Rohit Sharma

India in South Africa: Virat Kohli's Bhuvneshwar theory reeks of bias

India in South Africa: Virat Kohli's Bhuvneshwar theory reeks of bias

If Rohit gets a Test nod ahead of vice-captain Rahane based on current form, then why was that criterion overlooked when Kohli and Shastri decided to replace Bhuvneshwar with Ishant in the eleven for the second Test against SA?

Jan 13, 2018, 17:30 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Kepler Wessels shows soft corner for Ajinkya Rahane, backs Virat Kohli to come good on bouncy wickets soon

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Kepler Wessels shows soft corner for Ajinkya Rahane, backs Virat Kohli to come good on bouncy wickets soon

Former South Africa captain Kepler Wessels has revealed that he was surprised to see Ajinkya Rahane out of the Indian team for the first Test in Cape Town against South Africa that the visitors lost by 72 runs after an abominable batting performance in the match.

Jan 12, 2018, 17:22 PM IST
India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Centurion: India need to exorcise Cape Town ghosts quickly

India v South Africa, 2nd Test, Centurion: India need to exorcise Cape Town ghosts quickly

The Indian team has had just four days to mend their hearts from the 72-run crushing defeat they suffered on Monday at the hands of South Africa in the first Test.

Jan 12, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Rohit Sharma's 'home' form preferred over Ajinkya Rahane's 'overseas' record, confirms Virat Kohli

Rohit Sharma's 'home' form preferred over Ajinkya Rahane's 'overseas' record, confirms Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli has defended the selection of Rohit Sharma in the first Test against South Africa, saying he was picked ahead of Ajinkya Rahane on current form.

Jan 09, 2018, 13:10 PM IST
India in South Africa: Twitter roasts Rohit Sharma after his 59-ball 11 in Newlands Test

India in South Africa: Twitter roasts Rohit Sharma after his 59-ball 11 in Newlands Test

 Rohit had a chance to silence his critics, some of whom even call him a 'flat-track bully', by scoring on a seaming overseas track against SA in Newlands. But it didn't happen. 

Jan 06, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
2018 IPL retention: Kolkata Knight Riders keep Gautam Gambhir out, MS Dhoni reunites with Chennai Super Kings

2018 IPL retention: Kolkata Knight Riders keep Gautam Gambhir out, MS Dhoni reunites with Chennai Super Kings

Gambhir, who led Kolkata Knight Riders to two trophies, was, to the surprise of many, absent from the franchise's retention list, while Dhoni was brought back by Chennai Super Kings for the upcoming season. 

Jan 04, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
WATCH: Men in Blue sweat it out, ahead of crucial South Africa challenge

WATCH: Men in Blue sweat it out, ahead of crucial South Africa challenge

The Indian team's preparations are in full swing, as they prepare to take on the Proteas on Friday.

Jan 02, 2018, 15:04 PM IST
IPL: Mumbai Indians set to retain Rohit Sharma and Pandya brothers

IPL: Mumbai Indians set to retain Rohit Sharma and Pandya brothers

While the last date of submission for the player retention is January 4, the franchises are more or less certain about the kind of players they would like to retain and the ones they would buy back with Right To Match (RTM) cards.

Jan 01, 2018, 20:07 PM IST
Day not far when batsmen will score 400 in ODIs, says Kapil Dev

Day not far when batsmen will score 400 in ODIs, says Kapil Dev

Former India captain Kapil Dev feels the way modern-day cricket is progressing, that day may not be far when a batsman goes on to score 400 in one-day internationals (ODI).

Dec 28, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Rohit Sharma defends MS Dhoni's place in India's ODI and T20I teams

Rohit Sharma defends MS Dhoni's place in India's ODI and T20I teams

The Mumbai batsman added that those criticising Dhoni needed to focus on the present given that there is still time for the next 50-over World Cup.

Dec 26, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
Rohit Sharma is better than Virat Kohli in limited overs, feels former BCCI chief selector Sandeep Patil

Rohit Sharma is better than Virat Kohli in limited overs, feels former BCCI chief selector Sandeep Patil

Rohit recently blasted a record third ODI double ton, leading the home side to a 2-1 win in the three-match rubber against Sri Lanka in the absence of regular skipper Kohli, who took a break to tie the knot with Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma.

Dec 26, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Dale Steyn would be challenged by India, feels Harbhajan Singh

Dale Steyn would be challenged by India, feels Harbhajan Singh

For someone, who was known as Ricky Ponting's nemesis (he got the former Australian captain 12 times in Tests), Harbhajan refuses to believe the theory that off-spinners would only be effective against a team that has more left-handers.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: Statistical highlights

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: Statistical highlights

In all three formats this year – Tests, ODIs and T20Is, India have won 37 matches and lost 12 out of 53 contested. The remaining four could not produce results – the win/loss ratio being 3.083. This is their best performance in terms of wins in a calendar year.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:05 PM IST
'We would have chased down any target,' says Rohit Sharma

'We would have chased down any target,' says Rohit Sharma

"Throughout the series we had six batters plus one all rounder, so we had seven batsmen. We always knew that whatever target is set up, we back our batsmen to get it," Rohit said after India beat Sri Lanka by five wickets to sweep the three-match T20 series 3-0.

Dec 24, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: Hosts sweep series 3-0 with five-wicket win

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: Hosts sweep series 3-0 with five-wicket win

India achieved the below-par 136-run target in 19.2 overs to win at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Dec 24, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: When, where, TV listing, teams

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: When, where, TV listing, teams

Although this is a dead rubber match, Sri Lanka have their pride at stake and few of the Indian players need to prove their mettle for the national team selectors – in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on Sunday, 24th December 2017.

Dec 24, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: Hosts eye clean sweep, No. 2 rank

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: Hosts eye clean sweep, No. 2 rank

For the Islanders, it has been a forgetful year and the two recent defeats against India have just added to their misery.

Dec 24, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
We represent 140 crore people, that's pressure: Rohit Sharma

We represent 140 crore people, that's pressure: Rohit Sharma

It's not brute power but sublime timing with which Rohit Sharma produces the big knocks, and the Indian opener says it is the ability to play according to the field that is key to his batting.

Dec 23, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
India's T20I success percentage best among Test nations

India's T20I success percentage best among Test nations

India hammered Sri Lanka by 88 runs in Indore on Friday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match T20I series. But more than the win, the match will be remember for Rohit Sharma's record-equalling fastest T20I century, India's highest total in the format, their 21 sixes and much more. 

Dec 23, 2017, 16:46 PM IST