13
Saturday
August 2022
9:09 AM IST
News Headlines
Home   | Main News   | Kerala  | National   | International  | Business   | Sports   | Entertainment   | Columns   | Offbeat   | Health   | About Deepika 
Sports News
India batting coach heaps praises on 'phenomenal' Kohli
 
Cape Town, India batting coach Vikram Rathour heaped praises on Virat Kohli, calling him "phenomenal" after the skipper's knock sparkled in the team's total against South Africa on Tuesday.

Kohli scored 79 off 201 balls before Kagiso Rabada got the better of him. The India captain's batting had patience as well as determination on Day 1 of the third and series-deciding Test here at Newlands.

Although the 33-year-old was running out of partners, he continued to take on the South African attack before he feathered one behind.

"Virat was phenomenal. There was never a concern with the way Kohli was batting. He was looking very good in the nets," remarked Rathour in the virtual press conference.

"Yes, there were conversations around going after wider deliveries but Virat responded well to how South Africa bowled today," he added.

Apart from Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara (43), no other Indian batter could make an impact as India folded on 223.

The batting coach had no qualms in accepting that the visitors were below par.

"We were below par today. Should have scored 50-60 runs more. South Africa were terrific with the ball," Rathour signed off.

With just over half an hour left in the day, South Africa openers Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram found themselves in a tricky period. Jasprit Bumrah, who made his Test debut at the venue in 2018, got an early breakthrough.

The fast bowler got the big wicket of South Africa captain Elgar (3), who was squared up completely and edged it to first slip. Markram (8 not out) and Keshav Maharaj (6 not out) saw off the day, with South Africa 17/1 at stumps.


Serena Williams bids farewell to tennis
Keightley to leave role as England Women’s head coach
Boxers Nikhat, Amit Panghal, Sagar storm into finals
CWG: Bajrang Punia clinches gold in men's 65kg
CWG: Sindhu, Srikanth ease into quarterfinals
Credit to Rohit and Dravid for ensuring increased security and freedom for players: Hardik
Venus Williams loses return to singles play in Washington
Aussies change handlebars at Commonwealths and keep winning
CWG: Mirabai Chanu lifts gold in 49kg category
Chess Olympiad: Indian women extend winning momentum
Finn Allen's maiden T20I century helps NZ defeat Scotland by 68 runs
Sindhu to be India's Flagbearer at CWG opening ceremony
Neeraj Chopra pulls out of Birmingham CWG due to groin strain
CWG: Lovlina's coach Sandhya Gurung receives accreditation
Axar Patel powers India to series-clinching win over WI in 2nd ODI
Neeraj Chopra clinch historic silver at Worlds
Sahil Sharma appointed Wrestling Coach for Commonwealth Games
New Zealand starts T20 series still unbeaten on Ireland tour
Bengaluru FC sign Roy Krishna
Nashik's Vivek Vatpade wins state-level selection Chess competition for deaf-dumb players
KERALA NEWS
Take prompt action to prevent disasters during monsoons: Kerala HC to state govt
 Kochi, Aug 7 (PTI) The Kerala High Court has said the state government has to "take proper and promp  
India's 2nd monkeypox patient tested negative: Veena George
‘Flood tourism’ will not be permitted: Minister
Fifth case of monkeypox reported from Kerala
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Biden signs bill bolstering US semiconductor industry
 Washington: US President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed legislation passed by Congress to strengthen do
5.9-magnitude quake jolts eastern Indonesia
US, Australia, Japan urge China to immediately cease military exercises
Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander
NATIONAL NEWS
PM remembers heroes of quit India movement
 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday remembered all those who took part in the Quit In
Govt ran away from Parliament: Congress
Next Vice President: EC issues certificate of election to Dhankhar
Active Covid cases in country increase to 1,34,933
Untitled Page
Rashtra Deepika LTD
Copyright @ 2021 , Rashtra Deepika Ltd.