Can India rise to the ‘away’ challenge in 2nd Test against South Africa? | Cricket

[ad_1] Will the new year see India find a way to shed a whole new light on an approach that could see them finally get their act right in away Tests? India head coach Rahul Dravid and captain Rohit Sharma converse during a practice session(PTI) Much of what we saw in the first Test at … Read more

Rohit Sharma hints at sticking with under-fire Prasidh Krishna for 2nd SA Test | Cricket

[ad_1] Some of sympathised, some have criticised, and that has been the story of Prasidh Krishna‘s Test debut for India last week in Centurion, where he picked up just a wicket for 98 runs in 20 overs in the team’s loss by an innings and 32 runs to go 0-1 behind in the two-match contest … Read more

India outstanding when Kohli was Test captain but overrated since: Srikkanth | Cricket

[ad_1] Former captain Kris Srikkanth has passed a harsh verdict on the Indian cricket team, calling its Test unit overrated. India, the No. 1 team in Test cricket has been unstoppable at home but its performance overseas has left a lot to be desired. Ever since, Virat Kohli stepped down as captain, India have lost … Read more

What if something happens to Bumrah…’: Pathan warns IND after 1st SA Test loss | Cricket

[ad_1] There is a reason why India‘s 2020/21 Australia series win is so highly regarded, with former India cricketer Venkatesh Prasad recently calling it the nation’s “one of the greatest” achievements. From that infamous ’36 all out’ in Adelaide, India, in the absence of most of their regulars, scripted a 2-1 series win. In fact, … Read more

Kohli’s Burger preparation…: India’s strategy for 2nd SA Test revealed | Cricket

[ad_1] Dean Elgar’s well-fought 185 and Kagiso Rabada’s inspiring five-wicket may have taken centre stage in South Africa‘s win by an innings and 32 runs in Centurion last week, which subsequently put the hosts in an unassailable 1-0 lead in the two-match contest, but debutant Nandre Burger made a considerable impact across both the innings … Read more

Bharat Arun recalls Shastri’s ‘driving licence’ advice before IND’s 2nd SA Test | Cricket

[ad_1] The fast bowlers were subject to more criticism than the batting unit after India lost by an innings and 32 runs in the opening game of the two-match series last week in Centurion against South Africa. While few would still have their hopes up for the Cape Town encounter that begins on Wednesday, former … Read more

SA’s 1st Test star reveals Kohli, Rohit influence in moulding technique | Cricket

[ad_1] South Africa stunned the world by announcing a second-string team for their upcoming Test series in New Zealand. The team had seven uncapped players, including the captain Neil Brand. Both Rohit and Kohli returned to Test cricket in the South Africa series(AFP) Among the few players who have earned Test caps in the past … Read more

Watch: Kohli hits Ashwin for six as IND sweat it out at nets before 2nd SA Test | Cricket

[ad_1] Team India‘s hope of conquering their final frontier was shattered last week after the Rohit Sharma-led visiting side incurred a humiliating defeat by an innings and 32 runs in the opening game of the two-match contest in Centurion. But they are yet to lose the series. With two days left for the final tie … Read more

Watch: Dravid chats with Jaiswal, Prasidh after 1st Test struggles | Cricket

[ad_1] India’s dreams of winning a Test series in South Africa for the first time went up in smoke after an innings defeat in the first match in Centurion. However, they are still chasing a piece of history as they prepare for the second and final Test in Cape Town. Only once have India managed … Read more

Indian cricket in 2023: A King reclaims his throne but a heartbreak ruins it all | Cricket

[ad_1] The Indian cricket team in 2023 was like that unfortunate kid who passed all his class tests with flying colours, but failed in the main exams. A theatre artist who mastered in rehearsals but faltered under the spotlight, the racer who took pole in practice but finished second in the title race, the software … Read more