Latest Cricket News Updates https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com Latest news from zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com (c)zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com en-gb Mon 30 Nov 2020 ICC rankings: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma maintain ascendancy in ODIs, KL Rahul at number two in T20Is https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/8sojyxqAJC_drh-sevawcirc/icc-rankings-virat-kohli-rohit-sharma-maintain-ascendancy-in-odis-kl-rahul-at-number-two-in-t20is.html Indian captain Virat Kohli and limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma have retained the top two positions in the ICC ODI rankings for batsmen. They stand first and second respectively as per the latest ranking released on Wednesday. In Test matches, Australia’s number one batsman Steve Smith is still ruling charts, followed by Kohli and in-form Aussie Marnus Labuschagne. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane are the other Indians in the Test Top 10. For someone like me who comes from a small town, Dhoni was our hero: KL Rahul https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/CIQal6M92m_drh-sevawcirc/for-someone-like-me-who-comes-from-a-small-town-dhoni-was-our-hero-kl-rahul.html More than a week after he announced his international retirement, the tributes for former India captain and legend MS Dhoni refuse to end. Kings XI Punjab captain and dashing Indian batsman KL Rahul is the latest to join the list. In a video released by Indian Premier League (IPL), Rahul has termed Dhoni as a hero for people like him who came from small towns. New Zealand take 1-0 lead over India in ODIs after Taylor-made win https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/7dnmJjm7Qt_drh-sevawcirc/new-zealand-take-1-0-lead-over-india-in-odis-after-taylor-made-win.html Hosts New Zealand snapped their losing streak against India with a comprehensive four-wicket victory in the first ODI at Hamilton, chasing down a mammoth 348 for victory. ICC T20I rankings: Lokesh Rahul jumps to second spot, Rohit Sharma enters Top 10 https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/0aXHNSpy6t_drh-sevawcirc/icc-t20i-rankings-lokesh-rahul-jumps-to-second-spot-rohit-sharma-enters-top-10.html Team India completed a memorable whitewash in the recently-concluded T20I series against New Zealand following which the players have witnessed a significant rise in the ICC T20I rankings. KL Rahul, who was the man of the series in the T20Is, has jumped to the second spot. Having scored 224 runs from 5 matches, he now has 823 points to his name. Pakistan’s Babar Azam leads the T20I batting rankings with 879 points. Rahul registered scores of 56, 57 not out, 27, 39 and 45 in the five matches. Jasprit Bumrah roars back to form as India blank New Zealand 5-0 https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/NHMtDvMaMN_drh-sevawcirc/jasprit-bumrah-roars-back-to-form-as-india-blank-new-zealand-5-0.html After a couple of below-par performances, Indian pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah returned to his best with a clinical bowling effort as India overpowered New Zealand at Mount Maunganui KL Rahul: Understanding of my game has made me more consistent https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/xamijhx0c6_drh-sevawcirc/kl-rahul-understanding-of-my-game-has-made-me-more-consistent.html India went 2-0 up in the five-match series with a clinical effort in the 2nd T20I at Auckland. Batting first, New Zealand only managed 132 for 5 on the board. In response India vs New Zealand: Iyer, Rahul slam fifties as India chase 204 https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/XTUmuXohn4_drh-sevawcirc/india-vs-new-zealand-iyer-rahul-slam-fifties-as-india-chase-204.html Blistering half-centuries from Shreyas Iyer (58 off 29) and KL Rahul (56 off 26 balls) aided India in chasing down a tough target of 204 with an over to spare, in the first T20I against New Zealand Rahul donning gloves gives us a lot more balance: Virat Kohli https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/4mZC7p9EWR_drh-sevawcirc/rahul-donning-gloves-gives-us-a-lot-more-balance-virat-kohli.html When India take on New Zealand in the opening T20I at Auckland on Friday, it will be the first meeting between the sides since the World Cup 2019 semi-final at Manchester. Willing to bat lower to accommodate Rohit, Shikhar, and Rahul, concedes Kohli https://zeus.cricwaves-hrd.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/e5jrwWYuuU_drh-sevawcirc/willing-to-bat-lower-to-accommodate-rohit-shikhar-and-rahul-concedes-kohli.html Indian skipper Virat Kohli has stated he is willing to bat lower down the order to accommodate in-form openers Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, and KL Rahul in the team