Rishabh Pant

Decoding Team India’s Captaincy Conundrum

BENGALURU: After Indian Test captain Rohit Sharma contracted the COVID-19 virus ahead of the 5th Test against England, there are talks that he might not play the match. In his absence, pacer Jasprit Bumrah is touted to take over the reins. India have been grappling with a captaincy conundrum since the beginning of the year. […]

Dravid Throws His Weight Behind Under-Fire Pant

BENGALURU: After the 5th T20I between India and South Africa at Bengaluru was abandoned due to rain, India’s head coach Rahul Dravid threw his weight behind India’s stand-in captain for the series Rishabh Pant. The explosive wicketkeeper-batsman came under fire after he scored just 58 runs in the series and got out in a similar […]

Karthik, Avesh Help India Level Series

BENGALURU: On a pitch that spat out the variable bounce and some spice, Indian bowlers made mincemeat of South African batsmen and clinched an 82-run victory in the 4th T20I at Rajkot to level the series. The final match of the series, which will be a decider, will take place at Bengaluru on June 19. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Buttler’s Whirlwind Ton Fires Rajasthan To 15-Run Win Over Delhi

MUMBAI: Riding on Jos Buttler’s third ton of the season, Rajasthan Royals on Friday defeated Delhi Capitals by 15 runs to register their fifth win, out of seven matches, of the Indian Premier League 2022. They are now at the top of the Points Table. Only Virat Kohli (4 tons in 2016) has scored more […]

IPL 2022: Ferguson, Gill Run Riot As Gujarat Pip Delhi By 14 Runs

PUNE: Gujarat Titans (171-6) pipped Delhi Capitals (157-9) by 14 runs on Saturday in match 10 of the Indian Premier League. Here are the major highlights of the match – ‘Gallant’ Gill: After his opening partner Matthew Wade was dismissed in the first over, Shubman Gill held one end steadfastly and produced a terrific innings. […]

‘Game-changer Pant, Befuddled Kohli’: Day 1 Highlights of 1st India-Sri Lanka Test

Propped up by Rishabh Pant’s rollicking 96 and Hanuma Vihari’s fifty, India reached 357-6 at stumps on Day 1 of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Mohali. Playing his 100th Test, Virat Kohli uncorked a few gorgeous shots but was prised out at 45. Here are the highlights of the day: Rohit pulls and […]