Kohli’s Bullish Captaincy is Giving India New Identity

Test cricket over the years has come down to fine margins between the top playing nations. Skill can only take you so far but it is also the hunger to stay in the trenches and get the results by winning the war of attrition. It is during those stages of play that the desire to win takes over as skill takes a back seat. Looking back on all of the famous test sides over the years that have dominated for a sustained period of time, the one thing that stands out are the men that have been chosen to lead those sides. Continue reading “Kohli’s Bullish Captaincy is Giving India New Identity”

India’s Highest scoring Test Captains- Virat Kohli

On a pitch that was extremely difficult to bat on for most of the day Indian Captain and star batsman Virat Kohli made 41 runs from 79 deliveries to help India along to a total that gave them the chance to win the third Test win in South Africa. Continue reading “India’s Highest scoring Test Captains- Virat Kohli”

Second Slowest Indian to Get Off the Mark In Test Cricket- Cheteshwar Pujara vs South Africa

India’s Cheteshwar Pujara became to second slowest Indian to get off the mark in test cricket against South Africa at Johannesburg. Continue reading “Second Slowest Indian to Get Off the Mark In Test Cricket- Cheteshwar Pujara vs South Africa”

First Indian Batsman to be run out in both innings of a test match – Cheteshwar Pujara vs South Africa

Cheteshwar Pujara became the first Indian batsman to be run out in both the innings of a test match. Continue reading “First Indian Batsman to be run out in both innings of a test match – Cheteshwar Pujara vs South Africa”

Video of Hardik Pandya’s run vs South Africa at Supersports park Centurion- Pandya fails to ground bat

Here is the video of Hardik Pandya’s lazy run out against South Africa in the second test at Supersports Park Centurion. Continue reading “Video of Hardik Pandya’s run vs South Africa at Supersports park Centurion- Pandya fails to ground bat”

Virat Kohli to Vijay on stump mic at Supersport Park Centurion Test- Gaand Phat Jayegi Video

The stump mics for the current India vs South Africa second test at Supersport Park in Centurion have been loud enough for the viewers to catch bits and pieces of the players’ conversation and here is one from Kohli to Murali Vijay, telling him that if they played till the evening, South Africa would be worried. The Hindi dialogue is “Bahut Badiya, Shaam tak khelenge, toh inki gaand fat (phat) jaayegi” Continue reading “Virat Kohli to Vijay on stump mic at Supersport Park Centurion Test- Gaand Phat Jayegi Video”

Video of Hardik Pandya running out Hashim Amla in the second Test at Super Sport Park Centurion

Here is the video of Hardik Pandya superbly running out Hashim Amla in the second test at Centurion. Continue reading “Video of Hardik Pandya running out Hashim Amla in the second Test at Super Sport Park Centurion”