Rajneesh Gupta gives us all the stats and facts around the sensational Virat Kohli. IMAGE: It's raining records for Virat Kohli. Photograph: BCCI Virat Kohli bettered the records of Don Bradman and Rahul Dravid after becoming the first player in Test history to score a double hundred in FOUR consecutive series. King Kohli climbs 'The Wall', eclipses 'The Don' Bradman and Dravid scored double hundreds in three consecutive series. Kohli's double hundreds came in the series against the West ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today finally joined the list of elite cricketers who have stands dedicated after them when the eastern block of the Eden Gardens here was etched in his name. To name stadium blocks after popular personalities of that venue ...Deccan Herald, 4 weeks ago
M S Dhoni was a byproduct of the true democratisation of Indian cricket, exemplified by the rapid and wider dispersal of the game in the new millennium. Cricket was always sequestered in India, played in vast swathes but more successfully in some pockets of ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
Rajneesh Gupta surveys the cricketing milestones from the Mohali Test. IMAGE: Ravindra Jadeja celebrates his half century en route to his highest score in Test cricket. Photographs: BCCI India's win in the third Test in Mohali by 8 wickets means it cannot lose this series against England. On two previous occasions -- in 2014 in England and in 2012 in India -- India lost the series after taking the lead. Parthiv Patel made a comeback to the Indian team after 8 years, 105 days, and 83 Tests. ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Ravichandran Ashwin (530 runs and 56 wickets) became the 3rd Indian to make 500-plus runs and also claim 50-plus wickets in the same calendar year. Vinoo Mankad in 1952 & Kapil Dev in 1979 and 1983 are the others to do so. The unbeaten Ashwin-Ravindra Jadeja ...The Telegraph, 2 months ago Ashwin completes the double of 1000 runs and 100 wickets in Tests Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Indians batted themselves out of a commanding position in a spectacular post-tea session collapse, allowing a battling England to make a stirring comeback in the third Test here on Sunday. After having polished off the English tail in just 16 minutes — ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
Virat's 248 runs in the second Test, the highest by an Indian captain against England.Ashwin, only the second Indian bowler to take 50 wickets in consecutive years.Rajneesh Gupta looks at the numbers from the Vizag Test. Which Indian has the best average in the 4th innings? IMAGE: Virat Kohli, left, and Ravichandran Ashwin are all smiles after winning the second Test in Visakhapatnam. Photograph: BCCI After escaping with a draw in the opening Test at Rajkot, India bounced back in style, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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