Virat Kohli, who missed the second Test against South Africa, feels that he has been playing for so long across all formats that people almost took this for granted that he can never miss a match.
South Africa defeated India by seven wickets for the first time to level the ongoing three-Test series 1-1. India had won the first game at Centurion. India are yet to win a Test series in South Africa.
The 2021 started with India breaching the Fortress Gabba in Australia and it couldn't have been a better end as they have now brought down Supersport Park which has been South Africa's citadel for the longest time.
Jasprit Bumrah (3/50) set the tone for the final morning removing the dogged South Africa skipper Dean Elgar (77 off 156 balls) while Mohammed Siraj (2/47) and Mohammed Shami (2/55) also got into the act.
New Zealand once again fell to the spin trap of Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel on Day 3. While Ashwin did the bulk of the damage, Axar dismissed dangerous-looking Daryl Mitchell for 60. Catch the Day 3 highlights of IND vs NZ here.
On a day New Zealand's Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel became only the third bowler to take all ten wickets in a Test innings, Mohammed Siraj led India's reply with an early burst, which resulted in three wickets for the right-arm pacer.
At the close of play on Day 2 of the second Test, India were 69 for no loss in their second innings with Virat Kohli deciding against enforcing the follow-on in second and final Test. New Zealand were dismissed for 62.
India captain Ajinkya Rahane has confirmed that Shreyas Iyer will be making his Test debut against New Zealand in Kanpur on Thursday.
Royal Challengers Bangalore suffered a humiliating nine-wicket loss to KKR in their last match, while MS Dhoni-led CSK are coming after beating Mumbai Indians.
The 26-year-old became the first male player to take a T20 international hat-trick on debut against Bangladesh earlier this year.
Malan, who made a Test comeback after three years, hit a brilliant 70 in the third game against India helping England win by an innings and 76 runs.
Two non-IPL players Abhimanyu Easwaran and Arjan Nagwaswalla will be flying out to India on Monday with the rest of the support staff
Mohammed Shami has bowled nearly 100 overs in the series while Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah have crossed the three figure mark.
The cricket fan had managed to enter the playing field at Lord's too. On Friday, he entered field at the fall of Rohit Sharma, all dressed up to bat
Siraj, who played a key role in India's win at Lord's, was also targeted earlier this year when a section of Australian crowd at the SCG abused him and called names
After James Anderson's 3/6, Haseeb Hameed (60) and Rory Burns (52) helped England take 42 runs lead. Catch the highlights of ENG vs IND third Test here
Siraj's impeccable line and length and control has troubled England batsmen consistently. Eight of his 11 wickets came at the Lord's Test
Mohammed Siraj was the pick of the Indian bowlers with four wickets in his first appearance at the Lord's
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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