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 him, or the team. At a time when India are tinkering with more than one position in the middle order, Rahul’s success should be used to plug at least one gap. If the team doesn’t think he is a long-term option as an opener, then the most elegant solution would be to nail him down at No. 4.
Rohit slams century, Kohli 89 to help India claim series 2-1
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IPL Auction: Pat Cummins becomes the most expensive foreign buy ever at Rs 15.5 crore
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Cricket: Team India needs a new approach in T20s
In T20s, India need players who can bat around Viratt Kohli and Rohit Sharma and play with more freedom. India won the first T20I despite hitting fewer boundaries than the West Indies, but just like Kohli’s special knock, that was an exception, not the rule. Which is why the West Indies might go into the decider in Mumbai as the slight favourites.
Simon Taufel reveals the prerequisites of an umpire: Keen eyesight, strong back, good stamina
Acute senses aren’t the only attributes needed to officiate in cricket matches.
No Russell, no Bravo as West Indies name ODI and T20 squad for India series
Russell, who played six games at the recently-concluded Abu Dhabi T10 league, didn't find a place despite being fit, while Bravo, who had earlier hinted of an international comeback, was also not considered. Star opener Chris Gayle was in contention but he decided to take "a break", making him unavailable.
Fifth Umpire: IPL likely to have an extra official to monitor no-balls
It was also learnt that the much-hyped 'Power Player' concept of substitutions during IPL games was shelved for the time being as the project can't be piloted during upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (National T20), starting later this week. However the talking point was having an exclusive umpire to check on the contentious front-foot and height no balls.
Conflict of Interest: BCCI ethics officer asks Dravid to depose on November 12
MPCA life member Sanjiv Gupta had filed the complaint against Dravid, alleging conflict of interest in his current role as NCA Head and being an India Cements employee. He was also the head coach of the India A and Under-19 teams.
Virat Kohli rested from T20s against Bangladesh, maiden call-up for Shivam Dube
The squad for the Test series against Bangladesh remained unchanged after India's 3-0 whitewash of South Africa recently. The series starts November 3 and comprises three T20 Internationals and two Tests. Pacer Bumrah's return will take longer.
Cricket, football, NBA: Nita Ambani's never-ending love affair with sports
Ambani's first tryst with sports happened when she was 44.
Sourav Ganguly: Once a leader, always a leader
Be it forming one of the most destructive opening partnership in one-day internationals with the iconic Sachin Tendulkar or backing greenhorns like Yuvraj Singh and Virender Sehwag, Ganguly was always sure of himself and at ease.
Mukesh, Nita Ambani host Diwali bash; Isha stuns in saree; Akash-Shloka in hues of blue and pink
It was a star-studded affair with the Mumbai Indians' players in attendance.
India is the sporting destination: Nita Ambani
Ambani, also founder chairperson of Reliance Foundation, told the audience how sports changed her life, perspective and worldview.
The object of Dada's affection: No ordinary Rolex, Sourav Ganguly has a Rs 20 lakh Moonphase on his wrist
The Moonphase model is built to display the lunar body’s position accurately for 122 years.
Rohit Sharma clears first test with flying colours
In his first innings as Test opener, Rohit Sharma hits an authoritative century before rain washes out final session.
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