Same cast and similar script to 2007 World Cup, can Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma take right calls, avoid another debacle?

Dravid-Rohit are dealing with the same pre-World Cup dilemma as Dravid-Chappell did in 2007. India are again top-heavy and there are more than one ‘slow coach’ seniors with strike rate issues. Shared News: July 12, 2022 8:45:06 am Indian team coach Rahul Dravid interacting with the players during a training session ahead of the fifth […]

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View, Review: In a parallel universe, Sreesanth could have been a Test great

If only the cricketing ecosystem was equipped to deal with the talented, mercurial but flawed fast bowler with perfect seam release and a motor mouth. Shared News: March 13, 2022 4:48:27 pm Sreesanth ended up with 87 wickets from 27 Tests. (File) Perhaps it’s best to start with a cricketing story. The man has been […]

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Weekly Sports Newsletter: Dravid, Pujara and the dying art of batting time

The visuals of Dravid swatting the ball to the cover boundary, raising his gloved hands and planting a kiss on his old navy blue India cap would get branded on the nation’s retina forever. Shared News: December 4, 2021 9:08:45 am Over the years Dravid has had a special eye on Pujara. (AP) Hi Readers, […]

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India vs India in last-day epic as Rachin, Ajaz save Kiwis in Kanpur

India’s captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur, India, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) Shared News: November 30, 2021 1:52:52 pm Destiny brought Rachin and Ajaz together, and they seized […]

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Rachin Ravindra: Debutant Kiwi all-rounder who is named after Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar

The 22-year-old has joined the likes of Deepak Patel, Ish Sodhi, Jeetan Patel, Jeet Raval, Ajaz Patel, Ronnie Hira, and Tarun Nethula as Indian-origin cricketers to play for the Black Caps. (Twitter/Blackcaps) Shared News: November 25, 2021 9:50:42 am Rachin Ravindra’s initials ‘Ra’ is inspired by Team India’s head coach Rahul Dravid, while ‘Chin’ is […]

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‘During Ravi Shastri’s tenure, there was no agenda, decisions came from purely thinking about team values’: Bharat Arun

Former India bowling coach Bharat Arun looks back fondly at his tenure with the Team India. (File) Shared News: November 24, 2021 2:15:49 pm India’s successful run India under coach Ravi Shastri and captain Virat Kohli, especially in Test matches, wouldn’t have been possible without Bharat Arun, who made the Indian bowling something to be […]

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Battle within the battle: Kohli vs Anderson the defining contest

Shared News: August 4, 2021 7:53:35 am In 2018, Kolhi scored 593 runs in five Tests, including two hundreds and three half-centuries.(FILE) Season 3 of a high-profile cricket rivalry is loading against the backdrop of Olympics fervour. Virat Kohli versus James Anderson is a battle within the battle and its outcome might well impact the […]

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Lot of talent in store, IPL is ready for expansion: NCA head Rahul Dravid

Shared News: November 13, 2020 7:10:16 pm Former India captain Rahul Dravid is currently serving as the director of National Cricket Academy (NCA). Former India captain Rahul Dravid strongly believes that Indian Premier League (IPL) is “ready for expansion” in terms of number of teams without compromising on the quality as well as quantity of […]

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Tale of two friends: Jasprit Bumrah took elevator, Priyank Panchal keeps climbing stairs

Shared News| January 4, 2020 7:56:14 am Gujarat teammates Priyank Panchal (R) with Jasprit Bumrah. At the Gujarat nets, before the match against Kerala, Jasprit Bumrah was running full steam. Priyank Panchal was facing him and he was happy to see that his team-mate didn’t lose anything after recovering from a lower-back stress fracture. Bumrah, […]

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