Shankar replaces Pandya, Gill receives maiden call-up

Shankar replaces Pandya, Gill receives maiden call-up

Monday, 14 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Tamil Nadu all-rounder Vijay Shankar on Sunday replaced the suspended Hardik Pandya for India's ongoing ODI series in Australia while rising star Shubman Gill received his maiden call-up to the national team for the New Zealand tour beginning on January 23. Shankar is a like-for-like replacement for Pandya while Gill replaces...

When joke became reality for Behrendorff

When joke became reality for Behrendorff

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PTI | Adelaide

On a dream ODI debut, Australian pacer Jason Behrendorff picked up a wicket in his very first over and this was exactly what he had joked about ahead of the match. In a nightmare start to their chase, India were reduced to four for three in the fourth over, with Behrendorff...

No better place to make my India debut than New Zealand, says Gill after India call-up

No better place to make my India debut than New Zealand, says Gill after India call-up

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Considered the 'next big thing' in Indian cricket, Shubman Gill has broken into the national team sooner than he expected and says there can't be a better place to start his international career than New Zealand, where he was named player of U-19 World Cup, 12 months ago. The last one...

Batting at No 5 for India A has helped my game: Vijay Shankar

Batting at No 5 for India A has helped my game: Vijay Shankar

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Vijay Shankar was mercilessly roasted by fans when he failed to pick Mustafizur Rahaman's variations during the Nidahas T20 final but Rahul Dravid's confidence in his "finishing  abilities" has made him more confident for his upcoming second stint with the Indian team. The 27-year-old Tamil Nadu all-rounder will be joining the...

Lahiri drops to Tied-63rd as Kuchar maintains lead at Sony Open

Lahiri drops to Tied-63rd as Kuchar maintains lead at Sony Open

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PTI | Honolulu

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri ended with a one-over 71 in the third round that saw him drop to three-under 207 for a Tied-63rd spot at the Sony Open here. The lead stayed with Matt Kuchar, who kept another clean card and shot a 4-under 66 to take a two-shot lead into...

Reality check for India

Reality check for India

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PTI | Sydney

Rohit's heroics go in vain as Richardson, Behrendroff shine with ball to put Aussies 1-0 up in three match series Rohit Sharma's individual brilliance was not enough to make up for a floundering top and middle order as India suffered a 34-run defeat at the hands of a resilient Australia...

Rohit says ideal number four is Dhoni, differs with Kohli

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PTI | Sydney

Differing with his skipper Virat Kohli's views, India's ODI vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Saturday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni is "ideal" for the number four slot, as the team works on getting the batting order right for the World Cup. Rohit added it was his personal view and that the captain and...

Dhoni scores 10000 ODI runs

Sunday, 13 January 2019 | PTI | Sydney

The seasoned Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday became the fifth player to score 10000 runs for India in One-day International cricket, adding another feather to his illustrious cap. Starting the innings at 9999 runs, Dhoni took seven deliveries to reach the landmark on his way to a patient 51 in the...

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