Tag: Ajinkya Rahane

Virat Kohli returns as captain but it’s not the same team

On Friday, February 5, Virat Kohli will pat Ajinkya Rahane’s back for a ‘job well done and exceeding expectations’ in Australia and re-assume the captaincy...

India equipped to resolve crisis amicably: Lata Mangeshkar on global support for farmers’ protests

Mumbai: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Wednesday joined Indian personalities, including cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, actors Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn, in expressing support for the...

Fifty years, not out: Glory at the Gabba can be traced to the coming of age of Indian cricket in 1971

What is Indian cricket’s coming-of-age moment? 1983 would be up there — colour television had just arrived in urban India; we saw Kapil Dev lift...

Super power: India finally emerges as the lords of Test cricket, the ultimate crucible of the game

India has been cricket’s economic super power since the days of Jagmohan Dalmiya. The IPL has amplified its commercial clout manifold. It is the sport’s...

Captain Ajinkya Rahane’s fine century puts India in driver’s seat

MELBOURNE: Ajinkya Rahane played a captain’s knock, a workmanlike century that steered India into a dominant position and took the sting out of Australia‘s potent...

Hard to put feelings in words, we lacked intent: Virat Kohli

A deflated India skipper Virat Kohli conceded he had no words to explain the morale-crushing loss to Australia in the opening day/night Test here and...