Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicIndian Cricket

Topic: Indian Cricket

Choice in Sydney was between being in pain and getting out. I chose pain: Cheteshwar Pujara

In 'Mission Domination', Boria Majumdar and Kushan Sarkar write about Pujara's game plan in the third Test that set India on the path of a famous series win in Australia.

Jadeja to Swamy to Sikka, Indian celebs flaunting caste identities normalise inequalities

Melbourne University scholars write about routine brandishing of 'upper caste' culture, which reproduces inequalities and makes them dominant representation of a national culture.

Yashpal Sharma — gutsy, large-hearted cricketer who never received his due for 1983 win 

Yashpal Sharma — gutsy and large-hearted cricketer who played a crucial role in the 1983 World Cup, passed away Tuesday. He was 66.

India’s 1983 World Cup hero Yashpal Sharma dies of cardiac arrest

Yashpal, 66, was known for his gutsy attitude and his stroke-filled half century in the semifinal against England in the 1983 campaign at the Old Trafford.

Australia considers swapping venues for last two India Tests due to Sydney Covid outbreak

Cricket Australia still wants to host 3rd Test in Sydney from 7 to 11 January, but could swap it with Brisbane, where 4th Test is scheduled from 15 January.

When Rahul Dravid told Ram Guha to ‘shut up’ about cricket strategy, write history books

In ‘The Commonwealth of Cricket’, Ramachandra Guha writes about his admiration for Rahul Dravid, whom he once emailed some cricketing tips.

How Rohit Sharma manages to connect with his fans like no Indian cricketer does

In 'The Hitman', Vijay Lokapally and G. Krishnan write about Rohit Sharma's bond with his fans and the mantra that keeps him grounded.

Broken bones, fractured jaws, bruised egos — The lesser-known tale of India’s pace bowling

In 'Speed Merchants', Gulu Ezekiel and Vijay Lokapally write about fast bowlers who would be known on the world stage if India's Test debut had come in 1920s rather than 1932.

Brand Virat Kohli and how he became the world’s most marketable cricketer

Neither God of Cricket nor Captain Cool, Virat Kohli has been the protagonist for a different India. As he turns 32, a look at how he wedded sporting excellence to his star power.

‘Hooking a Shoaib Akhtar bouncer for 6’ — Dhoni shot that Sachin calls his favourite memory

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar tells ThePrint M.S. Dhoni will sit back and smile with satisfaction at having been such an inspiration pan India.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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