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Watch: Kohli unhappy after umpire abruptly stops Shami in his bowling stride

  • Kohli was seen engaging in an animated conversation with umpire Aleem Dar following the decision to halt the play as Mohammed Shami prepared to bowl the fourth over of the innings.
Virat Kohli wasn't happy with the umpire's decision
Published on Jul 03, 2022 08:14 AM IST
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Lara posts epic tweet as Bumrah breaks his magnificent 19-year-old record

  • Bumrah on Saturday pulled off the unthinkable as he smashed 35 runs against Stuart Broad to break Brian Lara's 19-year-old record for most runs scored in an over in Test cricket and the West Indies legend reacted to the feat with epic tweet.
Brian Lara; Jasprit Bumrah
Published on Jul 03, 2022 07:56 AM IST
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'Pant is the Brian Lara of wicketkeepers': Ex-Pakistan captain's huge statement 

  • The former Pakistan captain made a massive statement on Rishabh Pant following the India star's century in the fifth Test against England.
Rishabh Pant; Brian Lara(Reuters/Getty)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 07:11 AM IST
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'Pant did no wonders': Ex-PAK pacer credits England bowlers for record century

  • Coming out to bat when India were at 98 for 5, Pant hit a counter-attacking 146 to lead the team's recovery in the rescheduled fifth Test.
Rishabh Pant hits four runs off the bowling of England's Jack Leach(Reuters)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 07:10 AM IST
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Watch: 'What I saw today was absolutely bizarre' - Shastri on Bumrah's record

  • Ravi Shastri spoke on Jasprit Bumrah's magnificent hitting against Stuart Broad, as the India captain broke Brian Lara's record for most runs in an over in Tests.
Ravi Shastri; Jasprit Bumrah(Twitter/REUTERS)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 07:10 AM IST
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Wimbledon: Alize Cornet knocks out top seed Iga Swiatek; wins 6-4, 6-2

  • Iga Swiatek faced a shock defeat in the third round of Wimbledon 2022.
Iga Swiatek(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:05 PM IST
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Watch: Serena's conqueror wins over Wimbledon crowd with Federer-like trick shot

  • Harmony Tan pulled off a Roger Federer-like ‘tweener’ trick shot against Katie Boulter in her Wimbledon women's singles third round match, on Saturday.
France's Harmony Tan returns to Britain's Katie Boulter during their women's third round singles match on day six of the Wimbledon tennis championships.(AP)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 08:39 PM IST
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Karthik's emotional post on India captaincy: ‘Been around for many years…’

  • India wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik reacted to leading the team during a warm-up game against Derbyshire on Friday.
Dinesh Karthik(ANI)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 08:31 PM IST
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Sehwag pokes fun at Broad with hilarious ‘Dhamaal’ meme after Bumrah's heroics

  • Jasprit Bumrah smashed Stuart Broad for 29 runs, as the bowler conceded 35 including extras to register his name in the unwanted record for the most expensive over in Test history.
Virender Sehwag; Stuart Broad(Twitter/REUTERS)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 07:23 PM IST
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Sachin Tendulkar stunned with Bumrah's freak show against Stuart Broad

  • Jasprit Bumrah smashed Stuart Broad for 29 runs, with the over fetching 35 runs including extras which is now a world record in the longest format of the game.
Jasprit Bumrah; Sachin Tendulkar(REUTERS/Getty)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 06:21 PM IST
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'Sad to lose my record': Ex-SA bowler reacts to Broad's nightmarish over

  • At the end of six legal deliveries, with Broad delivering a wide and a no ball, Bumrah had smashed him for 35 runs, seven more than what Brian Lara had managed against the former South Africa bowler.
England's Stuart Broad reacts(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 06:02 PM IST
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Watch: Venus leaves Wimbledon commentators, fans in splits with ‘great catch’

  • Playing in her first competition since August 2021, Venus Williams sealed a win with Jamie Murray in their mixed doubles first round fixture at Wimbledon, on Friday.
Venus Williams during her Wimbledon first round match.(AP)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 05:41 PM IST
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Watch: 'Feels like he's still captain' - Virat Kohli addresses Team India huddle

  • Former India captain Virat Kohli gave a team talk before the start of England's first innings on Day 2 of the rescheduled fifth Test.
Virat Kohli addresses team talk ahead of England's first innings(Twitter)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 05:26 PM IST
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Watch: Dravid, Kohli go berserk watching Bumrah’s assault; Siraj joins in

  • Bumrah's 35-run carnage against Stuart Broad left his teammates absolutely astonished and delighted.
Rahul Dravid, teammates left flabbergasted at Bumrah's madness
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 08:21 PM IST
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Watch: Kohli's priceless reaction after Jadeja reaches century against England

  • There was a roar of applause from the spectators as Jadeja dished out his trademark sword celebration at Edgbaston.
Virat Kohli celebrates Ravindra Jadeja's century.(Twitter/@attitudegirl___)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 04:22 PM IST
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Watch: Bumrah smashes Broad for most expensive over in Test history

  • Stuart Broad conceded 35 runs off an over in the rescheduled fifth and final Test, and registered an unwanted world record.
Jasprit Bumrah smashes Stuart Broad for most expensive over in Test history(Twitter)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 04:21 PM IST
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Wilander's bold prediction as legend expects Nadal vs Djokovic Wimbledon final

  • Still be early days, but Mats Wilander already made a massive prediction for Wimbledon final which will be played next Sunday at the Centre Court and also picked the winner of the elusive trophy.
Novak Djokovic; Rafael Nadal(AP)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 04:21 PM IST
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'I'm sure the headline can be much better than this': Dinesh Karthik slams ECB

  • India wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik called out ECB on their headline for the day's highlights after Rishabh Pant slammed a century on Day 1 of the rescheduled fifth Test.
Dinesh Karthik; Rishabh Pant(PTI/AP)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 10:14 PM IST
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'This is stupidity': Ex-Pakistan cricketer slams Rishabh Pant for reverse sweep

  • Rishabh hit a reverse scoop against James Anderson – a replay of his audacious shot against the veteran seamer when England toured India in 2021.
Rishabh Pant plays a shot during the first day of 5th Test(AP)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 03:33 PM IST
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Pant replies to India legends' wishes, reserves outstanding comment for Sehwag

  • After the who's who of Indian cricket lauded the left-hander for his outstanding counterattacking hundred on Day 1 of the fifth Test against England at Edgbaston in Birmingham, Pant took time to reply to most of them. He thanked the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Irfan Pathan but reserved the best reply for Virender Sehwag.
Rishabh Pant and Virender Sehwag
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 03:05 PM IST
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Ravi Shastri reacts to Ashwin getting dropped for 5th Test

  • Ravichandran Ashwin was not selected for India's fifth Test against England, which meant that the ace spinner did not play a single match in the tour but former head coach Ravi Shastri said that the team was close to selecting him in earlier matches. 
R Ashwin has not played a single match throughout the five-match series. (AP)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 02:34 PM IST
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'Lower-ranked players believe they can beat greatest of all time Nadal on grass'

  • Nadal has an 82 per cent success rate at Wimbledon where he has reached five consecutive finals between 2006 and 2011, and winning the title twice in 2008 and 2010
Spain's Rafael Nadal during his second round match against Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis (REUTERS)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 01:57 PM IST
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Watch: Bublik serves underarm 6 times in a game, Kyrgios takes dig at Wimbledon

  • Serving at 0-3 down in the fourth set, Bublik resorted to an underarm serve six times over the span of one service game.
Nick Kyrgios; Alexander Bublik
Published on Jul 02, 2022 01:26 PM IST
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'Want Dravid to put up immigration counter for Pant': Ex-IND opener's epic tweet

  • Pant does have exceptional numbers away from home. Since his debut in 2018, only Cheteshwar Pujara, who bats at No.3 for India, has scored more runs (1576 runs) than Pant away from home.
India cricket team head coach Rahul Dravid with player Rishabh Pant (PTI)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 12:27 PM IST
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Dinesh Karthik captains India for first time vs Derbyshire, Twitter reacts

  • Although this was a second-string side, it will be a memorable one for Dinesh Karthik, as he was given the opportunity to lead his peers out to the field in an Indian shirt for the first time in his career, albeit in a warm-up match. Here's how Twitter reacted to Dinesh Karthik captaining India.
Dinesh Karthik with Derbyshire captai Shan Masood
Published on Jul 02, 2022 12:04 PM IST
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‘The last time Rahul Dravid screamed like that was when…’: Ex-India pacer

  • Rahul Dravid's never-seen-before celebration at Pant's 89-ball ton in Birmingham broke the internet.
Rishabh Pant; Rahul Dravid's viral celebration
Published on Jul 02, 2022 11:24 AM IST
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'Box office stuff. Call him a superstar': Sachin, Ganguly in awe of Rishabh Pant

  • Lacing 20 boundaries and 4 sixes, Pant notched up his fifth Test century and second in England, en route to his breathtaking knock of 146 runs off 111 deliveries.
Sourav Ganguly; Sachin Tendulkar; Rishabh Pant
Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:43 AM IST
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Watch: After Pant madness, Umran Malik destorys English batter's middle stump

  • Umran Malik showed why he is regarded as a special talent by many including greats like Dale Steyn. He ran in and bowled a length ball at high speed. Right-hander Brooke Guest, who was looking for quick runs, went for a big heave but failed to make any contact. The ball cannoned into the middle stump and sent it flying.
Umran Malik uproots the middle stump of Derbyshire batter
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 12:42 PM IST
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Rishabh Pant's one-word reply to English reporter asking his batting position

  • Pant smashed 146 off 111 balls against England and then came up with the simplest of answers in the press conference. After stumps, Pant was asked by an English journalist whether he swapped positions with Shreyas Iyer and walked out to bat at number five to which Pant gave a direct one line - can be treated as one word too - answer.
Rishabh Pant scored 146 off 111 balls against England in the 5th Test(BCCI/screengrab)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 09:34 AM IST
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