‘The success he had at No. 5, his ability to bat with the tail and the range of shots he has, makes him a very good No. 5’ IMAGE: Former India captain Rahul Dravid jokes with Ajinkya Rahane during the launch of former cricketer Akash Chopra's book 'The Insider', in Mumbai on Friday. Photograph: Santosh Hirlekar/PTI India batting great Rahul Dravid says Ajinkya Rahane is more suited to the No. 5 position than No. 3, where he batted in two Tests during the just-concluded series ... Rediff.com, 18 hours ago
LIVE Scorecard: India vs Sri Lanka Pujara was batting on 55 (138 balls, 6x4) after adding 55 runs for the fourth wicket with Rohit Sharma (26; 65 balls, 3x4, 1x6) who fell at the stroke of lunch break as India added 69 runs from 30.5 overs in the second ...Jagran Post, 6 days ago 3rd Test: Pujara slams ton as India reach 220/7 against Sri Lanka at tea on Day 2 Jagran Post, 1 week ago 3rd Test: Kaushal scalps Ojha, India six-down against Sri Lanka Jagran Post, 1 week ago Can Kohli's India clinch first Test series win in Lanka in 22 years? Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Ashton Agar celebrates the wicket of Virat Kohli as non-striker Karun Nair (right) looks on. Photograph: BCCI Virat Kohli's woeful form continued as India 'A' were shot out for a paltry 135 by Australia 'A' on Day 1 of the second unofficial 'Test' in Chennai on Wednesday. India ‘A’ captain Cheteshwar Pujara opted to bat first but it took the Australians only 68.5 overs to bowl out the hosts. India Test captain Kohli struggled during his hour-long innings that yielded 16 runs off 42 ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Cheteshwar Pujara represented India in 27 Tests, the last of which was against Australia in December 2014. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images Out-of-favour following a string of poor scores, top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is keen to stage a comeback into the Indian Test squad. He says it's just a matter of time before he regains his place in the playing eleven. Happy to be handed the captaincy of the India ‘A’ squad for two four-day matches against Australia ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The death toll due to heavy rainfall, followed by a flood-like situation in many parts of Gujarat has gone up to 70, including 26 casualties in the worst affected Amreli district, it was officially announced on Thursday. People stranded on the roof of a house as they wait for Air Force personnel for rescue after heavy rainfall caused floods in Amreli district in Gujarat. Photograph: PTI “Around 70 people died due to heavy rains,” Gujarat state health minister and spokesperson Nitin ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Mahendra Singh Dhoni discusses a point with Ravichandran Ashwin (right) during training. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images Having closely watched Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja perform the spin duties over the last four years, Mahendra Singh Dhoni expressed satisfaction over the progress of the Tamil Nadu tweaker and Saurashtra left-armer. Talking about Ashwin’s progress, Dhoni said, "He (Ashwin) has shown improvement. That's something very important, especially for a Test ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Strong winds would prevail along and off Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra coasts. Photograph: Vivek Prakash/Reuters The deep depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into cyclonic storm "Ashobaa" and is expected to further develop into a "super cyclonic storm" in next 24-36 hours, the weather office said on Monday. "The deep depression over east central Arabian Sea has moved north-northwestwards during the past six hours and intensified further into a cyclonic storm (ASHOBAA), and lay ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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