Cricket News India vs West Indies 1st Test: Virat Kohli eyes records of MS Dhoni, Ricky Ponting; Ravindra Jadeja set to join elite list

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: India will take on West Indies in a two-match Test series as part of the World Test Championship starting August 22 in North Sound. India dominated West Indies in the T20I and ODI series winning them 3-0 and 2-0 respectively.Virat looks to equal PontingIndia captain Virat Kohli will hope to lead the team to another victory while achieving some milestones in Test cricket.The skipper will be eyeing MS Dhoni’s record as Test captain. When the Men in Blue take the field at the North Sound on Thursday, Kohli will be looking to equal Dhoni’s wins as captain and become the joint-most successful Test captain for India. Kohli currently has 26 wins from 46 matches, while MS Dhoni won 27 matches out of 60 as India’s Test captain. Kohli also needs just one more century to equal Ricky Ponting’s tally of 19 Test tons as a skipper. Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith leads the pack with 25 centuries in 109 test matches as captain.Ravindra Jadeja nears 200 wicketsMeanwhile, Ravindra Jadeja is also is on cusp of a record. The all-rounder is expected to be part of the playing 11. If he plays in the first Test against West Indies, he will be in line to achieve a special milestone. He needs 8 more wickets to complete 200 wickets in Test cricket. Jadeja will become the 10th Indian to join the club. He will be the second-fastest Indian after R Ashwin to breach the 200-wickets mark. last_img read more

“We train all our lives to be in this moment”

first_img-Evolution of your recreation till the tip: ‘’ I attempted to apply an clever tactic and be ready to play and compete with gamers as difficult because the Prime 10. I’m joyful to have taken out my tennis in this kind of recreation. “-Ultimate Slam Fourth Quarter. Recollections of the above: ‘’Each has been totally different and in totally different circumstances. Reaching a closing is already an amazing achievement and that few folks can reside. We train all our lives to reside these moments. I bear in mind moments of stress, pleasure and plenty of different feelings. “-Issue expertise in entrance of a participant who has by no means performed a Grand Slam closing: ‘’ It could affect and it might not. The extra you understand, the extra you assume so I’ll strive to make the expertise play in my favor to put together the sport. After we are already competing, we every have a 50% likelihood and there we will solely let the racket communicate. “ The Spanish tennis participant Garbiñe Muguruza hopes to “deliver the cup” to Spain and get the victory in the Australian Open closing that may play this Saturday in opposition to the “younger and proficient” Sofia Kenin in Melbourne, triumph with which he would get the third ‘Grand Slam’ of his profession and be the primary Spanish to win this match.Garbiñe attended Eurosport solely earlier than its finish of the Australian Open 2020 in opposition to the American Sofia Kenin (Saturday, 9:30). Garbiñe has earlier than him in the ultimate tomorrow to add his third Grand Slam after the triumphs in Roland-Garros and Wimbledon. -Trajector in the course of the match: ‘’ It was an unimaginable development seeing how unhealthy I actually was in the primary recreation of the match. My solely concern was to be ready to get out of that scenario and little by little with the remainder days with my group I’ll recuperate as quickly as potential. “last_img read more