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ODI batting nominees

Fakhar the hero, Rohit the repeater

Jan 17, 2018: Rescues, comebacks, title-winning innings, and more from our ODI batting nominees

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South Africa v India, 1st Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Rohit, Dhawan and the limits of 'current form'

Jan 8, 2018: Runs against Sri Lanka earned Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan their places in India's XI for Cape Town, ahead of Ajinkya Rahane and KL Rahul respectively, but neither justified his selection

Sidharth Monga in Cape Town

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Indore

I rely on timing more than power - Rohit

Dec 23, 2017: Having struck the joint-fastest T20I hundred, Rohit Sharma was pleased that despite a high percentage of boundaries, his innings centred on conventional cricketing shots

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India v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Indore


Dec 22, 2017: The cricket world reacts to Rohit Sharma's stunning T20I century in Indore

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India v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Indore

Rohit hits the joint-fastest T20I century

Dec 22, 2017: Key numbers from the run fest in Indore

Bharath Seervi

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Indore

Rohit's record ton blindsides SL, secures series for India

Dec 22, 2017: Rohit Sharma battered the joint-fastest T20I century and was supported by KL Rahul who made 89 off 49 as India posted a mammoth 260 that was too much for Sri Lanka

The Report by Varun Shetty

Rohit Sharma and the art of pacing an ODI innings

Dec 15, 2017: Rohit Sharma's third ODI double-century highlights his exceptional ability to drastically switch gears after reaching his hundred, and do so in a relatively risk-free manner

S Rajesh

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Mohali

Rohit rewarded for sticking to 'set template'

Dec 13, 2017: Doing it once is hard enough, but to accelerate so crazily to get three double-hundreds after a sedate beginning is a perfect combination of skill, fitness and the right mental approach to ODI batting

Sidharth Monga

'What an innings, hitman!'

Dec 13, 2017: Rohit Sharma now has three ODI double centuries. If the reactions to his superlative knock are anything to go by, a triple hundred is not out of his reach.

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India v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Mohali

Rohit's rampaging double-ton levels series

Dec 13, 2017: Rohit Sharma razed his way to an unbeaten 208, his third ODI double-ton, to thrust India to a series-levelling win in Mohali

The Report by Nikhil Kalro

India v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Dharamsala

'It is an eye-opener, we will learn from it' - Rohit

Dec 10, 2017: The stand-in India captain also spoke about why Ajinkya Rahane was left out, and what MS Dhoni's innings meant

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India v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Dharamsala

'I do understand team's strengths and weaknesses' - Rohit

Dec 9, 2017: Rohit, who has led Mumbai Indians to three titles in the IPL, will lead India for the first time in the ODI series opener against Sri Lanka in Dharamsala

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Sri Lanka in India 2017

Kohli rested for Sri Lanka ODIs; Rohit to lead

Nov 27, 2017: Virat Kohli has been rested from the ODI series against Sri Lanka, which follows the third Test in Delhi from December 2. Rohit Sharma will lead the ODI side in Kohli's absence

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India v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Nagpur, 4th day

'Lost a lot of focus worrying about Tests' - Rohit

Nov 27, 2017: Having scored his third Test century in Nagpur, Rohit Sharma admitted he had been prone to putting too much pressure on himself early in his Test career, and was now far more relaxed

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Nagpur

India v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Nagpur, 3rd day

Kohli, Rohit bat Sri Lanka out of Nagpur Test

Nov 26, 2017: India continued to reap a rich harvest for all the hard work done sowing the crop on day two

The Report by Sidharth Monga

New Zealand in India 2017

Chopra: Bumrah becoming India's most important asset in limited overs

Nov 8, 2017: India have their batting top order and bowling department covered, and a solution to their middle-order muddle could put them on the way to becoming one of the best T20 sides in the world

Aakash Chopra

ICC rankings

Kohli reclaims No. 1 ODI batting ranking; Bumrah third in bowling rankings

Oct 30, 2017: Virat Kohli's 889 rating points is the best ever for an India batsman in the ICC ODI rankings

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India v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Kanpur

Sustained pressure helps India break pattern

Oct 30, 2017: India's tendency to lose while defending big totals in good batting conditions was halted in Kanpur because of small changes at crucial junctures

Sidharth Monga in Kanpur

India v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Kanpur

Kohli, Rohit and record double century stands

Oct 29, 2017: Individually and as a pair, Kohli and Rohit continue to rack up astonishing numbers

Bharath Seervi

India v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Kanpur

Bumrah, Kohli, Rohit keep India's streak going

Oct 29, 2017: Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli's second-wicket stand of 230 led India to a total of 337, and New Zealand fell narrowly short of chasing it down despite the heroic efforts of Colin Munro and Tom Latham

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy
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