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?
Bhubaneswar/Mumbai: The biggest cricket extravaganza is all set to kick off at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. Defending champions Mumbai Indians and the two-time winners Chennai Super Kings, the most successful teams of the Indian Premier League (IPL), will begin the 11th edition of the Twenty20 cricket tournament with a mouthwatering clash here. […]
Bhubaneswar: The batting line up of team Odisha failed to click during its Ranji Trophy match against Mumbai as the whole team was bundled out for 145 runs in 50.5 overs in their first innings at KIIT Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. According to reports, Odisha team lost its first four wickets with mere 2 […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has assured support for the ongoing 2nd T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind that is being held in 10 cities across India between January 28 and February 12. Commissioner cum Secretary, State Sports and Youth Services department, Vishal Dev has extended full-fledged support to the Cricket Association for the Blind […]
Sydney: India declared their first innings for 622/7 just before stumps on the second day of the fourth Test against Australia here on Friday. Pujara scored 193 while Pant (159) slammed his maiden ton. Pant played 189 balls and remained unbeaten. Ravindra Jadeja (81), Hanuma Vihari (42) and Mayank Agarwal (77) also contributed handsomely. For […]
Melbourne: With the four-Test series between India and Australia currently locked at 1-1, India Test Vice Captain Ajinkya Rahane on Monday urged his team’s batsmen to step up and support the bowling unit in the third Test starting at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Wednesday. “The batsmen definitely need to step up. When […]
Adelaide: India on Monday earned a hard-fought 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series after beating Australia by 31 runs in the opening cricket Test at the Adelaide Oval here. This is the sixth Test win for India on Australian soil. Chasing a massive 323, Australia’s lower middle order gave a tough fight in their […]
Adelaide: Travis Head’s fighting 61 off 149 balls helped Australia reach 191/7 at stumps on Friday, the second day of the first test against India, after off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took three top-order wickets and helped the visitors dominate the day’s play. India were all out for 250 runs in the first innings when Mohammad Shami […]
Adelaide: Cheteshwar Pujara fought his way to a gritty century even as familiar batting woes on foreign soil left India struggling at 250/9 on the opening day of the first cricket Test against Australia here on Thursday. Pujara posted a wonderfully patient and composed 123 off 246 deliveries before being run out off the last […]
Hyderabad: Riding on some top-class bowling, West Indies wrapped up India at 367 runs in their first innings at the Rajiv Gandhi international stadium here on Sunday. Resuming the third day at 308/4, the hosts lost five wickets in quick succession before Ravichandran Ashwin (35) and Shardul Thakur (4 not out) added 28 runs for […]
Bengaluru: Ajinkya Rahane will skipper the Indian team for the historic one-off Test match against Afghanistan, starting June 14 here but dropped from the limited overs squads for the subsequent tours of Ireland and England. “Ajinkya Rahane will be the team captain for the Test match against Afghanistan that will start from June 14,” BCCI […]
New Delhi: In the aftermath of the recent ball tampering controversy which forced Australia skipper Steve Smith to step down, his IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals on Monday also stripped Smith of the captaincy and named Ajinkya Rahane to lead the side in the upcoming Indian Premier League. The Royals, returning to the IPL fold after […]
Centurion: India captain Virat Kohli today took a dig at critics questioning Ajinkya Rahane’s exclusion in the first Test against South Africa, stating that those who wanted his deputy’s omission are now clamouring for his comeback. “It’s funny how things change in a matter of weeks, or just about five days. Before the first Test […]