Australia Test series win is top of the pile for Virat Kohli

Eight summers back at the Wankhede, Kohli was the youngest member of a star-studded team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni which lifted the World Cup but this, according to him, will remain on “top of the pile”. Continue Reading

Melbourne: India on verge of victory in third Test in Australia

India came within sniffing distance of a defining victory before a stoic resistance by Australia’s tail delayed the inevitable in the third Test here Saturday. Pat Cummins scored a heroic half-century as Australia finished at 258 for eight at stumps on day four after being reduced to 176 for seven after tea. Continue Reading

Melbourne Test: India declare at 443/7, Australia 8/0 at stumps on day 2

Australia were eight for no loss at stumps in reply to India’s first innings total of 443/7 declared on the second day of the third Test against India here Thursday. Openers Marcus Harris (5) and Aaron Finch (3) were at the crease at close of play. Continue Reading

Melbourne Test: Mayank misses out on hundred; India reach 123/2 

Mayank Agarwal lost an opportunity to score a hundred on Test debut as India reached 123 for two at tea on the opening day of the third Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Wednesday. Continue Reading

Perth Test: India make poor start as Australia set 287 for win

India were then reduced to 15-2 at tea with Murali Vijay (6 not out) and Virat Kohli (0 not out) at the crease. K L Rahul (0) played another indecisive stroke and was bowled off Mitchell Starc (1-6) on the fourth ball of the second innings. Continue Reading

Australia Perth Test: Kohli anchors innings after slippery start

Skipper Virat Kohli played a pivotal role with a workmanlike 82, lifting India from a double-blow at the beginning of the innings to 172 for three on the second day of the second Test against Australia here today. Continue Reading