Controversy's own child Rakhi Sawant has done it again. The item girl has expressed her love for none other than Indian cricket team’s vice-captain Virat Kohli , while addressing the media during an event, reports suggest.
The just-elected office bearers of the BCCI might have shown some interest in improving its relationship with the media, but the Indian cricket team management continued to keep its distance from the touring national media contingent with members of the fourth estate being banned from entering the hotel premises.
As a result of a record last-wicket partnership between Joe Root and James Anderson, England made a spectacular comeback in the first Test against India. At stumps on Day 3, India were leading by 128 runs with seven wickets remaining.
Pressed into service after injury to Mahendra Singh Dhoni, wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik today said being an "outsider", he can add a bit of freshness to India`s Asia Cup campaign after the battering in recent international engagements.
Far from being bogged down by captaincy, Virat Kohli said he is looking forward to leading an under-fire Indian cricket team in the Asia Cup starting tomorrow even though it is a tough position to be in.
As a skipper, it would be the biggest challenge for Virat Kohli. Though the Delhi batsman had led the ODI team quite successfully in Zimbabwe last year, Asia Cup would be a real test of his captaincy skills.
Left-arm orthodox bowler Ravindra Jadeja seems to have taken more than a liking for Australian captains, having clinched their wickets six out of seven times in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy series against Australia.
The retirement of some batting greats and the recent failure to dominate England with spinners on home soil make India a "vulnerable" side in the upcoming Test against Australia, former cricketer Jeoff Lawson has commented.