Virat Kohli appointed team India's captain for ODIs against Sri Lanka

Selectors have chosen Virat Kohli as the Indian Cricket team's captain in ODIs against Sri Lanka next month.

India vs Sri Lanka: Captaincy may give more confidence to Virat Kohli
India vs Sri Lanka: Captaincy may give more confidence to Virat Kohli

The mainstay of Indian batting line up Virat Kohli, who has recently found his form back against West Indies, will be the stand-in skipper against Sri Lanka for the first three ODIs.

MS Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Virat Kohli to lead
MS Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Virat Kohli to lead

 Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Tuesday rested for the first three One-day Internationals against Sri Lanka next month and batting mainstay Virat Kohli will lead the side in his absence.

ICC Rankings: Virat Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar Kumar breaks into top-10
ICC Rankings: Virat Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar Kumar breaks into top-10

Benefiting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into top-10 for the first time in his career.

Greatness beckons for Virat Kohli as he notches more batting records

After scoring his 20th One-Day hundred against West Indies at Dharamshala, Virat Kohli has booked a place in the pantheon of batting greats.

Is impromptu series against Sri Lanka blessing in disguise for 'Men in Blue'?
Is impromptu series against Sri Lanka blessing in disguise for 'Men in Blue'?

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) hardly wasted any time to finalise a series against Sri Lanka, after the West Indian players decided to call off their tour against India mid-way of the ODI series.

With Virat Kohli back in form, Indian batting line gets much need boost
With Virat Kohli back in form, Indian batting line gets much need boost

Finally, the linchpin of India batting lineup, Virat Kohli, is back after a slump in form during the entire England tour.

Captaincy in all three formats creating problems for Dhoni
Captaincy in all three formats creating problems for Dhoni

Former Australian World Cup winning captains Allan Border, Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting are of the opinion that leading India in all three formats of the game is troubling Mahendra Singh Dhoni, especially in Tests, and Virat Kohli must be groomed to take over the Test captaincy.

People expect runs from me everytime: Virat Kohli
People expect runs from me everytime: Virat Kohli

Back in business after a belligerent century in India's thumping win against West Indies in the fourth ODI, Virat Kohli said that he is getting used to the burden of expectations from people all around.

Virat Kohli ton seals curtailed series for India
Virat Kohli ton seals curtailed series for India

 Virat Kohli struck a rollicking 127 as India fashioned a 59-run win over the West Indies here on Friday, effectively sealing the ODI series 2-1 after the visitors dramatically pulled out from the remainder of the tour over an acrimonious pay dispute with their board.

Kohli ton propels India to 330/6
Kohli ton propels India to 330/6

Virat Kohli slammed his 20th One-Day International (ODI) century (127) to help India post 330 for six in the fourth ODI of a five-match series against the West Indies at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium here Friday.

4th ODI: India vs West - As it happened...
4th ODI: India vs West - As it happened...

Live updates from the fourth ODI between India and West Indies being played at HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala.

Stiff test for Virat Kohli today as pacy pitch looms in Dharamsala
Stiff test for Virat Kohli today as pacy pitch looms in Dharamsala

India's star batsman, Virat Kohli will hope to break the run-scoring drought in pitch assisting pace when India play West Indies in the fourth ODI in Dharamsala on Friday. Kohli has struggled off late against swing bowling on good bouncy conditions especially in England, and he will face stiff test against the Windies bowlers.

I got my touch back with fifty in Delhi ODI, says Virat Kohli
I got my touch back with fifty in Delhi ODI, says Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli says his fighting half-century last week in the Delhi One-dayer was the kind of knock he needed to overcome the first lean patch of his otherwise prolific career.

4th ODI: India vs West Indies - Preview
4th ODI: India vs West Indies - Preview

Bolstered by their dramatic come-from-behind win in the last game, India will look to keep the winning momentum going when they meet West Indies in the fourth cricket one-dayer here on Friday on what is expected to be a pacy track.

Virat Kohli deserved India cap earlier than me: Manish Pandey

He started his career as an equally talented U-19 cricketer like his illustrious peer Virat Kohli but Manish Pandey believes his former India colts colleague "fully deserved to play for the country" ahead of him.

Ajinkya Rahane - new weapon in MS Dhoni's arsenal
Ajinkya Rahane - new weapon in MS Dhoni's arsenal

The ICC World Cup is just few months away, which is scheduled to take place in Australia and New Zealand from February next year. Being the world champions, India will try to defend the coveted title.

Change in slot helped Virat Kohli and team: MS Dhoni
Change in slot helped Virat Kohli and team: MS Dhoni

Lauding Virat Kohli for agreeing to drop a rung in the batting order for the team's sake, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the strategy used in the second ODI against the West Indies here could be continued as the batsman adjusted well to the change.

India vs West Indies: We didn't play to our potential, says skipper MS Dhoni
India vs West Indies: We didn't play to our potential, says skipper MS Dhoni

Despite staging a remarkable recovery act to level the series, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was not at all satisfied with his team's effort as he feels that there are "few things missing" in their game and the boys need to "pull up their socks".

West Indies collapse after good start as India win to level series
West Indies collapse after good start as India win to level series

India relied on their bowlers to stage a remarkable recovery scripting a comfortable 48-run win in the second cricket One-day international against the West Indies to level the five-match series 1-1, here on Saturday.