While in his first season, Virat Kohli scored only 165 runs from 13 matches at an average of 15, in his last he smashed all the batting records by accumulating 973 runs in 16 games at an unbelievable batting average of 81.08.
The 34-year-old Pathan is out of Indian team for more than five years now.
In 2008 BCCI came up with an idea of a T20 league based on the format of English football where players from different nations come together and play for the same side.
IPL 2017: The Steve Smith- MS Dhoni combination needs to click if Rising Pune Supergiant wishes to be a force to reckon with.
Gambhir reckons that the core Indian group of batsmen like Manish Pandey, Surya Kumar Yadav and Robin Uthappa will have to take more responsibility on a relaid Eden track where pacers will have more advantage.
A stint in English county cricket when he is not part of any IPL franchise would do India’s top batsman Cheteshwar Pujara a world of good to counter the moving and bouncing balls in future when he tours overseas, feels former captain Mohammed Azharuddin.
Kohli had pulled out of the fourth Test due to a shoulder injury and Ajinkya Rahane led India to an eight-wicket win, helping the hosts seal a 2-1 series win.
The former India skipper feels that retaining players from last year enhances the chemistry of the side.
Replying to a query, Mills said T20 is see-saw battles of fortune as one match goes in players’ favour and in another, it does not. Hence it is necessary for any player to remain level-headed in such situations.
India captain Virat Kohli’s availability for IPL-10 will be known only in the second week of this month as he undergoes rehabilitation for an injured shoulder, the BCCI said today.
A B de Villiers is likely to lead Royal Challengers Bangalore in the initial phase of Indian Premier League 10 in case Virat Kohli fails to recover from a shoulder injury.
The Australian media continued their nasty tirade against Virat Kohli branding the Indian skipper as “classless” and “childish”, despite the Steve Smith-led side slumping to a defeat in Dharamsala and giving up the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
IPL 2017: Led by India discard and the highest run scorer of the IPL, Suresh Raina, the Gujarat Lions will be looking to make a mark in the 10th edition of the most popular T20 league in the world.
Chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav’s fantastic Test debut has given rise to a school of thought that the youngster should be protected from the IPL where he plays for Kolkata Knight Riders but his team skipper Gautam Gambhir feels pressure of T20 will only make him better.
A popular face behind the camera, Bhogle has spent nearly a year away from the commentary box after he had a stand-off with the erstwhile BCCI administration.
KKR will be without one of their key players Andre Russell who has been banned for one year recently.
Indian cricket team’s captain Virat Kohli who got injured during the Ranchi Test against Australia is fighting a battle to get fit for the Indian Premier League starting on 5th April.
Giving a strong reply to the former Australian cricketer Brad Hodge for his bizarre comments over Virat Kohli, Amitabh Bachchan said it is absolutely rubbish to say that Virat Kohli skipped the final Test for playing in the IPL.
IPL 2017: Mumbai Indians is the team to beat in IPL 2017. The team had failed to make it to the playoffs during the IPL 2016. The team then released eight players, yet had 20 left in their squad. It kept its core team intact. With new additions in the group, the team looks quite dangerous
IPL 2017: KKR stood at the number fourth position in last year’s IPL. The first setback which the team faced was losing Andre Russel to an anti-dope code violation. Recently, the Enforcement Directorate issued a show cause notice to the owners of Kolkata Knight Riders, Shah Rukh Khan, his wife Gauri Khan and Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla for violating FEMA guidelines.
Led by the ‘Big Show’ Glenn Maxwell, the Kings XI Punjab will venture into the 10th season of the Indian premier League to try their best to win the cup this year.
IPL 2017: The Indian Premier League is upon us in less than a week’s time. The IPL, which is considered to be the most popular T20 league in the world will be completing its 10th year of existence this year and naturally, the stakes have never been higher for the participating teams.
Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid who is currently also serving as the coach of India Under-19 and India A sides along with being the mentor of Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League has been put in a tricky situation by the BCCI.
The Enforcement Directorate has issued a show cause notice to the owners of Kolkata Knight Riders’ owners Shah Rukh Khan, his wife Gauri Khan and Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla for violating the FEMA guidelines.
Young right hander Iyer has been rewarded for his prolific showing in domestic cricket for Mumbai over the last two seasons. In fact, the attacking batsman hit a double hundred in the warm-up game against Australia at the CCI Stadium.
Broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) today said it had got 14 sponsors for the tenth season of Indian Premier League, and expressed confidence that the viewership would exceed the last year’s figure of 361 million.
IPL 2017: In a repeat of 2016 final, Sunrisers Hyderabad will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2017 opener.