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Virat Kohli Had No Option But To Quit India Test Captaincy; Rohit Sharma Set To Take Over

Jan 15, 2022 PTI

His relations with the BCCI having reached its lowest ebb, it can be safely concluded that Virat Kohli has 'retired hurt,' the decision only accentuated by a shock defeat against the weakest South African Test side in recent times.

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma Static; Ravichandran Ashwin Second

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

Aussie Marnus Labuschangne leads the batting charts with 924 points, ahead of England skipper Joe Root (881) and Steve Smith (871). Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are fifth and ninth respectively.

Virat Kohli's Back Problem Resurfaces As India Captain's Woes Keep Piling Up

If runs have dried up on the field, Virat Kohli's off-the-field relationship with the BCCI hasn't exactly made matters easy for him as the establishment's poster boy isn't now on very good terms with the big wigs of the board.

Goodbye 2021, Welcome 2022: Fresh Challenges For Indian Cricket Team In A Choc-A-Bloc New Year — Full Schedule

Dec 31, 2021 Jayanta Oinam

It was a mixed 2021 for the Indian cricket team. Test success in Australia was a definite high and history is beckoning India in South Africa in what is likely to be a challenging 2022.

New Year Special! Now Chief Selector Chetan Sharma Contradicts Virat Kohli on Captaincy Controversy

Days after Virat Kohli quit T20I captaincy, Sourav Ganguly said that the BCCI had asked the superstar batter to reconsider his decision. But Kohli denied the BCCI president's statement.

31 December, 2021

SA Vs IND ODIs: Rohit Sharma Rested, KL Rahul To Lead, Jasprit Bumrah Vice-Captain - Check Full Squad

Outlook Web Bureau

India's new limited-overs captain Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the three-match ODI series against South Africa due to a hamstring injury. KL Rahul will lead the team.. He is Test vice-captain too.

31 December, 2021

Cricket Australia Test XI Of 2021: Rohit Sharma, Ravi Ashwin Among Four Indians


Besides Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin, the other two Indians in Cricket Australia Test XI of 2021 were Rishabh Pant and Axar Patel. Surprisingly, only one Australian made the cut - Marnus Labuschagne.

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.

30 December, 2021

ICC Test Rankings: Ravichandran Ashwin Retains Second Spot In Bowlers' And All-Rounders' List


Ravichandran Ashwin, with 883 rating points, is the only Indian bowler in the top-10 of ICC Test Rankings. In the batting list, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli retained their 5th and 7th positions respectively.

29 December, 2021

Yearender 2021: Indian Cricket Gets Mired In BCCI Realpolitik, And Virat Kohli Loses His Grip

Bharat Sharma

In the absence of a strong administration at BCCI, Virat Kohli called the shots and not many seemed to mind it. However, his reign had to be challenged at some point with Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah filling the power vacuum.

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.

25 December, 2021

IND vs SA: For Calling Sourav Ganguly’s ‘Bluff’, Why Virat Kohli Will Be In A Tight Corner In South Africa

Soumitra Bose

Virat Kohli will be a marked man. Not by the South Africans but the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly whom he ‘exposed’ for double-speak on captaincy.

22 December, 2021

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli Slips To Seventh Among Batsmen, Marnus Labuschagne Is New No.1


Australia's Marnus Labuschagne has replaced England captain Joe Root to go atop the standings for the first time in his career. Another Aussie Steve Smith take the 3rd spot. India's Rohit Sharma is at fifth.

18 December, 2021

SA Vs IND: KL Rahul Named Virat Kohli’s Deputy For Test Series Against South Africa

Outlook Web Bureau

KL Rahul replaces Rohit Sharma as the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team for the Test series against South Africa. Rohit has been sidelined from the Test series after he injured his hamstring last week.

17 December, 2021

Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja Start Rehab; ODI Captain Shares 'Lessons' With Colts


Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja were seen at the NCA with India U-19 captain Yash Dhull. The BCCI also tweeted pictures of Rohit's session with the squad. Rohit himself played at the U-19 level back in 2006.

15 December, 2021

Virat Kohli Junks Sourav Ganguly's Captaincy Narrative In Fresh Indian Cricket Controversy

Jayanta Oinam

India Test captain Virat Kohli contradicted BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's claim that the cricket board had requested him not to step down as the captain of the T20 team.

15 December, 2021

Indian Cricket's Captaincy Controversy: Virat Kohli Exposes 'Inaccuracies' In BCCI's Style Of Communication

Soumitra Bose

Virat Kohli said he was not aware that Rohit Sharma will replace him as ODI captain. There was no prior communication on ODI leadership change, Kohli has clarified.

14 December, 2021

SA Vs IND: BCCI Refutes Reports Of Virat Kohli Skipping ODIs In South Africa


After vice-captain Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the Test series due to recurrence of a left hamstring injury, reports have emerged that Virat Kohli will take a break during the ODIs to spend some time with his young family.

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.

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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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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