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Virat Kohli scores brilliant century to leave first test finely poised

BIRMINGHAM: Virat Kohli scored a gritty 149 to rescue India and leave the intriguing first test finely balanced as England were left to rue several missed chances before they ended the second day 22 runs ahead on Thursday. With England’s pace bowlers running through India’s much vaunted top order to leave them reeling on 100-5, it was left to captain Kohli to string together a series of partnerships as he seemed to be on a one-man mission to overhaul England’s first innings total of 287. Making the most of the two…

Kohli’s ‘mic drop’ gesture adds to the spectacle, says Root

BIRMINGHAM: England captain Joe Root took Virat Kohli’s “mic drop” gesture in good spirit and said the India skipper’s mocking imitation of him had added to the spectacle of test cricket. England were cruising at 216 for the loss of three wickets on the opening day of the first test on Wednesday when an ill-judged call by Jonny Bairstow led to Root being run out on 80 following a brilliant throw by Kohli. Kohli celebrated the dismissal with a “mic drop” gesture, pretending to drop an imaginary microphone, just as Root…

India limp to 76 for three after Curran strikes

BIRMINGHAM: India suffered early blows in their reply to England’s modest first innings total with English left armer Sam Curran pegging them back to 76 for three at lunch on the second day of the first test match. After getting off to a decent start with the Indian openers chalking up a half century partnership, the visitors were rocked by three swift strikes by the 20-year-old swing bowler who is playing in his only second test match. The opening duo of Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan got the visitors off to a good…

Virat Kohli just Joined Kylie Jenner & Selena Gomez On this exclusive List!

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli just joined the league of the likes of Selena Gomez and  Kylie Jenner! The HopperHQ's Instagram rich list for 2018 is out, and the world famous, Virat Kohli is on it. The rich list tells you who makes how much money with each post on the photo-sharing application. It takes into account, the number of followers, per post engagement and frequency of posts to compile the list. According to the list, Virat charges up to Rs 82,45,000/post in his capacity as one of sporting world’s biggest…

Virat Kohli defends Dhoni’s Lord’s grind

India captain Virat Kohli said it was wrong for pundits to "pounce" on MS Dhoni and "jump to conclusions" following the former skipper's bizarre innings in the second one-day international against England at Lord's on Saturday. The tourists were 140 for four, needing a further 183 runs in 23 overs to reach their target of 323, when Dhoni walked out to bat at the home of cricket. It was a situation that cried out for some belligerent batting from the often aggressive Dhoni, one of the best finishers of a white-ball…

Anuskha joins husband Virat for MS Dhoni’s birthday bash

A doting wife and top Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma joined her better half Virat Kohli for the birthday celebrations of former Indian Cricket Team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in England. Indian Cricket Team captain Virat Kohli and the team is currently in England for the Twenty-20 International (T20I) series. Anushka is accompanying Virat on the tour and is making sure to spend quality time with her husband. Virat tweeted a photo from Dhoni's 37th birthday alongside her loving wife Anushka.…

Bring on England, says ‘confident’ Kohli after Ireland rout

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli is happy that India are well prepared to take on in-form England when their much-awaited series starts on Tuesday with the first of three Twenty20 internationals. India completed the formality of a 2-0 win in Ireland on Friday with their biggest ever T20 victory, by 143 runs. Although they were two one-sided games, after scoring over 200 in both, the India captain says they were ideal preparation. "We wanted to go into the (England) series with all the guys having a hit and all the bowlers…

Arhhan serves legal notice to Anushka, Virat for shamming him in viral video

The power couple of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have reportedly been served a legal notice by the man whom Anushka reproached for littering in public. Virat captured the scene of Anushka scolding a man in a “luxury car” for throwing ‘plastic’ out of his car’s window and later shared the video on social media. The man scolded by Anushka is a part-time actor Arhhan Singh, who has sent a legal notice to the couple for insulting him in front of their millions of followers. “My legal advisers have sent a notice to Mr Virat…