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Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 3rd day

Players mature quickly under new team culture - Kohli

Aug 14, 2017: This Indian team has rid itself of a culture in which newcomers were judged, according to Virat Kohli

Sidharth Monga in Pallekele

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Dhoni, Yuvraj under spotlight in ODI selection

Aug 11, 2017: Virat Kohli played down questions over his availability for the ODI series, and stressed that he had plans and combinations that he wanted to discuss with the selectors

Sidharth Monga in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, Pallekele

Relaxed India not fussed about downtime before Test

Aug 11, 2017: With a day off followed by rain, it is possible that on match day, Virat Kohli may have last seen the pitch 72 hours ago, but India remain circumspect in their approach and insist there is no complacency

Sidharth Monga in Pallekele

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

Kohli stayed confident of victory despite 'high-quality' batting from SL

Aug 6, 2017: The Indian captain also said the team did not differentiate between home and away Tests anymore, instead merely concentrating on winning every game they play in the longest format

Sidharth Monga at the SSC

Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, SSC

Kohli's drops in slips may cost India dearly

Aug 2, 2017: Numbers tell you India are not good at slip, and the captain is the worst of them all. When they start travelling to play better oppositions, these drops might start hurting them badly again

Sidharth Monga in Colombo

The briefing

The Mithali betrayal and other stories

Jul 31, 2017: It's been a month in which Kohli gained an elder buddy, Mithali's reading matter flattered to deceive, and England declared a new era (again)

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day

Bowlers' show on flat deck pleases Kohli

Jul 29, 2017: Virat Kohli felt India ticked most boxes during the course of a dominating win in Galle

Sidharth Monga in Galle

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day

Abhinav, Kohli extend India's lead to 498

Jul 28, 2017: India declined to enforce the follow-on after wrapping up a 309-run first-innings lead, and extended it by a further 189 runs by stumps on day three

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle

'The bond within the team is outstanding' - Kohli

Jul 25, 2017: The India captain feels development of a tight-knit team is the biggest success of his captaincy apart from the rise to No. 1 on the rankings

Sidharth Monga in Galle

Sri Lanka Board President's XI v Indians, tour match, 2nd day, Colombo

India batsmen tune up for Galle with runs

Jul 22, 2017: Virat Kohli was the only batsmen to make fifty plus, while Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Wriddhiman Saha all crossed 30 before retiring out

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

India in Sri Lanka 2017

Kohli basks in 'iconic' Sri Lanka memories

Jul 20, 2017: India's win over Sri Lanka in 2015 set the template for the team's success since then, said Virat Kohli

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Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, only Test, Colombo, 5th day

The strangest match awards

Jul 18, 2017: Rangana Herath was just named Man of the Series for a one-match series, but that's not the strangest match award that's been handed out

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India news

The many BCCIs and their many problems

Jul 12, 2017: There has been very little clarity around the situation that has led from Anil Kumble's sacking as India coach to Ravi Shastri's appointment to the position, suggesting the BCCI is still averse to transparency

Sidharth Monga

What the India coach saga tells us

Jul 10, 2017: Little is clear at the moment - except for the fact that the incoming coach will need to get along with Virat Kohli

Sharda Ugra

West Indies v India, 5th ODI, Kingston

Kohli savours triumph over short ball

Jul 6, 2017: Virat Kohli had struggled against the short ball on slow West Indian pitches, but with the series up for grabs, he overcame them to make an unbeaten 111

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West Indies v India, 5th ODI, Kingston

Kohli, spinners seal 3-1 series win

Jul 6, 2017: Normal service resumed in the West Indies as the hosts' batsmen failed again - this time on a much better batting surface - and India chased 206 down with relative ease to seal the series 3-1

The Report by Sidharth Monga

West Indies v India, 4th ODI, Antigua

Our shot selection wasn't up to the mark - Kohli

Jul 3, 2017: Virat Kohli and Sanjay Bangar have said the shot selection of India's batsmen, and lack of support for MS Dhoni from the lower order cost them in the fourth ODI in Antigua

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India in West Indies 2017

Team gives suggestions on coaching issue only when asked - Kohli

Jun 30, 2017: Captain Virat Kohli has clarified that the Indian team offers its suggestions to the BCCI only when asked for them, as the board continues to look for a new coach after Anil Kumble resigned 10 days ago

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My summer watching the big four

Jun 30, 2017: Kohli, Root, Williamson and Smith have indisputably been top of the batting heap for four years now. They were all on show in England this year

Jarrod Kimber

India news

Kohli-Kumble episode should have been handled better - Ganguly

Jun 28, 2017: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has admitted that the differences between former coach Anil Kumble and captain Virat Kohli had not been handled properly

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