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Kohli holds the fort for India (Tea report)

Dec 18 2013, 7:58am CST | by

Johannesburg, Dec 18 (IANS) Virat Kohli led India's fight against the South African pace attack, taking them to 164/4 at tea on Day 1 of the first Test at the New Wanderers Stadium here Wednesday.

Johannesburg, Dec 18 — Virat Kohli led India's fight against the South African pace attack, taking them to 164/4 at tea on Day 1 of the first Test at the New Wanderers Stadium here Wednesday. The...

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Kohli holds the fort for India (Tea report)

Dec 18 2013, 7:58am CST | by

Johannesburg, Dec 18 (IANS) Virat Kohli led India's fight against the South African pace attack, taking them to 164/4 at tea on Day 1 of the first Test at the New Wanderers Stadium here Wednesday.

Johannesburg, Dec 18 — Virat Kohli led India's fight against the South African pace attack, taking them to 164/4 at tea on Day 1 of the first Test at the New Wanderers Stadium here Wednesday.

The visitors put on 94 more runs in the second session but lost Cheteshwar Pujara (25) and Rohit Sharma (14) in the process. Kohli, on the other hand, raced away to an unbeaten 84 and was batting with Ajinkya Rahane (12 not out) when tea was called.

While Pujara was run out, Rohit nicked a Vernon Philander delivery while batting on 14.

Earlier, Pujara and Kohli survived the onslaught of speedsters Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, taking India to 70/2 at lunch.

The promising Indian pair showed fight, braving a fiery pace spell after openers Shikhar Dhawan (13) and Murali Vijay (6) were sent packing in the first hour after India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni opted to bat in sunny conditions.

Steyn, once again, looked threatening from ball one before striking in his fifth over, using the short ball tactic to remove Dhawan.

Vijay too struggled against high quality pace. His 42-ball innings ended after he fished at a full length ball outside off stump with keeper Ab de Villiers doing the rest, giving Morkel his first wicket.

Kohli and Pujara dealt with the hostile attack in contrasting fashion. Pujara played the waiting game scoring 18 off 61 balls while Kohli struck five fours.

Meanwhile, Dhoni became the first Indian to captain in 50 Tests with the start of the match.

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IPL 7 review: Knight Riders win second title

Jun 2 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Pune Warriors India player Manish Pandey
In a championship that came down to the final over, Kolkata claimed its second IPL title in three seasons, defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. CHAMPIONS #PepsiIPL pic.twitter.com/Cp0dC7ayGm — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) June 1, 2014 With the IPL 7 season under wraps, we take a deeper look at the major stories of the tournament. MVP: Robin Uthappa, Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata’s championship season couldn’t have happene ...
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IPL 7 review: Knight Riders win second title

Jun 2 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Pune Warriors India player Manish Pandey
In a championship that came down to the final over, Kolkata claimed its second IPL title in three seasons, defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. CHAMPIONS #PepsiIPL pic.twitter.com/Cp0dC7ayGm — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) June 1, 2014 With the IPL 7 season under wraps, we take a deeper look at the major stories of the tournament. MVP: Robin Uthappa, Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata’s championship season couldn’t have happened without the eff ...
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IPL 7 review: Knight Riders win second title

Jun 2 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Pune Warriors India player Manish Pandey
In a championship that came down to the final over, Kolkata claimed its second IPL title in three seasons, defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. CHAMPIONS #PepsiIPL pic.twitter.com/Cp0dC7ayGm — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) June 1, 2014 With the IPL 7 season under wraps, we take a deeper look at the major stories of the tournament. MVP: Robin Uthappa, Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata’s championship season couldn’t have happened without the efforts of the league ...
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IPL 7 review: Knight Riders win second title

Jun 2 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Pune Warriors India player Manish Pandey
In a championship that came down to the final over, Kolkata claimed its second IPL title in three seasons, defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. CHAMPIONS #PepsiIPL pic.twitter.com/Cp0dC7ayGm — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) June 1, 2014 With the IPL 7 season under wraps, we take a deeper look at the major stories of the tournament. MVP: Robin Uthappa, Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata’s championship season couldn’t have happened without the efforts of the league’s top run scorer, Robi ...
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IPL 7 review: Knight Riders win second title

Jun 2 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

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In a championship that came down to the final over, Kolkata claimed its second IPL title in three seasons, defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. CHAMPIONS #PepsiIPL pic.twitter.com/Cp0dC7ayGm — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) June 1, 2014 With the IPL 7 season under wraps, we take a deeper look at the major stories of the tournament. MVP: Robin Uthappa, Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata’s championship season couldn’t have happened without the efforts of the league’s top run s ...
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IPL 7 review: Knight Riders win second title

Jun 2 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Pune Warriors India player Manish Pandey
In a championship that came down to the final over, Kolkata claimed its second IPL title in three seasons, defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. CHAMPIONS #PepsiIPL pic.twitter.com/Cp0dC7ayGm — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) June 1, 2014 With the IPL 7 season under wraps, we take a deeper look at the major stories of the tournament. MVP: Robin Uthappa, Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata’s championship season couldn’t have happened without the efforts of the league’s top run scorer, R ...
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IPL 7 review: Player auction had big impact

Jun 2 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Pune Warriors India player Manish Pandey
In a championship that came down to the final over, Kolkata claimed its second IPL title in three seasons, defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. CHAMPIONS #PepsiIPL pic.twitter.com/Cp0dC7ayGm — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) June 1, 2014 With the IPL 7 season under wraps, we take a deeper look at the major stories of the tournament. MVP: Robin Uthappa, Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata’s championship season couldn’t have happened without the efforts of the le ...
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7 weeks ago

IPL 7 review: Knight Riders win second title

Jun 2 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Pune Warriors India player Manish Pandey
In a championship that came down to the final over, Kolkata claimed its second IPL title in three seasons, defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. CHAMPIONS #PepsiIPL pic.twitter.com/Cp0dC7ayGm — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) June 1, 2014 With the IPL 7 season under wraps, we take a deeper look at the major stories of the tournament. MVP: Robin Uthappa, Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata’s championship season ...
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7 weeks ago

IPL 7 review: Knight Riders win second title

Jun 2 2014 11:06am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Pune Warriors India player Manish Pandey
In a championship that came down to the final over, Kolkata claimed its second IPL title in three seasons, defeating Kings XI Punjab by three wickets. CHAMPIONS #PepsiIPL pic.twitter.com/Cp0dC7ayGm — IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) June 1, 2014 With the IPL 7 season under wraps, we take a deeper look at the major stories of the tournament. MVP: Robin Uthappa, Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata’s championship season couldn’t have happened without the efforts of the leagu ...
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Team India selection today, Robin Uthappa set to return

May 28 2014 1:09am CDT | Source: Cricket

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Mumbai, May 28: Prolific opener Robin Uthappa is all set to make a comeback into the Indian team in the limited overs version as the selection committee might think about giving regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy ...
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