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, 2 weeks ago
How does Yuzvendra Chahal's 6/25 stand up against other fine T20I performances?Fascinating figures from Rajneesh Gupta. IMAGE: Yuzvendra Chahal celebrates Joe Root's wicket in the Bengaluru T20I game against England, February 1, 2017. Photograph: BCCI The third and final Twenty20 International between India and England at Bengaluru was supposed to be a cracker. Batting first for the third consecutive time in the series, India posted a mammoth 202/6. England were 119/2 at one stage, but in a ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Rajneesh Gupta surveys the cricketing milestones from the Mohali Test. IMAGE: Ravindra Jadeja celebrates his half century en route to his highest score in Test cricket. Photographs: BCCI India's win in the third Test in Mohali by 8 wickets means it cannot lose this series against England. On two previous occasions -- in 2014 in England and in 2012 in India -- India lost the series after taking the lead. Parthiv Patel made a comeback to the Indian team after 8 years, 105 days, and 83 Tests. ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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