In phenomenal form across formats, Kohli was named the World Cricketer of the Year, besides bagging the top honour for ODI players in the ICC Annual Awards.
The fixtures for the T20I tri-series involving Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh have been revised, and the tournament will now be held from March 6 to 18.
Australian quick Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of Friday’s second one-day international against England in Brisbane with illness, while gloveman Alex Carey has been called up to cover for Tim Paine.
Neymar scored four times while Edinson Cavani equalled Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Paris Saint-Germain all-time goalscoring record as the runaway Ligue 1 leaders thrashed Dijon 8-0 on Wednesday.
Boult, who took 1/73 as the Kiwis beat Pakistan to go 4-0 up in the ODI series at Hamilton on Tuesday, will miss the final match here on Friday and the opening T20 on Monday.
Ben Stokes’s return to international cricket was thrown into fresh doubt on Thursday when he was instructed to appear in court on the same day as his potential England comeback match in New Zealand.
Praneeth lost to top-seeded Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 17 -21, 8-21 while Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy went down to Denmark’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen 15-21, 15-21.
Virat Kohli wasn’t exactly amused when a South African scribe asked him about his choice of 34 different playing XIs in his three years as Test captain but a statistical lowdown clearly points at distinct lack of consistency in team selection.
Gaganjeet Bhullar was the best-placed Indian at 4-under while Sergio Garcia was in joint lead when inclement weather stopped play on the opening day of the $1 million SMBC Singapore Open.
Having recently lost Brazilian superstar Neymar in an aggressive contract buy-out by Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona have put a €500 million buyout clause in Pique’s new contract.
Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu and World No 3 Kidambi Srikanth will lead the Indian women’s and men’s team respectively at the Asian Team Championships to be held in Malaysia from February 6 to 11.
A quarter-final berth already secured, India will be aiming to keep their unbeaten run intact when they take on another weak opponent in Zimbabwe in the ICC Under-19 World Cup on Friday.
Sachin Tendulkar has inspired the first cricket-themed garden at the UK’s annual Chelsea Flower Show to celebrate India and Britain’s shared love for the game.
During the match between South Africa and West Indies, a family of spectators asked the India skipper to hold and pose with their baby.
South African swashbuckler AB de Villiers on Wednesday found a positive for India in what has been a thoroughly disappointing Test campaign here so far – their "lively pace attack," which, he says, has surprised the hosts.
Defending champion Roger Federer cooly swept into the Australian Open third round Thursday as Novak Djokovic survived a gruelling fitness test under the brutal Melbourne sun.
Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Espanyol struck in the dying moments to consign Barcelona to their first defeat of the season, 1-0 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-finals on Wednesday.