Virat returns to run-scoring ways in record-breaking 2023, but redemption incomplete sans ICC, IPL trophies | Cricket

[ad_1] New Delhi [India], December 31 (ANI): After a dry spell from 2020-2022, India’s star batter Virat Kohli returned to his normal, run-scoring ways with a historic, record-breaking and consistent 2023 as a batter, breaking some massive batting records previously considered untouchable. HT Image The star batter went several steps ahead to match the legacy … Read more

Team India’s backroom staff includes a former maths teacher, a mountaineer, a former bus driver, an IT engineer, and a civic police volunteer | Cricket News

[ad_1] The 51-year-old has been head coach Rahul Dravid’s trusted lieutenant since their India U-19 and India A team days. Having served as the head coach of Maharashtra, Bengal and Vidarbha he has also been with the National Cricket Academy. The pace pack loves the freedom he gives. Was originally brought into the fold to … Read more

Chennai scare against Australia saw Team India opt of sluggish track for World Cup final | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] The scare that India got in their first World Cup game against Australia at Chennai prompted the Indian team management to opt for a sluggish pitch for the final in Ahmedabad. However, this would prove to be the home team’s folly as Australia was able to break India’s unbeaten 10-win streak. In India’s opening … Read more

India vs Australia: Suryakumar Yadav to lead Indian team in T20I series at home vs World Cup champions | Cricket News

[ad_1] Suryakumar Yadav will lead the Indian cricket team against the Australians in the five-match T20I series which starts just four days after the Aussies claimed their sixth World Cup title by defeating India by six wickets at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Ruturaj Gaikwad will be Surya’s deputy for the first three games, … Read more

After an unprecedented Cricket World Cup, India’s Virat Kohli ends up as tragic-hero | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] In the midst of the silence that engulfed the arena stood Virat Kohli, his vacant stare wandering into the skies, with the forlorn look of someone betrayed. He puffed his cheeks out in anguish and ruffled his hair, in unusual disorder, with long cold fingers, as he waited impatiently for the torture of collecting … Read more

Marnus Labuschagne’s coach writes: When Marnus told me ‘Mate, that World Cup Final was designed for me!’ | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] The night before the World Cup final I had told Marnus Labuschagne: “Miracles happen. You would have dreamed of playing for Australia in this match and finishing it. This is the stage, this is the day you have lived for. Miracles do happen.” And Marnus replied, “Amen!” It’s been some journey for him. Every … Read more

Athiya Shetty calls Men in Blue the ‘best team’ after World Cup final, Amitabh Bachchan expresses support: ‘You are our pride’ | Bollywood News

[ad_1] Though hours have elapsed since the tournament ended, the pain of Team India’s defeat in the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final persists among fans. Despite the heartbreak from the outcome that deeply affected cricket enthusiasts nationwide, their unwavering allegiance to Team India persists, as the latter showcased an exceptionally impressive performance throughout … Read more

World Cup Final: Hostile fielding and laying traps while bowling, how Australia stifled India with pragmatic aggression | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] The ball dropped harmlessly beside KL Rahul’s left shoe. But even before the batsman realised where it was, he could see, from the side of his eyes, the fielders haring to gather the ball. A single was beyond the wildest imagination, yet three – one from wide gully, another from short mid-wicket and the … Read more

Virat Kohli’s Sachin Tendulkar-like gritty knock gave India hope before it was snatched away | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] Silence descended on the biggest cricketing arena in the world. At this World Cup, rarely has an India game seen such a lull. More than a lakh lungs lost their voice. Virat Kohli stood there dazed, frozen, disbelieving what his ears, eyes told him. The LED stump lights were flashing after he had inside-edged … Read more

India’s pitch ploy backfires in World Cup final as prepared Australia bowlers execute their plans to a T | Cricket-world-cup News

[ad_1] FOR 40 nights since their first win against Australia in Chennai, India strode like the invincibles, but would stumble on the 41st night to a tame defeat. The defeat could be put down to Australianism that always prevails on big moments or just bad luck. There will be a billion post-mortems of the loss, … Read more