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India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli breaks Ricky Ponting's record of most international centuries in a calendar year

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli breaks Ricky Ponting's record of most international centuries in a calendar year

Kohli, 29, reached the landmark with a single off the off the fifth ball of the 119th over, bowled by Suranga Lakmal. This is his fourth hundred against Lanka, and second in two matches.

Nov 26, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Ricky Ponting predicts Ashes stroll for Australia

Ricky Ponting predicts Ashes stroll for Australia

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says England’s only hope of winning a test in the upcoming Ashes series is the day/night match in Adelaide and has predicted a 4-0 victory for the hosts.

Nov 15, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
Virat Kohli now only behind Ricky Ponting and Graeme Smith in this captaincy record

Virat Kohli now only behind Ricky Ponting and Graeme Smith in this captaincy record

Virat Kohli's 32nd ODI century in the series-decider against New Zealand in Kanpur was his 20th international hundred as captain, which now puts him at No. 3 behind South Africa's Graeme Smith (33) and Australia's Ricky Ponting (41) in the list. 

Oct 30, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
Here's proof that Virat Kohli is best in the world after 200 ODIs

Here's proof that Virat Kohli is best in the world after 200 ODIs

After his 31st century in the 200th ODI, Kohli moved past former Australia captain Ricky Ponting and is now behind only Sachin Tendulkar who is at the top spot with 49 centuries.

Oct 24, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
India vs New Zealand, 1st ODI: Virat Kohli hits century in his 200th ODI, breaks Ricky Ponting's record

India vs New Zealand, 1st ODI: Virat Kohli hits century in his 200th ODI, breaks Ricky Ponting's record

Kohli is also the 14th Indian to reach the 200 ODI mark.

Oct 22, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
India vs Australia, 3rd ODI: Statistical Preview

India vs Australia, 3rd ODI: Statistical Preview

Team India is presently having a whale time. Eight consecutive ODI victories for the hosts and they are one win away form equalling India's best-ever record of nine successive wins. They are one win away from attaining the World No.1 spot on the ICC ODI Team rankings chart. 

Sep 23, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
IND vs AUS 2017: Virat Kohli targets MS Dhoni's record of nine successive ODI wins

IND vs AUS 2017: Virat Kohli targets MS Dhoni's record of nine successive ODI wins

A win in the third ODI match would also take India to the No. 1 spot in the ODI rankings. A dual happiness ergo, awaits for Virat Kohli in Indore.  

Sep 22, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
IND vs AUS 2017: Virat Kohli becomes first captain to register winning percentage of 80 in ODIs

IND vs AUS 2017: Virat Kohli becomes first captain to register winning percentage of 80 in ODIs

Kohli eased past his predecessor Dhoni to register most number of consecutive wins for as an Indian captain combining all three formats of the game. Kohli leads the chart with 10 wins, one ahead of the 36-year-old.

Sep 18, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
India vs Australia 2017, 1st ODI: Statistical Preview

India vs Australia 2017, 1st ODI: Statistical Preview

Well, heading into the match, Australia does have ground advantage. They have been an unbeaten side at Chidambaram stadium with a record of 6-0 ODI record. While Team India have managed to pull off six victories and lost the remaining five matches played in Chennai.

Sep 16, 2017, 19:49 PM IST
Michael Holding reckons Virat Kohli has long way to go to beat Sachin Tendulkar's 100 hundreds

Michael Holding reckons Virat Kohli has long way to go to beat Sachin Tendulkar's 100 hundreds

Run-machine Virat Kohli is the talk of the town. The India captain on Sunday overtook Aussie great Ricky Ponting to become the second highest century maker in ODIs.

Sep 06, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
Will take 'one hell of an effort' to surpass Sachin Tendulkar, says Virat Kohli

Will take 'one hell of an effort' to surpass Sachin Tendulkar, says Virat Kohli

The Indian skipper termed it an honour to have equalled Ricky Ponting's 30 ODI hundreds but feels that it will take 'one hell of an effort' to reach anywhere near Tendulkar's world record.

Sep 04, 2017, 10:42 AM IST
MS Dhoni's 40 unbeaten innings in successful ODI run chases puts him above Jonty Rhodes, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Ricky Ponting

MS Dhoni's 40 unbeaten innings in successful ODI run chases puts him above Jonty Rhodes, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Ricky Ponting

It was Bumrah who had laid the foundation for Rohit and Dhoni to win the match for India after his career-best figures of 5-27 restricted Sri Lanka to 217-9 in 50 overs.

Aug 28, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
SL vs IND: Virat Kohli goes past Sachin Tendulkar to become fastest batsman to complete 4000 ODI runs in successful chases

SL vs IND: Virat Kohli goes past Sachin Tendulkar to become fastest batsman to complete 4000 ODI runs in successful chases

En route to his 70-ball 82, Virat Kohli not only did account his tally of ODI fifties to 44, but also edged past former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly's tally of 44 fifty-plus scores while chasing in ODI cricket. He now has 45 such knocks, standing third on the list behind Jacques Kallis and Sachin Tendulkar.

Aug 21, 2017, 14:04 PM IST
This day, that year: Virat Kohli returns to Dambulla, from where his journey began in 2008

This day, that year: Virat Kohli returns to Dambulla, from where his journey began in 2008

It has been a long journey since then. He has indeed grown bigger, way better and has become one the best batsmen. He has played 188 more matches, scored 8242 more runs, smashed 43 fifties and 28 centuries in the 50-over format. Only two batsman, Sachin Tendulkar (49) and Aussie legend Ricky Ponting (30) has more centuries than him.

Aug 18, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
Mike Hussey compares Virat Kohli’s captaincy style with Ricky Ponting

Mike Hussey compares Virat Kohli’s captaincy style with Ricky Ponting

He believes that the two bold and brash cricketers have similarities as captains. Hussey is not the first person to say so but it is nevertheless intriguing to read what he had to say about Kohli.

Aug 16, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
MS Dhoni an honest man, deserves to end career on his own terms: Mike Hussey

MS Dhoni an honest man, deserves to end career on his own terms: Mike Hussey

Hussey, who played with Dhoni during his time with the Chennai Super Kings, was back in the city for a commentary stint in the Tamil Nadu Premier League.

Aug 13, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
SL vs IND: Virat Kohli goes past Steve Waugh to win 8th consecutive Test series; is one behind Ricky Ponting

SL vs IND: Virat Kohli goes past Steve Waugh to win 8th consecutive Test series; is one behind Ricky Ponting

This was their third series win in Sri Lanka, with the two earlier being back in 1993 and 2015. India also became the first visiting team to win three consecutive Test matches at the SSC ground, Colombo.

Aug 06, 2017, 15:44 PM IST
WATCH: Somerset's Peter Trego takes one-handed catch, reminds Ricky Ponting's stunner against Sri Lanka in 2006

WATCH: Somerset's Peter Trego takes one-handed catch, reminds Ricky Ponting's stunner against Sri Lanka in 2006

The Somerset star took a one-handed stunner to dismiss Brendon McCullum at mid-off after the former New Zealand skipper failed to properly connect the ball on a Tim Groenewald delivery.

Jul 26, 2017, 10:00 AM IST
Rahul Dravid ideal to be Indian cricket team's coach: Ricky Ponting

Rahul Dravid ideal to be Indian cricket team's coach: Ricky Ponting

According to Ponting, Dravid has a lot to offer and the new crop of Indian cricketers will get to learn a lot from the veteran's experience.

May 26, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
IPL 2017: David Warner to lead Ricky Ponting's Team of the Season; Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa also in

IPL 2017: David Warner to lead Ricky Ponting's Team of the Season; Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa also in

In total, six Indian players were selected in the XI along with 1 Australian, 1 England, 2 South African and 1 Afghanistan players.

May 23, 2017, 19:43 PM IST