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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.

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.

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

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.

Virat Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum In Indian Cricket

Jan 15, 2022 Jayanta Oinam

Virat Kohli had recently stepped down as India's T20I captain and was subsequently removed as the ODI captain ahead of the South Africa tour. Rohit Sharma was named as his replacement.

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.

06 January, 2022

Who Are Renuka Singh, Meghna Singh And Yastika Bhatia?

Aditya Kumar

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.

04 January, 2022

COVID Hits Domestic Cricket: BCCI Puts On Hold Ranji Trophy And Other Tournaments

Outlook Web Bureau

The first round of Ranji Trophy 2021-22 was to start in multiple cities on January 13 but the tournament has been put off and the BCCI will deliberate on when to conduct the blue riband tournament some time later.

02 January, 2022

SA Vs IND Test Series: Is BCCI Gagging An Angry Virat Kohli? Rahul Dravid Is Not Too Sure

Jayanta Oinam

Virat Kohli kicked up a storm by stating that he was never asked to reconsider leaving the T20 captaincy as asserted by BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, a claim also made by chief selector Chetan Sharma.

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

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

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.


31 December, 2021

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.


25 December, 2021

Head Coach Rahul Dravid Refuses To Disclose Any Details Of His Internal Conversations With Selectors On Virat Kohli's Captaincy

Outlook Web Desk

It has been a convention that Indian captain addresses the media ahead of the opening Test match of a series but it was Dravid, who took the questions ahead of the 'Boxing Day' Test against South Africa.

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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.

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