NZ beat IND by 7 wickets | New Zealand vs India, Highlights And Cricket Score 2nd Test Match
India in New Zealand, 2 Test Series, 2020Date: Feb 29, 2020 Start Time: 04:00 IST | 22:30 GMT | 11:30 Local
Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Yuvraj and Dhoni were at the crease when the latter struck a glorious six over long-on to help India lift the World Cup crown after a hiatus of 28 years. But unfortunately, Shastri ignored, or perhaps forgot to tag them in his tweet. In fact the former Indian all-rounder tagged only Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar in his tweet.
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Kohli is the only one in the list who is still playing international cricket. Like Hafeez, Kohli also is now at home with the cricket calendar having come to a hault due to coronavirus. Kohli will be going live on Instagram with Kevin Pietersen on Thursday, like his limited-overs deputy Rohit Sharma last week.
On the second day of the Test match, Kohli was seen giving angry send-offs to Kiwi batters and animatedly celebrating the fall of wickets during the first two sessions. On one particular instance, Kohli was even seen using an expletive towards the crowd.
Virat Kohli also mentioned that the England tour of 2014 was the lowest point of his career. Kohli averaged just 13.40 in that four-match Test series in England with the highest score of 39 in 10 innings. He was dismissed by James Anderson four times in the series with England great Geoffrey Boycott famously quoting that “James Anderson ate Kohli for breakfast every day.”
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Pietersen had in the past interviewed several other cricketers like Rohit Sharma and Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad. On Thursday, he interviewed Kohli and the two recalled several cricketing memories. From the time they shared at Royal Challengers Bangalore to Kohli turning vegetarian, Pietersen and Kohli discussed on several matters.
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During the Instagram live interview with former England cricket Kevin Pietersen, Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli revealed why he is called Chiku. Kohli during the live Instagram session with Pietersen said it was his Ranji Trophy coach who gave him the nickname Chiku or Chikoo.
With the coronavirus pandemic putting a spanner across all works of life, sports has also come to a halt. In cricket, the Indian Premier League has been pushed back till April 15 amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown which kicked off on March 24 to avoid the spread of the deadly virus.
India's fielding coach R. Sridhar has now joined the battle against the coronavirus outbreak as he contributed Rs 4 lakh to the COVID-19 relief funds. While Sridhar contributed Rs 2 lakh to the PM-CARES Fund, he contributed another Rs 1.5 lakh to the Telangana Chief Minister's Relief Fund and Rs 50,000 to Secunderabad Cantonment Board.
This also saw Warne give Viv Richards a miss in the XI which had Chris Gayle opening the batting with Desmond Haynes and the likes of Carl Hooper and Shivnarine Chanderpaul giving Lara company in the middle order. The pace battery saw Ian Bishop and Patrick Patterson join the duo of Walsh and Ambrose.
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Amid the coronavirus lockdown in India, Mumbai Indians all-rounder Krunal Pandya took to Twitter to announce a Q&A session with his fans. “Hi guys Let’s have a Q&A session - something I’ve never done on Twitter. Send your questions to me using #AskKrunal and I will answer as many as possible,” tweeted Krunal along with his photo.
As the memorable triumph completed nine years, Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh remembered the day and relished the winning memories. Taking to their respective social-media accounts, the two talismanic cricketers shared the throwback picture of the Indian team posing with the trophy and told their fans what the victory means to them.