Hardik Pandya

Klaasen’s Class Act Decimates India; SA Take 2-0 Lead

CUTTACK: Riding on Heinrich Klaasen’s whirlwind 81, South Africa chased down 149 in 18.2 overs against India in the 2nd T20I at Cuttack to seal a four-wicket win. The visitors have now taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Rabada and Parnell’s stranglehold: South Africa’s opening bowlers – Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell – […]

Kotla Debacle: Miller, Dussen Bruise India With 7-Wkt Win

  NEW DELHI: Powered by audacious innings from David Miller and Rassie van der Dussen, South Africa chased down 212 in 19.1 overs against India in the first T20I at Delhi to script a seven-wicket win. With this victory, the visitors have taken a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Here are the highlights from […]

Rahul, Kuldeep Ruled Out Of SA Series; Pant To Lead

NEW DELHI: KL Rahul, who was named captain for the series, has been ruled out of the five-match T20I series against South Africa. The 30-year-old has picked up a right-groin injury due to which he will not be available for all five matches. In his absence, the wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant is named as the captain […]

India Vs SA T20I Series: 5 Players To Look Out For

BENGALURU: India and South Africa are set to cross swords in the five-match T20I series which is starting on June 9. With World T20 slated to take place later this year, both the teams are aiming to firm up their team combinations. Let’s look at five players to look out for in the series: 1) […]

India Vs SA T20s: Which Team Has The Edge?

BENGALURU: India and South Africa are set to lock horns in the five-match T20I series which is starting on June 9. The series is being organised keeping in mind the World T20 which will take place later this year in October-November. So, both the teams are looking at it to try different players, finetune their […]

With Hardik As Skipper, Sachin Picks His IPL 2022 XI

  BENGALURU: Cricketing maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday picked his Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 team based on the individual performances of players during the tournament. Prominent names such as Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma failed to make the cut as Sachin didn’t go by reputation or their past performances. “It’s got nothing to do […]

IPL 2022: Dynamites & Duds Of Season

BENGALURU: Every season of the Indian Premier League produces new heroes, while some big names come a cropper. The New Indian looks at dynamites and duds of the IPL 2022: The Dynamites: 1) Hardik Pandya: The Gujarat Titans was arguably the most impactful player of the IPL 2022 as he not only shone with bat […]

IPL 2022: How Hardik Defied Naysayers By Leading Titans To Glory

BENGALURU: Before the Indian Premier League began, Gujarat Titans were not among the hot favourites to lift the coveted trophy. Apart from being a new franchise, their appointed captain Hardik Pandya was in the throes of persistent woes. The India all-rounder had not played competitive cricket since the T20 World Cup in September-October last year […]

Debut To Remember: Gujarat Titans Win IPL 2022

PUNE: From being written off after the auction to top the round-robin stage, Gujarat Titans made a debut to remember as they won the Indian Premier League 2022 title beating Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets – with 11 balls remaining. At the majestic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Hardik Pandya got all the adulation of […]

IPL 2022: Has Virat Kohli Regained His Mojo?

BENGALURU: Virat Kohli’s form in all formats has been a cause of concern for over two years now. However, on Thursday, the 33-year-old batsman cracked a magnificent 73 off 54 balls and led Royal Challengers Bangalore to an important win against Gujarat Titans. After a long time, he looked in his element and whipped out […]