After intense rehabilitation, Kohli got himself ready for the England series but the back spasms returned to haunt him during the second Test at Lords. He was struggling to move while on the field and batting in the second innings, raising concern over his availability for the Nottingham Test. But the five-day gap between the second and third Test was enough for Kohli to recover and play the remainder of the series. Subsequently, he was rested for the Asia Cup 2018. … [Read more...] about Asia Cup 2018: India’s list of walking wounded grows; calls for better injury management
Why virat kohli is not playing asia cup 2018
Think of Kohli’s best ODI knocks and what come to mind? The 52-ball century (fastest hundred by an Indian) against Australia in Jaipur in 2013, the 107 against Pakistan in the 2015 World Cup, his knock of 160 not out in South Africa in 2018, the sublime 138 in the sapping heat of Chennai in 2015, or the Hobart epic that saw India chase down 331 in just 40 overs… the list is endless. … [Read more...] about ‘India were 0/1 and chasing 330’: Gautam Gambhir picks Virat Kohli’s best knock
On the upcoming series, he added: "It would be very surreal playing against India without the crowd. I want to be selected and be part of that series. Last time we were not bad but we were beaten by a good team and their bowling was relentless. … [Read more...] about David Warner very sure of playing in IPL if T20 World Cup is postponed
"I have said that to Virat also," Ganguly told India Today in an interview. "I said, 'because you're Virat Kohli, your standards are high. When you walk to play, when you walk with your team, I, watching on TV, don't expect you to just play well against Australia. I expect you to win. So for me, that is what it is. Because you have set the standards. It's not anybody else. So you have to live up to the standards.'" … [Read more...] about Sourav Ganguly to Virat Kohli – ‘I expect you to win in Australia’
"It is going to be a tough series," Ganguly told India Today. "It is not going to be what it was two years back. It is going to be a strong Australia but our team is as good. We have the batting, we have the bowling. We just need to bat better. You know the best team overseas bat well. When we were so successful in England, in Australia, in Pakistan we were getting 400-500-600 in Test matches. I said that to Virat as well." … [Read more...] about Ganguly demands an encore in Australia from Virat Kohli & Co.