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I stopped thinking about Test career: Rohit Sharma
For someone, who has received bouquets and brickbats in equal measure, the 32-year-old is no longer bothered by criticism. "They (wife and daughter) fill me with love and happiness and I try to stay within that rather than thinking about X, Y or Z making comments about me," Rohit Sharma said. "I have actually passed that age to react to someone talking good or bad things about me.
Cricket: Finally, India have a No. 4
Team India’s middle-order muddle is only well known, and perhaps reached a crescendo in 2019 when it bec...
Beating England much needed boost for flagging South Africa
South Africa last won a test in their 3-0 series victory against Pakistan in Janu...
Dale Steyn says in talks for international comeback
Dale Steyn, who retired from Test cricket last year, has been battling to keep his career alive in the other two formats despite being hampered by a recurring shoulder injury. The 36-year-old is currently playing in the BBL. He picked the career-threatening shoulder injury in 2016 and appeared in just eight Tests, nine ODIs and two T20 Internationals since.
Cricket: KL Rahul rises like a phoenix
Sent home from Australia after the chat show controversy at the beginning of the year, Rahul ends 2019 on a strong note. With Rahul, India also have a wicket-keeping option in the T20 format. He has kept wickets at the domestic level and does so with reasonable success at the IPL. “He is definitely an option,” said India coach Ravi Shastri.
There is no doubt Dhoni will be retained by CSK in 2021: N Srinivasan
The lack of a BCCI central contract for the two-time former World Cup winning captain has sparked fresh rumours of his retirement in the last few days but Srinivasan, who is the vice-president and managing director of Indian Cements, owners of CSK, made it clear that Dhoni will continue to play for his franchise.
Open, not shut: Balancing three openers
Rohit & Rahul are in great form; Dhawan is back among runs. So who should be picked as openers? Kohli and Shashtri need to be diplomatic in selection for the team's sake.
Record number of Foreign Ministers to attend India's premier foreign policy dialogue from January 14
The three-day event, co-hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and Observer Research Foundation, will also see the participation of many deputy foreign ministers, former Prime Ministers, former Presidents, national security advisors, military chiefs and other high level policy-makers, scholars and officials.
Jasprit Bumrah receives Polly Umrigar and Dilip Sardesai awards
Polly Umrigar award is presented to the best male International cricketer and it carries a citation, trophy and cheque for Rs. 15 lakh. Dilip Sardesai award is conferred on both the highest wicket-taker and highest run-getter in Test cricket. Bumrah took 34 wickets in six matches with three five-wicket hauls.
BCCI set to appoint Madan Lal, Gautam Gambhir as CAC members
The third member of the panel is likely to be Mumbai-based woman international Sulakshana Naik, who has played two Tests and 46 ODIs for the country.
Pink ball Tests, World Cup upset & the roar of Bengal Tiger: Indian cricket made news in 2019
India were in for quite a bit of pain when New Zealand knocked them out in the World Cup semifinals.
Shafali is youngest Indian to score international fifty, surpasses Tendulkar's 30-year-old record
Playing in only her fifth T20I, Shafali put the West Indies attack to the sword, blasting six fours and four sixes on way to her maiden fifty at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium.
Sachin Tendulkar reveals how tech helped Team India plan better in 2002
The former cricketer recalls how the team’s initiation to technology was a gradual process.
Snakes on your T-shirt can get you kicked off the plane
A 10-year-old boy recently made headlines, thanks to his outfit.
India vs South Africa test series: Counting the gains
India beat South Africa 3-0 to reaffirm their home dominance. South Africa was at the receiving end throughout the series, as they just could not come up with any clear-cut plan to challenge the Indians. It was unclear, whether they learned anything.
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