IND VS ENG, 4th Test: Akash Deep's Sensational Debut Sends England Stumbling to 112/5 at Lunch on Day 1
Akash Deep showcased his skills by hitting the deck hard and utilizing both swing and seam movement effectively. Despite having to wait a bit, Akash Deep eventually claimed three crucial wickets, dismissing Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, and Zak Crawley in quick succession. His figures of 3/24 in his debut Test spell were impressive, complemented by Ravichandran Ashwin's (1/17) and Ravindra Jadeja's (1/28) contributions.
Ben Stokes Expresses Surprise Over Ranchi Pitch: 'Never Seen Anything Like It Before'
The pitch for the Ranchi Test has garnered attention due to its unique characteristics—dark brown, super dry, and cracked. Vice-captain Ollie Pope remarked earlier that the pitch already exhibits platey cracks, indicating potential challenges with turn and variable bounce right from the outset.
Blessed with a Son: Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli Name Him 'Akaay
Taking to their Instagram handles to spread the delightful news, the couple expressed their overflowing happiness and love, stating, “With abundant happiness and our hearts full of love, we are thrilled to announce that on 15th February, we welcomed our baby boy Akaay, who is now Vamika's little brother, into this world! We seek your blessings and good wishes during this beautiful time in our lives. We kindly request you to respect our privacy at this moment. Love & Gratitude. Virat & Anushka.”
Nasser Hussain Rebukes Ben Duckett: Jaiswal's Batting Mastery Rooted in His Own Journey
After the conclusion of the third day's play in Rajkot, Duckett had commended Jaiswal for his bold century and implied that the current England team deserves credit for inspiring teams to adopt a more aggressive approach in Test cricket.
Excitement Builds as Pant Nears IPL Comeback
Pant, who was involved in a serious car accident in December 2022, has been undergoing rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy and is diligently working to regain match fitness ahead of the IPL's commencement in the latter half of March.
Bumrah Withdrawn from Indian Test Squad, Rahul Unavailable for Ranchi Match"
Bumrah's departure from the squad is part of a strategic workload management plan. Despite his exceptional performance in the Test series, where he claimed 17 wickets in three matches and played a pivotal role in India's victory in Visakhapatnam, the decision was made to prioritize his physical well-being.
India Clinches Victory Over Spain in FIH Pro League with Penalty Shootout Win
The intense game saw both teams scoring two goals each during regulation time. Jarmanpreet Singh (1st minute) and Abhishek (35th minute) found the back of the net for India, while Jose Basterra (3rd minute) and Borja Lacalle (15th minute) scored for Spain.