This double ton comes when Rahane is struggling to regain his spot in the Indian Test set-up after being out of form for a long while.
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The Day 2 of the mega auction began with teams bidding for South African batter Aiden Markram. The right-handed batter was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) for Rs 2.6 crore.
Against all odds, it was under Ajinkya Rahane’s leadership that India registered a famous series win in Australia.
Newly appointed T20 captain and regular opener Rohit Sharma, wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, and pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami have all been rested as part of BCCI’s workload management policy.
Prithvi Shaw, who captained Mumbai to victory in the 2020/21 Vijay Hazare Trophy, will serve as his deputy, said an announcement by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on its website on Monday.
India went from 97 for no loss to 112/4 as the Indian batsmen fell to swing from James Anderson as well as a run out [of Rahane].
India play the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand from June 18 here at the Hampshire Bowl and a five-Test series against England in August-September.
There had been talks and speculation that Rahane, after helping India win two of the last three Tests in Australia, could replace Kohli as skipper. Rahane, however, was modest after helping his team beat Australia.
Before the MCG Test, Rahane had led India twice and had registered wins on both the occasions.
Williamson scored a century against Pakistan in the first Test at Mount Maunganui this week as his team defeated the visitors by 101 runs. The effort earned him man-of-the-match award and valuable points.
Gavskar, a former India captain, said that he has made the observation from the few Test matches that Rahane has captained in before the second Test strated at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
While Rohit scored his third hundred of the series, reaching the three-figure mark with a six, Rahane brought up another fifty as the score read 205/3 at Tea.
In July, Rahane and his wife had revealed the news of pregnancy as the two shared a few pictures on Instagram.
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Indian captain Virat Kohli hammered a listless New Zealand attack with a superlative double hundred as the hosts piled up a mammoth 557 for five on the second day of the third cricket Test here. Kohli stroked his way to a career-best 211 and was brilliantly supported by Ajinkya Rahane,[Read More…]