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

India’s Cape Town horror: 6 Tests, 0 wins and ‘whole country up against 11 guys’ | Cricket

[ad_1] It’s no secret that India have never won a Test series in South Africa. They won’t this time around either. But if there’s an opportunity to bag a consolation prize, it’s now. Of India’s eight tours of South Africa, they’ve lost all but one series – in 2010/11, when under MS Dhoni, the two-Test … 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

‘…searched too much’: Donald’s damning take on IND pacers in 1st Test vs SA | Cricket

[ad_1] India were hoping to win the first Test against South Africa and go halfway to their goal of winning a Test series for the first time in the country. However, that dream was extinguished by the hosts running away with a an innings victory in Centurion. While India’s top batters, with the exception of … Read more