Kohli becomes second India batsman to reach 900-point mark

Dubai, Jan 18 (PTI) Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900- point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test.

Gavaskar, one of the ICC Cricket Hall of Famers…

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Sharapova cranks up title charge on day four

Melbourne, Jan 18 (AFP) Maria Sharapova laid down her Australian Open title credentials on a scorching hot Melbourne day Thursday, with Caroline Garcia and fellow veteran Agnieszka Radwanksa joining her in the third round.

With the temperatures heading towards an energy-sapping 39 Celsius (102 Fahrenheit) and ice-towels in…

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Zero preparation for SA, India wasted time playing SL: Bedi

New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi is not at all surprised with the current team’s surrender in South Africa as he feels Virat Kohli’s men went into the series without serious preparation and “wasted time” playing against Sri Lanka.

The 135-run defeat…

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India vs South Africa 2nd Test: Scoreboard on Day 4

Centurion, Jan 17:  Scoreboard at stumps on the fourth day of the second cricket Test between South Africa and India here on Tuesday.

South Africa (First Innings): 335

India (First Innings): 307

South Africa (Second Innings):

Aiden Markram lbw b Bumrah 1
Dean Elgar c Rahul b Shami 61
Hashim…

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Third day's morning session important for us, says Ishant

Centurion (South Africa), Jan 15  India pacer Ishant Sharma on Sunday said the morning session of the third day’s play against South Africa will be important for the team.

Ishant, who bagged three wickets in the first innings, said it is crucial for the team that how skipper Virat…

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