newscricket3 days ago

I just want to enjoy my game and be a team-man, states Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane has revealed his experience of playing in his debut season of county cricket, explaining how it helps keep a player humble and grounded. He further talked about his removal as captain of Rajasthan Royals and his yearly tradition of meeting Sachin Tendulkar before the season commences.
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newscricket7 days ago

We need a batsman like Ajinkya Rahane at no.4, says Sanjay Jagdale

Former BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale believes India need a batsman like Ajinkya Rahane at no.4, because of his good record in overseas conditions. Jagdale noted that neither Rishabh Pant, nor Rahane, who had done well in England and Australia in Tests, were not included in the ODIs.
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newscricket7 days ago

County Championship 2019 | Ravichandran Ashwin bags six-wicket haul as Ajinkya Rahane fails to impress

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin continued to impress in his county stint with Nottinghamshire as he claimed his second consecutive five-wicket haul of the season. Meanwhile, Ajinkya Rahane's disappointment continued as he struck his third consecutive single digit score, managing just one run.
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newscricket9 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Decision to send in MS Dhoni at number seven was baffling, says Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar went on a rant after India’s semi final loss against New Zealand, demanding reasons for not sending Dhoni in at five or six. Gavaskar, alongside other former cricketers, said they were ‘baffled’ by the decision to send in Dhoni with India 71 for five, and nearly out of the game.
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newscricket9 days ago

Rohit Sharma to lead India against West Indies with Virat Kohli set to be rested - Reports

Rohit Sharma is expected to lead India in the limited-overs matches in their upcoming tour of West Indies where they are set to play three ODIs and three T20Is. Virat Kohli is set to be given a long break post the World Cup, and might also miss the Test series set to commence on August 22.
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newscricket11 days ago

2019 County Championship | Ravichandran Ashwin shines with an eight-wicket haul, but Ajinkya Rahane fails

Ravi Ashwin marked his second outing with Nottinghamshire with an eight-wicket match haul against Somerset in the Specsavers County Championship Division One at Taunton. Meanwhile, compatriot Ajinkya Rahane failed for his team Hampshire, scoring just seven runs in total from both innings.
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newscricket13 days ago

Legends react as former India captain Sourav Ganguly turns 47

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly turned 47 today and wishes poured in from all around the world. The entire cricketing fraternity wished him on Twitter and those who played under his leadership shared the impact he had on their careers and shared their most cherished moments on Dada's birthday.
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newscricketa month ago

As a batsman, it’s a challenge to play on club grounds, says Ajinkya Rahane

Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahana, currently plying his trade for county side Hampshire, revealed that the conditions at the smaller club grounds open on all sides are very different from those used on the international stage. He went on to discuss his experience of playing county cricket so far.
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newscricket2 months ago

My plan was to bat, bat and bat, says Ajinkya Rahane after century on County debut

Ajinkya Rahane, who became the third Indian batsman to score a century on County debut, has stated that he simply wanted to bat longer, which helped him a lot. The Indian Test vice-captain has also added that he took the help from local County players regarding the conditions and batting plans.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ajinkya Rahane hits century for Hampshire on County debut

Ajinkya Rahane scored a brilliant 119 on his County debut for Hampshire against Nottinghamshire in the County Championship before the former declared at 367/5. In doing so, Rahane became the third Indian after Piyush Chawla and Murali Vijay to score a century on their county debuts in England.
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