Haresh Pandya recounts one of the biggest upsets in One-day cricket Captain Kapil Dev holds aloft the trophy after India won the World Cup. Photograph: Dave Cannon/Allsport On June 25, 1983, India turned the cricket world upside down by beating the mighty and seemingly invincible West Indies in the final of the World Cup at Lord’s against heavy odds, proving most people wrong. It was one of the biggest upsets in the history of cricket. India had gone to participate in the third ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Prev By Haresh Pandya | Posted 29 minutes ago Rajkot: On July 18, the auspicious day of Ashadhi Bij as per Hinduism, India cricketer Ravindra Jadeja embarked on a 350-km padyatra from Jamnagar to the ancient pilgrim place of Matano Madh, where ...Mid Day, 1 week ago
Mithali Raj trained in classical dance for eight years until she decided one day it was time to follow her heart and exhibit footwork of another kind. She swapped the ghungroos for cricketing pads and since then has made the opposition dance to her tune. Earlier this month, Mithali became only the second woman cricketer, after England's Charlotte Edwards, to reach the 5,000-run mark in ODIs. Haresh Pandya doffs his hat to the high-scoring lady. Image: Indian women's cricket ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'Anyone who watched me batting in Tests would know that I was up for it. I was ready to fight it out.' Hrishikesh Kanitkar discusses his chequered career in this lively conversation with Haresh Pandya for Rediff.com Former India all-rounder Hrishikesh Kanitkar. Photograph courtesy: Hrishikesh Kanitkar It was as an attractive, promising, left-hand batsman that Hrishikesh Kanitkar made his India debut in ODIs in December 1997. Two years later, he made his Test debut on India's disastrous tour of ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
‘Rahane’s sound technique, solid temperament, fiery confidence, steely determination and hunger for runs – all in keeping with the tradition of famous Mumbai batsmen – far outweigh charisma and flamboyance.’ ‘Being mentally strong, he never buckles under pressure; nor gets unduly affected by adulation or criticism.’ Haresh Pandya salutes India's most consistent batsmen over the last season. Ajinkya Rahane reacts after completing his century.Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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