Team India has always been blessed with quality batsmen ever since the inception of cricket and their young gun, Virat Kohli, is the latest addition.
Pakistan leads India 2-0 in the ICC Champions Trophy and the Blue Shirts will try to win their 1st match vs. the Green Shirts in their next game at Edgbaston.
Quite a number of batsmen have taken part in the ICC Champions Trophy /ICC Knock Out tournaments ever since its inception in 1998 but few of them have glittered.
Harbhajan Singh picked important wickets and Dwayne Smith batted excellently vs. Rajasthan Royals as Mumbai Indians reserved their place in the final of IPL.
Brad Hodge demonstrated a crunchy innings down the order against Sunrisers Hyderabad and guided his team Rajasthan Royals into the qualifier of the IPL 2013.
Biplab Samantray strengthened Sunrisers Hyderabad with his prominent fifty, Amit Mishra bowled well as Rajasthan Royals were unable to chase an average target.
Shane Watson demonstrated a hurricane knock in the middle order and crushed the bowling of Chennai Super Kings who lost against Rajasthan Royals at Jaipur.
Ajinkya Rahane and Rahul Dravid provided an over a hundred runs match winning opening stand against Delhi Daredevils who lost another match in the IPL 2013.
Rahul Dravid and Ajikya Rahane assisted Rajasthan Royals to maintain their unbeaten record at their home ground while winning against Pune Warriors at Jaipur.
A stylish knock by Sanju Samson and an all round performance by Shane Watson, lifted Rajasthan Royals, who won a thriller against Royal Challengers Bangalore.