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'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.

IPL 2022: BCCI Officially Approves Lucknow, Ahmedabad Franchises As Two New Teams

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

RPSG Group and private investment firm CVC had successfully bid for the Lucknow and Ahmedabad IPL franchises respectively last October. However, the LOI got delayed after it emerged that CVC had links with betting companies outside India.

IND Vs WI: BCCI To ‘Take Call At Appropriate Time’ After Inspecting COVID Situation

India is scheduled to host West Indies for three ODIs and as many T20Is. The contests take place across six venues -- Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Cuttack, Visakhapatnam and Thiruvananthapuram.

Mayank Agarwal, Ajaz Patel, Mitchell Starc Nominated For ICC Men's Player Of Month

Jan 08, 2022 PTI

Ajaz Patel picked up all 10 wickets in a Test innings against India in the month of December and became only the third player in the format to reach the milestone following Jim Laker and Anil Kumble.

Who Are Renuka Singh, Meghna Singh And Yastika Bhatia?

All the three players - Renuka Singh, Meghana Singh, and Yastika Bhatia - made their international debut during India women's tour to Australia last year. The trio showed potential of being future stars for India.

06 January, 2022

BCCI To Restart Domestic Season Once COVID-19 Situation Is Under Control: Sourav Ganguly


The BCCI postponed domestic cricket tournaments in India, including the Ranji Trophy in the wake of the rising COVID-19 cases. Ranji Trophy 2021-22 was scheduled to start on January 13.

03 January, 2022

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.

03 January, 2022

BCCI begins clearing dues of affected players after domestic season was curtailed due to COVID

Outlook Web Desk

Many Indian cricketers struggled financially after the Ranji Trophy was not held last year for the first time in its history. The women's T20 games were also curtailed due to the pandemic.

02 January, 2022

MS Dhoni Was A BCCI 'Favourite', Harbhajan Singh Blames 'Many Villains' For His India Exit

Outlook Web Bureau

Harbhajan Singh announced his retirement on December 24 ending an 18-year long career. He finished with 711 wickets across formats from 367 international games for India.

01 January, 2022

VVS Laxman After U-19 Asia Cup 2021 Win, 'Heartening To See Indian Team Improve By The Game'


India outplayed Sri Lanka in a rain-marred final to win their eighth junior continental title. The Boys in Blue won by nine wickets via a DLS method in the summit clash that was reduced to 38 overs a side.

01 January, 2022

SA Vs IND: Ruturaj Gaikwad Rewarded For His Performance, Says Chief Selector Chetan Sharma


Maharashtra opener Ruturaj Gaikwad bagged IPL 2021 Orange Cap with 635 runs. He was also the leading run-scorer in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, aggregating 603 runs from five matches with 168 as his highest score.


31 December, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Discharged From Hospital, To Stay In Home Isolation For 14 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

The hospital authorities informed that Ganguly has not been infected with the Omicron variant and that his home isolation will be under the supervision of doctors.

30 December, 2021

Sourav Ganguly Maintains Stable Health After Being Diagnosed With COVID-19, Informs Hospital


Sourav Ganguly was admitted to a city hospital on Monday night as a precautionary measure as he had tested positive for COVID-19. The BCCI president had received "Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail therapy" at the hospital.

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.

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.

25 December, 2021

SA Vs IND: Suryakumar Yadav Keeps India Selectors In Check Ahead Of South Africa ODIs

Outlook Web Bureau

Suryakumar Yadav's double century in a club game came at the right time ahead of the South Africa ODIs next year. He had a rough patch in the Vijay Hazare Trophy scoring just 76 runs in four games.

22 December, 2021

Bengaluru Likely To Host Indian Premier League 2022 Mega Auction On February 7 And 8


Unlike the previous years, the Indian Premier League will be a 10-team affair from 2022 onwards with Sanjiv Goenka-owned Lucknow franchise and CVC-owned Ahmedabad making their debut in IPL.


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.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

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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