The African elephant couple was a gift to former President Shankar Dayal Sharma by the Zimbabwe government and they came to India in 1998. But it's now more than 12 years since Bombai, named after the wife of Zimbabwe's ambassador, died. DNA, 1 month ago
Udaipur's much-awaited World Music Festival kicked off last night with a befitting curtain raiser at Delhi's Taj Mahal Hotel. To be held from 10-12 February, the musical extravaganza will involve over 150 artists from 16 countries. Festival director Sanjeev ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
Rajneesh Gupta gives us all the numbers. The last time India played a one-off Test, it was against Bangladesh in Fatullah. That game was marred by rain and ended in a draw. On Thursday, February 9, India face Bangladesh in another one-off Test at Hyderabad. It is rare for India to play a one Test 'series'. The last time India played a one-off Test in India was 20 years ago! In India's 84-year-old Test cricket history there were only 3 such instances in the first 50 years. Since 1990, India have ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Since Virat Kohli's ODI debut, India have successfully chased a total of 300-plus eight times, with Kohli scoring hundreds in six matches. This and many more interesting facts are recorded in the statistical highlights from the first of the 3-match ODI series played between India and England at Pune Sunday. IMAGE: Virat Kohli celebrates his century during the first ODI in Pune. It was Kohli's fifth ton as captain. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters # India's 356 for seven is the highest ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, who got his maiden India call as a member of the squad for T20 International matches against England, on Friday expressed hope that he will learn some tricks about keeping from Mahendra Singh Dhoni. "(I am) pretty ...DNA, 1 month ago With India call-up, Pant hopes to learn from Dhoni Rediff.com, 1 month ago With India call-up, Pant says he hopes to learn from MSD Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Mumbai: Star batsman Yuvraj Singh was named in the Indian One-Day International (ODI) and T20 squads for the series against England, led by new skipper Virat Kohli, starting on January 15, BCCI's Chairman of Selectors M.S.K. Prasad announced here on Friday.Sify, 1 month ago
Karun Nair is only the second Indian to score a triple century.Rajneesh Gupta looks at a memorable innings. IMAGE: Karun Nair on bhis way to a triple ton. Photograph: BCCI 1 Number of Indian batsmen to have scored a triple hundred in Tests before Karun Nair -- Virender Sehwag, who made 309 versus Pakistan at Multan in 2003-2004 and 319 versus South Africa at Chennai in 2007-2008. 2 Number of higher individual scores in Test cricket at number five or lower than Nair -- Michael Clarke's 329 not ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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