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Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
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Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu get Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

Arjuna for Neeraj Chopra, Hima Das; Dronacharya for Mysuru-based C.A. Kuttappa New Delhi:  The National Sports Awards 2018 were officially announced yesterday. The full list of Awardees was released by Press Information Bureau (PIB) on their official website. As expected, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu will receive the Rajiv Gandhi…

Virat Kohli loses No.1 spot in ICC Test Rankings
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Virat Kohli loses No.1 spot in ICC Test Rankings

India skipper Virat Kohli lost his numero uno spot and dropped to the second rank in the latest ICC Test batsman rankings that were annnounced on Monday. Former Australian captain Steve Smith returned to the top spot 929 rating points. With dismal scores of 23 and 17 in the second Test against England at Lord’s,…

Kohli adds another feather to his illustrious cap
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Kohli adds another feather to his illustrious cap

Leeds: India captain Virat Kohli just cannot stop breaking records. He has already achieved two unique feats in the ongoing India’s tour of England. During the third and final ODI at Headingley, Leeds, Virat Kohli added another feather to his already illustrious cap. The Indian run-machine became the fastest to score 3,000 ODI runs as…

Virat Kohli receives Polly Umrigar Award
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Virat Kohli receives Polly Umrigar Award

Bengaluru: India cricket captain Virat Kohli yesterday received the Polly Umrigar Award (Best International Cricketer) for his stupendous performances in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. The Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) bestowed the award on the skipper at their annual BCCI Awards Ceremony in Bengaluru. In the other category, India women cricket…

Virat Kohli only Indian among world’s highest-paid athletes
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Virat Kohli only Indian among world’s highest-paid athletes

New Delhi: India cricket team captain Virat Kohli is among the world’s highest-paid athletes, according to Forbes. Kohli is the only sportsperson from India to be featured in the list. The Indian skipper is ranked 83rd with earnings of USD 24 million, according to the website. Surprisingly, the ‘World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018’ compilation is an…

Virat Kohli scales mount 500 for record fifth time in IPL
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Virat Kohli scales mount 500 for record fifth time in IPL

Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli has added a new feather into his already illustrious cap as he became only batsman to score 500+ runs in as many as five different editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL), on Monday. During RCB’s comprehensive 10-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab at the Holkar Stadium in Indore,…

Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers shine as RCB beat DD
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Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers shine as RCB beat DD

It was the Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers show for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) as they kept their hopes alive in the IPL with a five wicket win over the Delhi Daredevils at Feroz Shah Kotla yesterday. It was a similar script for Delhi Daredevils (DD) as their batsmen did the job and posted…

Virat Kohli fined for RCB’s slow over-rate against CSK
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Virat Kohli fined for RCB’s slow over-rate against CSK

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli has been fined Rs.12 lakh for maintaining slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) here last night. The hosts had put on board a challenging 205 for eight but riding on M.S. Dhoni’s power-packed 34-ball 70, Super Kings overhauled the formidable target…

BCCI recommends India Captain Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna
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BCCI recommends India Captain Virat Kohli for Khel Ratna

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) yesterday recommended India captain Virat Kohli’s name for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna honour. Along with him, the Indian Cricket Board also recommended former India captain Rahul Dravid for the prestigious Dronacharya award and Sunil Gavaskar for the Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement award. CoA chief Vinod…

Kohli wax statue to be unveiled at Madame Tussauds Delhi
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Kohli wax statue to be unveiled at Madame Tussauds Delhi

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli’s statue will be unveiled at Madame Tussauds Delhi, soon. The iconic Kohli will join cricketers Kapil Dev and Sachin Tendulkar, and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who have also been featured in the popular sports zone. Talking about his inclusion in Madame Tussauds Delhi, Kohli said: “It’s a great honour to be…

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