VIRAT KOHLI

  • World Cup: Senior Indian players have to deliver when it matters 9 hours 15 minutes ago

    There is a lot of talk about pace and bounce when Australian pitches figure in discussions, and if one batsman used those attributes to his advantage on Thursday, it was Steven Smith. Smith has plundered runs right through the summer with, of course, a special liking towards the Indian attack. It...
  • World Cup: Unfair to blame Anushka for Kohli's poor form, says Ganguly 12 hours 5 minutes ago

    Sydney: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly today lashed out at people who attacked Anushka Sharma for Virat Kohli's failure with the bat in the cricket World Cup semifinal against Australia, saying that it showed their immaturity. After actress Anushka was attacked by the twitterati, Ganguly said it's sad to see the...
  • World Cup 2015: India succumbed under the pressure, says Sunil Gavaskar 12 hours 17 minutes ago

    Sydney: Dejected with Indian batsmen's poor shot selection in their 329-run chase, former skipper Sunil Gavaskar said that the pressure of the cricket World Cup semi-final got to the team as it was outplayed by Australia on Thursday. Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's run-a-ball 65 stood tall amid a disappointing show as...
  • Virat Kohli needs to walk the talk after failing in the World Cup 13 hours 13 minutes ago

    "We are going to go all out and there is no doubt about that. We are not going to leave anything in the tank in these games," a confident Virat Kohli had said before India's semi-final against Australia at Sydney, which was certainly the most important game of the World...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Fans leave teary-eyed after India's loss against Australia 13 hours 34 minutes ago

    Lot of Indian fans were extremely excited about India's semi-final clash against Australia but the Men in Blue's ouster has left them gutted. ...
  • Stop blaming Anushka for Virat Kohli and Team India's World Cup failure 14 hours 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Virat Kohli's failure to perform in the semi-final match against Australia has been blamed on his girlfriend and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. The actress was unfortunately bullied on social media for her presence in the Sydney stadium during the match in which Kohli struggled for 13 balls to...
  • World Cup: Mixed twitter reactions on India's defeat against Australia 14 hours 28 minutes ago

    India were knocked out of the World Cup 2015 after Australia defeated them by 95 runs in the second semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. After winning seven matches on the trot, India's quest for a second successive World Cup title was finally ended as Australians outplayed MS...
  • Australia knock India out to set up date with New Zealand in World Cup final 15 hours 2 minutes ago

    Australia went into the semi-finals with their noses slightly in front because of their unbeaten record in the semi-finals of the World Cup and they just about vindicated that documentation by getting the better off the defending champions India by 95 runs at the SCG to book their place in...
  • Some blamed Anushka Sharma and some just cried; Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli's dismissal 15 hours 30 minutes ago

    In a match as crucial as the semi-finals of the World Cup, Virat Kohli managed to disappoint. And of course no one liked that. A match that has been on the tough end from the very beginning, and on which so much rests, did not manage to get the best...
  • World Cup: Twitter goes berserk after Virat Kohli falters in tall chase 16 hours 16 minutes ago

    Indian fans reacted in anger and dismay on social media after star batsman Virat Kohli was dismissed for 1 in his team's tall run chase of 329 against Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup on Thursday. Many of the ardent fans, who were expecting a special...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, World Cup 2015, 2nd semi-final 23 hours 50 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. An undefeated India will face their biggest challenge of the World Cup when they take on co-hosts and four-time champions Australia in the latter's backyard at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). There has been a lot of talk about the match...
  • World Cup 2015: Heart wants India but will be tough to beat Aussies, says Anil Kumble Yesterday

    Former India leg-spinner thinks that the team that holds on to their nerves better will come out as the winner and winning the match is more important than winning verbal spat. ...
  • World Cup: Stay task focused to control emotions, former psychologist advises India Yesterday

    Kolkata: As title holders India gear up to take on formidable Australia in a mouth-watering World Cup semi-final clash on Thursday, the team's former psychologist Sandy Gordon feels Virat Kohli and his young team-mates need to stayed focused on their task to keep their emotions in check on and off...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: India's road to the semi-finals Yesterday

    Undoubtedly, India have played like World Champions. After a dismal show in the Test series against Australia and the ODI tri-series, no one expected India will turn the tables like they have and that too on the biggest stage of all - the ICC World Cup. Players, who raised many...
  • Anushka Sharma in Australia to root for beau Virat Kohli Yesterday

    New Delhi: Like a warrior's woman who supports him in testing moments, partners of Indian cricketers have flocked to Australia to root for the players for the semi-finals match against Australia. Media reports suggest that the Virat Kohli's special someone Anushka Sharma, whom he had recently called his 'love' on...
  • World Cup 2015: Spin or seam? India confident of passing Australia test in Sydney Yesterday

    Sydney: After registering seven consecutive wins, including the quarter-final clash against Bangladesh, India will go into Thursday's World Cup semi-final against Australia in Sydney confident of success irrespective of whether the wicket took turn or assisted fast bowlers. The wear and tear at the end of a long season was evident...
  • India vs Australia, World Cup semi-final: The key battles and the top warriors of the two teams Yesterday

    There will be no love lost when India and Australia face in the mouth-watering semi-final clash of the World Cup at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. From the Monkey-gate scandal of 2007 series between Andrew Symonds and Harbhajan Singh to Rohit Sharma and David Warner's on-field exchanges, the two rivals...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Fans favourite Virat Kohli signs autographs at SCG Yesterday

    Virat Kohli was in a good mood as he took some time out from practice ahead of India vs Australia World Cup semi-finals to meet fans and sign autographs for them. ...
  • World Cup: Virat Kohli hails 'wonderful' Indian bowling ahead of semi-final Yesterday

    The transformation of India's bowlers at the World Cup has been "wonderful to watch" and the reigning champions will have a great chance of reaching the final if 10 Australian wickets tumble on Thursday, says Virat Kohli. India's bowlers were hammered all over Australia from the start of December to mid-February...
  • World Cup 2015: Australia, India know each other very well Yesterday

    You would have to say that the intensity in the knockout stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 went to a new level. This is what you would expect in a World Cup, and it was great to watch the players take on the pressure. For Australia, they hadn't...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC axes Section 66A of IT Act, calls it unconstitutional 2 days ago

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Mitchell Johnson vows to sledge Team India 2 days ago

    Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson says he is considering taking on the role of Australia's Sledger-in-Chief for Thursday's World Cup semi-final against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Outspoken opener David Warner has been on his best behaviour at the World Cup after getting into hot water over a series of spats...
  • Virat Kohli seeks SCG inspiration for World Cup semi-final 2 days ago

    India star Virat Kohli returns to the scene of one of his most memorable Test innings hoping to rediscover batting form for Thursday's World Cup semi-final against Australia in Sydney. It was at the Sydney Cricket Ground in January that Kohli, captaining India after the shock retirement of skipper Mahendra Singh...
  • World Cup: Sydney Cricket Ground set to turn Indian for Australia semi-final 3 days ago

    Sydney: India fans are likely to outnumber their Australian counterparts when the two teams clash in the World Cup semi-final in Sydney on Thursday -- much to the annoyance of the home captain. Australia skipper Michael Clarke and team-mate David Warner sent out identical tweets, saying: "I call on all Australian...
  • World Cup: Fans cheer for India ahead of semis clash against Australia 3 days ago

    Team India will take on co-hosts Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2015 on March 26 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. ...
  • World Cup Exclusive: India hold upper hand over Australia in semis 3 days ago

    (Former India wicketkeeper and selector Kiran More, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) It is going to be a thriller at the Sydney Cricket Ground on March 26....
  • World Cup: India hoping 'big' player Virat Kohli to deliver against Australia 4 days ago

    By his own lofty standards, Virat Kohli has had a modest World Cup so far. But his Indian team-mates all think the elegant stroke-maker will live up to his reputation as a big-match player when it matters. And few games matter more than Thursday's semi-final against Australia. For Kohli, it's a golden...
  • World Cup 2015: Virat Kohli is a big occasion player, says MS Dhoni 6 days ago

    Sydney: It has been a lull after storm for Virat Kohli in the ongoing ICC World Cup but his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni stood firmly behind his deputy expressing confidence that he will come good on a big day as he is a "big occasion player". Kohli, who had four...