The 28-year-old left-arm wrist spinner had career-best figures of 5/40 in the first innings in the opening Test at Chattogram. He backed it up with three wickets in the second innings for a career-best match figures of 8/113 as India defeated Bangaldesh by 188 runs.
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Kohli, who is now just four months short of completing three years without an international ton, scored 11 and 20 in the recently concluded rescheduled Test against England that India lost by seven wickets.
Verma has been one of the finds of IPL and with 368 runs from 12 games is the lone bright spot in an otherwise dismal season for the Mumbai Indians.
Gavaskar further showered praise on the Karnataka batsman for his quality of leadership shown in the IPL. Rahul is the captain of Punjab Kings.
Gavaskar was asked if better protective equipment were encouraging batsmen to play more aggressively than before.
Gavskar, a former India captain, said that he has made the observation from the few Test matches that Rahane has captained in before the second Test strated at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
“I think it is more to do with the fact that everybody have got their front-press where technically they are moving forward and it becomes a little bit difficult,” Gavaskar told reporters.
IPL 2020 was initially scheduled to take place in March but was indefinitely postponed following the outbreak of novel coronavirus.
Ever since Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul appeared on the TV show Koffee with Karan, they have faced criticism over their(particularly Hardik Pandya) misogynist, racist and cringe-worthy comments. They have been suspended by BCCI over the controversy and would not feature against Australia and maybe New Zealand. Legendary[Read More…]
London: India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday became the top-ranked batsman in Test cricket for the first time in his career as he ended Australian Steven Smith’s reign of nearly 32 months. Kohli scored 149 and 51 in India’s 31-run defeat in the first Test in Birmingham against England and[Read More…]