Off the field the Board of Control for Cricket in India looks set for a complete overhaul with Supreme Court's stinging observations tightening the noose around the mandarins of the richest sports body. IMAGE: Virat Kohli acknowledges the crowd after his dismissal during the fourth Test against England in Mumbai. Photograph: BCCI It was the year of Virat Kohli, who transformed Team India into a champion outfit with generous helping from his trusted lieutenant Ravichandran Ashwin even as Indian ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Australia's Glenn Maxwell celebrates his century against India on Friday. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters Australia captain Steve Smith and teammate Glenn Maxwell batted solidly to help propel Australia to 451. Statistical highlights from the second day’s play of the third cricket Test in Ranchi. # Glenn Maxwell (104 off 185 balls) has posted his first century in Tests to become the first Australian number six batsman after Steven Smith (100 vs South Africa at Centurion in ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago All you need to know about India v Australia Test series Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Given the incredible numbers Virat Kohli has produced in all formats of the game, it is hard to believe anyone would doubt the Indian skipper's abilities. In the sporting world, many greats have had to deal with detractors during their careers. Likewise, ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
It is a mere coincidence that Virat Kohli is captaining the Test team on the historic occasion of Bangladesh playing their first Test on Indian soil, 17 years after their first ever Test against the same opposition in Dhaka. Kohli, who has never lost a Test ...DNA, 1 month ago
With a mixed bag of success and failure, Indian sports remains in a state of inertia in the absence of a proper vision from the administrators. IMAGE: PV Sindhu, left, and Sakshi Malik celebrate after winning medals at the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Reuters An Olympic campaign saved by the fortitude of three women, a cricket team that rediscovered itself under a bold and zealous Virat Kohli -- Indian sports in 2016 was a dramatic mix of highs and lows wherein athletes mostly raised the bar ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A fan poll by a cricket website overwhelmingly claims that the Indians are the best in the 50-over format, ahead of T20s and Tests in that order. While it might have been the case for the past several years, 2016 comprehensively demolished this trend. It was ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
It was a year which P V Sindhu made memorable for all Indians with a historic silver medal at the Rio Olympics and Sakshi Malik became the darling of the nation with her bronze medal in wrestling. Deepa Malik defied all odds to clinch a Paralympic medal at the Rio Games while Dipa Karmakar made Produnova a household name in India after her magical showing in Rio, finishing a close fourth. Virat Kohli lit up the cricketing field with his batting while Ravichandran Ashwin's spin sent the visiting ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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