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Virat Kohli departs as India’s Test captain but his legacy will live on | Anand Vasu

Virat Kohli has left the building. India’s most vocal captain, on and off the field, signed off from his Test leadership position via social media.

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Virat Kohli steps down as India Test captain after losing South Africa series

India’s Virat Kohli has stepped down as captain of the Test side following their 2-1 series defeat by South Africa. In a statement on Twitter,

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83 review – cricket crowdpleaser puts a new spin on the underdog movie

Previously a fashioner of star vehicles for Salman Khan, director Kabir Khan anchors this nimble and big-hearted biopic of the India cricket team’s improbable 1983

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Indian police arrest seven for ‘celebrating’ Pakistan cricket win

Indian police have arrested seven Muslim youths for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in a cricket match on Sunday. Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister Yogi


Indonesia’s daily Covid infections higher than India and Brazil

Indonesia has reported more daily Covid-19 infections than India and Brazil as the Delta strain sweeps across south-east Asia, placing intense pressure on health systems.


Tensions remain high as hopes dashed for breakthrough in China and India stalemate

It was described as a dialogue, the first high-level meeting in months between the Indian and Chinese foreign ministers to address the ongoing border aggressions


The lion in the London black cab: the remarkable story of Singh, and the boy who loved him

“He was,” London Zoo said, “one of the zoo’s politest pets.” Singh the Lion arrived in a black cab and padded in through the front

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Toofaan review – Mumbai boxing drama is more Rocky than Raging Bull

Partly set in the Mumbai underworld, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s boxing drama aims at Raging Bull grit but has an unfortunately irresistible drift towards late-Rocky melodrama.

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High in the Himalayas, villagers hit by Covid are left to fend for themselves

Phalguni Devi has spent a fortnight living in a cattle shed. Looking out on a rainy afternoon in early June, she worries that if the