Shreyas Iyer, who became India's 16th Test centurion on debut, entered the ICC Test Rankings in 74th position. Iyer, with 105 and 65, also became the first Indian player to slam a ton and fifty on Test debut.
With only 27 players getting retained by the eight existing teams, the pool for the IPL mega auction will be replete with global cricket superstars. But before that, the two new teams will pick their stars during a special player draft.
After the eight Indian Premier League teams finalise their retention plans, new franchises -- Lucknow and Ahmedabad -- will pick a maximum of three players between December 1 and 25 before the IPL mega auction in January.
Shreyas Iyer becomes the 16th Indian to score a century on Test debut which includes current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in the list. Iyer's 105 off 171 balls was studded with 13 fours and two sixes.
The asking rate for Virat Kohli to catch up with Sachin Tendulkar will be pretty challenging – at least six centuries per year for the next five years.
Venkatesh Iyer bowled for the first time in India colours and returned with tidy figures of 3-0-12-1, while bowling in the crucial middle overs in the third and final T20I against New Zealand.
India head coach Rahul Dravid stressed the importance of giving opportunities to the youngsters, especially with a cramped cricket schedule ahead.
Chasing India’s 184/7, Axar Patel’s three wickets in the powerplay paralysed New Zealand batting line-up. The Kiwis finished at 111 all out in 17.2 overs.
The India vs New Zealand third T20 at Eden on Sunday has come like whiff of fresh air in the City of Joy. The last time Kolkata hosted a T20 international was in 2018 between India vs West Indies.
After posting 184/7, India dismissed New Zealand for 111 in 17.2 overs in the third and final T20I at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. It's India 3-0 New Zealand. Catch highlights here.
India lead the T20 series against New Zealand 2-0 with wins in Jaipur and Ranchi. The IND vs NZ game at Eden Gardens is technically a dead rubber.
India have already taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in their three-match T20 International series against New Zealand. Check match and telecast details of the third IND vs NZ T20 cricket match.
India have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series against New Zealand with wins in Jaipur and Ranchi. The third match will be played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on Sunday.
India captain Rohit Sharma reserved special praise for Harshal Patel, who won the player of the match award on his debut. India beat New Zealand in the 2nd T20I match tof take a 2-0 lead.
During their 117-runs stand against New Zealand in Ranchi, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul became the first Indian pair to record five consecutive 50+ partnerships in T20Is.
New Zealand's Martin Guptill leads the list with 3248 runs compared to Virat Kohli’s 3227. Rohit Sharma is third in the list with more than 3000 runs.
Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin and Harshal Patel bowled brilliantly for India to restrict New Zealand to 153/6. India chased the target with in 17.2 overs.
An opening stand of 117 between KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma helped India get past New Zealand's 153/6 by 7 wickets and take 2-0 lead in 3-match series.
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.