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  • IPL 8: Yuzvendra Chahal relishing his spell under captain Virat Kohli Yesterday

    Royal Challengers Bangalore have had a mixed start to their IPL 2015 campaign, bearding Kolkata Knight Riders in their own den before being spanked by Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, their Bangalore bastion. In the absence of Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, both recovering from injuries, Bangalore's bowling has...
  • IPL 8: Steven Smith no less than De Villiers or Kohli, says Watson 3 days ago

    Lauding Steven Smith for his match-winning knock against Mumbai Indians, which gave Rajasthan Royals their third successive victory in as many games, Shane Watson said his team-mate is on par with AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli. "I think he is on par with AB de Villiers at the moment and...
  • Virat Kohli needs to learn from Dhoni: Steve Waugh 3 days ago

    Shanghai: Australia's World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in check and mature as a captain. Kohli took over the reigns of Test captaincy from Dhoni, who announced his shock retirement from the longest format post the...
  • IPL 8: Kohli unhappy with RCB pacers not living up to the challenge 4 days ago

    Bangalore: When Chris Gayle got off the team bus at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Monday (April 13), everyone around him stopped what they were doing to catch a glimpse of the man whose 56-ball 96 had given Royal Challengers Bangalore their first win of the Pepsi Indian Premier League...
  • IPL 8: Clinical Sunrisers Hyderabad sink Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 wickets 4 days ago

    Skipper David Warner blasted a 27-ball 57 to help Sunrisers Hyderabad notch their first success in two outings with an eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore in the eight season of Indian Premier League on Monday. Warner and fellow-opener Shikhar Dhawan (50 not out) put on 82 runs in 7.2 overs...
  • As it happened: RCB vs SRH, IPL 8, Match 8 4 days ago

    (For Live blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: Riding high after beating defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening match, Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to exploit the home advantage when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL cricket match in Bengaluru on Monday....
  • Tendulkar, Kohli congratulate Sania on becoming World No. 1 5 days ago

    New Delhi: India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led an outpouring of praise for Sania Mirza after she became the country's first tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in women's doubles. Modi called the achievement "an excellent accomplishment" on his twitter page Monday after Mirza won the Family Circle title...
  • IPL 2015: Royal Challengers Bangalore will miss Yuvraj, says Sandeep Warrier 5 days ago

    Though he didn't get a game in the last two seasons, the Royal Challengers Bangalore medium pacer Sandeep Warrier is confident of sharing the bowling attack with his seniors Ashok Dinda and Varun Aaron this time but feels the team will miss the services of allrounder Yuvraj Singh. Warrier, a promising...
  • IPL 8: Royal Challengers Bangalore aim for second win on trot, set to face Hyderabad 5 days ago

    Bengaluru: Riding high after beating defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders in their opening match, Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to exploit the home advantage when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL cricket match in Bengaluru on Monday. Known to be under-performers despite boasting of devastating batsmen like Chris Gayle...
  • Celebrities praise Sania Mirza on twitter 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A host of sports celebrities and politicians showered encomiums on tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first woman tennis player from the country to achieve the number one rank. Sania won the WTA Family Circle Cup with Swiss legend Martina Hingis to reach atop the ranking table. Mahesh Bhupathi,...
  • IPL 8: Chris Gayle showed why he is world class, says Virat Kohli 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli said on Saturday that he regarded winning their Indian Premier League opener against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)as one of their better wins. RCB struggled initially but edged past the KKR total of 177/6 with three wickets and an over to spare, courtesy a...
  • IPL 8: Gayle's 96 off 56 helps Bangalore beat KKR in a nail-biter 6 days ago

    Chris Gayle hammered the Kolkata Knight Riders bowlers into submission with a breathtaking 96 that guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to a three-wicket victory at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. Chasing a victory target of 178, Gayle singlehandedly tore apart the home team attack as his 56 ball innings had seven boundaries...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Gavaskar cheekily asks Virat Kohli 'is she here' 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Cricket legend and commentator Sunil Gavaskar on Saturday found himself at the wrong end of the social media over his act of asking Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli "is she here" in an apparent reference to his actress girlfriend Anushka Sharma. During the toss for Royal's match against Kolkata...
  • India slip to 7th in Test rankings, no player in top 10 6 days ago

    Dubai: Indian cricket team may have had decent run in the World Cup reaching semi-final but there is no such good news as far as the longer version is concerned where Virat Kohli's men are currently languishing at 7th place in the 10-team table. As per the latest Test ranking charts...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 8 6 days ago

    For LIVE updates, scroll down to bottom of the page. Royal Challengers Bangalore may have the most star-studded batting line-up but will find themselves under tremendous pressure when they take on defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders. Winning two titles in last three seasons and having achieved a 14-match winning streak in 2014,...
  • Five reasons which put a question mark on Virat Kohli's leadership 1 week ago

    Aggression can be a funny thing that, if used properly, can be an asset or can act like a mad elephant in a battle-field that can kill your own soldiers. Something that India's Test captain Virat Kohli, who was an obvious choice after Mahendra Singh Dhoni called it a day,...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • 'Hurt' Virat Kohli slams media 1 week ago

    Virat Kohli's upfront behavior was a disgrace to cricket and team culture, a cricket fan tweeted. ...
  • News 360: Virat Kohli breaks his silence on criticism of his girlfriend Anushka Sharma 1 week ago

    Two weeks after India lost their World Cup crown in a semi-final defeat against Australia, Virat Kohli - who scored just one run in that match - has come out with an emotional outburst, saying "I am hurt". ...
  • IPL 8: Spinner Sunil Narine is a class act, says Virat Kohli 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Star Indian batsman and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli praised Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spin spearhead Sunil Narine calling him a world class bowler on Friday. Ahead of their Saturday's Indian Premier League (IPL) match against defending champions KKR at the Eden Gardens here, Kohli asserted his side...
  • Easier to captain an IPL team, says Virat Kohli 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli said on Friday that it is easier to lead an Indian Premier League (IPL) side as the foreign recruits bring in a wealth of experience and make a captain's job easier. "Captaincy is an easier job in IPL, I believe. You see we have...
  • Twitter slams Virat Kohli's immature outburst 1 week ago

    India's batting star Virat Kohli on Friday said that he was 'hurt' by the way fans responded after his dismal show in the World Cup semi-finals against Australia that led to his team's ouster from the mega event. India, after winning seven matches in a row, lost to Australia in the...
  • Do India need a self-obsessed Virat Kohli as captain? 1 week ago

    "I don't think there's anybody else in the team who has done better than me." Any player saying that cannot be a captain. No debate. Period. Forget about captaincy, self-obsessed players like Virat Kohli don't warrant a place in team sport and are dangerous to the unit's harmony. Damn the number...
  • Critics should be ashamed of blaming me for World Cup semis defeat, I am hurt: Kohli April 10, 2015

    Two weeks after India lost their World Cup crown in a semi-final defeat against Australia, Virat Kohli - who scored just one run in that match - has come out with an emotional outburst, saying "I am hurt". India, after winning seven matches in a row, had a bad day against...
  • World Cup: Virat Kohli slams critics for blaming 'love' Anushka Sharma for the team's exit, says they should be ashamed of themselves April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: India's test captain Virat Kohli today lashed out at critics, who blamed his girlfriend Anushka Sharma for the team's exit from ICC Cricket World Cup, stating that they "should be ashamed of themselves" as "no one has won more matches" than him in the last five years. Kohli, opened up...
  • Virat Kohli enjoys Anushka Sharma's performance at IPL opener April 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Star batsman and Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli was seen savouring the moves as his girlfriend, Bollywood beauty Anushka Sharma, set the floor afire with her performance at the glitzy opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League here on tuesday. TV cameras kept zooming at Kohli as Anushka gyrated...
  • Sachin Tendulkar advises Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli for IPL 8 April 7, 2015

    Kolkata: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday was the cynosure of all eyes as the Mumbai Indians (MI) icon spent time with his boys ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) opener against defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Eden Garden here on Wednesday. Besides having a long chat...
  • IPL 2015 opening ceremony: Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli arrive together in Kolkata April 7, 2015

    Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma may not have been hitting the headlines for the right reasons. But that hardly affects them. The couple arrived in Kolkata together to attend the grand ceremony of IPL 8. A dazzling line-up of Bollywood stars, including Farhan Akhtar, music director Pritam along with Hrithik...