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Virat Kohli demands more application from batsmen

Virat Kohli demands more application from batsmen

After he powered India to a clean sweep over Sr Lanka with an unbeaten ton here on Sunday, Virat Kohli said he was a "little worried and annoyed" when his batsmen were throwing away their wickets and demanded more application from them.

India consolidates its No. 1 ranking in ICC ODI list India consolidates its No. 1 ranking in ICC ODI list

World champions India have consolidated their top rank on the ICC ODI Team Rankings after sweeping the series against Sri Lanka, which concluded in Ranchi on Sunday.

Virat Kohli's blazing ton helps India seal series whitewash Virat Kohli's blazing ton helps India seal series whitewash

India defeated Sri Lanka by three wickets in the fifth and final One-day International here on Sunday.

Angelo Mathews becomes first batsman to score 1000 ODI runs in 2014 Angelo Mathews becomes first batsman to score 1000 ODI runs in 2014

Angelo Mathews played a blistering knock of 139 runs in just 116 deliveries, to help Sri Lanka put up a fighting total on the board against India in the fifth ODI at Ranchi.

5th ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - As it happened... 5th ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

India defeated Sri Lanka by three wickets in the fifth and final One-day International here on Sunday.

India vs Sri Lanka: Suresh Raina rested for final ODI India vs Sri Lanka: Suresh Raina rested for final ODI

With the series already in pocket, the Indian team management has decided to rest senior batsman Suresh Raina for the fifth and final ODI, here Sunday.

India's pace attack problems thing of the past, feels Sanjay Bangar India's pace attack problems thing of the past, feels Sanjay Bangar

Pace attack may be seen as India's perennial problem overseas but it would be a thing of past come Australia series beginning next month, feels assistant coach Sanjay Bangar.

5th ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - Preview​ 5th ODI: India vs Sri Lanka - Preview​

Having decimated the opposition with clinical precision in all four matches, India will be aiming to complete a clean sweep when they take on a struggling Sri Lanka in the fifth and final cricket one-dayer here on Sunday.

How Rohit Sharma's epic knock created history in more than one way How Rohit Sharma's epic knock created history in more than one way

Rohit Sharma created history on Thursday when he played a blitzkrieg knock of 264 runs against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens in the fourth ODI of the five match series.

India vs Sri Lanka: Still have lots to achieve, says Rohit Sharma after record double ton India vs Sri Lanka: Still have lots to achieve, says Rohit Sharma after record double ton

He is the first batsman to notch up two double hundreds in ODI cricket but Rohit Sharma says he has a lot more to achieve in the game as expectations and responsibilities are only going to increase as he progresses in his career.

It's embarrassing not to be competing against India: Angelo Mathews It's embarrassing not to be competing against India: Angelo Mathews

Trounced by team India for the fourth consecutive time in the five-match ODI series, a livid Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews Thursday conceded it was "embarrassing" for the islanders not to have competed at all.

Pleasing to have stayed for 50 overs: Rohit Sharma Pleasing to have stayed for 50 overs: Rohit Sharma

Having scored a record-breaking ODI double century at the Eden Gardens here against the visiting Sri Lankans, India batting star Rohit Sharma said staying at the crease for the entire 50 overs was the most pleasing thing.

Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga Indian tour has hurt Lanka's World Cup preparation: Arjuna Ranatunga

Refusing to blame the players for the ODI debacle in India, World Cup winning former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga said the country's administrators are responsible for the fiasco which has disturbed the team's World Cup preparations as well.

Couple of failures will not stop my progress, says Rohit Sharma Couple of failures will not stop my progress, says Rohit Sharma

 Having scored a world record 264 in India's 153 run win against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma feels he has a lot more to achieve in the game and an odd failure will not stop his progress.

Rohit Sharma's record won't be broken anytime soon: Virat Kohli Rohit Sharma's record won't be broken anytime soon: Virat Kohli

 Virat Kohli is a fan of Rohit Sharma's batting and the India captain feels his teammate's record-breaking ODI score of 264 against Sri Lanka will not be surpassed anytime soon.

4th ODI: Rohit Sharma creates history as India crush Sri Lanka by 153 runs 4th ODI: Rohit Sharma creates history as India crush Sri Lanka by 153 runs

Rohit Sharma on Thursday created history by smashing the highest individual ODI score with a breathtaking knock of 264 as India thrashed Sri Lanka by 153 runs in the fourth cricket one-dayer to take a 4-0 lead in the five-match series, here today.