen in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) player rankings released here on Monday. The right-handed batsman has gained two slots and crossed the 800-point mark for the first time after leading India to a 2-1 ODI series

India beat Sri Lanka by 141 in 2nd ODI

Mohali, Dec 13, India crushed Sri Lanka by 141 runs in the second one-dayer to level the three-match series 1-1, here today. The Indian opener composed his third double century in ODIs as the hosts crushed Sri Lanka by 141 runs to level the series. Rohit Sharma created history as he notched up a world record third double

Rohit's record double ton

Rohit’s record double ton powers India to 392/4 in second ODI

Rohit’s record double ton: Skipper Rohit Sharma led from the front with his third ODI double century to help India post a mammoth 392/4 against Sri Lanka in the second One-day International at the Punjab Cricket Association I.S. Bindra Stadium here on Wednesday. Sharma, who belted an unbeaten 153-ball 208, comprising 13 fours and 12 sixes,

Rohit Sharma advises newlywed Virat and Anushka

Rohit Sharma advises newlywed Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Rohit Sharma advises newlywed Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma. Anushka and Virat had tied the knot on Monday in Italy at a countryside resort named Borgo Finocchieto. The couple will be hosting a reception in New Delhi for their relatives on December 21 which will be followed by a reception for industry friends and cricketers in

Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl against India in 2nd ODI

Sri Lanka win toss: Sri Lanka skipper Thisara Perera won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the second ODI of the three-match series at Mohali, today. For India, Tamil Nadu off spin-bowling all rounder Washington Sundar received his maiden ODI cap. He replaced Kuldeep Yadav in the playing XI. Sri Lanka, on the other

Kohli rested, India all set to take Lanka in ODI series opener

Kohli rested, India all set to take Lanka in ODI series opener

India set take Lanka ODI series opener: As the three-match One Day International (ODI) series between India and Sri Lanka begins on Sunday, the hosts will aim to attain the top spot at the ICC team rankings, whereas the visitors will look forward to taste a win after the Test series loss. Though the Indian

Kohli rested for Sri Lanka ODIs, Rohit to lead

New Delhi, Nov 27: Kohli rested for Sri Lanka ODIs, Rohit to lead. Days after India skipper Virat Kohli hit out at the cramped schedule of the team ahead of the crucial South Africa tour next month, the BCCI selection committee on Monday rested the 29-year-old batsman for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri

India vs Sri Lanka: Bhuvneshwar, Dhawan released from team

India vs Sri Lanka: Bhuvneshwar, Dhawan released from team

Bhuvneshwar Dhawan released team: Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan have been released from India’s Test team due to personal reasons. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday said in statement, “The duo made a request to the selectors and the team management to release them owing to personal reasons.”While

Indian squad for first 3 ODIs against Australia

Indian squad for first 3 ODIs against Australia

Indian squad for first 3 ODIs against Australia. BCCI selection committee announced the squad for the first three one-day internationals for the Australia series and as expected there were not many changes from the squad that beat Sri Lanka in the ODI series recently.The Board of Control for Cricket of India still did not include