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Despite ‘rapid growth’, Indian domestic football moving at a snail’s pace

By | March 4, 2020

The top boss of the country’s top-most soccer league has been quoted on February 28 saying the time was yet not ripe to increase the number of teams in the league. Instead, a new roadmap was brought in, on October 14, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. All clubs, it was announced, had accepted it. It recommended “to open a… Read More »

New BCCI selectors must review Team India’s Test team selections

By | March 3, 2020

The ordeal is finally over. After the abject surrender in Wellington, another crushing defeat at Christchurch. The series sweep in New Zealand must open up our eyes to the needs of the team. We cannot afford to play with non-performers in the team. Please read the originial post here: https://sportslounge.co.in/new-bcci-selectors-must-review-team-indias-test-team-selections/

Virat Kohli only behind Dhoni in most Test defeats as India skipper

By | March 2, 2020

Virat Kohli has become the Indian skipper with second-most defeats in Test cricket overseas. Kohli has captained India in 55 Test matches, winning 33 times and losing 12 games overall so far. Please read the originial post here: https://sportslounge.co.in/virat-kohli-only-behind-dhoni-in-most-test-defeats-as-india-skipper/

New Zealand thump India in second Test to complete series sweep

By | March 2, 2020

World number one India suffered a seven-wicket defeat in less than three days as New Zealand completed a memorable series sweep in the second Test. India were all out for 124 in their second innings to leave New Zealand with a chase of 132 for a 2-0 whitewash. Please read the originial post here: https://sportslounge.co.in/new-zealand-thump-india-in-second-test-to-complete-series-sweep/

Virat Kohli’s lean patch with bat continues

By | February 22, 2020

India captain Virat Kohli’s poor run in the ongoing New Zealand tour continued, as he could manage just two runs before getting dismissed by Kyle Jamieson on Day One of the first Test at the Basin Reserve. Please read the originial post here: https://sportslounge.co.in/virat-kohlis-lean-patch-with-bat-continues/

India edge Australia in ICC Women’s T20 World Cup opener

By | February 22, 2020

Wrist spinner Poonam Yadav returned with a four-wicket haul as India outwitted Australia by 17 runs in the opening match to make a resounding start to the Women’s T20 World Cup. Please read the originial post here: https://sportslounge.co.in/india-edge-australia-in-icc-womens-t20-world-cup-opener/