Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicIndian cricket team

Topic: Indian cricket team

‘Morganball’ is no silver bullet—but India can make it work with Bumrah, Shami and Chahal

It's no surprise that Buttler’s England collapsed trying to target Indian bowlers while batting first. 'Morganball' suits India's white-ball team well.

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.

Mithali Raj came when nobody cared about women’s cricket. 23 years later, not much has changed

Mithali Raj's story will continue to inspire generations of women in a predominantly male sport. But her quiet sendoff shows why BCCI needs to step up.

Ganguly promised spot on team, says Wriddhiman Saha, shares threatening texts from ‘journalist’

Dropped from Sri Lanka Test series, wicketkeeper Saha said head coach Rahul Dravid had asked him to think about retiring despite earlier assurances from BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly.

Before 2004 tour of Pakistan, Dalmiya gave players the option to skip. All declared available

In ‘On Board’, former BCCI admin Ratnakar Shetty writes about how Vajpayee wished the Indian cricket team luck, and the players promised him that they would do their best.

India defeat West Indies by 44 runs in 2nd ODI to seal three-match series

After a shaky start, India was reeling at 43 for three, but Suryakumar Yadav's 64 runs innings & a crucial 91-run stand with vice-captain KL Rahul helped India post a total of 237.

India marks 1,000th ODI with convincing 6-wicket win over West Indies in Ahmedabad

With Sunday's victory set up by captain Rohit Sharma and spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar, India became the first cricket team in the world to play 1,000 Men's ODIs.

‘You did good’: Anushka pens post for Virat Kohli as he steps down as India test captain

The actress lauded her husband for his achievements in the last seven years as captain, as well as his personal growth.

It was never about statistics for Virat Kohli. The cricket ground was a theatre of passion

There cannot be a better example of ‘sincere passion’ than Virat Kohli. Perhaps no future Indian captain will celebrate the fall of a wicket of the rival team as joyously as Kohli.

Virat Kohli steps down as India Men’s Test captain

Kohli's resignation comes after India lost the Test series to South Africa. Under Kohli's captaincy, India had achieved world no. 1 rank and reached the World Test Championship final.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.