The release puts to rest speculation of likely tough selection calls being taken by the team management in the wake of below-par performances from Ishant Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane in the opening Test 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.
Will the Indian team management drop woefully out of form Rahane for the fifth Test against England and give chances to talented youngsters?
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]