Monday, Jan 30, 2023

IND vs PAK T20 World Cup

World T20 India vs Pak - The Complete Story | India-Pakistan with 90,000 watching at MCG and a billion beyond, was a starry night with as many storylines. Relive the pre-game anticipation, the game-time action and the post-game appraisal of the unforgettable night, as penned by IE's eyes and ears. Here is a compilation of the classic, all in one place. Right here.


'If Karthik or Pandya would’ve hit those sixes, I would’ve been hurt but it was Kohli and he is a different class': Haris Rauf

December 01, 2022 11:18 am

Virat Kohli’s two sixes against Haris Rauf had proved to be a game-changer for India vs Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022.

Ravi Shastri speaks exclusively to The Indian Express: 'Media and critics have put enough pressure on Virat Kohli— Chup kar diya na sabko?'

October 28, 2022 10:30 am

Chup kar diya na sabko?- Having worked with Virat Kohli closely during his long stint as India coach, Ravi Shastri knows the mind of the master batsman like no one else. He backed him during his slump, advised him to take a break and got emotional watching him play an iconic knock that had "two of the greatest shots played by an Indian batsman".

The greatest leave in T20 history as Ashwin releases Chennai 28 III at the Big G

October 28, 2022 10:43 am

The Greatest 'Leave'- Since his return to India’s T20 blues, Ashwin had only batted a total of 27 deliveries. He had procured a four and two sixes but none at a ground this big. But here he was. Now all set to face that last ball, or as it was supposed to be.

Day after breathtaking win, Team India made Diwali dinner plans but players told not to get carried away

October 28, 2022 10:36 am

The Calm after the Storm-The Indian cricket team had little time to celebrate as they had to catch an early morning flight to Sydney after the famous win over Pakistan.

Brother Krunal's I-M-Possible motto; thrill of taking the game deep like 'Mahi' & magical last six months: Hardik Pandya's star turn

October 28, 2022 10:37 am

I M Possible: Pandya bro-code- Pandya's contribution to the win was immense, though his role took a backstage after Virat Kohlis' heroics. Had he not been there, things would have been different. He was pushing Kohli to keep at it and giving hope to the man, who was carrying a billion people's hopes.

Kohli swat flick: The shot that'll rank on top alongside Sachin Tendulkar's six off Shoaib Akhtar

October 28, 2022 10:45 am

Kohli Swat Flick-The flick off Haris Rauf on Sunday was a variation of a mutant that he had created in the first place from a regular flick

‘Virat is zabardast. If they think they can win World Cup without Virat, it’s not possible’: Inzamam-ul-Haq

October 28, 2022 10:31 am

Inzy gush on Virat- Inzamam made a differentiation between high-scoring batsmen and match-winners in his tribute to Kohli.

'Hard lengths were needed but Haris Rauf and pacers bowled 11 slower balls': Wasim Akram

October 28, 2022 10:39 am

Devil's in the Slower Balls- Virat Kohli’s two sixes off the last two balls in the penultimate over of Haris Rauf has changed the momentum for India.

Eight shots that helped India beat Pakistan, starring Virat Kohli's two fabled sixes against Haris Rauf

October 28, 2022 10:43 am

8 Shots that helped IND beat PAK-Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya put on 113 in 13 overs against Pakistan, reviving India from 31 for 4. A look at some of the shots they played at crucial junctures of the chase.

After hitting rock bottom, Virat Kohli regains lofty heights, Anushka says 'you bring so much joy in people's life'

October 28, 2022 10:49 am

Anushka relays Home Glee- A month ago, Kohli was in the dumps, mentally, game-wise, and, by his own words, “faking intensity”; the game had become a chore. But it all changed in World T20 opening game against Pakistan.