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Ravi Shastri

Virat Kohli 'Always Led From The Front': Shashi Tharoor, Ravi Shastri Hail Ex-India Captain

Jan 15, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Resigned as the T20I captain, then sacked as the ODI captain, Virat Kohli was fighting a protracted war with the BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly before stepping down for the second time.

'Thank You Captain', Wishes Pour In For Virat Kohli After Shock Resignation

Jan 15, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Virat Kohli stepped down from India's Test captaincy on Friday in a social media post. Kohli's decision comes after India failed to win their maiden Test series in South Africa on Friday. India lost 2-1.

Kevin Pietersen, Former England Captain, Says 'Strict Bio-Bubbles Needs To Be Abolished'

It has become a real challenge for the cricket administrators to ease down bio-bubbles restrictions, especially at a time when COVID-19 cases are rising exponentially around the world due to emergence of Omicron variant.

Yearender 2021: Virat Kohli vs BCCI, Sushil Kumar's Shame, Mary Kom's First Of Fury – 5 Unwanted Controversies

Dec 30, 2021 Koushik Paul

BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli contradicted each other on future of Indian captaincy while Olympians Manika Batra, Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom made headlines for the wrong reasons in 2021.

SA Vs IND, 1st Test: Legends, Fans React As India Register Historic Centurion Win

Indian national cricket team ended the year 2021 on a high with a historic win against South Africa in Century. The 113-run win helped India become the first Asian team to win a Test match at the venue.

30 December, 2021

India Cricket Team Selection: Ravi Shastri Says Rahul Dravid And Captains Should Have A Say


India captain sits in the selection committee meeting to give his inputs but decision-making power lies with the five-member selection panel while the coach doesn't have a seat on the table.

27 December, 2021

SA vs IND 2021-22: Why Losing ODI Captaincy A 'Blessing In Disguise' For Virat Kohli, Says Ravi Shastri

Soumitra Bose

India's ex-head coach Ravi Shastri feels that during COVID-19 times, it's too hard on one man to lead in all formats -- Tests, ODIs and T20 internationals. Virat Kohli leads in Tests only.

23 December, 2021

‘83’: Kapil Dev To Sunil Gavaskar To Mohinder Amarnath – Here’s What They All Are Upto!

Prateek Sur

As actor Ranveer Singh starrer ‘83’ is all set to release, here’s taking a look at the real 1983 World Cup-winning heroes and what they’re doing in their lives now.

23 December, 2021

Virat Kohli's India Have Firepower To Match South Africa, Says Ravi Shastri


In 1992, India played their first-ever Test match against South Africa in Durban, while under Rahul Dravid, who succeeded Ravi Shastri as the new head coach recently, the team won their first Test in 2006.

06 December, 2021

IND Vs NZ: Win Against New Zealand Perfect Preparation Ahead Of South Africa Tour: Virat Kohli

Koushik Paul

India defeated New Zealand 1-0 in the two-match Test series at home. The Virat Kohli-led side will travel to South Africa to play three Tests and three ODIs in a revised schedule later this month.

12 November, 2021

Virat Kohli May Give Up India Captaincy Fully, Hints Ravi Shastri - COVID Impact Or Dressing Room Politics?

Jayanta Oinam

Ravi Shastri also endorsed split captaincy, saying 'it will reduce the pressure on the individual.' Virat Kohli has already given up T20 captaincy.

12 November, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Is My Buddy, We Have Enough Mutual Respect: Ravi Shastri

Outlook Web Bureau

Ravi Shastri opened up on his equation with Sourav Ganguly. They have a love-hate relationship.

10 November, 2021

Virat Kohli Thanks Indian Cricket Team's Outgoing Support Staff For Amazing Journey


The Ravi Shastri-Virat Kohli duo along with bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar were part of a set-up that won two Test series in Australia.

09 November, 2021

Groupism In Dressing Room Made Virat Kohli Bitter, IPL Hurt India In T20 World Cup: Mushtaq Ahmed


Former Pakistan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed feels Virat Kohli is a victim of dressing room politics and will soon quit playing T20 internationals.

09 November, 2021

Even Don Bradman’s Average Would Have Come Down If Put In Bio-Bubble: Ravi Shastri


Ravi Shastri was initially appointed the team India director in 2014 till the 2015 World Cup. He was appointed India head coach on July 13, 2017.

09 November, 2021

Rohit Sharma Is Ready And Capable To Take Over India T20 Captaincy From Virat Kohli, Says Ravi Shastri


India deputy captain Rohit Sharma is also being tipped to lead India in the 2023 ODI World Cup. The formal announcement in that regard may happen sooner than later.

09 November, 2021

Virat Kohli On Last Day As India's T20 Captain: 'The Day I Lose Intensity, I Will Quit'

Jayanta Oinam

Virat Kohli also revealed that it was the right time for him to relinquish T20 captaincy so as to better manage his workload.

08 November, 2021

India End ICC T20 World Cup 2021 On A High, Beat Namibia By Nine Wickets


India produced a clinical performance to beat Namibia in their final match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The match also marked the end of the Ravi Shastri-Virat Kohli era.

Photo Gallery

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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