Virat Kohli:Sports Wrap: Karun Nair, Lokesh Rahul flop in Ranji quarters, Virat Kohli to lead Cricket Australia’s Test team of 2016 and more
Star batsmen Karun Nair and Lokesh Rahul failed to replicate their superb form for Karnataka in their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Tamil Nadu in Vizag. Here’s what else is making news in the world of sports today.
Karun Nair, Lokesh Rahul fail to fire in Ranji Trophy quarterfinals
Lokesh Rahul was dismissed for 4 while Karun Nair managed only 14 in Karnataka’s Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Tamil Nadu.
Kohli named captain of Cricket Australia’s Test Team of 2016, Warner misses cut
Cricket Australia has not only included Virat Kohli in its best Test XI of the Year but also made him the captain to lead a team which also includes Australia Test skipper Steve Smith.
Australia assures fans over Boxing Day security fears
Cricket Australia has assured fans over security arrangements for the Boxing Day (Dec. 26) Test against Pakistan on Friday after police foiled a plot to attack prominent sites in Melbourne with a series of bombs on Christmas Day.
Mourinho admits its Chelsea’s title to lose
Chelsea’s ability to grind out victories will make it very difficult for anyone to catch them in the Premier League, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said.
Hodgson feels Rooney still has role to play for England
Wayne Rooney still has an important role to play in manager Gareth Southgate’s England squad, former national manager Roy Hodgson has said after the striker’s leadership was recently called into question.