Rohit Sharma attends a training session in Melbourne on Thursday. Courtesy: Twitter
Pacer Shardul Thakur took his second consecutive three-wicket haul while Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled a miserly spell, taking two wickets, after captain Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 80,
India’s record-breaking win in Brisbane has been stealing headlines globally and now the Men in Blue are hailed as ‘Immortals’. Great accolade for the boys, and they deserve it. But there could be downside to all this — screws may get turned on Virat Kohli
Kohli will fly back home after the first Test, which gets under way on Dec.17, to be beside his expecting wife Anushka Sharma. The power couple is expecting their first child in January next year.
India is in top gear at the moment after the historic Test victory in Australia. Team India will look to continue the win streak when they meet England at home next month. Of course India will enjoy home advantage but to underestimate England’s prowess would we a grave error. For sure Kohli can’t take the series lightly after the heroics at the Gabba by the Ajinkya Rahane led side (“Buoyant India look to continue dominance in Tests at home against England,” Jan. 23, Gulf Today).
More than 1,200 cricketers from India and 18 countries across the world have registered to go under the hammer in Bangalore on Feb.12 and 13 for the 15th edition of the world's most lucrative cricket tournament.
The strong winds played havoc at Yas Links but Jamieson remained steady and composed as he battled to a two over par 74 to enter the weekend on a seven under leading total.
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