Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
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Topic: Test match

‘Poor Man’s Sobers’ Eknath Solkar ended notion Indian cricketers were born with butter fingers

In 'My Cricket Hero', Gulu Ezekiel writes about Eknath Solkar who stood up to legends and was instrumental in India recording its first overseas wins in West Indies and England.

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.

South Africa beat India by 7 wickets in third Test to win series 2-1

India had won the opening Test in Centurion before the hosts bounced back in the second Test in Johannesburg with a seven-wicket victory.

As Kiwis turn to Indian spin, Mumbai welcomes home Ajaz Patel and Rachin Ravindra

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel and Rachin Ravindra, both in their first year of Test cricket, will see a homecoming like no other when they come to Mumbai for the Test match.

Concerns rise about India’s cricket tour of South Africa amid Omicron variant spread

Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said Saturday that the BCCI should consult the government before sending the senior men's cricket team to South Africa.

Rohit Sharma to skip entire New Zealand Test series, Virat Kohli opts out of first game

Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane will lead the side in the opening Test in Kanpur as Kohli extends his break after opting out of the 3-match T20 series starting 17 November in Jaipur.

4th Test, Day 2: England build lead on a dried pitch, India fight back as Oval plot thickens

On Day 2 of fourth test, England hoped to bounce back from the damage done by the Indian pace attack on Day 1 but largely failed with the English innings wrapping up at 290.

4th Test, Day 1: Bumrah helps India fight back at The Oval, England trail by 138 runs

As the game resumes, keep an eye out for Bumrah. He is one wicket away from his 100th. He might just hold the key to this Test and the series.

Theaterisation of Indian military is the way forward. Setting up an expert panel a good start

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PM to Pichai, Tendulkar, Viv Richards, Shah Rukh & Bachchan — all hail India’s Gabba win

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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