Shikhar Dhawan

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli should drop himself if he fails, says angry Virender Sehwag

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli should drop himself if he fails, says angry Virender Sehwag

Former swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday stated that Virat Kohli "should drop himself" if he fails in the second Test against South Africa, launching a scathing attack on the India skipper for his team selection.

Jan 13, 2018, 21:05 PM IST
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: Shikhar Dhawan made 'bali ka bakra', Sunil Gavaskar fumes at India's selection

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Shikhar Dhawan made 'bali ka bakra', Sunil Gavaskar fumes at India's selection

Former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has slammed the Indian team management for the changes they made for the second Test against South Africa in Centurion on Saturday.

Jan 13, 2018, 16:34 PM IST
South Africa v India Tests: Indian team visits High Commissioner in Johannesburg for good downtime

South Africa v India Tests: Indian team visits High Commissioner in Johannesburg for good downtime

 Ahead of the second Test against South Africa in Centurion, the Indian cricket team was hosted by the Indian High Commissioner in Johannesburg on Thursday, and the players appeared to have a good time, shooting the breeze with fans.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Ravindra Jadeja down with illness, Shikhar Dhawan recovers from ankle injury

India vs South Africa: Ravindra Jadeja down with illness, Shikhar Dhawan recovers from ankle injury

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that its medical team in consultation with the local medical team has decided that Jadeja will be taken to hospital for treatment and said it expects him to fully recover in the next 48 hrs.

Jan 03, 2018, 16:44 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Men in Blue practice indoors due to rain in Newlands Cricket Ground

India vs South Africa: Men in Blue practice indoors due to rain in Newlands Cricket Ground

 On Sunday, the Indian cricket team were forced to practice indoors due to rain ahead of the first Test (5th January 2018) at the Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town. The official Instagram account of Indian Cricket Team uploaded a picture showing players training indoors in Newlands.

Jan 01, 2018, 14:18 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan show off their dance moves in Cape Town

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan show off their dance moves in Cape Town

In an uploaded Instagram video, both of them are seen dancing to the tunes of a band, while roaming in the city with their families.

Jan 01, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
Shikhar Dhawan's wife and kids stopped at Dubai airport

Shikhar Dhawan's wife and kids stopped at Dubai airport

In a bizarre incident, India opener Shikhar Dhawan's wife and kids were not allowed to catch the connecting flight from Dubai en route Cape Town, where India will open their Test tour on January 5. Upset on his arrival in South Africa without the family, Dhawan took the airline apart on Twitter. 

Dec 29, 2017, 14:55 PM IST
India in South Africa: Injured Shikhar Dhawan doubtful for first Test

India in South Africa: Injured Shikhar Dhawan doubtful for first Test

Senior opener Shikhar Dhawan appears to be a doubtful starter for the first Test against South Africa, starting January 5, due to an ankle injury. 

Dec 28, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
Accroding to Team India seniors, U-19 World Cup has gained importance

Accroding to Team India seniors, U-19 World Cup has gained importance

The southpaw said the event, which gets underway on January 13 in New Zealand, has proved to be successful with more and more players going on to represent their respective senior teams.

Dec 27, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan's brilliance to the fore as Men in Blue continue to dominate their neighbours

India vs Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan's brilliance to the fore as Men in Blue continue to dominate their neighbours

He will look to carry on the momentum when the neighbours resumed their rivalry in T20Is. The first of the three matches will be played on Wednesday (20) in Cuttack.

Dec 18, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
India's tour of South Africa: Graeme Smith picks three key batsmen for Men in Blue

India's tour of South Africa: Graeme Smith picks three key batsmen for Men in Blue

India will play a full series in South Africa, comprising of three Tests, six ODIs and three T20Is. the first Test match starts on January 5 in Cape Town.

Dec 18, 2017, 17:30 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: MS Dhoni leaves Rohit Sharma heartbroken – Watch

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: MS Dhoni leaves Rohit Sharma heartbroken – Watch

Dhoni, who is known as the walking DRS, this time missed the trick by not going for the review.

Dec 17, 2017, 21:41 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan hits 12th hundred, fans troll Dinesh Karthik

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan hits 12th hundred, fans troll Dinesh Karthik

India won the series 2-1, and it was their eighth successive ODI series win. Dhawan, in the process, became the second fastest to score 4000 ODI runs for India.

Dec 17, 2017, 20:45 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan, spinners set up easy win; Men in Blue register 8th straight series win

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan, spinners set up easy win; Men in Blue register 8th straight series win

India raced to the 216-run target in 32.1 overs with Dhawan (100 not out off 85) completing his 12th ODI ton in what turned out to be the penultimate over of the match.

Dec 17, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan says Indian batsmen learning from mistakes

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan says Indian batsmen learning from mistakes

The ordinary performance in pace-friendly conditions has raised question marks ahead of the South Africa tour beginning early month when India go into the three-match Test series without playing a single warm-up game.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Statistical Preview

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Statistical Preview

MS Dhoni needs 102 runs to reach the 10,000-run mark in ODIs. If the former captain manages to do so in the match, he will become the fourth Indian (after Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, and Rahul Dravid) and 12th cricketer overall to the landmark.

Dec 16, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Records crumble: Rohit Sharma extends lead in 200-plus club, makes it rain sixes in Mohali

Records crumble: Rohit Sharma extends lead in 200-plus club, makes it rain sixes in Mohali

Rohit Sharma smashed 208 runs courtesy 12 sixes and 13 fours to help India post 392/4 and defeat Sri Lanka by 141 runs in the second ODI. He also holds the record for scoring 264 against Sri Lanka (in 2014) and 209 against Australia (2013).

Dec 13, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
Shikhar Dhawan congratulates 'do mastaane' Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Shikhar Dhawan congratulates 'do mastaane' Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

India's opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan took out a special image from his library to post along with wishes for Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma who got married in Italy on December 11. The left-hander sweetly titled the couple 'Do Mastaane' in his Instagram post. 

Dec 13, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Statistical highlights of Day 4

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Statistical highlights of Day 4

Shikhar Dhawan (2014 runs at an average of 43.78 in 28 Tests) became the 38th Indian batsman to complete 2000 runs or more in Test Cricket.

Dec 05, 2017, 21:13 PM IST