Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma maintain top 2 spots in ICC ODI rankings

Dubai: Ace Indian batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have maintained their top two spots in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batters while fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has stuck to his third spot in the bowlers’ list. Kohli scored two half-centuries in the three-match ODI series against Australia which India lost 1-2 last year … Read more Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma maintain top 2 spots in ICC ODI rankings

Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma arrive in Chennai for England Tests | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Indian team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, senior batsman Rohit Sharma and pacer Shardul Thakur arrived on Tuesday for the first two Tests against England. Rahane, Rohit and Thakur flew in from Mumbai and headed to the hotel where members of the two teams will be put up as part of the bio-bubble, the Indian squad’s … Read more Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma arrive in Chennai for England Tests | Cricket News – Times of India

Indian Premier League | Malinga’s presence around Mumbai Indians squad will be missed: Rohit

Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday said Lasith Malinga’s presence will be missed around the squad as the pacer announced his retirement from franchise cricket on Wednesday. Rohit posted a photo along with Malinga on Instagram with the caption the post: “One of the best the game has seen. Truly a match-winner, his presence … Read more Indian Premier League | Malinga’s presence around Mumbai Indians squad will be missed: Rohit

Red carpet welcome for Ajinkya Rahane; Siraj heads straight to father’s grave

Mumbai/New Delhi/Hyderabad: Chants of ‘aala re aala Ajinkya aala’ headlined a red carpet welcome for Ajinkya Rahane on his triumphant return from Australia with some other teammates but the mood was sombre in Hyderabad as one of his warriors, Mohammed Siraj, headed straight to his father’s grave. The chants (meaning here comes our Ajinkya) were … Read more Red carpet welcome for Ajinkya Rahane; Siraj heads straight to father’s grave

Victorious Team India arrives home after series win against Australia | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: Members of the triumphant Indian cricket contingent, including stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane and coach Ravi Shastri, returned to the country on Thursday after their momentous Test series victory over Australia. Rahane, Shastri, star batsman Rohit Sharma, pacer Shardul Thakur and opener Prithvi Shaw landed in Mumbai, while Brisbane Test hero Rishabh Pant arrived … Read more Victorious Team India arrives home after series win against Australia | Cricket News – Times of India

Victorious Team India arrives home after series win against Australia

Members of the triumphant Indian cricket contingent, including stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane and coach Ravi Shastri, returned to the country on Thursday after their momentous Test series victory over Australia. Rahane, Shastri, star batsman Rohit Sharma, pacer Shardul Thakur and opener Prithvi Shaw landed in Mumbai, while Brisbane Test hero Rishabh Pant arrived in Delhi … Read more Victorious Team India arrives home after series win against Australia

IPL 2021: Malinga among seven players released by Mumbai Indians | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Sri Lankan great Lasith Malinga is amongst the seven players released by defending champions Mumbai Indians ahead of the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League. Having taken 170 scalps, the 37-year-old Malinga is the IPL’s highest wicket-taker, but didn’t travel to the UAE to play in IPL 2020. Apart from Malinga, MI have … Read more IPL 2021: Malinga among seven players released by Mumbai Indians | Cricket News – Times of India

Lasith Malinga decides to retire from franchise cricket

MUMBAI: One of the greatest bowling sensations of IPL and for Mumbai Indians, Lasith Malinga has decided to retire from franchise cricket. The Sri Lankan speedster informed his decision to the Mumbai Indians management earlier this month, making himself unavailable for the champion side’s retention wish list. Mumbai Indians management respects Lasith Malinga’s decision and … Read more Lasith Malinga decides to retire from franchise cricket

India vs Australia: Ponting ‘shocked’ and could not comprehend how India’s ‘A team’ won series | Cricket News – Times of India

BRISBANE: A “shocked” former captain Ricky Ponting finds it difficult to comprehend how an “A team” from India beat Australia in the Test series in their own backyard but admitted that the visitors deserved the win. An injury-ravaged India beat Australia by three wickets in the series-deciding fourth Test at the Gabba, a month after … Read more India vs Australia: Ponting ‘shocked’ and could not comprehend how India’s ‘A team’ won series | Cricket News – Times of India

Life beyond Kohli and other takeaways from India-Aus series – Times of India

We live in an era of instant gratification, of extreme hyperbole and recency bias, so it is with pleasure one can say that India’s series win in Australia was their greatest achievement in the history of playing the great game. Not often does history reveal itself even as it is unfolding, but the manner in … Read more Life beyond Kohli and other takeaways from India-Aus series – Times of India