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India-Bangladesh test series: India look to stay at the top
The hosts start as favourites to pick up 120 points from the two games against Bangladesh; the first Test starts in Indore on Thursday. Kohli returns to lead the side that recently won their record 11th straight series at home. Rohit Sharma has been on hot form, hitting two centuries and a double ton in his debut series as opener against South Africa.
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If one of Kohli, Sharma or Dhawan gets set, they will either drag the game deep or finish it off. If two of them bat well, India will surely win the game. However, India’s T20 strategy needs to evolve keeping in mind the bigger grounds in Australia where power-hitting will be at a premium at the T20 World Cup next year.
India look to try more combinations to prepare for the T20 World Cup
It is an interesting time for Kohli to miss out. One, it allows him an iota of rest in what is going to be a hectic schedule stretching into autumn of 2020. Two, and more importantly, it will allow him to watch this side from the outside.
Let the games begin: Kareena unveils ICC Women's T20 World Cup trophy
Bebo kickstarts the game in style.
Ravi Gaikwad: Man with a mission
Gaikwad’s involvement with cricket is not new. Growing up in Pune, Gaikwad played at the Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 levels for Maharashtra and went as far as the Ranji camp. However, when the time came to choose between sport and academics, it was the latter that won out, perhaps unsurprisingly.
ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli closes in on Smith
Opener Mayank Agarwal also rose in the rankings, breaking into the top 20. His innings of 108 in the second Test against South Africa helped him progress eight places to reach the 17th position
Virat Kohli rested from T20s against Bangladesh, maiden call-up for Shivam Dube
The squad for the Test series against Bangladesh remained unchanged after India's 3-0 whitewash of South Africa recently. The series starts November 3 and comprises three T20 Internationals and two Tests. Pacer Bumrah's return will take longer.
Virat Kohli first Indian to score 40 international hundreds as captain
Kohli brought up his ton in the 109th over of the Indian innings. The right-handed batsman now has 26 centuries in just 81 matches.
India vs South Africa test series: Counting the gains
India beat South Africa 3-0 to reaffirm their home dominance. South Africa was at the receiving end throughout the series, as they just could not come up with any clear-cut plan to challenge the Indians. It was unclear, whether they learned anything.
Ashwin makes a strong comeback in the first test
Ashwin returns to Tests with a stunning 8-199 and becomes quickest to 350 scalps, matching spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan.
Rohit Sharma clears first test with flying colours
In his first innings as Test opener, Rohit Sharma hits an authoritative century before rain washes out final session.
Rohit Sharma breaks Shimron Hetmyer's record of most sixes in Test series
Rohit Sharma achieved the feat on the first day of the final Test against South Africa. Sharma has now smashed 16 sixes in the series. He went past West Indies' batsman Shimron Hetmyer who registered 15 sixes in the series against Bangladesh in 2018/19.
Netflix documentary inspires Virat Kohli, says he is proud to turn vegetarian
During media interactions before, the Indian skipper said he was fond of chicken.
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