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.
Cricket: Team India needs to define KL Rahul's role in the team
Making Rahul move up and down the order so regularly is not beneficial for hi...
Finch, Warner smash centuries as Australia thrash India by 10 wickets in 1st ODI
Chasing 256 for win, Finch (110 not out) and Warner (124 not...
High-flying Kiwis inflict first ODI series whitewash on India in 31 years
India's fielding was lax and failed to build pressure on the Black Caps, an apt representation of their struggles in this series.
Ind vs Aus: India might play all three openers
At a time when bilateral ODI series are fast losing relevance, the three-match rubber between two top teams could give a fresh lease of life to the format. The high-voltage rivalries that fans enjoy will be back as Rohit Sharma's elegance will be pitted against enforcer David Warner while the Virat Kohli vs Steve Smith duel will resume in earnest.
India vs New Zealand first T20: Change in plans
The last couple of seasons have been a roller-coaster ride for Rahul. He is undoubtedly a valuable asset to the team across formats, albeit this statement always comes with a rider. Performance, as in number of runs, matters most. In 2018, during the ODI series in England, Rahul scored 9 runs in two matches.
Ton up Rohit, Rahul take India to 387/5 against hapless Windies
Put into bat, India scored 387 for 5 in the second one-dayer against the West Indies here on Wednesday. Rohit gave India a flying start as he shared a 227-run partnership with KL Rahul for the opening wicket. Rohit made 159 of 138 balls while KL Rahul made 102 of 104 balls.
T20I India vs NZ: A cakewalk for India
2nd T20 KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer help India win by seven wickets after bowlers, led by Ravindra Jadeja, restrict New Zealand to 132/5
Walk in Eden Park: India crush New Zealand by seven wickets for 2-0 lead
India tightened their grip on the T20I series with a seven-wicket drubbing of New Zealand in the second match after their bowlers stifled the hosts on a pocket-sized Eden Park here on Sunday.
A fresh start for me but I haven't forgotten how to bat: Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan, who will be leading Delhi in their Ranji Trophy game against Hyderabad, is back after recovering from a knee injury sustained during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, which required 25 stitches.
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 became a key factor in their ODI World Cup semi-final exit. Nearly 12 different batsmen had been trialled at number four during the two-year experimentation phase before that tournament — all of it had come to nought with an inexperienced Rishabh Pant handed a job he couldn’t execute.
View: It’s tough to be Shikhar Dhawan
With a spate of injuries forcing Shikhar Dhawan out of the team once again, don’t fault him to feel a little insecure. But, trust him to come back stronger once again.
India vs South Africa: KL Rahul dropped, Gill included; Rohit set to play as opener
Opener KL Rahul was on Thursday dropped from the Indian Test squad for the upcoming Test series against South Africa, propelling senior bats...
Rohit Sharma becomes leading run-scorer in ODIs in 2019
He achieved the feat against West Indies in the ongoing second ODI of the three-match series here at Vishakapatnam. Sharma went on to register his seventh century in this calendar year and as a result, he surpassed Virat Kohli to achieve the feat. The 32-year-old Sharma so far has 1382 runs in the ODI format in 2019 while Kohli has 1292 runs to his credit.
KL Rahul pulls off a Rishabh Pant, babysits Jatin Sapru's daughter; shares cute picture on Twitter
‘Best company’, the cricketer wrote in the caption.
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