India's premier batsman and team's vice-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday suddenly lost his cool after the training session here today as he hurled abuses at a journalist before the side's group league game against West Indies at the WACA on Friday.
Indian team has performed to its potential in the cricket World Cup so far despite having being "mentally drained" by the preceding tri-series, according to Team Director Ravi Shastri who today dismissed that series as "sheer waste of time and energy".
Even the most ardent supporters of Team India would not have expected such an incredible performance from them in their first two matches of the ongoing World Cup against high-profile teams like Pakistan and South Africa.
India's stunning turnaround of fortunes in the cricket World Cup may have surprised many but not team director Ravi Shastri, who says the "script went on expected lines" as he had full faith in the players' abilities.
In my previous office during the ICC World Cup 2011, India were up against England in their second match of the tournament and Sachin Tendulkar, batting on 32 off 50 balls, was taking his own time to get going.
In a sensational claim, noted Malayalam singer Madhu Balakrishnan on Friday said his brother-in-law and cricketer S Sreesanth survived a murder attempt in Tihar jail where he was lodged in connection with the IPL spot fixing scam in 2013.
It has been a near-flawless performance by the Indian cricket team in the ongoing ICC World Cup but there is one grey area that skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and the team management would quickly like to address before the side gets ready for the all-important knock-out stage of the competition.
Innovation is the name of the game if one wants to beat drudgery of mundane training sessions as Team India showed on Wednesday during their 75-minute fielding session with drills that had the cricketers interested and enjoying every bit of it.
Indian cricket team's sudden breaks from training session may have raised a few eyebrows but Mahendra Singh Dhoni's theory got firm backing from Sachin Tendulkar, who feels that an ideal balance needs to be struck between "staying fresh and not over burdening with additional practice."
India's premier batsman Virat Kohli on Saturday declared that after experimenting with his batting position, the team management has reached a conclusion that number three is the best slot for him in the World Cup.
People of Jammu region bordering Pakistan and BSF personnel posted along the frontier erupted in joy as Indian cricket team scored a 76-run win over the neighbouring country's squad in World Cup on Sunday.
In an exclusive interview to Zee Media, former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf wished the Indian cricket team luck ahead of its much-anticipated clash against the arch-rivals at Adelaide Oval on Sunday.