Free Press Journal
  • India vs South Africa Centurion T20I: I quite fancy Chahal, says Heinrich Klassen

    Centurion: “I fancy him quite a lot,” said South African big-hitter Heinrich Klaasen of the hammering he dished out to Indian wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, a bowler the rest of his team has struggled to read. After the rain-hit Wanderers ODI, Klaasen once again was the hero in a weather-affected match when his 69 off 30 balls gave South Africa a six-wicket win in the second Twenty20 International against India last night.

  • India vs South Africa 2nd T20I: Constant drizzle made life difficult for bowlers, says Virat Kohli

    Centurion: India skipper Virat Kohli blamed the weather god for making life difficult for his bowlers after they failed to defend a total of 188 against South Africa in the second twenty2o International here. With rain lashing the SuperSport Park, Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal found it difficult to grip the ball and bled 64 in four overs as South Africa chased down the target comfortably to level the three-match

  • Pandey-Dhoni power India to 188/4

    Centurion : After put in to bat by South Africa’s skipper Duminy under a cloudy sky, Team India posted a challenging 188 for 4 in the second T20 international match at the Centurion Park here. Manish Pandey (79 no) and old war horse M S Dhoni (52) were the batting heroes for India as the stitched a 98 run partnership for the 5th wicket.

  • awww, virat kohli, anushka sharma, virat kohli hugs anushka sharma, virushka, t20 series, Ind vs Eng, India vs England

    See photo: Virat Kohli posts a special message for ‘his one and only’ Anushka Sharma; goes viral

    The newly weds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have been living in different parts of the world since January. While Virat is busy playing against the Proteas, Anushka on the other hand is gearing up for her latest release ‘Pari’. However, amid all the busy schedule, Virat has taken some timeout to profess his love to his wife. Virat Kohli shared an adorable picture with a caption

  • Competing for middle-order slot excites Shreyas Iyer

    Kohli has set a different benchmark for all of us with his meticulousness. It’s a lesson that we all must learn about workload management on and off the field. He is precise in his preparation, not a single thing is ever taken lightly,” says Iyer.

  • We have managed short-pitched balls pretty well on this tour: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

    Johannesburg: The impressive performance in the ongoing South Africa tour has helped improve Indian batsmen’s reputation of not being good players of short-pitched balls, pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar has asserted. Kumar said South Africa’s ploy to unsettle Indian batsmen with short-pitched balls back-fired in the first Twenty20 on Sunday. whenever India goes abroad, the reputation is that India are not good at batting against short bowling.

  • ‘Don’t feel like competing with anyone’

    Centurion : Virat Kohli has literally made the 22-yard strip his own kingdom and the India captain is not in a mood to “compete with anyone” for any specific “tag” such as the best batsman in world cricket.

  • I can learn a lot by just watching Virat: Markram

    Centurion : The desperation to singlehandedly take his team over the line, condemning himself for mistakes are some of the aspects of Virat Kohli’s leadership that South African captain Aiden Markram wants to inculcate after witnessing the Indian skipper maul his side into submission during their 1-5 ODI series defeat.

  • India vs South Africa 6th ODI: I can learn a lot by just watching Kohli, says Aiden Markram

    Centurion: The desperation to single handedly take his team over the line, condemning himself for mistakes are some of the aspects of Virat Kohli‘s leadership that South African captain Aiden Markram wants to inculcate after witnessing the Indian skipper maul his side into submission during their 1-5 ODI series defeat. Kohli finished the series with a staggering 558 runs, which includes three hundreds and a half-century.

  • Virat Kohli is best batsman in world cricket, says India head coach Ravi Shastri

    Centurion: India’s head coach Ravi Shastri feels that the sheer impact of Virat Kohli’s brilliance makes him “world’s best batsman” at the moment.  Kohli along with Joe Root, Kane Williamson and Steven Smith are considered to be the four top batsmen in world cricket but Shastri feels that the Indian skipper is in a league of his own. Kohli finished with 558 runs including three centuries in the just-concluded ODI series against

  • One needs to show patience with Aiden Markram, says Virat Kohli

    Centurion: International cricket can be harsh on young captains and no one knows it better than Virat Kohli, who feels that South Africa should persist with young Aiden Markram, since he has got all the requisite qualities to become a good leader.   Markram was handed the South African captaincy after the first ODI as Faf du Plessis got injured and it was a trial by fire with India trouncing the hosts 5-1

  • India vs South Africa: Have identified areas which need improvement, says Virat Kohli

    Centurion: India captain Virat Kohli is not ready to bask in the glory of a 5-1 ODI series win against South Africa as he has already “identified areas” which require improvement going forward to the next year’s World Cup. “We will definitely sit down as a team and figure out the areas that need improvement.

  • I don’t feel like competing with anyone, says Indian skipper Virat Kohli

    Centurion: Virat Kohli has literally made the 22-yard strip his own kingdom and the India captain is not in a mood to “compete with anyone” for any specific “tag” such as the best batsman in world cricket.  Kohli was again at the forefront scoring a staggering 558 runs (including three hundreds) in his team’s 5-1 ODI series win against South Africa but made it clear that he has never ever played cricket

  • Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Manyavar ad

    Virat Kohli: My wife Anushka Sharma has kept me going throughout South Africa tour

    Centurion: His form has been ‘Bradmanesque’ in ODIs and Virat Kohli wants to make “each and every remaining day” of his international career count.  The Indian captain scored a staggering 558 runs in India’s 5-1 ODI series victory against South Africa and is now ready to scale greater heights.