As Bangladesh began batting first in the final match of the Nidhas Cup tri-series, at Colombo, they lost early wickets, losing both the openers in quick succession, putting the team in a spot of bother, before being rescued by Sabbir Rahman, who started off cautiously, and later settled, scoring a stunning 77
For the first time in Nidahas T20 Tri-Series, a team batting first has won the match. Mahmudullah who won the toss opted to bowl and Rohit Sharma and Dhawan gave a slow but steady start for 70 runs. Dhawan fell for 35 as Rubel bowled him.
Once again Team batting second has won the Nidahas Trophy. Rohit Sharma who won the toss opted to bat in a Rain-Hit day as the match was reduced to 19 overs. India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets with 10 balls to spare and now India is at the top of the table with one more game to play.
While there had been numerous rumors around the selection of the captain of Kolkata Knight Riders IPL franchise, and with numerous senior players in contention to become the skipper, KKR CEO Venky Mysore has made an announcement that wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik will lead the team in the 2018 edition of IPL.
India won the toss after a brief hiatus and Rohit Sharma put Bangladesh to bat first. Bangladesh couldn't score more freely and they ended with 139 which is a below-par score. India was given a target of 140 and Men in Blue chased it successfully with 6 wickets to spare.
Pictures of Virat Kohli getting tattooed in a Mumbai based parlor have become viral. Kohli can be seen getting his shoulder tattooed. Currently, both the Indian Skipper Kohli as well as wicket keeper MS Dhoni has been rested from the Triseries India is set to play.
A CCTV footage has shown a shocking footage where we can see several Australian players trying to restrain David Warner who was seen in a heated exchange with South African wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock.
After lots of debate and discussion, BCCI has provided a green signal for the DRS (Decision Review System) in IPL 2018. BCCI which was against the DRS, finally embraced it when England toured India in 2016 and now they have decided to try it at the 11th Edition of the IPL.
On a shocking note, South African Pacer Morne Morkel has announced that he will retire from International Cricket after the home series against Australia which begins on March 1st. The 33-year-old confirmed his decision at a media conference in Durban as the team is gearing up to play for the test match against Australia.
Steve Smith was announced as the captain of Rajasthan Royals for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season here on Saturday. The selection was made by a panel comprising Royals mentor Shane Warne, their Head of Cricket Zubin Bharucha and the team's co-owner Manoj Badale.
India won against South Africa in the first T20I and Indian pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar scalped 5-Wickets and became the first Indian to take a fifer in ODI's, Tests, and T20I's. After Chahal, he became the only Indian to scalp fifer in T20I's.
India skipper Virat Kohli achieved a rare feat on Tuesday when he crossed the 900-point mark concurrently in Tests and One-Day Internationals (ODIs) in the latest ICC ODI Player Rankings. Kohli's purple patch with the bat saw him become only the second batsman after South Africa
The Final T20 of the Trans Tasman Tri-series was held in Auckland, and it began with New Zealand winning the toss and opting to bat against Australia. However, they were restricted to 150, after initially being threatened by Colin Munro and Martin Guptill, who were in thundering form, but they didn't last long enough to rescue the black caps.
So, even the change of format or the change of captain is not helping South Africa as JP Duminy who is T20I captain has lost the first match against India by a margin of 28 runs. After winning the toss, he chose to bowl and it was expected as the chasing team has won on the last four T20I matches at the Wanderers.
The arrival of Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav has definitely masked India's weaknesses in ODI's and T2OI's. Both Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have this ability to take the ball away, off the surface without bending the elbow or the rules and that is what makes them more special.