India may have gone down in the Johannesburg Test to South Africa, but one man again came out of the game with his reputation enhanced. Pace bowling all-rounder Shardul Thakur registered career-best Test figures of 7 for 61, also the best by an Indian against South Africa in Tests – quite a big achievement. Not only with the ball, but Thakur also chipped in with the bat, playing a crucial cameo in the second innings, when India needed runs after losing some quick wickets. It was a performance that deserved to end up on the winning side. However, the visitors faltered rather jarringly in other aspects and conceded the Test.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
Top 5 Reasons Behind GT's Success In IPL 2022
The finishing is an area where Gujarat have an enviable edge over the others. Rahul Tewatia has played a couple of incredible knocks to lift the team to victory from near-impossible situations. David Miller played perhaps the knock of the tournament...
10-Team IPL: Not Such A Great Idea?
Analyzing the decision in hindsight, BCCI's decision to expand the tournament to 10 teams as well as go in for a mega auction dealt a double blow to the popularity of the T20 league for this season. Speaking about the mega auction first...
IPL 2022: TEAM OF WEEK 7
PBKS opener Jonny Bairstow had a fantastic week. He scored 56 off 40 against RR in a losing cause and followed it up with a scintillating 66 off 29 against RCB. In many ways, this was the knock of the week as Bairstow was in supreme control...
IS BRENDON MCCULLUM THE RIGHT CHOICE AS ENGLAND'S NEW TEST COACH?
Before being expected to deliver results, McCullum and new England captain Ben Stokes will have to sit down and put together a 15-20 member squad on paper who can represent them in Test cricket over the next couple of years. This will be an extremely arduous task...
Trending Cricket Updates
Why Did Ajinkya Rahane Miss The Trick By Not Playing County And Preferring IPL?
If Rahane wants to return to the scheme of things for India, County Cricket at this time would have served him well.
Cheteshwar Pujara: Back In The Running
Missing out on the IPL has proved to be a blessing in disguise for Pujara as he has been absolutely sensational for his county. In four matches, he has smashed 717 runs at a spectacular average of 143.40 with four hundreds...
Was Ravindra Jadeja Treated Unfairly By CSK?
The first question that obviously comes to mind in the wake of everything that has transpired is whether the decision to appoint Jadeja as CSK skipper was the right one in the first place.
news & events
THE BREAKFAST BUFFET WAS ASTOUNDING — YUZVENDRA CHAHAL
TRAVEL & LEISURE