India coach Kumble steps down after rift with captain Kohli

Anil Kumble has stepped down as India head coach after a year in charge because his “partnership” with captain Virat Kohli was “untenable”. Kumble said Kohli had “reservations” about his coaching style. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) advertised the head coach’s job in May but “endorsed an extension” to Kumble’s one-year…

Pakistan thrash India in Champions Trophy final

Media playback is not supported on this device Champions Trophy final, The Oval Pakistan 338-4 (50 overs): Fakhar 114, Azhar 59, Hafeez 57* India 158 all out (30.3 overs): Pandya 76, Amir 3-16, Hasan 3-19 Pakistan won by 180 runs Scorecard Pakistan produced an incredible display to thrash fierce rivals India and win the Champions…

Virat Kohli: AB de Villiers offers insight into India captain's life

There are a few people who would love to be standing in Virat Kohli’s shoes this weekend, leading their national team into the final of Champions Trophy, and there is no doubt the captain of India will be relishing the prospect of Sunday’s final against Pakistan at The Oval. Eoin Morgan of England, Steve Smith…

Champions Trophy: India captain Virat Kohli wary of resurgent Pakistan for final

Media playback is not supported on this device Pakistan’s turnaround in the Champions Trophy has been “magnificent”, said India captain Virat Kohli after his side set up Sunday’s final against their fierce rivals. India eased to a nine-wicket win over Bangladesh in Thursday’s semi-final. Pakistan were comfortably beaten by defending champions India in their opening…

India crush South Africa to reach semi-finals

Media playback is not supported on this device Champions Trophy Group B, The Oval: South Africa 191 (44.3 overs): De Kock 53, Bumrah 2-28 India 193-2 (38 overs): Dhawan 78, Kohli 76* India won by eight wickets Scorecard; Standings India crushed shambolic South Africa by eight wickets at The Oval to reach the semi-finals of…