Indian cricket team
Kapil Dev turns 62: Sachin, Virat lead wishes
Yuvraj Singh tweeted: "Wishing a very happy birthday to the legendary champion & greatest all-rounder @therealkapildev paaji. May you continue to be blessed with good health and success. Looking forward to teeing-off with you real soon! Have a wonderful year ahead. Best wishes."
KL Rahul's exit leaves Indian batting with fewer options
Rahul could have made the playing eleven in place of either his Karnataka teammate Mayank Agarwal at the opening slot or at No. 5 in place of Hanuma Vihari. Both Vihari and Agarwal had impressed during the 2018-19 tour but are struggling to get runs during the ongoing series.
India, Australia players test negative, fit to fly to Sydney
"Playing members of the Indian cricket team and support staff underwent an RT-PCR Test for Covid-19 on January 3, 2021. All tests have returned negative results," said a statement from the Indian cricket board on Monday morning.
Rahane is brave, smart & has the respect of his team: Ian Chappell
India registered an emphatic eight-wicket win over Australia in the second Test of the ongoing four-match series, days after suffering a humiliating loss at the Adelaide when the team got bundled out for mere 36 at the Adelaide Oval. The win in the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground was also remarkable considering India were without their talismanic batsman Virat Kohli and ace pacers Ishant Sharma and Mohammad Shami.
Ind vs Aus: India's batting at risk after five players put in isolation
With Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw and Navdeep Saini put in isolation after both the Australian and Indian cricket boards launched an investigation into a video showing them sitting indoors in a restaurant, India could end up being short on batting options for the third Test if the five players don't come out of isolation on time.
India suffer blow as Umesh Yadav limps off the field on third day
The right-arm pace bowler, who removed Burns in just his second over, limped off the field after bowling the third delivery of his fourth over of Australia's innings.
Rahane, Jadeja may have taken the game away: Tendulkar
In a series of tweets, Tendulkar praised Rahane's captaincy and the efforts of the bowlers and debutant Shubman Gill. He also said that Rahane's unbeaten 104-run stand for the fifth wicket with Ravindra Jadeja, who will start Day 3 on 40, may have taken the game away from Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Melbourne Test, Day 2: Rahane's half-century takes India to 189/5 at tea
India was 189 for five at the end of the second session which was announced a bit early due to rain. India lost the wickets of Hanuma Vihari and wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant while adding 99 in the second session. Vihari fell for 21 to leave India at 116 for four. He had added 52 for the fourth wicket with Rahane.
India lose Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara in first session of 2nd day at Melbourne Cricket Ground
India, resuming at 36 for one, moved to 61 before Gill edged one behind off Pat Cummins. The young India opener fell for a 65-ball 45. Cummins then got rid of Pujara (17) in his next over, having him caught behind too with captain Tim Paine taking a one-handed, diving catch. India were suddenly 64 for three.
Bishan Singh Bedi warns DDCA of legal action if name not dropped from stand
Jaitley was the president of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) for 14 years between 1999 and 2013 and his son Rohan Jaitley currently holds that position. In a letter that Bedi sent on Saturday to DDCA president Rohan Jaitley as a reminder to the request he had made on December 23, the former spinner said that he is "sad" that Jaitley is yet to react to the letter.