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  • If Virat Kohli departs early, India won’t survive Day 1: Virender Sehwag to IndiaTV

    If Virat Kohli departs early, India won’t survive Day 1: Virender Sehwag to IndiaTV

    August 18, 2018 20:15 IST

    Even though Indian openers showed signs of improvement before Chris Woakes' triple strike left the visitors struggling at 82 for three against England at lunch, former India opener and IndiaTV cricket expert Virender Sehwag strongly believes that all hopes will be on skipper Virat Kohli again. “If Virat Kohli departs early, India won’t survive Day 1," Sehwag told IndiaTV on the show 'Cricket Ki Baat'.

  • Exclusive | Indian batsmen's poor shot selection lead to defeats at Lord's: Sehwag to IndiaTV

    Exclusive | Indian batsmen's poor shot selection lead to defeats at Lord's: Sehwag to IndiaTV

    August 15, 2018 20:17 IST

    With criticism coming in for No.1-ranked Indian Test team from England legends like Geoffrey Boycott and Nasser Hussain, former India opener and IndiaTV cricket expert Virender Sehwag has blamed batmen’s poor shot selection for comprehensive defeats in the first two matches of the five-Test series. “It's right to say that they played like immature cricketers. I feel, they would have prepared well for the tour but failed in the implementation. Indian batsmen's poor shot selection led to defeats at Edgbaston and Lord's,” Sehwag told IndiaTV during the show Cricket Ki Baat.

  • India will be whitewashed by England if they fail to improve: Sourav Ganguly to IndiaTV

    India will be whitewashed by England if they fail to improve: Sourav Ganguly to IndiaTV

    August 14, 2018 19:42 IST

    As India continue to struggle in the ongoing five-match Test series in England, former India captain and IndiaTV cricket expert Sourav Ganguly has come down heavily on Virat Kohli and his men, saying that it will be a 5-0 affair in favour of the hosts if the visitors fail to improve their game. "If they continue to play like this, it'll be a 5-0 affair (in favour of the hosts)," Ganguly told IndiaTV on the show "Cricket Ki Baat", following India's embarrassing defeat against England at Lord's. For more sports news and updates: https://www.indiatvnews.com/sports

  • Exclusive | Sourav Ganguly says he won't be surprised if India drop Vijay after pair at Lord's

    Exclusive | Sourav Ganguly says he won't be surprised if India drop Vijay after pair at Lord's

    August 12, 2018 20:25 IST

    Former India captain and IndiaTV cricket expert Sourav Ganguly said on 'Cricket ki Baat' that the body language of Vijay suggested that he had succumbed to the pressure of playing Anderson in swinging conditions.

  • Exclusive | Sourav Ganguly asks Indian batsmen to focus on their defensive skills to tackle swing

    Exclusive | Sourav Ganguly asks Indian batsmen to focus on their defensive skills to tackle swing

    August 11, 2018 20:16 IST

    Former India captain and IndiaTV cricket expert Sourav Ganguly said on 'Cricket ki Baat' that India can't afford to risk England's lead getting bigger than 100 in order to have any chance at coming back into the Lord's Test.

  • Exclusive | Difficult for India to make a comeback in Lord's Test, says Virender Sehwag

    Exclusive | Difficult for India to make a comeback in Lord's Test, says Virender Sehwag

    August 10, 2018 21:11 IST

    The Indian batsmen have struggled so far against England bowlers in testing conditions at Lord's. India lost three wickets under nine overs after they were asked to bat by England captain Joe Root on day two of the second Test match. The first day of the match was washed out without a ball being bowled.

  • Lord's Test will be a bowlers' match, says Virender Sehwag after rain washes out morning session

    Lord's Test will be a bowlers' match, says Virender Sehwag after rain washes out morning session

    August 09, 2018 20:27 IST

    As the persistent rainfall in London washed out the first session of the opening day of the second Test between India and England, former India opener and IndiaTV cricket expert Virender Sehwag has claimed that the Lord's Test will be a "bowlers' Test match". For more sports news and updates: https://www.indiatvnews.com/sports

  • Ganguly, Sehwag feel Lord’s Test is India’s best chance to make comeback against England

    Ganguly, Sehwag feel Lord’s Test is India’s best chance to make comeback against England

    August 08, 2018 21:15 IST

    After India’s 31-run defeat to England in the first Test in Birmingham, former India batting greats and IndiaTV cricket experts Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag believe that the second Test, starting Thursday at Lord’s, will be the best chance for the visitors to make a comeback in the five-match Test series. “The weather has improved in London. The playing conditions are perfect for cricket. India have the best chance to bounce back in the series at Lord's,” Ganguly told IndiaTV during the show ‘Cricket Ki Baat’. For more sports news and updates: https://www.indiatvnews.com/sports

  • Ganguly, Sehwag feel Lord’s Test is India’s best chance to make comeback against England

    Ganguly, Sehwag feel Lord’s Test is India’s best chance to make comeback against England

    August 08, 2018 20:26 IST

    After India’s 31-run defeat to England in the first Test in Birmingham, former India batting greats and IndiaTV cricket experts Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag believe that the second Test, starting Thursday at Lord’s, will be the best chance for the visitors to make a comeback in the five-match Test series. “The weather has improved in London. The playing conditions are perfect for cricket. India have the best chance to bounce back in the series at Lord's,” Ganguly told IndiaTV during the show ‘Cricket Ki Baat’. For more sports news and updates: https://www.indiatvnews.com/sports

  • Exclusive | No chop and change, team needs bonding ahead of Lord's Test, says Virender Sehwag

    Exclusive | No chop and change, team needs bonding ahead of Lord's Test, says Virender Sehwag

    August 06, 2018 20:30 IST

    As Team India look to bounce back firmly against England following a narrow loss in the first Test at Birmingham, former India opener Virender Sehwag said the visitors need to stick with the same playing XI for the second Test match at Lord's starting from August 9. Sehwag warned against making changes to the line-up as he felt that it would eventually dent the confidence of the players.

  • Exclusive | Virat Kohli has won the first round against James Anderson, says Glenn McGrath

    Exclusive | Virat Kohli has won the first round against James Anderson, says Glenn McGrath

    August 06, 2018 19:27 IST

    Legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath thinks that the ability to adapt to different conditions has made Virat Kohli a great player. In an exclusive chat with IndiaTV, the veteran who holds the record for the most Test wickets by a seamer in history shed light on a number of talking points of the ongoing Test series between India and England.

  • Virat Kohli becomes No 1 Test batsman depite India's defeat in Birmingham

    Virat Kohli becomes No 1 Test batsman depite India's defeat in Birmingham

    August 05, 2018 19:38 IST

    India skipper Virat Kohli has achieved another personal milestone by becoming the seventh batsman from the country and first since Sachin Tendulkar in June 2011, to top the ICC Test Batsmen Rankings. Kohli scored 149 and 51 in India’s 31-run defeat in Birmingham and has gone up by 31 points. With this, he ended Steve Smith’s 32-month reign as the top-ranked batsman and reached on the top of the Test rankings for the first time in his 67-Test career.

  • Team India has skill but lacks confidence: Sourav Ganguly to IndiaTV

    Team India has skill but lacks confidence: Sourav Ganguly to IndiaTV

    August 04, 2018 20:13 IST

    England pacer Ben Stokes claimed the precious wicket of Indian skipper Virat Kohli to shift the momentum of the first Test in his team's favour at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on Saturday. Even though Kohli scored impressive 149 and 51 runs in successive innings, he failed to propel his team to the victory and England took a 1-0 lead in the opening game of the five-Test series. Former India captain and IndiaTV cricket expert Sourav Ganguly believes that the current Indian team has skill but it lacks confidence.

  • 1st Test: Virat Kohli's heroics in vain as England beat India to take series lead

    1st Test: Virat Kohli's heroics in vain as England beat India to take series lead

    August 04, 2018 18:22 IST

    Despite scoring 149 and 51 runs in successive innings, captain Virat Kohli failed to propel India to the victory as England outdid the visitors by 31 runs at Edgbaston, Birmingham, to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match Test series on Saturday. Chasing 194 to win, India were all out for 162 on the fourth day of the opening Test. First-innings centurion Kohli again top-scored for India, the skipper making a valiant 51. For more sports news and updates: https://www.indiatvnews.com/sports

  • Exclusive | Virat Kohli's 149 will change India's mindset in England, says Sourav Ganguly

    Exclusive | Virat Kohli's 149 will change India's mindset in England, says Sourav Ganguly

    August 03, 2018 20:28 IST

    Former India captain and IndiaTV Cricket Expert Sourav Ganguly lauded current India skipper Virat Kohli after he struck his maiden hundred on English soil on the second day of the ongoing first Test against England in Birmingham. Kohli delivered a batting exhibition in a brilliant innings of 149 to keep India in sight of England on Thursday. Ganguly said Kohli's knock will change the mindset in the Indian dressing room.

  • Exclusive | Indian batsmen need to improve on their footwork in England, says Sourav Ganguly

    Exclusive | Indian batsmen need to improve on their footwork in England, says Sourav Ganguly

    August 02, 2018 20:19 IST

    England's left-arm seamer Sam Curran rocked the Indian top order with triple blow leaving the visitors reeling on 76 for three at lunch on the second day of the first Test. This was after England finished their first innings at 287 with Mohammed Shami (3/64) taking the final wicket. Former India captain and IndiaTV Cricket Expert Sourav Ganguly believes that the Indian batsmen need to make changes to their footwork in order to score runs in England.

  • India vs England 1st Test: Did Virat Kohli miss a trick by not playing Kuldeep Yadav?

    India vs England 1st Test: Did Virat Kohli miss a trick by not playing Kuldeep Yadav?

    August 01, 2018 20:42 IST

    India went in with lone spinner in Ravichandran Ashwin, supporting a three-pronged pace attack in the first Test against England in Birmingham. And R Ashwin didn't disappoint either as he picked up England opener Alastair Cook in just the 9th over of the match. To everyone's surprise, India captain Virat Kohli introduced Ashwin in only the seventh over of the morning, even before Mohammed Shami and Hardik Pandya. The move yielded result instantly when Ashwin bowled Cook in only his second over to give India the breakthrough. However, Ashwin's performance only shows that Kohli could have included wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav in the playing XI as the pitch too seems to assist the spinners.

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