Indian captain Virat Kohli, he walked out to bat with pink gloves along with pink bat grip and stickers when he walked out to bat on the first day of the fourth and last Test in Sydney on Thursday. This gesture as it helped in generating awareness about breast cancer.
After India dismiss Australia for 151 in the Melbourne Test, "Bumrah tune to gumrah kar diya in Aussies ko...Aur yaar Kangaroo, tu na, panga mat liya kar Bharat se, Jis din hamari Khopdi satakli, yahi hashar hoga," Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, "Well done Virat and team India...Thok diya Kangaroo ko." he added.
India declared their first innings on 443 runs for the loss of seven on the second day of the third Test against Australia on Thursday. Top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara and skipper Virat Kohli strengthened the third-wicket partnership stand to power India to 277/2 at lunch. Kohli, who was stranded at 47 runs on the first day.
Steve Smith talk about the ball-tampering scandal, Steve Smith said he could've stopped the "negative outcome that happened out in the middle", I was struggling mentally, and not doing real well, He added. Smith further said. "So that's my failure of leadership and I've...taken responsibility," he added
What is the Boxing Day Test starts on December 26, primarily at Australia's Melbourne Cricket Ground. Why is called Boxing Day test. According to a theory, December 26 came to be known as the Boxing Day as the employers gave several boxes to their servants who worked on Christmas, and give boxes of gifts a day after Christmas. Australia has hosted a Boxing Day Test every year since 1990.
The Indian team management named the playing XI for the Boxing Day Test on Tuesday, KL Rahul and Murali Vijay being dropped as openers. ODI deputy Rohit Sharma also makes a comeback to the team. “I would certainly have Mayank Agarwal in the eleven, I think it is nice to get a youngster, we have seen Rishabh Pant perform then why not have Mayank in the mix,” Kumble had said.
Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey on Friday said “Conditions in Perth were quite unique and in Melbourne conditions will be totally different. I thought the Indian fast bowling unit has bowled beautifully in this series.” Hussey said bowlers of both sides have really worked hard so far in this series and a lot will depend on how the two attacks recover.
The Indian cricket team has opted to take an extended rest and they will not be practising till December 23. Virat Kohli & Co will hit the nets for just three days ahead of their Boxing Day Test match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, India lost the Perth Test by 146 runs to allow the hosts level the four-match series 1-1.
Badminton player Saina Nehwal married shuttler Parupalli Kashyap on Friday. The couple posted identical photos across their social media handles with the caption “Best match of my life”. The couple is expected to hold a wedding ceremony on December 16 at Hyderabad’s Novotel Hotel. Saina has won over 23 international titles, which include ten Superseries titles.
the former IPL chairman Lalit Modi’s wife died at the age of 64 due to cancer on Monday, “My love, my life, my soulmate...You are finally at peace, and I am sure you will be watching over us,” Lalit Modi tweeted on Tuesday morning.
Gautam Gambhir said may have had differences in opinion with MS Dhoni on the field but the former India cricketer made it clear that he never had any personal problems with the legendary wicketkeeper off the field. There were rumours that the two didn’t look eye-to-eye and were constantly at loggerheads with each other.
The 30-year-old tops Forbes’ Rich List for sportspersons and sits second behind Salman Khan in the overall celebrity charts. Kohli was also the top-paid sportsperson in 2016 and 2017 with ₹134.44 crore and ₹100.72 crore, PV Sindhu is the 4th on the list and the second women athlete in top 10, with fellow shuttler Saina Nehwal occupying the 10th spot in the standings.
Sachin Tendulkar tweeted for Gautam Gambhir “You were a special talent and had a Gambhir role in our win in the World Cup finals. Batting with you at Napier was extra special. Enjoy your second innings with family and friends!”, after that Gambhir replied “Thanks Paaji, our partnership in the Napier Test will remain in my heart forever. So will you,”
13-year-old Que Jianyu set new record at Guinness World Record by solving 3 Rubik’s cubes at the same time with both hands and feet in just 1 minute 36.39 seconds. Que says that Rubik’s cubes have changed his way of thinking and allowed him to make more friends. He also set new record solving Rubik’s cube by upside down
Former India captain MS Dhoni wish Virat Kohli on his 30th birthday sharing his old picture with a toy gun in his hand “I wish you a happy birthday. I know you’re a big PUBG fan. I found an old photo of yours Why don’t you teach Manish Pandey how to play a first-person shooting game” Dhoni asked Kohli to teach Pandey how to play those games.
14-year-old Priyanshu Moliya unbeaten scored 556*(319) for Mohinder Lala Amarnath Cricket Academy Under-14 tournament, he came out to bat and amassed a mammoth 408 runs at the close of play on the day. Priyanshu Moliya hit 98 fours and one six in his innings, “I set goals of 100 runs each and was determined to continue playing the same way” said by Moliya, he also thanked his first coach at Rajkot, Anil Thakral for the help and guidance.
Indian tennis player Sania Mirza has given birth to a baby boy, Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik announced the birth of his son with a tweet “Excited to announce: Its a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual #Alhumdulilah, wishes and Duas, we are humbled #BabyMirzaMalik,” Sania has been away from the Tennis field for long but has been active on social media sharing pictures through the different stages of pregnancy.
After the fastest man to score to 10000 ODI runs Virat Kohli said at interview “If I’ve to dive six times in an over. I’ll do it for the team.” “That’s my duty and that’s I am selected to play for my country and that is a part of my job,” Kohli added. That’s my only intent to do things that my team needs all the time and helping the team in any way possible. He further said.
Sachin Tendulkar congratulated Virat Kohli on scoring 10,000 runs in ODI cricket, Kohli broke Tendulkar’s record to become the fastest to reach 10,000 runs in one-day internationals. “The intensity and consistency with which you bat is just amazing. congratulations on achieving 10,000 runs in ODIs. Keep the runs flowing.” Sachin Tendulkar Tweeted. Kohli became the 13th overall and fifth Indian after Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid to reach the elite club.
Kuldeep Yadav asked for a change in the field during India’s Asia Cup Super Four stage match were Dhoni replied “Bowling karega ya bowler change karun”, Yadav narrated an entire conversation during the show ‘What the Duck’, when I was bowling my fourth over batsmen hit four Mahi bhai came to me and said, remove cover and I said ‘No Mahi bhai, that’s okay’ After hearing this, Mahi bhai got angry and said, Kya main pagal hoon yaha pe, mai 300 ODI khela hoon.
23-year-old Persija Jakarta fan, died after a group of Bandung supporters beat him outside the main stadium in the city of Bandung, incident happened Sunday before a match between host club Persib Bandung and Persija Jakarta, 16 people had since been arrested in connection with the attack, It was the seventh death of a fan linked to a match between the two clubs since 2012 in July Indonesian fans hurled stones and bottles at the visiting Malaysia team after the home side lost their semi-final match in the AFF Cup Under-19 football match.