Free Press Journal
  • We need to find good balance before WC: Kohli

    Leeds : India will have to find the right balance in the ODI side and get their “act together” before the World Cup next year, said skipper Virat Kohli after his team’s 1-2 loss in the three-match series.

  • Bhuvi fitness issue puts BCCI support staff under scanner

    New Delhi : Aggravation of Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s back injury during the third ODI against England has raised questions on the role of Indian team physio Patrick Farhart and trainer Shankar Basu in handling of the situation.

  • It is not easy to play one-off games: Shardul

    Leeds : India pacer Shardul Thakur feels it is never easy to come off the bench and perform straight away in high-pressure games, and he too felt the heat in the series-deciding final ODI.

  • Morgan: We were clinical

    Leeds : England captain Eoin Morgan says his team was simply “clinical” in the series-clinching win over India in the third and final ODI here, a feat that was achieved after quickly learning from the “mistakes” committed in the first two games.

  • Indian squad for England Test series announced, Rohit Pant gets maiden call-up

    Leeds: Young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant was today named in the 18-member Indian squad for the first three Tests against England while pacer Mohammad Shami made an expected comeback to the side. Pant has been named as the specialist wicketkeeper-batsman alongside Dinesh Karthik, who had played the team’s last Test against Afghanistan.

  • Virat Kohli does a Mike Gatting after being stunned by Adil Rashid's ripper in 3rd ODI

    Watch Video! Virat Kohli does a Mike Gatting after being stunned by Adil Rashid’s ripper in 3rd ODI

    Skipper Virat Kohli became the fastest Indian skipper to reach the 3,000 ODI run mark during the crucial third and final game against England. However, the captain was dismissed by English spinner Adil Rashid for 71 and his reaction after his wicket fell behind him, was one of the highlights of the match. Kohli was set and looking dangerous when Rashid came into bowl the 31st over.

  • India vs England 3rd ODI: MS Dhoni takes match ball from umpire after Leeds defeat, sparks retirement rumours

    Hosts England comfortably beat India by 8 wickets in the 3-match ODI series. It was Team India’s first-ever bilateral series defeat under Kohli’s captaincy. But rather than losing the series, there is another reason which has worried one and all. Former Team India skipper MS Dhoni was seen taking the match ball from the umpire’s hand after India lost the 3rd ODI which has raised doubts of retirement in everyone’s mind. Dhoni

  • India vs England 3rd ODI: Shardul Thakur feels coming off bench and performing is never easy

    Leeds: India pacer Shardul Thakur feels it is never easy to come off the bench and perform straight away in high-pressure games, and he too felt the heat in the series-deciding third and final ODI against England here. Thakur came in for Siddarth Kaul as India went for a new-look pace attack in the series’ decider against Leeds on Tuesday, but ended up losing the game by eight wickets, thanks to Joe Root’s