Free Press Journal
  • Kohli, Dhawan share video on child abuse, request parents to be patient

    Scolding children or even inflicting corporal punishment on them, especially as a pedagogical tool, is the norm in India, even though it has been argued, time and again, that this needs to be changed as each child has their own learning pace.

  • India’s tour of Sri Lanka: Can disgruntled Sri Lankans triumph over mighty Indians?

    India’s tour of Sri Lanka has so far gone on expected lines. India, the No 1 ranked Test side in world cricket crushed SL in all the three Test matches and showed why the team is rated so highly. Now the focus shifts to limited overs cricket and Lanka has to come up with something to stay relevant and if they don’t put up a fight then the India would just walk over them

  • India vs Sri Lanka: Men in Blue begin search for 2019 World Cup core

    Dambulla: The Tests clinched without much of a strain, India will begin the journey to identify the core of their 2019 World Cup squad when they square off against a low-on confidence Sri Lanka in a five-match ODI series, starting here tomorrow.

  • Some felt Anil Kumble was strict but not me, says Wriddhiman Saha

    Kolkata : Some of his teammates may have considered Anil Kumble “strict” but India’s Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha never felt that about the former coach, who quit after a bitter fallout with skipper Virat Kohli.

  • Always tough to beat India in their backyard: Clarke

    Mumbai : Former skipper Michael Clarke has warned Australia ahead of their ODI series against India, saying it will be a difficult outing for the visitors as Virat Kohli’s men will be tough to beat in their own backyard.

  • Wriddhiman Saha: Some felt Anil bhai was strict but not me

    Kolkata: Some of his teammates may have considered Anil Kumble “strict” but India’s Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha never felt that about the former coach, who quit after a bitter fallout with skipper Virat Kohli.

  • See Pics! Team India is all swag as they arrive in Dambulla for 1st ODI

    After their historic 3-0 Test series whitewash of Sri Lanka in their own den, Team India is now aiming to continue their rich vein of form going into the One-day International series. Virat Kohli and Team have reached Dambulla for the first ODI match against Sri Lanka and they arrived in style. As the team reached Dambulla, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted few pictures of Team India

  • Are Indian selectors sending a message to Dhoni by ‘resting’ Yuvraj Singh?

    Indian cricket team is going through a dream run at the moment and, on Monday, annihilated Sri Lanka 3-0 in the Test series in their own backyard. The team under the dynamic leadership of Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri ticked all the boxes and were playing with smiles on their faces and at the same time doing their job with utmost professionalism. India is currently ranked No 1 in Test cricket and

  • Anushka Sharma spotted with Virat Kohli in Sri Lanka

    New Delhi: Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli might not be vocal about their alleged relationship, but their meetings – in and outside – their work premises keep their fans in a perfectly happy space.

  • Team India celebrates I-Day in Sri Lanka

    Pallekele : The Indian cricket team on Tuesday celebrated the nation’s 70th Independence Day here with captain Virat Kohli hoisting the tricolour in the presence of the entire squad.

  • Kohli’s captaincy similar to Pontings: Hussey

    Asked if he would be interested in a coaching job at CSK, Mike Hussey (pix) said, “I loved playing for the team. I have great friendships here and a strong rapport with CSK. If there is an opportunity, I would be very interested, for sure.”

  • Independence Day 2017: Virat Kohli and Co. unfurled the tricolour at Kandy

    The Indian cricket team led by charismatic skipper Virat Kohli unfurled the tricolour at Kandy on the occasion of the 70th year of Indian Independence. Heach coach Ravi Shastri and other team members were also present as Kohli hoisted the national flag and also sung the national anthem. The support staff and family members of few players also joined the team for this special celebration.

  • Kohli’s team decimates Lanka in Tests

    The spectacular Indian victory in the three-Test cricket series in Sri Lanka meets the oft-repeated criticism that the Indians are tigers at home but lambs abroad. Virat Kohli’s boys, by remaining on top of the ICC rankings table have redeemed themselves admirably and shown that they are a formidable team that deserves to be backed and supported. Chief coach Ravi Shastri too has vindicated the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) trust

  • Pandya biggest positive of Sri Lanka series: Kohli

    Pallekele : Hardik Pandya’s performance in his debut Test series was the biggest positive of the three- match rubber against Sri Lanka, said Indian captain Virat Kohli after completing a 3-0 whitewash of the hosts.

  • Pallekele Test: India beat Sri Lanka by an innings & 171 runs, clinch series 3-0

    Pallekele, Aug 14 (PTI) An authoritative India today completed a 3-0 clean sweep of Sri Lanka with an innings and 171-run annihilation in the third and final Test, bringing to an early end to one of the most lopsided series in recent years. None of the three matches lasted five days, with the final one being the shortest, lasting just two and a half days.

  • Pallekele Test: India on verge of victory as Sri Lanka struggle

    Kandy: India inched towards victory even as Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews staged a desperate battle to prolong Sri Lanka’s struggle with the hosts posting 82/4 in their second innings at lunch on the third day of the third cricket Test here on Monday.

  • Ashwin, Jadeja, Kohli to play county cricket?

    Indian cricket fans could see some of their star players appear in the County Championship this season. Its two premier spinners R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and captain Virat Kohli are favourites to sign up for a County stint later this year.

  • Team India aim at first overseas whitewash

    Pallekele : Virat Kohli and his men stand on the cusp of history, aiming to become the first Indian team to complete a whitewash in an overseas three-Test series when they meet a below-par Sri Lanka in the third and final match, starting from today.

  • India’s tour of Sri Lanka: Can Lankan lions stop India’s dream run?

    India, the numero uno side in Test cricket, have done what was expected of them and defeated lowly-ranked Sri Lankans by 2-0 with one match to play. India took the lead in both the matches and then never looked back and carried on with the momentum. The third Test match will be played at picturesque Pallekele and India go into the contest as overwhelming favourites. Sri Lanka on the other hand are