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Ajinkya Rahane – The man for all conditions

Ajinkya Rahane, the elegant right hander from Mumbai made his debut for India in March 2013 against Australia, in a test match at Delhi and since then he has come off a long way in being a test cricketer for India. In his career spanning a little over 2 years now , he has played 15 test matches, out of which he has played 13 matches outside Asia, 1 in Bangladesh and just the one in India.It would not be wrong to say that Rahane in his short career has impressed one and all by his technique, temperament and sheer elegance with which he bats . Continue reading Ajinkya Rahane – The man for all conditions

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Why is Rahul Dravid “The Dark Knight” of Indian Cricket

The year 2000 marked the beginning of a new era in Indian cricket when Sourav Ganguly took over captaincy from Sachin Tendulkar. He brought with him the much needed aggression and the killer instinct. With his captaincy began the aggregation of future cricket heroes which laid the foundation of revival of Indian cricket. Post his tenure the team needed someone like MS Dhoni who can help the team settle down and grow with the boys in the surge of glory. And yesterday was the arrival of Virat Kohli who is now expected to add aggression to his skills and take Indian cricket to new heights. It also marked the return of three legends of Indian cricket – Sachin, Laxman and Ganguly, who have been given the mantle to shape up the future of Indian cricket – administrative, training and temperament. It all looks so perfectly and presently planned for Indian cricket.

Rahul dravid driveAnd, like all the other people related to cricket always do, I have also missed mentioning anything about Rahul “The Wall” Dravid who has silently taken up the task of coaching India A and U19 teams. This will among many other things hone the mental skills of these budding cricketers as they rise up to the international level. Rahul Dravid is not only a Hero, he has been a silent guardian, a watchful protector, The Dark Knight. And this is true ever since he has started playing cricket. Below are a few reasons why you will believe this: Continue reading Why is Rahul Dravid “The Dark Knight” of Indian Cricket