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India's tour of West Indies: Skipper Virat Kohli hints at Rishabh Pant's inclusion for third ODI

India's tour of West Indies: Skipper Virat Kohli hints at Rishabh Pant's inclusion for third ODI

After a crushing 105-run victory over West Indies in the second ODI, Indian skipper Virat Kohli has now hinted towards experimenting with his squad. This could serve as an opportunity for Rishabh Pant to display his potential with the bat when the team heads to Antigua for the third encounter on June 30.

Virat Kohli showers praise on Ajinkya Rahane, Kuldeep Yadav for India's victory over West Indies in 2nd ODI

Virat Kohli showers praise on Ajinkya Rahane, Kuldeep Yadav for India's victory over West Indies in 2nd ODI

Rahane completed his third ODI century in the 34th over though he was dismissed soonafter.

Ajinkya Rahane shine, Kuldeep Yadav guide India to 105-run victory over hapless West Indies in 2nd ODI

Ajinkya Rahane shine, Kuldeep Yadav guide India to 105-run victory over hapless West Indies in 2nd ODI

Rahane`s well-paced 103 in another dominant opening partnership with Shikhar Dhawan (63) set the tone for the tourists after they were put in to bat in heavily overcast and damp conditions.

West Indies vs India: Ajinkya Rahane will open in all 5 ODIs, reveals Virat Kohli

West Indies vs India: Ajinkya Rahane will open in all 5 ODIs, reveals Virat Kohli

Rohit, who opened for India along with Shikhar Dhawan in the just-concluded Champions Trophy in the United Kingdom, has been rested for the West Indies tour.

WATCH: Rohit Sharma reveals Team India's 'Baahubali' and it's not MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli

WATCH: Rohit Sharma reveals Team India's 'Baahubali' and it's not MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli

Ever since the cult Bollywood movie Baahubali hit the theatres, fans across the world have been comparing their heroes with the characters of the film.

WATCH: Virat Kohli & Co get new Team India jersey on the eve of crucial ICC Champions Trophy opener

WATCH: Virat Kohli & Co get new Team India jersey on the eve of crucial ICC Champions Trophy opener

The Indian team will now sport the new blue jersey during the tournament.

WATCH: Virat Kohli hits STUNNING straight drive for a four in India-New Zealand warm-up game

WATCH: Virat Kohli hits STUNNING straight drive for a four in India-New Zealand warm-up game

India, chasing a 190-run target, were firmly in control at 129/3 after 26 overs when rain interrupted the play.

ICC Champions Trophy: India vs Pakistan – June 4 could give rebirth to Virat Kohli vs Mohammad Amir rivalry

ICC Champions Trophy: India vs Pakistan – June 4 could give rebirth to Virat Kohli vs Mohammad Amir rivalry

It was then, almost 65 years ago. The rivalry has changed since then. Although not for the fans, who still tear their vocal chords out on terms of patriotism. In terms of cricket, yes indeed. Since the mid 70s India-Pakistan match revolved mostly around fiery Pakistan pacers attacking the classy Indian batting line-up.

WATCH: Confident Ajinkya Rahane gives a glimpse on how India will defend ICC Champions Trophy

WATCH: Confident Ajinkya Rahane gives a glimpse on how India will defend ICC Champions Trophy

India's senior batsman Ajinkya Rahane is confident that if the play to their potential then they will be able to defend the Champions Trophy won in 2013.

Indian cricketers, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar review 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams'

Indian cricketers, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar review 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams'

A special screening was organised for Virat Kohli and Co. before they take off to England for Champions Trophy participation.

WATCH: Ajinkya Rahane wins hearts with exquisite effort and fairplay while attempting a catch off Mitchell McClenaghan's hit

WATCH: Ajinkya Rahane wins hearts with exquisite effort and fairplay while attempting a catch off Mitchell McClenaghan's hit

Rahane not just produced a fine display of his fielding but also showed true sportsmanship by signaling to the umpire that it was indeed a six as he had failed to take a clean catch.

WATCH: Ajinkya Rahane does a MS Dhoni, finishes RPS vs KXIP match with a six

WATCH: Ajinkya Rahane does a MS Dhoni, finishes RPS vs KXIP match with a six

With Kings XI Punjab making only 73 runs, there was a distinct possibility that the chase would be completed by Rising Pune Supergiant top-order, thus denying fans a MS Dhoni show in their crucial IPL match on Sunday.

WATCH: Vintage Zaheer Khan sends Ajinkya Rahane's middle stump flying with the ball of IPL 2017

WATCH: Vintage Zaheer Khan sends Ajinkya Rahane's middle stump flying with the ball of IPL 2017

He thus became the 10th bowler to take 100 or more wickets in IPL. In this edition, Zaheer has taken 11 wickets in 10 matches.

IPL 2017: I am happy with the way I am batting at the moment, says Ajinkya Rahane

IPL 2017: I am happy with the way I am batting at the moment, says Ajinkya Rahane

Asked about the issue, Rahane said, "That was a right call by the umpire. As a batsman when you move and if the bowler bowls outside that area goes to the bowler. Rohit's behaviour at that point was natural. Somewhere as a captain, as a player you feel when the match is so close. I don't think there was any fault in Rohit's behaviour."

Jonty Rhodes goes bonkers seeing Suresh Raina pluck-out a stunning catch in IPL 10

Jonty Rhodes goes bonkers seeing Suresh Raina pluck-out a stunning catch in IPL 10

Suresh Raina-led Gujarat Lions secured hteir first win of the IPL 2017 season, beating Steve Smith's Rising Pune Supergiant.

IPL 2017: Suresh Raina special makes Rohit Sharma's flying catch look pedestrian — WATCH

IPL 2017: Suresh Raina special makes Rohit Sharma's flying catch look pedestrian — WATCH

Raina won the toss in Rajkot and put the visitors to bat first in a crucial IPL match between two bottom placed teams.

IPL 2017: Delhi skipper Zaheer Khan destroys Steve Smith-less Pune with vintage performance — MUST WATCH

IPL 2017: Delhi skipper Zaheer Khan destroys Steve Smith-less Pune with vintage performance — MUST WATCH

Zaheer Khan still rocks. That's what the former India pacer did yesterday, when the visiting Delhi Daredevils put up a brilliant show against a leader-less Pune Supergiant in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match.

IPL 10, RPS vs DD – Sanju Samson's maiden ton helps Delhi Daredevils end Rising Pune Supergiant jinx

IPL 10, RPS vs DD – Sanju Samson's maiden ton helps Delhi Daredevils end Rising Pune Supergiant jinx

Samson, who got to his century with a straight six off Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa, clobbered five sixes and eight fours in his 63-ball 103.

Twitterati infuriate as Ajinkya Rahane replaces Steve Smith as RPS captain instead of MS Dhoni

Twitterati infuriate as Ajinkya Rahane replaces Steve Smith as RPS captain instead of MS Dhoni

Pune`s regular skipper Steve Smith is out of the tie with an upset stomach, while in-form batsman Manoj Tiwary, who lost his father this morning is also out.