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IND V NZ: Ajinkya Rahane Confirms Shreyas Iyer To Make Test Debut At Kanpur

In first-class cricket, Iyer has scored 4,592 runs in 54 matches at an average of 52.18, including 12 centuries and 23 half-centuries.

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India-England 5th Test: Should Rahane Be Dropped To Make Way For Youngsters

Will the Indian team management drop woefully out of form Rahane for the fifth Test against England and give chances to talented youngsters?

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India Hammer Aussies In Boxing Day Test, Level Series 1-1

Melbourne: India registered victory against the host nation Australia in the Boxing Day test match of the Vodafone series by 8 wickets. India was chasing a tiny target of 70 runs to win the second Test match after they bowled Australia out for 200 in the second innings at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday. […]

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Aus Vs Ind: Ajinkya Rahane Scores A Ton, Helps India Take Control Of 2nd Test

Melbourne: India skipper Ajinkya Rahane played a captain’s knock to score his 12th Test century and help India take control of the second Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. India ended the second day’s play, comfortably placed at 277/5, and 82 runs ahead of the hosts Aussies who were bowled out for 195 […]

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli Moves To No. 2, Ajinkya Rahane Enters Top 10
ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli Moves To No. 2, Ajinkya Rahane Enters Top 10

Dubai: Ace Indian cricketers Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah have moved up by a spot in their respective ICC players rankings in Test cricket. Kohli has displaced New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson at the second spot in the latest ICC Test rankings for batsmen. India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has also entered the top 10 […]

Birthday of Rohit Sharma
The wonder kid has now become a legend: Rohit turns 33

Mumbai: The smiling face of daughter Samaira running into his arms coupled with the warmth sprayed around the house by wife Ritika would have greeted India’s modern-day cricketing great Rohit Sharma — lifting the pall of gloom around due to testing times — as the ‘Hitman’ turned 33 on Thursday. Wishes kept pouring in from […]

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IPL or any other sport, could be played without spectators: Ajinkya Rahane

New Delhi: The entire world may have come to a stand-still due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but Delhi Capitals batsman Ajinkya Rahane believes that the only way forward is to be pragmatic in our approach. Speaking on an Instagram live session with the franchise’s official handle on Wednesday, the stylish Indian batsman said he would […]

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Lockdown Diaries: After Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina Gets A Haircut From Wife Priyanka

New Delhi: The coronavirus outbreak has seen the world come to a standstill and almost all countries are under lockdown as they look to fight the pandemic. This has seen sportspersons also spending quality time at home and making the most of it. After Virat Kohli, now Suresh Raina has posted a photo with a […]

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India Bundled Out For 165; Southee, Jamieson Share Spoils

Wellington: Debutante Kyle Jamieson and veteran Tim Southee took four wickets apiece to knock India out for a paltry 165 in little over an hour on the second day of the first Test here on Saturday. Jamieson (4/49 in 16 overs) and Southee (4/49 in 20.1 overs) took four of the five wickets that fell […]

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India 122/5 On Opening Day After Rains Wash Out Final Session

Wellington: Indian batsmen with the exception of Ajinkya Rahane and Mayank Agarwal struggled as they scored 122 for 5 on the rain-curtailed first day of the opening Test against New Zealand here on Friday. Thunderstorm followed by rain in the middle of the tea break washed out the final session. India were 122 for 5 […]

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Virat Kohli Maintains Top Spot, Ajinkya Rahane Moves Up To Eighth In ICC Test Rankings

Dubai: Indian captain Virat Kohli on Friday remained static at the top of the ICC Test player ranking for batsmen with his deputy Ajinkya Rahane moving up a place to eighth. Kohli has 928 points, 17 more than second-placed Australian run-machine Steve Smith. At sixth place with 791 points, Cheteshwar Pujara was one of three […]

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Steve Smith To Lead Rajasthan Royals In IPL 2020

New Delhi: Having taken over from Ajinkya Rahane mid-season in the last edition of the Indian Premier League, Steve Smith will lead Rajasthan Royals from the start in the 2020 edition of the cash-rich league. Staggering in the bottom half of the table with just two wins from eight games, RR saw a change in […]

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Mayank Smashes Career-Best 243, Crushes Hopes Of Bangladesh Comeback

Indore: Opener Mayank Agarwal grinded a below-par Bangladesh bowling unit with a career-best second double hundred as India buried the visitors under a deluge of runs on the second day of the opening Test here on Friday. Agarwal’s third Test hundred, 243 off 330 balls, formed the cornerstone of India’s 493 for 6, which gave […]

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Ranchi Test: Rohit smashes maiden double ton in style

Ranchi: There was no stopping the Rohit Sharma juggernaut as the ace India opener notched up his maiden Test double hundred in the third and final Test against South Africa here at the JSCA Stadium on Sunday. Rohit finally departed for 212 from 255 balls with the help of 28 fours and six sixes. He […]

Birthday of Rohit Sharma
Unstoppable Rohit powers India to 224/3 before bad light and rain forces early end on Day 1

Ranchi: Rohit Sharma continued his sensational run as a Test opener with his third hundred of the series, allowing India to regain control of the proceedings after a top-order collapse in the third and final game against South Africa here on Saturday. With India reduced to 39 for three, Rohit (117 batting off 164 balls) […]

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Ashwin, Rahane Move Upwards In ICC Rankings

Pune: Ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has continued his rise in the ICC Test Rankings for bowlers after his stupendous show with the ball in the Pune Test against South Africa which India won by an innings and 137 runs. Ashwin, who had entered the top 10 after the first Test in Visakhapatnam, has now moved […]

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Ind-WI Test: Rahane's Ton, Bumrah's Fifer Script Record Win

North Sound: It seemed the Indian pacers were in a hurry to finish things off as they bundled out the West Indies for a paltry 100 runs in their second innings, setting up a mammoth 318-run victory on the fourth day of the first Test here. Jasprit Bumrah scalped a fifer conceding just seven runs […]

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West Indies Win The Toss, Opt To Field Against India

North Sound (Antigua): West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and chose to field first against India in the first of the two-match Test series on Thursday. India captain Virat Kohli said they would have batted anyway. “We were batting first anyway, look to put runs on the board and then attack with the […]

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Kohli & Co Pose With New Test Jerseys. See Pics

Indian cricketers posed with their new Test jerseys, the pictures of which were posted by Team India’s official social media account through an Instagram story. The photo shoot was done just before the World Test Championship campaign that begins with the two-Test series against the West Indies, beginning on Thursday in Antigua. Captain Virat Kohli, vice-captain Ajinkya […]

Rahane, Vihari Hit Half Centuries In Drawn Warm-Up Game Against West Indies A

Coolidge (Antigua): India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane scored a much-needed half century ahead of the first Test before the three-day warm-up game against West Indies A ended in a draw on the final day here. Rahane, who has not scored a hundred in more than two years, made 54 off 162 balls before a reverse sweep […]

WI ODIs: Ganguly surprised by Shubman, Ajinkya's exclusion

New Delhi: The exclusion of Shubman Gill and Ajinkya Rahane from the India squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against West Indies has surprised former skipper Sourav Ganguly. “There are many in the squad who can play all formats…surprised not to see Shubman Gill…(Ajinkya) Rahane in the one day squad…” He also said that […]

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Rajasthan appoints Smith as captain removing Ajinkya Rahane, BCCI surprised

New Delhi: Placed seventh on the points table in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals have removed Ajinkya Rahane as the captain and handed the armband to former skipper Steve Smith. The team has managed to win just two games of the eight that they have played and the management believes […]

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Royals skipper Rahane fined for slow over-rate

Chennai: Rajasthan Royals captain Ajinkya Rahane was on Monday fined Rs 12 lakh as his side maintained a slow over-rate during their narrow loss to the Chennai Super Kings at the Chepauk Stadium here. “As it was his team’s first offence of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offences, […]

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IPL battle: Gayle factor worries Rajasthan Royals

Jaipur: As Rajasthan Royals (RR) are set to take on Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Monday, they consider Chris Gayle as a dangerous player and hope to devise new strategies on ground, depending on the play of the rival team. “Rajasthan Royals is […]

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If I do well in IPL, WC spot will follow: Rahane

New Delhi: There has been a lot of talks about Indias No.4 slot, as the team is one stop away from the 2019 World Cup. With all international fixtures done with, only the Indian Premier League (IPL) remains for the team of skipper Virat Kohli, coach Ravi Shastri and the selectors to decide on who […]