India’s KL Rahul in action against New Zealand during their Twenty/20 international match in Auckland on Friday. Associated Press
KL Rahul’s fifty coupled with tight bowling, led India to a facile seven-wicket victory against New Zealand in the second Twenty 20 match to take a 2-0 series lead on Sunday.
Sourav Ganguly, affectionately known as Dada, is an Indian cricket commentator and former cricketer and captain of the Indian national team.
Team India will be looking to take revenge of their last ODI series defeat against Australia when the two teams meet in the first game of the three-match rubber at the Wankhede on Tuesday.
Dhoni has not played international cricket since the World Cup last year, but coach Ravi Shastri recently said the wicketkeeper-batsman could be in contention for the T20 World Cup in Australia this year if he performs well in the Indian Premier League.
Taking to Twitter, Kohli said: "Hello, I am Virat Kohli. Today I am speaking to you not as an India player, but as a citizen of the country. What I have seen in the last few days people moving in groups, not abiding by curfew rules, not following lockdown guidelines it shows that we are taking the fight very lightly. But this fight is not as easy as it looks or feels."
A two-year leadership ban slapped on Steve Smith after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa ended on Sunday, leaving the master batsman free to skipper Australia again.
With careers spent scratching around dusty outposts, sometimes with “just $100” in their pockets, Tennis’ unheralded army of foot soldiers claim they are struggling to afford food after being made unemployed overnight by the coronavirus pandemic.