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India's Tour Of South Africa: Virat Kohli To Skip ODIs? BCCI Says Nothing Official About It

Dec 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Virat Kohli has lost India's white-ball captaincy to Rohit Sharma, While Kohli stepped down as T20 captain, the BCCI removed him as ODI captain. Kohli continues to be Test captain.

SA Vs IND: Quinton De Kock To Miss Tests Against India On Paternity Leave

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock is likely to miss the last two Test matches against India at home as his wife Sasha is expecting to give birth to her first child in early January. The first Test starts on December 26.

SA Vs IND Tests: KL Rahul Among Frontrunners To Replace Rohit Sharma As India's Vice-Captain

The names of KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Ravichandran Ashwin have cropped up to replace Rohit Sharma as the India vice-captain during the South Africa series. The BCCI is yet to announce a stand-in vice-captain for the series.

Rohit Sharma: Captain Is As Good As His Team, India Need Virat Kohli's Leadership

Dec 10, 2021 PTI

Rohit Sharma, who was already appointed T20 International captain, has also replaced Virat Kohli as ODI skipper. He feels that a captain's job is 20 percent on the field and rest at the planning stage.

Cricket Controversy: Rohit Sharma Defines His Role As Captain But Questions Remain Over Virat Kohli Sacking

Virat Kohli was unceremoniously stripped off as India’s ODI captain on Wednesday. Rohit Sharma will now lead India in both limited-overs formats -- T20 and ODIs.

09 December, 2021

Indian Cricket's Captaincy Conundrum: Sourav Ganguly Explains Why Virat Kohli Sacked As ODI Skipper


Rohit Sharma, who succeeded Virat Kohli as T20 captain, was named India's ODI captain on Wednesday. Ganguly said he had asked Kohli not to step down as T20 captain!

09 December, 2021

Cricket Controversy: How Disdainfully Has BCCI Clean Bowled Virat Kohli As ODI Captain!

Soumitra Bose

The decision to knock Virat Kohli out as ODI captain could have been done more professionally. Legends like Kohli need respect and better communication from BCCI, especially when the president is a former captain.

09 December, 2021

Virat Kohli Sacked? BCCI Cracks The Whip And Installs Rohit Sharma As ODI Captain - Report


The BCCI reportedly waited for 48 hours for Virat Kohli, who has already relinquished T20 captaincy, to voluntarily step down from ODI leadership as well but he did not. Then lost the position to Rohit Sharma.

08 December, 2021

India Vs South Africa Test Series: Hanuma Vihari Makes Comeback, Ishant Sharma Stays - Full Squad


Ajinkya Rahane has been replaced by Rohit Sharma as Virat Kohli's Test deputy for the South Africa tour. Injured Ravindra Jadeja will miss the tour. India will play three Test matches in South Africa.

08 December, 2021

Rohit Sharma Replaces Virat Kohli As ODI Skipper, Indian Cricket's Captaincy Officially Split

Jayanta Oinam

The BCCI on Wednesday appointed Rohit Sharma as the captain of India's ODI team ahead of the upcoming tour of South Africa. Rohit was already T20 skipper for the national cricket team.

05 December, 2021

SA Vs IND: India National Cricket Team Selection For South Africa Tour - Preview


Virat Kohli's ODI captaincy, Ishant Sharma's place in Test, and back-up for the No. 3 batting position will be up for discussion when the selectors meet to pick the squad for the South Africa tour.

01 December, 2021

ICC Test Player Rankings: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ravichandran Ashwin Retain Spots


Shreyas Iyer, who became India's 16th Test centurion on debut, entered the ICC Test Rankings in 74th position. Iyer, with 105 and 65, also became the first Indian player to slam a ton and fifty on Test debut.

30 November, 2021

IPL 2022 Retention Over, All Eyes On Mega Auction Now - Full List Of Players Retained

Jayanta Oinam

With only 27 players getting retained by the eight existing teams, the pool for the IPL mega auction will be replete with global cricket superstars. But before that, the two new teams will pick their stars during a special player draft.

29 November, 2021

IPL 2022 Retention: MS Dhoni To Stay Back At CSK, Virat Kohli At RCB, Jasprit Bumrah At MI - Team-By-Team Guide


After the eight Indian Premier League teams finalise their retention plans, new franchises -- Lucknow and Ahmedabad -- will pick a maximum of three players between December 1 and 25 before the IPL mega auction in January.

26 November, 2021

Shreyas Iyer Joins Elite Club With Century On Test Debut Vs NZ – Full List Of Indian Cricketers


Shreyas Iyer becomes the 16th Indian to score a century on Test debut which includes current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in the list. Iyer's 105 off 171 balls was studded with 13 fours and two sixes.

22 November, 2021

If Virat Kohli Wants To Do A Sachin Tendulkar, Workload And Captaincy Management Is A Must

Soumitra Bose

The asking rate for Virat Kohli to catch up with Sachin Tendulkar will be pretty challenging – at least six centuries per year for the next five years.

22 November, 2021

Rohit Sharma Says Venkatesh Iyer's Bowling Is Important For India Going Forward


Venkatesh Iyer bowled for the first time in India colours and returned with tidy figures of 3-0-12-1, while bowling in the crucial middle overs in the third and final T20I against New Zealand.

22 November, 2021

Rahul Dravid Says 'It's Nice To Start Well' After India's Clean Sweep Against New Zealand

Jayanta Oinam

India head coach Rahul Dravid stressed the importance of giving opportunities to the youngsters, especially with a cramped cricket schedule ahead.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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