A video of AB de Villiers discussing the messages he sent to Kohli was shared on Twitter by Royal Challengers Bangalore. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • AB de Villiers said his RCB teammate Virat Kohli had reached out to him during India-England Test series
  • The South African batsman noted that he sent Kohli 'basic stuff' 
  • Both de Villiers and Kohli are currently with the RCB squad in Chennai

Virat Kohli recently became the first cricketer to score 3,000 T20I runs. (PTI Photo)

  • Virat Kohli broke six records over the course of the recently-concluded England's tour of India
  • He finished as the highest run-scorer in the T20I series, scoring 231 runs in 5 innings
  • RCB compared Kohli with the MCU villain Thanos, wielding his records as infinity stones in the iconic gauntlet

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Virat Kohli said that cricketers are suffering after spending months in a bio-secure 'bubble' due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • After the India vs England series, players from both sides immediately moved to join their respective IPL franchises
  • IPL 2021 will begin on April 9
  • Players will be required to follow the 'bubble' protocols for another two months

Sam Curran on Sunday played an unbeaten 95-run knock in the third ODI between India and England. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Curran came to the crease on Sunday after the England innings had been laid bare at the score of 200/7
  • India won the match by a close seven-run margin
  • England had earlier managed to chase down the 337-run total in the second One Day International match

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Jos Buttler donned the captaincy for the injured Eoin Morgan in the last two ODIs. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • England lost the ODI series against India 2-1
  • Jos Buttler said exposing new players to India's bedevilling sun-baked pitches will benefit England
  • The T20 World Cup will be held in India later this year

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England batsmen Sam Curran plays a shot during the 3rd one day international cricket match against India. (PTI Photo)

  • England's Sam Curran won the Man of the Match award
  • He scored unbeaten 95 off 83 balls
  • Curran has been retained by CSK for the 2021 Indian Premier League

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Sam Curran bagged the 'Man of the Match' award for his unbeaten knock of 95 in the 3rd ODI against India. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@CurranSM)

  • Sam Curran is a cricketer who plays for England
  • He is an all-rounder, who is a left handed batsman and a left arm medium-fast bowler
  • His knock of 95 is the joint-highest for a number 8 batsman in ODI history

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India bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates after taking the wicket of England batsman Jason Roy during the 3rd ODI match between India and England at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune. (PTI Photo)

  • Sam Curran (95*) and Dawid Malan (50) scored their maiden ODI fifties
  • Curran was adjudged man of the match and Jonny Bairstow was awarded man of the series 
  • Rishabh Pant (78) top-scored as India scored 329 from 48.2 overs  

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Hardik Pandya bowed down to Shikhar Dhawan in appreciation of Ben Stokes' dismissal, and his reaction has gone viral on social media. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@man4_cricket)

  • Hardik Pandya dropped Ben Stokes and Sam Curran 
  • Stokes was eventually caught by Shikhar Dhawan off T Natarajan
  • India were all out for 329 from 48.2 overs

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Prasidh Krishna enjoyed a dream debut in the ongoing ODI series against England, registering the best bowling figures by an Indian on debut. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • Prasidh Krishna confessed his love for cycling as a kid and that he based many of his moves after Rossi
  • "Maybe that's where the speed factor came in because I was, you know, seeing him go so fast," Krishna said
  • Krishna has taken six wickets in the two ODIs against England so far