Faf du Plessis South Africa coronavirus 23 Mar
Cricket news round-up – March 23: South Africa stayed in same Indian hotel as Covid-19 positive singer

South Africa’s close-tryst with Covid-19 patient, Hussain’s strong message to purists, and Rohit Sharma’s trolling of ICC.

Rohit Sharma India 04 Feb
Cricket news round-up – February 4: Indian Test squad announced, Rohit Sharma ruled out of rest of New Zealand tour

Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the ODI and Test series against New Zealand. Kane Willaimson was removed from the first two ODIs against India followed by his shoulder injury. Kl Rahul and Jasprit Bumrah gained in the newly released ICC T20I rankings.

Martin Guptill India New Zealand 01 Feb
New Zealand vs India 2019-20 5th T20I, statistical preview: India one win away from creating history

No team has ever whitewashed a bilateral T20I series of 5 or more matches. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma needs 82 runs to go past Virat Kohli and reclaim the world record for most T20I runs.

Virat Kohli Rohit Sharma India 30 Jan
New Zealand vs India 2019-20 4th T20I, statistical preview: Rohit continues to chase Kohli as India look for first win at Wellington

Only 70 runs separate Kohli and Rohit, the top two run-getters in T20I history, as India eye their maiden win at Westpac Stadium.

Rohit Sharma India 30 Jan
Cricket news round-up – January 29- Rohit Sharma and Mohammed Shami win T20I series for India

Rohit Sharma helped India win the T20I series against New Zealand in the Super Over. New Zealand secured a semi-final spot in the Under-19 World Cup. Saqib Mahmood replaced injured Jofra Archer for the T20I series against South Africa.

Ravindra Jadeja India New Zealand 28 Jan
New Zealand vs India 2019-20 3rd T20I, statistical preview: India chasing history, Guptill chasing landmark, Rohit chasing Kohli

India have never beaten New Zealand in a bilateral series at their den: they lost 0-2 in 2008-09 and 1-2 in 2018-19.

Jasprit Bumrah India New Zealand 25 Jan
New Zealand vs India 2019-20 2nd T20I, statistical preview: Can India create history on lucky venue?

India have never won consecutive T20Is against New Zealand. They have also never lost a T20I at Eden Park.

Virat Kohli Rohit Sharma India 20 Jan
Cricket news round-up – January 20: India claim series 2-1, England in command at Port Elizabeth

India won the ODI series against Australia. England dominated throughout at Port Elizabeth. India and Pakistan began their Under-19 World Cup campaign with big wins.

5th ODI India Australia Virat Kohli Rohit Sharma Jasprit Bumrah 18 Jan
India vs Australia 2019-20 3rd ODI, statistical preview: India return to favourite venue as Rohit, Cummins seek milestones

India have won 13 matches at both Chinnaswamy and Barabati Stadium, their most at any Indian ground. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma has reached 8,996 ODI runs and Pat Cummins 98 wickets.

Pat Cummins India Australia 16 Jan
India vs Australia 2019-20 2nd ODI, statistical preview: India seek maiden win at SCA Stadium, Rajkot

India have lost both ODIs played at SCA Stadium so far, against England in 2012-13 and against South Africa in 2016-17, though they do hold a 6-5 ratio at the now-defunct Madhavrao Scindia Ground.