VIRAT KOHLI

  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 hours 21 minutes ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 3 hours 24 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Delhi Police moves to court against documentary inside Tihar jail in Nirbhaya case 4 hours 24 minutes ago

    Delhi Police will move court against airing of a BBC documentary interviewing one of those convicted in the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case. ...
  • Tendulkar played against better bowlers than Kohli, says Mohammad Yousuf 7 hours 12 minutes ago

    Pakistan haven't had a good run at the 2015 World Cup so far and, back home, the criticism of the team has been severe, with former cricketers like Shoaib Akhtar mincing no words. Mohammad Yousuf, holder of the record for most Test runs - 1788, in 2006 - in a...
  • World Cup 2015: Virat Kohli abuses journalist over an article about Anushka 9 hours 11 minutes ago

    Perth: India's premier batsman and team's vice-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday suddenly lost his cool after the training session as he hurled abuses at a journalist before the side's group league game against West Indies at the WACA on Friday. It didn't occur to anybody that something of this sort will...
  • Murali Vijay attributes his success to Virat Kohli Yesterday

    When M Vijay plays in the V, he just caresses the ball. When he brings out the wristy flicks from outside off stump, similar to the ones VVS Laxman used to play in his prime, he shows signs of being near his dominating best. Yet, the aspects that have helped...
  • Adidas creates direct connection between Indian cricket fans and their team for the Cricket World Cup with #SacredGround Yesterday

    With #SacredGround, adidas has created a world-first direct connection between a billion cricket fans and their team, letting fans send their support through the very ground on which they play cricket. "If cricket is religion, then everywhere cricket is played is sacred ground," says a 30-second video spot released by adidas...
  • Kohli, Dhoni slide down; Shami gains 14 places in ODI rankings Yesterday

    Brisbane: Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni slipped down the ladder to be fourth and 10th respectively, while Shikhar Dhawan retained his seventh spot in the latest ICC ODI batsmen's rankings released on Monday. In the ODI bowlers' chart, however, Indian pacer Mohammad Shami and Ravichandaran Ashwin made upward movements. While...
  • Virat Kohli will bring purpose to Indian captaincy: Kim Hughes 2 days ago

    Perth: Former Australia skipper Kim Hughes is not a great fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership style and feels that Virat Kohli's elevation to captaincy should not only be in Tests but also across all formats to bring in more purpose to the top job. "Much as I admire Dhoni as...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: India inch closer to the quater-finals 3 days ago

    R Ashwin picked up his career best ODI figures of 4 for 25 as India thrashed UAE by 9 wickets to register their third big win of the tournament. ...
  • Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane pave way for bright future: Mudassar Nazar 3 days ago

    Mudassar Nazar was a pretty handy cricketer, more than bits-and-pieces but just short of a genuine allrounder. In a Pakistani line-up fill of glittering stroke makers, he provided the solidity - some would say extremely so - that encouraged the artists to bat around the artisan. In 76 Tests between...
  • India roll over UAE to secure entry to World Cup quarter-finals 3 days ago

    The pacy WACA track turned out to be a spin nightmare for the UAE who received a nine-wicket hammering at the hand of defending champions India who secured their third consecutive win and entry into the ICC World Cup 2015 quarter-finals. Understandably, MS Dhoni wanted to bat to avoid exactly...
  • As it happened: India vs UAE, ICC World Cup 2015, Match 21 3 days ago

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India have showed up in the World Cup with an attitude that can keep the demons away but cricket is a game where you are as good as your previous day and India need to field their best team against...
  • Umar Akmal, Ahmed Shehzad don't have Kohli's class: Mudassar Nazar 4 days ago

    Perth: Pakistan cricket fraternity might rate Umar Akmal very highly but none among country's current batsmen can be "even distantly compared" with India's premier batsman Virat Kohli, feels former Pakistan all-rounder Mudassar Nazar. "Look there is a vast difference in pedigree of Virat and Akmal. Both Akmal and Ahmed Shahzad played...
  • Virat Kohli may get close to 50 ODI centuries: Sourav Ganguly 5 days ago

    Kolkata: India's premier batsman Virat Kohli may get close to breaking Sachin Tendulkar's 49 ODI centuries record but the batting maestro's 100 International centuries milestone would stay safe forever, feels former India captain Sourav Ganguly. "Virat Kohli I think will get close to him one-day cricket. He has reached 22 centuries,...
  • World Cup: India focus on fielding before UAE clash 5 days ago

    Team India had lots of laughter and tomfoolery during the training session at WACA, Perth. ...
  • ICC World Cup: Six interests in India vs UAE mismatch 5 days ago

    India's first encounter with minnows this World Cup will come at the back of two huge kills made by MS Dhoni's team. First they ensured Pakistan's jinx remained intact and then ended their own against South Africa. Next, it's the UAE. While India may yawn, swap TV channels and not...
  • World Cup: Well begun, Team India youngsters need to keep going 6 days ago

    Opinions flew thick and fast when India's chances at the 2015 World Cup were discussed before the tournament kicked off, with a large percentage suggesting that their traditional frailties in conditions in Australia and New Zealand would hamper their progress. To make matters a little more complicated, India don't have enough...
  • World Cup: Fielding like a dream, Team India a stunner 6 days ago

    There was something unusual in the Melbourne air the other night. On an evening of several stirring deeds from India's cricketers, the most striking came from a pair of fast bowlers. And while it was with ball in hand, it was also not with ball in hand, if you get...
  • Kohli has no batting peers in the Indian team, says Barry Richards 1 week ago

    Perth: Legendary South African batsman Barry Richards feels Virat Kohli is a few notches above his contemporaries in the Indian team but still has some way to go before one can compare him with the iconic Sachin Tendulkar. "Virat Kohli undoubtedly is the best batsman in this current Indian team by...
  • World Cup: Ravichandran Ashwin-Ravindra Jadeja have proved critics wrong, says Virat Kohli 1 week ago

    Perth: Question marks have been raised about their ability to trouble batsmen in overseas conditions but "spin twins" Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin have "proved their critics wrong" with an impressive start to their World Cup campaign, feels team's premier batsman Virat Kohli. With convincing wins over Pakistan and South Africa...
  • World Cup: India have brought their A-game to the table, says Rohan Gavaskar 1 week ago

    Rohan Gavaskar feels Team India were not switched on during the tri-series and thinks the team is back to their best. ...
  • World Cup 2015: India's stars signing autographs, taking selfies with fans 1 week ago

    Team India took some time out from practice and brought smiles to faces of fans by signing autographs and taking selfies with them. ...
  • World Cup: Dhoni kept the fire burning, and it's showing 1 week ago

    Within minutes of India quelling Pakistan's feeble challenge in their World Cup opener in Adelaide more than a week back, a senior journalist asked Mahendra Singh Dhoni, in all seriousness, where India's skipper hid his magic wand, a wand he has waved with stunning effect on the big stage. "That magic...
  • World Cup side notes: Cricketers and their obsession with ink February 23, 2015

    Having been in practice for over 6000 years with its roots traced back to the pharaohs of Egypt, the fad for tattoos has been ever growing with sportsperson, including cricketers craving to get inked. Tattoos are widely popular among sports players, but when it comes to cricketers, they seem to use...
  • India have thrown a World Cup dare by hammering South Africa February 22, 2015

    There is a reason most of us compare cricket with life that is a great leveller, one of it being the great unpredictability that the sport offers in a matter of couple of hours where the fortunes of a side change at the drop of a hat. Never in the wildest...
  • ICC World Cup: India need to pull out all stops against South Africa February 21, 2015

    After a terrific and unexpectedly smooth start to their title defence, India will have to soak in the pressure against a team they have never beaten at the World Cup. South Africa will perhaps be the toughest test for the defending champions in Pool B. On the scale of 1 to...
  • ICC World Cup: Key battles that set up India-South Africa clash February 21, 2015

    The Cricket World Cup over the years has produced some riveting encounters that have got fans engrossed around the world. While some have gone on to create history, others have dressed to the nines since the advent of coloured clothing in limited-overs cricket. There are very few sides in world cricket...
  • Cricket World Cup, Week 1: 300 is officially the new 250 February 21, 2015

    Five matches, five scores of over 300. To make it sound even worse for the bowlers, a successful chase of 300 - by Ireland, against West Indies, the once fast bowling haven. 1137 runs were scored in two games on the opening day in Australia and New Zealand but just as...
  • World Cup: I am best suited to bat No. 3, says Virat Kohli February 21, 2015

    Melbourne: India's premier batsman Virat Kohli declared on Saturday that after experimenting with his batting position, the team management has reached a conclusion that number three is the best slot for him in the World Cup. "I've played enough number of games to try and experiment batting position for the team...