newscricket3 days 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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newscricket4 days 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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newscricket7 days ago

Ravichandran Ashwin scheduled to play six games for Nottinghamshire County

Ravichandran Ashwin has been cleared to play six matches for Nottinghamshire County as part of preparation for the inaugural World Test Championship against West Indies. Earlier, Ajinkya Rahane penned a deal with Hampshire while Cheteshwar Pujara will represent Yorkshire in the County Championship.
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newscricket13 days ago

Rahul Dravid told me that he actually learnt a lot playing county cricket, says Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane has revealed that he called Rahul Dravid regarding his decision to play county cricket and the latter shared his experience of playing there and how the stint helped him. Rahane has already signed for Hampshire and will be the first Indian player to play for the said county.
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newscricket13 days ago

Our World Cup team is pretty strong, says Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane has stated India’s squad for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales is pretty strong. India has been on a roll in the past one year in ODI cricket but lost the previous series against Australia, however, they still hold the favourites tag along with few other teams.
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featurecricket16 days ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Rajasthan Royals

You never want to be a Rajasthan Royals owner, do you? Probably the nicest of the franchises in terms of contributions to Indian cricket, and the most emotional towards their recruits, it is a bittersweet irony that they have never been able to lay hands on the silverware after the 2008 success.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket22 days ago

IPL 2019 | We are happy to play any team in the playoffs, reveals Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant painted an extremely confident figure after securing a win for the Delhi Capitals side on Saturday and revealed that his team does not fear any other franchise ahead of the playoffs. Pant’s 53 off 38 balls helped DC register a five-wicket win against Rajasthan Royals.
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featurecricket22 days ago

DC vs RR | Player Ratings: Riyan Parag-Ish Sodhi’s brilliance not sufficient as Delhi Capitals secure five-wicket win

Riyan Parag played a heroic knock to ensure Royals had a respectable total on the board while Ish Sodhi kept his side alive by scalping three wickets. However, Delhi Capitals were too hot to handle and a disheartening batting collapse in a must-win game meant Royals are out of the race for playoffs.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricketa month ago

IPL 2019 | Meme Report - Sanju Samson’s efforts help Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets

After a solid bowling effort which restricted Sunrisers Hyderabad to a par total of 160 on a batting-friendly surface, Sanju Samson ensured that the team romped home on a canter. The Royals win also helped Chennai Super Kings qualify for the play-offs while ensuring that the hosts stay afloat.
Srijith Gopal
featurecricketa month ago

RR vs SRH | Player Ratings: Sanju Samson, Liam Livingstone gun down Sunrisers Hyderabad to keep Rajasthan Royals alive

Liam Livingstone and Sanju Samson’s brilliance while chasing a modest total of 161 helped Rajasthan Royals beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets to keep their side alive in the tournament. Their bowlers did a fantastic job by chipping wickets regularly and restricting SRH to a par total.
Suraj Choudhari