It's that sort of form that led fellow top- order batsman
and Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez to pay the ultimate compliment to Kohli after his awesome 78 not out helped India beat the arch- rivals.
Bopara was bowled out by Lionel Baker for 108 and becomes only the third England batsman
in history to score centuries in three successive Tests.
The Welsh county have called up seam bowler Adam Harrison and 21-year-old Swansea-born batsman
Gareth Rees, who has been in good form recently for the county's second XI.
Khan, who played for Warwickshire between 1991 and 1997, is the favourite to take the post vacated by the departure of former Devon batsman
Roger Newman last month.
The Yorkshire batsman
scored four Test centuries last summer and added three more in the winter's Ashes series.
The report further said that the only specialist South African batsman
not to lose his wicket to Johnson in Centurion, Amla was however, a victim of Siddle in the first innings, taking the resilient Victorian's record to five dismissals in 11 Tests.
Former Test batsman
Basit Ali held the batsmen responsbile for losing the ODI series.
SACHIN Tendulkar's vulnerability against full- length deliveries in the New Zealand series may have raised a few eyebrows, but Sanjay Manjrekar, a former Test batsman
and Tendulkar's teammate, feels the days of batting maestro at the highest level are not yet over.
If you set a good rhythm and keep getting the ball in the right areas, you can make it hard to get the ball away and tie the batsman
Several years ago when Steve James the captain and opening batsman
had to retire because of a knee injury, Mike Fatkin, chief executive of the club publicly stated that they 'were not going to sign an overseas batsman
as they have talented young batsmen who have to be given an opportunity to develop into first-class players'.
ENGLAND are considering adding an extra batsman
to their line-up for the third Test against West Indies next week in an effort to combat the formidable threat posed by Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose.
Kallis scored a fine 115, his 45th Test century, which helped South Africa to secure a decisive 166-run first innings lead and also became the third most successful batsman
in the history of the game after Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting as he finished his career with 13, 289 runs.
Summary: Muscat: Opening batsman
Asad Ali scored a match winning 113 (144b, 10x4) to steer Passage .
He [Gayle] may be a good batsman
but I am also the number one spinner (in ODI rankings) and look forward to dismissing him quickly and seizing the advantage.
Khawar, who was picked as the best fast bowler during a talent hunt conducted by legendary pacer Kapil Dev in the UAE, was impressed with England batsman
Eoin Morgan and Ian Bell's techniques.