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India vs SA T20: India thrash SA by 28 runs

Johannesburg:¬†India’s domination in limited overs cricket rolled on unabated as they cantered to a 28-run victory over South Africa in the first T20 International, grabbing a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Shikhar Dhawan smashed his fourth Twenty20 half-century, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar claimed his maiden five-wicket haul in T20I to emerge as the architects of […]

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Identified areas which need improvement, says Kohli

Centurion: India captain Virat Kohli is not ready to bask in the glory of a 5-1 ODI series win against South Africa as he has already “identified areas” which require improvement going forward to the next year’s World Cup. “We will definitely sit down as a team and figure out the areas that need improvement. […]

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India defeat South Africa by 63 runs in third Test

Johannesburg: India salvaged lost pride by pulling off a dramatic 63-run win against South Africa in the third Test as relentless pacers scripted a sensational turnaround on a treacherous track, here today. Mohammed Shami led India’s fightback with a career-best five-wicket haul as India snapped nine wickets for 53 runs to shot out South Africa for […]

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Plan was to keep Virat quiet: Philander

Cape Town: The plan was to keep Virat Kohli quiet and South Africa’s wrecker-in-chief Vernon Philander said his team executed it to perfection during the 72-run win over India in the opening Test here. “Virat is a good player and an aggressive player. The key thing is to obviously keep him quiet and to make […]

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Bowling with red Kookaburra ball will be a challenge: Bhuvneshwar

Cape Town: The extra bounce will be a welcome change but bowling with the red Kookaburra ball “will be a challenge” in the three-match Test series against South Africa, reckons India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar. After a two-shift opening practice session yesterday, the Indian team practised indoors today due to wet and windy conditions at the […]

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Sri Lanka comfortably beat India by seven wickets in first ODI

Dharamsala:¬†The susceptible technique of Indian batsmen in seamer-friendly conditions was thoroughly exposed as Sri Lanka comfortably beat India by seven wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series. The win also enabled Sri Lanka break the ignominy of 12 straight defeats in ODIs and also their first win against India in the current year […]

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Classy Kohli, lethal Bhuvi light up final day of drawn Test

Kolkata: Skipper Virat Kohli hit one of the finest counter-attacking centuries in recent times as India nearly scripted an epic win before the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka ended in a draw after a tantalising final day’s cricket. Kohli’s unbeaten 104 — his 18th Test and 50th overall hundred saw India declaring their second […]