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Rahul Dravid | Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

On Rahul Dravid’s 46th birthday, 4 memorable innings from ‘The Wall’

In his 164-match Test career, Dravid performed the anchor’s role for the Indian middle order, scoring 13,288 runs at an average of 52.31.
File image of Vijay Hazare | Twitter

Remembering Vijay Hazare, one of India’s first great batsmen & first successful captain

Vijay Hazare was famous for making twin centuries against Don Bradman’s ‘Invincibles’ in Adelaide, and also for getting The Don clean-bowled twice.
File image of Cheteshwar Pujara | Twitter

Cheteshwar Pujara: The portrait of a Test cricketer as a team man

Cheteshwar Pujara has all the time in the world, all the heart that is needed, all the humility that is required, and all the will to just bat, bat and bat.
File image of Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji | Getty images

Remembering Ranjitsinhji, the first Indian who played Test cricket for England

Ranji also served as a colonel in the British Army in World War I, and later was the Maharaja of Nawanagar princely state in what is now Gujarat.
Ravi Shastri with the Indian cricket team | Twitter @BCCI

Ravi Shastri’s free to believe this Indian team is best. But he can’t change the facts

His comment on past Indian teams is utter fiction — the hard facts are Virat Kohli’s Team India wins handsomely at home and loses aggressively away.
In the survey, 70% respondents wanted more coverage of women’s cricket | @BCCI_Women/Twitter

Cricket has a billion fans the world over, reveals ICC’s global market research

87% of the survey respondents said the Olympics should feature the T20 format of the sport.
Cricket ball

Cricket races to save itself from years of declining popularity

The challenge for cricket – How to make a deeply complicated game palatable to a new audience, at a time of increasing competition from e-sports and video games?

On Camera

Congress headquarters

One in three people at Congress rallies may not have voted for the party: Lokniti-CSDS

Survey data from BJP and Congress rallies during 2019 election suggest that huge crowds are deceiving and don’t translate into votes in favour.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

The Mandal-Mandir era is over, make way for Modi

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.