BATTING Laxmans 281 (vs Australia, Kolkata, 2001) Ranked sixth in the Wisden top 100 innings, Laxman's 281 is easily the best innings played by an Indian in more sense than one. The significance of that innings far outweighs the sheer number of runs. Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
One of the great challenges of being a part of a Test series in India in particular is the complicated travel schedule. Even given how well connected the major cities are, it is not always possible to go from venue A to venue B without touching down ...MSN News US, 2 weeks ago Gaekwad, Sehwag & the short-sighted brigade MSN News US, 1 week ago
Rajneesh Gupta presents all the numbers from the first Test in Rajkot. IMAGE: It may be difficult to believe, but Virat Kohli has the highest batting average in the fourth innings of Tests among all Indian batsmen who have aggregated 500 or more runs. Photographs: BCCI The draw in the Rajkot Test ended India's winning streak at home. Before the first Test against England, India had won 12 consecutive Tests (excluding the rain-marred Bangalore Test against South Africa). The last Test to ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
IMAGE: Saurashtra cricket legends with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani (seen here in red) and Saurashtra Cricket Association doyen Niranjan Shah, third from right. Photograph: BCCI It took 84 years for Test cricket to come to the land of Ranjitsinhji, the man after whom India's premier domestic cricket tournament, the Ranji Trophy is named. As Rajkot made its debut as a Test match venue, Saurashtra Cricket Association administrators made all efforts to make the event memorable. On ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Top England bowling performances in India 1. Ian Botham (6 for 58 and 7 for 48, Wankhede Stadium, Bombay, February 15-19, 1980) The one-off Test between India and England was organised to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Board of Control ...MSN News US, 1 month ago
Few men get the chance to represent their country in Test cricket. Fewer still succeed in scoring a century at that level. A rarer few manage a double century or more, and irrespective of how long they take or how many balls they face to get to that ...MSN News US, 2 months ago
Despite match-winning performances from fast bowlers, India has won majority of their matches through spinners. The role of spin bowlers in procuring wins for India in its cricket battle against other nations, right from the 1960s, had been ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
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