Wednesday, 30 November, 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

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

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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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.