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India vs New Zealand:?Virat Kohli’s team on the cusp of huge record ahead of Wellington Test

The Basin Reserve in Wellington is a tough ground for touring teams. The extremely windy conditions and the green pitches have often been a death bed for opposition batting attacks. New Zealand’s pacers, adept at bowling in these conditions, have made life difficult for touring batsmen. India have a particularly poor record at the venue and Virat Kohli’s team will have to combat the odds if they are to come up trumps.

India vs New Zealand:?Virat Kohli 11 runs away from surpassing Sourav Ganguly in elite list

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli will be on the verge of achieving another major milestone when he takes the field during the first Test encounter against New Zealand in Wellington on Friday. The talismanic batsman, who has already claimed a number of records in the longest format of the sport, is just 11 runs away from becoming the fifth highest run scorer in Tests for India. Former skipper Sourav Ganguly currently holds the fifth spot with 7212 runs. The list is topped by Sachin Tendulkar (15921 runs) followed by Rahul Dravid (13265), Sunil Gavaskar (10122), VVS Laxman (8781) and Virender Sehwag (8503).

PCB chief hints at Pakistan giving up Asia Cup hosting rights

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani on Wednesday indicated that the country might give up its hosting rights for the Asia Cup T20 tournament this year. Speaking at the launch of the Pakistan Super League trophy at the National Stadium, Mani said that venue of the Asia Cup would be decided after taking into account the majority view of all the stake-holders in the Asian Cricket Council.

Exhibition on the resilience and tenacity of the human spirit

The group exhibition titled ‘Bakhiya, being held at Threshold Art Gallery in the city till March 8 explores the resilience and tenacity of the human spirit to survive against seemingly insurmountable odds. Artists Achia Anzi, Gargi Raina, Priya Ravish Mehra, Rajendra Tiku, Rubaba Haider and Yael Bartana came together to share their stories of difficult journey and how they learned from the same.